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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.
A duo with a proven international pedigree has been lured from across the Tasman to head up the Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth.
A Taranaki iwi says the State Services Commission report reflects the iwi's experience that government agencies were biased against it. Audio
A report into New Plymouth's water crisis caused by Cyclone Gita reveals it had an economic impact of $4.5 million and highlights shortcomings in the resilience of the city's water infrastructure.
The festive season can be stressful at the best of times, but for those people down on their luck, suffering from ill-health or missing a loved one it will be particularly difficult, Taranaki Retreat…
One of the nation's most famous kiwi was among four released onto Taranaki Maunga at the launch of the Kiwi Recovery Plan/Mahere Whakaora Kiwi 2018-2028 yesterday.
A mysterious substance showing up on buildings and cars has left the residents in the Taranaki township of Waitara scratching their heads.
The New Plymouth District Council is pushing ahead with the Waitara Lands Bill despite one hapū removing its support and the angry reaction of leaseholders.
The region risks being left behind in the transition to a low-carbon future unless it is given the opportunity to change, according to a development group.
Senior managers are among those invited to reapply for their jobs at the Stratford District Council as it undergoes a major restructure.
An errant piece of chewing gum provided the unlikely inspiration for a pre-Christmas pampering event in New Plymouth.
Māori are facing a demographic time bomb that cannot be ignored, says Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust chief executive Rangimahora Reddy.
New Plymouth District Council has done a u-turn and voted to crack down on freedom camping.
Earthquake damage to Yarrow Stadium has wiped out the local union's cash reserves, the local district council has been told.
Taranaki farmers say they will be collateral damage if a recommendation that safety exclusion zones be enforced around oil and gas installations is taken up.