Quake terror

Caught in the quake gallery video

Taranaki Daily News reporter Matt Rilkoff was in Kathmandu when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck.

Speed factor in crashes

The scene of a crash on Frankley Rd in New Plymouth where two people died.

Police say speeding drivers may be to blame in two of three fatal crashes that left five people dead on Taranaki roads.

Boy hit by tractor

A 7-year-old boy has been hit by a tractor in South Taranaki.

Cars hit power poles

Two cars have crashed into power poles in Taranaki in two separate incidents.

Thousands come to remember

They came out of the darkness and gathered to commemorate the 100th Anzac day.

Recap: Anzac Day  gallery

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis were up early to mark Anzac Day at countless dawn ceremonies around the country.

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Man injured in quad bike crash

Quad bike

A 45-year-old man was flown to hospital after rolling a quad bike in Whangamomona.

Boy stomped on by cow

A five-year-old boy was flown to hospital on Saturday after being stomped on by a cow on a King Country farm.

Biz Bytes: Centenary tea tins

New faces elected to the Chamber of Commerce board


Airs sunk by Hawks

Aaron Fuller scored a game high 28 points for the Mountain Airs against the Bay Hawks..

The win column remains empty for the Taranaki Mountain Airs after they fell to a 97-90 loss to the Bay Hawks in New Plymouth on Sunday.

Mosquera marks return with a hat-trick

Team Taranaki striker Tomas Mosquera was on fire on Saturday scoring a hat-trick in his side's dominant 7-0 win over Feilding.

Dean Elgar

Elgar runs away with singles bowls

Dean Elgar concluded a spectacular season in superb style when he ran away with the men's champion-of-champions singles at Vogeltown on Sunday.


The PM, ponytails and pratfalls

20042015 News. Cameron Burnell/Fairfax NZ. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott hold a joint press conference at Te Papa.

OPINION: He can be a fun guy, but this week Prime Minister John Key looked like a prize jerk.

A peace of the action

The Anzac story is much more complex than the simplistic, "brave boys dying overseas for our flag" narrative.

War is hell, here's my family's story

The men who came home from war were not always the men who left.


A matter of life and death: David Greenway

William David Fryer Greenway

                                                        David Greenway

Ghost particles of the universe

What are neutrinos, and why do scientists want to know more about them?

This Maori pataka may well have been used as a whare when this photo was taken in 1872 beside the first Waitara bridge. It was gone by 1873.

From stone age to iron age

 The quest for stone was overtaken by the quest for firearms once the whalers arrived.

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