Quake terror

Caught in the quake gallery video

Taranaki Daily News reporter Matt Rilkoff was in Kathmandu when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck.

Speed factor in crashes

The scene of a crash on Frankley Rd in New Plymouth where two people died.

Police say speeding drivers may be to blame in two of three fatal crashes that left five people dead on Taranaki roads.

War is hell, here's my family's story

OPINION: The men who came home from war were not always the men who left.

Boy stomped on by cow

A five-year-old boy was flown to hospital on Saturday after being stomped on by a cow on a King Country farm.

Man injured in quad bike crash

A 45-year-old man was flown to hospital after rolling a quad bike in Whangamomona.

Barnes contender to assist Chiefs

Former Taranaki assistant coach Neil Barnes could be in line to take Tom Coventry's position at the Chiefs.

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Biz Bytes: Centenary tea tins

Bell Tea's World War I replica tea caddy.

Bite size chunks of Taranaki business news.

New faces elected to the Chamber of Commerce board

Several new faces have joined a group dedicated to advocating on the behalf of Taranaki businesses.

Boy hit by tractor

Bad weather ahead


Airs sunk by Hawks

Aaron Fuller scored a game high 28 points for the Mountain Airs against the Bay Hawks..

The win column remains empty for the Taranaki Mountain Airs after they fell to a 97-90 loss to the Bay Hawks in New Plymouth on Sunday.

Mosquera marks return with a hat-trick

Team Taranaki striker Tomas Mosquera was on fire on Saturday scoring a hat-trick in his side's dominant 7-0 win over Feilding.

Dean Elgar

Elgar runs away with singles bowls

Dean Elgar concluded a spectacular season in superb style when he ran away with the men's champion-of-champions singles at Vogeltown on Sunday.


Letters to the editor

12122014 News Photo: Grant Matthew/Fairfax NZ

Rural delivery letterbox


10:11 AM  OPINION: Readers discuss free health care for under 13s, mountain guiding issues and "pony tail gate".

The PM, ponytails and pratfalls

OPINION: He can be a fun guy, but this week Prime Minister John Key looked like a prize jerk.

24092013 NEWS CAMERON BURNELL/Taranaki Daily News. Taranaki Young Professionals TYP Mayoral Debate at Our Place Bar. Daily News Columnist Gordon Burnside

Bigotry a game of musical chairs

9:49 AM  OPINION: I grew up knowing Maori were different, not as good as us.


A matter of life and death: David Greenway

William David Fryer Greenway

                                                        David Greenway

Ghost particles of the universe

What are neutrinos, and why do scientists want to know more about them?

This Maori pataka may well have been used as a whare when this photo was taken in 1872 beside the first Waitara bridge. It was gone by 1873.

From stone age to iron age

 The quest for stone was overtaken by the quest for firearms once the whalers arrived.

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