Playschool for pooches

The Hounds Hangout a doggy daycare

A kindergarten for dogs is the best description Sarah Gray can give for her new business The Hounds Hangout.

Angry call closes office

New Plymouth's Work and Income office went into shut down after a man allegedly threatened staff over the phone.

Back in the game

Three of Taranaki's former high profile detectives have moved into the private eye business.

Housing project canned

A proposed multimillion-dollar redevelopment for Marfell has been canned by HNZ.

Local slice of royalties advocated

Local, central government are at loggerheads over whether some revenue should be pumped back into Taranaki.

Hurt man 'deserved a hiding'

A man charged with assault says he had agreed to help his victim, but discovered he ripped off a drug dealer.

Playschool for pooches

dog A kindergarten for dogs is the best description Sarah Gray can give for her new business The Hounds Hangout.

Fire victim grateful to saviours

Eileen Thomas will never be able to thank Taranaki's firefighters enough for pulling her to safety from a burning balcony.

Young star in 'remarkable' group

It's a maths double

Tihikura Hohaia

Ancestral fishing assets 'being lost'

Ancestral fishing stocks are taking a hammering because of increasing land development.

Seta is producing the goods

Bruising Taranaki centre Seta Tamanilavu is learning fast about the demands of playing regular NPC rugby.

Taranaki punished for dismal effort

The Taranaki development side suffered an embarrassing 45-12 loss to Counties-Manukau.

Central role for rover

Easy does it for Taranaki

Seta Tamanivalu

Steamers rolled before the break

The drawn-out sigh from Taranaki captain James Marshall summed up the feeling in the camp.

Downgrade no cause for alarm

Fonterra There is no cause for panic over Fonterra's credit rating being cut, an economist says.

Allied Farmers back in black

Allied said the focus for the coming year would be to continue to grow the livestock business.

Bloggers targeted journalist

APN mulls NZX float

Online shopping cart

Kiwis buying more offshore

Online purchases from overseas sites rose 11 per cent from July last year while domestic online sales grew by just 5 per cent.

Letter: Playing with lives

Waitara River I watched Friday's council meeting online and was not very impressed. It was stated that all affected groups had worked out this (Waitara) deal.

Who might the 'average New Zealander' be?

If I hear one more politician tell me what New Zealanders want I'm going to change my nationality.

Getting on with what really matters

No more Mr Nice Guy

Religion, Christianity, Easter

Letter: Religious disinterest would help

Much vitriol has been generated by the warring political parties in the lead-up to the general election.

Vintage reads: The Name of the Rose

book Kylie Thomson of Hamilton City Libraries finds a great novel from not that long ago.

Fabulous views of sea and mountain

A lifestyle block, a beautiful home and views to die for - that is what the lucky buyer of 629 South Rd, Omata will enjoy.

Finding a lost continent

Ripe for the eating

Ford Everest concept

Don't touch or ask

Ford walks fine line between secrecy and communication as it builds to launch of new SUV.


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Ella's world opens up

The first time Ella Gavin heard the world, she turned her head towards the sound.

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Cream always rises to top

The people they meet are the highlight of running Dolly's Milk in Stratford, say owners Peter and Margaret Dalziel.

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Delving into dementia

People with dementia can still find purpose in life.


Op Shop becomes a refuge

New Waves Op Shop is not only a place where people can pick up a bargain - it has also become a refuge for people in dire need.

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