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'Double dipping' accusation on parking fees

Laurie Hall is upset the New Plymouth District Council gave one of his workers two parking tickets for the same offence.

Former traffic cop charged twice for the same parking offence by New Plymouth council.

A holier-than-thou production gallery

Members of The Operatic Society Robyn Tate, Angie Trigger and Carolyn Johnston are excited with the announcement of the 2016 production, Sister Act.

The New Plymouth Operatic Society has announced Sister Act as its 2016 production.

Tax fraud case wraps up

New Plymouth District Court.

A New Plymouth tax fraud case allegedly involving more than $1 million has reached its conclusion in court.

Maiden dividend for council's farms

Taranaki Investment Management Limited chief executive Mike Trousselot.

The multi million-dollar Tasmanian farms have paid out a maiden dividend.

New look trust still has community at heart

TSB Community Trust chief executive Maria Ramsay in new premises on Dawson St, New Plymouth.

After almost 30 years and $100m distributed, the TSB Community Trust has reached a coming of age.

Super sports year for St Jo's

St Joseph's School in New Plymouth has made the finals of all three inter-school winter sporting codes, rugby, netball, football.

631212042; St Joseph's School in New Plymouth has made the finals of all three inter-school winter sporting codes, rugby, netball, football. Photo: ANDY JACKSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Wild weather hits Taranaki

Chloe Swanson, 3, walked home from kindergarten in the rain on Tuesday.

Wild weather saw power cuts at more than 1600 Central Taranaki properties on Tuesday morning.

Buildwise Ltd to be struck off

Buildwise Ltd which was put into liquidation in 2009 could soon be removed from the companies register.

A Taranaki construction business is set to be struck off the companies register six years after it went into liquidation.

Patient told to toughen up

A Patea woman says she was told to toughen up by a care worker.

A Patea woman with mental health issues says she was told to toughen up by a care worker.

Bottle rockets fly high at fair

Corban Church, 12, with his steam car, which he raced at the Fonterra Taranaki Science and Technology Fair on Tuesday.

One bottle rocket went high in the air did a back flip and ended up making a deep dent in a car roof.

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