The Taranaki District Health Board is concerned about the health effects of sewage spills in the region.

Health concerns over sewage

Sewage spills into Taranaki waterways are on the rise.

Thief hits dairy

Attempted robbery at New Plymouth dairy.

A male with his face covered jumped the counter at a New Plymouth dairy.

Concerns for missing man

7 min ago  Feilding police have concerns for the welfare of a 31-year-old man.

Bomb squad called out video

The bomb squad has been called to dispose of a mortar found under a Taranaki home.

Healthy workers more productive

Helping staff get fitter and healthier has major benefits for companies, fitness expert says.

Jetstar's coming

Jetstar's announcement it is coming to Taranaki next year has delighted travellers.

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Witt opens campus down south

Food and beverage tutor Sarah Pene, left, and campus manager Peter Lang are ready to hit the ground running at Witt's new Hawera campus.

Taranaki's Western Institute of Technology is up and running in Hawera.

Okato man on a trifecta

An Okato man is on what could be considered a trifecta.

Come eat at 'Our Table'

Healthy workers more productive


Moturoa and Hawera to face off in Rosebowl final

New Plymouth Rangers Reserves footballer  Adam Stuart (blue) blocks a pass from Moturoa's Zayed Rabbenery in a Duff Rosebowl semifinal at Merrilands Domain in New Plymouth on Saturday.

Hawera meet Moturoa in Taranaki football's Duff Rosebowl knockout competition final at Hawera's Turuturu Park on Saturday.

Four-wheel action for Taranaki

16112013 SPORTS ANDY McGECHAN/ CAPTION: Stratford's Scott Keegan (Honda), certain to be among the leading contenders for a national ATV title in November. Photo by Andy McGechan,

The fast and the furious best of New Zealand's off-road racing community will arrive in Taranaki in November for the 2015 New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Championships.

Zittersteijn stars at nationals

Aidan Zittersteijn.

North Taranaki's Aidan Zittersteijn won the New Zealand Junior (under18) singles Indoor Bowls championships played at Titahi Bay on Saturday.

Sharrock has good day at the office

Allan Sharrock

Bookmakers slash odds for New Plymouth galloper Kawi after his dominant Hastings win on Saturday.

Tigers roar in premier two netball final

Stratford's Marissa Clough, left, and Western Suburbs Bengal Tigers wing attack Janna Slaats compete for the ball.

Western Suburbs Bengal Tigers turned the tables on Stratford to win the Taranaki premier two netball grand final 44-37 in New Plymouth on Saturday.


Guns, phones and a Filipino jail

Life inside a Filipino jail throws up some interesting encounters.

A tale from a South East Asian jail.

Answering that inane question

A conversational experiment has Jacqui Paterson questioning how to answer the internally inane "how are you?".

OPINION: Is anything other than "I'm fine" worth the effort?

Flag change another National disaster

Protesters carry the New Zealand flag at a TPPA demonstration.

OPINION: This flag debate feels like it’s been going on forever – but what have we achieved?

Garner: The important lesson for cheaters

The Ashley Madison data dump included more than 90,000 New Zealand email addresses.

OPINION: Oh what a tangled worldwide web some people weave when they're planning to deceive.


Ritmata transcends genres


Ritmata really brought the international to the Taranaki International Arts Festival.

Photos: That's a wrap, folks gallery

Architects of Air's Exxopolis was a hit with the young and the young at heart. Ian Bond, 98, was one of many who explored the realms of fantasy hidden inside the colourful, tent-like maze.

The 13th Taranaki International Arts Festival has come to an end.

Doctor discusses Gallipoli at Arts Festival

Dr Damien Fenton.

Taranaki International Arts Festival

Lady Rizo rolls out the unexpected

Lady Rizo performed in the Spiegeltent during the Taranaki Arts Festival.

Taranaki International Arts Festival

Puppy puppeteer steals hearts

Actor Rick Conte performs The Man Who Planted Trees at New Plymouth's TSB Showplace.

A bundle of hessian was brought to live in the Taranaki International Arts Festival performance of The Man Who Planted Trees.

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