Taranaki Cathedral of St Mary's, Bishop Philip Richardson, centre, blesses Dean of St Mary's Very Reverend Peter Beck as ...

Faith in the future

New Zealand's oldest church is being strengthened and it's about more than bricks and mortar.

Mystery is solved 

An unusual search and rescue mission was launched on Mt Taranaki, after a backpack was left behind at Holly Hut.

Backpack sparked search and rescue mission after being left behind in mountain hut.

Campbell Lane opens

New development in Hawera gets the thumbs-up from residents.

To Hollywood by motorbike

A small-town car painting shop has made it big, with its work featuring in Ghost in the Shell.

'Don't send me to jail'

"I hate being in trouble and looking like a meat head," man tells judge.

Perils of duck hunting

Almost half of game bird hunting injuries happen during the opening weekend of the season.

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Hundreds attend new health expo

There was a vast array of products and services available.

5:24 PM  Health and wellness expo in New Plymouth booms.

Puke Ariki aide 'always learning'

After 14 years, a dedicated volunteer says she is almost 'one of the artifacts'.

A day in the life of legendary author David Hill

Green forum praised


Forwards lay platform for Coastal win

Tukapa first five-eighth Jayson Potroz is chased hard by the Coastal defence.

Big win for Coastal see them go top.

May's sadness for Broadhurst

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The Hurricanes prop says it was tough to hear of his friend James Broadhurst's early retirement due to concussion.

Boyd hails tough decision video

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Hurricanes' James Broadhurst during Hurricanes V Stormers, Super 15 Rugby at ...

The Hurricanes coach knows it must have been hard for James Broadhurst to call time on his career due to concussion.

Team Taranaki need to show intensity

Sandro Grandi remains doubtful for Team Taranaki after his late withdrawal from their last match.

Team Taranaki want to show they are better.

Season set to end in a bang

Stockcar team racing will be the feature of Stratford Speedway's final night

Rev it up one more time.


The regions' small advantages

Joe's Garage general manager Candice Matthews's attitude towards a theft that took place at the business is typical of ...

EDITORIAL: There are plenty of advantages to living in regional New Zealand.

A church of relevance

The plan to make St Mary's Cathedral a centre for the community is a good one to ensure its continued relevance. But ...

St Mary's Cathedral is in for an upgrade but the real work will keeping it relevant as an institution.

Time that land war dead were remembered

The Dawn Service in New Plymouth, Anzac Day 2017.

Perhaps it is time we started remembering the wars at home as well as overseas.

A procrastinated paradise

They're happy now, but what trials did they go through to get that seat attached to that bike.

Putting off today what you started yesterday is the only way to live a fulfilled life.


Puke Ariki aide 'always learning'

Puke Ariki volunteer host Adrienne Nightingale has been volunteering at Puke Ariki since 2003.

After 14 years, a dedicated volunteer says she is almost 'one of the artifacts'.

A day in the life of legendary author David Hill

David Hill's latest novel, Flight Path, captures the realities of being a young man serving in the Air Force in WWII. ...

David Hill is one of New Zealand's most prolific authors of young adult fiction.

To Hollywood by motorbike

Todd Holland's work appears on motorbikes in Hollywood movie Ghost in the Shell.

A small town car painting shop has made it big, with its work featuring in Ghost in the Shell, featuring Scarlett Johanssen.

A life in blue

Denise L'Estrange-Corbet with Terry Parkes at the Nice Hotel in New Plymouth.

Renowned fashion designer Denise L'Estrange-Corbet has her own personal weather.

Garden on the coastal cliffs

Stunning views of nearby Opunake Beach can be found along the walkway.

It's almost like a secret garden, a little patch of paradise, and a surprise find.

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