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Lawyers v accountant

Battling in out in the gym for charity

It was a sweaty finish as New Plymouth lawyers and accountants battled it out to raise funds for CanTeen's annual appeal yesterday.
Abbie Tebbutt, of Staples Rodway

Live: National claims a victory for Kiwis

National leader John Key says his party's victory today is "fantastic for the country" and New Zealanders didn't want people interfering with their election, in reference to the Dirty Politics saga.

Power lines cover car

Crash, Upland Road Emergency services had to wait for power to be turned off before cutting a person from a car which crashed near Egmont Village.

Canes v Chiefs a super showdown

Next year's showdown between the Chiefs and Hurricanes at Yarrow Stadium next is being billed as Taranaki's own State of Origin.

NZ not immune to Ebola

An outbreak of the Ebola virus in New Zealand is very unlikely, but definitely possible, an expert says.

Rongonui's jail term to be appealed

A case which exposed the seedier side of the Taranaki underworld is set to have a sequel.

'Menace' in custody

Gavel A gang associate described by police as a "menace" has been remanded in custody on violence charges.

Special welcome for new doctors

Taranaki has been recognised for the warm welcome it gives overseas medical staff moving to the province.

Prostrate cancer affects one in 10

Fear of the future

Abbie Tebbutt, of Staples Rodway

Lawyers v accountant

It was a sweaty finish as New Plymouth lawyers and accountants battled it out to raise funds for CanTeen's annual appeal yesterday.

Black Sticks tests treat for hockey fans

Sophie Cocks Taranaki hockey followers have plenty to look forward to over the next few weeks.

Taranaki Open gets spring date

The Taranaki Open is back on the golfing calendar.

Eaton shines at worlds in France

Taranaki tame Taniwha

Taranaki cyclists

Test race for Taranaki's elite

Taranaki's elite cyclists will have their first race as a team in Carterton.

Haka's tourism strategy pays off

Haka Ryan Sanders is a driven entrepreneur who sought autonomy after a brush with the corporate world.

Businesses back BYOD

Bring your own device policies are increasingly common in SMEs as a way to lift productivity and meet staffs' growing technology expectations.

Port takeover highlights confusion

Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Hoki fishing

Taking hoki up a notch

Sealord is seeking to turn the domestically unpopular hoki into an everyday alternative to salmon. Come aboard its trawler.

The business of enslaving hearts

mike o'donnell MOD Apple has a freakish ability to deliver irresistible goodness we don't yet know we want.

Letter: Parking meter blues

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

Letter: Fonterra spill a real stinker

The Five Eyes advantage

Big Ferdie's back - so that's all right

New Zealand's isolation is often seen as a negative.

Time to savour cornbread and cake

Feta and sage Whether sweet or savoury, Ruth Pretty has the answer to those coffee-break cravings.

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.

Kai with soul

Happy in Limboland


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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Karanga Morgan

Breast check saves a life

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

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.

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