Neena Rock is carving out an impressive record on the race track.
Bruce Cameron easily won the Hawera Smallbore Rifle Club's season aggregate competition.
Taranaki kayakers dominated the age-group divisions at the New Zealand kayaking champs at Rotorua's Lake Okareka on Saturday.
The Taranaki secondary schools rugby side finished the season unbeaten when edging the Mellowpuff Charitable Trust XV 35-31 in an entertaining game.
Former Black Caps wicketkeeper named new captain of Central Districts, relieving Kieran Noema-Barnett of his duties.
New Plymouth's Bret De Faria chalked up one of his biggest wins when he beat a quality lineup in the Northern Area Eight-ball Association's tournament in Onehunga.
Two certainties emerged in week five of the national provincial premiership.
The Taranaki Under-19 team will need to beat Manawatu this week to qualify for the top eight at the national tournament this month.
Kayla Manuirirangi called the shots for New Plymouth Girls' High School Hawks on Saturday.
Taranaki development players were the architects of their own demise against Auckland on Saturday.
OPINION: There is little more that can be said of Richie McCaw that has not already been printed, broadcast or televised.
A hometown victory for New Plymouth boxer Sam Rapira was extra special, and he's eager for more.
New Zealand were pushed to the brink in a pulsating 14-10 win over South Africa in Wellington.
The All Blacks withstand a late onslaught from the Springboks to eke out a 14-10 win in Wellington.
Amber Bellringer and Katherine Banks team up for Todd Energy 99ers in the New Plymouth premier women's club basketball grand final.
There were some good scores from the junior shooters at the Eltham Smallbore Rifle Club's weekly shoot.
James Marshall failed to coax younger brother Tom over for a family photo after Thursday night's NPC match.
Rapira takes the title
Sam Rapira is the new New Zealand Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion.
If the Taranaki development team is to fulfil its season's goals, then it might have to tip over Auckland today.
Training has taken a back seat to school work for talented teenage triathlete Emma Daniels this week.
A magnificent try by Naholo seals a win
A magnificent last-gasp try to Waisake Naholo overshadowed a shocking decision in the final moments of Taranaki's NPC game against Tasman.
Richard Hackney knows he's the underdog for tonight's light heavyweight boxing contest against Sam Rapira.
Photographer Charlotte Curd spent some time with the young athlete at New Plymouth Boys' High School this week.
North Taranaki Indoor Bowls president Val Webster has won her gold star awarded for five centre titles.
Fitzroy's Holly Winter came agonisingly close to lifting the New Zealand girls age-group championships title at the Tauhara course in Taupo last week.
IAN SNOOK - Taranaki Daily NewsOPINION: With Beauden Barrett not selected to start in the test match against South Africa, perhaps his mind could wander off.
The brothers Marshall will be staring each other down at Trafalgar Park in what could be a significant match in the NPC premiership.
Taranaki sports fans could be showing the next football superstars the sights of the region.
A pre-game pep talk from New Zealand women's sevens player Gayle Broughton helped the Hawera Intermediate sevens team continue their roll at the Aims Games in Tauranga.
A high number of short turnarounds has been cited as the major reason Taranaki have decided to rest midfielder Charlie Ngatai.
Rookie Taranaki flanker Iopu Iopu-Aso describes making his debut against Southland as one of the best feelings of his life.
Sam "The Terror" Rapira is counting down the days to the biggest challenge of his boxing career so far.
Gymnasts for the New Plymouth School of Gymnastics won 17 medals at the apparatus finals in Taupo.
New Plymouth's Brad Still was the best of the six Taranaki drivers at the Blossom Kart meeting in Hastings.
It was Taranaki football's big day out at Manukorihi Park last Saturday and Woodleigh were one of the winners.
Moturoa are on the back foot in their bid to win a spot in the Central League women's league next season.
Incoming Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd has a battle on his hands to keep Wellington in the NPC premiership after they threw away a halftime lead so healthy it had a Heart Foundation tick on it.
Veteran coach Colin Cooper believes impressive Taranaki No 8 Blade Thomson has the potential to be an All Black.
OPINION: The positives far outweighed the negatives in Beauden Barrett's first run-on start in the All Blacks' No 10 jersey.
Taranaki showing capability as attacking force
Taranaki's growing reputation as an attacking force in the NPC was again on show on Saturday.
The Taranaki development rugby team had to withstand a late comeback from North Harbour as they held on for a 25-23 win at Yarrow Stadium on Saturday.
The Taranaki under-19 rugby team got their national tournament qualification series off to a good start on Saturday.
New Plymouth Girls' High School finished second in the AA girls' section at the zone three secondary schools' basketball tournament in New Plymouth on Saturday.
New Plymouth Rangers have done what they couldn't engineer last year and that is win Taranaki football's two most prized trophies.
Taranaki swimmers finished on a golden note on the final day of the five-day New Zealand age-group and open championships in Wellington on Saturday.
Amber and blacks bag another convincing NPC win, running in six tries to hammer Southland 41-19 at Yarrow Stadium.
The New Plymouth Girls' High School first XI hockey side finished 15th at the Federation Cup tournament in Dunedin.
There were a few home truths being laid down at Taranaki development training this week as the side looks to bounce back from a heavy loss to Counties Manukau when they host North Harbour today.
Eliot Lundon-Moore claimed his third gold on day three of the New Zealand age group and open short course swimming championships in Wellington.
Fashion and family square off in the boxing ring
The forces of fashion and family collide in the women's bout billed as the "Katfight" on the corporate card at next Friday's boxing fight night.
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