Emergency services are at the scene of a crash near Waitotara where a horse has suffered serious injuries.
A Wanganui horse float pulled by a ute jack-knifed at 12.30pm and crashed down a steep embankment 3 kilometres north of Waitotara, Inspector Mike Coleman of police communications said.
Fire services, police and ambulance were in attendance and awaiting the arrival of a vet to care for the two horses travelling in the float.
One was very badly injured, Mr Coleman said.
- © Fairfax NZ News
New Plymouth's house price record set as home changes hands for $2.81 million.
The Taranaki Mountain Airs face an uphill battle against the Nelson Giants.
Francis Douglas Memorial College show that size doesn't really matter in rugby.
An Inglewood family is keen to find out more about a silage silo built on their farm in 1931.
New Plymouth art thieves knew the piece's value - they took its price tag too.
What do you think of the NPDC's decision not to give iwi representation and voting rights?Related story: Dismay as iwi voting rights denied
Get your mid week news fix
Get your South Taranaki news online
with Rachel Stewart
with Gordon Brown
Matt Rilkoff's perspective of contemporary life
With Kathryn Calvert
The self-confessed bard of Brixton, offers views on life, politics and Akubra hats.
with Glenn McLean