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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
Tramping groups say tourists are spoiling Kiwis' great outdoors experience. DOC says the wilderness experience is still possible - you just won't have a 20-bunk hut to yourself.
The future of about 20 jobs is up in the air at Taranaki's largest tertiary education provider.
The New Plymouth District Council has spent more than $400,000 on consultants drawing up a bill aimed at resolving historical land issues at Waitara, which Te Ātiawa has rejected.
The reintroduction of kōkako into pristine NorthTaranaki bush is being jeopardised by a proposed upgrade to State Highway 3, conservationists say.
It's not every day you get to give your teacher a superpower but that's exactly what happened at Lepperton Primary in rural North Taranaki today.
Shooters are being urged to adopt environmental-friendly ammunition after a school science project found thousands of plastic shotgun wads littering Taranaki beaches.
Local surfers have chained shut the toilet at a Taranaki break and asked freedom campers to leave, but some will not budge.
A South Taranaki iwi has accused the Environmental Protection Authority of not releasing videos it says were redacted from an application to mine ironsands of the region's coast.
A citizens' science initiative is helping keep little blue penguins out of harm's way during the construction of a seawall extension in Taranaki. Video
A Taranaki iwi has signalled its interest in thousands of hectares of Department of Conservation land at a Treaty settlement hui at Te Upoko o te Whenua marae.