Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust board member Peter McDonald, left, and Ozone Coffee Roasters general manager Te Kawa Robb taste test the 'chopper blend' which was launched on Friday

Coffee keeps chopper flying

Buying coffee beans has resulted in a fundraising campaign for the rescue helicopter.

Migrants key to region

Migrating to New Zealand from India has worked out well for Anurag Jauhari and his family, wife Abhilasha Shrivastava, Vrinda, 7, and Vihaan Jauhari, 4, and Anurag's mother Prem Jauhari.

When Rosalina Pang moved to Taranaki from Singapore in 2008 her first year was “tough.”

Skilled workers still needed

The internet is still not going to give you a haircut.

Furniture crafted from scratch

After plying his trade all over the world, a Taranaki born furniture maker has moved back to set up shop in New Plymouth.

Shoulder boulder-holders drop

Over the shoulder boulder-holders dropped for a good cause during Hawera's Latch On event.

Garner: Judging the judges

OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.

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Test drives fill charity's coffers

New Plymouth's Lois Scott gives a wave and a smile after test driving the new Ford Fiesta Sport.

A Taranaki charity is set to benefit from a joint promotion with Ford in New Plymouth.

Kura revitalises te reo Maori video

Tatyana Glassie knows big results require big ambitions.

Surfer saves man, another perishes

Breastfeeding mums need support


Taranaki need to be more potent on attack

Taranaki rugby coach Colin Cooper will be hoping Marty McKenzie can spark the backline against Counties Manukau.

Getting their attack going has moved to the top of the list for Taranaki just a fortnight out from the start of their national provincial rugby defence.

Sacred Heart upset defending champs

Sacred Heart Girls' College scored a late goal to upset defending champions Inglewood 49-48 in a Taranaki premier one netball match in Stratford on Thursday night.

Team Taranaki forward Vinnie Sharp controls the ball and is the highest scorer in the league this season with a total of 14 goals.

Team Taranaki marches on

Team Taranaki will face a battle scarred North End side with plenty to prove when the two football teams meet at Memorial Park in Palmerston North on Saturday.


What goes up, must come down

230714 NEWS Charlotte Curd / Taranaki Daily News. John Sargeant from Hawera Council is in charge of the Grave site in Hawera. Feature on Hawera Grave yard.

The naysayers have it that we are heading for a downturn or maybe the dreaded 'R' word.

Seeing art everywhere

OPINION: OPINION: Art, whether found in galleries, the Solar System, or a sick child's CT scan is a humbling experience, says Dean Jamie Allen.

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Polling promises are fickle

Even political journalists must feel a bit of fatigue with margins of error and seat projections and declaring that, as always, Winston Peters will hold the balance of power.


Fifty years ago

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Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a blast through the pages of the past.

The mission to Europa

Could life in the solar system exist on Europa?

We need to get recycling for our children's sake, just like the old days, says Graeme Duckett.

Surviving on pigeon eggs

The rising cost of living makes me wonder where it's all going to end up? Those renting houses are paying now what could be mortgage payments for their own homes.

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