Music and good food, rather than politics, were centrestage during Pae Pae in the Park at Patea to celebrate Waitangi Day.
In wet conditions, a man lost control of his motorbike and died of his injuries.
Even if lifeguards aren't on duty, key community members in Oakura will now be able to access medical facilities.
She couldn't have a cafe so Jasmine Timu is opening a cheese chop.
A helicopter was called in to dampen down flare-ups after a fire on Paritutu rock on Friday night.
Police say they are treating a fire that engulfed landmark Paritutu rock as suspicious.
Mokau's museum has had a serious makeover - but not everybody likes it.
Police and the fire service's Hazardous Materials Team are investigating a blue substance spill at Bell Block.
Are duck eggs the next super-food? Dawn and Glen Bendall think so.
New Plymouth was named sunniest spot in NZ over January, while South Taranaki was one of few areas to get less rain than predicted.
When Phyllis Robertson's husband Ray died in 2013 she became lonely and isolated from other people.
They may have turned up at a golf club, but golf took a back seat for those who turned out for the Mellowpuff Foundations 10th fundraiser.
Murray Heal has a year to grow his beard back or Christmas won't have its Santa.
The Raroa is getting a $60 million make over to "future proof" it for 10 years.
Taranaki's regional dump is in trouble for making a stink.
Genuine no cost education available at two South Taranaki schools.
Heard of the Berlin Wall? Well now there's the Inglewood fence.
On the eve of Waitangi Day, a journey of silent contemplation outlined New Zealand's healing process was far from done.
A man ordered to pay the TSB Bank nearly $23,000 in loan arrears has been denied the chance to appeal the judgement in the Supreme Court.
Cyclists breaking down barriers and building up charities with annual cross-country ride.
Hawera's Jordan brothers are battling for top dog status in competitive motocross circuits.
Joshua Makea and Cindy Leong created a bit of history when they were presented with their Certificate in Trade Skills from WITT last month.
Darrell Pearce urges people to look after their hearts.
New Plymouth police are investigating an assault that saw three men beaten up by a group of people on New Year's Eve.
If you're looking for a fan to help you get through a muggy February, you're fresh out of luck.
"The real victims of your offending are the taxpayers of New Zealand and also other beneficiaries who receive their benefits properly."
Taranaki's unemployment rates are the lowest they have been in four years.
The found red-eared slider turtle has made his way home.
Dwindling juvenile fish numbers have sparked moves to protect their habitats.
Former Kaponga student Linsey Higgins is following in Andrew Little's footsteps.