The rural home was ablaze when fire crews arrived.
Are you as well read as these 12 year olds? Take our quiz.
Taranaki BMX Club named Club of the Year at the Cycling NZ awards
"Residents are advised to boil all water used for drinking, brushing teeth or for food preparation until further notice."
Quit smoking programme a success for McKechnie employees.
One of the country's oldest swimming events is in jeopardy of being cancelled.
Thousands of elderly New Zealanders live in fear of family and caregivers.
"People who point out what's going wrong get crucified."
OPINION: The trick to beating a cold - and worse.
Two tight games and two blowouts.
Forget fight clubs. It's prison book clubs which are getting inmates passionate about life again.
Small rural town hosts Steampunk Taranaki Teapot Racing Championships.
The Taranaki Mountain Airs shoot 65 per cent from deep to break 10-game winless streak.
A Taranaki golfer has been crowned the NZ Long Drive Golf champion after winning at Clearwater Golf Resort this afternoon.
Waikato Wizards get the win over a slow starting Taranaki Thunder.
Trentham luck for Gypsy Fair and Chan.
Taranaki's first wind farm was first proposed for Waverley 10 years ago.
They won last year and now the Suburban Goons have done it again.
To be in community we need to sacrifice some measure of individual right and freedom.
Hairdressing councillor Graham Kelly spilled the secrets of his council to customers in his salon chair.
Blues and Chiefs can't be separated after 80 minutes at Eden Park.
The Terror goes out on top.
A sheep-shape conveyor saves ewe time and stress.
The Taranaki Thunder are looking forward to a better level of competition this weekend.
Vandals caused thousands of dollars worth of damage and left a huge swastika in a primary school's playing field.
The Taranaki Mountain Airs plan to come out fighting this weekend.
To sell this rural hall, permission was needed from the original trustees - who have long been dead.
The liquidation saga of Sentry Hill Winery is heading to trial.
Team Taranaki need to find some goals.
Not many people work in one job for 40 years, but both of these sisters have and they have some advice to share.