Shivering for a cause

Ice cold for charity

Three New Plymouth identities yesterday braved icy waters and chilly winds to raise money for charity.
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Life's a pain for teen

Jesse Stewart ACC says it won't pay for surgery to help a teen in constant pain from a rugby injury.

Coastal erosion under scrutiny

Taranaki's coastal erosion woes will be investigated in hopes of one day managing the ongoing issue.

Through a child's eyes

OPINION: Waitara mother Marama Moore says she's had no place in her adult life to apply Te Reo, but realises its importance.

DHB turns down free vouchers

Taranaki DHB is not planning on introducing a voucher system for free GP visits for non-urgent cases in EDs.

Three car crash

Emergency services have responded to a three car crash on SH3 just north of Bell Block this morning.

Memories of arson home

Fire Service firefighters generic A family homestead handed down through generations is no more after it was destroyed by arson.

Charge reinstated over death

The female drunk-driver who killed a teenager walking home from a party broke down in court.

River swimming goal 'undoable'

Bar licence under threat

Ian Roebuck

Donor helps children

Thanks to the generosity of New Plymouth man Ian Roebuck no Tourette's kids will miss out on Camp Twitch.

Cooper rewards club form

Marty McKenzie Consistent club form has generally been rewarded after Colin Cooper named his side for Taranaki's first pre-season hit-out.

Tysons outclass Sacred Heart

Tysons coach Ivy Topping doesn't give too much away when talking about her team's chances in the Taranaki premier one netball competition.

Feakins hat-trick in FDMC win

Cooper ready to step up

Mitchell Crosswell

Ferdinand on alternate strip

Another year, another new Taranaki rugby strip.

Kiwi takes helm of Walmart

Greg Foran Greg Foran, once a shelf-stacker, is the new US boss of Walmart, the world's largest retailer.

Next bank follows suit on rates

ASB has joined ANZ in passing on the latest official interest rate increase in full, with others likely to follow.

Scales upbeat about NZX debut

Supermarket battle looms

Court

Guilty plea for ad scam

Man pleads guilty to his part in an advertising-invoice scam alleged to have cost its victims over $1 million.

A feast of football

Football generic The partners of footballers, well, those who don't play as well, often lament that football never ends.

The deathly hush over accountability

It has been 10 long months since anyone's felt brave enough to use the word "accountability" out loud.

Te reo enriches us all

Water wars intensifying in spiritual home

RUGGED COAST: Mendocino County lies on the beautiful coast of northern California.

Water wars intensifying in spiritual home

Everyone has a spiritual home. A place you wish you were if only "real life" didn't get in the way.

Backing blind

Backing blind How difficult is it to reverse a blacked-out vehicle? Very difficult, especially when its head-to-head against Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon.

New tax hurts diesels

Claims that NZ's tax on diesel vehicles has now reached a level where it is no longer viable to own a diesel car for its economy.

Breath of life

Dazzled by Disney

BMW 116i Innovation Edition

Special edition adds value

BMW continues special edition programme with yet another special version of its 1-Series hatch - a 116i Innovation Edition.

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Wano inspired by kapahaka

Te reo has always played a big part in Wharehoka Wano's life, both professionally and personally.

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'Language nest' starts at home

A big part of parenting is providing children with values and life skills as they move into adulthood.

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Learn to keep Maori language alive

Developing new avenues where te reo can be spoken is one way to keep the language alive, according to one Taranaki expert in the field.

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Maori language: use it or lose it

Reclaiming a missing part of her identity is something one Waitara woman will be forever thankful for.

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