Lykai  Posthuma, 6, from New Plymouth rides high in Steve Oliver's 1906 Model K Cadillac Victoria Runabout.

Big turnout for Inglewood car show

If you like cars, Inglewood was the place to be this weekend.

Fatal motorcycle crash

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Victim of motorbike crash had beaten cancer and was marking wedding anniversary.

Kim Kardashian stuns Karla 

Kim Kardashian West has had her eye on a Taranaki nail artist.

Top surgeon dies

Victor Hadlow, the man who introduced hip checks for newborns, has died.

Flare-ups at Paritutu Rock

A helicopter was called in to dampen down flare-ups after a fire on Paritutu Rock on Friday night.

Cheese store comes to town

She couldn't have a cafe so Jasmine Timu is opening a cheese chop.

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Women out fish men in Urenui

David Sleep at the head of a queue of boats at the Don Davis Cup Competition in Urenui.

It was the women who out fished the men at the annual Don Davis fishing competition.

Bike gods welcome in New Plymouth

Classic bikes will be put the test on Friday.

Patea's big day out

After-hours care for surf club


Australia stronger where it matters

John Wayne Hastings towered over some of the Black Caps at the weekend.

Aussies show mental toughness needed to win the big ones.

Hundreds arrive for Clubs New Zealand bowls tournament

Visiting skip Stu Settle knows a things or two about playing bowls in Taranaki.

The busy bowls schedule in Taranaki continues.

Little between Old Boys and Woodleigh after day one

New Plymouth Old Boys veteran Jamie Watkins was the mainstay in their first innings against Woodleigh, scoring 60.

Things are pretty even between New Plymouth Old Boys and Woodleigh after day one of their two-day match.

Marist United lose to Napier Tech in semifinal

New Plymouth Marist United batsman Sam Fastier was one of only three from his side to score 20 or more against Napier Tech.

Marist United beaten by seven wickets in CD club semifinals.

Flannagan Cup a warm-up for Australian open water champs

Charlotte Webby comfortably took out the annual Flannagan Cup open water swim race on Saturday.

Webby takes out Flannagan Cup then heads across the Tasman.


Waitangi Day a puzzler

New Zealand has struggled with finding an appropriate way of remembering the Treaty of Waitangi since it was signed in 1840.

It's our only true homegrown national holiday and we really don't know how to deal with it.

Garner: Idle hands and teen deaths

Duncan Garner says bored teens in small towns can lead to fatal consequences.

COMMENT: There's an old saying that idle hands are the devil's workshop.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia explores the pages of the past.

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

Customers should get over themselves

If a cafe won't serve you a trim flat white, go to one that will.

Businesses should be applauded for sticking to their trim milk guns.


Resthome residents all aflutter

Rochelle Norton, diversional therapist, at Molly Ryan chats to Noel Walton, a bird enthusiast and gardener who's growing swan plants on his small terrace.

In the library at Molly Ryan retirement village over a dozen green chrysalis are taped to a bookshelf.

South Taranaki on stage

Stage productions have a long history in South Taranaki. Pictured here, from The Wizard of Oz in 2013 are Tinman (Bergen Raikes), Scarecrow (Jym Shaman), Cowardly Lion (Grayson Richards), Dorothy (Rebecca Pratt).

Arthur Fryer explores the history of stage productions in South Taranaki.

Tiny Ruins' massive talent

Hollie Fullbrook of Tiny Ruins will be onstage at Womad New Zealand.

New Zealand Songwriter Hollie Fullbrook from Tiny Ruins speaks about her music ahead of her gig at Womad New Zealand.

Opera at 4th Wall

It's not the first time Georgia Jamieson Emms, left, has starred in a production of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte.

Cosi Fan Tutte is coming to town.

Weekend entertainment diary

Xavier Rudd is returning to Taranaki.

Start planning your weekend by checking out Taranaki's entertainment diary

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