Alleged assault following hack

Daniel Shaun Clout is on trial at New Plymouth District Court for aggravated assault on police, resisting police and ...

He locked himself in his bedroom when police tried to arrest him for breaching a protection order.

Mt Taranaki gets snow dump

The Plateau car park on Mt Taranaki was covered in snow on Tuesday morning after a heavy dump overnight.

A spring snow dump has Taranaki skiers excited about the prospect of one more run this season.

TB case at Fonterra

The infected person works at Fonterra's Collingwood St operation in Eltham.

A worker at a Fonterra plant in Taranaki has been diagnosed with TB and other staff have been tested for the disease.

Hospital deemed earthquake prone

After being reviewed by three engineering firms, a number of buildings have been deemed earthquake prone at Taranaki ...

Five buildings - including the maternity ward - will stay open and occupied despite not meeting earthquake standards.

Dead climber's Everest dream video

Magesh Jagadeesan wanted to climb Mt Everest.

Man killed in Ruapehu crater lake put off love in anticipation of one day reaching world's highest peak.

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A poem to remember

The Alzheimers Taranaki Memory Walk went from the East End Reserve to Puke Ariki Landing in New Plymouth.

When Ted Normanton found out he had dementia he went into denial, he says in a poem.

Missed kick hands Auckland win video

Auckland held on grimly to beat Taranaki in New Plymouth.

Auckland's perfect record survives as Taranaki's Stephen Perofeta misses kick to snatch dramatic victory.

Taranaki's surf life saving awards

Fitzroy Surf Life Saving Club members won four awards at the NZ Surf Life Saving annual awards event on Saturday night, ...

Taranaki stalwarts honoured by Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ).

Hareb wins world silver

It's thumbs up from Paige Hareb at the ISA World Surfing Games in Japan.

The Kiwi surfer got through in the last minute in her heat and then took silver in Japan.

Beer tasting with 'Brew Jesus'

Kelly Ryan, head brewer at Fork, 'took over the taps' at New Plymouth's Ms White to show his home town what he's all about.

When Kelly Ryan finished university he didn't like beer, now he's an award winning brewer.

Motorcyclist crashes into power pole

A motorcylist suffered moderate injuries after crashing into a power pole in New Plymouth on Saturday.

The rider was taken to hospital by St John ambulance with moderate injuries.

The surge in syphilis video

A health worker says more needs to be done to deal with syphilis, but the DHB says they are taking it seriously.

Casual hook-ups through dating apps are making it harder to control the sexually-transmitted infection.

TTR decides to appeal

Trans Tasman Rescorses have decided to appeal the High Court decision that quashed their consent to mine up to 50 ...

They've been denied consent to seabed mine off South Taranaki twice, but they're not giving up.

Councillors not happy about mural

Don Driver, who died in December 2011, with the mural he created in 1966.

Councillors have voiced their discontent over the treatment of a historic aviation mural.

Preparing for a pest plague video

Ian Charlton is already getting calls about flies and it's only September.

Bug control firms and fly screen installers are already busy, by summer the country could be infested, they say.

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A place to grow and collaborate

Johnson Corner, a new shared workspace, has opened in New Plymouth by Adnan and Elle Belushi.

A custom-built shared workspace fit for any business has opened in Taranaki.

Rock looks ready to fall

The council says there's no cause for concern over a huge rock that juts out of a cliff face on beach with erosion issues.

Speedsters concern police

House fire 'suspicious' video


The healing power of doing things for others

Creating quilts for those who are struggling helped a sick Quaker forget about her illness and in time helped improve ...

As she started to make quilts for the homeless and struggling she forgot about her illness and later realised her health was improving.

Housing crisis all about land

It's time to get the land working for the people again, writes Andrew Bydder.

OPINION: Shortage isn't about houses, writes Hamilton architect, it's about councils and land.

Fines for farmers work

Taranaki farmers get hit hard with fines for polluting natural waterways. (File photo)

OPINION: The Taranaki Regional Council is tough on farmers who don't follow the rules - and that's a good thing.

Tolerance key to tourism

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Beach landscape in Abel Tasman National Park, South Island, New Zealand

South Island; abel; abel ...

OPINION: Tourists can be annoying. But they're also the backbone of our economy.

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