Midweek

E-waste asks public to call

Natalie Kennaugh hopes to continue educating people in proper electronic waste disposal.

No more batteries, please.

Bird havens now deathtraps

A  cat has caught a titmouse for a supper to the kittens.

Cat curfew would save native birds.

Backs get chance in All Blacks

Taranaki's Waisake Naholo, playing for the Highlanders, runs the ball during the Super Rugby match between the ...

Historically, Taranaki's strength upfront.

Preston advocates for the Asian elephant

South Pacific Yoga teacher Peggy Preston strikes a pose.

Okato yoga teacher is now more passionate than ever about saving the wild Asian elephant.

Cycling popular at schools

BDO accountant Hayden Patene helps Inglewood Primary School pupil Sharna Ngapera lift the height of her bike's seat.

On May 30, at a session in Frankley School, the BDO Cyclist Skills Training reached the milestone of having reached 4000 pupils in the North Taranaki area.

Blankets for the elderly

Taking a closer look at the colourful blankets are, from left, Taranaki Red Cross Service Centre co-ordinator Jess ...

Meals On Wheels recipients will not only have their cockles warmed by vittles this winter, but by knitted blankets too.

Learn to work through anger

Counsellor Sylvia Huitson from Active Intentions is holding a workshop on anger management and family violence.

New Plymouth counsellor, Sylvia Huitson, wants to help address New Zealand's family violence problem.

Silent art auction at Red Cross

Holding Joseph Cameron's mirror are Red Cross Taranaki Service Centre co-ordinator Jess Burrows, left, and administrator ...

Red Cross New Plymouth is now running monthly silent auctions in the foyer of its Gill St service centre. 

Creating a lizard-friendly backyard

One of the gold-striped geckos found in a garden in New Plymouth.

They could be found in a flax bush, quickly darting away when people approach. They could be found in your garden sunning themselves on a rock.

Make woollen creations in Puke Ariki

Preparing for World Wide Knit In Public Day are, from left, Ann Goodsell, Jennifer Kipfer and Helene Goodsell.

All knitter-bugs are invited to celebrate World Wide Knit In Public Day.

Fans do Warriors proud

Only the Canberra Raiders' fans had anything to get excited about on Saturday night.

OPINION: Media pass provides new opportunity.

Stuffed kiwi in auction

Rose Whitaker from Hospice Taranaki with the kiwi.

Taxidermied kiwi will help Hospice Taranaki providing free palliative care to people in Taranaki

Drama club for kids

Drama club children go wild in the build up to their coming production A Night With Roald Dahl.

New Plymouth Imogen Woods wants to help children unleash their inner actor or actress. 

Find your own rhythm

Afinca drumming group member Daniel Williamson hammers out a beat.

People can learn to march to the beat of their own drum during the Performing Arts Collective's new workshops.

Exploration of the outdoors encouraged

Methanex lead instrument and electrical engineer Jeff Lowe and Taranaki Toy Library member Nathan Manning try out the ...

Taranaki Toy Library now has explorer kits for budding scientists.

New office for Grey Power

Grey Power New Plymouth vice-president Agnes Lehrke, left, with volunteer Eddy Testaferrata in their new Powderham ...

Grey Power has shifted operations to the Powderham Business Centre, opposite the Salvation Army entrance.

Youngsters show their talent

Jessica Hockey, from the NPGHS Irish group the Gaelic Girls, playing the cello in the 2015 Chamber Music Contest.

Stress is part of being a performer.

All eyes on New Plymouth as Warriors come to town

Blake Ayshford of the Warriors eludes Isaah Yeo of the Panthers during the NRL match, Warriors V Panthers at AMI ...

Saturday's league game is a must for Taranaki sports fans.

We all pay for the common good

Thousands of people enjoy New Plymouth's Coastal Walkway, whatever the season.

Paying our fair share makes us a community.

Junk Free June

MP Jonathan Young, New Zealand White Ferns team member Kate Broadmore, New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd, and musician ...

People are challenged to go junk free in June.

Open for arts trail

Artist Denise Newland is opening her Kings Building studio for the Taranaki Arts Trail.

Just above the main street in New Plymouth Denise Newland has settled in as an artist.

Fundraising fashion frenzy for women's refuge

Taranaki Women's Refuge events co-ordinator Sherryl Kiely Henning is looking for more donations of clothes for the ...

Taranaki Women's Refuge urges people to clean out their closets.

Beck shines light on cameraless photography

Taranaki artist Andrew Beck with his work Double Screen, commissioned for the Len Lye Centre's show Emanations: The Art ...

"I was really looking to make something that would compliment the architecture rather than compete with it."

Keeping e-waste out of the landfill

Natalie Kennaugh from the Taranaki Environment Centre demonstrates some items that could be dropped off at their e-waste ...

Taranaki Environment Centre has created a drop-off zone for those annoying, unwanted or broken small electronic items.

Peter took up running to catch thieves

Peter Sheaf with the medals he collected during a decade of marathon running.

New Plymouth 80-year-old, Peter Sheaf, just completed the Rotorua Half Marathon.

Cycle tour of playgrounds

Miro Amoore, 7, and her mother Janica cycled around 22 of New Plymouth's playgrounds.

Janica Amoore and her 7-year-old daughter, Miro, cycled around 22 of New Plymouth's playgrounds and found most of them deserted.

Fashion fundraiser at pop up shop

New Plymouth Dress For Success co-ordinator Lorraine Webber in the organisation's King's Building dressing room.

Picking up a fashionable bargain could help women feel their best during job interviews.

Knitters needed for charity project

Wool and Yarn Taranaki shop owner Shona Collinson with one of the knitted jerseys made for the Taranaki Women's Refuge ...

Wool and Yarn Taranaki shop is looking for knitters to help them with a community project, knitting jerseys for children in need.

Darts competitor heads to Australia

2015 New Zealand men's pairs champions in darts, Mark Cleaver, left, and Steve Gooch are part of the New Zealand team ...

Mark Cleaver is a plasterer by day, but in the evenings and at the weekends he's a darts pro.

Hospice Taranaki holds open day

Hospice Taranaki chief executive Kevin Nielson welcomes people to take a look around during open day on May 15.

There's more to Hospice Taranaki's services than meets the eye.

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