FIFA party zone launched

Eight-year-olds Jackson Bigwood, Oliver Foy and Braeden Plant stopped by the Fifa Fever Pitch cube opening on Thursday.

An off-field hub for all things football was launched in New Plymouth on Thursday as the region gets ready to host some of game's future greats.

The Spiegeltent returns

Taranaki International Arts Festival artistic director Drew James at the Spiegeltent last time it was in town.

The Famous Spiegeltent is coming back to New Plymouth.

Dismay over deferred stadium and aquatic centre works

TSB Stadium

A council decision to delay millions of dollars of upgrades to the TSB Stadium and the Todd Energy Aquatic Centre has left ratepayers and sports groups fuming.

Up in the clouds gallery

Aerial shots of majestic Mount Taranaki, with a fresh covering of snow.

 Mt Taranaki rises above the clouds to reveal a breathtaking dusting of snow.

Attacker to meet victim

Court generic

A teenaged girl who stomped and spat at her victim has been given an opportunity to apologise to him face to face.

Check your plate or face a fine

Angelina Benn and her son Austin with their new supplementary registration plate.

People snapped with bikes obscuring number plates on the back of vehicles could face a fine of up to $200.

Drunk driver given a week to get affairs in order


Man going to jail after being convicted of ninth drink driving charge.

Donations wanted for monster sale

With the donations on offer in the Monster Garage Sale are, back row from left, Emily Rose, Annie Hales, Bob Goodyear, Rae O'Grady, Maaike McKernan, front row from left, Dawson Fernandes and Rosie Hau.

People can snap up a bargain and support a good cause at the Monster Garage Sale.

Play Day fun for everyone

Taranaki Toy Library coordinator Jana Dunnet celebrated World Play Day with a doll house tea party.

Of the 1500 play items at Taranaki’s toy library climbing walls and roller coasters are the favourites.

Recycling efforts council's priority

A crushed soft drink can typical of litter thrown into the street.

The New Plymouth District Council is using the National Litter Survey to help focus their efforts on recycling. 

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