Mt Messenger Tunnel on SH3

A brief comment on Mt Messenger

11:09 AM  OPINION: Jim Tucker wanted to know more about the Mt Messenger bypass. The official briefing may not have helped.

By-election coming for Inglewood

Phil Rowe has resigned from the Inglewood Community Board and a by-election will be held in September.

19 min ago  Phil Rowe has resigned from Inglewood Community Board after a decade of service.

Air ambo rescue

5 min ago  A chopper is on its way to fly a ┬áteenaged girl off Mt Taranaki.

Meeting? No, the Lions are on

Council boss will be watching the Lions take on the Hurricanes instead of setting rates.

How Beauden learned his trade

To appreciate the zest and mastery with which Beauden Barrett plays rugby, you have to understand his childhood.

Turning pain into passion

Puna Wano-Bryant on why she moved into advocacy.

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Yogi's all for Red Puppy Bikkie Day

Lance Girling-Butcher and his guide dog Yogi beating the streets of New Plymouth.

4 min ago  Lance Girling-Butcher says Red Puppy Bikkie Day is a great way to raise funds for the breeding and training of guide dogs.

Breakfast cafe, set to serve Fitzroy community

Community breakfasts soon to be served up at the Welcome Inn.

Taranaki Women's Refuge apparel pop-up shop doors to open

Cows moooved off state highway


Another loss to New Plymouth Boys' High

New Plymouth Boys' High School's Josh Setu tries to break through the Palmerston North Boys' High School defence during ...

Boys' High still searching for first Super 8 win.

Barrett: 'Feeling is good in camp'

Beauden Barrett is going to have some quick decisions to make when that Lions defensive line comes his way on Saturday night.

The All Blacks star playmaker is keeping things on the down-low ahead of some real heat coming his way at Eden Park.

Stratford surprise; Inglewood dominate

Jessie Fowell's Inglewood side took a comfortable win over Naumai.

The league's newcomers have jumped into the top three.

Lions test match stirs old emotions

Former All Black Neil Wolfe, right, remembers a funny moment while playing against the 1966 Lions with team mate Murray ...

These two ex-All Blacks know what's in store for the boys when they play the Lions because they've done it themselves.

Rangers look to roll on

New Plymouth Rangers' Liam Munro makes a pass.

The premier football season is heating up.


A brief comment on Mt Messenger

Jim Tucker knows more than the average driver about the options for the Mt Messenger bypass.

OPINION: Jim Tucker wanted to know more about the Mt Messenger bypass. The official briefing may not have helped.

A man and his kereru

Kereru like to flock but are usually only seen in ones and twos.

OPINION: Sometimes you get what you want and it just isn't enough.

Begging an answer

Beggars are usually those whose lives have gone so badly wrong that they do what most of us would never think of doing; ...

OPINION: Agree or disagree with begging, but that person on the pavement is a human being.

A Fieldays roadie

A sight that never fails to thrill Brad Markham. Overlooking the Fieldays agricultural expo at Mystery Creek.

Opinion: There are never enough hours in the day when you visit Fieldays.


A diminishing interest in coal

Indian comapny Adani has pushed ahead with plans to open Australia's biggest coalmine in Queensland.

The future of coal is getting darker and darker says Roger Hanson.

What's on in Taranaki

Adam Millen will talks about his book Jack Feels Big at various libraries next month.

Check out what's coming up around the region in the arts community.

An inner city charm

Mitch Graham arrived at Tupare in 2006 and says the TRC'S comprehensive Asset Management Plan for the property is a ...

Ten years on, Mitch Graham loves Tupare more than ever.

It's a moot point

Spotswood College's team look over their case notes. Reihana Conaglen, 17, Philip McCarthy (team mentor), Larissa ...

A team of mooting students will have no objections to having made the national semi-finals.

A spoonful of Mary Poppins

William Broadmore, 9, Imogen Hodge, 10, Bryony Williams, Hannah Liggett, 12, and Charlie Betts, 8, are all gearing up ...

Always be yourself, unless you can be Mary Poppins, then always be Mary Poppins.

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