Venture Taranaki have released an 80s aerobics promotional video.

Video: Get toned in Taranaki video

An 80s aerobics inspired video is being used to promote Taranaki.

$500k flood package

Thick mud covers pastures in the Waitotara Valley as floodwaters recede after June's rain dump.

Taranaki Regional Council's offer of half a million dollars for flood-stricken farmers is unique for its size.

Bouncer strangled ex-partner

A New Plymouth man strangled and punched his former partner before threatening to slit her throat and set her on fire.

Postie's buggy crash

A postie sustained fractured ribs after he crashed one of NZ Post's new buggies.

Banks 'reluctant' to force farm sales

Banks will be reluctant to force indebted dairy farmers to sell, Finance Minister predicts.

On a te reo journey video

One day, Andy McMinn will deliver his pepeha on a marae.

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News

New bins begin to arrive

The new recycling bins are getting a mixed response from ratepayers.

16 min ago  The new recycling bins have already been delivered in Waitara, Fitzroy and Bell Block.

Taranaki homes making the switch

2:43 PM  Taranaki households are the country's most active when it comes switching electricity providers.

More people go for iPad training at SeniorNet New Plymouth

Two-hour wait for ambulance

Sport

New Plymouth Boys' High win three legs of exchange with Wellington College

New Plymouth Boy's High School rep Ross Stembridge, left, and Wellington College player battle for possesion in a !st XI hockey match played in New Plymouth on Monday.

New Plymouth Boys' High School had mixed results in their annual sporting exchange with Wellington College in New Plymouth on Monday.

Coastal Cobras ready to strike in Taranaki grand final

The Coastal Cobras scored an emphatic 74-14 win over the Waitara Bears at the Opunake Domain last Saturday to advance to the Taranaki premier grade rugby league grand final.

FC Western's Ben Furze wins the race to the ball from New Plymouth Rangers defender Matt Goodey in a Taranaki premier league game last Saturday.

Hawera through to semis in Federation Cup competition

Hawera claimed a semifinal spot in Central Football’s Federation Cup when beating defending champions Gisborne United 3-2 in a quarterfinal game in Napier last Saturday.

Opinion

Seeing art everywhere

You can find and be humbled by art anywhere, even Pluto, says Dean Jamie Allen.

OPINION: OPINION: Art, whether found in galleries, the Solar System, or a sick child's CT scan is a humbling experience, says Dean Jamie Allen.

Len Lye Centre vs Mt Eden prison

OPINION: There's one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the Len Lye Centre. It gets your attention. It's literally a beacon, and it's had photographers lining up around the block to get a snapshot.

Duncan Garner: Positive and negative comments

Why Whanganui wants to lynch me

OPINION: The good people of Whanganui want my guts for garters.

Lifestyle

'It's always the season for chocolate'

WITT Chef Joachim Ogden works his magic with chocolate.

In mid-winter chocolate can warm the coldest of days, a Witt chef tutor believes.

Finding grace in the garden

A long time festival garden still manages to retain its wow factor.

The Lexus NX200t F Sport - powered by a very good turbocharged engine and offering specially sporting ride and handling.

Lexus puts the sport into SUV

The sporting version of the Lexus NX200t range is the model appropriately badged F Sport.

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