A theatrical tale examining the contradictions of current India's mix of tradition and modernity is coming to the stage in Hawera.
"I think the kids are just knowing that it is open, when it is open and they're telling their friends and it is slowly building."
"There has been a lot of work gone into the planning and preparation, so it's fantastic to see that all coming to fruition"- Bizlink chairman Gary Brown.
Mother's death spurs Hawera woman into losing weight and getting fit and healthy.
Bogus health survey could open doors to thieves.
"When they actually come to us they're quite excited to learn because its not forced on them all day"- Jacqui Beare, Tawhiti School new entrant teacher.
The 2016 South Taranaki Community and the Youth to Work awards are open for nominations.
Nominations open on Friday July 12 for anyone interested in becoming a councillor, community board member or even Mayor.
At least five televisions have been stolen during a spate of burglaries in the last two weeks, Hawera Police area manager senior sergeant Kyle Davie said.
A long standing family business won South Taranaki's Top Shop award for 2016.
A nil increase in rates for the 1991-92 financial year was approved by the South Taranaki District Council, 25 years ago in Stars Past.
"It's another way of giving back to the community, sharing what is going on here and it is a completely different experience to coming out here during the day."
A tea set, a limited edition Mount Taranaki print and a christening pedestal are all going under the hammer at an upcoming auction.
OPINION: They say that achieving racial harmony can be compared to playing the piano.
Country competition brought to townies at eighth annual Taranaki Sheep Dog Trial championships in Hawera.
Anti-bullying camp aims to empower teen girls and steer them away from negative behaviour while creating positive support networks.
In this week's Stars Past the Overseas Club is credited with providing servicemen with quality tobacco.
Aotea Utanganui's newest exhibit "Across the Centreline" explores South Taranaki's history of transportation.
"Somebody's pinched something that was donated by charity which pisses you off," Denis Hurcomb, Hawera Foodbank garden overseer, said.
A South Taranaki satellite wharekura is challenging other secondary schools to join them at next year's Manu Korero speech competition.
"Kids should be able to play the different sports and make their minds up. It's great to see that this is what they're doing," said Graeme West, former league player.
Rachel Rae talks about her life changes in the fourth instalment of this new Taranaki Star series about a group of Hawera people taking responsibility for their own health.
It won't be a world record but it will change lives.
"This is such an exciting opportunity for crafters as the traders whose products they may never have seen before are bringing their products right to our town."
If you stand for nothing, you fall for anything.
Hawera business changing hands but staying within the family, Aaron McCallum takes over Paper Plus Hawera on Friday July 1.
Two years after a devastating crash, a Hawera man is back on top of the New Zealand Super Mini Challenge racing scene.
Mentors make life better for kids.
" It shouldn't be looked upon as a negative, it is a positive. This will allow us to grow and provide better for our community," Rochelle Steer said.