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Five generations celebrate matriarch's 100th birthday

Doris Dixon with two of her sons two days before her 100th birthday.

Spirited great-great-grandmother a true matriarch.

Underworld advocates have plenty to celebrate

NZ dotterel, an endangered shorebirds spotted along the coast.

Nga Motu Marine Reserve Society celebrate 20 years of protecting Taranaki marine ecosystems above and below the water.

Botanical park inspires rap song

Central School kids who put together a petition as part of their Pukekura Park focused study, Ryan Marshall and Stan Lord.

World famous New Plymouth park inspires a rap song composed by students from Central School.

Doing the dirtiest work

After Disaster owner James Nunes-Vaz has never ever turned down a cleaning  job.

After the police and fire brigade have done their jobs at an emergency scene, the clean-up begins.

DHB campaign urging people to save ED for emergencies

Emergency, A&E, Taranaki Base Hospital.

Campaign acts as a reminder to people that ED is for serious and life-threatening illness or injury.

South Taranaki Star

Gallipoli survivor is dangerously wounded in France

25 years ago Yarrows of Manaia hit the big time with croissants, bread rolls and biscuits to be served at Expo in Seville.

Hawera soldier dangerously wounded after returning to the front.

Online remedy for health crisis

Digital health deputy Janine Maruera photographs Makaiah Nui's tummy as she is held by cousin Tesha Whakatutu,  during ...

A combination of local gumption and modern technology is bringing health care to a town with no doctor.

Skating trial an icy success

The children of Waitotara Primary School enjoyed their time skating, and falling on their bottoms, in the artificial ice ...

More than 3000 ice skated at the Hub this year

Kids cafe to carry on

Rochelle Steer opened a kids cafe for the two weeks of the school holidays offering free food to children.

Less than 20 children took up the offer of free food over the holidays.

Family reunion for fallen uncle

Henry Steffert (left) and Neville Steffert (right) pictured before they went to war. Only Henry returned.

One brother left the country, and one brother died.

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