Women's Refuge

Billie Gilberd, Alex Carr and Janie Clarkson are collecting for the annual Women's Refuge Street Appeal.

Fifteen-year-olds Billie Gilberd, Janie Clarkson and Alex Carr will be standing outside of New World Merrilands and the Fitzroy shops on Friday.

Students hammer away for credits

Waitara High School students Ben Rolloff, Luke Hill, and Ben Williams are piecing together a playhouse for the 2016 ...

It's all about communication and team work.

New industry wedding awards

Louise Campbell is eager to start planning for next year's Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards.

"It's a night to appreciate those who make someone else's day a special memory."

Farewell, friend

Judy Williamson saw Norfolk School grow during the 32-years she worked there.

She has plenty of stories to share.

New Plymouth gets more gold

Minister Jo Goodhew planted a tree in Pukekura Park with volunteers Chris Connolly, Heather Dodunski, Adrienne Tatham, ...

It's a popular tree for landscaping.

Labels from the past

Alan Penfold said this German machine carries its weight by producing 7000 printed sheets an hour.

Don't forget to cross the "t" and dot the "i".

Hairdressers shape up to compete

Kellie-Ann Lester of Vie Salon has made the final cut for the 2016 Wella TrendVision competition in Australia.

"My inspiration was from a mink coat."

Review: NZSO

The NZSO performed in New Plymouth on Saturday night.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performed in New Plymouth on Saturday night.

Immediate benefits to upgrade

The  Vickers to city upgrade, including the new Waiwhakaiho bridge, has been a long time coming.

New Plymouth drivers have been very patient

Teenager speaks up about labels

Sacred Heart Girls' College student Kate Byrne will compete in the Young Speechmaker Nationals in Wellington.

Who knew good labels were bad labels?

Scooterists ask for awareness

Overgrown grass and bins block Jan Kelsen's way when she's on her mobility scooter.

It's not something you'd think was an issue.

Students nail down their skills

Balclutha's Angus Budd, 3, inspects the windows in last year's Dunedin Railway Station-themed playhouse built by the ...

Secondary school students nail down their skills in crafting playhouses.

Gardening class sows friendship

Christine Fitz Patrick, Lorraine Kelsen and Dot Oakes plant seeds of friendship after meeting in horticulture class at ...

A meat inspector, a journalist, and a banker walk into the yard - it sounds like a joke, but it's how these friends met.

Oil paintings on show

Rob Malin frames the focus on to Clara Lange's paintings at the Gallery Frame Shop for the month of July.

Artist from Hamilton comes to Taranaki.

Young chefs sharpen skills

Secondary school students had to show off their skills at the 2016 NZ Chefs National Salon.

Young chefs had to beat the heat and serve their skills.

Lacing up for the race

Sisters Hannah Bosson, 8, and Faith, 10, are chasing big goals for the Egmont Village Fun Run on June 26.

Their dad is obsessed with running.

Inspiration from instrumentals

Christian Sutherland (left) and Caleb Bond (right) are part of the Kummer Trio competing in this year's NZCT Chamber ...

Are you tuned in for this weekend's event?

Former councillor's submission puzzling

John McLeod at the New Plymouth District Council talking about the Maori wards.

John "Horse" McLeod wasted $80,000 of ratepayers' money.

Stretch out with the bros

Dave Ashworth, left, and Alex Rodger, right, are both yoga teachers. Rodger is the owner of Yoga Space.

Bro Tip #1334: yoga pants are like wonder bras.

Guild welcomes newcomers

From left, Lynne Whalley, Shuna Giles and Susan O'Sullivan are members of New Plymouth embroiderers guild.

Come one, come all.

Stay, Surf, Shape.

Bryan Smith, left, looks on as Jason "Dada" Lellmann, right, creates a board.

The ultimate surfer's dream.

Nursing focuses on "health smart"

WITT scholars: back, from left, Huia Brady, Roxanne McDonald, Patricia Sison,  Ieysha Rameka, Rose Eru. Front, Delina ...

Nurses learn about new roles.

First step is the biggest

"Elizabubble" and her mum are travelling to the US for surgery.

"Are there toilets in America?"

Stop while on top

Alison Pettit holds on to her travel receipts from the years of giving tours around New Zealand.

"You can't turn the clock back."

"Thank you, Taranaki"

Simon Oliver said Taranaki deserves this trophy.

Go on. Guess how much he raised.

Cappuccinos for charity

Alex Nash (left) received a coffee machine from Vicki Meijer (right).

A mobile coffee machine? Sounds great.

Rugby campaign offers vests

Alan Jackson and Grant Coward point towards positive support in rugby league.

Check yourself before you wreck yourself.

Dance to save children

Isabella Guerra participated in last year's Agape Dance Festival.

Put on your dancing shoes.

Marriage of convenience looks rocky from start

Labour and the Greens have announced an historic agreement in an effort to roll the Government at next year's election. ...

Divorce it the likely outcome of political marriage of convenience.

No more waiting games

The members of New Plymouth's Rotary North are raising money to buy a TRUS machine for the hospital.

Rotary clubs step in to save the day.

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