Midweek

Call fire engine valves at rural homes

Taranaki fire authorities want rural residents to consider putting fire appliance valves on their water tanks.

Soprano's thank you to fans

New Plymouth's soprano Bryony Williams will give a special one-off concert to thank her many Taranaki supporters and fans.

Anger over felled HNZ trees

A property owner is angry two massive trees on Housing New Zealand properties have been felled.

Toy library seeks books

Taranaki Toy Library is seeking donations for its secondhand book market for children.

Stretching out to help charities

Now people can stretch out for a good cause.

Group aims to unite artists

There's a new art group in Taranaki.

More light shed on model railway

Miniature tracks, structures and people are lit up after a major project at the New Plymouth Model Railway Club.

Help for pet refugees

Refugees at the North Taranaki SPCA are having a happy New Year.

Our community champion

Helen TeWake, more affectionately known as "Mumzie", is this year's Midweek Person of the Year.

Walkway new option

Instead of making a commute through the Northgate bottleneck, people from Bell Block can take the Coastal Walkway.

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.

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