Beers off to Oktoberfest

Taking Strawberry Blonde to town

Mike's Organic Brewery is celebrating its 25th birthday in style as a feature brewer at Wellington's 2014 Oktoberfest.
Jesse Sigurdsson

Games super news

Taranaki's rugby fans will finally get the showdown they wanted - the Chiefs vs the Hurricanes at Yarrow Stadium.

Offender sent back to prison

A convicted child sex offender has been sent back to prison after pleading guilty to breaching his extended supervision order.

Jail for repeat offender

A repeat offender has been jailed for two years for possessing 500 pornographic images.

Charity motorcyclist hits town

Taranaki Triumph motorcycle lovers will gather this weekend to welcome one of their own.

Residents confused by move

Cook St residents have been left unhappy and confused, saying HNZ has done a poor job of explaining why they may need to shift.

Buildup pushed back

Hundreds of metres of sand have been hauled into the sea as Opunake battles to reclaim its beachfront.

Breast check saves a life

It took Karanga Morgan three years to convince herself to have a mammogram - the procedure saved her life.

Little on quicksand as Labour sinks

Cochlear implants make school possible


The bull is back

Taranaki's Big Ferdie the bull is back in action for next Friday's game against Auckland.

Cole in form for champs

tdn cole strap New Plymouth's Rebecca Cole can be excused for skipping a few classes over the next week or two.

Hicks winds up on high note

The last shoot to count for the Eltham Smallbore Rifle Club's season aggregate was completed this week.

Points against Northland vital

Pungarehu seeks repeat

Seta Tamanivalu

Taranaki tame Taniwha

Amber and blacks sneak back to top of NPC premiership after an unflattering and tense 31-20 win over Northland.

Socialite proud of banned ad

Carls's Jr Paris Hilton tweets the world that her latest raunchy Carl's Jr ad has been banned in New Zealand.

Major Auckland development planned

Apartment blocks and multi-level terrace homes may be built at Three Kings Quarry by Fletcher Building.

More Spark job cuts may come

Goodman Property sells Chch site


No cork in spending yet

The economic party might be winding down but shoppers aren't ready to leave the dance floor.

Letter: Parking meter blues

parking meter I parked under the Warehouse on Friday, September 12, at approximately 8am, and worked through to 5pm.

The Five Eyes advantage

New Zealand spies on its allies, says journalist Glenn Greenwald, and promises the details later. Greenwald is right, and this fact has been known for some years. Many other countries do it too. The question is: is it wrong?


Letter: Fluoride fatty

The Eltham wastewater treatment plant pond where Fonterra has dumped buttermilk byproduct that is creating a stink with nearby residents.

Letter: Fonterra spill a real stinker

Further to the many newspaper reports and to the recent Campbell Live report, re the appalling and dangerous stink afflicting the citizens of Eltham.

Three Chevys now 789

New Plymouth couple are the proud owners of NZ's first custom-made 789 which is a melting pot of old Chevrolets. New Plymouth couple are the proud owners of NZ's first custom-made 789 which is a melting pot of old Chevrolets.

Kai with soul

Eating a balanced diet can be invigorating, and with summer coming and the days getting warmer, now might be the perfect time to make some changes.

Happy in Limboland

Muscle-building on steroids


Students to shine in extravaganza

The talent that exists within our local secondary schools will be showcased at Sunday's Taranaki Jazz Club event.


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Dean Pratt

Mad about running

Hawera's own marathon man is halfway towards reaching both his goals.


Pencil pushers feel the burn

Huatoki Plaza will be alive with the buzzing of exercise equipment on Friday.


Giving back to charity

Joseph Elieza has gone from being a World Vision-sponsored child to working for the organisation.


Young women given tools to lead

One does not have to be a dictator to be a good leader, a New Plymouth youth says.

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