Russel Laird, left, and Damo Gould are opening a new gourmet burger bar called Prohibition, in the former Mexico restaurant premises on New Plymouth's Brougham St.

A taste of America replaces Mexico

A new burger joint is set to open in inner city New Plymouth.

Expansion approved

Detailed designs for the $11 million expansion of New Plymouth airport will be drawn up.

Detailed designs for the $11 million expansion of New Plymouth airport will be drawn up.

Breakfast for Nepal

Punters at a buzzing community cafe at the Taranaki Cathedral reckon Gwen Jury's orange marmalade is plate-licking good.

Worker fell down well

Two oil and gas companies have been fined $30k each after a worker fell into a well cellar.

No wrong for Wright

A Taranaki real estate agent has had misconduct charges against him dismissed.

Driver goes the extra mile  video

Matthew Adkins doesn't need two legs when he's got four wheels.

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Dairy prices hit five-year low

A screen from the GlobalDairyTrade auction website showing recent trends.

8:21 AM  Prices have continued to fall at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Hundreds get their knees dirty

Hundreds of North Taranaki school children got their knees dirty as they tried rippa rugby for the first time on Tuesday.

Indoor pools set to re-open

Man sentenced to community work after police chase


Dromgool back in the ring

Mike Dromgool working out before his fight in Saturday's Eruption 7 kickboxing tournament in New Plymouth.

A few weeks ago, New Plymouth's Mike Dromgool was slugging it out with restaurateur Craig MacFarlane in boxing's Fight Night in the city.

Taranaki bowls legend dies

Taranaki bowls legend Vic Blance has died.

48 Hours, Soccer ball for Mini Guide for Vicki Anderson

Late goal denies Moturoa

Defending champions Massey scored a late goal to beat Moturoa 2-1 in a women's Central League football league match at the Onuku Taipari Domain in New Plymouth last Sunday.


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Your letters

Today's letters include an update on recycling and a tribute to young biscuit makers.

Garner: Are manners sexist?

OPINION: I like holding doors open, to me it's a little sign of good manners. Or sexist. You decide.

''As followers of Christ we won't become doormats who tolerate abuse...''

Faith in Taranaki - I submit: but what to?

The centenary of the Gallipoli campaign has caused me to ponder what a different world we now live in.  The virtues of honour, duty and especially 'knowing your place' were surely more highly prised a century ago.  This has further led me to consider the idea of 'submission'. 


Subaru Outback's double task

Subaru's new Outback, now facing a double task.

6 min ago  Subaru's new Outback has a double task - to continue the model's career as a crossover vehicle, and to replace the now non-existent Legacy wagon.

Cauliflowers made sexy

What's growing in your garden or flooding the markets? In Season follows Witt’s many chefs and journalist Virginia Winder in their quest to source the freshest fruit and vegetables, and serve them up with simple sense and inspiration.

"Hogs" Howie and Goose toast another successful brew.

Brewers aren't hogging the limelight

REVIEW: The Hogs home brewery is where "anything can happen".

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