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Chiefs beat Crusaders in Fiji video

Damian McKenzie was a key figure for the Chiefs in their win over the Crusaders in Fiji on Friday night.

The Chiefs came up trumps on a wet, historic night in Suva.

Multiple crashes spark warning

All rural households in Taranaki have received a flyer encouraging them to take care on the road.

Flyers have been sent to all rural residents encouraging them to take care on the road.

Travel agents under investigation

Callum Reade, 19, has had his overseas holiday disappear after Waitara Travel closed an an investigation into it was started.

Potential holiday-goers have had their hopes of travel dashed by a company which is now the subject of a police investigation.

'I'm scared, and I have no reason to be'

Waitara woman Jo Thompson-Garrett, is recovering after being hit by a car on her way to New Plymouth.

"All I remember is flying, flying through the air...and thinking 'oh my god, please don't run my head over'."

Conference secured for Taranaki

PEPANZ chief executive officer CEO , Cameron Madgwick says it makes sense to hold the annual petroleum conference in the ...

"It makes sense to hold the event in the region that produces all of New Zealand's oil and gas."

Team Taranaki coach calm before first meeting with Havelock North

Nicolas Varela will be out to maintain his impressive goal scoring form against Havelock North.

There is a feeling of calmness within Team Taranaki.

Semifinals to be decided by two last round robin games

Hamish Alabaster will start at openside for New Plymouth Old Boys after the season ending injury to Hayden Patene.

The order of the final four to be decided.

Tinsley honoured with lecture and play

New Plymouth Astronomical Society president Leith Robertson says it's a privilege to have the Beatrice Tinsley lecture ...

Beatrice Tinsley was a ground breaking astronomer and she lived right here in New Plymouth.

Bright star symbolises new beginnings

Mereana Phillips, Matua Shane Whaea Pounamu Cassidy, and Eleanor Keith planted a tree at Westown School in celebration ...

A New Plymouth school connects soil with stars in celebration of another year.

Olivia Eaton takes top award at Athletics Taranaki awards

Oliiva Eaton won the Stan Lay Trophy for being Taranaki's top athlete.

Top athletics award goes to Olivia Eaton.

Artwork on the auction block

Flynn Whitaker, 10, from St John Bosco School, has been selected as one of four kids to have their artwork shown on The ...

Flynn Whitaker's latest artwork is going to be on The Block.

Easy to avoid ugly arrests

Police have been accused of using unnecessary force in Downes' arrest.

EDITORIAL: Obeying the law and respecting police works out well for most people.

The man they call Terror too sharp in the ring for ex-kickboxer

Sam Rapira lands a straight right against Craig Turner during the Coastal Rumble.

Sam Rapira says he was rapt with his latest performance in the ring.

SH3 re-opened after crash

Two cars and a van were involved in a crash at the intersection of State Highway 3 and Fitzgerald Ln near Hawera on ...

Three taken to hospital after crash on State Highway 3, South Taranaki.

Artist buys own painting

Artist Lindsay Maindonald, Eltham, instantly recognised the painting behind him when he found it in an antiques shop.

"I said, 'how much is it to the artist who painted it 40 years ago?' She sold it to me for $30. I was absolutely chuffed,"

Celebrating indigenous language

Will you join in Maori Language Week?

Monday marks the beginning of Maori Language Week.

Home crowd not enough to get Batman past tough opponent

Lance Bryant lands a left square on the nose of James Langton during their IBO Asia Pacific cruiserweight title fight.

Langton asks for a rematch after losing chance to take IBO title.

Yarrow stadium upgrades a go

Yarrow Stadium is due an upgrade ahead of a game between the All Blacks and Argentina in 2017.

"If investments in Yarrow Stadium do not continue then the ability to attract world-class events to Taranaki is significantly compromised."

Employment up, population down

Stratford's economy is growing, a report from Venture Taranaki says.

Stratford's population has shrunk, but employment in the town has grown over the last year.

Rilkoff Files: Lovable but annoying

An affectionate cat is not all it's cracked up to be.

OPINION: Sometimes being lovable just isn't enough.

Ratepayers in dark over pa site

New Plymouth district councillors made the decision to buy $715,000 worth of land behind closed doors.

New Plymouth's mayor says there's a reason ratepayers didn't know the council was buying a historic Maori pa.

Lighting the stage

Brad Flannagan is an electrician by day, and the head of lighting for Sister Act by night.

More than 120 lights are used to light the stage for Sister Act.

Stoic defence guides Old Boys to big win

New Plymouth Old Boys' Jenna Kensington looks to launch an attack.

New Plymouth Old Boys fired in all areas to put more breathing room between themselves and Western Suburbs on the table.

Park up and sell

Andrew Cameron has started up Naki Park & Sell where people can sell any vehicle they want for $20.

You give him $20 and he'll let you sell your car.

'I couldn't hear them' video

Daniel Downes holding his hearing aid that wasn't working when police arrested him for breaching the liquor ban in New ...

Hearing-impaired man pulled to the ground by police says he wasn't aware why he was being arrested.

Grand old park still turning heads

A picture perfect postcard of the upper lake and a rainbow over The Poet's Bridge.

Pukekura Park is 140 years old and still receiving international recognition.

The bookmakers list is long for the vacant England job

Gareth Southgate appears wise not to try and take on the England job.

Take your pick as to who is going to take over the England job?

Arson accused denies charges

A house on Waitara's George St was severely damaged after a fire on Monday, which police say was deliberately lit.

She allegedly set fire to a campervan, then 24 hours later torched a house.

Small group provides great entertainment

The Taranaki Jazz Club is bringing the New Valley Stompers to the Mayfair.

Jazz Club attracts first-rate entertainers.

Suva showdown vital

The Chiefs have not forgotten the pain of their last-up loss to the Waratahs, and know they need to bounce back as Super ...

The Chiefs' Fiji fixture against the Crusaders is almost a do-or-die clash if they want to win a third Super Rugby crown.

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