Stratford District Council property assets manager Vicki Jagersma and chief executive Matt O'Mara check out the council's newly purchased farm on Flint Rd. .Photo: Catherine Groenestein/ FairfaxNZ
Hawera High School students fought for the chance to spend a night in the freezing cold without shelter.
Dr Joseph Towers has gone from being the top of his school to completing a doctorate.
Kids at a South Taranaki kura kaupapa learn sign language and Maori.
Knowing nods and appreciative chuckles from the audience accompanied author Robin Robilliard's talk about her life at Stratford District Library.
Thrills and spills are assured when riders take to the course for the 20th annual indoor BMX championships in Hawera this weekend.
Hawera's Egmont A&P Show will host some of the best woodchoppers at this year's event.
A weekend-long event is providing a unique opportunity to see inside private creative studio's.
The daring rescue of two boaties tipped out of their boat when it capsized off Patea Beach has resulted in another recognition award for South Taranaki Coastguard.
An avid sportswoman will be honoured when two netball teams take to the courts on Saturday May 24.
Roles were reversed at Stratford High School last week as students led a lesson for the teachers .
Ten students from Stratford, Hawera and Patea High Schools started work last week on the latest Build A Bach project.
A forum to get people talking about dying and death is being held in Stratford on May 20, as part of Hospice Awareness Week next week.
A Hawera schoolgirl's initiative raised $500 towards the Nepalese clean-up efforts, using outside-the-square thinking.
The curtain has closed on performances at Hawera's Memorial Theatre, with the building labelled earthquake prone.
A small and yet powerful painting has won first prize at the Lysaght Watt Trust Art Awards.
Hungry tummies are being satisfied with a big helping of community caring every school day.
There is more than a touch of Swiss to the hospitality at the Dawson Falls Lodge.
A support group for those dealing with the suicide of a loved one has been re-established in Hawera.
Stratford's main street is bustling with business, a far cry from a year ago.
Navigating the complicated teenage world and its landscape is the subject of a talk by a nationally recognised parenting guru.
A programme to help South Taranaki's young people has been extended by a year.
Two rolls of honour finally hang in Alton's Coronation Hall, commemorating the lives of South Taranaki community's soldiers.
A young Stratford girl's courage is inspiring people more than 50 years after her death.
When Alan Gooch was a young man working on his father's farm near Midhirst, a neighbour told him: ''A rolling stone gathers no moss."
More than 80 jobs are being created in Stratford and a similar number in New Plymouth by two new Countdown supermarkets.
Kymarnee and his twin brother Ricco were two of the 35 people who were immunised at Hawera's Ngati Ruanui Healthcare on Thursday March 23 as part of their annual Immunisation week promotion.
A Hawera girl has paid forward kindness after her dreams came true.
Five athletes will represent Hawera and New Zealand at a major international event early next month.
Students will use their athletic abilities to power a fundraising effort at Hawera High School this year.