290715 NEWS Sam Scannell/Taranaki Daily News -New Plymouth's new Len Lye Centre.

A photographer's view gallery

7:57 AM  Four photographers take on the Len Lye Centre and explain their process.

Two-month wait

Lynley Fox is frustrated it's taken the Taranaki District Health Board two months to respond to a complaint she made about her treatment while in hospital.

7:59 AM  Three days after surgery, she found out her spine was damaged. Now her life will never the same again.

Arts Festival show for the deaf

16 min ago  A former New Plymouth woman is returning to for her love of theatre and sign language.

Want a teaching job? Go regional

If you want to be a teacher you should want to teach anywhere, principal Craig Simpson says.

How much does your trash weigh?

7:30 AM  New Plymouth ratepayers could soon have their rubbish allowance cut in half.

Binge-drinking linked to assault

Offenders who pick on bar staff during drunken nights out should not escape punishment, according to one New Plymouth judge.

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Harvey keeps coming back for more

North Island indoor bowls captain Grant Harvey with the North v South trophy the North has a stranglehold on.

Grant Harvey's reckons if the cap fits, then keep wearing it.

New Plymouth Boys' High win three legs of exchange with Wellington College

New Plymouth Boys' High School had mixed results in their annual sporting exchange with Wellington College in New Plymouth on Monday.

New Plymouth Girls' High left back Vienna Morpeth-Rodden (right) clears the ball ahead of a Massey defender in a Federation Cup women's football semifinal in Palmerston North.

Girls' High live up to their favourites tag in semi

The New Plymouth Girls' High School first XI will play Hawera women in an all-Taranaki final of Central Football's Federation Cup women's league next month.


Seeing art everywhere

You can find and be humbled by art anywhere, even Pluto, says Dean Jamie Allen.

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.

Len Lye Centre vs Mt Eden prison

OPINION: There's one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the Len Lye Centre. It gets your attention. It's literally a beacon, and it's had photographers lining up around the block to get a snapshot.

Duncan Garner: Positive and negative comments

Why Whanganui wants to lynch me

OPINION: The good people of Whanganui want my guts for garters.


'It's always the season for chocolate'

WITT Chef Joachim Ogden works his magic with chocolate.

In mid-winter chocolate can warm the coldest of days, a Witt chef tutor believes.

Finding grace in the garden

A long time festival garden still manages to retain its wow factor.

The Lexus NX200t F Sport - powered by a very good turbocharged engine and offering specially sporting ride and handling.

Lexus puts the sport into SUV

The sporting version of the Lexus NX200t range is the model appropriately badged F Sport.

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