Gale-force winds have left hundreds without power in South Canterbury.
New distances included in the Taranaki Daily News half marathon have helped breath new life into the event, organisers say.
Dayton Preston got a preview of things to come when he took a ride in the Transformers Bumblebee car on Sunday.
Becky's New Car
Elizabeth Millen, 2, has cerebral palsy and needs an expensive operation to help her walk.
Anglers have bagged some good trout as the season opens in Taranaki, Fish and Game field officer Allen Stancliff says.
When Vic Tamati was knocked unconscious at the hands of his father the beating didn't stop.
A rock slip on the Awakino Gorge has closed the southbound lane.
People may want to think twice before getting aggressive with New Plymouth animal control officers and parking wardens.
New Plymouth photographer Thomas Busby has just taken another step toward making a living from following his dream.