It's set to be a wet weekend around NZ, with severe weather warnings for some parts.
Abandoned plans to invite sex offender Graham Capill to speak at a church divided a community.
Claims of ownership are being sought for artifacts salvaged from a historic NZ shipwreck.
9 min ago A collision between a four wheel drive and a truck closes lane of SH2 on Friday.
She had an upsetting wait before she could see her son after their family home caught fire.
A New Plymouth man who knows first hand how farmers do it tough is helping out the best he can.
12:47 PM Brooding weather over New Plymouth's coastline added to the drama of poetry and chalk.
You may not think a 30-year-old man sticking a whistle up his nose would be so entertaining.
New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock's confidence in Kawi's chances today's $200,000 Makfi Stakes didn't take a hit when the horse drew barrier 16 of 20 accpetors in the Group I feature race.
Improving their defence remains the major focal point for the Taranaki development team as they face an Auckland under-23 side in a northern regions competition match at Western Springs on Saturday.
Putting the pressure on his Aussie competitors in the flag races is high on the agenda for Fitzroy's Paul Cracroft-Wilson when he pulls on the silver fern at next week's International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC).
Daryn Shaw wants to stay on as coach of the Taranaki Mountain Airs in the National Basketball League competition.
Hometown hero Beauden Barrett admits the opportunity to turn out for Taranaki is a welcome distraction from the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squad announcement on Sunday.
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As a hyperactive teenager Tom Thum started putting his restless energy into beat boxing.
Taranaki's rural towns have come out in full force to support a series of shows that have been touring the region.
Four dapper performers hoodwinked a near full house at the TSB Showplace.
Arts festival technical director Bonnie Burrill's can take a nap almost anywhere - even during sound check.
Shhhh - don't yell it to the rooftops, but one of Toyota's most popular SUVs has gone all whisper-quiet.