Taken away

taken away stand

North Star disappointment

Life is full of disappointments. One of the biggest of these is returning home from a lovely, sunny holiday on the other side of the island to find the town you live in just the same as you left it - cold, miserable and windy.

The Lobster Pot

BY KIRSTY JOHNSTON AND MATT RILKOFF - Taranaki Daily News

lobster pot slider On the recovery end of an Irishman's stag party, it seemed the obvious choice.

Pasty offering

Kirsty Johnston and Matt Rilkoff are eating fish and chips from around the province in an effort to find the best takeaways.

Taranaki Daily News

Christmas in our family is always a big day. Both sides of the whanau are quite large (even though neither is Catholic), so it takes a lot of logistical planning to get everyone in the same place each year.

The journey so far

Taranaki Daily News

Reviewing a product like fish and chips is not a job for the faint hearted. It requires fortitude, focus, a fighting spirit and a total disregard for your personal health.

Sampling the local Mokau fare

Kirsty Johnston and Matt Rilkoff are eating fish and chips from around the province in an effort to find the best takeaways.

Taranaki Daily News

News is a funny game. On a slow day, almost anything can make the paper if there are empty pages to fill.

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