A daily brush with greatness

'He wanted every damn paper going'

Alan Penfold was Winston Churchill's paper boy, and his father was his butcher.

Arrest after Stratford death

Woman found dead in Taranaki house a much-loved member of the community, resident says.

Let's rock this town

Superstars Paul Simon and Sting will perform tonight - just don't mention the R word.

Sunny record could be all hours

New Plymouth could soon be back among the sunniest centres in the country.

Invitation to guide 'still open'

Finding a solution to a mountain of red tape is proving an uphill battle for Ian McAlpine.

Roof mural is just fern-tastic

A former New Plymouth man never turns down a chance to get his brushes out.

Great to be back with the kids

Years spent negotiating with preschoolers proved invaluable in dealing with politicians.

Serious incident in Stratford

Taranaki police have been dealing with a serious incident at a Stratford property.

Savanah's change for the better

'No need to panic'

Squeeze put on lemons

Soaring lemon prices are leaving a sour taste in shoppers' mouths.

Flurry of wickets lifts Manawatu

There were a few eyebrows raised at Manawatu's decision to bowl first in their Hawke Cup defence against Taranaki.

Switch leads Lahmert to Wellington sevens

Former Taranaki sevens captain Warwick Lahmert will play for England in Wellington.

Huatoki should beat Oakura

Hawera in strong premier grade place

Stags sweat on Noema-Barnett

Decision on whether allrounder Kieran Noema-Barnett will play one-day final will likely be made today.

Follow Black Caps' lead to business success

There are sound business lessons to be learned from sport.

Finance by degrees

In the battle for student banking business, gone are the days of cash giveaways and competitions with princely prizes.

Clock ticking for worn-out plans

Analysts bullish about beef

Asia beckons for NZ software innovator

Singapore listed Silverlake's attraction to Finzsoft is obvious - they speak the same language.

Time will tell on 'social' housing

If state houses now are too big, too small or in the wrong place, how will they be more desirable under new ownership?

Sexualised threats a real low

It's appalling how a Taranaki columnist was targeted after she mocked a Federated Farmers official.

My home, my castle

Garner: Issue is safer roads, not foreigners

Watchdog asleep at switch

The FMA's strategic risk outlook lists seven priorities that directs the authority's work in licensing, supervision, compliance and enforcement.

Facelift, price change for Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen's highly-regarded Touareg has been facelifted - and a significant change is that prices have been reduced, or extra specification added at no extra cost, or both.

High-spec 2WD part of facelift

The addition of a highly specified front-driven model is the big news surrounding a 2015 facelift for Honda's popular CRV range.

Barry and Deidre just love Walter and Wanda

Goodbye Hyundai i45 - welcome back Sonata

A daily brush with greatness

Alan Penfold was Winston Churchill's paper boy, and his father was his butcher.


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Tech tips to enrich a blind person

Gene Gibson loves technology - it's a vital part of his daily life.

Teddies with a mission

Tireless campaigner against child abuse Carolyn Cragg is the Taranaki Star's Central Taranaki person of the Year for 2014.

Toy library seeks books

Taranaki Toy Library is seeking donations for its secondhand book market for children.

Stretching out to help charities

Now people can stretch out for a good cause.

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