Police cordon off house

A police scene guard is in place at a property on Ngamotu Rd, New Plymouth.

One person has been arrested after police raided a New Plymouth house on Tuesday.

Electric dump trucks coming to New Plymouth

Diesel rubbish trucks are set to be replaced on New Plymouth roads.

Electric trucks are coming to New Plymouth but one councillor is concerned about the price.

$50 million Yarrow Stadium repairs approved

Tararanki Rugby Union CEO Jeremy Parkinson, right, alongside Taranaki Bulls prop Chris Gawler, left, and TRFU commercial ...

Rugby supporters delighted with Yarrow Stadium decision, but smaller codes remain frustrated at lack of facilities.

$20,000 Topec equipment theft

Equipment was stolen from TOPEC sometime overnight on May 16.

 An estimated $20,000 worth of gear has been stolen from an outdoor education centre in Taranaki.

Power cuts action plan for Whangamomona

The Whangamomona Hotel is one of the many places forced to get a generator so it wasn't effected by the area's many ...

When the power goes out in New Zealand's only republic, getting basic needs fast isn't an option.

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Filling big brother's boots

Brothers Meli, left, and Kini Naholo, who both play for Clifton, are ready to step into older brother Waisake's boots.

After the RWC Waisake Naholo will head to Europe, but his younger brothers are ready to fill his boots.

Ex-police sergeant sentenced to home detention for sexual assaults

Ex-police officer Kimberlee Frederick Knight Vollmer pleaded guilty to three counts of indecent assault. He also pleaded ...

Former Taranaki police sergeant had suffered a major fall from grace, says judge.

Hospital staff abuse rising despite security boost

Inappropriate or aggressive treatment of Taranaki hospital staff by patients is on an upward trend. (File Photo)

Hospital staff still being subjected to high rates of verbal abuse, threats and violence.

Dangerous driver jailed for fatal crash

Charles Te Popoki Ngamotu was driving without a licence and and with THC and alcohol in his system in the early hours of ...

Driver was out in New Plymouth, despite probation conditions confining him to Wellington.

Tanker driver a 'lucky man'

The Pacific Fuel Haul driver has been described as lucky man by staff who visited him in hospital.

A tanker driver escaped with only bruises and "a few loose teeth" after his truck rolled in rural Taranaki.

Legless lizard's new home

A scheltopusik, also known as a European legless lizard, is now living at New Plymouth's Brooklands Zoo.

Marcella may look like a snake but she has two very tiny stubs of legs at the base of her tail and, unlike a snake, has eyelids and earholes.

Star marks Māori New Year

The lighting of the fire marks the beginning of the three day festival which celebrates the beginning of the Māori New ...

The rise of Puanga provides a time for people to come together in Taranaki.

Occupant injured after car rolls

Police attended a car crash near Otakeho, in South Taranaki  on Sunday night. (file photo)

One person was taken to hospital after a car rolled in South Taranaki on Sunday night.

Yarrow Stadium recommended repair cost cut to $50m

Regional councillors will vote on the future of Taranaki's Yarrow Stadium on Tuesday.

Yarrow Stadium could be repaired for $50m if only the essential upgrades are made.

Tanker rolls in rural Taranaki

Fire fighters work to free the injured driver of a tanker that crashed in Beaconsfield Rd,Midhurst

A tanker driver has been freed from his cab after a crash in rural Taranaki


Chair chosen by coin

Alan Jamieson has been elected the chairperson of the Taranaki Electricity Trust. (File photo)

17 min ago  The new chairperson of a Taranaki trust was chosen by the flip of a coin. 

Ideas aplenty from students

12:03 PM  Students from high schools around Taranaki are pitching their business ideas this week.

Four-car crash near fatal spot in Taranaki

Waitara plan change takes next step


Grace and love will unite our society

"The second great commandment, to love one another, calls for us to walk in mutual respect even when we hold differences."

It seems that anything that disturbs the world as we prefer it is "outrageous".

Just sufficient time to transit

Jim Tucker mulls over climate change and the Just Transition Summit.

OPINION: Jim Tucker reviews the Just Transition Summit.

No fear in getting older

I've lost touch with my youth at 28 and am gunning for retirement.

People talk about clinging to their youth, not me.

Future of community sport at stake

The chairman of Sport Taranaki, Gordon Brown, says the future of community sport is at stake.

OPINION: Make no mistake the future of community sport is at stake and time is running out.


Winter is coming

Carrot soup and scones.

When it gets colder soup and scones are great comfort foods.

Get me to the CBD

Wharehoka Wano said he hopes by 2050 that large trucks aren't an issue in the CBD.

More green spaces, more people calling it their home and fewer cars is the way forward for NP's CBD.

A2 milk a pricey alternative

So what is all the fuss about a2 milk?

Product review: A2 milk costs more than standard milk but what else is different?

Possibilities of probiotics and prebiotics

Fermented foods such as kimchi have naturally occuring probiotics.

It is well known rebalancing your gut bacteria with probiotics and prebiotics improves digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Woman of wine and song

Celine Filbee of Hāwera is a keen cook and preserver who owns more than 20 frying pans and seven barbeques, none of them ...

During harvest season, she is an early riser, up at 5.30am to boil up a batch of jam or chutney before her work day starts.

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