Communities

Midweek

Norm Hewitt reveals softer side to seniors

Norm Hewitt, proves to be as entertaining off the field as he was on it.

Rest home residents were putty in Norm Hewitt's hands during a tea party in New Plymouth.

Spotswood United RFC gets $10,000 worth of rugby boots

New Plymouth's Kelvin Giddy helped Spotswood United RFC players kick off the season in high spirits with free boots.

New Plymouth rugby club kicks off season on a high.

Working bee to make over Val Deakin Dance Theatre

Gaela Fitzgibbons and Sam Webber are happy in their work.

Working bee to give historic building a well needed spruce up.

Consider prophet not profit

Shoppers should plan not panic when stores close for one day.

Waitara teens fiercest on the water at national waka ama comp

Waitara High School J19 Waka Ama crew are back left to right: Kaya Rogers, Te Ata Barbarich-Love, Tahlia Rukuwai, and ...

Waitara High School all-girl waka ama crew paddle to victory in national event.

South Taranaki Star

Key players shine for Sharks

Southern Sharks'  Brent Flanders successfully kicks a conversion in the rugby match against Stratford.

It was another successful weekend for Southern rugby and its four senior sides. With most players coming from a short four-day work week they were ready and primed for some local action.

Gallery full of town connections

Maree Liddington reajusted David Sattler's photograph called "East Egmont" which is on display at The Village Gallery.

A gallery has an exhibition on display which once helped found it.

Prejudice illustrates ignorance

The Whanganui River has carried the "h" for years.

Racial prejudice is born of ignorance and adds nothing to the well-being of people.

Manaia mother led fight for women's health

Fanny McHugh played a vital role in the health and well being of women both in New Zealand and overseas.

More than 100 years on the district can look back and be proud of a woman of great influence. 

Gentle art of self-defence yields three medals

Rhiannon Tito, 14, Marley Kerehoma, 8, Leo Kerehoma, 10, and coach Clayton Kerehoma were very proud of their results.

 Three South Taranaki children used Brazillian tactics to gain national recognition for the town.

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