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Library to close for facelift

The ground floor and level one of Puke Ariki library will be closed for three days while new carpet is laid.

The library will be closed for three days while new carpet is laid.

Sister cities exchange teachers

Highlands Intermediate teacher Avelyn Wills  and Mishima Kita Elementary School teacher Komura Ayaka.

New Plymouth children have been getting a taste of Asian culture thanks to a visit by Japanese teacher Ayaka Komura.  

Air Ambulance, Riding for Disabled benefit

Owen Williams and Christina Black from the Taranaki Air Ambulance Trust.

Mitre 10 MEGA New Plymouth Ladies Nights  are always a popular night out and a great way to raise money for charitable causes. Earlier this month it was turn of the Taranaki Air Ambulance Trust [TAAT) and New Plymouth Riding for the Disabled to benefit from the proceeds of the evening and both enjoyed a healthy return.

REVIEW: An Deise with special guest Roesy.

An Deise is a trio made of some of Ireland's top traditional musicians; Paddy Tutty, Derek Morrissey and Caoimhin O ...

Many musicians ask their listeners to sing along, but An Diese teaches them how to dance.

Race ready to roll like water over a Daffodil Duck's back

Ducks are set to race for a good cause.

Flightless ducks will take off for the Taranaki Cancer Society's Daffodil Duck Race.

South Taranaki Star

Weather saves whitebait

Joss Carter, caretaker at Kaupokonui Beach Camp, heads down to fish for dinner with her whitebait net.

Whitebait are elusive so far this season - or so we've been told.

Family 'blown away' by hero kids video

Sarah and Charlie Strand and Frikkie du Preez from Hawera Intermediate School are being hailed as heroes.

Their own racing hearts didn't stop three intermediate students from helping an elderly woman in distress.

Supporter ready with helpful remarks

Rugby columnist has tips for the Taranaki rugby team coach and selectors.

Sharky changes colours but not too much.

Celebrating Chinese culture

Patea Area School principal Nicola Ngarewa and the school's Mandarin Language Assistant Xiwen Hu.

They made dumplings, learnt kung fu, and more.

Soldiers asked to wear uniform to ball

Hawera hosting a grand ball to raise funds for returned soldiers.

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