Smarts and heart

FDMC have it where it counts

Francis Douglas Memorial College show that size doesn't really matter in rugby.
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Iwi take issue to Crown

Councillors deliberately act contrary to local government law and spit in the face of iwi.

Armed while shoplifting

Woman convicted of manslaughter in 1998 has been jailed for shoplifting and carrying knives.

Artwork stolen

New Plymouth art thieves knew the piece's value - they took its price tag too.

Too far for democracy

OPINION: Democracy can be a blunt instrument, but it's the best system we have available.

Mystery silo

silo An Inglewood family is keen to find out more about a silage silo built on their farm in 1931.

The Kia Pro Cee'd GT
Sowing the Kia Cee'd

Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

Rhys Marshall
Learning to stand tall

Rhys Marshall has figured a few things out as the 2014 Super Rugby season progresses.

Len Lye Centre
Len Lye centre rises

New Plymouth's Len Lye Centre is beginning to tower above the heart of the city.

Taranaki Air Ambulance
Flying visit from doctors'

Flying Doctor Service touched down in for a rescue mission of a different kind.

Dave Grant
Doctor to coffee maker

When Dave Grant tells his customers he's a doctor, they tell him to pull the other one.

Charges over attack

Manaia man in custody after police investigate assault that left another man with terrible injuries.

Top prize for film

Animated time travel film with a twist takes out the Taranaki 48 Hour Film Festival finals.

Speed tolerance drops

No more water ban

Basil Chamberlain

Regional council likely to give iwi full committee voting rights

Regional council set to go where district council won't and give iwi members votes.

Taranaki face Giant challenge

Brad Anderson The Taranaki Mountain Airs face an uphill battle against the Nelson Giants in New Plymouth.

Clifton have a lot to defend

Clifton did not have to look too hard during the review of their big loss to New Plymouth Old Boys to figure out where they need to improve.

Tough at the top for Sacred Heart

Are the Sharks the real dog

Enele Fidow

Smarts, ticker get FDMC home

If there is one thing we have come to expect from Francis Douglas Memorial College over the last few seasons it's that size doesn't really matter.

Gas finds key to region

Methanex chief executive officer John Floren Taranaki is now the biggest producer of methanol for the world's single largest supplier.

Bridge work starts soon

The Waiwhakaiho Bridge upgrade is soon to be under way.

Doom warnings rubbished

Smartphone savings: Beware the big data bite

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Cafe's seasonal style

Sam and Russell Holder opened The Contented Pig in mid- February.

Just teen spirit?

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago on April 5. Bernard Zuel asks if, with just three studio albums, his band's repertoire truly stands the test of time.

Einstein proved right

In 1916 Albert Einstein had predicted the existence of gravitational waves and they had never been detected, until now.

A princely sum

Back to nature

Bill Simpson

Something about Bill

He is the most controversial man you've probably never heard of.

Beneficiary-bashing

I'm starting to wonder how much damage John Sargent's column is doing what with his perpetuating myths around people on benefits and low incomes.

Matter of trust

It was disturbing to read in a recent newspaper article that central government had terminated financial support for the Kohanga Reo National Trust.

Pick up the poo

Smoking battle not so simple

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Diary of a princess

A Future Queen's Diary . . . A Tour of New Zealand:

Len Lye centre rises

Len Lye Centre New Plymouth's Len Lye Centre is beginning to tower above the heart of the city.

Clip of the week

Here is a cool little clip for you arty types.

Swamp Thing back at Butlers

Ready to rumble

Sue Morton

Director leaves gallery

Sue Morton has exhibited everything from Rembrandts to flower shows.

Price doesn't always match quality

Why is "cheap" such a "nasty" word in design?

Rise of men's style blogs

Men are stepping up to give female style bloggers a run for their money.

Beauty ' best before ' dates

Doctor to coffee maker

Kelsey Lovegrove

Kai with soul

In Spotswood College's Food and Nutrition classes, Katy Power teaches her students that the key to cooking great-tasting, nutritious meals day after day is to keep it simple.

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Rhys Marshall

Learning to stand tall

Rhys Marshall has figured a few things out as the 2014 Super Rugby season progresses.

Taranaki Air Ambulance

Flying visit from doctors'

Flying Doctor Service touched down in for a rescue mission of a different kind.

pohutukawa tree

Divided over trees

Taranaki's two biggest councils are at loggerheads over pohutukawa trees in Waitara.

Pukekura Park fountain

Rain slakes giant thirst

Grey and gloomy skies are bringing a smile to Mark Hall's face.

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Second Thoughts

with Gordon Brown

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Gordon Burnside

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The Weekend

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