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New Plymouth residents fear there will be an influx of freedom campers after a bylaw was incorrectly drafted and sent back to the drawing board.
Taranaki's councils have accepted a deal to ship the region's waste hundreds of kilometres away to the Bonny Glen mega-dump near Marton.
The Taranaki Regional Council has issued an abatement notice to a farmer after a herd of cows was grazing unrestricted near the banks of "particularly sensitive" stream.
Waitara hapū are divided over their support for a Bill designed to end one of New Zealand's longest running land disputes.
A New Plymouth businessman facing a raft of methamphetamine related charges has signalled he wants bail so he can attend a rehabilitation clinic in Auckland.
A Taranaki man accused of blackmailing DOC in an attempt to end its 1080 pest contol programme has lost a bid to keep his name secret.
The operator of an oil field off the coast of South Taranaki has warned that if no further development is undertaken the resource could soon be uneconomic.
A state-of-the-art covered stadium has been proposed to replace earthquake-prone Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
Hapū members will ultimately decide whether a bill designed to bring an end to one of New Zealand's longest running land disputes is endorsed or not, a Waitara leader says.
New Plymouth's oldest cemetery and one of its hidden gems has been transformed into a riot of spring colour by a group of publicity-shy - ghost-like - volunteers.
More than 15,000 people from Auckland to Bluff reported feeling yesterday's 6.2 quake - but those living right near the epicentre hardly noticed it.
A proposal to truck Taranaki's waste up to 300km away is being considered by the region's councils, despite $7m already being spent on developing a $42 million local landfill.
Visitors to this year's Taranaki Garden Festival are encouraged to bring a healthy appetite, an ear for music and a notepad.
A paddock in central Taranaki has been transformed into a massive open air studio after Stratford sculptor Tai Meuli invited a few of his mates over.
Lambs took their opportunity to hog centre stage at Ngaere School's "show day" in Taranaki yesterday with families being asked to keep calves on the farm in the wake of the Mycoplasma bovis scare.
Two men charged with murdering Mongrel Mob member Kevin Ratana in August entered no plea when they appeared in court this afternoon.
A trustee of the Len Lye Foundation says attacks on the artist's works are symptomatic of a wider disrespect for art and culture in New Zealand.
Almost two dozen students have withdrawn from a Whanganui primary school after allegations of bullying from a teacher.
Tenants living in a dilapidated rental property in Whanganui say their landlord promises the world but gives them nothing.
Residents of Tikorangi in rural Taranaki say the volume of oil and gas traffic in the area is becoming dangerous and affecting their quality of life.
Dozens of South Taranaki pensioners ditched the slippers and bingo in favour of laser strike weapons and virtual reality goggles at an Ageing Disgracefully event in Normanby yesterday.
The first passenger flight to cross the lower North Island in two decades has landed in Napier this afternoon after setting off from New Plymouth.
A Taranaki woman facing a charge of preventing the rescue of her daughter, who later died, has today been jailed for property offences.
A landlord under fire for the dilapidated condition of a Whanganui boarding house is now in the spotlight over the state of a group of rental properties in the city.
Naming the 12 men arrested in relation to the shooting of a Mongrel Mob member would pose "a significant and real risk" to the police investigation into his death, a court has heard today.