Midweek

Time that land war dead were remembered

The Dawn Service in New Plymouth, Anzac Day 2017.

Perhaps it is time we started remembering the wars at home as well as overseas.

Safety problems not as obvious as has been feared

Councillor decides to do his own investigation of intersection trouble spot.

Art gallery opens on Egmont St

Artists have new space to display and sell their works.

Horse trek raises cash for CanTeen Taranaki

Trekkers take a break at the Waitara River during the CanTeen Taranaki horse trek.

The first ever CanTeen Taranaki horse trek was a trailblazing event.

Bowlers help raise cash for Alzheimers Taranaki

Michael Bell rolled up to the fundraising tournament hosted by Waimea Bowling Club.

Taranaki bowlers rolled up in numbers to lend their support for a good cause.

Zumba with a twist

Kelly McHaffie, enjoying an afternoon of dance.

Children's zumba programme brings even the shyest of kids out of their shell.

Norm Hewitt reveals softer side to seniors

Norm Hewitt, proves to be as entertaining off the field as he was on it.

Rest home residents were putty in Norm Hewitt's hands during a tea party in New Plymouth.

Spotswood United RFC gets $10,000 worth of rugby boots

New Plymouth's Kelvin Giddy helped Spotswood United RFC players kick off the season in high spirits with free boots.

New Plymouth rugby club kicks off season on a high.

Working bee to make over Val Deakin Dance Theatre

Gaela Fitzgibbons and Sam Webber are happy in their work.

Working bee to give historic building a well needed spruce up.

Consider prophet not profit

Shoppers should plan not panic when stores close for one day.

Waitara teens fiercest on the water at national waka ama comp

Waitara High School J19 Waka Ama crew are back left to right: Kaya Rogers, Te Ata Barbarich-Love, Tahlia Rukuwai, and ...

Waitara High School all-girl waka ama crew paddle to victory in national event.

A grandmother's love, enough to move mountains for cerebral palsy

Rose Watemburg taking timeout to enjoy the company of her grandson Korbyn Green, 5.

Rose Watemburg's intrepid journey ahead to Everest Base Camp.

Hoop beats expectations

Caden Tearoa takes on Craig Toetoe under the hoop outside the Sport Taranaki building.

Basketball court has only one hoop but is used day and night.

NPDC flyers set to warn poor parkers

St John Bosco School juniors Bella Roubos, Daisy Youngman, Arabella Thomson, and Nolan McFadyen alongside principal Dee ...

New Plymouth drivers are being urged to 'do the right thing' when it comes to parking.

GP retires after 32 years of service to Taranaki

Dr Peter Catt, leaving his practice in New Plymouth after 32 years.

New Plymouth GP retires after more than three decades of caring for local folk.

Blokes help blokes with prostate cancer

Bryce Corbett, Justin Jones, do stretches upfront as Alan Chapman, Graeme Smith, and Patrick are still going strong at ...

A pioneering fitness programme designed for Taranaki men battling prostate cancer has exceeded expectations in more ways than one.

Woodcrafters turn to shine

Bruce Cowley working his magic on a piece of wood.

The Rotary Club of Waitara Inc is calling out for creative woodworkers for the Taranaki Woodcraft Festival.

Plea for drivers to stop at pedestrian crossings

Acting sergeant of road policing David Lee, leads the way for Jeremy Ogle and Liz Beck.

Too many drivers are failing to stop at pedestrian crossings in New Plymouth, particularly near schools.

Dual names and world premieres

Hokipera Ruakere cut the cake with eager spectators which celebrated both the dual-naming of Crop Swap Taranaki and ...

And it all came together with moneyless exchanges.

Quirky collectable, blown out of the water

German mine shrapnel, an antique matchbox and a newspaper clipping are one of the more quirky lots set to go under the ...

Shrapnel said to be from a World War One German naval mine, blown up on Oakura beach almost a century ago has resurfaced in New Plymouth.

Creative collusion captures Funky on video

Sonic Delusion's Andre Manella taking time to chill in the open air.

Taranaki's Funky cityscape stars in new music video.

Old picture tells a story that's priceless

Geoff Naumann helped Puke Ariki uncover the story behind the old photo.

Story behind old photograph revealed.

Volunteers help make Relay for Life memorable

Tree of remembrance looked amazing all lit up for the Relay of Life Dusk ceremonies.

Volunteers help make Relay for Life Taranaki 2017, one to remember.

Musical theatre bug contagious

Jenny Bennett has been awarded life membership of the New Plymouth Operatic Society.

Singing, acting and musical theatre are in the Bennett genes.

Students want porn education

Maree Crabbe comes from Victoria, Australia. 
talked to New Plymouth's Safe Families Trust about the impact of ...

OPINION: Easily accessed pornography provides a disturbing role model for our young.

Volunteers need more migrants

The new intake of adult students for the ESOL tutor training course.

Migrants in Taranaki are set to benefit from English language free in-home service.

Cute cat's crate journey

Bear the brave little kitten who stowed in a delivery crate from Auckland to New Plymouth.

Bear, the poor little kitten had no mittens, but had a truckload of other clothes.

Mowing in the mud

The annual Lepperton School gala with lawn mower racing.  Former speedway champion Dave Coxhead is still smiling after a ...

Petrol fumes and mud-slinging were the order of the day.

Search and Rescue tested

Coastguard and police during a mock helicopter crash training exercise.  L to R Wade Callander (police) and Peter ...

A fake helicopter crash saw emergency services pull together to train in case it happens for real.

Young leaders say music and dance the way of the future

Teenagers Jeeza Vivian, Eleanor Grieve, and Keelin Aspeling, excited to be taking their tribal beat to the regions young ...

A new youth leaders group, with a cultural arts focus, are doing good work in New Plymouth.

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