Taranaki plant nursery Big Jim's has been cleared to reopen, two weeks after after myrtle rust was detected on plants.

Big Jims to reopen

Positive myrtle rust findings grow as nurseries reopen

Mum to many video

Cherie Bidois was killed in a car crash near Gore almost a fortnight ago.

Cherie Bidois was the type of person who would give to others, no matter what.

Library goes all in on 3D video

Books are old school. Now a library ain't nothing till it's got a 3D printer.

Psychic versus skeptic

He's as skeptical as they come so why did this cop sign up for Sensing Murder? One psychic wants to know.

Kokako road threat 'managed'

At risk kokako have returned to Taranaki after a twelve year absence.

A safe $20,000

It doesn't matter there's never been an accident, incident or near-miss, it still needs $20,000 of safety upgrades.

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Never a dull moment in camera store

Calvin and Fiona Nicholson have been in their photography store since 1982, but the time has come to sell up.

14 min ago  The Nicholsons are selling up, but not because they're bored and out of business.

Musical lives up to its promise

8:04 AM  After long wait, Hawera audiences revel in latest repertory performance.

Bedroom suffers smoke damage

Taranaki worst hit by rust


Hall scores five as Moturoa march on

Morgan Hall bagged five goals for Moturoa against Eltham.

Moturoa remain unbeaten while Boys' High get off the bottom of the ladder.

Hareb jumps to third in qualifying

Paige Hareb finished fifth at an event in Japan last week.

Kiwi Paige Hareb continues to make waves on the qualifying series for the World Surf League.

Team Taranaki play out goalless draw

After seeing a penalty go past him against Napier City Rover, Team Taranaki's Santiago Fernandez saved one against Lower ...

Team Taranaki have ended their losing streak.

Top four changes in premier rugby

Tukapa's Adrian Wyrill tries to break through the Stratford-Eltham defence.

Two tight games and two blowouts.

Starters shine as Airs survive Hawks

Taranaki Mountain Airs' Tylor Ongwae was in strong form again against the Bay Hawks.

 The Taranaki Mountain Airs shoot 65 per cent from deep to break 10-game winless streak.


Fungus threatens birds and bees

Myrtle rust is a fungal disease that is found on plants such as pohutukawa and manuka. It has been found in 12 areas in ...

OPINION: It's all about the birds and the bees really.

Medicinal horseradish and garlic

Winter's here, and with it the dreaded lurgy.

OPINION: The trick to beating a cold - and worse.

Sacrificing self for relationships

A longing for relationships is hard wired into our DNA.

To be in community we need to sacrifice some measure of individual right and freedom.

The many risks of nostalgia

Yay, the future is here and it's...not quite as awesome as I imagined.

OPINION: Life probably wasn't better in the olden days, even if it sounded that way.


Fifty years ago

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

New Plymouth's Devon St "consisted of a group of tin sheds with cosmetic fronts".

In the business of organics

Both Taranaki natives, they barely knew each other a year ago. These are rampicante trumpicino pumpkins, of Italian origin.

Growing greens was never part of the plan for these two mates, but it's a recipe for success as Kaitake Farms takes off.

The fight to save the Ozone

The ozone hole is purple-blue in this October 2, 2015, Nasa image.

A textbook example of the power of international cooperation.

What's on in Taranaki

Tami Neilson will perform in New Plymouth next month.

Check out what's coming up around the region in the arts community.

The hunt for H20

In the years before the water tower rose above Hawera, residents in the town were on the hunt for the life giving liquid.

From the get go, finding a source of water was a top priority.

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