"If you had of told me 15 years ago that I'd be living on a farm in Taranaki and teaching I would have laughed."
''She wasn't a careless person," says Kiwi expat's friend after deadly crocodile attack in Australia.
Francis Douglas play hosts to Boys' High on Wednesday in the annual first XV showdown.
It stains your shirts and it's found in any good Kiwi burger - introducing beetroot.
Taranaki man to face trial on 87 sex charges.
After finishing in second for the past three years, New Plymouth Boys' High School have finally reclaimed the Super 8 cross-country title.
As Cindy Waldron was dragged away by the crocodile, her friend Leeann Mitchell desperately tried to save her.
They're trying to renovate their own home to get ahead, but now it's back to square one.
A group of students have turned the controversy around tourist drivers into a business opportunity.
A corporate health and safety initiative has injected some much-needed cash into the South Taranaki SPCA.
If you love the outdoors and getting up in the middle of the night, the police search and rescue squad could be for you.
Whangamomona's Rachel Dobson and heading dog Rowdy made the leaderboard of the straight hunt at the first call of the championships after 29 contestants had competed on Monday.
Lighting up is out at New Plymouth's Cure Cafe.
New Plymouth Rangers were able to come away with three valuable points at the weekend, beating FC Western in soggy conditions.
"This is for the betterment of all our people and for the community"
Beach provides plenty of plastic for art.
How do you avoid death at a funeral?
"It's almost like a birthday every two weeks when you get a new toy," Eleanor Sutherland, Kiddylandz Toy Library chairwoman.
A community bowling club's hardy winter green is being used to entice shy new bowlers to try the sport.
Cat curfew would save native birds.
Organisers hoped for an audience of 35, but are getting about 60.
More questions need to be asked of the homeless.
A hat-trick to centre Jaron Schischka saw the Bell Block Marist Dragons get revenge over the Coastal Cobras.
It's not really possible to be a nomad in New Zealand, New Plymouth artist Damin Radford-Scott says.
Judges had the hard task of choosing the most beautiful bride out of 28 married models.
Historically, Taranaki's strength upfront.
The New Zealand Dance Company's performance of Lumina was a show worth seeing.
Six jockeys hit the deck in a dramatic race in Hawera as horses come down hard in a hurdle crash.
Six South Taranaki crews attended blaze but house could not be saved.
"He was a very loving family man."