New ballgame coming to town

Getting set for Fifa under-20 World Cup

Holes have been dug and concrete poured in readiness to erect football goalposts on New Plymouth's most hallowed rugby ground.
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End for deadly bridge

It's the end of the road for Normanby's killer overbridge.

Still loves cake, hates bananas

A passionate rugby fan who shares a name with the Queen has made it to 105 years old.

Paralympian Peters adds second world ski title

11:36am New Plymouth Paralympian Corey Peters has made it back-to-back world titles in as many days.

Payback slashes Witt coffers

A multimillion-dollar payback to Government coffers is having a lingering effect on Taranaki's polytech.

Surfing comp more than 'competing'

The Aotearoa Maori Surfing Nationals is just as much about bringing people together as it is competition, entrants say.

Woman sentenced for meth supply

Supermarket fraudster Clare May Strachan has appeared in New Plymouth District Court again on methamphetamine charges.

A legacy of suffering

A French couple's Kiwi honeymoon took a frightening turn after a momentary lapse of judgement.

New ballgame coming to town

Sepuloni will be back

Public warm to new centre

The New Plymouth public appear to have taken a shine to the emerging Len Lye Centre.

Kiwi skiier hopes gold is the start of more success

Taranaki Paralympian Corey Peters hopes medal won at alpine world champs will be first of several he'll bring home.

Marathon effort to reach 200

Auckland's Ingrid Frost to clock up milestone when she tackles the Mountain to Surf tomorrow morning.

Modifieds back on track

Four heads something new

Tutavaha puts rugby in recess

Capped 44 times for Taranaki, hooker taking a break from rugby to prioritise work and family commitments.

Air NZ warned over insurance sales

Commerce Commission is concerned the airline is misleading customers when selling travel insurance.

Work trips a waste of time

The annual corporate get together is nothing but an opportunity for HR to spend company coin.

Buyers move to top brands

Kiwi firms urged to tap into India

RBNZ told to leave property investors alone

Reserve Bank told to to "stick to knitting", after announcing plans to crack down on rentals.

Editorial: Is NZ an intelligence player, or just a pawn?

If New Zealand is selling out its "little neighbours" in an attempt to impress its big American brother, as has been claimed, it has all the makings of a fable - albeit one with an unhappy ending.

Donations a bit whiffy

Nelson-based Talley's, an international exporter of food products, has interests in the seafood, meat, dairy and vegetable sectors.

Editorial: Review lobby funding

Letters: Stunning success

Warrior back in the fray

NZ First leader Winston Peters disclosed on Waitangi Day he was considering running for the vacant Northland seat at the by-election on March 28.

Can't live with them ...

Adam Dudding meets some committed long-term couples who, like an increasing number of others, have chosen to live apart.

Okato buzzing for 150th jubilee

Forged from military might, Okato has become the pinnacle of rural prosperity.

Chevy Camaro is a bucket list beauty

Taranaki's CHiPs boys to lead Americarna

Kai with soul: Cole Blyde

"My nutrition will play a major role in helping me to regain my place in the first XV as well as help me achieve my other sporting goals".

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Community rallies around

An outpouring of support and kindness has a Kakaramea family giving thanks for small communities.

Race to the top

It's promising to be a big weekend for Taranaki's petrol-heads.

Volunteers wanted as spotters

Taranaki Air Patrol needs more volunteers to become eyes in the skies.

Ruse pays off for school

On the gate, a large sign warns people the laden fruit trees at Manukorihi Intermediate, Waitara, are sprayed with toxic chemicals.

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