Uruti's Jack Rea knew he was too young to enlist for World War I so he stowed away on a ship to take him all the way to Europe.
Standfirst: A Tarata gardener loves looking upwards. Writer Virginia Winder meets a woman in love with tall trees.
Lexus expects adding a turbo petrol model to the NX range will give the funky SUV a sales spark.
A visit to the famed Nurburgring is exciting for most - but Max Rutherford's time at Green Hell was a genuine thriller
Take a trip down memory lane.
There are many land marks named after the first Governor of New Zealand – William Hobson.
Help the Puke Ariki team put names to faces
William was born in 1876 and was the son of Archie and Martha Corbett.
Now that memories and names of the Great War of 1914 – 1918 are being told on television and newspapers; many families are looking through dusty photograph albums and the contents of old suitcases where all kinds of 100-year-old memories are coming to light.
Look, this is what little kittens do - they turn into big kittens!
The new Mondeo has been on sale elsewhere for two years - but we've caught up now.
The world's only one-handed saxophone is coming to New Plymouth.
There's Abba, art and even beer on offer in Taranaki this weekend. Check out the latest entertainment diary.
Check out some snippets from Taranaki's arts scene
Clive Cullen is hoping his latest play will honour his great uncle John Rayner, who was killed in action in 1917.
For 48 Hour Film Festival all you need is an iPhone, imagination and a disregard for bedtime.
Each fortnight we showcase the culinary skills of students at two Taranaki schools. Spotswood College and New Plymouth Boys' High School take turns about as they prepare healthy and exciting meals. This week the budding chefs at Spotswood College take centre stage.
$2.5 million has been invested in Zip Plumbing over the last 12 months.
Owners of clothes shop and garden centre collaborate to set up flowery fashion show.
You have to enjoy every day. That's Kathy Penny's philosophy.
For some people, life on the road is part of the reality of working in Taranaki.
Character actor best known for entertaining TV audiences as hapless Sheriff Rosco in the Dukes of Hazzard
Kelsey McEwan is getting used to being a dancing queen, young and sweet, in Operatic's production of Mamma Mia.
The only diesel in the latest Peugeot 308 selection is the most expensive of the range but there's plenty to like about the hatchback.
The deeper the rich dig, the more neighbours complain
Kiwi songstress Jamie McDell can be anywhere when an idea for a song starts whispering in her ear.
Heartfelt tunes you can sing along with mean listeners won't be disappointed with Mel Parsons' latest album.
REVIEW: The Game's Afoot, Cue Theatre, Inglewood, April 7-19, Reviewed by Jo Hills.