Flood tests for homeowners

Bid to find protection for low-lying homes

It is a sight that would bring most homeowners to tears - a team of workers deliberately flooding your house.
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Victim's family split

Bringing a Taranaki man to justice splits a woman's family as he is jailed for seven years.

Mates run for treatment

Jenna Drought Father and his mates will spend 18 hours running around Mt Taranaki to raise money for his sick daughter.

Tourism and education

Adventure tourism in Taranaki is on the political agenda for Taranaki if National is re-elected in September.

Breaching the social contract

OPINION: Wealthy people like to make a fuss about the difference between tax avoidance and evasion.

Mystery shaking

Seismic events some 600 kilometres below Taranaki are attracting international attention.

Ambo calls go south

Taranaki ambulances will soon be dispatched from a Christchurch call centre.

Top cop off to HQ

Taranaki's top cop has headed off to the Commonwealth Games - and will not return to his old job.

Inframax may cut jobs

Top of the heap

shane whitehead

Wrestling with nerves

Former New Plymouth man will try to become a wrestling superstar with World Wrestling Entertainment.

Few surprises for Taranaki

Surprises were few and far between when Taranaki's national provincial championship squad was named.

Coastal aim to shore up at home

Figuring out how to reverse last week's results would have occupied a bit of time for the coaching staff at Inglewood and Coastal.

Big bucks not everything

Milne's rollercoaster ride

Faris Petty

Teen set to feel Tulsa heat

Faris Petty is expecting both hot temperatures and competition when representing New Zealand at a international age-group indoor volleyball tournament in the United States.

Lab milk to hit shelves

Milk A new milk due for sale in 2016 could threaten NZ's $17bn dairy export industry.

Beware Google's golden goose

Google Flights puts Google in the position of effectively competing with its advertisers and erasing their competitive advantage.

Coup for Epic co-founder

Big city office rents on the rise

Online fraud

How to spot a fraudster

Kiwi businesses underestimate their vulnerability to fraud and are surprised when it happens to them.

Inside the mind of a stalker

Glenn Green Glenn Green and police say he is the country's most dangerous stalker and seems he's interested in stalking me.

Letter: Fearful note, Mr Key

The prime minister's declared support for speeding up the process of dying should fill us all with fear and trepidation.

Letter: 150 years

David Cunliffe's apology brave, not silly

Scott Donaldson

A spirit undaunted

The storm Scott Donaldson is facing 70 kilometres out at sea is hardly the run home he was looking for but his spirit is undaunted.

Dreaming of enough to eat

poverty Poverty can cause lasting damage, such as doing badly at school, not getting a good job and falling into a life of crime.

The Curtis method

Missing from our screens for some time, Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis is back with a vengeance.

Koup is a keeper

Kai with soul: winning recipes


Auctioning off a glam girl

There are hundreds, in all manner of guises, from one produced in 1962 to the tanned Malibu Barbie.


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Auroa School


A quartet of robotics students have proven themselves unshakeable in competition.


Bus service scores well

Taranaki's Connector bus service is proving even more successful than predicted.

Turuturu Mokai

Makeover on target

A new wall of flaxes, grasses and cabbage trees is improving the scenery at Hawera's Turuturu Mokai redoubt.


Police see red at lights

Police and the New Plymouth District Council are working together to tackle the problem of people running red lights.

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