Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust board member Peter McDonald, left, and Ozone Coffee Roasters general manager Te Kawa Robb taste test the 'chopper blend' which was launched on Friday

Coffee keeps chopper flying

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

'I just felt really sad'

Surfer Dave Haskell, also the manager of Eight Ball snooker bar in New Plymouth, paddled out to rescue two men who had been thrown from their boat on the Waitara river, on Thursday.

The surfer who helped two men thrown from their boat refuses to accept he's a hero.

Breastfeeding mums need support

One of the biggest challenges for breastfeeding mums is when they head back to work.

Kura revitalises te reo Maori video

Tatyana Glassie knows big results require big ambitions.

Test drives fill charity's coffers

A Taranaki charity is set to benefit from a joint promotion with Ford in New Plymouth.

Taranaki Rugby drop ticket prices

Success has not turned into greed for defending national rugby champions Taranaki.

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Shoulder boulder-holders drop

Lena Gibbs feeds her daughter Zola, 1, at Hawera's Latch On event.

Over the shoulder boulder-holders dropped for a good cause during Hawera's Latch On✓ event.

Furniture crafted from scratch

After plying his trade all over the world, a Taranaki born furniture maker has moved back to set up shop in New Plymouth.

Brewing beer and music

Witt cooks up a win


Taranaki need to be more potent on attack

Taranaki rugby coach Colin Cooper will be hoping Marty McKenzie can spark the backline against Counties Manukau.

Getting their attack going has moved to the top of the list for Taranaki just a fortnight out from the start of their national provincial rugby defence.

Sacred Heart upset defending champs

Sacred Heart Girls' College scored a late goal to upset defending champions Inglewood 49-48 in a Taranaki premier one netball match in Stratford on Thursday night.

Team Taranaki forward Vinnie Sharp controls the ball and is the highest scorer in the league this season with a total of 14 goals.

Team Taranaki marches on

Team Taranaki will face a battle scarred North End side with plenty to prove when the two football teams meet at Memorial Park in Palmerston North on Saturday.


What goes up, must come down

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.

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

Seeing art everywhere

OPINION: OPINION: Art, whether found in galleries, the Solar System, or a sick child's CT scan is a humbling experience, says Dean Jamie Allen.

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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.


The mission to Europa

An image of Jupiter's moon Europa, rising over the planet, taken by the New Horizons spacecraft in 2011.

Could life in the solar system exist on Europa?

Theatre at breakneck speed

Magical mastery, impressive percussion, physical finesse, theatre at breakneck speed – Taranaki International Arts Festival is coming.

Artist Jordan Barnes is set to release an album of live recordings which exhibits a painted self portrait as the album cover.

Juggling brush and microphone

Renowned Taranaki artist Jordan Barnes is releasing a self-titled album.

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