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Offenders are setting up the Womad festival site in Taranaki as part of their community service work.
Pōhutukawa are being routinely killed in New Plymouth, and suspicion is falling on homeowners wanting to enhance sea views.
Thousands of submissions against a proposed seabed mining project in Taranaki are being ignored, opponents say.
A South Taranaki iwi has been painted as "haters and wreckers" by a company seeking to mine iron sands off the coast of Patea, it says.
Parihaka, the village at the centre of non-violent resistance to land confiscations in Taranaki during the 1870s, has rejected the cash on offer as part of a deal with the Crown.
The Qualifications Authority has lost confidence in the quality of education at Taranaki's Western Institute of Technology.
A Taranaki father jailed for killing his daughter held her down and forced her head into a pillow, suffocating her, when she wouldn't settle at bedtime.
The Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth says it needs a dedicated budget of about $100,000 to keep its kinetic sculptures moving.
A completely separate reconciliation process - similar to that being used for Parihaka - has been suggested as a solution for historical grievances at Waitara in Taranaki.
The land was stolen so give it back - me hoki whenua mai - has been a constant refrain at a hearing into the Waitara Lands Bill this morning.
The man who exposed a New Plymouth councillor's social media rant suggesting the Māori language be left to die, says the subsequent apology was disappointing.
New Plymouth's elected officials have met following a councillor's Facebook post saying te reo Māori should be left to die, but they had more pressing concerns to discuss.
A New Plymouth district councillor who described te reo Māori as being "kept alive on a respirator" in a Facebook post is facing a backlash.
Three social work tutors at a Taranaki polytech have taken redundancy as part of an institute-wide staffing review, causing concern the course could be de-registered.
A German tourist rescued from Mt Taranaki after three days in the bush has described her joy when her cries were heard. Video
The search for a German tramper who went missing on Mount Taranaki has been called off for the night.
Homeowners in a New Plymouth suburb hope for a spike in property prices when power pylons that once serviced a now defunct power station are finally removed.
A trace of 1080 found in a Taranaki stream following a poison drop late last year posed no danger to human health, the Department of Conservation says.
Taranaki's status as "the second best region to visit in the world" is putting pressure on the Pouakai Crossing and creating a muddy mess.
Using corrugated iron to replace the Gables' traditional wooden shingles "will destroy it visually, completely and utterly", a New Plymouth historian says. Video
Fed up with their ancestral lands being strewn with rubbish, the trustees of a Māori reserve in Taranaki have put a chain across a road at a site popular with freedom campers.
Fed up with their ancestral lands being trampled and strewn with rubbish, the trustees of a Māori reserve in Taranaki have put a chain across a road at a site popular with freedom campers.
If you thought it was cold overnight, you'd be right.
The cream of the country's young opera talent is in Whanganui for a boot camp credited with kickstarting international careers. Audio
A Taranaki farmer selling an historic property as a potential golf resort is being warned to tread carefully. Audio