Lead paint warning

"The silent thief of children's wits and futures"

A New Plymouth family's recent health scare has prompted a public warning about the risks of exposure to lead paint.
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Poison on the beach

A wave of poisonous porcupine fish have washed up on a New Plymouth beach.

'Beast' out of jail

Convicted sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson has been released back into the community.

No more nearly for Keely

Australian Keely Andrew took out the world surfing competition at Fitzroy Beach on Sunday, her first major win.

$8m for victims in state care

More than $8 million has been paid out to people who say they were abused while in state care.

Possum control plan for park

Efforts to rid Pukekura Park of furry pests will be ramped up this year.

Ukrainian family caught in dispute

Life is proving far from simple for a Ukrainian family living in Taranaki.

Chad sheds dreads

Nine years' worth of dreadlocks fell to the floor in minutes all for Shave for a Cure.

Funding boost for inmate education

Lead paint warning

Canoe prow to grace museum

Taranaki's cultural coffers have received a significant boost in recent times.

'Dare to believe' speech aids bowlers

Revital Fertilisers Taranaki men claim national title in thrilling and deserving fashion.

NPOB's dominance continues

The New Plymouth Old Boys legendary record in the Taranaki premier grade two-day final continued on Sunday with a first innings victory over Inglewood at Pukekura Park.

Elgar keeps Taranaki in hunt

Stags on ropes as Aces tighten grip

Champs get off to bad start

If competitions need upsets and unpredictability to be successful, then the premier club rugby season could flourish in 2015.

Warehouse starts CEO search

Big-box retailer is looking for a new chief executive to replace Mark Powell who leaves next year.

Focus remains on oil exploration

Protesters muster outside oil conference, where minister says exploration is key to NZ's future.

Canterbury businesses take strategic view

Tourism firm pictures global reach

Spies request data from Trade Me

The SIS is increasingly asking for Trade Me's help to sniff out security threats.

Housing policy deceptive

The Government has acknowledged many state houses are not up to standard and have not been properly maintained.

Legal spying doesn't make it right

A government statement in December 2012, announcing it had nominated Trade Minister Tim Groser for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation, was headed "PM supports Tim Groser's WTO bid".

That which binds us needn't rule us

Time to dig deep for a neighbour

Dear Baz and the boys

Mate, you asked us to dare to dream. We did. Now the reality is dawning.

Professional generous with his skills

Knowing how to balance the books and make sound financial decisions has given one New Plymouth man a chance to help out his community.

Creating a brand new outlook

In a bid to make New Plymouth the creative capital of New Zealand, one of the city's design companies is leading the way.

'Gangster' look adds to old Chevy's appeal

Stylish houses under $500k

Look at other revenue options

Taranaki needs to get better at singing its own praises, says one of New Zealand's leading economists.


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Empowering the family

Persistence has paid off for Marfell Community School and the Marfell Community Trust.

Artists offered potluck sessions

For some Taranaki artists sharing is caring.

Animals ready to offer therapy

An animal farm aimed at providing therapy for both young and old has opened its gates for the first time.

Urenui Pa holds open day

A celebration of all things Ngati Mutunga was celebrated over the weekend.

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