8:07 PM A war hero who jeopardised his own personal safety to protect others has died aged 89.
Two people are in hospital after separate crashes involving power poles.
Zachary Wilmshurst-Reti will have to stay in jail ahead of his hearing in the Court of Appeal.
Rebekah Bell has saved around 20,000 items of food from being thrown in the trash and gave them to the hungry for free.
It will cost Taranaki ratepayers $25m less to truck waste to Marton than use a regional landfill.
Having changed the reputation of a tiny Taranaki rural school, one principal is now doing the same at her former high school.
Crowds of people gathered to enjoy the sunshine and a hot dog at The Egmont A&P show in Hāwera.
Next year sees the centennial of the founding of the New Plymouth Astronomical Society (NPAS).
OPINION: On whether we'd rush off to war again.
Waitara White Ribbon campaign riding to end men's violence towards women.
Meet the whenua (land) warrior.
Each fortnight Spotswood College and New Plymouth Boys' High School showcase the talents of food and nutrition students. This week, Spotswood College teacher Katy Roach offer healthy lifestyle tips and recipes.