Water ankle deep
A massive cleanup operation was under way at the East East skating rink after high seas, heavy rain and blocked council drains flooded the area.
LATEST: Sailors in the single-handed trans-Tasman yacht race face a longer stay at Port Taranaki after adverse weather delayed today's start.
Lotto tickets sold in New Plymouth have scored the winners a sweet Easter treat.
A 16-year-old boy faces several charges after a police pursuit in a stolen car.
The Taranaki Rescue Helicopter has been grounded after a technical fault was found with its fuel sensors.
A chance to get a glimpse at some Okato art work is on offer this weekend.
Emergency services were called to a South Taranaki business on Friday night to attend to a small fire.
Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata on Friday.
Home's French Provincial design is part of a special lifestyle close to the city.
I n the 1870s and 80s, when British colonists arrived in South Taranaki to take up land for farms, they found that underneath the high-growing bracken fern were old, abandoned village sites ringed by ditches.
Third time lucky for Bob Wise as he takes another crack at the Solo Tasman Challenge.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
I was surprised, on reading the Taranaki Daily News on April 16, to see that it begins with a dramatic headline, ''Iwi sees red after district council says no to representation''.
OUT OF LEFT FIELD
Politics always starts to get a bit interesting when there's a whiff of scandal around.
A Manaia man charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on Monday has been remanded in custody by consent.
The entire asset sales programme, which included three electricity companies and a small stake in Air New Zealand, raised just under $4.7 billion in total.
All the world's a stage and students were merely players at the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival.
While Reini Gelder races across the Tasman, he'll be thinking of the sharks that populate the kilometres of deep blue waters beneath him.
BEAVEN DEWAR - © Fairfax NZ NewsSpotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.
The topsy-turvy nature of this year's premier rugby continued yesterday, leaving Inglewood as the only unbeaten team.
A New Plymouth house sold on Wednesday for the record price of $2.9m - only 24 hours after the record was last broken.
A Taranaki government employee released on bail facing firearms and drugs charges.
Downing trees and powerlines
Tropical storm Ita downed trees and powerlines and drowned the Taranaki region.
The man named as Taranaki's most wanted is again on the run.
It's one of NZ's most significant historical sites. So how did it turn into a dump?
All but one of the trophies had gone missing
Heavy rain and gales will not stop the 2014 ITL Solo Tasman Challenge from setting sail.
The cleanup continues as heavy rain and wind warnings for Taranaki have been lifted.
Large waves bash the coast
Port Taranaki is closed due to big seas swept in by the strong northerlies.
A challenge is being thrown out to young people in New Plymouth District.
Seven men appeared in the New Plymouth District Court on Thursday to plead guilty.
Drug users are playing a potentially fatal game of snorting mystery white powders.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
I'm starting to wonder how much damage John Sargent's column is doing what with his perpetuating myths around people on benefits and low incomes.
Watch that speedo over Easter because police will have little tolerance for speeding.
A murderer who was 14-years-old when she killed a truckie has been denied parole.
Close to 2000 Taranaki residents were without power this evening as strong winds and rain continue to batter the region.
A New Plymouth man in the habit of abusing hospital staff has been fined and told he should keep his temper under control.
A New Plymouth house price record set on Wednesday has already been broken
A Taranaki government employee has been released on bail facing firearms and drugs charges.
Taranaki game bird hunters are being assured of an eight week season.
New Plymouth's house price record set as home changes hands for $2.81 million.
Manaia man in custody after police investigate assault that left another man with terrible injuries.
Regional council set to go where district council won't and give iwi members votes.
Animated time travel film with a twist takes out the Taranaki 48 Hour Film Festival finals.
Heavy rains mean water bans have been lifted from around the New Plymouth area.
Woman convicted of manslaughter in 1998 has been jailed for shoplifting and carrying knives.
New Plymouth art thieves knew the piece's value - they took its price tag too.
An Inglewood family is keen to find out more about a silage silo built on their farm in 1931.
Councillors deliberately act contrary to local government law and spit in the face of iwi.
The house was sold to a local buyer
New Plymouth's house price sale record has been smashed, with a beachfront home changing hands for a whopping $2.81million.
Strong winds and heavy rains are expected to sweep through Taranaki overnight.
Water restrictions have been lifted in the New Plymouth District.
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