Waisake Naholo was back at Taranaki training on Friday ahead of their semifinal clash with Tasman.

Naholo ready for semifinal

"I'm always keen to pull on the amber and black."

Weather delays rescue

A group of climbers are waiting for a change of weather at Syme Hut on Mt Taranaki's Fanthams Peak so they can be lifted ...

A rescue mission on Mt Taranaki has been delayed by cloudy conditions.

$27k for fired nurse

A win for a nurse who was told to upskill during her annual leave but her boss later stopped paying her.

YES win for Hawera teens

A clothing company started by three students has taken out the regional YES awards.

Taking care of our Eskimos

OPINION: Death is an inevitability, Jim Tucker writes. How do we handle it in Taranaki?

'It's a cultural event'

The Aotearoa Maori Surfing Titles is "about connecting families to their roots".

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Shark attack vs bullfight

The Makos will  be hoping for more action like this Kieron Fonotia try against Taranaki in a narrow Tasman win earlier ...

Ahead of the Makos/ Bulls national semi-final rugby showdown a proud Tasman fan and a one-eyed Taranaki lad give their views on the outcome.

Preserve baches or penguins?

Baches will erode away if a seawall isn't built. But protecting nesting penguins gets priority.

Dancers coming to Taranaki to surf

Kia ora, zero-waste hui


Naholo's name echoes around

Waisake Naholo was back at Taranaki training on Friday ahead of their semifinal clash with Tasman.

"I'm always keen to pull on the amber and black."

Naholo on bench for Taranaki

Seta Tamanivalu needs to have plenty of impact for Taranaki in their semifinal against Tasman.

"I think they've done well and they've earned some respect from their fans who I hope come and support them."

Inglewood, Hawera United look to stay undefeated

New Plymouth Marist United batsman Jarred Cunningham scored 63 last weekend.

Francis Douglas Memorial College and New Plymouth Boys' High School will look to get off the mark this weekend

Mixed round for Taranaki cyclists

Michael Torckler (right) claimed seventh place in the first round of the Dynamo Teams Championships.

"I think all things considered it was a good result for us."

Former Taranaki assistant tipped for top sevens job

Clark Laidlaw has been tipped to take over the New Zealand sevens coaching job.

Laidlaw tipped for NZ sevens job.


Non-iron no liberation

Ironing shirts is hardly enjoyable but it just might be on the path to true happiness.

Not wanting to waste your life ironing shirts could just be the biggest waste of all.

Taking care of our Eskimos

Hospice Taranaki chief executive Kevin Nielson welcomes people outside our Te Rangimarie Hospice.

OPINION: Death is an inevitability, Jim Tucker writes. How do we handle it in Taranaki?

We need to engage the non-voters

Neil Holdom is the New Plymouth district's new mayor.

OPINION: There is a large group of potential voters out there who seem not the least bit interested in our local politics.

Summer means BBQs, beaches and dog bites

Summer means may things to John Sargeant - including dog bites.

Spring is well and truly here and we can look forward to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.


Dancers coming to Taranaki to surf

Claire O'Neil, choreographer of Footnote Dance's show Lifeworld, talks about how the dancers help make the story and ...

Taranaki waves are calling some top New Zealand talent.

Gardening 'takes you out of yourself'

Barbara Valintine, dressed as bright as a rose garden, enjoys sitting in different places for fresh views of her garden.

Barbara Valintine's interior design finesse has flowed out the back door and into the garden.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a trip through the pages of the past.

Taranaki's headline news from 50 years back in time.

Pills and potions

A range of pills and potions from the 'good old days'.

OPINION: Oh for the days when a cure for a migraine was to roll down a hill.

Preaching style

Reverend Jacqui Paterson in her office at St Mary's Diocesan.

Leather jacket, purple nail polish, lipstick, and a reputation for being feisty…

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