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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.
The Crown has officially apologised for the atrocities it committed when it sacked the peaceful Taranaki settlement of Parihaka in 1881. Video
The airport is to get a state-of-the-art new terminal, but not everyone is happy with the price tag of up to $29 million.
Taranaki's polytech has flunked its latest report card, failing 12 out of 19 performance commitments for a range of government-funded courses last year.
One in four crew members on commercial fishing vessels have suffered a significant injury, which has prompted a campaign to address the sector's alarming workplace safety record.
Officials are warning the iconic pōhutukawa could be one of the worst affected plants and even die off completely as the outbreak spreads. Audio
The release of a dozen kōkako in a Taranaki forest on the weekend has raised the issue of new roads threatening the rare birds. Audio
Opponents of a proposed Taranaki wind farm have told a consents hearing that the project will have a huge impact on their lives.
A patched Black Power member laughed and yelled 'bring it on bitch' when his partner pulled out the pocket knife that killed him.
Whanganui's Castlecliff has transformed from a suburb in economic decline with a reputation for gang violence into a thriving community. Audio
A viable multi-million dollar redevelopment of Whanganui's Port is being stymied by a plan to introduce a ferry service to Motueka in Tasman, an investor says.
A council report has suggested moving 100 flood-prone houses from Whanganui's Anzac Parade, but residents say there must be another option. Video
The New Plymouth District Council is being urged to be up front about the millions of dollars it has earned from land stolen from Waitara hapu in the 1860s.
The dean of New Zealand's oldest stone church hopes to use a multi-million-dollar restoration project to do more to acknowledge the darker side of its history. Video
Opponents of a proposal to mine millions of tonnes of ironsand from the seabed off the Taranaki coast say the hearings process has been biased.
Faced with volatile payouts and ever increasing land values, some established dairy farmers are struggling to pass on the family farm.
The release of 36 North Island robins or toutouwai onto Mt Taranaki yesterday has been likened to an alien abduction. Audio
Children living today will be among the first people to witness the dramatic effects of climate change, a British geoscientist says. Audio