Demand for oysters 'insane'

'An expensive little mouthful'

The demand for a South Island delicacy in New Plymouth is "insane" according to one supplier in the region.
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Plaza plan snub

Former New Plymouth mayor Peter Tennent questions council's 'no' to fundraising offer.

Mourie back for Coastal's farm

All Black great Graham Mourie at a farm field day in Taranaki yesterday.

Doubts over 'quick fling' defence

A quick fling was a Taranaki woman's motivation for sheltering an escaped criminal, her lawyer says.

Voting system is out-of-date

New Zealand's out of date voting system is a failing democracy, a New Plymouth by-election candidate says.

Should we pay lobbyists?

OPINION: A thorough Government review of the extent of political lobbying with public funding is long overdue.

Demand for oysters 'insane'

The demand for a South Island delicacy in New Plymouth is "insane" according to one supplier in the region.

'Drop super-city plan'

Wellington's super-city proposal is "deeply flawed" and should be dropped, according to two-thirds of the region's councils.

Len Lye Centre unveiled

Couple badly injured

Animal assistance

The lastest supermarket collectibles craze will eventually help the SPCA give unwanted animals a new home.

McDonald just wants to give a bit back

Former Taranaki hooker Shane McDonald has returned to coaching and will take charge of the Stratford premier side this season.

Francis Douglas advance in Gillette Cup

Francis Douglas Memorial College progressed to the next stage of the national Gillette Cup competition after a comprehensive 138-run win over New Plymouth Boys' High School yesterday.

Tough event to include world's elite surfers

Team Taranaki on track

Spanish stars return for rematch

Spanish speed machines Javier Gomez and Mario Mola will go head-to-head for a second time in New Plymouth later this month.

RBNZ staff to lose jobs

The central bank is restructuring in a process that will see some staff lose their jobs.

Engineering dollhouse to make sparks

Toy house with parts you wire yourself aimed at getting girls interested in engineering at a young age.

Construction tails off

Trapped forestry worker dies

Auckland aces quality of life

Auckland's quality of life again rates among world's best, but Wellington lags a little.

Editorial: Review lobby funding

The World Health Organisation plays a public-health role when it promotes tougher measures against smoking, including so-called plain-packaging.

Letters: Stunning success

Congratulations to the organisers of Americarna 2015. It was stunningly successful.

Letters: New flag

Burnside's take on hopefuls

Warrior back in the fray

NZ First leader Winston Peters disclosed on Waitangi Day he was considering running for the vacant Northland seat at the by-election on March 28.

Can't live with them ...

Adam Dudding meets some committed long-term couples who, like an increasing number of others, have chosen to live apart.

Okato buzzing for 150th jubilee

Forged from military might, Okato has become the pinnacle of rural prosperity.

Chevy Camaro is a bucket list beauty

Taranaki's CHiPs boys to lead Americarna

Kai with soul: Cole Blyde

"My nutrition will play a major role in helping me to regain my place in the first XV as well as help me achieve my other sporting goals".


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Community rallies around

An outpouring of support and kindness has a Kakaramea family giving thanks for small communities.

Race to the top

It's promising to be a big weekend for Taranaki's petrol-heads.

Volunteers wanted as spotters

Taranaki Air Patrol needs more volunteers to become eyes in the skies.

Ruse pays off for school

On the gate, a large sign warns people the laden fruit trees at Manukorihi Intermediate, Waitara, are sprayed with toxic chemicals.

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