Taranaki dairy farmer Patrick Johnson sings karaoke in the milking shed, which has ...

The singing dairy farmer video

He's trying to spread a little joy by belting out tunes while covered in cow poo.

Racing lease in limbo

Taranaki Racing's lease of Pukekura Raceway, New Plymouth, has been in limbo for five years due to a legal technicality.

The public could get the final say on the future of Taranaki Racing's lease of New Plymouth's Pukekura Raceway.

Teaching can be heartbreaking stuff nation

Some of our kids walk through the school gates cold, hungry, and dirty - but we've found a way to help.

Rapist 'preacher'

Teina Toru met his victim through a religious social media site, then violently raped and abused her.

Convicted rapist jailed again

Jailed for rape 15 years ago, a Taranaki man is heading back to prison for another sex attack.

Call for Government-funded school gardeners

Uni students say vegetable gardens in all low decile schools could help solve child poverty.

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Seawall patched up with rocks

A digger and large truck have been adding rocks to the Coastal Walkway seawall after it was damaged when ex-Cyclone Gita ...

When ex-Cyclone Gita hit holes were left in the seawall. The holes are now being filled with new rocks.

Youth expo for Stratford

The expo will focus on educational and career pathways and personal development.

Tabby inspires lion

Amazing race event sold out


Jim Tucker: AI age gap

Engineered Arts prosthetic expert Mike Humphrey checks on Fred, a recently completed Mesmer robot. How long will it be ...

The world of AI is strictly for those under 30 at this stage, writes our columnist

Reasonable on the face of it

You're being watched. You just don't know it yet.

OPINION: If you're worried that you're losing your privacy, you're too late.

The long fight of feminism

When Hillary Clinton sat the Harvard Law School admissions test in 1968 she was told to go home and get married.

OPINION: The feminist movement is no longer needed - yeah right.

When AI bites back

Automating the census was a wonderful idea, says Jim Tucker, except for those who were automatically told they couldn't ...

OPINION: There is nothing dumber than a smart machine.


Call for Government-funded school gardeners

Dempster says the kids need to be given knowledge and skills not just hand outs.

Uni students say vegetable gardens in all low decile schools could help solve child poverty.

Watching a show - with your ears

TSB Showplace venue co-ordinator Megan Brown chats about the touch tour and audio description performance for visually ...

Those who are not able to see the show will have it described for them and go up on stage and touch the performers, costumes, instruments and props.

Living in God's house

In the 2013 census, 1,858,977 people identified with a Christian faith, down from 2,027,418 people in the 2006 census.

There is a growing trend in New Zealand of converting churches into houses, stores, and wedding venues.

Maths, medicine, and motherhood

The study follows 7000 children from before they were born until they're young adults.

Dr Susan Morton thinks maths is beautiful but she knows that some people would find that weird.

You shall go to the ball - in gumboots

Philip Mullan, Irene Mullan, Andy Whitehead, Oscar Napman, 2, Debi Whitehead, Andrew Pentelow, Snapper Young, and front ...

You shall go to the ball - and in gumboots, too.

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