Taranaki Girls' Under 17 Basketball Team coach Shay Haira and the tournament's Most Valuable Player, Caitlin O'Connell, ...

Basketball girls make history

A Taranaki girls' basketball team has brought two awards back to the region they have never been won before.

Boy drives drunk dad

The man has pleaded guilty at New Plymouth District Court to a charge of ill treatment/neglect of a person aged under 18 ...

The father told police it wasn't the first time the boy, 10, had been his sober driver.

On a 'one way trip to hell'

In the grip of a meth addiction, a man threatened his partner with a machete, stole a ute and other property and dealt the drug.

Hockey player representing NZ

When she was at school Jude Sewell-Monod didn't want to be a Black Stick, but she's making up for it now.

Fugitive hiding in Taranaki

He skipped bail and now Rambo Barton could be hiding out in Taranaki.

Alleged police dog biter in court

His court date was adjourned a week so he could have surgery and when he did appear he was bandaged up.

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Sewing bee to be plastic free

Lauree Jones, the force behind the Boomerang Bags in Taranaki.

2000 bags on, Boomerang Bags are holding another sewing bee to create more reusable bags.

Victim's son awarded thousands by court

A woman who admitted the manslaughter of her husband must pay his son more than $30k from his estate.

Assaults alleged at holiday park

'Dukes of Waitara' sentenced


The stupidity of humans

Jellyfish don't have a brain but they seem to manage just fine.

OPINION: Jellyfish and things you wish you'd said.

An amazing road through history

The-then Whangamomona County Council saw the need to gradually upgrade the Whanga road

Does road need upgrading?

Assessing hydrogen fuel's future

CEO of Hiringa Energy Ltd Andrew Clennett. The company as given $950,000 to develop "zero-emission hydrogen transport fuel".

OPINION: There are a number of ways to produce hydrogen fuel, not all of them are environmentally friendly.

A combined energy future

A combination of approaches to energy generation should be sufficient to avoid the construction of more gas peaker ...

OPINION: Transitioning away from fossil fuels will require a combination of energy generation methods.

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