. 17022014 - SPORTS: CHARLOTTE CURD / Taranaki Daily news. Jordan Riddick, 11 at the Marfell park. New Plymouth BMX "have a go evening"

Turf's up for BMX track

The construction of Taranaki's first world class BMX facility has begun

Not on us - Fonterra

Incense burns around in an attempt to mask the smell of dumped buttermilk byproduct at the Eltham wastewater treatment plant in 2013.

Fonterra says it is not to blame for STDC's failure to deal with millions of litres of milk waste.

Plan gets graded by councillor

Councillor Keith Allum has graded the work done by his peers and says there could have been a better outcome for ratepayers.

Marae to be 'iconic' landmark

The development of the new Ngamotu Marae near Port Taranaki is under way.

Co-operative spirit to the fore

Dairy farmers have rallied to give a helping hand to three flood-stricken fellow farmers.

Urenui Beach Camp wins award

A Taranaki beach camp praised for its idea to entertain guests and raise funds for charity.

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Maori tiki hang in Chinese gallery

Chinese lacquer artist Su Xing's four tiki panels, which hang in a downtown Guangzhou gallery, were inspired by the bond shared between Simon Rangiwahia and his family.

10 min ago  A Hawera family have inspired world renowned Chinese lacquer artist Su Xing latest artworks.

Huirangi goes from hay to sand

12:54 PM  A celebration of vintage machinery will lead to a new sandpit at Huirangi School.

Pressed into action once more

Kaumatua kapa haka


Moturoa women claim another Wellington scalp

Moturoa women beat Brooklyn 2-1.

12:24 PM  Moturoa showed last Sunday that any team coming to New Plymouth needs to be at their best to take home any points when they beat Wellington side Brooklyn 2-1.

The key statistics fall the way of the Highlanders

OPINION: What a weekend! It could not have gone better.

Tim White squared his match to secure the win for the Hornets.

Hornets sting too much for Rebels

All three Taranaki senior invitational pennant matches produced tight finishes in the third round of play at the Stratford golf course last Sunday.


Landlords want healthy rentals too

060814. News. PHOTO:LOREN DOUGAN/FAIRFAX NZ. Tuihana Babbington and her 2 daughters Tira Babbington-Paki and Meretini Babbington-Paki, in a state house, Masters Crescent in Masterton. Trust housing story.

OPINION: An uninformed bystander could be forgiven for thinking every rental property in New Zealand is in dire need of a 'warm and healthy' makeover.

Devices have stolen my life, my wife

OPINION: I start with a confession – I'm as guilty as sin on this one. My wife is too.

Geese and their interactions can have some powerful messages for mankind to take on board.

The parable of the geese

OPINION: Lessons mankind can learn from geese.


Doctors Orchestra deliver a "sunburst" of sound

New Plymouth Doctor Raimond Jacquemard and his son Dominic, 16, performed in the Doctors' Orchestra on Sunday.

REVIEW: The New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra wowed a large crowd at the TSB Theatre Royal last Sunday afternoon.

Director takes silver at festival

Hendrikus De Vaan's passion for the film industry has taken him far away from his home in Ratapiko, near Inglewood. 

Holden's Insignia VXR in action on the South Island ice during last week's media introduction.

Hot laps on ice in new Holden video

Holden wheels in a V8 Supercars star for hot laps on South Island ice at the launch of a new AWD turbocharged sedan.

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