26052016 News Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.  Taranaki Chamber of Commerce CEO Richard Williams  in the New Plymouth CBD ...

Father, friend remembered

Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to Richard Williams.

Seawall finished

Before the wall was installed it was obvious the sea was eating away at the cliff.

Urenui finally has a seawall - a half tide wall to be exact.

Getting to the point of fishing

Spearfishing is "not as challenging as some people might think", says podcast creator.

Thief stole from Foodbank

He stole from the hand that was about to feed him.

Jim Crowley remembered

"He will be a big loss for a number of reasons."

Numbers swell at Kids TRYathlon

"It's tough to try and get photos, every kid looks the same," father of one participant observed.

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Singer Songwriters into twelfth year

Co-founder of Singer Songwriters New Plymouth Anand Rose.

Have you got a beat and some lyrics you could turn into a song?

Curves gym going strong

In the 10 years its been open Curves New Plymouth members have lost more thanĀ 2200kgs in weight.

Apology over cyclist crash

Marfell clean-up teaches civic responsibility


Premier club rugby set to kick off

Leighton Price will provide plenty of experience for champions Tukapa.

Get ready for club rugby.

Local lads provide real highlight for cricket fans

Tom Bruce provided one of the two real highlights for Taranaki cricket fans.

'Next week only those receiving a good wallop of cash will be left in action.'

One shot win for Otene at Waimate

Kerry Otene proved too good at Manaia.

Find out what's happening with golf in Taranaki.

Big test for young triathletes

Daniel Hoy, right, will compete in the ITU World Cup triathlon race in New Plymouth.

Young Kiwis hoping ITU race will lead to world champs.

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 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.


Singer Songwriters into twelfth year

Co-founder of Singer Songwriters New Plymouth Anand Rose.

Have you got a beat and some lyrics you could turn into a song?

Apathy under the spotlight

Remote is the first New Plymouth Little Theatre play Danielle Peddie has taken part in.

"Teenagers are very intense," director Bill Tate says.

What's on in Taranaki

Singer songwriter Andrew Keoghan will perform at Taranaki Retreat on April 8.

What's on this week?

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.

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