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Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships

Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships

Sport Taranaki Future Champion & Spotswood College student Keegan Joe has just returned from the World U19 Beach Volleyball Championships in China. Keegan & his partner Ryan Gunn had a successful tournament, placing 17th equal overall, with convincing wins over Vanuatu & Bolivia.  Keegan describes the trip as "awesome" with the opportunity giving "insight into the youth world level of beach volleyball."

3 Taranaki Athletes to represent New Zealand at World Under 19 Championships in Nanjing China

3 Taranaki Athletes to represent New Zealand at World Under 19 Championships in Nanjing China

Taranaki will be well represented at the World Under 19 Beach Volleyball Championships in Nanjing China. Keegan Joe, David Jeffrey, Maya Dickson and AJ Joe (Head of Delegation and Boys coach) will be heading to China on the 5th July for the World Youth Beach Volleyball .

Sport NZ releases new participation survey

Sport NZ releases new participation survey

Sport NZ has today released the first report from its new Active NZ participation survey, providing a point-in-time snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation.

It's Japan, New Zealand, France then Bulgaria for determined Taranaki 17-year-old

Seventeen-year-old Hannah Baker has two major sporting events on the horizon.

Taranaki teens set to take on the world in pool championships

Taranaki teens set to take on the world in pool championships

Two young Taranaki pool players are off to represent New Zealand in the United States later this month.

Opunake basketball player named in historic New Zealand team

Opunake basketball player named in historic New Zealand team

A coastal Taranaki girl has been named in the New Zealand women's basketball team who will head to the world cup in Europe.

'Sad joy' for Spotswood College principal moving on after eight years

'Sad joy' for Spotswood College principal moving on after eight years

Spotswood College principal Mark Bowden says he is struggling through "a sense of sad joy" as he prepares to depart the school after eight years in charge.

Late penalty seals win for New Plymouth Boys' High School against Francis Douglas Memorial College first XV

Late penalty seals win for New Plymouth Boys' High School against Francis Douglas Memorial College first XV

A late penalty kick by New Plymouth Boys' High School ensured first XV bragging rights continued in the cross-city rivalry against Francis Douglas Memorial College on Wednesday.

NEW MEMORANDUM RECOGNISES THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL-TERTIARY SPORT LINKS

NEW MEMORANDUM RECOGNISES THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL-TERTIARY SPORT LINKS

University and Tertiary Sport NZ (UTSNZ) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC). The MoU strives to enable and deliver opportunities which will retain school leavers in sport and create sustainable sporting pathways between secondary schools and tertiary institutions.

NZ Secondary School Inline Hockey Championships

NZ Secondary School Inline Hockey Championships

The NZSSS Inline Hockey Championships took place over the May 19/20 weekend in New Plymouth. The event attracted seven teams from the North Island representing Waihi College, Hillcrest High School, Hamilton Boys's High School. Hamilton Girls High School, New Plymouth Boy's High School and combined teams from Horowhenua and Taranaki.

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