02072015 - news photo: Laird Harper / Fairfax NZ. Hurricanes super-fan Craig Werder has total faith in his dream team.

Super-fan ready to win

Is this the Canes' biggest fan? He has $25k of paraphernalia.

Fonterra found guilty

Fonterra's Whareroa plant in Hawera.

Fonterra has been found guilty causing a bad smell in Eltham that has lasted two years.

Father to eight dies

Hawera's Ryan Tamatea will be remembered as a "loving and caring" man.

Gun thief's guilty plea

A contractor has pleaded guilty to stealing two glock pistols from the New Plymouth courthouse.

Family reunion battle

A brother and sister have reunited with their father after a two-year legal battle.

Rock noise will anger neighbours

The relocation of a stone sculptors' club to a park has left neighbours disgruntled.

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Inglewood's Cue Theatre bursting with talent

Cue Theatre's Last Tango in Little Grimley director Margaret O'Kane.

Cue Theatre is mixing it up this winter season.

Jetstar in town for talks with New Plymouth mayor

Jetstar executives checked out what New Plymouth has to offer as part of a tour of the regions who made the short-list as potential new destinations for the cut-price carrier.

Difficult to secure power of attorney

Bike kitchen ready to start 'cooking'


Hawera athlete wins prestigious Stan Lay award

Supreme award for talented Hawera athlete Arnold Fage.

Hawera's Arnold Fage has won Athletic Taranaki's supreme award - the Stan Lay Trophy for the most outstanding athlete for the 2014-2015 season.at the

NPBHS Super 8 football champion

The New Plymouth Boys' High School first XI football team broke a long drought when winning the Super 8 tournament in Gisborne this week.

07052015 News photo: Robert Charles/Fairfax NZ. Premier club netball at TSB Stadium, NPOB vs SHGC. Jessie Aitken-Fowell for NPOB.

Battle on for third spot in premier one netball

Naumai and New Plymouth Old Boys meet in the feature match of Taranaki premier one netball in New Plymouth on Thursday night.


Boom and bust cycles

Auckland's housing bubble will inevitably burst, says Roger Hanson.

OPINION: The meteoric increase in Auckland house prices is an economic bubble and bubbles, “always, always burst”.

The parable of the geese

OPINION: Lessons mankind can learn from geese.

060814. News. PHOTO:LOREN DOUGAN/FAIRFAX NZ. Tuihana Babbington and her 2 daughters Tira Babbington-Paki and Meretini Babbington-Paki, in a state house, Masters Crescent in Masterton. Trust housing story.

Landlords want healthy rentals too

OPINION: An uninformed bystander could be forgiven for thinking every rental property in New Zealand is in dire need of a 'warm and healthy' makeover.


Doctors Orchestra deliver a "sunburst" of sound

New Plymouth Doctor Raimond Jacquemard and his son Dominic, 16, performed in the Doctors' Orchestra on Sunday.

REVIEW: The New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra wowed a large crowd at the TSB Theatre Royal last Sunday afternoon.

Director takes silver at festival

Hendrikus De Vaan's passion for the film industry has taken him far away from his home in Ratapiko, near Inglewood. 

Holden's Insignia VXR in action on the South Island ice during last week's media introduction.

Hot laps on ice in new Holden video

Holden wheels in a V8 Supercars star for hot laps on South Island ice at the launch of a new AWD turbocharged sedan.

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