A fresh new face will appear at the Youth Parliament following selections in New Plymouth.
A Hawera woman charged with manslaughter after the death of a six-week-old baby has pleaded not guilty.
A judge has praised a woman's attempts to change her 'Once were Warriors' lifestyle.
People who sell their government funded food grants may face prosecution.
A former Taranaki man's heroic actions in the fatal floods in France are being rewarded.
A recidivist offender was jailed after being convicted of his eight drink driving offence.
New Plymouth's new Novotel hotel has locked-in an opening date and its owner hopes Prime Minister John Key will oversee the ceremony.
Hawera born singer Bailey Wiley has just returned from Germany, and is ready to release her third EP.
Jeff McGrath has said it before - "never again."
The Central Vipers will be looking to finish their season on a high when they take on the Akarana Falcons in a national rugby league match at Waitara's Clifton Park on Saturday.
Taranaki will need some sharp improvement to beat Canterbury and make the NPC final.
Tasman have given themselves a chance of hosting one of next week's NPC semifinals.
There might be a few Premier League managers a bit nervous the next time an international window comes along.
Why we're hearing all sorts of arguments as to why we should not help the refugees.
OPINION: Maybe opening the door to a little bit of compassion sounds too dangerous to the Australian government.
OPINION: International politics have certainly been the focus this week with Prime Minister John Key attending the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
OPINION: Mean. Hostile. Unforgiving. Harsh. A breach of the most basic of human rights. But legal all at the same time.
Thirteen Taranaki gardeners will show off their sustainable gardens in a new garden festival this year.
Everytime I see someone smoking in the street or in their car I stare longingly at them
Becoming bilingual can grow cognitive skills such as problem solving, mental flexibility, attention control, inhibitory control and task switching.
South Africa's most successful choir is returning to New Zealand, its message of peace strong despite a history sometimes marred by violence.
There are art exhibitions galore in Taranaki.