The school, based on a model used in Bali, is being designed by the engineers behind U2's world tour stage.
A disease that kills dogs is rife in South Taranaki and already five or six dogs have been euthanised, vet warns.
Police spent an hour looking for a van after receiving reports of a teenager being dragged into it.
When Brandy Scott released her first novel, her mum was so proud she organised a launch event for it on Brandy's birthday.
Are New Plymouth residents giving up on recycling household waste?
A man from Southland came up to Taranaki to try a spot of fishing - he ended up with the biggest marlin catch of the week at 156.8 kilograms.
Three gas companies plead guilty to health and safety charges, fined more than $400,000.
Well-known Nelson pilot recovering at home after Tasman wildfire helicopter crash.
A report shows groundwater contamination on industrial sites in Taranaki is not harmful to health.
Leon's painting of helicopters fighting the Nelson bushfire took the nation by storm, and now it's taken Leon up in the air with the helicopter pilot who loved it so much he wanted to buy it.
A person has died after a serious crash involving a car and truck in the King Country.
Not many sportspeople manage to finish ahead of Richie McCaw. Two New Plymouth brothers did it.
OPINION: There is nothing quite so comfortable as a good, old-fashioned feeling of outrage.
Coolness is essential, and scooters didn't rate. Until now.
"I don't like tattoos on women" really irks me.
OPINION: Education Minister Chris Hipkins believes he has the plan to fix ailing polytechnics.
When my partner asked if I could get us review tickets to Marlon Williams who was performing in New Plymouth on my birthday, I was dubious.
The deck of a New Plymouth cafe was transformed into a stage on Saturday afternoon.
Some golf clubs do raffles to raise funds. A rural Taranaki golf club keeps sheep on its course to sell.
A community raffle raised nearly $10,000 for charity.
Stefan Hantel has never been to New Zealand but he's been dreaming about it for many years.