He locked himself in his bedroom when police tried to arrest him for breaching a protection order.
A spring snow dump has Taranaki skiers excited about the prospect of one more run this season.
A worker at a Fonterra plant in Taranaki has been diagnosed with TB and other staff have been tested for the disease.
Five buildings - including the maternity ward - will stay open and occupied despite not meeting earthquake standards.
Man killed in Ruapehu crater lake put off love in anticipation of one day reaching world's highest peak.
When Ted Normanton found out he had dementia he went into denial, he says in a poem.
Auckland's perfect record survives as Taranaki's Stephen Perofeta misses kick to snatch dramatic victory.
Taranaki stalwarts honoured by Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ).
The Kiwi surfer got through in the last minute in her heat and then took silver in Japan.
When Kelly Ryan finished university he didn't like beer, now he's an award winning brewer.
The rider was taken to hospital by St John ambulance with moderate injuries.
Casual hook-ups through dating apps are making it harder to control the sexually-transmitted infection.
They've been denied consent to seabed mine off South Taranaki twice, but they're not giving up.
Councillors have voiced their discontent over the treatment of a historic aviation mural.
Bug control firms and fly screen installers are already busy, by summer the country could be infested, they say.
A custom-built shared workspace fit for any business has opened in Taranaki.
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.
As she started to make quilts for the homeless and struggling she forgot about her illness and later realised her health was improving.
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