Team gear snapped up

''Just about everything is gone''

Taranaki rugby jerseys are selling almost as fast as tickets to Saturday's big game.
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Final ticket frenzy

jax coutts Grandstand tickets are gone and the words sell-out are already being murmured about Saturday's NPC premiership final.

Rivals vowing to get here

Some Marlborough fans are pulling out all the stops to make the trip to New Plymouth's Yarrow Stadium for the rugby final.

Grey Power shows itself as separate

New Plymouth's controversial Maori ward proposal has claimed another scalp.

Sewerage project up and running

The long-awaited Waitara sewerage project is operating.

Taranaki stands out in must-do list

Taranaki features six times in a list of 101 Must Do for summer ahead of traditional summer hot spots Taupo and Rotorua.

Hospital focusing on the health of its staff

Sushi Sushi was on the menu at Taranaki Base Hospital yesterday, but the catch was staff had to make it themselves.

Tenant's sewage horror sorted

A two-month stalemate between the council and a landlord that left a tenant unable to flush the toilet has finally ended.

Trapping pests to save kiwi

A celebration of Ngati Ruanui

Simone Bellringer

Sparkly success for Simone

Simone Bellringer was the belle of the ball when she took to the catwalk at the weekend.

Mixed response to changes

lawn bowls Bowls: Decision to extend section play to two days in women's open triples and men's centre fours draws mixed response.

Speedy racing changes placings

Taranaki race cycling team slip from second to third after second race of Trusthouse series in Masterton last Saturday.

Eight locals in NI champs

Road to World Cup begins

Charlie Ngatai

Ngatai to lead NZ Maori

Six Taranaki and four Tasman players have something else to celebrate ahead of their NPC Premiership showdown.

Fletcher Building feels pressure

Ralph Waters of Fletcher Building The outlook is good but a return to the company's golden days is unlikely, according to the departing chairman.

'Preoccupied' SkyCity worker sacked

Casino surveillance officer loses personal grievance after being fired for not reporting a cheating player.

More women set to work longer

Confident of dairy rebound

Chinese tourists

TV show aims to hit Chinese tourism

Tourism NZ hopes to attract interest from China by getting NZ in front of 400 million reality TV viewers.

Awards' value gives food for thought

halamoana If there is a better Sunday night's entertainment in Taranaki than the annual Halamoana awards, we haven't seen it.

Caring drivers leave car parks for the disabled

I discovered all the mobility parking spaces were occupied, so I parked as close as I could and went in, on crutches, to do my shopping.

Letter: Meds and suicide

Awards' value gives food for thought

Fireworks light up the sky over Lake Te Anau

Editorial | Public displays safest choice

he return of a public firework spectacular will resonate with many in Taranaki.

Edge added to ute battle

Toyota Hilux Edge 2WD ute Toyota prepares to fend off the Ford Ranger challenge in this year's ute sales battle with new value-added weapons called Edge.

VW's big small car

It has the looks of a little SUV but there's no way anyone with any brains would go cross country driving in this VW.

The great grapefruit challenge

Artist in residence to explain her influences

Taranaki's Steve and Joy Fabish with their 1980 Holden Kingswood

Holden lovers gather

Some Holdens are like the holy grail, especially on the occasion of the marque's 60th birthday.


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Pensioned into debt

In today's increasingly costly world, is the pension enough for Mr and Mrs New Zealand to live on?


New store to empower women

There's a new shop in town and the woman at the helm wants to help Taranaki women embrace their bodies.

Joshua Trowbridge

Wristband speaks up

You can't see a person's hearing impairment when they're swimming but you certainly notice if they don't respond to your calls.

Nathan Young

Major surprise for 100th

Nathan Young wasn't sure what to expect for his 100th birthday but it wasn't a visit from one of New Zealand's most iconic performers.

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