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'We are still a bit shocked'

Calvin and Fiona Nicholson have won a Top Shop award for the second year running.

Nicholson's Photography and Camera Centre was named South Taranaki's Best Business for the second year in a row.

Block couple buy first home video

The Block's Jeremy Hill and Cat Glass have bought their first home in Taranaki.

They vowed not to do another renovation project - but now The Block 2015 contestants Cat and Jeremy have their own villa to do up.

The story of Hoyle Place

Hoyle Place was once known as Bracken St.

Hoyle Place wasn't always Hoyle Place.

A diminishing interest in coal

Indian comapny Adani has pushed ahead with plans to open Australia's biggest coalmine in Queensland.

The future of coal is getting darker and darker says Roger Hanson.

What's on in Taranaki

Adam Millen will talks about his book Jack Feels Big at various libraries next month.

Check out what's coming up around the region in the arts community.

An inner city charm

Mitch Graham arrived at Tupare in 2006 and says the TRC'S comprehensive Asset Management Plan for the property is a ...

Ten years on, Mitch Graham loves Tupare more than ever.

It's a moot point

Spotswood College's team look over their case notes. Reihana Conaglen, 17, Philip McCarthy (team mentor), Larissa ...

A team of mooting students will have no objections to having made the national semi-finals.

A spoonful of Mary Poppins

William Broadmore, 9, Imogen Hodge, 10, Bryony Williams, Hannah Liggett, 12, and Charlie Betts, 8, are all gearing up ...

Always be yourself, unless you can be Mary Poppins, then always be Mary Poppins.

The photographers

Portrait family shots such as this have now become valuable and historic documents for the domestic historians of today.

Recording the memories of the early pioneers.

Fifty years ago

Former Taranaki Daily News editor Denis Garcia takes readers on a trip through the pages of the past.

An overcrowded hospital, tourism on the mountain and resigning councillors - in 1967!

Get your garlic planted

Keen gardener David Cripps tends to his garlic plot.

If you haven't put your garlic in the garden yet you better hurry.

Paul Ubana Jones is back video

Paul Ubana Jones will perform at 4th Wall Theatre in New Plymouth next month.

He's nearly 65 but his passion is keeping him young - and on tour.

TRC injuries 'minor matters'

Taranaki regional council work related injuries were of minor nature

Many of the work injuries suffered by Taranaki Regional Council staff were considered minor

Tony Martin remembered

Tony Martin with wife Pam

Tony Martin served across the region for more than four decades.

Indian chow, unlike you've seen

It's hard not to want to feast on everything on the menu.

Say goodbye to saag and vindaloo, and hello to istoo and chaaps.

Walkway extension proposed

The Coastal Walkway closely follows the coast from Port Taranaki to Bell Block, taking in the likes of East End, Fitzroy ...

The Coastal Walkway may be extended to Waitara. Should it stay coastal or head inland?

Oakura 'free spirit' remembered

Friends and adopted family of Leslie L to R Kerry-Anne Cocker, Mitchell Cocker, Matt Redshaw, Ross Cocker (front), Allen ...

A caretaker's extraordinary life came to an end while talking to his best friend.

Life and death of D'Urville

French Pass between the South Island and D'Urville Island is famed for its fast-running tides.

D'Urville had a life of adventure, discovery and a remarkable lack of concern.

Someone to Love

Could you be the person to give Roxy the puppy a home?

Roxy and Lexi are two adorable puppies looking for a new home.

Downsizing space but not style gallery video

Altogether moving to a "lock up and leave" property has been a move they love and one which has given the couple "a real ...

This couple enjoys an apartment life that combines the best of the old world and the new.

SH3 road options grows to five

Five options are on the table to provide better travel on SH3 between Mt Messenger and Awakino Gorge

Tunnels and bridges designed to protect endangered birds on notorious road

Service in the past

When Graeme Duckett was a boy Fletchers competed with Johnsons for the Waitara meat dollars.

OPINION: Graeme Duckett remembers when service stations did what their name said and butchers were a neighbourhood institution.

A rejuvenating garden friendship

One of John's favourite places at Pukeiti is The Valley of the Giants, home to the large leaf rhododendrons.

Virginia Winder catches up with her old teachers Alec and John and the garden they love.

Can you help us?

This young man, by the name of Wisnewski, was the winner of the Mountain Race in 1967. He is surrounded by his awards. ...

He looks like he could pedal up a storm. But do you know more about this man?

Word on the Street: Short Lane

Short Lane is really short. Which is why it's called Short Lane.

Ever wondered how Short Lane got its name?

The Frank Burkitt Band returns video

The Frank Burkitt Band - (from left) Cameron Dusty Burnell, Kara Filbey, Frank Burkitt and Geluk - will perform in New ...

It's going to be a musical melting pot of all things American roots.

What's on in Taranaki

The New Zealand Guitar Quartet will come to Hawera next month as part of its Arts on Tour New Zealand tour.

Check out what's coming up around the region in the arts community.

Greyhounds make great pets

Ellie with her mate Marieka Whana, 6.

It can be a dog's life if you're a greyhound in need of home.

Taranaki Arts Trail 'wonderful idea'

Geoffrey Young said some of his larger pieces of handmade bespoke wooden furniture can take up to 80 hours to make.

More than 60 artists are opening their studios and galleries to the public for free for one weekend.

What makes Christianity so special?

What does Christianity believe it has to put itself ahead of other religions, asks Jamie Allen.

Should teaching about the Christian faith be given a special place in our State Schools?

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