I n the 1870s and 80s, when British colonists arrived in South Taranaki to take up land for farms, they found that underneath the high-growing bracken fern were old, abandoned village sites ringed by ditches.
Glow worms may be tiny and appear to be simple organisms, but every glow worm has a trick that no human scientist or engineer has come close to emulating.
It's one of NZ's most significant historical sites. So how did it turn into a dump?
He is the most controversial man you've probably never heard of.
When there was a call by the Anglican Church to hold a Hikoi of Hope, social activist Stephanie McIntyre found herself at centre stage.
Don't let Europe's vast railroad system intimidate you. It's the best way to see the sights.
Living in pastures green meant it wouldn't be long before gumboots featured on a Date.
For 12 days reporter Matt Rilkoff and photographer Cameron Burnell discovered an adventure in their own back yard when they used the Patea and Waitara rivers to get from one coast of Taranaki to another. On a path taking them through some of the province's most isolated country they found they were never far from home.
It's over. Cameron Burnell and Matt Rilkoff completed their river journey yesterday, and were welcome by children at Waitara. Here's Matt's final report from the field
My last day of food gathering came down to a sack of mussels from Wai Iti.
Do you think state schools should conduct religious instruction for primary-aged children?