Teen's replica in vintage show

"I'm pretty pleased with it"

A replica of a 1915 race motorbike was the centre of attention at The Old Bike Show.
 	 Louis McNair

Cloud, rain forecast

Taranaki's stretch of sunny winter weather is about to come to an end with the MetService forecasting cloud and rain.

Dairy farms rigorously monitored

Taranaki dairy farmers are under one of the strictest environmental monitoring regimes in the country.

Young driver fed up with failures

A learner driver has hit out at driving test procedures, calling them inconsistent, after she failed her test twice.

'Chewbacca' blamed for abusive texts

A New Plymouth man blamed for a violent attack on an Eltham man has told a jury his uncle - now deceased - and his mate called Chewbacca must have done the damage.

Doggone it - it was a horse

For decades a council believed a dog was buried in a human grave - only it was a horse.

Iwi in court to oppose sand appeal

drilling, deep sea A South Taranaki iwi has formally opposed a High Court action aimed at getting seabed mining off the ground again.

Residents put out by call centre failure

An out-of-town call centre couldn't help when Waitara Hall gas heater wasn't working - the operator didn't know where Waitara was.

Parting such sweet sorrow

Taranaki kids score better in reading

Louis McNair

Teen's replica in vintage show

A replica of a 1915 race motorbike was the centre of attention at The Old Bike Show.

Eight iron nets two eagles

Golf generic Fitzroy golfer Neil Burge couldn't believe his luck when he holed out on the 299-metre par four seventh.

Western, FDMC share spoils

It was a 1-1 draw in the one and only Taranaki premier grade football match played on Saturday.

Win, draw for NPBH

Sharks toothless but Waratahs will be different story

tigers bears

Tigers turn tables on Bears

The Western Suburbs Tigers tamed the Waitara Bears to book a place in Saturday's Taranaki premier grade rugby league final.

'Living on super' queried

Court Ex-finance firm director tells a court he has no assets, despite having properties worth millions in trusts.

Strippers 'part of doing business'

When it comes to executives using sex to please clients, The Wolf of Wall Street has nothing on reality.

What you need to know

Judge's order stopped milking


Eroad IPO trucks on

Transport technology company will float on the NZX with an initial market valuation of $180 million.

We need an outpouring of compassion

MH17 The recent shooting down of a civilian airliner in eastern Ukraine is the stuff of nightmares or Hollywood movies.

Triumph of excellence over electioneering

We have the wonderful spectacle of the Commonwealth Games to remind us what is really important in this world - winning.

Settlements much like the reality PKW grew from

Championing a cultural treasure

TSB boss Kevin Murphy

Letter: What became of TSB caring about people?

Kevin Murphy's excuse for closing the TSB branch at Merrilands is because there are not enough customers.

Peppa Pig's passing through

Peppa Pig The stage version of the hugely popular preschool television show Peppa Pig is on its way to New Plymouth.

Dead certain

Reporter Taryn Utiger spent the day at the Hawera Cemetery to find out what goes on in a graveyard when no one is meant to be looking.

Cooking in the 'real Italy'

When reality bites


Food: In season

Lucy Sandifer quietly swoops in to place napkins in laps and top up water glasses, while in the kitchen students are working on a three-course meal.


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Wano inspired by kapahaka

Te reo has always played a big part in Wharehoka Wano's life, both professionally and personally.


'Language nest' starts at home

A big part of parenting is providing children with values and life skills as they move into adulthood.


Learn to keep Maori language alive

Developing new avenues where te reo can be spoken is one way to keep the language alive, according to one Taranaki expert in the field.


Maori language: use it or lose it

Reclaiming a missing part of her identity is something one Waitara woman will be forever thankful for.

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