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Crash partially blocks bridge

A car has crashed into a bridge in Stratford.

A car partly blocked State Highway 3 after crashing into a bridge in Taranaki.

Car brings down power

Powerco have identified the area and cause of a crash vs power pole incident in Waverley on Saturday afternoon.

Two hundred properties may be without power after a car crashed into a pole near Waverley on Saturday afternoon.

In the habit of wearing a habit

Duchesne Markham full of smiles at the start of her stint on the treadmill.

"Even just standing around in a habit is hot work."

Building renamed for Norgate

Family of Craig Norgate outside the newly-renamed building, from left, Faye, Dylan, Jane, Jordan and Alexandria Norgate.

"It's a large building, much like his personality really."

Leaked info protected

Information disclosed to education authorities won't be made available to Witt.

The ERA won't let Witt see information provided by a whistle-blower.

Family Court: Behind the scenes

Taranaki Family Court judge Lynne Harrison.

Stories of pain and heartbreak are all in a day's work at the Family Court in New Plymouth.

Signs give mixed message

Signs outside Norfolk School are amusing and a bit scary at the same time.

Who's going 100km here? The kids or the cars?

Review of road name rules

Stock Photo - The words Give and Take on two-way road signs to illustrate the hoice between sharing with others or ...

Have you ever dreamed of having a road named after you? Well, the rules on that could soon change.

Winter warmers for monkeys

Nephrite the Tamarin monkey braves the chilly Taranaki air outside his now heated den.

 A bit of artificial sunlight does wonders for animals used to warmer climates.

Women's Refuge

Billie Gilberd, Alex Carr and Janie Clarkson are collecting for the annual Women's Refuge Street Appeal.

Fifteen-year-olds Billie Gilberd, Janie Clarkson and Alex Carr will be standing outside of New World Merrilands and the Fitzroy shops on Friday.

Taranaki engineers sought after

Garry Northcott needs some workers to help build boats at his new workshop in New Plymouth.

"It's about not putting all your eggs in one basket."

Students hammer away for credits

Waitara High School students Ben Rolloff, Luke Hill, and Ben Williams are piecing together a playhouse for the 2016 ...

It's all about communication and team work.

Building consents on the rise

The New Plymouth District Council has been busy with building consents.

The building industry is continuing to boom in the New Plymouth district.

New industry wedding awards

Louise Campbell is eager to start planning for next year's Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards.

"It's a night to appreciate those who make someone else's day a special memory."

Big prune for alder trees

Alder trees in New Plymouth's have been causing problems for retailers for years.

The trees in New Plymouth's CBD are getting the chop - partially.

Spark having mobile issues

Spark mobile cutomers in New Plymouth may be having problems with their cell phones.

Spark is having issues with mobile phone services in New Plymouth.

Slip blocks road

A slip has partially blocked the Awakino Gorge.

A tree and a slip have partially blocked State Highway 3 in the Awakino gorge.

Fears for missing man

Police are trying to locate 26 year old Reilly Gardner. He has been missing from his New Plymouth Home since Monday.

Police are asking for sightings of New Plymouth 26-year-old Reilly Gardner.

Car hits fence after police chase

A car has crashed into a fence after a police chase.

A car has crashed into a fence after a brief police chase in New Plymouth on Thursday afternoon. 

Vickers to City officially open

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges officially opened the Vickers to City upgrade on Thursday, along with New Plymouth ...

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has officially opened the Vickers to City upgrade, which came with a $24m price tag.

Housing for the elderly on agenda

The New Plymouth District Council wants to know what you think about its proposed new housing for the elderly policy.

It's time to have your say about the housing for the elderly policy.

Camera to film life on reef

Wells engineering manager  Leith Robertson with the prototype  underwater camera he designed, which is going to be put ...

An underwater camera to film sea life on a reef off Patea has been especially designed to cope with Taranaki's harsh west coast conditions.

Highway to be improved

The Vickers to City roading upgrade has been completed. Now plans are afoot to improve parts of State Highway 3.

State Highway 3 between Bell Block and Waitara, and New Plymouth and Hawera, will be made safer.

Drunk driver fakes heart attack

Sergeant Pat Duffy said officers saw a man who claimed to have had a heart attack outside the hospital having a cigarette.

After almost hitting booze bus, driver told officers he had chest pains and breathing difficulties

Last orders for Mike's?

Mike's Organic Brewery owner Ron Trigg said the company's inability to pay an excise duty debt lead to it being put into ...

Taranaki's craft beer pioneer on shaky ground after entering voluntary liquidation.

Q&A with Hannah Dodd

For Hannah Dodd choosing a favourite musical is like trying to pick a favourite child.

She paints faces and she paints stages. Meet Hannah Dodd, the head of props for Sister Act.

New child health initiative

Sherrie Adlam holds her newborn son Jaxon Maxwell, 12 hours old, who will be one of the first babies registered on a ...

A new child health programme will ensure Taranaki children don't miss out on important health checks.

Farewell, friend

Judy Williamson saw Norfolk School grow during the 32-years she worked there.

She has plenty of stories to share.

Man guilty of brutal attack

A 28-year-old man will be sentenced in August for a violent attack on a Stratford woman.

Attacker's victim left with a litany of injuries including a broken eye socket, split lips and bruising.

New Plymouth gets more gold

Minister Jo Goodhew planted a tree in Pukekura Park with volunteers Chris Connolly, Heather Dodunski, Adrienne Tatham, ...

It's a popular tree for landscaping.

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