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Methamphetamine users have shared harrowing tales about the personal cost of their battle with addiction at an anti-P rally in Whanganui.
The Ranfurly Shield has made a surprise visit to church as Taranaki continues to bask in their victory over Canterbury at the weekend.
Specialists are warning people who get eyeball tattoos they risk losing their sight, after cases in New Zealanders of complications from the procedure.
A decision on the future of the Māori seats in Parliament isn't one for the Pākehā majority to make, the Māori Women's Welfare League president says.
Rangatahi at 52-year-old bilingual speech competition Ngā Manu Kōrero have tomorrow's general election on their minds.
Heritage enthusiasts are afraid there could be a domino effect if the owners of a 110-year-old building in Whanganui are allowed to demolish it.
Volunteers who run a cafe in one of New Plymouth's poorest neighbourhoods fear it might close down if a buyer sensitive to their cause cannot be found.
A Whanganui woman, who has restored a heritage building in the city to its former glory and then some, says it has been a labour of love.
The Whakatane District Council needs $14.2m to buy properties at risk from deadly debris flows at Matata, but locals say that is not enough.
It will be a welcome home party of sorts when Beauden and Scott Barrett run out with the All Black in New Plymouth tomorrow night.
Residents of the self-styled Republic of Whangamomona in Taranaki are divided over a proposal to seal the iconic 12km stretch of SH43.
It is not just those living in the big cities who are struggling to buy their first home, a new report shows.
New Plymouth is the latest district eying freedom camping restrictions.
Parents in Whanganui are outraged the city's main urgent medical clinic has begun charging for treatment of children during the day.
Calls are growing for an economic assistance package for businesses affected by the massive slip which has closed the Manawatu Gorge on State Highway 3.
Heavy enough rains would cut Whanganui in two, its mayor says, as frustration grows over delayed repairs on a major road.
The bill, designed to end New Zealand's longest running land disputes, goes to Parliament for a second reading but hapū say the "jury is still out" on whether they'll support it.
A virtual medical clinic that has begun operating in Patea could be the future model for rural health provision in New Zealand, according to the iwi behind the initiative.
One of the country's leading aviation medics says many GPs who have patients who are pilots are ignorant about what health conditions they should report to the Civil Aviation Authority.
A powerful exhibition focused on opposition to New Zealand's involvement in the First World War has opened at the Dominion Museum in Wellington.
Changing farming patterns and "lazy" parents are hurting club sport numbers even in heartland rugby territory, club administrators say. Video
New Plymouth businesses and shoppers are up in arms about the reintroduction of paid parking in the CBD on Saturdays. Audio
A Private Members Bill to enable better Māori representation in local government has been voted down.
A huge swathe of north Taranaki is under a ban to control the movement of plants affected by myrtle rust infection.
Cultural and environmental concerns have forced a rethink of plans for a bypass at Mt Messenger on State Highway 3 in Taranaki.