Kevin Harvey was knocked off his bike on the coastal walkway and believes that there should be more promotion about ...

Chaos on the Coastal Walkway

After a woman stepped in front of him and sent him crashing into a fence post, this granddad is asking walkers to take care.

Giant mixer mishap

A man was caught between the mixing bowl and dough bin at the Yarrows The Bakers in Manaia.

He was making the last dough of the day when the 420kg mixing bowl crushed him.

Key's resignation a surprise

Taranaki politicians give their reaction to John Key's bombshell announcement.

Elephant Rock loses trunk video

An elephant never forgets and we'll never forget the Elephant (rock).

$100k 'crazy mirror' moves in

What is this giant new sculpture on New Plymouth's Coastal Walkway?

Getting girls into engineering

A series of workshops are aiming to introduce girls to a career in engineering.

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Better late than never: public

Two options have been mooted for the Awakino Gorge, including a bypass away from the tunnel.

Police and public happy to see improvements finally on horizon for notorious stretch of road.

New principal for NPGHS

Victoria Kerr has been appointed as the new principal of New Plymouth Girls High School.

Another mayor for DHB

Campers' toilet chained shut video


Gold star for Keightley

Paritutu's Val Keightley claimed her gold star at the weekend.

Paritutu's Val Keightley claimed her Taranaki gold star for five centre titles at Hawera on Sunday.

Taranaki target top half finish

Westown's Rochelle Keegan will play at No3 for Taranaki in the Interprovincial tournament.

The Women's Interprovincial golf tournament tees off on Tuesday.

Disappointed Sharrock has no regrets

Straight shooting New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock is not interested in making excuses for Kawi.

Sharrock disappointed not to get Australian win but is already planning his next raid across the ditch.

Hannam's tough call pays off

Robbie Hannam and Aide Memoire return to scale following their Group I win at Trentham.

Hannam's tough call lands Group I with exciting mare Aide Memoire.

Rain has final say in T20 opener

Central Stags opener George Worker is run out by Canterbury Kings keeper Cam Fletcher in the McDonald's Super Smash match.

Rain arrives to half first T20 opener


'Cuzzies, support your marae'

Owae Marae is one of Taranaki's most recognised.

Once upon a time, a hui at the pā would be attended by hundreds of people.

Time to seek some sense

A footpath, a mayor, some trees and a powerline all add up to a problem no one is taking responsibility for.

Time for tough talking is done. Let's get this footpath done.

The pie graph behind our 'worsening' world

All human groups can be divided up into three kinds of people, a security boss once said.

EDITORIAL: A life lesson at the hands of a grizzled ex-cop.

A lead-rubber quake solution?

Parliament's retro fitted Lead Rubber Bearings have been credited with its smooth ride during the Kaikoura quake.

Could lead rubber base isolators be the answer to our earthquake fears? Roger Hanson thinks so.


Coming up in Taranaki

Hollie Webster performs in the Gnomes and Blossoms section in the 2014 Val Deakin Dance School recital.

Check out what's coming up in Taranaki's arts and entertainment scene.

Grease is a slick production

Grease is on tour

Grease comes to New Plymouth with not a hair out of place.

Womad artist wants to make you dance

The East Pointers are said to be a "freewheelin', roof rattlin' trio".

"This is dance music where we come from, so our ultimate goal is to make people at Womad New Zealand bust a move."

Swing into the mood

Produced by the New Plymouth Operatic Society, Swing The Mood is on until December 17.

There's music, singing, dancing and food - what more could you want.

Fitfty Years Ago Today

It has been 50 years since East End Surf Club opened in New Plymouth.

Fifty years ago today a young Paul Newman was burning up the silver screen.

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