A shameful whodunnit

The only reason to tip anything out at Turuturu Mokai would be laziness

It's one of NZ's most significant historical sites. So how did it turn into a dump?
Turuturu Mokai

Factory fire overnight

10:42am Emergency services were called to a South Taranaki business overnight to attend to a small fire.

Man on wounding charge

A Manaia man charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on Monday has been remanded in custody by consent.

Warrant out for fugitive

The man named as Taranaki's most wanted is again on the run.

Yachties set for Tasman challenge

Heavy rain and gales will not stop the 2014 ITL Solo Tasman Challenge from setting sail.

Govt employee facing drugs charges

A Taranaki government employee released on bail facing firearms and drugs charges.

Waitara's Jason Matthews
Master stroke

Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata yesterday.  

Frankley Rd New Plymouth
Rustic and elegant

Home's French Provincial design is part of a special lifestyle close to the city.

Adrian Oliver
Basics go begging for Airs

When you are playing with a depleted roster you generally have to do the basics right.

Warwick Lahmert
Spotswood deal to Southern

Spotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.

Clyde Bishop
Storm wreaks havoc

Tropical storm Ita downed trees and powerlines and drowned the Taranaki region.

Master stroke

Waitara's Jason Matthews Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata yesterday.  

Asset sales below target

The entire asset sales programme, which included three electricity companies and a small stake in Air New Zealand, raised just under $4.7 billion in total.

Schools turn out polished productions

Iwi take issue to Crown

Passionate about sharks

While Reini Gelder races across the Tasman, he'll be thinking of the sharks that populate the kilometres of deep blue waters beneath him.

Spotswood deal to Southern

Warwick Lahmert Spotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.

Teams on rollercoaster ride

The topsy-turvy nature of this year's premier rugby continued yesterday, leaving Inglewood as the only unbeaten team.

Win would cap celebrations

Naumai use fitness

Adrian Oliver

Basics go begging for Airs

When you are playing with a depleted roster you generally have to do the basics right.

Beauty smashes record

house strap New Plymouth's house price record set as home changes hands for $2.81 million.

Rain leads to lower urea prices

Urea prices have been cut to $645 a tonne by both major fertiliser co-operatives as autumn rain takes the sting out of drought in many regions.

Gas finds key to region

Bridge work starts soon

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Cafe's seasonal style

Sam and Russell Holder opened The Contented Pig in mid- February.

Pa site has rich history

I n the 1870s and 80s, when British colonists arrived in South Taranaki to take up land for farms, they found that underneath the high-growing bracken fern were old, abandoned village sites ringed by ditches.

Bitten by the solo bug

It could be third time lucky for Bob Wise as he takes another crack at the ITL Solo Tasman Challenge.

Radiant glow worms amazingly efficient

A shameful whodunnit

Bill Simpson

Something about Bill

He is the most controversial man you've probably never heard of.

Special privileges

At Tuesday night's New Plymouth District Council meeting I made public comment as to a proposal to appoint representatives to council standing committees with full speaking and voting rights.

Dramatic headline

I was surprised, on reading the Taranaki Daily News on April 16, to see that it begins with a dramatic headline, ''Iwi sees red after district council says no to representation''.

Left, Right and forward Mana!

Love of Kiwi life

Minister doth protest too much

Politics always starts to get a bit interesting when there's a whiff of scandal around.

Quiz: Rabbits

Its Easter time and I thought a quiz called "Rabbits" might be a bit of fun.

Len Lye centre rises

New Plymouth's Len Lye Centre is beginning to tower above the heart of the city.

Clip of the week

Swamp Thing back at Butlers

Sue Morton

Director leaves gallery

Sue Morton has exhibited everything from Rembrandts to flower shows.

Two days two records

Roy Tce A New Plymouth house price record set on Wednesday has already been broken

Maintenance never ends

Maintenance is a year-round operation on the two dairy farms and complementary dry-stock unit owned by Ian and Judith Armstrong.

Healthy season predicted

Waihi-Waitara trial

Frankley Rd New Plymouth

Rustic and elegant

Home's French Provincial design is part of a special lifestyle close to the city.

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Frankley Rd New Plymouth

Rustic and elegant

Home's French Provincial design is part of a special lifestyle close to the city.

Adrian Oliver

Basics go begging for Airs

When you are playing with a depleted roster you generally have to do the basics right.

Warwick Lahmert

Spotswood deal to Southern

Spotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.

Clyde Bishop

Storm wreaks havoc

Tropical storm Ita downed trees and powerlines and drowned the Taranaki region.

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