Willy Marshall, or Hillbilly Willy, of Salt Lake City has travelled to New Zealand just for the classic car event. He ...

Hawt dawg, it's hot dogs gallery video

The first official day of Americarna takes off and hundreds of car enthusiasts kick it by the seaside.

Still skeptic of psychics

Detective Senior Sergeant Grant Coward interviewed by media at Taranaki's Lucy's Gully, where the body of German tourist ...

The latest cop to help TV show Sensing Murder was once compared to Dirty Harry.

Councillor's condition improving

"I know that Rhonda is a fantastic person and she is focused on helping Craig through this."

Online wills coming

Instead of sitting down with a lawyer to create your will, you could soon do it with the click of a mouse.

Mini Putt course

A new 18 hole Mini Putt course is planned for Jubilee Park in Inglewood.

Whales in mining area

An expert says blue whales and seabed mining won't mix well.

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Lotto win for Hawera

A winning strike four Lotto ticket was sold at Hawera's Countdown supermarket.

Lotto lightning strikes again in Hawera.

Rescuing the rescuer

Sitting on the mountain with a broken leg, Peter Lethbridge waited for the rescue helicopter he would usually be flying in.

Power Ranger to Hula Boy

Gentle giant turns killer video


Overhaul won't stop cricket next season

Following the abandonded one-day international match at McLean Park, the ground's outfield will undergo an overhaul, ...

All going to plan, there will still be a full summer of cricket at McLean Park next season.

Dickson China bound with NZ team

Maya Dickson has been named in the national indoor volleyball team.

Busy time ahead for Disckson.

Baldock pips Joseph to win Westown Cup

Dean Baldock proved too good in the Westown Cup.

Home course proves the oracle for Baldock.

In brief

Matt Podjursky had a successful weekend at the Manfeild track near Palmerston North

Taranaki sporting briefs

Goodin returns to Taranaki bowls line-up

Darren Goodin returns to the Taranaki side for the intercentre event in Wellington.

Goodin will skip men's pairs for Taranaki.


Barrie talks back for Fonterra

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith thinks Fonterra is doing just fine, thank you very much.

Semi-retired farmer Barrie Smith has a few things he wants you to know.

And the race is on

OPINION: The Whanganui electorate is in a unique situation with the selection of candidates for the two biggest political parties running concurrently and it being such a long time since the last selections for either party.

Most freedom campers care about our country

Many freedom campers young foreigners wanting to see the world at a cost they can afford.

A pickle of a situation

This skyscraper in London is affectionately called the gherkin. If you leave a real gherkin on the vine for a couple of ...

If you want a happy life you should think about saying no to gherkins.


Two-year tarot card project video

Each card has a god, goddess or spirit assigned to it.

"The images I create have spiritual meaning, and so I like to create them in a spiritual space and mindset."

John Sargeant: A nutty legacy

John Sargeant has looked after South Taranaki's parks for 22 years. Now he's calling it a day.

For John Sargeant it's all about the walnuts.

What's on in Taranaki

Bindu Rajendrenhas been performed at previous extravaganzas.

There's a dangerous circus show, a hundred mugs and a multi-ethnic parade coming to town.

Faith in Taranaki

There are two sides to every story.

There is a proverb that is at least 3000 years old and is found in the Book of Proverbs (18:17) in the Christian Bible.

A love 32 years in the making

Andréa and James Urbina first met in Taranaki in 1982, when they were Rotary exchange students. Then they lost contact.

They were young exchange students in NZ. Decades later, they're back – on honeymoon.

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