Car hits pole, power cut

The crash caused a power cut to 903 properties nearby.

10:55 AM  Power was cut to 903 properties in Waitara after the crash but it has since been restored.

Blade Thomson joins Scotland

Blade Thomson qualifies for Scotland through his grandfather.

Former Hurricane Blade Thomson has become the latest Kilted Kiwi.

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.

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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.

The art of healing

Artist Bonita Bigham working on a project for her masters degree in fine arts.

Weaving helped Bonita Bigham find her way back to herself.

Two die in Taranaki crash

Senior Sergeant Robbie O'Keefe, Taranaki's road policing manager, says early indications from Sunday night's fatal crash ...

Police are working to establish the identity of two men killed after a head-on crash in Taranaki.

Len Lye a hit with vandals

Earlier this month Hunter Macdonald snapped Len Lye's Water Whirler sculpture in Wellington while attempting gymnastic ...

Waving Wands could be Len Lye's most vandalised work. And that's saying something.

From industrial to desirable

A space to live, work and play could be the destiny for former Fonterra cool stores in New Plymouth.

It's unused and unloved, but a group of developers have big ideas for New Plymouth's port area.

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Trio splits Lotto $1m

Players in New Plymouth, Feilding and Hampden each won $333,333 in Lotto's First Division draw on Wednesday.

Play Lotto in New Plymouth, Feilding and Hampden? Check your tickets.

Burst tyre causes crash

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

Alleged indecent assault was 'passionate'

Car crashes into wall

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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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