If it goes fast, makes a big noise and drifts sideways around corners it qualifies as a motor sport.
A little bit of engineering history was made recently and it almost passed unnoticed.
This weekend's Cycle Festival is a New Zealand first and melds together the various cycling disciplines. Lyn Humphreys spoke to organiser Peter Bennett.
Pest fish are destroying Taranaki's freshwater native fish and are being hunted down by the Department of Conservation.
The hunt for a new home in New Plymouth is proving a difficult task for Alzheimer's Taranaki.
Taranaki Air Patrol needs more volunteers to become eyes in the skies.
On the gate, a large sign warns people the laden fruit trees at Manukorihi Intermediate, Waitara, are sprayed with toxic chemicals.
Never run away from a police dog. Arm-waving, yelling and running away are sure-fire ways of getting clamped in maws of a working German shepherd, which can bite at 600 pounds per square inch.
Looking at art could benefit Taranaki CanTeen.
Can you help Beau, a three-month-old kitten, see clearly?
'I still didn't know I was having a heart attack'
Just weeks after tying the knot, Jacqui Holdt suffered a massive heart attack.
She's a registered nurse recognised across the outback for driving big rigs on TV. Now she's retiring to Taranaki.
Taranaki fire authorities want rural residents to consider putting fire appliance valves on their water tanks.
New Plymouth's soprano Bryony Williams will give a special one-off concert to thank her many Taranaki supporters and fans.
A property owner is angry two massive trees on Housing New Zealand properties have been felled.
Taranaki Toy Library is seeking donations for its secondhand book market for children.
Now people can stretch out for a good cause.
There's a new art group in Taranaki.
Miniature tracks, structures and people are lit up after a major project at the New Plymouth Model Railway Club.
Refugees at the North Taranaki SPCA are having a happy New Year.
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