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Questions are being raised about the $55 million bill to repair the earthquake prone Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
A respected iwi leader says a South Taranaki mayoral candidate has been deliberately offensive by chosing to use the term "Naki" in the branding of his business.
More Taranaki firms should follow the example of a New Plymouth IT company and drop the word "Naki" from their branding, a Māori academic says.
Mental health services expect demand stemming from the Christchurch shootings to tail off this week but warn the after-effects of trauma could last for years.
An environmental activist has swum a giant "X" across a proposed seabed mining site 25km off the South Taranaki coast to mark it as a no-go area for commercial development.
The Christchurch mosque attacks left the spiritual leadership of the city's Muslim community distraught and in desperate need of support.
Members of the public came with messages of solidarity and stories of loss as thousands gathered to hear the call to prayer. Robin Martin talks to those at the scene.
A week after the atrocities at the Linwood and Al Noor Mosques in Christchurch, people are beginning to grapple with what it means for the city.
The Whanganui Regional Museum has taken a back-to-the-future approach to its relaunch after earthquake strengthening.
A small army of contractors and volunteers have been busy in Taranaki setting up the Womad festival which kicks into life in New Plymouth this evening. Video
New Zealanders owe almost $10 million in unpaid tolls and administration fees for travelling on the country's toll roads.
The new owner of the Waverley Sawmill in Taranaki says a $30 million state-of-the-art plant could be built to replace it in a few years.
A conservation group is trialling the use of drones, battery-powered self-priming traps and infrared cameras ahead of a 1080 drop in Egmont National Park.
Taranaki woman Erica Perry, who lives with a rare genetic condition, is ready to take on a half marathon tomorrow. "You can do anything you put your mind to," she says. Video
The owner of the quake-prone Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth is recommending it be repaired for $55 million -- while retaining an option to enhance its facilities for a further $14 million.
International experts have told a forum in Rotorua if the government is serious about achieving a low-emissions economy, hydrogen must be considered.
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.