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Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a trip through the pages of the past.

The news making Taranaki headlines in late September '66.

A garden for all seasons

Coast Haven, Claire and Paddy Baker's Stent Rd property.

Three decades exposed to the Tasman Sea has given Claire Baker her plenty of knowledge about survival.

Taranaki's night sky

What to watch out for in the skies above Taranaki in October.

A guide to the sights in the heavens above Taranaki in October

Take me to the Ball

Dancing was a necessary social skill in colonial times.

Every man and his dog was hosting balls back in the day.

What's on this weekend

The Seaside Markets is on in New Plymouth this weekend.

Start planning your weekend.

Arts snippets: Coming up in Taranaki

A film about former All Black captain Richie McCaw is playing in Opunake.

Check out what's coming up in Taranaki's arts and entertainment scene.

Q&A with Shane Cortese

Delia Hannah, left, and Shane Cortese are starring in State Highway 48.

Shane Cortese is starring in a rock opera filled with love, depression, and one of his favourite leading ladies.

Q&A with Suzanne Porter

The line-up for Womad New Zealand 2017 will be announced next month.

Womad UK is fabulous, but not as beautiful as Womad New Zealand.

Jack Allen - a legend of his time

Jack Allen was a legendary character seen on the roads around Taumaranui early last century.

The fascinating tale of this Taumarunui character.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a trip through the pages of the past.

The news that making Taranaki headlines in September 1966.

Art in an unlikely location

One of Ana's Impossible Staircase series in the sculpture garden.

An old cheese factory has become a thriving centre of art.

Win, win for Hawera

Jamie Sayers reaches out to Niyall Clancy during a scene from Hawera High School's 2016 Stage Challenge entry which won ...

"I'm dancing while I cook the tea."

Let's Dance night for charity

Having a spin in the mini Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter are, from left, Mike Parker, Ray Hayward, and Andy Cronin.

Raybern Entertainment is about to put on another do for the helicopter crew.

Living on less than $3 a day video

Dan and Mai Lander, from New Plymouth, are each eating off $2.85 a day to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Kiwi couple gets by on $2.85 a day to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Q&A with Anthony Byrt

When Anthony Byrt's infant son was in hospital in Berlin, he made the decision to move home to New Zealand.

What's on this weekend

Urban reggae band Sons of Zion are playing in New Plymouth this week.

It's time to start planning your weekend.

Four ways with avocados

Kristin McCormack is making good use of avocadoes at WITT.

Stores now have small mountains of avocados - here are four tasty treats you can make with them.

Arts snippets: Coming up in Taranaki

This painting, by Will Bennett, is one of many of his works which will be on display at Kina.

Check out what's coming up in Taranaki's entertainment scene.

Jimmy Barnes coming to town

Jimmy Barnes is coming to New Zealand with a unique new show.

Jimmy Barnes wants to tell you about the years he spent in poverty and the violence and abuse he suffered as an immigrant.

What not to plant in your garden

Beauty, or beast? A rampant wisteria

Some plants - like wisteria - are more trouble than they're worth, says Abbie Jury.

Caitlin had a little lamb

Kaimata School student Caitlin Ryan, 7, with her football-playing pet lamb, Misty.

Misty the pet lamb likes to play a bit of football.

Bowled over in South Taranaki

Bowls have been played at the Hawera Club for 121 years.

Earlier this month Kelvin Bright was looking for the picture of the first president of the Hawera Bowling Club and after some searching found it in the loft of the club pavilion.

A big garden reveal

Landscape designer Chris Paul has turned his own property into one of his ‘jobs’, creating a new garden from scratch.

After four years of planning, a New Pymouth garden will soon open its gates to the public.

Sister Act 'a blessing'

Lahleina Feaunati is playing the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier in Wellington's production of Sister Act.

Lahleina Feaunati lands a heavenly role in Sister Act.

50 years ago

Fifty years ago Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were the stars in You Told Her About Me?, playing at Hawera Regent ...

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a trip through the pages of the past.

Decaying bunnies on building

Artist Lisa Dennis has put up a decaying mural opposite Frederics.

Lisa Dennis has spent a lot of time creating an artwork that will decay before her eyes.

What's on in Taranaki this weekend

The annual Talk Like a Pirate Day is here.

It's time to start planning your weekend.

What's on in Taranaki

Adam Portraiture Award winner, Sisters, by Andre Bronnimann.

There's exhibitions, jazz concerts and film festivals coming up in Taranaki.

Film festival offers rare screenings

Tom Hiddleston in High Rise.

The New Zealand International Film Festival shows there's more to cinema than spandex and superheroes.

Waiting on a good meal

NPBHS Year 12 hospitality students Zeke Tako-Hodson, Gareth Sherman, Ross Malcolm, Jesse Robson and Jimmy Davy spent an ...

Table service takes these students out of their comfort zone.

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