A Topec guide helps a Police Search and Rescue team called in to help find a 15-year-old Hawera boy missing just inside the Egmont National Park boundary.

Well-equipped to survive the night

7:01 PM  Teenaged boy missing in bush as temperature due to drop to below freezing.

Iwi close to settlement

Taranaki iwi lead negotiator Jamie Tuuta.

Taranaki Iwi Trust is on track to sign off its $70 million dollar Treaty settlement.

Brown water flowing

Flow meter testing in Inglewood has left some residents with brown water.

Filling the lunchbox gap

The chance to re-open their beloved Hawera cafe with a tweaked recipe has proven a winner for its owners.

Secret abortion, suicide attempt

Mother urges law change so parents know about underage kids having abortions.

Mystery of why drivers fail

A computer engineer is using the power of Twitter to expose a notorious carpark.

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Football fever heating up

Stadium Taranaki venue general manager Adrienne Kensington can't wait for the first FIFA under-20 World Cup game to kick off at the venue on Monday.

Signs of football fever are beginning to appear in Taranaki as the province prepares to host the game's future stars.

Paritutu victim's family repay searcher

Clay Drummond's efforts to find the bodies of those who died in New Plymouth's Paritutu Rock tragedy three years ago have been repaid by the family of Brazilian exchange student Felipe Melo who drowned in the disaster.

Providing employment links

Literary awards judges visit Taranaki


Taranaki tennis has success at awards night in capital

New Plymouth tennis coach Mat Garnham (left)  and junior tennis player Bailey Bruckner, of Oakura, were award winners at Tennis Central's end of season prizegiving.

Taranaki was a high flyer at the annual Tennis Central Awards in Wellington last weekend.

Hungary under-20s win warmup game

Hungary's Under-20 World Cup football squad, which arrived in New Plymouth last week, has beaten Fiji 7-0 in a warm-up match in Cambridge.

Rangers playing catch up

The New Plymouth Rangers premier football team face their biggest challenge of the year when they take on Central League side Tawa in a Chatham Cup elimination match on Sunday.


Letters: Tuesday, May 26

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OPINION: Readers continue the debate over wards and a footpath.

Angry Andrew needs to chill

OPINION: I'm not sure if it's coincidence or not but last week John Key described Labour Leader Andrew Little as 'Angry Andrew'.

Duncan Garner says we let work distract us from what really matters: family, friends and the joys of new experiences.

Dying Dad taught me how to live

OPINION: Duncan Garner: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.


Literary awards judges visit Taranaki

Ronald Hugh Morrieson Award judges Mandy Hager, left, and Sue Wootton, right,  ran several workshops at South and Central Taranaki libraries to encourage and support this year's entrants.

Authentically-voiced writing that moves its reader will draw the eyes of this year's Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards judges.

Art imitating life for Taranaki Shorty star

New Plymouth's Karlos Drinkwater talks about famous family and the work that prepared him for the role.

Taranaki Bride of the year competition 2015 Supreme winner Sara Coward (McKenna), left, and Runner-up Fay Rice (Emeny).

Renovations before honeymoons

Home renovations take precedence over honeymoons for Taranaki's modern brides. 

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