New Plymouth's Mario Hildred, 16, in preparing to take on the world's best in China later this year.

Teen to take on snooker's best

"Obviously I feel a lot of pressure when I get a high break to keep going to get more."

Anzac Day in Waitara

The Anzac Day Parade in Waitara before the civic service.

The weather was perfect for the Anzac Day services held around the mountain on Tuesday.

Missing Taranaki man

"We all are actually worried, it's just unlike him to do this."

Bramhill for Greens

Long time environmental activist Stuart Bramhill is the Green's candidate for New Plymouth. 

Passionate about passion fruit

Passion fruit is in season. But it tastes good any time of year.

Stratford at Dawn

Stratford's dawn service was one of many held around Taranaki this Anzac Day.

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News

Historic pay deal just part of the story

Wellington rest home worker Kristine Bartlett campaigned for equal pay.

Care-givers' work is mentally and physically demanding and they have been underpaid for generations.

News of deaths continues to arrive

Colonel Malone's daughter is appointed to the National Bank of New Zealand's London office.

Council project impresses

Stratford's Shakespeare success

Sport

Eager Ngatai plays 80 minutes

Charlie Ngatai got more minutes under his belt for University against Hamilton Old Boys.

Charlie Ngatai deals with big hits from Zac Guildford and co to complete a full match in Waikato club rugby.

The unluckiest Chiefs player

Chiefs player Sam McNicol turned to brain training in order to try and help his long-running concussion symptoms.

After a long-running battle with concussion, Chiefs player Sam McNicol found an alternative treatment.

Chiefs to rest Kerr-Barlow

Jonathan Taumateine will take on the responsibility of starting halfback for the Chiefs against the Sunwolves on Saturday.

Chiefs' depth at halfback to be severely tested with a concussed Tawera Kerr-Barlow to be rested and Finlay Christie suspended.

Players don their pink socks

Southern Sharks Premiere team captain Jackson Ormond rocked the pink socks the rugby club would be wearing on 'Ladies ...

The Southern Rugby Club have supplied players with pink socks in celebration of their special ladies.

Maximum winners a plenty at junior motocross

Mangakino's Maximus Purvis (Yamaha), the top rider at this year's New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in Taranaki ...

Dominant rides at junior motocross champs.

opinion

Historic pay deal just part of the story

Wellington rest home worker Kristine Bartlett campaigned for equal pay.

Care-givers' work is mentally and physically demanding and they have been underpaid for generations.

Daily commute a dangerous exercise

There have been a spate of crashes on Taranaki roads this month.

Taranaki, I think we have a problem.

The maunga can bring us together

Mt Taranaki unites those who live in the region.

New Zealand in the 1840s was a fascinating time period, when there was early potential for a real partnership and collaboration between Māori and Pākehā. 

Spending with a conscience

Coffix owner Gil Salz in Wellington is creating a storm with his $2.50 cups of coffee.

If you looked at the total cost of a product you may never buy another thing.

Lifestyle

Passionate about passion fruit

You'd be amazed what you can do if you've got a few passionfruit to work with.

Passion fruit is in season. But it tastes good any time of year.

Five days of fun

Fin and Rio Russell dug the hot dogs and chips at last year's carnival in New Plymouth.

After a hugely successful event last year, the carnival is back in New Plymouth.

'A bit shocked' by scholarship

Kylie Filbee-Cronin has been recognized with a Craig Norgate Memorial Scholarship.

Accountant come Christmas tree farmer Kylie Filbee-Cronin has received the Craig Norgate Memorial Scholarship.

Fernbirds relocation 'scientific trial'

Fernbirds are small with a distinctive long, trailing, ragged tail

"At risk" birds relocated from Taranaki with hopes to help repopulate other areas.

A brand of old memories

Graeme Duckett's mum had homemade chutneys and preserved fruit that made your mouth water.

Life was simpler but was it better in the olden days?

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