Crowds enjoyed watching volleyball matches, which included fierce jumps and dives.

A cultural celebration for all

An event celebrating Pasifika culture sees dozens of families coming together.

Burnouts, stabbing

A 23-year-old man and a 17-year-old woman have been charged.

A late-night burnout causes a confrontation and a neck wound.

Americarna event impresses gallery video

A decade later and the man behind it all still won't take credit for the big car festival.

A backyard of sewage

Raw sewage regularly floods the Loveridges' back yard. They've had enough.

Quad bike rolls

A woman has been flown to hospital after rolling a quad bike down a bank.

American diner a must-visit

"They get the burgers, the milkshakes, the big steaks and the American breakfasts."

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'Torque' of the town gallery video

Americarna cruised through South Taranaki before heading back to New Plymouth for the highlight event - the Mangorei Rd ...

Dee Temple and her children have been waiting all year to wave their American flags.

Court hearing on suppression breach

The Sensible Sentencing Trust was summonsed to appear in court over suppression breach allegations.

Port's profits up

Elderly father 'ripped off' again video


Woodleigh could take top spot

Callum Stuart will be out to grab a 10-wicket bag for the match against Hawera United.

Top four should have clear shape after penultimate round.

Tito helping next generation of Chiefs

Paul Tito will coach the Chiefs Under-20 side with the Lavea brothers.

Taranaki trio to start for Chiefs Under-20 side.

Team Taranaki set for testing preseason

Team Taranaki forward Josh Smith goes one-on-one with the opposition goalkeeper.

"Every player loves playing games, you expect to be competitive and hope to win matches, but the process is equally as important as a dominant focus."

Trust the process

Peringa's new director of football Andy Irvine runs his son Ashton through some drills.

Andy Irvine is going to help Peringa build toward a vision.

Pukekura should keep top spot in Soffe Cup

David Barnard will play at No 2 for Pukekura against Rotokare.

Last week for teams to impress before semifinals.


Living and dying with Le Creuset

There are things a Le Creuset pot cannot do. They just haven't been discovered yet.

You can't expect to leave much of a mark on this world but you can leave your Le Creuset.

Disaster prep delays

Have you got your survival kit ready?

OPINION: Getting round to getting ready.

Barrie talks back for Fonterra

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith thinks Fonterra is doing just fine, thank you very much.

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith has a few things he wants you to know.

And the race is on

OPINION: The Whanganui electorate is in a unique situation with the selection of candidates for the two biggest political parties running concurrently and it being such a long time since the last selections for either party.


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.

A mug a day, the artist says

Perfecting the mishima technique on mugs led to Marita Green creating larger sculptural works, like this one.

 One mug, two mugs, three mugs, four. Keep it going, only 96 more.

Magpie nation

Most of us will know more than one person with a shed that looks like this.

We've been hoarders since the get go.

Fifty years ago

180652016 Sports Photo CHARLOTTE CURD/Fairfax. Francis Douglas Memorial College v Wesley College first XV rugby at FDMC. ...

Check out the news that had Taranaki talking in late February, 1967.

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