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Tiny plane with big past

A tiny plane made a homecoming to New Plymouth on Saturday 67 years after it first landed here.

A long-lasting romance

A couple married for almost seven decades died only 12 days apart from each other.

Making kids smile

An opportunity to put a "smile on the dial" of hundreds of vulnerable children this Christmas has been embraced by Fonterra staff.

Standover tactics put pair in jail

Two men who invaded the home of their victim and gave him a set of pruning shears to cut off his own fingers have been jailed.

Barker set for another council bid

A third candidate has thrown a hat in the ring for the New Plymouth by-election.

Desperately seeking new homes

A starving abandoned dog survived living wild on the banks of a Taranaki river for six months and even brought up two pups.

Pukeiti reaches new heights

The ambitious multi-million dollar modernisation of Pukeiti gardens is well under way and due to move into an extensive building phase in just two months.

Fundraiser will help beat bordeom

More hunting tales

Brass band's indoor gig

It is hoped that the third Hawera Hawera Brass Christmas Show will be the best ever.

Free lunch help sought

Volunteers are needed to ensure South Taranaki's free community Christmas dinner runs smoothly this year, but you had better bring your own potato peeler.

Have faith in Adopt-a-Family

Two friends off to King's College

Snapshots of Hawera recorded

The forgotten stories of old Taranaki have been recorded for future generations.

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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