Tenants fear future

"Some of the older ladies are in tears."

If Graeme Stark had to move out of his council unit, he says he would be left with $3 a week.

Taranaki kiwi hatches

The second kiwi chick of the season to be born at the Rainbow Springs Kiwi Encounter in Rotorua is from Taranaki.

Man found guilty of threats, assault

A man found guilty of threatening to smash his former partner's face with a beer bottle has been sentenced to community work.

Groser slams carbon taxes

Penalising NZ production in favour of less carbon efficient farming would make global warming worse, Tim Groser says.

End to domestic violence demanded

Hundreds of men, women and children have taken to the streets to demand an end to domestic violence.

Training ex inmates

Former prisoners could next year be renovating rundown and abandoned state houses to sell to first home buyers.

Accessible housing shortage

More homes should be built with access for the elderly and disabled in mind as the population ages, advocates say.

Heading to India

A pair of New Plymouth fashion students will showcase their designs in India in November.

Built for speed

New Novotel taking shape


Couple in court

A woman's attempt to help her partner avoid a conviction failed in the Hawera District Court yesterday.

Rapira nabs NZ title

Sam Rapira A hometown victory for New Plymouth boxer Sam Rapira was extra special, and he's eager for more.

McCaw to the fore again

There is little more that can be said of Richie McCaw that has not already been printed, broadcast or televised.

Errors prove costly

Sam the man

Kayla Manuirirangi

Third quarter cements final

Kayla Manuirirangi called the shots for New Plymouth Girls' High School Hawks on Saturday.

Feltex appeal likely

Feltex Out-of-pocket investors will challenge the High Court dismissal of a claim against directors, owners and promoters of shares in the failed carpet maker.

Fulton Hogan botches sacking

Fulton Hogan unjustifiably sacked worker who claimed he inadvertently ate two hash cupcakes.

Trade Me buys online payment firm

National's $8m oil and gas plans

Scott Mirfin

Estate agent sued for negligence

An Auckland couple head back to court over the botched sale of their $6m luxury home.

Letter: H&S changes loom

club sport soccor I wonder how many of my friends and colleagues in sport and recreation are readying themselves for the health and safety reforms scheduled to come into force April 1, 2015.

Letter: I drink our river water

Having fished all Taranaki rivers for more than 50 years, I feel qualified to comment on their state.

Winston plays 'Guess Who?'

Something's rotten in our water

A welcome relief

I couldn't have timed this holiday better. It's sunshine, salt water and sand instead of election promises.

Muscle-building on steroids

GRAEME STEEL Doping sports stars fall from lofty pedestals but experts say ordinary Kiwi gym goers are paying a different kind of price for dabbling in the world of performance and image-enhancing drugs.

'Mr Big' speaks out against steroids

Wellington's one-time "Mr Big" of the body building scene is now an unlikely poster boy against "juicing".

From flour power to the Cake Tin

Vintage reads: The Call of the Wild


Mamma mia - here we go again

New Plymouth Operatic Society has secured the rights to yet another big name Broadway show.


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Sam Rapira in action

Sam the man

Sam Rapira is the new New Zealand Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion.


Big Bike Fix is the wheel deal

Waitara East School is hosting a Big Bike Fix event.


Kitty Katie needs some love

Katie the kitten had a tough start to life.


Passion for pets marked

German shepherd lovers can share their passion in a new group.

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