The 35km from Opunake to Okato takes 25 minutes in a car and two days in a horse drawn cart.

Witt still 'on track'

Witt's chief executive says the polytech is on track to meet its financial targets, despite the hit from a multi million-dollar Government payback.

Help on offer for crash couple

Support floods in for couple involved in the Americarna festival were seriously injured in a crash driving home.

Home detention for fraudster dealer

Supermarket fraudster Clare May Strachan has appeared in New Plymouth District Court again.

Incentive raises school achievement

A New Plymouth high school is using a financial incentive to get students to try harder.

Kapa haka exhilarates

Taranaki kapa haka is taking to the world stage this weekend.

Cart trek marks start of jubilee

The 35km from Opunake to Okato takes 25 minutes in a car and two days in a horse drawn cart.

A joke that made the world take notice

It was the famous quip that defined David Lange as an international statesman and made Kiwis even prouder to be nuclear-free. But the joke was in fact borrowed from an Australian magazine cartoon.

The China connection

A legacy of suffering

Public warm to new centre

The New Plymouth public appear to have taken a shine to the emerging Len Lye Centre.

Perfect match for Old Boys

Bad weather and wedding adds to premier two-day semfinals permutation conundrum this weekend.

Pressure on Stags in crucial Plunket Shield clash

CD's Plunket Shield ambitions might be on the line against Wellington at Pukekura Park starting tomorrow.

Coach embraces dream job

Soffe Cup semis predictable

Kiwi skiier hopes gold is the start of more success

Taranaki Paralympian Corey Peters hopes medal won at alpine world champs will be first of several he'll bring home.

Women losing boardroom battle

Things are getting worse for Kiwi women in the top tier of business. So what's driving women out of NZ boardrooms?

Nurofen faces lawsuit

The maker of painkiller Nurofen faces a possible legal headache on both sides of the Tasman over its marketing tactics.

Bank puts pressure on village

Esler exit paves way for change

Revamp fails to stop profit fall

Rising online sales and a $90m revamp of its stores have not been enough to help The Warehouse.

Editorial: Is NZ an intelligence player, or just a pawn?

If New Zealand is selling out its "little neighbours" in an attempt to impress its big American brother, as has been claimed, it has all the makings of a fable - albeit one with an unhappy ending.

Donations a bit whiffy

Nelson-based Talley's, an international exporter of food products, has interests in the seafood, meat, dairy and vegetable sectors.

Editorial: Review lobby funding

Letters: Stunning success

The China connection

Data gatherers from the Government Communications Security Bureau aren't the only ones who have been busy in the South Pacific.

Mexican dining 'misses mark'

New Plymouth's Mexico restaurant is set to close next week - less than a year after opening.

Kai with soul: Cole Blyde

"My nutrition will play a major role in helping me to regain my place in the first XV as well as help me achieve my other sporting goals".

Can't live with them ...

Okato buzzing for 150th jubilee

Kiwi leads world's 'green machine' challenge

London-based New Zealander in charge of world's biggest vehicle economy competition wants Kiwis competing.


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Poetry is everywhere

After 20 years of writing, Stratford poet Hamish McFarlane has just published his first book of poems.

TET to get its money back

The Taranaki Electricity Trust is to sell the Maryann rest home complex to Age Care Central for $6.3 million, recouping all the money it has invested in the home and the dementia unit.

Donations give kids chance to learn

A new initiative that provides school books to all students is leveling the playing field at Manaia School.

Community rallies around

An outpouring of support and kindness has a Kakaramea family giving thanks for small communities.

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