Mad about science

Lifting the profile

A teacher's fellowship with the Department of Conservation is being put to use in the classroom.
Glynn Hills

Guilty of sexual assualt

Court Taranaki man found guilty of all seven charges following a rape trial in New Plymouth District Court.

Police seek help in finding men

Taranaki police are seeking the public's help in finding three wanted men, suspected to still be in the region.

Life changing stay

Wide smiles on faces everywhere contrasted with the dignified portraits on the walls at Whakahurangi Marae.

Views to retire on

Some of the people riding Taranaki's silver tsunami will soon be living within sight of the sea.

Boat crash prompts warning

A boat crash off the coast from New Plymouth Airport has prompted calls to pay more attention.

Inglewood's best bang?

NZ money, cash Inglewood's $8 million roading budget could be made into a perpetual investment fund.

Surgery now underway

A profoundly deaf girl is going knife to install and switch on two cochlear implants.

Roigard's fate still a mystery

Boundary changes confusing

Jack Parsons

Perfect conditions for perfect day

Taranaki secondary school ski and snowboard champs was held in perfect conditions yesterday.

Stadium focuses on families

A more accommodating family zone, cheaper tickets and giveaways were some of the initiatives unveiled by Taranaki Rugby.

North Taranaki team to beat

North Taranaki, led by nine-times national champion Grant L'Ami, looks the team to beat when eight teams compete in the finals of the national mixed fours in Upper Hutt on Saturday.

Supporting cast key to success

Naumai facing crucial clash

Dylan Dunlop-Barrett

Swimmer hopes to make splash

The waiting game is almost over for Taranaki's sole competitor at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Rates rise hits homeowners

interest rates Mortgage rates head up, with the latest official interest rate increase passed on to customers.

Moa plans $5.7m capital raising

Listed brewer seeks new capital from shareholders to fund further growth.

Beermakers fear tough draft rules

ACC levy cuts better for some

Simon Bridges

South Island primed for platinum

Canadian company given go-ahead to search for precious metal in Tasman and Southland.

The deathly hush over accountability

accident crash road generic It has been 10 long months since anyone's felt brave enough to use the word "accountability" out loud.

Te reo enriches us all

Thirty-nine years have passed since the first Maori Language Week and the theme this year is "Te Kupu o te Wiki".

Water wars intensifying in spiritual home

Dry attack makes for worthy winners

RUGGED COAST: Mendocino County lies on the beautiful coast of northern California.

Water wars intensifying in spiritual home

Everyone has a spiritual home. A place you wish you were if only "real life" didn't get in the way.

Backing blind

Backing blind How difficult is it to reverse a blacked-out vehicle? Very difficult, especially when its head-to-head against Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon.

New tax hurts diesels

Claims that NZ's tax on diesel vehicles has now reached a level where it is no longer viable to own a diesel car for its economy.

Breath of life

Dazzled by Disney

BMW 116i Innovation Edition

Special edition adds value

BMW continues special edition programme with yet another special version of its 1-Series hatch - a 116i Innovation Edition.


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Learn to keep Maori language alive

Developing new avenues where te reo can be spoken is one way to keep the language alive, according to one Taranaki expert in the field.


Maori language: use it or lose it

Reclaiming a missing part of her identity is something one Waitara woman will be forever thankful for.


Learning Maori a life path

A decision to learn Maori almost 20 years ago changed the course of Archie Hurunu's life forever.

Eli Waikawa

A path to success

Eli Waikawa has gone from a tough start to a bright future, and hopes to help others do the same.

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