Halcyon days of camping

Remembering a time of simple fun

Graeme Duckett looks back to happy holidays in simpler times.

Heavy rain for many

Bad news on the weather front with downpours and strong winds forecast around both islands.

Toll double last year's

White crosses, death, road toll, grave The holiday road toll has risen to two after a 75-year-old woman died following a crash between a car and a truck.

Waahi tapu: A warning

Landowners with a newly discovered waahi tapu on their property may be 'shocked' at what they can no longer do.

Dramatic win for Taranaki

Home advantage meant a lot to Taranaki as they triumphed in an action-packed season finale.

Compromise with split speed limit

A split speed limit continues to divide a Taranaki community.

An entrepreneurial incubator

New Plymouth Girls' High School teams scooped the top three prizes at the Young Enterprise Scheme awards ceremony yesterday.

Donation calls not legitimate

Be wary of hoax calls asking for donations for Taranaki Base Hospital's children's ward.

Videos to help prepare for disaster

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Moorhouse joins bill for Bowl

X-Factor New Zealand band Moorhouse has been added to the lineup of Bowl events.

James marshals Naki troops

James Marshall Taranaki stick to their winning formula ahead of the grand final NPC premiership showdown with Tasman.

Duo tie for player of year

James Broadhurst and Seta Tamanivalu have shared the Taranaki player of the year honours for 2014.

Big chance for unbeaten pair

Race start delayed for rugby

Mitchell Brown

We're all in this together

Much has been made in recent weeks of the lack of Taranaki born and raised players in this year's NPC squad.

Apartments John? Really?

John Key John Key is giving dangerous advice suggesting first home buyers look at apartments.

Tiptoes to openness

The veil of secrecy has been lifted by Auckland Transport - the super-city's roading, rail, ferry and cycleway arm.

Smooth food operators

Sharing the final send-off

Zahra Al-Harazi

From war to business high achiever

Not many people can claim to have gone through two civil wars before becoming a successful chief executive.

An overnight millionaire

This week the value of my home soared by 58 per cent - up by $268,000 over just three years.

In and out of emperor's cloak

The headline on a political report said "Greens hold Key to account over Dirty Politics". But did they?

Letter: CF thanks you

Letter: A worthy city

Taranaki rugby training

All power to the provinces

Every now and again a community is united by an event.

Vintage reads: The Best of Everything

Book strap Sarah Corbet of Hamilton City Libraries finds a shocking novel from the 1950s.

Blooming for Red Cross

Thousands of red roses will flood Taranaki streets today as part of the New Zealand Red Cross annual appeal.

Sinead to bring new sound to Womad

Pump and dump

Taranaki's Steve and Joy Fabish with their 1980 Holden Kingswood

Holden lovers gather

Some Holdens are like the holy grail, especially on the occasion of the marque's 60th birthday.


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Pensioned into debt

In today's increasingly costly world, is the pension enough for Mr and Mrs New Zealand to live on?


New store to empower women

There's a new shop in town and the woman at the helm wants to help Taranaki women embrace their bodies.

Joshua Trowbridge

Wristband speaks up

You can't see a person's hearing impairment when they're swimming but you certainly notice if they don't respond to your calls.

Nathan Young

Major surprise for 100th

Nathan Young wasn't sure what to expect for his 100th birthday but it wasn't a visit from one of New Zealand's most iconic performers.

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