Fonterra has pleaded not guilty to dumping of millions of litres of milk byproduct.
Stewart Murray Wilson, the 'Beast of Blenheim', remains in jail until at least December 12.
PETRA FINER- TARANAKI STAR - TaranakiThe desire to help others retain their freedom has spurred one Hawera woman to do something for herself.
PETRA FINER- TARANAKI STAR - TaranakiThere's a lot of activity at Patea's public ablution block.
A flurry of activity on Hawera's Victoria St signals the construction of a new pharmacy for the town.
Robbery and extortion have doubled in the Taranaki region in the past year, according to figures released yesterday.
A Hawera man has been charged over the death of jogger DeAnne Cooper earlier this year.
The oil and gas sector needs to improve the way it communicates to help put an end to its negative image, industry bosses say.
From 'fat chance' to New York
Taranaki personal trainer Fiona Ross is among the best in the world.
Isaac Kettle won his heat with a score combined two-wave heat total of 14.23 out of a possible 20.00 at the National Scholastic Surfing Championships at Back Beach.
Two Kiwis haul an elderly man from a car seconds before it exploded.
Taranaki's gas-guzzling Americarna festival has finally been handed to a charitable trust but founder John Rae will cover any losses the 2015 event incurs.
A tale of violent retribution and divided family loyalties played out in the New Plymouth District Court yesterday.
"I don't feel old."
Firefighter Ian Drewery didn't want his story in the paper.
Departing for the capital
Rose Sawaya-Baxter is ready for new challenges after seven years in charge at New Plymouth's Sacred Heart Girls' College.
Police have charged a Hawera man following the death of jogger Deanne Cooper in May.
Taranaki men in US save man from burning car before it explodes.
Seven protesters burst into the New Zealand Petroleum Summit this morning.
A group of teenage girls, including a 12-year-old, have been caught after a daylight burglary of a Patea home on Monday.
The quick actions of a Taranaki rugby player has helped stop two late-night vandals in their tracks.
A recidivist drink driver caught three times over the legal limit has been jailed.
A random act of kindness between strangers will help a 6-year-old reclaim his school holidays after a roaming dog killed his pet goat.
Flips and jumps as duo prepare for performance
Cameron Barnes and Gregory Murray gave life the big flip-off at New Plymouth's Ngamotu Beach yesterday.
Taranaki's run of rugby success could throw a spanner in the works of this month's Taranaki Herald reunion.
Taranaki school leavers wanting to study for an applied management degree may not have to look any further than their own backyard.
An elderly man who fell ill in a New Plymouth cafe was forced to wait 45 minutes for an ambulance.
Blyde descendants tour legacy
As a kid Pukearuhe dairy farmer Robert Blyde managed only one or two visits to the Taranaki wharf that bears his family's name.
Never mind the mouse plague, the trout are set to be monstrous this season.
Cricket snub for Pukekura Park
Taranaki's Pukekura Park has been snubbed as a venue for this summer's domestic cricket competition.
Mrs Brown, played by Morris West, will be at the Karaoke Takes to the Stage event.
Lizzie the dog is such a character, she's the subject of a new children's book.
A motorcyclist could have easily died in a late night hit and run in Whanganui, police say.
Trans-Tasman kayaker Scott Donaldson thanked the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust supporters and crew at a special morning tea yesterday.
A six-year-old boy watched in horror as a roaming dog killed his new pet goat on the weekend.
A historic lava rock fell foul of a car after the vehicle spun into it yesterday afternoon.
The senior citizen group trying to force a binding referendum on New Plymouth's Maori ward aspirations aims to have the 2749 signatures it needs by Christmas.
A leading Taranaki mental health organisation's future is looking grim after it suffered a major cut to its budget.
A group of Taranaki's youths are paving their way in the future of robotics after winning an international championship.
Race to replace John McLeod has definite starter and several high-profile 2013 candidates lining up.
A New Plymouth teen came clean with police over the weekend about his involvement in the attempted armed robbery of an Opunake dairy.
Teen charged with arson after fire at Inglewood swimming pool that caused $100,000 in damage.
Falling dairy prices and rising interest rates are knocking confidence in some regions.
Microbiologist believes she may have the explanation for glowing dog tucker.
Ever wanted to talk like a pirate with other pirate lovers? Apparently there's a festival for that.
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd is urging his councillors to resign now if they have any serious doubts about their job.
Taranaki residents are the first in the country to be offered internet speeds of one gigabit a second.
A Westown butcher has won silver for his traditional cured middle bacon.
The quickest jack russell of the bunch at Pukekura Raceway on Saturday was aptly named Bolt.
Guinea pigs, puppies, cats and even a lamb made Taranaki Cathedral their home for the annual St Francis blessing of the animals.
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