Five injured in two crashes

Emergency services attend a crash at the intersection of Eliot St and Devon St East in New Plymouth.

Five people were taken to hospital after two separate crashes in New Plymouth on Monday.

The flu season is nigh

Flu rates are starting to rise, particularly in the Bay of Plenty, Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay.

The flu season is under way and the public has been warned it could be nasty.

Jump around with the whole family video

Lucy Landreth, 8, flips her way  into the foam pit  at  AirZone Indoor Trampoline Park  in New Plymouth.

A new activity that has children bouncing off walls has been a big hit.

'Tough bugger' in spinal unit after rugby injury

Toko Rugby Football Club captain Peter Morton who is in the Burwood Spinal Unit after receiving a serious neck injury on Saturday.

A stalwart of a rural Taranaki rugby club is in the Burwood Spinal Unit after damaging vertebrae in his neck during a match in the weekend.

Say no to straws

Recycled plastic file

A campaign has been launched to get people out of the habit of using plastic by asking them to give it up for a month.

Parihaka story to be shared in catholic schools

Bishop of Palmerston North Diocese Charles Drennan.

The Parihaka story is set to be shared in schools across the country.

Rescued New Plymouth penguin dies

The injured little blue penguin found  on New Plymouth's Fitzroy Beach on Saturday has died.

A little blue penguin found injured on Fitzroy Beach has died.

Donations will bring relief

Donations are being sought for the victims of the recent floods that affected the Waitotora Valley and other areas in Taranaki.

A fund is being set up to help families suffering hardship following last month's devastating floods.

Beauty therapists win bling

The Silk Spa team won big at the New Zealand Beauty Industry Awards.

Taranaki's Silk Spa has taken out the top honours at the New Zealand Beauty Industry Awards.

Hitchhiker sought in farm bike theft

South Taranaki police want to talk with a hitchhiker in connection to the theft of a quad bike from a Pihama farm on Sunday.

South Taranaki police are appealing to the public for information on the theft of a four-wheeler from a Pihama farm.

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