New Plymouth's Devon St "consisted of a group of tin sheds with cosmetic fronts".
Growing greens was never part of the plan for these two mates, but it's a recipe for success as Kaitake Farms takes off.
A textbook example of the power of international cooperation.
Check out what's coming up around the region in the arts community.
From the get go, finding a source of water was a top priority.
He's made a name for himself with his street art but he wants to add something new to his portfolio.
Founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki is coming to New Plymouth.
The man behind the gloves opens up.
Lonely Planet declared this walk "every bit as scenic as its rival" - Tongariro. I'm here to settle the debate.
It is hoped, when the electric car market moves into top gear, the money will start flowing.
Scour the headlines from May 1967.
It's not vandalism. It's art - graffiti art.
Taranaki's gardens are Michelle Wilson's studio.
The Taranaki Symphony Orchestra and guest soloist Ludwig Treviranus performed on Saturday night.
Now's the time of year to get baking.
Efforts to save one critically endangered plant illustrate how much needs to be done if a draft threatened species strategy released last week will succeed. Will Harvie reports.
The small sized artwork contains the leftovers of last night's meal
Roger Hanson only narrowly missed a career in nuclear energy.
The show band era was a swinging time and band, The Stove, wants to bring it back to life.
A look at the headlines from May '67.
Freed of domestic responsibility, the men formed committees.
Heidi is a happy dog but would be happier if you took her home.
From four peaks record breaking to "really exciting" international science forum.
There are exhibitions galore in Taranaki.
The deaf community came out for a zoo tour as part of sign language week.
We met the chook-fancying stars of the Kiwi 'flockumentary' tipped to take off.
Graeme Duckett gets nostalgic for the days of old.
Life is simple. You're either a player or dinner for a saber toothed tiger.
A dazzling show - but how many actually saw it?
Virginia Winder meets a well-educated woman with a "borrowed" landscape.