Police and St John paramedics at the scene of a head on crash between two cyclists on the Coastal Walkway between Bell ...

Cyclist injured in crash

"Although he can talk it's still very serious."

Tickets could be illegal

Stratford's council has had to create a new parking bylaw schedule, after it was found the previous one had ...

Pinged for parking on a broken yellow line in Stratford? The ticket could have been illegal.

Cute cat's crate journey

Bear, the poor little kitten had no mittens, but had a truckload of other clothes.

Speech competition's all talk

Competition is a chance for young people to express their views on an important issue.

School merger favoured

A merger could be on the cards for Hawera's intermediate and high school.

Profits for purple

The death of a child had one mum hand over a day's profits to an epilepsy campaign.

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To wi-fi or not to wi-fi?

Francis Douglas Memorial College Principal Martin Chamberlian said turning off the school's wi-fi during breaks has been ...

This school shut down its wi-fi at lunch, but instead of getting off their phones students found another network.

Pre-diabetic? Online help is here

Modern technology and medicine combine in this new programme for people who are pre-diabetic.

Promising cricketer gets new gear

Taranaki iwi annoyed by extension

Sport

Highlanders hooker re-signs

Liam Coltman, pictured being tackled against in round one against the Chiefs, will play for the Highlanders until at ...

Liam Coltman will be part of the Highlanders until at least the end of 2019

Farmers on the speedway?

Roger Dettling, Michael Stratton and their support crew gear up for the Stratford Speedway's team's demolition derby.

This race will include cars, not cows.

Smooth and fast at Speedway

Ryan McGregor won the first TQ race to be held at Stratford Speedway in 15 years.

The track was running smoothly at Stratford on Saturday night.

Hildred snares second

Cale Barrett and Mario Hildred ahead of the under-21 Oceania Snooker Championship final.

Taranaki's Mario Hildred came within touching distance of taking out the under-21 Oceania Snooker Championship.

Wyn wins in Rotorua video

Wyn Masters found himself on top of the podium in Rotorua on Sunday.

Wyn Masters takes out the first major race at Crankworx Rotorua.

opinion

Farmers cut back on palm kernel

Fonterra will roll out nationwide testing for the use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) from April.

OPINION: Farmers need to reduce palm kernel use, but changing how a farm's run is a bit like trying to turn around the Titanic.

The powhiri process

Womad 2015 performers welcomed to Taranaki with a powhiri held at Owae Marae in Waitara.  Pape Moussa Sonko from Senegal ...

OPINION: As a culturally unique ceremony it sets us apart from the rest of the world.

Judgement day for rugby stars

Dan Carter is in hot water with French authorities for drink driving.

OPINION: On Dan Carter, Ali Williams, judgement and redemption.

Why planning your life makes sense

Have you thought about how you'd like to live out your later years?

OPINION: Adopting a strategic approach to your later years.

Lifestyle

Generation of collectors

Are we to be the last generation of collectors, or are the younger generation seeing the quality in what we had?

To go forward we must understand where we've come from, Graeme Duckett says.

Fifty years ago

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

Check out Taranaki's headline news from March 1967.

Falling for flowers

This vireya, called Tropical Glow, flourishes in the Palm Lawn in Pukekura Park.

"Flowers bring me the greatest joy and that's why I share them daily."

Moon flight foul-ups

SpaceX  chief executive Elon Musk plans to fly two private citizens around the moon next year.

Space flight ain't always silky smooth.

Giant 'Shaka' inspires no worries

The wooden hand stands at about six foot, three inches and weighs about one tonne.

"I've got a big old Stihl with a 36" bar on it, she's solid as," says an Oakura chainsaw artist.

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