Winter woolies for Waitara children

Red Cross Taranaki service centre co-ordinator Jess Burrows, left, and Knitter Natter member Nola Bailey, right, with the children of Waitara Central School's Room 2.

Waitara Central School pupils have been given winter warmers from the Red Cross.

Stormy night and day for Taranaki

More thunder and lightning is on its way in Taranaki.

More thunder and lightning is on its way.

Seminar highlights heart health

Heart Foundation heart health advocate Elaine Jamieson, left, with the Taylor family Kirsten holding daughter Charlotte with husband Kevin.

Before she gave birth to her daugher in 2012, Kristen Taylor had never heard of a condition called peripartum cardiomyopathy.

Two guys and a girl in the clink

New Plymouth Police arrested and charged three people with burglary on Tuesday.

Three young people have been arrested following a number of inner city burglaries in New Plymouth on Tuesday. 

Latest dairy price drop 'unexpected'

A screenshot from the GlobalDairyTrade auction website shows recent trends and the latest drop in dairy prices.

Prices continue their downward spiral in another weak GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Kids get the Fifa experience

Some of  the Nigerian U-20 footbal team visited the children's ward at the Taranaki Base Hospital and Kelechi Iheanacho, middle, shows some tricks to Kupa Butler, 4, left, with the help of Taiwo Awoniyi.

Members of the Nigeria Under 20 football team visited the children's ward at Taranaki Base Hospital.

Queries over search

A Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre guide helps searchers during last week's operation to find Phillip Pierson, 14, who became separated from his group and spent a night alone in freezing conditions on Egmont National Park.

Lingering questions about how a 14-year-old became lost in Egmont National Park need answers.

Time to listen, not to post

The New Plymouth District Council.

New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd has dished out a public scolding to his councillors and called on them to dob in their wayward peers.

Lye centre opponents lose steam

Critics of the Len Lye Centre have been quiet in submissions to the council's 2015-2025 Long Term Plan.

Long Term Plan submissions about Len Lye Centre have dropped from 1829 to 10.

Plenty of pigs

Waitara's Athyn Neil, 9, gets up close to some of the 61 boars weighed in at the Waitara District Services and Citizens Club's pig hunt.

There were plenty of pigs for hunters to set their sights on during an annual three day hunt held over the weekend.

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