Maui came in a bit dirty and shy but is pretty much back up to full health.

Kitten stows away, break hearts video

12 min ago  They're known for being hardened roughnecks but a stowaway kitten melted their hearts.

Wanted: man and wife

An advertisement for a sharemilker in Taranaki stated that "No co-habiting couples need apply." (File photo)

9 min ago  De facto couples need not apply for this farming job.

Old house moves on

4:01 PM  A 105-year-old house is moving out to make way for three new homes on a prime inner-city spot. 

Netball will be next

Parris Mason could be Taranaki's next big sporting star.

Fire risk remains

"You can see the danger and what they are worried about."

Scan plan for mums

19 min ago  Taranaki women needing prenatal testing for Down syndrome are being sent out of the region for tests they can't get done in Taranaki.

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Kevin Neilsen leaving Taranaki hospice

Kevin Neilsen is leaving the top job at Taranaki hospice after 15 years in charge.

1 min ago  Hospice Taranaki are already looking for a new top dog, six months before the old one leaves.

Dentists smiling over sugary drink ban

3:50 PM  They're shops that won't sell kids sugary drinks and everyone loves them for it.

Youth organised Children's Day

Pay rise beyond the pale

Sport

Touch, basketball and netball next

Parris Mason, 14, has made the New Zealand under 16 girls basketball team as well as the New Zealand under 16 girls ...

Parris Mason could be Taranaki's next big sporting star.

Superbike championships at match point

New Plymouth's Hayden Fitzgerald, in action at round three of the New Zealand Superbike Championships at Taupo at the ...

"With the championship points advantage I now have, I just have to ride sensibly."

Bruce scores ton to rescue CD

Batsman Tom Bruce scored a ton for Central Districts in their Plunket Shield match against Auckland on Monday.

Auckland are on top in the Plunket Shield after three days against CD.

Streetstock title back where it belongs

Wayne Barron won the Taranaki Streetstock championships at Stratford Speedway on Saturday night.

Wayne Barron has his name on the Taranaki Streetstock title.

Air Burton ready for lift off

Alonzo Burton played for the Hawke's Bay Hawks in 2016.

"That's what it comes down to. I just want to win."

opinion

Pay rise beyond the pale

Adrian Orr - CEO NZ Super Fund is New Zealand's highest paid public servant.

The man who manages our super fund received a 23.4 per cent pay rise, giving him more that twice as much as the PM earns.

Patients' patience wearing thin

Scenarios such as the retirement of Starford doctor Manmohan Singh are set to play out multiple times in communities ...

OPINION: The importance of solving the GP shortage.

Chamber chief says Witt report unfair

As many of you would be aware, the Taranaki Chamber of Commerce acts as an advocate for the Taranaki business community.

Te Reo Māori is not dead

Why shouldn't children learn  Te Reo Māori? asks our columnist.

Restricting tamariki (children) to only one worldview limits their education, writes Dennis Ngawhare.

Lifestyle

Actually tramping, outside, in the bush

The Mt Taranaki Ascending Project 20, with organiser Laura Warren.

After five weeks of doing fitness exercises, the Mt Taranaki Ascending 20 went for an actual tramp. Up big hills through the bush.

Te Reo Māori is not dead

Why shouldn't children learn  Te Reo Māori? asks our columnist.

Restricting tamariki (children) to only one worldview limits their education, writes Dennis Ngawhare.

89-year old 'pop star' video

Tahora musicians Tracey Haskell and Murray McCartie have collaborated on a CD of songs from the back country.

Mo McCartie had been composing songs in his head while out on the farm for years.

No top beaches for Taranaki, but why? video

Fitzroy Beach may be one of the most popular in New Plymouth, but the rest of the world hasn't realised how awesome it ...

It's Lonely Planet's #2 region but Taranaki has no beach in country's top 10. How can this be?

A gardening art form

Wayne Morris is in his element surrounded by old junk.

A man who gardens with art, talks to Virginia Winder about his world of creativity.

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