Dancers coming to Taranaki to surf

Claire O'Neil, choreographer of Footnote Dance's show Lifeworld, talks about how the dancers help make the story and ...

Taranaki waves are calling some top New Zealand talent.

Gardening 'takes you out of yourself'

Barbara Valintine, dressed as bright as a rose garden, enjoys sitting in different places for fresh views of her garden.

Barbara Valintine's interior design finesse has flowed out the back door and into the garden.

Fifty years ago

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

Taranaki's headline news from 50 years back in time.

Pills and potions

A range of pills and potions from the 'good old days'.

OPINION: Oh for the days when a cure for a migraine was to roll down a hill.

Preaching style

Reverend Jacqui Paterson in her office at St Mary's Diocesan.

Leather jacket, purple nail polish, lipstick, and a reputation for being feisty…

Taranaki musicians praised

The Frank Burkitt Band plays original music that is heavily influenced by jazz, country, bluegrass, swing and Scottish folk.

"That's the wonderful thing about music - it is a universal language."

Coming soon to Taranaki

The Gruffalo is coming to New Plymouth.

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

For the love of lemons

13102016 News Photo ANDY JACKSON/Fairfax NZ.  In Season at WITT, fresh lemon.  Nicky Findlay makes, sunshine smoothie, ...

Lemons have a special place in Nicola Findlay's heart, her tree was planted over the family dog.

Lineup for music festival announced

Every year Womad brings together artists from all four corners of the globe.

Artists from Brazil, Jamaica, South Africa and Spain are coming to New Zealand for a rip-roaring three day music festival.

Q&A with Celtic Illusion -

Celtic Illusion have been dazzling audiences across Australia.

Celtic Illusion is magic and Irish dance all rolled into one.

Review: London Conchord Ensemble

London Conchord Ensemble

"This was a wonderful display of the contrasting colours of the instruments, expressively flexible phrasing and superb control of dynamics."

A walkabout garden

Alison and Neil Fagan's garden is in the Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival, which runs from October 28 to November 6.

"I tend to move things around," gardener Alison Fagan says

Art snippets: What's coming up

The Kugels play klezmer, which is a Jewish style music originally played at weddings.

Get these events in your diary.

South Taranaki's four month PM

Sir Thomas MacKenzie at the time of his election to the Egmont Electorate in 1911.

Thomas Noble Mackenzie was made PM in a parliament on knife's edge.

Fifty years ago

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

Even back in the good old days, vandalism was a problem.

Supergroup heading to town

Emily Pailthorpe plays the oboe in a UK classical music supergroup.

"It's our first baby and has brought us closer together."

Himalayan spirit in New Plymouth

From the top deck, the new festival garden flows down a slope densely planted with shrubs chosen by Bindu.

A little hint of India is growing in a New Plymouth garden.

All for a song

Graeme Duckett has been working with Andre Manella of Sonic Delusion in recent years.

Love me do by the Beatles was the start of Graeme Duckett's love affair with music and words.

Fifty years ago

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

Taranaki's headline news from half a century back in time.

Piece of picture story to sell

The painting is a part of a series John McLean has also written a book about.

"There is far too much violence in our society at large and particularly against women."

Arts diary: What's on this weekend

Musician Juliet McLean is performing twice this weekend.

It's time to start planning your weekend

Arts snippets: Coming up in Taranaki

Mary Poppins

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

Review: Impressive show from youngsters

West Coast Theatre director Holly Shanahan.

"The actors from West Coast Theatre displayed a raw talent that was channelled into a refined performance."

Special announcement for Womad

UK hit-makers The Specials are the first band to be announced for Womad New Zealand 2017.

The first act for Womad 2017 has been announced, and it's special.

Whittaker's K Bar 'not worth the calories'

How does the K Bar chocolate stack up nutritionally?

It doesn't really taste good enough to be worth wasting the calories on.

Healthy habits key to success

Habits turn a decision-making process into an automatic action.

Follow these 5 habit-building strategies to staying healthy.

Quitting smoking the first step

Carolyn Kara put her self out of her comfort zone so that she could be healthy.

Caroline Kara wanted to watch her grandchildren grow up, so she decided it was time to make some changes.

Instagram stylists don't need a salon

Annalee Muggeridge - make up artist and beauty vlogger tries out freckles.

A new generation of stylists are creating a buzz - and a long waiting list - through their social media smarts.

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.

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