Chiefs run the Bulls ragged

Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie running the ball against the Bulls.

7:01 AM  Record-breaking win against the Bulls in Pretoria breathes new life into the Chiefs' Super Rugby season.

Son's quest for proof of death

After a drawn-out Coronial process, Dylan Blair is now struggling to access his father's savings, as they never found ...

His boat washed up without him five years ago, but his children still can't access his modest savings.

One dead in Taranaki crash

The morning of Saturday 23rd saw another fatal accident on Junction Road between Egmont Village and Inglewood. One ...

Six people injured in fatal two-vehicle smash south of New Plymouth on Saturday morning.

Unity trumps terror

People began to arrive in the Bowl around 6pm for the 7pm vigil.

Thousands of people gathered in a show of community strength against hate and division at New Plymouth's Bowl of Brooklands.

Becoming one in silence

Maree Ardern comforts here neighbour Humaira Shafia at the New Plymouth Islamic Centre on Friday.

Gentle sobs were the only sound to break the silence at New Plymouth's Islamic Centre.

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Investigation launched into racist cartoon

Fonterra's Kapuni site in South Taranaki used a racist cartoon in training material in 2018. (File Photo)

An infamous 2005 cartoon depicting Mohammed as a terrorist has turned up in a pest and pathogen handout.

What to know about vigils for Christchurch

Karen Angland, health and disability advocate, Maria Carcamo, Leo Kwon, Geetha Kutty of Migrant Connections Taranaki, ...

Here's what you need to know about Taranaki's events honouring the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

KiwiBuild takes another step

The land where the new KiwiBuild homes are to be built has been blessed by Reverend Albie Martin, with construction to ...

Work should get underway in the next two weeks on the 68 new KiwiBuild homes in New Plymouth's poorest suburb.

Free meat for neighbours' BBQ

Stratford residents Jono Erwood and Linda Buchanan prep' the BBQ for their Neighbours' Day celebrations.

Small-town locals are being offered thousands of dollars worth of meat to host late-Summer barbecues.

$60k Don Driver replica for New Plymouth Airport

Peter Barker presented a petition to the council on the Don Driver Mural at New Plymouth Airport.

The original artwork will likely go to the museum with a resin replica on display outside the new airport terminal.

More hotel beds for New Plymouth

King and Queen Hotel Suite general manager Daniel Fleming said growing number of independent travelers are visiting ...

Hotel operators in New Plymouth are eyeing up more accommodation developments as visitor numbers grow.

Visit the GP or talk over the phone

Under a new health care model doctors talk to patients over the phone, before an appointment is made, to see if they ...

A new health care model being rolled out in Taranaki will see patients talk to their GPs over the phone.

Man admits causing fatal crash

Thursday night fatal crash on SH3, near the Waiwhakaiho hill.

A young driver has admitted to killing his friend in a single-car crash which occurred in Taranaki late last year.

Celebrate our differences after Christchurch

A candlelight vigil was held in Bell Block, Taranaki, on Sunday in memory of the people killed in the Christchurch attacks.

A lot of questions are being raised in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack. 

Racism exists in all communities

Professor Paul Spoonley says racism exists in all New Zealand communities and copycat attacks can't be ruled out after ...

If you have any doubt racism exists in New Zealand all you need to do is look online, a leading professor says.

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Deciphering the escape room

Escape room lovers Kellie Garlick and Kirstin Seaver have started up their own New Plymouth escape room business.

Being trapped in a room and finding a way out is the newest form of fun in New Plymouth. 

Can you help us?

Do you know who these people are?

Fifty Years Ago today: March 23, 1969

Staying true to Ireland

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'Most grown-ups don't need guns'

The government is looking at gun laws and the ownership of semi-automatic rifles.

The Prime Minister is commended for sticking to her promise.

Celebrate our differences after Christchurch

A candlelight vigil was held in Bell Block, Taranaki, on Sunday in memory of the people killed in the Christchurch attacks.

A lot of questions are being raised in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack. 

A future of love and light

New Zealand has been shocked by the horror of the hate that fueled the killings of 50 people in Christchurch.

OPINION: Some things must never change. Some things need to change forever.

A grief for trust lost

Jamie Allen set up the Taranaki Retreat suicide prevention centre with his wife Suzy in 2018.

OPINION: Friday March 15 has been described in the media as "The end of our innocence." I understand the intent of this, but the phrase seems all wrong to me.

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More hotel beds for New Plymouth

King and Queen Hotel Suite general manager Daniel Fleming said growing number of independent travelers are visiting ...

Hotel operators in New Plymouth are eyeing up more accommodation developments as visitor numbers grow.

Celebrate our differences after Christchurch

A candlelight vigil was held in Bell Block, Taranaki, on Sunday in memory of the people killed in the Christchurch attacks.

A lot of questions are being raised in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack. 

Review: Proper Crunch Corn

Proper crunch popcorn is a healthy, tasty snack, dietitian Lisa Wynter says

This is a healthy choice for an on-the-go snack, which is high in fibre and low in salt and tastes sensational.

'No health benefits of multiple day fasts'

People fast, ditching food and only drinking water, for a number of reasons. But extended fasts can be bad for your ...

An overnight fast has health benefits but multiple day fasts can have negative impacts on your heath.

NZ's city of amazing free activities

The Festival of Lights even has a rainbow waterfall.

In this region, nine out of ten of the top-rated tourist attractions don't cost a cent.

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