'We'll enjoy it while it's here' video

07072015 NEWS Photo: Mike Scott/Fairfax NZ. Mokau on the South-West Waikato coast has history of battling erosion of its coastline to the churning Tasman Sea. Permanant and temporary residents have taken up the battle themselves creating rockwalls in front of their homes and baches.

At one pristine coastal spot in the Waikato less than $100,000 can buy you a three-bedroom bach. The catch is, the sea may steal the land.

Haven for Taranaki wildlife gets extension

Rotokare Scenic Reserve trustee Joe Menzies, left and volunteer Jenny Kerrisk talk conservation with Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith.

An ecological life-boat like no other is spreading its net.

Snared fur seal has happy ending

The Sub-Antarctic Fur Seal caught in netting.

A net-bound seal stranded on the Taranaki coast found his happy ending.

Space a factor in New Plymouth's pitch to Jetstar

Jetstar New Zealand boss Grant Kerr will consider what seven regions in the running to be potential destinations, including New Plymouth, can offer the cut-price airline over the next fortnight.

Space at New Plymouth airport is the biggest stumbling block to luring Jetstar to the city.

Pick up rubbish and save animal life

The Sub-Antarctic Fur Seal caught in netting.

People are urged to pick up any rubbish they see on the beach.

Wow-factor acts wanted at Bowl

Christmas at the Bowl artistic director Jordan McFadyen and his daughter Elodie get into the spirit of the festive season.

It may only be July, but preparations are already well underway for this year's Christmas at the Bowl.

Work hours unsafe for radiographers, says union

240113 FEATURE Supplied / Taranaki Daily News.  MRI Scan.

Radiographers at Fulford Radiology in New Plymouth are going on strike for 24 hours on July 21.

Injured Toko rugby player recovering

Toko's Peter Morton is recovering in the Burwood Spinal Unit after surgery to stabilise vertebrae in his neck.

Taranaki rugby player Peter Morton is recovering after surgery to stabilise vertebrae in his neck.

Jack-up rig moving to Port Taranaki

The ENSCO- 107 jack up rig has been drilling off the Taranaki coast

TheĀ Ensco-107 jack up rig will be arrive in Port Taranaki this week, now it has finished drilling off the coast of Taranaki.

Coastal walkway expansion not until 2026

Waitara's Coastal Walkway is at least 11 years away.

Waitara finally has a date for it's slice of the Coastal Walkway, and it's at least another 11 years away.

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