Rose Sawaya-Baxter

Principal in praise of school

Rose Sawaya-Baxter is ready for new challenges after seven years in charge at New Plymouth's Sacred Heart Girls' College.

Trust set up to run event

Taranaki's gas-guzzling Americarna festival has finally been handed to a charitable trust but founder John Rae will cover any losses the 2015 event incurs.

Fireman's honour one for ages

"I don't feel old."

Firefighter Ian Drewery didn't want his story in the paper.

Selling car behind bashing

A tale of violent retribution and divided family loyalties played out in the New Plymouth District Court yesterday.

Setting the bar

Isaac Kettle won his heat with a score combined two-wave heat total of 14.23 out of a possible 20.00 at the National Scholastic Surfing Championships at Back Beach.

Learning how the other half lives

ntm-stjo Walking in someone else's shoes is not as easy as it sounds.

Morris to Mrs B in fundraiser

Mrs Brown, played by Morris West, will be at the Karaoke Takes to the Stage event.

A dog’s life printed for posterity

Historic mag catalogued

Free to shop

Freedom Shopping The desire to help others retain their freedom has spurred one Hawera woman to do something for herself.

Well-used loos get makeover

There's a lot of activity at Patea's public ablution block.

Tribute for 91 year-old

New pharmacy for Hawera

Upset over closure

A disgruntled pensioner is questioning Foodstuff's commitment to the region after the announcement that Hawera's New World store will close.

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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