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If you've ever fancied owning one of New Zealand's archetypal back country pubs now's your chance.
The outgoing boss of Taranaki rugby freely admits he'll "be remembered as the CEO who presided over the worst year in our very proud history".
It's been a 10-year struggle for recognition of Māori burial grounds in the Taranaki region, a local kaumatua says.
A woman has a suspected broken collarbone after being slammed into the side of her home during a tornado in New Plymouth this morning.
The Taranaki District Health Board has backed down on a proposal to limit access to the emergency department at Hāwera Hospital after hundreds of locals came out against the idea.
A man who was swept 600m out to sea at a New Plymouth beach is lucky to be alive after being plucked from the ocean in a dramatic rescue.
Visitor numbers at the Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth has more than halved a year after a controversial door charge was introduced for out-of-towners.
An organiser of the first Whanganui Heritage Month - which kicks off this weekend - says New Zealand is losing its heritage buildings at an alarming rate.
The only underground lift in the southern hemisphere, the hand-dug Durie Hill Elevator, is celebrating its centenary in Whanganui this week.
St John says three new ambulance stations being built across Taranaki at a cost of about $7.5 million will drag its service in the region into the modern era.
A Whanganui migrant advocate has criticised an iwi leader for saying the city should house Māori before it takes on refugees - but the mayor say he has a point about the city's housing crisis. Audio
A meeting about the resettlement of refugees in Whanganui has been called to a halt after an iwi leader told it the city had to look after Māori first. Audio
Repairs on New Plymouth's District Council building have attracted criticism after ballooning from $1 million to more than $3 million.
A North Taranaki hapu says the proposed coastal plan for the region takes an "open slather, do want you want" approach to protecting reefs traditionally used for gathering kaimoana.
The latest report into the health of Taranaki streams and rivers indicates freshwater quality is improving across the province, but not everyone is convinced by the data.
A 78-year-old New Zealand permanent resident says she feared being deported back to the UK after officials in Brisbane couldn't read her electronic visa and scoffed at a letter from Immigration New…
A Taranaki woman says she's lucky to be alive after an electric blanket burst into flames on the bed she and her baby were lying in.
Questions are being asked about Immigration New Zealand's practice of issuing electronic permanent resident visas while also insisting people carry a letter confirming they have those same visas.
Matatā residents whose homes are at risk from deadly debris flows will be offered market value for their properties if they want to leave, Whakatāne's district council has announced.
An internationally recognised photographer says her dream to redevelop an old Taranaki hotel is being ruined because of the constant noise and vibration of heavy vehicles rolling past her front door.
A family who lost three people in a horrific car crash near Waverley almost exactly a year ago say its time for the government to stop dragging its feet on roadside drug testing.
The first study of little blue penguin in North Taranaki is being credited with giving the at-risk bird a better chance of survival in the region.
Two years to the day after her eldest child died in a suspected suicide a New Plymouth woman has been jailed on charges of neglect, cruelty and violence against her children.
Final plans for the strengthening and redevelopment of Taranaki Cathedral in New Plymouth - which include an education centre focusing on its role in the Taranaki land wars - have been revealed.
Award-winning costumes from the original West End production of the hit musical Priscilla - Queen of the Desert are gracing a New Plymouth stage.