15/01/19: The Taraanaki men’s open fours is just days away – starting on January 21. Go to the “Mens Draw” tab for the 2019 Taranaki men’s Open Fours handbook. Note that section 12 has been redrawn as a 12-team section, after the withdrawal of two sides. For updates during the week, refer to the “Results” and “News” tabs. The women’s Taranaki open fours starts on January 29. Go to the “Womens Draw” tab for the handbook, and again, refer to the “Results” and “News” tabs during the week.

Refer to this link for the January newsletter: January newsletter

Refer to this link for the December newsletter: December newsletter

Refer to this link for the November newsletter: November newsletter

Refer to this link for the October newsletter: October newsletter


Bowls Taranaki Incorporated is

The Administrative body for the 22 Men’s and Women’s Bowling Clubs in the Taranaki Province from Patea in the South to Opunake in the West to Awakino in the North with a total membership of  1,320.

Bowls Taranaki organises and controls Open Tournaments, Representative, Champion of Champions, InterClub and InterCentre Events.

Current staff and contact information is:

  • Mr Neville Elliott – Executive Officer   Ph 06 757 8000
  • Mr Brien Bennett QSM – President      Ph 06 753 3836
  • Mr Ian Andrews – Vice President          Ph 06 758 5098
  • Mr Grant Hassall – Chairman                Ph 06 769 6627

Mates in Bowls is an enjoyable, accessible and fun way to play bowls running over 4-6 weeks in bowling clubs across Taranaki.  Refer to our Club Directory page, for details on local clubs running Mates in Bowls and Business House Bowls in 2015.