Taranaki builder's licence terminated

Lauchlan James MacMillan has had his licence with Fowler Homes New Zealand terminated. He is facing a raft of drug ...

Home owners reassured builds will be completed despite builder's licence being terminated.

They bought a zoo - and so can you

Pouakai Zoo owners are selling the zoo after four years as owners.

 If you've ever wanted to buy a zoo, now is your chance.

Paige does it the hard way

Silver medalist Paige Hareb shows her joy during the medal presentation of the women's final during the ISA World ...

Paige Hareb has taken the long route, but has made it back on to World Surf League's championship tour.

Charges may follow in New Plymouth fatal

Jayden Baldwin, 21, was killed in a single-car crash in New Plymouth on Thursday night.

Police have named the man killed in a single-car crash in New Plymouth on Thursday night.

Money won't buy happiness video

Sam Stubbs, managing director of Simplicity, says the winner of the $12.5 million Powerball first division should avoid ...

Winner warned new found wealth won't solve problems and could attract the wrong type of friends.

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Armistice Day commemorated

Cadets of the city of New Plymouth cadet unit on duty around the cenotaph.

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month - one hundred years ago - the war ended. And Taranaki remembered the moment.

Searching for the lucky winner

Liquorland employee Aleisha Sadler says the winner of $12.5 million in Saturday night's Powerball draw could celebrate ...

A $12.5 million winning Powerball ticket has been sold in New Plymouth has created excitement on the streets.

Bring back Back Beach steps

Former Egmont National Park manager Herb Spannagl is one of many outraged by the council's decision not to replace the ...

The steps to Back Beach have gone. Long live the Back Beach steps.

NPBHS headmaster resigns

Departing NPBHS headmaster Paul Veric said he had no firm plans for the future

The headmaster of Taranaki's New Plymouth Boys' High School has resigned after four years in the job.

Man, 21, dies after crash

The crash was on SH3 between the intersections of Vickers Rd, at the bottom of the Waiwhakaiho hill, and Egmont Rd, at ...

A 21-year-old male has died after a single vehicle crash in New Plymouth on Thursday night. 

Fighting for a Kerb

Jackie Kenny and husband Steve have been waiting 10 years for an edge to their grass verge.

A New Plymouth couple may finally get the mountable kerb they've been asking for for a decade - but only if they pay for a driveway.

A fiery Friday night video

Though brought under control by 7pm on Friday, the fire continued to burn into the early hours of Saturday.

It was 5pm Friday night and everyone was knocking off work. Then disaster struck.

Arrests made after stabbing attempt

Police arrested the alleged offenders in Tariki nearly two hours after the incident.

The two parties involved in the incident were known to each other, police say.

Treatment or hospice

Taranaki couple Aly and Hayden Keeling moved to New York to find a treatment for their two-year-old son Corey's rare ...

When Aly and Hayden Keeling arrived in New York with hopes of finding a cure for their 2-year-old son's rare cancer, they found out his tumour had doubled in size. 

Banana shortage hits NZ

A Taranaki Countdown had no bananas on Tuesday evening. Similar scenes are being seen at supermarkets across the country.

A shipping delay has resulted in a nationwide banana shortage, leaving some shelves empty and others bare.

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Firearm arrests in Taranaki

There have been reports of a firearm in a South Taranaki town. (file photo)

5:04 PM  Two men have been charged after police responded to a firearm sighting.

Vandal hits Pātea library

4:48 PM  Excitement over a Taranaki library's $300,000 facelift has dimmed after it was broken into and vandalised.

Roger Hanson: Facts about climate change

Change of guard at beach camp

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Take a chance on us

Fat Freddy's Drop, pictured, and Six60 would do great at The Bowl.

OPINION: It's time for concert promoters to get on the Bowl bus.

Charity and boxing do not mix

Kain Parsons died after he was knocked out at a charity boxing event. It's time such events were consigned to history.

OPINION: The acceptability of charity boxing matches is a collective failure in judgement.

Cats and an author with real insight

Bestselling author Helen Brown was back home in Taranaki to launch her new book.

OPINION: Helen Brown is one of Taranaki's most successful literary progenies.

Me and my iBlankey

Mitchell says she uses her iPhone when she's feeling awkward and anxious in a social situation and for avoiding Green ...

The iPhone security blanket works in all social situations, writes Stephanie Mitchell.

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Roger Hanson: Facts about climate change

Nasa recently took this photo of a rectangular iceberg floating off the Antarctic ice shelf.

It's not going to be pleasant. What can we do to to stop it?

They bought a zoo - and so can you

Pouakai Zoo owners are selling the zoo after four years as owners.

 If you've ever wanted to buy a zoo, now is your chance.

Take a chance on us

Fat Freddy's Drop, pictured, and Six60 would do great at The Bowl.

OPINION: It's time for concert promoters to get on the Bowl bus.

Is exhibition illusion or real?

Chloe MdeWen, 11, and Sakinah McElderry, 11, fascinated by an exhibit at the Illusion exhibition at Puke Ariki

New exhibition will only be on show in New Plymouth.

Fifty years ago - November 10, 1968

A 1968 view of New Plymouth with Paritutu in background

The Taranaki Civilian Amputees' Association opened a new slot car track at New Plymouth

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