Taking art to a higher place

Street artists back in hometown

Well-known street artists BMD return to New Plymouth to "add value to public space".
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Flu kills hundreds

10:35am Nearly double the number of New Zealanders die annually from the flu than in road accidents.

Oil boom or bust?

There are conflicting views on how next search for a big strike will impact region's employment.

School on alert after threats

9:18am A girl targeted by an online predator raises alarm bells about social media use at a Waitara school.

Poachers cost 'millions'

Sheep slaughtered and taken for meat is the latest in a string of stock thefts.

Performers vie for Womad spot

Couple hopes their human light show will land them a place on the world stage.

Marathon runner 'lived the dream'

She may be broke now but Taranaki ultra-distance runner Megan Stewart reckons she's lived the dream.

Sacred Heart role excites principal

A big promotion is taking Inglewood High School deputy principal Paula Wells to another level.

Riding to raise funds for trust

Guilty driver 'as much a victim'

 Mayor Andrew Judd

School cycle tracks thrill pupils

One little Taranaki school might just be the first in the region to have its own cycle tracks.

Inglewood book final spot

Inglewood upset top qualifier Hawera United to book a spot in the Taranaki premier grade one-day cricket final against New Plymouth Old Boys.

Okaiawa-Manaia hold off rivals

Competition leaders hold off challenge of third-placed Huatoki in the feature tie of Soffe Cup interclub tennis at the weekend.

Taranaki athletes honoured

NPC team stands supreme

Wales spoil the spectacle

It was a sad reflection on Wayne Barnes that Wales' spoiling tactics were allowed to carry on.

Beware shoddy repairs

Reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy quake repairs likened to leaky homes scandal.

Sacked postie gets her job back

Postie fired despite denying involvement in a drinking session must be rehired and compensated.

Snapper bypass Pelorus Sound

Immigration by credit

Pengxin wants more

Chinese agribusiness investor eyeing more dairy farm buys and party to a new deal that could quadruple the size of Taupo's Miraka dairy plant.

Heart will remain in Taranaki

This is my last column for the Daily News. One day I'll look back on my decision to quit, and regret it.

Time to prove himself

A bunch of faceless union hacks chose Andrew Little to lead the Labour Party this week.

Little has big job ahead getting Labour on track

Letters: Moronic idea

Most likely to get surplus of excuses

Finance Minister Bill English, long set on getting the books back into surplus in 2014-15, was obviously delighted with this year's Budget projections.

The facts of life

Nikki Macdonald investigates how Kiwis live and die today compared with 50 years ago.

Ukulele orchestra brings show to town

A rite of passage for those who attend the annual Russell family camp in Whangamomona is to learn how to crack a whip.

Review: The essence of Edinburgh

Flying high

Then and now, she's a Seekers fan

Doreen Berge, 73, isn't planning to sing along at The Seekers concert next week.


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Suspect leaves a trail of art

Philip Jones, also known as Suspect, has left his mark on Central and South America.

Discovery course helps Tailor turn his life around

Tailor Flay has just got back from a course that changed his life.

Troops feel welcome

New Zealand forces are providing peacekeeping services to the people of Taranaki on exercises this month.


Spaces for teen parents

Stratford High School Teen Parent Unit Whaimana Ako wants more students from North Taranaki.

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