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So many Alices

From the top, Jane Roseman, Sophie Sheaf-Morrison, and Molly Fletcher are three of the six Alices needed for Alice in ...

How many Alices does it take to stage Alice in Wonderland? You'd be surprised.

Contrasting strengths displayed as Kiwis fire video

Matt Proctor celebrates a try with Cory Jane and the reserves during the Hurricanes 50-17 thrashing of the Lions in ...

Perfect round for Kiwi teams as New Zealand conference stays tight

Adams fires Rams past frustrated Mountain Airs

21/06/2013. NEWS. ROBYN EDIE/SOUTHLAND TIMES-FAIRFAX NZ. NBL Basketball game between Southland Sharks V's Otago Nuggets ...

Canterbury Rams' back-up point guard Jamie Adams defines the term spark off the bench.

What is Dust Pilgrim?

Dust Pilgrim, by Red Leap Theatre Company is coming to New Plymouth in July.

It's filled with dust and inspired by magic. Check out what Dust Pilgrim is all about

Two festivals at once

The Great Taranaki Steam Band playing in the Spiegeltent, New Plymouth, during the Taranaki Festival of Arts, 2015.

It's a long commute from Auckland to Taranaki, but Craig Cooper is prepared to do it.

Fans struggle to support Chiefs

Crowd shot from the Chiefs v Sharks game played at Yarrow Stadium.

Sports writer pays for his own ticket.

Family violence is not okay

The most effective way of preventing family violence is by changing the behaviours of the perpetrators, says Anne Knox.

Domestic violence is not found exclusively in one particular group in society. It's insidious tentacles reach into all walks of life.

Boshier thrown in the deep end for the Chiefs

Lachlan Boshier got his first taste of Super Rugby against the Sharks.

Boshier grateful he could make his debut in Taranaki.

Rugby not so super for Taranaki fans

The stands were hardly full at Yarrow Stadium on Friday night.

Chiefs fans just didn't buy into their match against the Sharks.

Congratulations, council, for consultation

Kids enjoy the last of the Summer heat at Todd Energy Aquatic Centre swimming pool. Byron Knowles, 13, from NP, on the ...

Ratepayers should say yes to everything.

Two man advantage not enough for Spotswood United

Spotswood United wing David Philander scores despite the best efforts of Southern's Kent Myers and Jon Smyth during ...

Southern survive late comeback from Spotswood United.

Witt flexes Hawera muscles

Eltham's Blake Fergus pumps the iron watched by Alan Hughes (left) and Peter Lang.

 Students can get fit at Witt.

Team Taranaki go three points clear

Nathan Hill put in a man of the match performance in Team Taranaki's 5-1 win over Red Sox Manawatu

Dominating from the opening whistle, Team Taranaki were too strong for Red Sox Manawatu.

Rubbish fire in rural Hawera

Beck Helicopters use a monsoon bucket to try put out a fire in a gully near Hawera.

Fire crews and a helicopter have managed to get a rubbish fire in northern Hawera under control, but hot-spots are still visible.

Taranaki golfing prodigy

Kingston Taylor-Voyle shows off his putting technique post his match game at Manukorihi Golf Club on Saturday.

He might only be eight, but this Taranaki youngster is already a golfing star in the making.

New dean for Taranaki Cathedral

New Taranaki Cathedral Dean Peter Beck at his inauguration ceremony on Saturday.

While Taranaki Cathedral's literal foundations are a bit shaky, its spiritual foundations are now once again on solid ground.

Massive variance in park sizes

Tom Cloke has measured parking spots in New Plymouth and found almost a two-metre variance in some streets.

"They're designing parking spaces to cause confusion so they can ticket you for infringement."

World Tai Chi Day in New Plymouth

Taranaki Tai Chi principal instructor Judi Lee runs a tai chi day class at the Kumming Gardens in Brooklands Park.

Tai chi - potentially lethal, but predominantly about peace.

Four Squares targeted

CCTV footage of two men alleged to have taken the keys from the office of Patea Four Square on Sunday April 25.

A pair of "very professional" thieves have hit four Four Squares in two days.

Chiefs cling on against Sharks video

Aaron Cruden's kicking proved the difference between the sides.

 Aaron Cruden's boot ends up getting Chiefs home as they prevail after nail-biting final minutes.

Chiefs supporters turn out in Taranaki

Yarrow Stadium fills up before the Chiefs v Sharks game.

 Thousands turned out to New Plymouth's only Super Rugby match for 2016.

Saints power past Airs

Wellington Saints' Shea Ili drives to the rim in his side's win over the Taranaki Mountain Airs on Friday night.

 The Taranaki Mountain Airs proved no match for the Wellington Saints on Friday night.

Cocktail night for breast cancer

Hosking House co-owner Rachel Church, left, and Aborio owner Marnie Johnston-Saywell are organising a pink ribbon ...

Taranaki businesswomen hope to raise $15,000 or more for breast cancer research.

'You need help, not punishment'

A depressive woman was sentenced on three charges of attempted murder when she appeared in the High Court at New ...

Judge hands "merciful" sentence to depressed mother who attempted to kill her children and herself.

Arrest warrant issued

Codie-Lee Greer failed to appear in court on Friday in relation to a serious violence charge.

A Taranaki woman who organised a violent attack on a drug dealer had failed to show up at her sentencing.

Fines and disqualification for fatal drive

Jack Cran, seen here when he pleaded guilty to  dangerous driving causing death and injury in the New Plymouth District ...

 "All agree that until the accident, it had been an amazing day"

Woman sentenced for role in sex abuse

A Taranaki woman who helped her former partner sexually abuse a nine-year-old has been sentenced to intensive supervision.

"It seems that any woman who comes in contact with Mr Winmill becomes a victim of his"

Team Taranaki coach looking for more from his experienced players

Brad Hickling returns for Team Taranaki for their away trip to Palmerston North.

Team Taranaki take their familiar trip south on Saturday.

Photocopier artist world-class

Paul Hartigan's Colourwords series will appear alongside world renowned photographers at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery's ...

"These are things that people have thrown away and have no purpose...I wanted to find a purpose for them."

Art exhibition at Mokau Museum

Rob Shewry in front of a painting he did of some pukekos he came across while working in the garden.

 Rob Shewry holds his first solo gallery art exhibition in Mokau.

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