Close shave at busy city mall

Andrew Jordan, set to shave for a good cause.

New Plymouth man raises money for charity in his own way.

Strollers out to reduce cot death

Buggy walkers converge at Pukeariki Landing.

Buggy walkers converge on Pukeariki Landing. 

Simple but special festive food

Just add the roasted almonds to the potatoes and herbs and you have a real Christmas treat.

​A quick and easy potato salad and Indian inspired ice cream are great options for festive gatherings.

'New Horizons' for at-risk Taranaki youth

Tyrone Whitehead and Joel Faga, proud of their handy work

A boy's mentoring builds more than bridges.

Award catches basketball umpire off guard

Steve McKean (left) with Sport Taranaki's volunteer of the month, Tony Eldershaw.


Records ready to roll video

Chauncy Ardell searches for treasure at the record fair held in New Plymouth on Saturday.

Rockettes and Hi-Glow record gets another spin.

Rotary club members build retreat

Waitara Rotary club built this children's retreat.

Time, talent and tenacity - this is what it has taken for the members of the Rotary Club of Waitara to build the Children's Retreat (Wooden Playhouse) that they are raffling to raise funds, primarily for the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter.  

Sea is the way to go, says Chamber boss

Richard Williams

 Unreliable road access is costing Taranaki-based businesses a fortune.

Pianist's shyness leads to scholarship for young musicians

A talented but shy young musician lost her chance to become a concert pianist because of nerves.

Williams to show diversity of repertoire

Home-grown talent continues to enthrall local audiences.

Master hits milestone

Master Stephen Drummond oversees Maddison Gibbs showing Kay Kowalewski who is  boss.

After quarter of a century he is still going strong.

'Cut and Polished' rocks

Howard Tuffery holding the fort, and his stone sculpture, Headland, at the Cut & Polished exhibition.

Chiseled exhibition in hub of CBD is impressive.

Interest free Timebank?

The Brandstaetter family spreading the Timebank word at New Plymouths Farmer's Market.

The bank that gives no interest.

Blind lawn bowlers on a roll

Kath Monk standing by her bowling man David Monk at the National Lawn Bowling Championship.

Annual competition held to knock kitty out.

Migrants add much to host communities

Geetha Kutty, left, and Maria Carcamo at Migrant Connections Taranaki.

International Migrants Day is all about the contributions that migrants worldwide have made to their host countries.

Guides set to go in Taranaki

From left: Zara Julian 9, Lara Abraham 9, and Sophie Julian 7, geared up for guides at the AMP show.

Due to lack of interest, one girl guide unit has closed in the region and another is set to go.

No creative excuses, just art

Puke Ariki is once more asking for contributions from Taranaki artists for its Home Work exhibition.

Puke Ariki is singing out for new art from Taranaki artists.

Mini speedster on track

Lucas Robinson's cheeky grin says it all.

His sons are his goats. It doesn't mean quite what you think.

Collective Collaboration sublime

Bruce Malapit, Ben Bucksmith and Aston Potae in catwalk cowboy clothes.

Grandmas and grandpas all around Taranaki are lining up to see this.

It ain't easy being an MP

Whanganui MP Chester Borrows has been part of the Waitara lands bill hearing at Novotel Hotel in New Plymouth.

MP for Whanganui Chester Borrows outlines the thorny issues around the Waitara Lands Bill.

Fitzroy kids can-delight

Fitzroy Primary school kids amazing can-creation.

Fitzroy school kids ask what they CAN do to help.

Toys for grandparents'

Grandparent Christine Smith with Aiden Faraj as he checks out the toys at Taranaki Toy Library.

The Taranaki Toy Library let grandparents borrow toys.

Kiwi's Big OE into danger

Kiwi adventurer Jon Beardmore and his trusty mate Boris the 4X4.

A first time filmmaker from Taranaki set out show everyone Central Asia is not like people think.

Emerging performers due to erupt

From the front: Tessa Deacle, Aslan Phillips, Savanah Udi, Liz Deacle, Sonny Deacle, Kaya Spencer and Sammuel ...

These actors are all set to blow up just to tell you a story.

Sir Graeme's legacy continues to give

NPBHS Headmaster Paul Veric is rapt with plans for his school's hostel dining room.

A New Plymouth high school receives a generous donation to help bring buildings up to scratch.

Kiwi mum incites revolution

Claire Deeks will bring real food to the girls' night out in her hometown of New Plymouth.

A four week challenge to eat healthier, snowballed into something huge for Kiwi mum

A new kind of inner city living

Jens Stein and Barbara Hammonds, aspiring cohousers.

 A group of New Plymouth residents put the call out to purchase a plot of prime land for a cohousing project.

Out to Brunch wraps up year for jazz club

Out to Brunch/Jazz club

Notable musicians and teachers feature in final jazz club event for the year.

Memory of father inspires Witt student

Hazel Hopkins with one of her artworks that is in the Witt end-of-year exhibition.

Her work has the influence of Colin McCahon, but was inspired by the memory of her late father.

Enterprising kids impress at Trade Fair

William Southorn samples Coastal Taranaki Schools Trade Fair tasty treats.

Hot chips went like hot cakes at Coastal School's Trade Fair.

Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback