Seagar shares tales from nursing days

Cook extraordinaire Jo Seagar was on her first day on the job as a trainee nurse, when she underwent a life-changing experience: her elderly patient died.

Marfell School riding high

Marfell Community School can boast it is the first in Taranaki to have a cycle track.

T-shirts prove Tiger Town has it all

A lover of all things Tiger Town, Phil Gayton has designed a T-shirt depicting the tough waterside village where he grew up.

Living with a slow death

Man diagnosed with motor neurone disease advised to do everything he wanted to do before he got sick.

Suspect leaves a trail of art

Philip Jones, also known as Suspect, has left his mark on Central and South America.

Kidsafe celebrates 20

Kidsafe Taranaki Trust is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Hey dads, it's time to get involved

New Plymouth's Dave Owens is on a mission to get more fathers involved in their newborn baby's upbringing.

Discovery course helps Tailor turn his life around

Tailor Flay has just got back from a course that changed his life.

Spaces for teen parents


Stratford High School Teen Parent Unit Whaimana Ako wants more students from North Taranaki.

Heaven on earth


Six homes decked out for Christmas will open their doors to raise funds for St Pius X School.

Artisan coffee roaster has good oil


Wildcat Coffee won gold at a 2014 Huhtamaki New Zealand Coffee Awards.

School on hunt for book donations


St John Bosco School needs good quality secondhand books.

Kittens survive ordeal


Silver and Rosie may have had a tough start to life, now they've got a bright future.

Kids head to lake for spot of fishing


Excited exclamations from children and the whizzing of fishing line sailing through the air could be heard at Lake Rotomanu last week.

Some helmets not up to NZ standard


When it comes to safety, not every helmet is made equal.

Tutor earns volunteer award


Watching students achieve something they thought was impossible is something Dory Williams loves to see.

Pupils propagating rare plants


Moturoa School pupils celebrated Conservation Week with a display of their propagated plants.

Mountain of work


Four Department of Conservation employees have collectively clocked up more than 150 years working for the environment.

Knitters knock out the right knockers


Knit World New Plymouth wants people to help women suffering with breast cancer by knitting knockers.

Op-shop grows


Red Cross Fitzroy op-shop isn't just a second-hand clothing store.

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