New Plymouth's Jay Virdi comes face to face with the wild weather along the coastal walkway.

Holiday gloss washed off

Taranaki's first mondayised Anzac Day was a wash out as howling winds and rain lashed the province.

Surf support needed

Christian Surfers director Tay McDonald is hoping public sponsorship of wetsuits and surfboards will help a group of young surfers from the Marfell area carry on riding waves through the winter

Surfboard shaper Cain Aldridge started surfing because someone gave him a board.

Inglewood man among missing in Nepal

An Inglewood man is one of at least 16 New Zealanders still missing following Nepal's deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks, according to Red Cross.

War paintings found in clean up

Five war paintings have been saved after being found during at working-bee at the Stratford RSA.

Photographers win big

Sharp eyes have seen two Taranaki based photographers win awards in a prestigious photography competition.

Koha Shed growing in Hawera

 What started out as a part-time act of charity has become a full-time job for one generous Hawera woman.

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USAR team heads to Nepal

KATHMANDU, NEPAL - APRIL 25: People stand on top of debris from a collapsed building at Basantapur Durbar Square watching the destruction following an earthquake on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving hundreds dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors.  (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

A USAR team is flying out from New Zealand to Nepal to help with rescue efforts.

Koha Shed growing in Hawera

 What started out as a part-time act of charity has become a full-time job for one generous Hawera woman.

Photographers win big

Antiques to go under the hammer


Boys' High speed too hot for Peringa

Adam Newby for Peringa United, right, stretches for the ball ahead of Drew Farnsworth from New Plymouth Boys' High School in a Taranaki premier grade football match in New Plymouth last Saturday..

Airs sunk by Hawks

The win column remains empty for the Taranaki Mountain Airs after they fell to a 97-90 loss to the Bay Hawks in New Plymouth on Sunday.

Pukekura's Caleb Fleming returns a shot in his doubles match with Patrick Joss during an under-14 junior tennis tournament at the Huatoki courts in New Plymouth last Sunday.

Two titles to Fleming

Caleb Fleming in winning form last Sunday.


Letters to the editor

12122014 News Photo: Grant Matthew/Fairfax NZ

Rural delivery letterbox


OPINION: Readers discuss free health care for under 13s, mountain guiding issues and "pony tail gate".

The PM, ponytails and pratfalls

OPINION: He can be a fun guy, but this week Prime Minister John Key looked like a prize jerk.

24092013 NEWS CAMERON BURNELL/Taranaki Daily News. Taranaki Young Professionals TYP Mayoral Debate at Our Place Bar. Daily News Columnist Gordon Burnside

Bigotry a game of musical chairs

OPINION: I grew up knowing Maori were different, not as good as us.


A matter of life and death: David Greenway

William David Fryer Greenway

                                                        David Greenway

Ghost particles of the universe

What are neutrinos, and why do scientists want to know more about them?

This Maori pataka may well have been used as a whare when this photo was taken in 1872 beside the first Waitara bridge. It was gone by 1873.

From stone age to iron age

 The quest for stone was overtaken by the quest for firearms once the whalers arrived.

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