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Public warm to new centre

The New Plymouth public appear to have taken a shine to the emerging Len Lye Centre.

A legacy of suffering

A French couple's Kiwi honeymoon took a frightening turn after a momentary lapse of judgement.

Thanks for prompt treatment

A couple are singing the praises of Hawera Hospital's ED after experiencing a life-threatening situation.

Poetry is everywhere

After 20 years of writing, Stratford poet Hamish McFarlane has just published his first book of poems.

TET to get its money back

The Taranaki Electricity Trust is to sell the Maryann rest home complex to Age Care Central for $6.3 million, recouping all the money it has invested in the home and the dementia unit.

Fledgling sport catching on

If it goes fast, makes a big noise and drifts sideways around corners it qualifies as a motor sport.

Partnership thriving

A little bit of engineering history was made recently and it almost passed unnoticed.

Cash incentive for cycle event

Rangers hunt fish pests

Pupils learn by growing

A secondary school training programme is planting the seeds for a solid future in the primary sector.

Community rallies around

An outpouring of support and kindness has a Kakaramea family giving thanks for small communities.

Race to the top

Stratford kicks off fundraiser

Donations give kids chance to learn

A new initiative that provides school books to all students is leveling the playing field at Manaia School.

Womad photos: day one

tdn womad strap Taranaki Daily News photographers Charlotte Curd and Andy Jackson caught all the action at the first day of Womad 2014.

From the Archives - Where the boats came in

From the Archives - Where the boats came in

A history of heavy hauls

The way we were

Pirate helps out with eye problems

OPSM has released a story book to help diagnose eye problems in children from an early age.

All the fun of the science fair

science The 2014 Taranaki Science & Technology Fair was held in New Plymouth this week. Sam Boon took his video camera along.

Townie banker mucks in

TSB Bank managing director Kevin Murphy swapped his business suit for overalls and gumboots and headed to a cowshed yesterday.

Test fever hits Taranaki

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Team Taranaki win convincingly at home

Team Taranaki striker Josh Herlihy showed his reputation on scoring goals is warranted when he blasted a hat trick to propel his team to a comfortable 6-0 win over bottom of the table Levin in a Western Premiership football game in New Plymouth on Saturday.

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