Taranaki vaccination events moving indoors after physical and verbal attacks video

Ngāti Ruanui had a pop up Covid testing and vaccination clinic in Stratford after there were confirmed cases in the ...

Vaccination events in Taranaki are being shifted indoors or abandoned as vaccinators come under physical and verbal attack from people opposed to the jab.

Marae makeover bringing Taranaki pa site back to former glory

White and Michalanney in front of Tama Tāne whare.

A multi-million dollar marae makeover is breathing new life into one of Taranaki's most celebrated pa sites.

Safety changes coming to SH3 between New Plymouth and Egmont Village

The proposed safety improvements between Egmont Village and New Plymouth.

Lorraine Meharry is encouraging people to stand up and be heard on proposed changes to State Highway 3 south of New Plymouth.

Taranaki moving to orange in traffic light system video

Te Waiti Mareikura is the Waitara gym he co-owns will lose large numbers of clients as they instigate the vaccine ...

Vaccine passports will be needed at the majority of Taranaki businesses from Friday as the region moves to orange in the new Covid-19 traffic light system.

Taranaki great-great grandmother hitting the big 103

New Plymouth's Betty Wilson is celebrating her 103rd birthday on Tuesday.

When Betty Wilson first flew around the world, it started with a trip to Sydney on a flying boat.

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Wireless broadband firm Primo named Taranaki's best business

Primo owner Matthew Harrison accepts the Supreme Award on Saturday night.

New Plymouth broadband provider and technology company Primo has been named Taranaki’s top business for 2021.

Choosing Youth MPs 'really, really hard'

Glen Bennett announced the youth MPs for New Plymouth - Bethanie Luke and Tom Tito-Green, both 16.

"You’re all fabulous, and you all brought different strengths, different values, different life experiences," Glen Bennett said when picking two out of the 10 hopefuls.

Bread, cheese, chocolate and fresh veges at pop-up

Derek Thirlwell was on his way to New Plymouth when he called in at the pop-up shop at Eltham on Saturday.

Derek Thirwell was on his way for his first visit to New Plymouth when he called into the Taste of Taranaki pop-up shop in Eltham on Saturday.

Person seriously injured in crash

Police attended a car crash in Fitzroy, New Plymouth, on Friday night. (File Photo)

A person was taken to hospital with serious injuries after their car rolled in New Plymouth on Friday night.

Māori vaccination effort goes door-to-door in Taranaki

Stephanie Kettle is checking in on Māori in Waitara as part of a Covid-19 recovery response.

Groups of rangatahi are going door-to-door in towns and suburbs with high Māori populations in Taranaki in an effort to boost flagging vaccination rates.

Power to X the future of renewable energy

Venture Taranaki chief executive Justine Gilliland spoke on Power to X at the Offshore Future Energy Forum in New Plymouth.

Venture Taranaki launched a future-focused concept paper, Power to X, on Thursday.

Couple linked to New Plymouth stabbing appear in court

Two people linked to a stabbing in New Plymouth have appeared in court.

The pair made applications for bail in New Plymouth District Court on Thursday afternoon, hours after handing themselves into police.

Taranaki on track to hit 90 per cent first vax target video

Taranaki vaccination boss Bevan Clayton-Smith said a number of factors came into play to push jab numbers up.

Taranaki is “inching closer” to reaching the 90 per cent first jab target, with the region’s vaccine boss predicting the goal will be scored early next week.

Another firm leaves New Plymouth mall following seismic review

Centre City was first opened in 1988 and is home to more than 50 shops.

A third business has shut its doors at New Plymouth's biggest shopping mall in the wake of the building being rated less than 20 per cent of new building standards.

Taranaki Cathedral project a reconciliation process

Damon Ritai of Ngāti Te Whiti, and Ruka say the cathedral was an integral part of the colonisation process.

A project that is building reconciliation between Māori and Pakeha in Taranaki means New Zealand’s oldest stone church will remain closed for a few more years.

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Foodbank collection time in Hāwera

December 6 is the day to put non-perishable food items out for Foodbank collectors in Hāwera.

Although some North Taranaki foodbanks are not holding their annual food drive this year, in Hāwera it’s all go on December 6.

Come on in, the water's 19.8C

Surfer Jarred Hancox put his thermometer knee-deep in the sea at Fitzroy on Sunday and it registered 19.8 degrees Celsius, which is warm for this time of year.

Tui Ora providing saliva testing for Covid

Wireless broadband firm Primo named Taranaki's best business

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Keep an eye on the past when planning the future

Huatoki Plaza is sure to delight any fan of concrete.

The Huatoki Plaza in New Plymouth is wonderful – but only if you are really, really, really into concrete in a big way.

The world has changed and the vaccinated are in the majority video

121121 News Photo. VANESSA LAURIE/STUFF GENERIC/ Stratford covid testing station, Covid-19, Covid testing, Taranaki. ...

If you’re not vaccinated you will likely get Covid either this year or next. Aside from a few exceptions, that will be personal choice.

The choice that Covid has lumped onto us all video

Leo Hutson awaits his Covid-19 test in Stratford on Friday.

Whether Delta is in Taranaki or not, it's time to get vaccinated.

'Time vandals grew up' - council property manager

The Te Rewa Rewa Bridge was sprayed painted in June, and some of the images were of graphic nature.

OPINION: We’re pretty well off for spending a penny. We have 54 public toilets across New Plymouth district and they’re well serviced, so you’re unlikely to get caught short.

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Herb, bean & sundried tomato salad

The base of this recipe is inspired by tabbouleh salad, using butter beans, instead of couscous, and with the addition ...

​​​​​​​The base of this recipe is inspired by tabbouleh salad, using butter beans instead of couscous and with the addition of salty sun-dried tomatoes.

Dolmades with lamb & mint

Sometimes I use quinoa in place of rice, other times I make them without mince and add chopped walnuts instead (about ¾ cup).

Sometimes I use quinoa in place of rice, other times I make them without mince and add chopped walnuts instead (about ¾ cup).

Rhubarb and strawberry almond cake

The astringent tartness of the rhubarb is perfectly complemented by the sweet perfume of strawberries in this ...

The astringent tartness of the rhubarb is perfectly complemented by the sweet perfume of strawberries in this moist-crumb, fruit-heavy cake.

A quick pickled-rhubarb salad video

The quick pickling brightens with pops of sweet from the raisins and tart from the rhubarb in this salad.

Take a step away from the traditional green, to this one of purple and reds – a vibrant late spring dish.

Comparing dark, dairy, white Whittaker's chocolate

Not all chocolate is created equal when it comes to nutrition. (file photo)

REVIEW: Chocolate, as humans we are wired to love it, but not all bars are created equal.

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