Moving on to the miracle of air travel we turn to the New Plymouth to Auckland flight path.
We've all done it before, Britney Spears even wrote about it in her all time smash hit 'Oops I did it again'. What is it?
Playing on rooftops across the country has spurred Taranaki musician Andre Manella to release his first solo album.
Stories of murder, domestic violence, revenge and kidnapping have been named the best New Zealand movies ever made.
Terry's art: A small selection of works being prepared for Bev Terry's Ackworth art exhibition at the Fritz Reuter Gallery, Inglewood.
Prodigious talent is a hallmark of a young Taranaki jazz band.
Paul Ego heads a crack team of 7 Days comedians heading out on a live tour around the country during December.
The controversial multi-million dollar Len Lye Centre is beginning to rise in New Plymouth.
This weeks quiz is called "Truly, Madly, Deeply" and all the questions have a link to one of those three words. Good luck.
We can finally reveal multi award- winning musical director Andrew Lloyd Webber has chucked in the towel, changed his name to Warren Bates and moved to New Plymouth.
This week's clip of the week is about bubbles, but not just bubbles
SONJA SLINGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsEver fancied getting up close and personal to an international performer?
© Fairfax NZ NewsThe Real Tart Gallery is holding the second joint exhibition by two popular Taranaki artists, Ian Axtell and Lester Earl.
© Fairfax NZ NewsThere will be fun and Christmas cheer on offer when the Daytime Concert series presents its final show for 2013.
© Fairfax NZ NewsThe Taranaki artists on the Virtual Tart website have been invited to exhibit in Paris next year.
This week's quiz is called "Spaced Out" and is about things that have an out of this world link.
A Naki man jumped into the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Hotseat and failed badly
The night belonged to one girl.
Go on, have a laugh at the journo. We did.
Runner on the stage
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Motor Camp opens at New Plymouth Little Theatre tomorrow night.
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsHe's a world renowned folk and blues musician and he's heading to New Plymouth.
LAIRD HARPER - © Fairfax NZ NewsStratford's latest art exhibition is decades in the making.
DEENA COSTER - © Fairfax NZ NewsArelative newcomer to the ancient art of Maori carving believes Taranaki is a great environment to keep inspiring his work.
This week’s quiz is called “The rainbow and its colours”. All the questions have a link to the rainbow or a colour in the rainbow. Good luck.
It isn't easy being a politician. Most people don't trust you, your personal issues and embarrassments are newspaper fodder
Runway extravaganza draws nearer
If you think you're excited for this year's hotly anticipated parade, imagine how the stars of the show feel.
Here is an interesting video demonstrating the fine art of picking pockets
© Fairfax NZ NewsA "snapshot" of Puke Ariki's highly successful exhibition Photographic Memory: The Swainson/Woods Collection and a selection of new images opens on Friday.
© Fairfax NZ NewsThe capacity and variety of instruments played by the more than 35 musicians who are The Great Taranaki Steam Band ar "made" for the music of the jazz greats of the swing and big band era.
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsAcushla-Tara Sutton has been treading the boards in one of NZ's most famous theatres.
An Australian timelapse photographer faced multiple natural disasters as he made a film about NZ's dramatic landscape.
Former Taranaki rugby captain Kevin Barrett's performance the most fearsome
Hedgehog = predator
LAIRD HARPER - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouth Taranaki's greatest cultural exports are bringing their story home later this month.
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe most famous show tunes from across the decades will be belted out at a New Plymouth theatre this weekend.
TARA SHASKEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe music video of a New Plymouth hip-hop artist has gone viral.
ANNE BOVETT - © Fairfax NZ NewsFour pianists, three flautists and a violinist - not a movie sequel but a wonderful night's entertainment at last Saturday's IRMT Young Musician of the Year competition.
"Steel Yourself" and all the questions have a link to the word steel or steal. It's a bit harder but still pretty fair. Good luck.
© Fairfax NZ NewsUnreported starts this week by saying "hey, what's that noise?" Yes indeed, it's the Ding Dong of another instalment of There Goes Chong.
"I want to keep it quite feminine"
Venus Starr the glamorous burlesque dancer will don a cheeky hat of hypodermic needles
This week’s quiz is called “Long and Short”. All the questions have a reference to those two words. It’s easy. Good luck.
HELEN HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsHawera's Anthony Powell is not a professional film-maker, but his documentary Antarctica: A Year On Ice is winning awards at film festivals all over North America.
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe newest theatre in town has already landed a contract with the one of New Zealand's most respected theatre companies.
JO HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsREVIEW: Joan Ertel has done it again. She has produced a winner.
DEENA COSTER - © Fairfax NZ NewsArt fans will have a chance to take home prizewinning work from some of Taranaki's finest talent at the weekend, when the Taranaki Art Awards will be held in Opunake, followed by a week-long exhibition in which many of the 257 entries will be for sale.
© Fairfax NZ NewsHistoric tour series gives Houstoun deeper insight into Beethoven.
© Fairfax NZ NewsFeaturing at the Art Cafe for the month of November is a series of art prints from New Plymouth artist David Gall.
Possibly one of the best examples of it's kind this video is stunning.
It was with mild disgust that Unreported read an article in a Sunday magazine in which New Plymouth had once again been confused with Palmerston North.
JO HILLS - © Fairfax NZ NewsRodger Fox's latest show celebrates a family's love affair with jazz.
Do you think state schools should conduct religious instruction for primary-aged children?