New Plymouth's Thomas Boniface won the cadet title at the New Zealand karting championships in Blenheim last weekend.
DEENA COSTER - © Fairfax NZ NewsSome hardcore Crossfit fans spent Easter raising money for two needy kids.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Plymouth Boys' High School had to battle back twice to secure a hard-fought 3-3 draw with Francis Douglas Memorial College.
Sanzar have shown its moral responsibility around possible brain injuries is as carefree as referee Garratt Williamson.
Two late goals gave Team Taranaki a flattering 3-1 win over Feilding in a Federation League football match at New Plymouth's Merrilands Domain yesterday.
He might be one of the toughest men on the planet, but that doesn't stop Hasim Rahman from also being one of the most charming.
Inglewood spoil the party
Inglewood managed to spoil Stratford's 125th party on Saturday, but only just.
Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata on Friday.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsNaumai kickstarted their season with a 54-42 win over Raukura in Taranaki premier one netball in New Plymouth.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsTwo games, two wins in the Federation League for Team Taranaki.
BEAVEN DEWAR - © Fairfax NZ NewsSpotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsWhen you are playing with a depleted roster you generally have to do the basics right.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsBrendan Haami might be the only former player not enjoying the build-up to Stratford's 125th jubilee celebrations.
The topsy-turvy nature of this year's premier rugby continued yesterday, leaving Inglewood as the only unbeaten team.
NICK NORTHAM - © Fairfax NZ NewsTaranaki Golf's up-and-coming players compete in the junior development quadrangular at the Marton Golf Club next week.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsIf there is one thing we have come to expect from Francis Douglas Memorial College over the last few seasons it's that size doesn't really matter.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsClifton did not have to look too hard during the review of their big loss to New Plymouth Old Boys to figure out where they need to improve.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Taranaki Mountain Airs face an uphill battle against the Nelson Giants.
IAN SNOOK - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: Which Super Rugby franchise has found itself one of the bottom two teams in the competition an alarming 11 times?
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsIt's been a tough introduction to premier one netball for New Plymouth's Sacred Heart Girls' College.
Francis Douglas Memorial College show that size doesn't really matter in rugby.
GRANT HASSALL - © Fairfax NZ NewsNeville Elliott will become the first person in the history of Taranaki bowls to have held down the three most powerful administration roles.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsRhys Marshall has figured a few things out as the 2014 Super Rugby season progresses.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsA wretched season on the field has ended with Central Districts boss Hugh Henderson calling it quits.
The top two secondary school sides in Taranaki are about to battle it out as in their traditional fixtures for the season.
Mokau's Adrian Smith is on the verge of making New Zealand cross-country motorcycle racing history and, if he can keep a clear head and stay out of trouble, he'll possibly do just that next month.
The Waitara Bears mauled the Hawera Hawks 70-4 in a Taranaki premier rugby league club match in Hawera on Saturday.
FDMC open their premier football season with a convincing 4-1 win against Inglewood.
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BEAVEN DEWAR - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Plymouth Old Boys made it two from two in premier club rugby on Saturday when thrashing Clifton 52-20.
The last of the old Taranaki rugby crew has left.
Taranaki are on the cusp of losing two of their most influential players ahead of the national provincial championship.
New Plymouth's Charlotte Webby had to settle for second overall in the open water swim series behind Australian champion Melissa Gorman.
Team Taranaki got off to a fast start against Palmerston North side Red Sox in New Plymouth yesterday.
Aaron Bailey-Nowell's 200th National Basketball League match wasn't meant to end like this - a hefty 84-62 loss to the Waikato Pistons in Hamilton yesterday.
New Plymouth Old Boys made a statement in just the second week of Taranaki premier rugby, thumping Clifton 55-20 at Vogeltown Park on Saturday.
One of Taranaki rugby's hard men is leaving the side to play with the Cardiff Blues in Wales.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsJono Phillips will head a three-man coaching panel for the new Taranaki under-19 team.
High heat and humidity await a group of New Plymouth Boys' High School students as they embark on a hockey tour of Asia.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsTeam Taranaki coach Ian McGrath is wary of his side's chances against a new-look Red Sox team from Palmerston North in tomorrow's Federation League football match at New Plymouth's Onuku Taipari Domain.
Talented teenage New Plymouth Boys' High School football player Drew Farnsworth left yesterday for a two-week trip with the Ricki Herbert Football Academy.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsFour is likely to become two this afternoon in just the second round of the Taranaki premier club competition.
Things don't get any easier for the Mountain Airs with a doubleheader on the road.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Chiefs have all but finalised the itinerary for their first "home" game at Yarrow Stadium.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Plymouth Girls' High School looks the team to beat in the Taranaki premier two netball competition this year.
Several Taranaki swimmers set personal bests and provincial records on day two of the New Zealand Open championships in Henderson.
MURRAY HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Plymouth Old Boys made it clear they were title contenders with an emphatic 53-29 win over Naumai in the opening round of Taranaki premier one netball.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: Outgoing Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has never stuck to the conventional path. Not that of your stereotypical NZ coach.
I t was pretty tough growing up in Tokoroa.
The Good Life this month features talented young surfer Daniel Farr.
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