Witt mourns loss of student

Shamuel BK was a Witt student from Nepal and one of two international students killed in the crash.

3 min ago  The two men killed in a crash in Taranaki on Sunday were both international students studying at different institutes.

Not guilty of indecent assaults

A New Plymouth District Court jury has found a man not guilty of four charges related to the indecent assault of a ...

3:23 PM  Jury clears accused of indecent assaults after sixty minutes of deliberations.

No bail for crash accused

Kevin Ronald Bishell has been denied electronic bail and is due back in court on November 22.

2:18 PM  Bid for electronically-monitored bail knocked back by judge.

Taranaki's latest golden girls video

The celebrations begin for the golden girls.

1:50 PM  Taranaki's latest medallists were buzzing after striking gold at the Youth Olympic Games.

Car hits pole, power cut

The crash caused a power cut to 903 properties nearby.

Power was cut to 903 properties in Waitara after the crash but it has since been restored.

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Living the garden room

Tristan Cave is taking a new angle on landscape design with Living Rooms in the Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival.

At his year's Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival people can step into Living Rooms. Virginia Winder meets the man behind the two-part landscape design project.

Driver keen to make amends

The southbound lane of Broadway was closed while emergency crews assisted the elderly victim and investigated the scene.

An elderly woman spent months in hospital after being hit by a car on a foggy morning.

Crash death driver's name released

The head-on crash resulting on two fatalities took place just South of Raleigh Street by Waitara.

A 23-year-old Indian man has been confirmed as one of the drivers who died in a head-on crash in Taranaki.

Teen alleges being lured for sex assault

Aaron Ross West is defending four charges, including two of indecent assault, in a trial by jury at New Plymouth ...

She wanted to party but it is alleged the teen was instead sexually assaulted.

What to do when dogs attack

Canine behaviourist Nick Wilson said New Plymouth has a serious issue with dog attacks.

A canine behaviousist has called out New Plymouth for having a serious dog attack issue.

Keeping New Plymouth's heart pumping

The District Plan, if approved, will help keep the CBD within the CBD rather than spreading towards the Valley ...

New Plymouth District councillors don't want to follow Hamilton's path.

Pāua poachers lose car

Ministry for Primary Industries fisheries officers inspect the haul of excess and undersized paua discovered near Okato ...

Four men were busted with 736 pāua, 703 of which were undersized. They only should have had 40 between them.

Upgrade needed now video

Contractors survey the scene of Sunday's double fatality crash for the New Zealand Transport Agency.

News of a double fatality on a killer stretch of Taranaki highway has renewed calls for safety upgrades to be fast tracked.

Fans urged to keep up support

It has been a nightmare first season for Taranaki Bulls head coach Willie Rickards.

The Taranaki Bulls lost eight out of 10 games. But don't give up on them yet.

Violent assault in cemetery

Matthew Fuller assaulted his girlfriend in a cemetery.

Woman thought she was going to die among headstones.

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App may help detect scabies

Hayden Laird is one of the founders of  skin cancer checking app Firstcheck.

1:46 PM  The app was first developed to help identify skin cancer. A doctor is now exploring its use for spotting scabies.

The genius of Emmy Noether

OPINION: Earlier this month physicist Alessandro Strumia said physics "was invented and built by men". How wrong he was.

Manaia School struck by vandals

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The genius of Emmy Noether

Emmy Noether was one of the world's most respected and creative mathematicians.

OPINION: Earlier this month physicist Alessandro Strumia said physics "was invented and built by men". How wrong he was.

Letting go of control

Michelle Robinson has never been busier since moving back to Taranaki.

Michelle Robinson misses the anonymity of living in a big city, but provincial life is full of perfect moments.

Devil in the hydrogen detail

New Plymouth District councillor Stacey Hitchcock is researching hydrogen fuel in Aberdeen, Scotland.

OPINION: Hydrogen a great step forward but the devil is in the detail.

Taranaki: Southern Hemisphere energy hub

New Plymouth district councillor Stacey Hitchcock.

​Imagine a future where Taranaki led the way as New Zealand builds a greener, low carbon future.

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Womad 2019 lineup announced video

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern praises Taranaki at the Womad launch in the Parliament building in Wellington ...

Womad returns for its 15th anniversary with some of New Zealand's biggest acts joining artists from around the globe in 2019.

Keeping New Plymouth's heart pumping

The District Plan, if approved, will help keep the CBD within the CBD rather than spreading towards the Valley ...

New Plymouth District councillors don't want to follow Hamilton's path.

Māori artists join forces

The pair have been long time friends and colleagues but it wasn't until this year they decided to do a project together.

Award-winning artists Rob Ruha and Ria Hall collaborate for a national tour.

Plenty to see in this Inglewood garden

Rose and Noel ponder a life of fast cars and fun in sport.

A love of cars – gutsy gleaming Mustangs – and a life of sport means retirement is a dirty word for a Taranaki couple.

Young Farmers heading to finals

Nick Brown, Jessie Waite and Matthew Herbert have been nominated for the New Zealand Young Farmers Excellence Awards.

Three Taranaki Young Farmers from the same club have been nominated for national awards

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