Bail fail for accused

A man facing serious violence charges had been declined electronic bail.

Bail denied for man charged in connection with heist of South Taranaki shop.

We're simply the (second) best

Taranaki has impressed travel bible Lonely Planet, which says the province is a must see for visitors.

Taranaki has impressed travel bible Lonely Planet, which says the province is a must see for visitors.

Hosking's Maori comments ok

Mike Hosking has been ticked off as being "dismissive" but a complaint against him thrown out by Broadcasting Standards ...

He was branded a racist by some but Mike Hosking did not break any rules, BSA says.

Online dating disaster

A man omitted to tell his partner of more than a year about his Hepatitis B diagnosis.

He had Hepatitis B. She only found out when they broke up.

Black belt win for students of sword

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New Plymouth Iaido Association.
Steven Gourdon - 1st Dan Black Belt

"You don't have opponents, it's just yourself, your spirit and your focus."

All in a rush video

Proud parents Jayme and Harley Smith with their son Kado Shakur Smith who was born in the couple's Holden on the side of ...

Harley Smith has helped birth a few calves but never thought he'd have to play midwife for his own son.

Friend stole late mum's jewels

New Plymouth woman Gaylene Askew told the judge how she lost property, including sentimental jewellery given to her by ...

Valuable keepsakes were taken in devastating break-in - by a friend she'd known for years.

Two tons for Wilson

Otago opening batsman Brad Wilson has made a stellar start to the first class season with consecutive centuries.

 Otago opening batsman Brad Wilson scored consecutive hundreds against Central Districts.

Kiwis keep Tasman Cup

Opunake's Kelvin Weir catches a wave.

New Zealand retained the Tasman Cup

Who will break their curse?

The Major League Baseball World Series begins this week.

Sports reporter Christopher Reive shares 10 facts to get you excited about the Major League Baseball World Series.

Pentathlon peaking at the right time

John Wheeler's Pentathlon is the only New Zealand-trained horse in the running to make the Melbourne Cup field.

The only Kiwi trained horse in the running for a Melbourne Cup start is coming good when it counts.

Streaker exposed more than just himself

Streaker Charl Jacobs goes in under the posts during the Mitre 10 Cup premiership semi final, between Taranaki and ...

EDITORIAL: Sporting history is full of occasions when crowd interactions have gone badly wrong.

Ngati Ruanui chairman encourages healthy life style choices

From left Karen Kumeroa, Bronte Gorham and Peter Thompson taking part in the Ngati Ruanui Festival.

Nearly 1000 descendants attend the Ngati Ruanui festival of sport, speeches and Kapa Haka this Labour Weekend.

Lawsuit threat for homeless group

Business John Rae is worried a new home for the homeless will lower property values in the street.

Taranaki businessman threatens charitable trust setting up house for homeless in daughter's neighbourhood.

Mother convicted of child assaults

A mother-of-six was given a sentence of supervision after she assaulted two of her children, leaving one with a bleeding ...

Stressed out mum who lost her cool hit son with wooden spoon and back-handed young daughter.

Five top moments of streaking

Streaker Charl Jacobs during the  Taranaki V Tasman match at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth on Saturday, October 22.

Streaker Charl Jacobs set the internet abuzz with his antics at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth. He wasn't the first and won't be the last.

When it comes to crime everyone is an expert

Police are keeping a lid on crime.

 Some people love bad news when it comes to the justice sector.

Dead Taranaki surfer named

Police have named a 58-year-old surfer who died in Taranaki at the weekend

Dennis Cran, who died at weekend, was the second surfer to die in Taranaki this year.

Road closure seriously affects businesses

Slip on SH3 near Mokau causing blockage.

 Taranaki businesses depend on road access in both directions.

Charge laid over 'accidental' death

Bruce Mouat died on July 27, 2011

A coroner and police ruled out foul play in Bruce Mouat's death. Five years later a woman has been charged with his manslaughter.

Sex abuse case adjourned

A man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an intellectually impaired woman will be sentenced next month.

Sex abuser's sentencing delayed because of poor cellphone coverage.

The brand of Annalee

Annalee Muggeridge is a New Plymouth based makeup artist with a massive online following.

DIY makeup videos turned a Taranaki woman into a sensation with 90,000 followers around the world.

Lifeline needs saving

The Lifeline service has never been more critical, Brad Markham says

OPINION: It is not the time for the Government to stand idly by while Lifeline Aotearoa faces its demise.

National quad bike title stays in the family

Stratford's Camo Keegan won the national quad bike title.

"It was really closes racing between me and Ian [Ffitch], back and forth throughout the races and I was only taking the wins by a bike length in the end."

HMNZS Endeavour visits

HMNZS Endeavour Commander Martin Doolan says the ship's crew had a fantastic time while berthed at Port Taranaki.

Navy's lifeline for combat ships visits Port Taranaki.

Teen returns home

Raefon Adams was last seen in New Plymouth on Monday morning and Taranaki police are anxious to find him.

Raefon Adams left his home on Monday morning in a distressed state, police say.

Settlers' descendants gather in New Plymouth

Ann Thompson, left,  and Bronwyn Jenkins, conveyner and secretary treasurer cut the Amelia Thompson cake at the reunion.

They arrived in New Plymouth to a life of hardship, and 175 of their descendants gathered 175 years later to remember them.

Trolley derby a big success

This youngster took trolley driving very seriously.

The trolleys went fast and so did the sausages in Eltham on Sunday.

Crash victim a pioneering detective

Te Rauoriwa Daphne Pomare was returning from a holiday visiting family in Western Australian mining country when her car ...

Woman killed in Kapiti Coast crash was first female Maori in CIB.

Elgar reigns supreme

Danny O'Sullivan from Inglewood rolls one down.

A new Taranaki men's singles champion has been crowned.

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