A lifestyle block, a beautiful home and views to die for - that is what the lucky buyer of 629 South Rd, Omata will enjoy.
While other young girls are stringing together loom bands, emerging musician Mercy Jones is threading through a Beethoven piece on a grand piano.
Motorists travelling north of New Plymouth city tomorrow should allow more time to get to their destinations.
Relatives yelled expletives when Steven John Selby was given 10 years in jail for the rape and sexual abuse of an intellectually disabled teenager.
Maths is easy as 1,2,3 for Spotswood College's young mathematicians.
A chance to see Taranaki school children shine on the kapahaka stage was on offer at a cultural festival held in Hawera yesterday.
Colby Wall has had his eyes set on joining the army since he was a child.
The number of candidates standing in Taranaki's four electorates has risen to 22.
Kura Denness enjoys a relatively low profile, but you're probably living with the consequences of her decisions.
''It was very traumatic.''
Eileen Thomas will never be able to thank Taranaki's firefighters enough for pulling her to safety from the burning balcony of her Ngamotu Rd home.
A 1600 square metre steel net will be anchored into a section of the Mangaotaki Bluffs above State Highway 3 near Pio Pio to prevent rock falls.
A 34-year-old woman died of meningococcal disease at Taranaki Hospital yesterday.
Grey Power's traditionally influential New Plymouth candidate debate largely avoided political sniping and served up a thoughtful but dry discussion of the burning issues.
Resident affected by the stench of millions of litres of rotting buttermilk now fears another community might be lumped with the putrid problem.
Changing security codes after an employee leaves should be standard practice for businesses, a Taranaki security specialist says.
A man with terminal cancer was brought to tears when 20 mustangs arrived on his doorstep.
A jury has found an oil worker not guilty of aiding Adam Morehu to burgle Mag and Tyre Direct.
It was love at fourth sight for Ernie and Shirley Wilmshurst.
Revelations of Taranaki's drug underworld suitable for an episode of TV's Breaking Bad unfolded in court yesterday.
Some Stratford liquor retailers are frustrated with proposed changes to alcohol trading hours.
Big Brother has helped bag a handful of fly-tippers as Taranaki's four councils begin to turn the screws on illegal dumping.
Sean Kelly dresses Klum
Heidi Klum wore a promising Taranaki designer's dress on the Emmy Award's red carpet this week.
Laurie Baker's willingness to battle rough seas and strong winds to save lives has been recognised.
Cops: "They are an important lead for us"
Taranaki police are hoping the public will help solve dozens of South Taranaki burglaries.
National have pledged extra funding for arthritis, back pain, cancer treatment and joint problems.
Review of police handling of "out of control" parties shows officers overstep the mark at times, but brings clarification of their powers.
PETRA FINER- TARANAKI STAR - TaranakiThe first time Ella Gavin heard the world, she turned her head towards the sound.
PETRA FINER- TARANAKI STAR - TaranakiEleven Taranaki artists will be travelling to Paris in November with about 150 works by local.
PETRA FINER PETRA.FINER@DAILYNEWS.CO.NZ - TaranakiAn octogenarian is breaking down barriers and paving new pathways.
Firearms and ammunition were stolen when a rural Okaiawa property was burgled in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A mystery adjudicator will this year be thrown into the mix at the Taranaki Daily News New Plymouth candidates' debate.
Stratford councillors have fully supported a policy to keep psychoactive substances out of their town.
A woman almost twice over the legal alcohol limit was fined for her second drink-driving conviction when she appeared in the Hawera District Court yesterday.
New sport taking off
Tractor pulling is taking off in Taranaki and organisers of the next event hope to pull a large crowd this weekend.
"It's wonderful raising our kids in a bus"
Ngahuia Murphy was instantly at home when she stepped on Taranaki soil to launch her book yesterday.
The main offender in a vicious street robbery has been jailed for seven years.
Adam Morehu was suicidal in the months before he was shot by police, a jury in the New Plymouth District Court was told yesterday.
Labour's David Shearer laughed yesterday when asked if he was glad he was not leading the party into the election.
A wartime plane crash maybe missing from local records but not from the memory of one Moturoa resident.
Vogeltown residents are shocked a sex offender has been released into their neighbourhood.
Luke Day tried his hand at a few odd jobs before he found his niche as an electrician.
The kayak that Scott Donaldson used in his failed trans-Tasman attempt in July has made landfall.
A Hawera man who grabbed his partner around the neck during an argument has been sentenced to community work.
The central region is due for a spell of warmer weather for the rest of the week.
A new Taranaki Maori archive research and training centre is set to become a base for Maori.
Round two of the battle over Tikorangi's speed limit is about to begin.
MICHELE ONG - Taranaki Daily NewsAn Oakura youth's photojournalistic efforts have won him a trip to Cyprus to boost his reporting skills.
Arthur Lester says he owes his life to those who cared for him after he was attacked by a seal on New Plymouth's foreshore.
A recidivist arsonist who burnt a house down after arguing with his girlfriend has been jailed for four years.
A Waitara man has told a jury of his life of heavy drug use and burglaries with his best mate.
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