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Taranaki iwi and DOC have created a unique Kaitiaki Whenua Ranger role to help support the management of 30 cultural redress sites transferred to the iwi as part of its Treaty settlement.
Oil and gas executives rubbed shoulders with environmental activists in New Plymouth yesterday at a workshop designed to help create a roadmap for Taranaki's transition to a low-emissions economy by…
A controversial New Plymouth councillor who said he was "ashamed" to sing the national anthem in te reo Māori is refusing to make a face-to-face apology to his council colleagues.
Austrian-based oil and gas company, OMV, says a maintenance project at the Pohokura Platform off the coast of Taranaki will breathe new life into the gas field.
Austrian-based oil and gas company OMV has begun its first major offshore project since buying Shell's New Zealand assets for US$578 million in December.
Refugees will be settled in towns such as Whanganui and Timaru under a new government strategy announced today.
More than 4200 athletes - the oldest a sprinter in his 90s - have dusted off their kit bags to compete at the New Zealand Masters Games in Whanganui this week.
Taranaki farmers are being warned they need to do more to meet environmental standards after 58 farms were found to be in breach of their consents.
The New Plymouth District Council faces a hefty bill to replace one of the furnaces at its crematorium because it has been emitting black smoke.
Residents of Bell Block in New Plymouth - where 1.5 million litres of sewage was spilt into a local stream - say they're now waking up to an almighty stink.
A Taranaki farming couple who said they couldn't afford to pay a $45,000 fine for dirty dairying have lost their appeal against the penalty.
The New Plymouth mayor has admitted his council should have been more transparent about a massive 1.5 million litre sewage spill into one of the city's streams.
Residents of Bell Block in New Plymouth are outraged after a 1.5m litre sewage spill from a council pumping station left the Mangati Stream running white and killed dozens of fish and eels.
New Zealand-grown junipers, once in vogue in gardens across the country, seem to have disappeared and there's no seed stock left - so a gin distilling start-up is launching a search for any still… Audio
Thousands of New Zealanders crossed the border into the self-declared Republic of Whangamomona at the weekend for the tiny nation's 30th independence day celebrations.
Acclaimed tenor Simon O'Neill joined Sol3 Mio, Kristin Darragh and others aboard a paddle steamer for Whanganui Opera School's 25th anniversary.
Surfers and hapū in coastal Taranaki say they are horrified at an algae bloom that is clogging the area's rivers and streams this summer.
A petition has been started calling for the resignation of a controversial New Plymouth councillor who posted on social media that he was "ashamed" of singing the te reo Māori version of the national…
The TSB Festival of Lights in New Plymouth has attracted record numbers this summer.
The E coli contamination of popular Taranaki swimming spots has saddened the area's medical officer of health.
Taranaki residents are snapping up thousands of traps as the province embraces an ambitious initiative to eradicate predators from the mountain's ring plain. Audio
Surfers aged between 9 and 72 have been rubbing shoulders with World Surf League competitor Ricardo Christie at the National Championships in Taranaki this week.
The lack of a government agency to oversee how campervans are gaining their self-contained status has the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association worried.
Surfing is often seen as limited to those who are able to handle the ocean with ease, but now a Taranaki programme is tapping into the culture to teach self-confidence to people from all walks of…
Plans to put a roof on the Whanganui velodrome remain up in the air following the announcement of a new study into its viability.