Bubble waffles with various sweet fillings.

Watering hole to waffle house

A New Plymouth building long known for a place to grab a pint will soon be serving waffles.

82-year-old rocker video

Brian Hawkins, 82, from Oakura is taking his two daughters and grandson to see his all time favourite band AC/DC at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Brian Hawkins may be 82, but he plans to be dancing to the beat at the AC/DC concert.

Peace Village brings cheer

New Plymouth's churches are putting aside their differences and getting together to bring Christmas cheer to New Plymouth.

Outward bound excites amputee

Attending Outward Bound helped a Patea woman realise she could do anything.

Woman cut from car

Emergency services are at a crash near Omata where a car hit a tree.

Aussie rescued from mountain

A stranded Australian climber has been rescued on Mt Taranaki.

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Modern day Indiana Jones

Outside the old Leith whaling station on South Georgia Island. Taken with a laser scanner by New Plymouth archaeologist Daniel McCurdy.

3:16 PM  Archaeologist Daniel McCurdy has been chased by fur seals, been caught in a category 1 storm and shoots laser beams all in the name of work.

Baby Petrels take flight

Young Petrels are taking flight to the Hawkes Bay but not in the way you might think...

New seabed mining application

166 buildings 'likely' to be earthquake prone


New Plymouth volleyballers win silver

Libby Houghton, one of two New Plymouth Girls' High School players named in tournament team at North Island junior volleyball championships. The other was Maya Dickson.

New Plymouth Girls' High School won silver in division one at the North Island secondary schools' junior volleyball championships in Wellington last week.

Stan Bridger Memorial win for Fitzroy surf lifesavers

Fitzroy's Keely O'Keefe braces as she is hit by a wave in the under-19 women's ski race. She finished second.

Fitzroy claimed overall honours in the Stan Bridger Memorial surf lifesaving competition at New Plymouth's East End Beach last Sunday.

Stags keep play-off hopes alive

Northern Knights batsman Daryl Mitchell is beaten all ends up by Central Stags bowler Adam Milne.

Mahela Jayawardene all class he he flays the Knights bowling attack.

Sharrock full of praise for jockey after Wanganui Cup win

Madonna Mia races away with the Wanganui Cup.

Sharrock delighted with ride as Madonna Mia wins the Wanganui Cup.

New Zealand always seem to be on the wrong end of bad decisions

"When this thing hits the bat and someone catches it, is it out?" Brendon McCullum asks umpire Nigel Llong.

The Black Caps look set to shafted again in a test in Australia.


Advent a time for questioning

Annie Baigent asks questions of values worth living and dying for in the lead up to Christmas.

OPINION: What do you live for and, what would you die for?

Spare a thought for your regional MP

It's been a good year for Act MP David Seymour, but spare a thought for your hard-working regional MPs.

EDITORIAL: It may not be as glamorous as the headline grabbing political intrigue, but a regional MP's work is just as valuable.

Pink ball proves popular with fans

Tim Southee batting during day three of the third cricket test match between New Zealand Black Caps and Australia. Sunday 29 November 2015.

Well, pink replaced red for those in their whites on the green during the black of night and the Australian gold was too good for the Black Caps.

VDL sale could be best deal ever

The New Plymouth District Council's investment in Tasmanian dairy farms could yet turn out to be their most savvy commercial decision yet.

EDITORIAL: One of the greatest risks of playing politics is the words you choose as weapons against your opponents coming back to haunt you. 


Mouth watering Mexican treat

Checking out Old El Paso's Chicken Tinga taco kit.

This meal works out at around $1.50 per taco, so it's not cheap, but is definitely convenient.

Are veggies really too expensive?

Vegetables aren't expensive when you grow them yourself, like dietitian Suzie Konijn and her family.

Vegetables aren't unaffordable when you grow them yourself, like dietitian Suzie Konijn and her family.

What's on in Taranaki

The 7 Days cast, from left, Paul Ego, Josh Thomson, Ben Hurley, Dai Henwood, Jeremy Elwood, Urzila Carlson and Jeremy Corbett, will be in New Plymouth on Friday.

Check out what's happening in Taranaki at the weekend.

Leaving a lifetime of memories

Jenny Atkinson and her horse Buck at her garden on Mountain Rd.

An Inglewood couple are about to begin a new chapter, farewelling a beautiful garden and a cherished life on historic family land.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia flips through the pages of the past.

Join former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia on a stroll down memory lane.

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