Schedule for Taranaki Olympians
Wednesday, Jul 21 2021
Finding it hard to find out when our Taranaki athletes are competing at the Tokyo Olympics? No worries, we have your guide here to keep up with our locals.
Sky Television will have Olympics coverage across 12 dedicated channels and streaming platforms, while TVNZ will feature 12 hours of free-to-air action each afternoon and evening.
Swimmer Zac Reid, Black Sticks Hope Ralph and Holly Pearson* and players Michaela and Gayle Broughton are the Taranaki athletes involved in this year’s event.
*Person was added to the Black Sticks squad after a rule change allowed 18 players to be selected.
Swimming, Zac Reid (Sky Sport 4):
Saturday, July 24: 400m freestyle, 10:48pm
Sunday, July 25: 400m freestyle, 1:52pm
Tuesday, July 27: 800m freestyle, 11:37pm
Thursday, July 29: 800m freestyle, 1:30pm
Hockey, Hope Ralph and Holly Pearson (Sky Sport 5, 7 and 8
Sunday, July 25: New Zealand v Argentina, 3:15pm
Monday, July 26: New Zealand v Japan, 11:45pm
Wednesday, July 28: New Zealand v Spain, 2:45pm
Thursday, July 29: New Zealand v Australia (local), 12:15am (Friday, July 30)
Saturday, July 31: New Zealand v China, 12:30pm
Monday, August 2: Quarter finals from 12:30pm
Wednesday, August 4: Semi-finals from 1:30pm
Friday, August 6: Final and 3v4 from 1:30pm
Rugby sevens, Gayle Broughton and Michaela (Sky Sport 5):
Thursday, July 29: New Zealand v Kenya, 2:30pm, New Zealand v Great Britian, 9:30pm
Friday, July 30: New Zealand vs ROC, 2:30pm, quarter finals from 8:30pm
Saturday, July 31: semi-finals from 2pm, final from 9pm.
NB: All events are in New Zealand time