Emma Larsen from Waitara Gymsports flies through the air.

Medal haul for Waitara gymnasts

Competitors from the Waitara Gymsports achieved a cleansweep at the Wanganui artistic gymnastic champs.

'A heart of gold'

Businessman Craig Norgate has died.

Tributes are flowing following the death of Fonterra's first chief executive, Craig Norgate.

Cemetery coming to life

New life is being breathed into the district's super-cemetery.

Doggy trio needs new home video

Shane Viney is facing having to separate his dogs, or even put two of them down, by the end of the week.

Seal gets happy ending

A net-bound seal stranded on the Taranaki coast found his happy ending.

River health best ever: report

The health of Taranaki's waterways is the best its ever been, a new environmental report claims.

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Potential contamination could delay marae build

New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young joined Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith during a visit to the Ngamotu Marae site  on Wednesday.

12:44 PM  The construction of New Plymouth's Ngamotu Marae could be delayed because of land contamination issues.

$70m treaty deal gets first tick of approval video

Some of the most "significant and grave" injustices ever suffered by iwi in New Zealand have been acknowledged.

Driven out by oil drilling 'nightmare'

Injured Toko rugby player recovering


Two Smiths, a Brown and a Joseph too smart

Highlanders players celebrate their win over the Huirricanes in the 2015 Super Rugby grand final.

5 min ago  OPINION: Twenty weeks ago, the Super Rugby Championship kicked off.

Northern Irish hit South Taranaki

Hawera High School's under-15's take on their Ballyclare High School counterparts at scrum time in a rugby exchange at the Hub grounds in Hawera on Monday night.

Holly Winter secured an important singles win for her team last Sunday.

Winter scores important win for Vipers

11:32 AM  The unavailability of a number of players for the fourth round of the Taranaki Senior Invitational Pennant series at Te Ngutu last weekend saw one team bring in one of the province's leading women golfers.


Call it the festival of awesome gigs

18062015 News Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.  The Pohutukawa trees that line the Waitara river bank have been cut down by the (TRC) Taranaki Regional Council's contractors.

No country for old men, was a movie made by the Cohen Brothers a few years ago and if you haven't seen it, you should definitely make the effort.

No laws protect eels says Stewart

OPINION: 'Allo 'allo 'allo. What have we here?

Will Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu have a fairytale ending to their time in the Hurricanes jersey?

Garner: Can the Canes finally do it after 20 years?

OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.


Kai with soul: A one pan wonder

Spotswood College student Tamia Kane, 15, with her mushroom and pumpkin risotto.

Spotswood College students learn to make the perfect risotto.

New Navara continues Nissan ute heritage

NZ's Great Battle of the Utes has just stepped up a notch with the arrival of a brand-new Nissan Navara.

Forever Present co-founder Catherine Hewson, left, holds some hand painted memory boxes with artist Brenda Cash in her studio.

Donation makes more care packages

Warea mother Catherine Hewson has turned personal tragedy into an avenue to help others.

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