Pressure key to big final

Close tussle expected

Tysons coach Ivy Topping usually errs on the side of caution when it comes to assessing her side's chances in any game.

House fire investigated

Three people were treated for smoke inhalation following a suspicious house fire in New Plymouth last night.

Not filling out census proves costly

Forty-six people are out of pocket up to $500 for not filling out their census form.

Town plans draw interest


Hundreds of people viewed potential plans for Hawera's new town strategy last week.

Petition to reinstate speed limit

A speed limit change is causing a Neighbours at War battle in Tikorangi.

Suicides coverage fears

depression bullying suicide A former Taranaki coroner says he has "severe reservations" on the move to allow greater media reporting of suicides.

Oil wellsite probe news to explorers

Oil barrel The High Hazards Unit of WorkSafe New Zealand is investigating Tag Oil's Cardiff 3 wellsite.

RSA fights to survive

Stratford RSA has closed its doors, but the club's executive committee has not given up on re-opening.

Historic house at risk

DOC defends leaving track timber

Ian Cawood

Upset over closure

A disgruntled pensioner is questioning Foodstuff's commitment to the region after the announcement that Hawera's New World store will close.

Taranaki unchanged for Bay

Toa Halafihi For the first time in 40 first class matches Taranaki will field the same starting XV for two games in a row.

Pressure key to big final

Tysons coach Ivy Topping usually errs on the side of caution when it comes to assessing her side's chances in any game.

Hawera will end year on a high with win

Rugby must front up on refs

Riki Hoeata

Hoeata plays his own game

Riki Hoeata is starting to enjoy stepping out of his older brother's shadow.

100 Croxley jobs on line

Writing Jobs are under threat as the maker of Olympic stationery changes focus, with union blaming Govt for inaction.

Prison too harsh for worker

Prison was too harsh a sentence for oil company worker found guilty of dishonestly accessing employer's computer.

War of words

200 workers' jobs on the line

Peter Huskin

NZ retailers left behind

Kiwi retailers told they're in a slump and 5 years behind the rest of the world in online and mobile selling.

Letter: Let democracy rule

Has Mayor Judd completely forgotten what democracy means and is he trying to find some back-handed way to ensure that Maori are given undue influence on the council by setting up a Maori Ward?

Letter: Why so anti-business?

How do we rate someone's opinion?

Finding acceptable monikers for other worlds

Letter: Cows should not graze on drilling waste

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Big egos dominate stale battle

The Government's books do not reveal a rock-star economy.

The Daily Brews

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Ones to watch

The New Zealand International Film Festival hits New Plymouth early next month. James Croot takes a look at 10 of the highlights on offer.

Faces in the crowd

Bloomin' rude neighbours


Kai with soul

When the word grilling comes up, we tend to think of summer nights and barbecues.


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Time to crank up the fundraising

CanTeen members are preparing to go hard at The Crank, a national fundraising event for CanTeen.


Murals take pride of place in garden

Welbourn School is a brighter place.


Men's shed aims to build numbers

North Taranaki Community Men's Shed wants to build its membership base.

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Rainbow offers vital support

Rainbow Taranaki wants more members.

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