One school is enough: principals

Waitara Central School Principal Sharren Read.

Taranaki principals are not taken with proposed Ministry of Education changes.

Couple take plunge in On Golden Pond

On the New Plymouth Repertory Society set of On Golden Pond are director Nicci Smith, back, and Sharon Robinson and her husband David Rohe.

For David Rohe, participating in New Plymouth Repertory Society's production On Golden Pond has been an act of pure dedication.

Read the fine print on gym contracts

Take note of what's affordable, repercussions for missed payments, and if property is listed as security before running with a new gym contract.

A consumer watchdog urges people to go into gym contracts with their eyes wide open.

One dead after boat accident video

A fisherman has died after a boat was struck by a wave and overturned off the Waitara River mouth.

A Chinese fisherman has drowned after a boating accident off the coast of Taranaki.

Driver disqualified for six months

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A driver who admitted to taking a corner too fast and causing a crash has been taken off the road for six months.

Sentenced for carrying fake gun

27052015 NEWS Charlotte Curd/Fairfax NZ. New Plymouth District court house.

Showing-off a replica revolver to a mate landed a New Plymouth man in court on Thursday.

Guilty of breaching CAA

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Warren Leslie John Fulljames has pleaded guilty to three charges of breaching the Civil Aviation Act.

Maori ward furore 'embarrassing'

The New Plymouth District Council.

Councillor Howie Tamati says the furore that erupted over the Maori ward debate was embarrassing.

Waitara walkway gets makeover

Gathered at the tunnel between Mace St and Hamua Pl are, from left, Waitara High School student Dougal Hannam-Williams, Waitara Central School pupil Wairua Harrison-Love, Waitara East pupil Ane Pasefika, artist Philip Jones, and Manukorihi Intermediate pupil Harry Marquand.

Waitara has a new mural telling the story of how the town got its name.

Arts Festival shaping up to be a sell-out

Taranaki International Arts Festival co-ordinator Cleo Wood is counting down until the event kicks-off

Countdown to the Taranaki International Arts Festival is on and tickets are flying out the door.

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