In 1840 the ahikāroa (long burning fires) of native sovereignty were still burning in Taranaki.
Surfers desperately tried to revive their friend who drowned at a popular Taranaki beach.
Emergency services were called to the scene in Warea, but could not save the man.
Dutch tourist rescued by Air Force after spending two nights stranded on snow-covered Mt Taranaki.
New Plymouth locals have been treated to The Beatles' classics pouring from the rooftops down to the street.
Ahead of the Makos/ Bulls national semi-final rugby showdown a proud Tasman fan and a one-eyed Taranaki lad give their views on the outcome.
Baches will erode away if a seawall isn't built. But protecting nesting penguins gets priority.
Taranaki waves are calling some top New Zealand talent.
South Taranaki District Council can lay claim to being the country's most thrifty when it comes to social media advertising, spending just $11.39 on Facebook.
A clothing company started by three students has taken out the regional enterprise scheme awards.
A nurse was told to upskill during her annual leave but her boss later stopped paying her.
The Aotearoa Maori Surfing Titles is "about connecting families to their roots," contest director says.
"Para Kore means zero waste and that's our vision, it's a journey."
Two of the people charged in connection with last week's armed robbery of the Fitzroy TAB have appeared in court.
It may not be the diet for everyone, but after hitting 130kg Chris Tett decided to try the extreme 60-day juice diet, with surprising results.
No more dancing in the rain for this school, when its new hall is completed.
Police are called on 2000 times a day to respond to crimes. Getting an early result is at the forefront of every officer's mind.
Man who videoed girl in shower and asked another to send him naked photos won't have his name on child sex register.
Stratford's newbie councillors have been sworn in.
Mentally unwell at the time, a man set fire to his unit and "walked out of the house leaving it to burn."
Barbara Valintine's interior design finesse has flowed out the back door and into the garden.
A district plan may sound boring, but it underpins how a city will grow.
Taranaki driver who died after crashing off bridge only held a learner's licence was three times over the alcohol limit.
Would you catch a ferry from Whanganui to the South Island?
Taranaki's Garden Spectacular offers much more than gardens to enjoy this year.
Don't prostrate over your prostate.
Man arrested after four-week man hunt set to get first taste of freedom.
She took money for a cellphone she sold on Trade Me and never delivered.
Student swapped their pencils for utensils on Chef Day.
Ngaire Riley's husband was an "incredibly dynamic speaker", until he got Parkinson's disease.