Communities

Midweek

Walking sticks go walkabout

Tiki Raumati with his carved walking stick during a powhiri at Owae Marae, Waitara, in 2012.

The tale of two Taranaki men, at opposite sides of the region, who lost their walking sticks.

Kids breakfast a tall order

Jesse James Boon, 5, happy about the great start to his day.

All 300 pupils at Spotswoods Primary School were treated to a free breakfast on Friday morning.

Mike's made the shortlist

SPCA volunteer helper Michael Shorter loving his work with animals.

Michael Shorter is one of seven finalists up for a national animal welfare organisations award.

Brian brings ancestor back to life

New Plymouth Author Brian Clark's latest novel brings his long dead great great grandfather back to life following a ...

Brian Clark is 88 and he's just published his second novel.

A caravaning milestone

Author Carol Wischnowsky rapt with her new commemorative book.

It's like a bach, but it's better because it's on wheels.

South Taranaki Star

Sewers sodden by soggy summer

Treated sewage from Hawera is pumped about 2km out to sea off the coast.

A South Taranaki iwi is irked by a council move to dispose of extra treated wastewater through its offshore outfall.

Toastmasters turn 20

Marc Ramos and Adrienne Cook are looking forward to the Naumai South Taranaki Toastmasters 20th anniversary celebrations.

The Naumai South Taranaki Toastmasters have been running 20 years and are celebrating.

Martial art anti-bullying tactics

Kerehoma addresses bullying in his classes, and helps the children find ways to make themselves safe.

Clayton Kerehoma works on anti-bullying tactics with his Brazilian jiu jitsu class.

Soldier's death casts pall over Awatuna district

Awatuna's war memorial records those who died.

 

Crime for the community

Di Welch is the Stratford Community Safety Officer for the Central Taranaki Safe Community Trust.

The Central Taranaki Safe Community Trust's website has a blog listing the communities weekly crime.

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