Events

Here are some of the sporting and recreational events happening all over Taranaki.  You can find more on the Sport Taranaki facebook page


All Upcoming Sport Taranaki & Community Events

2019 New Plymouth Joggers and Walkers Fun Run and Walk

Join the New Plymouth Joggers & Walkers for a run or walk through the beautiful Pukekura Park. You may even discover some new tracks - hidden amongst 52ha (128 acres) of one of New Zealand's premium botanical gardens. There are 5km and 10km distances and it is fit for the whole family. Check out the event details for full information.

Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019

Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm Venue: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa | Wellington, New Zealand Pricing: 200 tickets are now available: Earlybird: $200 + GST per person until 16 September 2019 Last minute: $250 + GST per person post 16 September 2019, until sold out Registrations will close on 30 September, if not sold out prior Make sure you attend the Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit, delivered by Women in Sport Aotearoa and the Shift Foundation. A one-day event for those working or contributing to play, active recreation and sport for our women and girls. Featuring expert contributions from keynote speakers and panellists on leadership, participation, value and visibility, the Summit promises to be an empowering and interactive event. If you are passionate about diversity, gender equity and inclusion for women and girls or thinking about how you can apply a gender equity lens then this event is for you.

Evening with Mike Sandle - Blackcaps Manager

Head along to Spotswood College Staffroom on October 8th from 7-8pm to hear Mike Sandle speak about his journey. From being in the New Zealand Police to the Team Manager of the Auckland Blues and now the Team Manager of the New Zealand Blackcaps. Mike has experienced highs and lows over the past eight years and is hear to share it with you all.

How to be an EFFECTIVE CHAIR OF A BOARD for a Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisation

The Wheelhouse is hosting a how to be an EFFECTIVE CHAIR OF A BOARD for a Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisation session at the Riveroom for $70.00 from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

Grants 101 - A guide to grant success

The Wheelhouse is hosting a Grants 101 session at Plymouth International Hotel for $35.00 from 9.30am to 2.00pm.

Grants 101 - A guide to grant success STRATFORD

The Wheelhouse is hosting a Grants 101 session at the War Memorial Centre for $35.00 from 9.30am to 2.00pm.

Grants 101 - a guide to grant success HAWERA

The Wheelhouse is hosting a Grants 101 session at the TSB Hub for $35.00 from 9.30am to 2.00pm.

An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community - Stratford

The Wheelhouse is hosting another FREE An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community session at the War Memorial Hall from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisations - New Plymouth

The Wheelhouse is hosting another FREE An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community session at the Plymouth International Hotel from 10.00am to 12.00pm.

An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisations - Hawera

The Wheelhouse is hosting another FREE An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community session at the TSB Hubl from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Taranaki Steelformers Around the Mountain Relay

The Taranaki Steelformers Around the Mountain Relay from Friday, 1 November to Saturday, 2 November 2019 is an annual running event around Mt Taranaki. The event comprises of teams of between 10 and up to 18 members completing the 150km, and there are also solo 100 mile and solo 50 mile events. Solo 100 milers, team walkers and composite walkers start on Friday evening and team runners and solo 50 milers early on Saturday. Refer to the event website for start times. Distances/Events 50 mile solo 100 mile solo 150K relay

An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisations - New Plymouth

The Wheelhouse is hosting another FREE An Introduction to FINANCE for Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community session at the TSB Community Trust from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Taranaki Sports Awards 2019

Nominations for the Taranaki Sports Awards 2019 are now open! 

The Taranaki Sports Awards are a celebration of our regional successes, strengths and community commitment to sport and active recreation.  This year we have included two new categories to further celebrate the time, effort and passion that Taranaki people give to sport. 

2019 categories are as follows:

  • The Floatation Sanctuary - Senior Sportswoman of the Year
  • BDL Toshiba - Senior Sportsman of the Year
  • New Plymouth Physiotherapy - Senior Sports Team of the Year
  • QP Sport Protection - Junior Sportswoman of the Year
  • TSSSA - Junior Sportsman of the Year
  • Timberco - Junior Sports Team of the Year
  • Clelands - Masters Sportsperson of the Year
  • WR Phillips Volkswagen - Coach of the Year
  • Favour the Brave - Game Official of the Year
  • Our Cloud - Volunteer of the Year
  • PipeTech - Club of the Year
  • Sport Taranaki - Service to Sport

 

Who Can Make a Nomination:

Regional sports organisations and clubs, schools, and individuals are encouraged to make nominations in the categories listed above. Nominations are also open to the general public.

How to Make a Nomination:

Nomination eligibility for each category and the nomination process information can be found in full detail on our website here.
Sport Taranaki receives a large number of nominations so please include as much information as possible so that the judging panel can make the best possible decision they can.   

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Thank you to the 2019 Taranaki Sports Awards sponsors!

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Taranaki Sports Awards 2018 Winners

  • Sportsperson of the Year 2018: Michaela Blyde (Rugby Sevens) 
  • WR Phillips Mitsubishi Game Official of the Year: Jamie Sutherland (Yachting)
  • IVHQ Volunteer of the Year: Adam Fraser (Surf Life Saving)
  • WR Phillips Volkswagen Coach of the Year: Jacob Rapira (Boxing)
  • Clelands Construction Masters of the Year: Farah Deobhakta (Bodybuilding)
  • TSSSA Junior Sportsman of the Year: Aidan Zittersteijn (Indoor & Outdoor Bowls)
  • Toshiba Junior Sportswoman of the Year: Hannah O’Connor (Athletics)
  • Timberco Junior Sports Team of the Year: Keegan Joe & David Jeffrey (Volleyball)
  • Tenderlink Senior Sportsman of the Year: Beauden Barrett (Rugby)
  • The Floatation Sanctuary Senior Sportswoman of the Year: Michaela Blyde (Rugby Sevens)
  • Hassall Homes Senior Sports Team of the Year: Taranaki Representative Tennis Team

Tag Oil Tough Kid

Tag Oil Tough Kid is all about the kids!!!

Check out the Video taken on the day.... simple click on the picture here:

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This event involves year 5-8 students taking on a giant obstacle course. This super fun event sees the kids climb over, under and through all sorts of obstacles, being dunked in water tanks and sprayed by the fire brigade as they race down the favourite obstacle of the day - the super slippery slide.

Students are registered by their school so if your child is keen to take part then talk to your school and ask if they are taking a group of students to the next Tough Kids in 2019.

TOUGH KID 2019 save the date - Friday 29 November 2019.

The 2019 Tag Oil Tough Kid is being held at the AMP Showgrounds in HAWERA. 

Registrations for this event will be taken in Term 3.

For any further information please contact Terry at Sport Taranaki (06) 759 0930 ext 737 or via e-mail.   

If you successfully registered and haven't been to Tough Kid before, you can find more information in our FAQs.

 

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How to be an EFFECTIVE BOARD CHAIR for a Trust, Club, Society or Community Organisation - Hawera

The Wheelhouse is hosting a how to be an EFFECTIVE CHAIR OF A BOARD for a Trusts, Clubs, Societies and Community Organisation session at a location soon to be decided for $70.00 from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

XRACE New Plymouth

XRACE is an adventure race at Nobs Line in New Plymouth on Sunday, 16 February 2020 where parent and child race together, locate and complete mystery challenges while racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people: - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and - a child aged between 6 and 14 years of age. Each XRACE has 10 different challenges. There are two different types of challenges - mystery challenges and compulsory challenges. Your team must successfully complete one challenge before moving onto the next.

ITU World Cup Triathlon

New Zealand's only ITU World Cup Triathlon is an elite triathlon event at Ngamotu Beach in New Plymouth on Sunday, 29 March 2020. The event is the chance for New Zealand athletes to mix it with the best in their own backyard and in the process gain vital experience and ranking points to set them up for the rest of 2020. See also the Mellowpuff Trifest Fun Run, which is held in the same day, inbetween the Elite Mens and Womens triathlons. Distances/Events Elite Sprint Triathlon (750m + 20km + 5km)

Taranaki Sprint Triathlon - Suzuki NZ Triathlon Championships

Come and race on the challenging and stunning course that is Sprint by the Mountain. Swim in the sheltered harbour of Ngamotu beach, ride the short sharp hills around New Plymouth and run along the gorgeous Taranaki foreshore. Race for a place of the podium, a place in the NZ team for the ITU World Champs in Edmonton 2020 - it will be epic! Facebook link provided.