060514 NEWS Sam Scannell/Taranaki Daily News - St Mary's Cathedral Dean Jamie Allen serves up crepes for charity.

Breakfast for Nepal

Punters at a buzzing New community cafe at the Taranaki Cathedral reckon Gwen Jury's orange marmalade is plate-licking good.

Worker fell down well

ConocoPhillips has been disappointed with the results of its onshore exploration ventures in Australia.

3:07 PM  Two oil and gas companies have been fined $30k each after a worker fell into a well cellar.

No wrong for Wright

A Taranaki real estate agent has had misconduct charges against him dismissed.

Driver goes the extra mile 

3:09 PM  Matthew Adkins doesn't need two legs when he's got four wheels.

Duck shooters play by the rules

2:39 PM  Taranaki hunters played by the rules as duck shooting season began last weekend.

New chef adds to Swiss-Kiwi flavour

There is more than a touch of Swiss to the hospitality at the Dawson Falls Lodge.

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Man sentenced to community work after police chase

Court generic NZ

3:14 PM  A man who tried to out run police in a car chase around Manaia has been sentenced to community work.

Crackdown on child car seats

1:47 PM  Child safety in cars is the focus of Worldwide Global Road Safety Week. 

No police progress on complaint

Study for 'Slave' wins Hawera art award


Dromgool back in the ring

Mike Dromgool working out before his fight in Saturday's Eruption 7 kickboxing tournament in New Plymouth.

4 min ago  A few weeks ago, New Plymouth's Mike Dromgool was slugging it out with restaurateur Craig MacFarlane in boxing's Fight Night in the city.

Taranaki bowls legend dies

Taranaki bowls legend Vic Blance has died.

48 Hours, Soccer ball for Mini Guide for Vicki Anderson

Late goal denies Moturoa

5 min ago  Defending champions Massey scored a late goal to beat Moturoa 2-1 in a women's Central League football league match at the Onuku Taipari Domain in New Plymouth last Sunday.


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Your letters

Today's letters include an update on recycling and a tribute to young biscuit makers.

Garner: Are manners sexist?

OPINION: I like holding doors open, to me it's a little sign of good manners. Or sexist. You decide.

''As followers of Christ we won't become doormats who tolerate abuse...''

Faith in Taranaki - I submit: but what to?

The centenary of the Gallipoli campaign has caused me to ponder what a different world we now live in.  The virtues of honour, duty and especially 'knowing your place' were surely more highly prised a century ago.  This has further led me to consider the idea of 'submission'. 


Brewers aren't hogging the limelight

"Hogs" Howie and Goose toast another successful brew.

2:57 PM  REVIEW: The Hogs home brewery is where "anything can happen".

Wobbly start for new Holden hatch video

Wobbly start for Holden's new hatch as Kiwi and Aussie motoring journalists experience driving it on two wheels.

The photo which made both John F. Kennedy Jr. and Dan Farrell famous.

Shutter closes on life with the stars

Dan Farrell, photographer, was born on October 31, 1930. He died on April 13, 2015, aged 84.

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