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Sometimes a second chance is all someone needs to start a new life.
A new Fitzroy store is leaving shoppers with a sweet taste in their mouths.
Taranaki looks to have scootered its way into creating an official new Guinness World Record.
Hundreds of voices heralded the arrival of Christmas at New Plymouth's annual TSB Bank Carols by Candlelight concert last night.
Poet's Bridge in New Plymouth's Pukekura Park has been closed due to vandalism.
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There's a little more bounce in Daryn Shaw's step these days
VW enthusiasts are gathering this weekend to share their love of the classic car
Eight Inglewood women have raised more than $26,000 for a friend with a rare disease
A Taranaki judge described domestic abuse as a blight on society
'He is going to leave a great legacy behind'
In Meldin Moos' eyes Nelson Mandela was a man who brought unity, peace, and hope
The crowds poured in for the Women's Refuge Deck the Rooms fundraiser.
Golf championships at Manaia called off near the last hole because of bad weather
22-year-old Tereina Lichtwark is one step closer to her dream of becoming a lawyer
Oil companies given five more exploration permits for the Taranaki coast
Surfing 'part of the fabric of Taranaki'
Taranaki's rich surfing culture will be on display at Puke Ariki
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Maori incorporation Parininihi ki Waitotara (PKW) has established two state-of-the-art calf-rearing facilities in Taranaki to reduce its exposure to the vagaries of the livestock market.
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The halls of the children's ward at Taranaki Base Hospital will be a bit brighter thanks to a sizeable donation.
Support from community humbling
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A project to light up the Taranaki Cathedral and create a safer public space is under way.
Georgie Pie is back
Georgie Pie is back and just as good as ever, say some fans.
Taranaki-King Country MP Shane Ardern will not seek re-election next year.
Vandals caught damaging New Plymouth's Pukekura Park will be prosecuted under a new regime.
'It has worked really well'
Taranaki foodbanks are creaking with goodies after another successful food drive on Monday evening.
Playing on rooftops across the country has spurred Taranaki musician Andre Manella to release his first solo album.
Over 100 run for KidsCan event
Santa swaps his sleigh for a pair of running shoes in the first Great KidsCan Santa Run
"We have a generous community."
Crews hit the streets of New Plymouth to collect food in the annual food drive
The controversial multi-million dollar Len Lye Centre is beginning to rise in New Plymouth.
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No tests for Yarrow Stadium despite the sell-out crowd for the France clash
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around New Plymouth.
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Ironsand mining won't greatly impact surf breaks in South Taranaki, company says.
It should have been a day of giving
A memorial motorcycle ride has been held to honour Kelly Reardon.
Christmas parade a success
Santa came to New Plymouth on Saturday and even the weather came to the party.
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A dodgy battery has been blamed after a parking sensor exploded underneath a car
A tonne of tomatoes have children in Waitara smiling again.
For years now Alan Seay has been preparing for this crescendo
This huge Oakura home has plenty of options for extended family or paying guests
Dick Tayler takes a look back on his time as a long distance runner
Grounds where horses and pet lambs once roamed now offer features ranging from steel sculptures to a weta 'hotel', and numerous nikau palms.
"Some people are even going out of their way to pick me up"
Rob Cope's hitch-hiking companion has proven to be the perfect icebreaker.
15-year-old in a serious condition with a broken back after being struck by a car
Two of Taranaki's top tattoo artists have come out in support of the national festival
Vandals have left dozens of budding young gardeners with a bitter taste in their mouths
Prominent Taranaki health representative says interference has made her job impossible
"Absolutely stoked" to win the car
A Taranaki man is preparing to race in a car he won for just $50
People sell some bizarre things on Trade Me. Now a kiwi expedition is up for grabs
'The timing is right now'
Brent Taylor is all revved up about the latest addition to the region's tattoo festival
An architect and a cut-price king rile up neighbours with controversial plans
Spring is in full swing at Stoney Oaks Wildlife Park and cute animals abound
Black Sticks striker set to get back in action at the Oceania Cup at Stratford
Five months ago Shirleen Ngawhare managed to walk for five minutes
Green prescription leads the way for 13.8kg weight loss.
Alarming number of drivers continue to flout the rules at intersections say police