Bell Block Marist Dragons coach Greg Davis celebrates with his players after Saturday's win in the Taranaki premier grade rugby league grand final in New Plymouth.

Dragons farewell three players 

The Bell Block Marist Dragons gave three of their players the perfect sendoff with a win in Taranaki premier grade rugby league grand final.

$200,000 in 100 days

Max Penningtons AutoCity dealer principal Karl Watson, left,Taranaki Health Foundation general manager Bry Kopu, centre, and cardiologist Dr Ian Ternouth at the We Heart Taranaki campaign fundraiser held at Auto City Prestige Motors, New Plymouth.

We Heart Taranaki Campaign hopes to raise more than $200,000 from 100 small businesses.

Taking pot shots at cannabis law

An unlikely alliance is making cannabis treatments a reality for Kiwis.

Charity fighting for families

A Taranaki charity is looking for volunteers to help them ensure families never have to fight illness alone.

Jake's socking All Blacks plea

4:13 PM  Young fan says 'Hey, James Broadhurst - come home to Taranaki and sign your sock.'

Coffee uplifts chopper

Buying coffee beans has resulted in a fundraising campaign for the rescue helicopter.

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News

St John investigate two-hour wait

12032015. News. photo. Supplied/Fairfax NZ. St John Paramedics Bridget Dicker and Colin Tan are on their way to a job. 12-mkc-ambulance

5:32 PM  St John will review its deployment plan in Taranaki after an injured footballer waited two hours for help.

Kids compete in Insect Olympics

Willem West's favourite insect is a stag beetle.

Kids book sale a hit

Migrants key to regional prosperity

Sport

Gibson-Park ruled out for season

Taranaki halfback Jamison Gibson-Park was carried off the field against Counties Manukau.

A season ending injury to halfback Jamison Gibson-Park overshadowed Taranaki's 35-10 pre-season rugby win over Counties Manukau in Otorohanga on Saturday.

Parker fight an expensive flop

OPINION: At $1.35 a second, Joseph Parker's fight against Bowie Tupou felt like a rip-off.

Kyle King, right, was on target for Team Taranaki against North End in Palmerston North on Saturday.

Taranaki close in on football title

Team Taranaki need one win from their final three games to secure the Federation League football title.

Opinion

Duncan Garner: Keep evil in prison

FFXENT. Supplied image of Duncan Garner and Heather du Plessis-Allan for Story.

OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.

Polling promises are fickle

Even political journalists must feel a bit of fatigue with margins of error and seat projections and declaring that, as always, Winston Peters will hold the balance of power.

230714 NEWS Charlotte Curd / Taranaki Daily News. John Sargeant from Hawera Council is in charge of the Grave site in Hawera. Feature on Hawera Grave yard.

What goes up, must come down

The naysayers have it that we are heading for a downturn or maybe the dreaded 'R' word.

Lifestyle

Latte art serious business video

Ozone's Nico Refiti has helped organise Taranaki's first ever Latte Art Throwdown which will run on Friday night.

Taste will take a back seat to design at Taranaki's first ever Latte Art ThrowDown.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a blast through the pages of the past.

The Cape Egmont Observatory's Tom Whelan takes a look at August's astronomical highlights.

Night sky for August

The Cape Egmont Observatory's Tom Whelan takes a look at August's astronomical highlights.

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