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.

Coronation Ave's car sales trouble

Cars for sale along Coronation Ave are causing a nuisance for local residents.

Want to buy a car? This is right up your street.

Gas leak callout

Emergency services are at a gas leak in Eltham.

At least two people are being assessed by St John paramedics after a gas leak in Taranaki.

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.

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Burst tyre causes crash

A woman who crashed on her way home was found to have a breath alcohol level of  667mcg, a court heard. (File photo).

A burst tyre caused the crash, but a breath test showed she shouldn't have been driving.

Alleged indecent assault was 'passionate'

A man is on trial for indecently assaulting a teenage girl after a night out at a New Plymouth bar.

Car crashes into wall

Podjursky a title hopeful in V8s

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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.

Jim Tucker: Pill names land us in la la land

There's something unhelpful about the way drug companies label their products, writes Jim Tucker

OPINION: There's something unhelpful about the way drug companies label their products.

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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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