Police are looking into the death of a baby in Manaia this morning.
Firefighters were called to the South Taranaki house just after 6am after getting reports of a two-month-old not breathing.
Detective Guy Jackson said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and it would be referred to the coroner as was standard practice.
He wouldn't comment any further until all family members had been notified.
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A chance to get a closer glimpse at some Okato artwork has been on offer this Easter weekend.
It was a morning of hearty breakfasts and bulging donation buckets at a Child Cancer Foundation fundraising event.
A major cleanup is under way at New Plymouth's East End roller sport rinks after council drains failed to cope with a combination of high seas and heavy rain.
An Easter service began in unique fashion this weekend, with a dean donning a wetsuit.
Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata on Friday.
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