Midweek

Desperately seeking new homes

A starving abandoned dog survived living wild on the banks of a Taranaki river for six months and even brought up two pups.

Pukeiti reaches new heights

The ambitious multi-million dollar modernisation of Pukeiti gardens is well under way and due to move into an extensive building phase in just two months.

Fundraiser will help beat bordeom

The boredom of cancer treatment in hospital inspired New Plymouth girl Gabby Devine to start a charity to help others battling the disease.

More hunting tales

A local man with yarns to tell about hunting in Taranaki's most rugged terrain has penned his second autobiography.

One lucky man, one top surgeon

Chris Haunton knew there was something seriously amiss when his debilitating headaches were becoming harder to live with.

Countdown to showtime

Morgan Davies has worked hard to organise this year's Christmas at the Bowl.

Toys galore to keep kids amused

Taranaki Toy Library has the solution to keeping grandchildren visitors occupied this Christmas.

Have faith in Adopt-a-Family

Families are again being asked to reach into their pockets and help out someone less fortunate this Christmas as the Salvation Army prepares for its annual "Adopt-a-Family" scheme.

Two friends off to King's College

Two of Hawera's future sporting greats have scholarships at one of the country's leading secondary schools.

Kitten nearly crushed by machines

Lucky Luna saved by staff

Staff save kitten from being killed by tonnes of machinery in rubbish pit.

Market booming

The increasingly popular Seaside Market has burst at the seams and is heading to the other side of New Plymouth to allow even more room for expansion.

Kids send sign to motorists

Kindy kids from Frankleigh Park Kindergarten can now call themselves professional signwriters.

Grave project unearths stories from past

New Plymouth's first JP, who was also a gambler, as well as soldiers and children are buried in the churchyard of Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary.

Small plots, big impact

Eighteen small but fertile garden plots were appraised this week when an annual competition began.

Seagar shares tales from nursing days

Cook extraordinaire Jo Seagar was on her first day on the job as a trainee nurse, when she underwent a life-changing experience: her elderly patient died.

Marfell School riding high

Marfell Community School can boast it is the first in Taranaki to have a cycle track.

T-shirts prove Tiger Town has it all

A lover of all things Tiger Town, Phil Gayton has designed a T-shirt depicting the tough waterside village where he grew up.

Living with a slow death

Man diagnosed with motor neurone disease advised to do everything he wanted to do before he got sick.

Suspect leaves a trail of art

Philip Jones, also known as Suspect, has left his mark on Central and South America.

Kidsafe celebrates 20

Kidsafe Taranaki Trust is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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