'Bad apple' still on tree

Taranaki granny celebrates 105 birthday

Lola de la Haye doesn't have many friends her own age but that's not to say she's unsociable.
	 Lola de la Haye

The sweet taste of hope

Chenae Loveridge, Batches of delicious treats are just the icing on the cake for one New Plymouth baker.

Tough times at Witt

Witt is in trouble. Maybe even big trouble.

Applause at U-turn on housing

A lengthy and emotionally-strained council review into its ownership of flats for the elderly has come to an abrupt end.

A new high for hippies

Pair's mountain feat one to remember

It was one of the great climbing feats - and 44 years ago two Kiwis went where no man had gone before.

Lightning cuts coasters' phones off

Days spent in a telecommunications black hole has left one coastal Taranaki resident outraged at the lack of service.

Casting a marathon for Abba show

There's a fire in the souls of 31 people who have just landed roles in Mamma Mia.

Stores' liquor handling under review

The Taranaki District Health Board is scanning all supermarkets in the region to ensure they are complying with the law when displaying and promoting alcohol.

Artists open their studios

Cloak gift recognises founder

Z Courtenay manager Daniel Price

HD cameras on watch for thieves

Robbers and thieves caught on camera at two New Plymouth Z petrol stations will now find themselves on the big screen as well.

Super rookies begin campaign

 Seta Tamanivalu Conditioning work will start next week for several of Taranaki's Super Rugby newcomers as they prepare for their first campaigns.

Rickards begins hunt for stars

The search to find the next quality batch of Taranaki sevens players will start in earnest today for coach Willie Rickards.

Maori have to live up to record

Coach wants win in Hamilton

Meihana Grindlay

Rising star claims Alf Bayly

Hawera Intermediate star back Meihana Grindlay is this year's recipient of the Alf Bayly trophy.

On a wing and a prayer

HELIPRO It's turbulent times for aviation, with the financial collapse of helicopter firm Helipro and Vincent Aviation, and it fears it is being choked by red tape.

Projects strain Wgtn labour

Infrastructure projects will require more labour than the region can offer, recruitment firm says.

Carve-up an option for meat co-op

Ebos looks further afield

Oh dear, Ikea

First it was Apple, then Samsung. Will Ikea be the next retailer to charge Kiwis way over the odds?

Time for civil debate on Maori wards

New Plymouth District Council Stories in the Taranaki Daily News this week concerning the reaction to the council decision to introduce Maori wards probably surprises few.

Gutsy decisions needed

One in five Kiwi kids live in poverty, apparently. It’s a startling figure.

Letter: Thanks a million

Unreported: Cop in the poo

cup of tea

Letter: Give us a break

The pollies get a tea break. Why shouldn't we?

Take lepto seriously

Inglewood vet Aaron Chambers The impact of leptospirosis will have far-reaching effects on the family and colleagues of a vet battling the disease.

Motoring down memory lane

If you are a Kiwi moving into the more mature years, there's a place in England that is a treasure-trove of motoring memories.

Sugar in hiding

Sculptors prepare for fundraising show

Retro Rockers Nostalgic Chopper Group

Excited to reach speed limit

When Jake Williams is given the opportunity to discuss chopper-style motorcycles he could talk the tyre off a rim.


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Broken Hallelujah

Our most famous unknown actor

He blends in around Stratford and may pass unnoticed but most residents have probably seen Roussel Dubois on screen many times.


Honouring 100 years

Stratford Plunket is celebrating 100 years of caring for the community's babies and mothers.


Doing the hard yards for their art

Two Taranaki artists are headed to Paris, but not for a holiday.


Infection claims patient after marrow transplant

New Plymouth's Denise Phillips died in Wellington Hospital on Sunday October 19 after a hard-fought battle against a rare type of blood cancer called myelofibrosis.

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