Inglewood Community Mini Putt Charitable Trust Chairman at the entrance to Jubilee Park where the trust plans to build a ...

Mini Putt course

5:05 PM  A new 18 hole Mini Putt course is planned for Jubilee Park in Inglewood.

Whales in mining area

Whales and the oil and gas industry have co-existed in Taranaki for decades.

4:12 PM  An expert says blue whales and seabed mining won't mix well.

Two year tarot card project video

"The images I create have spiritual meaning, and so I like to create them in a spiritual space and mindset."

Jail for toddler's death video

A father held his toddler's face against a pillow until she let out a "shuddering breath" and died.

A succulent sight to behold

 This gardener got a bit of surprise when her plant started growing and didn't stop.

Town shocked by girl's death video

4:56 PM  The last minutes of Esme Kinraid's life must have been terrifying. 

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Rescuing the rescuer

Peter Lethbridge was rescued off the mountain by the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter, a service he has volunteered with for ...

3 min ago  Sitting on the mountain with a broken leg, Peter Lethbridge waited for the rescue helicopter he would usually be flying in.

Power Ranger to Hula Boy

15 min ago  A man in a sequined leotard walks into New Plymouth. This is not a joke.

Lawyer software raises $600,000

School's sewer saga like treading dirty water


Overhaul won't stop cricket next season

Following the abandonded one-day international match at McLean Park, the ground's outfield will undergo an overhaul, ...

All going to plan, there will still be a full summer of cricket at McLean Park next season.

Dickson China bound with NZ team

Maya Dickson has been named in the national indoor volleyball team.

Busy time ahead for Disckson.

Baldock pips Joseph to win Westown Cup

Dean Baldock proved too good in the Westown Cup.

Home course proves the oracle for Baldock.

In brief

Matt Podjursky had a successful weekend at the Manfeild track near Palmerston North

Taranaki sporting briefs

Goodin returns to Taranaki bowls line-up

Darren Goodin returns to the Taranaki side for the intercentre event in Wellington.

Goodin will skip men's pairs for Taranaki.


Barrie talks back for Fonterra

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith thinks Fonterra is doing just fine, thank you very much.

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith has a few things he wants you to know.

And the race is on

OPINION: The Whanganui electorate is in a unique situation with the selection of candidates for the two biggest political parties running concurrently and it being such a long time since the last selections for either party.

Most freedom campers care about our country

Many freedom campers young foreigners wanting to see the world at a cost they can afford.

A pickle of a situation

This skyscraper in London is affectionately called the gherkin. If you leave a real gherkin on the vine for a couple of ...

If you want a happy life you should think about saying no to gherkins.


Two-year tarot card project video

Each card has a god, goddess or spirit assigned to it.

"The images I create have spiritual meaning, and so I like to create them in a spiritual space and mindset."

John Sargeant: A nutty legacy

John Sargeant has looked after South Taranaki's parks for 22 years. Now he's calling it a day.

For John Sargeant it's all about the walnuts.

What's on in Taranaki

Bindu Rajendrenhas been performed at previous extravaganzas.

There's a dangerous circus show, a hundred mugs and a multi-ethnic parade coming to town.

Faith in Taranaki

There are two sides to every story.

There is a proverb that is at least 3000 years old and is found in the Book of Proverbs (18:17) in the Christian Bible.

A love 32 years in the making

Andréa and James Urbina first met in Taranaki in 1982, when they were Rotary exchange students. Then they lost contact.

They were young exchange students in NZ. Decades later, they're back – on honeymoon.

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