Venture Taranaki have released an 80s aerobics promotional video.

Video: Get toned in Taranaki video

An 80s aerobics inspired video is being used to promote Taranaki.

$500k flood package

Thick mud covers pastures in the Waitotara Valley as floodwaters recede after June's rain dump.

Taranaki Regional Council's offer for flood-stricken farmers is unique for its size.

Binge-drinking linked to assault

Offenders who pick on bar staff during drunken nights out should not escape punishment, according to one New Plymouth judge.

New bins begin to arrive

The new recycling bins have already been delivered in Waitara, Fitzroy and Bell Block.

Taranaki homes making the switch

Taranaki households are NZ's most active when it comes switching electricity providers.

Bouncer strangled ex-partner

A New Plymouth man strangled and punched ex-partner before threatening to slit her throat and set her on fire.

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Binge-drinking linked to assault

New Plymouth District Court.

Offenders who pick on bar staff during drunken nights out should not escape punishment, according to one New Plymouth judge.

SPCA Cupcake Day is its sweetest fundraiser

People can add a little sweetness into the life of an unwanted animal by participating in the SPCA's annual Cupcake Day.

Brainiac Cup gives clever kids the chance to shine

Toolkit empowers public to speak out

Sport

Harvey keeps coming back for more

North Island indoor bowls captain Grant Harvey with the North v South trophy the North has a stranglehold on.

Grant Harvey's reckons if the cap fits, then keep wearing it.

New Plymouth Boys' High win three legs of exchange with Wellington College

New Plymouth Boys' High School had mixed results in their annual sporting exchange with Wellington College in New Plymouth on Monday.

New Plymouth Girls' High left back Vienna Morpeth-Rodden (right) clears the ball ahead of a Massey defender in a Federation Cup women's football semifinal in Palmerston North.

Girls' High live up to their favourites tag in semi

The New Plymouth Girls' High School first XI will play Hawera women in an all-Taranaki final of Central Football's Federation Cup women's league next month.

Opinion

Seeing art everywhere

You can find and be humbled by art anywhere, even Pluto, says Dean Jamie Allen.

OPINION: OPINION: Art, whether found in galleries, the Solar System, or a sick child's CT scan is a humbling experience, says Dean Jamie Allen.

Len Lye Centre vs Mt Eden prison

OPINION: There's one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the Len Lye Centre. It gets your attention. It's literally a beacon, and it's had photographers lining up around the block to get a snapshot.

Duncan Garner: Positive and negative comments

Why Whanganui wants to lynch me

OPINION: The good people of Whanganui want my guts for garters.

Lifestyle

'It's always the season for chocolate'

WITT Chef Joachim Ogden works his magic with chocolate.

In mid-winter chocolate can warm the coldest of days, a Witt chef tutor believes.

Finding grace in the garden

A long time festival garden still manages to retain its wow factor.

The Lexus NX200t F Sport - powered by a very good turbocharged engine and offering specially sporting ride and handling.

Lexus puts the sport into SUV

The sporting version of the Lexus NX200t range is the model appropriately badged F Sport.

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