An out-of-the-box idea has helped New Plymouth Brass clinch a rare victory.
A Waitara mother is calling for buses to be fitted with seatbelts after her daughter was left with a gash to her head during a recent bus ride.
The rescue of a child from a toilet was one of the more unusual jobs that kept New Plymouth firefighters busy during the Easter holiday weekend.
Taranaki high school students may soon be able to choose Mandarin as part of their foreign language options in schools.
If whitebaiting was like flying, those fishing the stands would be sitting in first class.
Any move to impose additional taxes to fund local government should be decided by a community referendum, says New Plymouth District Mayor Andrew Judd.
Pippin the cat is desperately seeking a new home.
Shortly after the end of World War II, on a sunny afternoon, three families from Manaia made up a rugby team to play a one-off game against a Manaia XV.
Judge to consider Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified information to WikiLeaks.
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