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Taranaki teachers' hopes for the withdrawal of a $11.7 million grant to a private Green School have been squashed, at a closed door meeting with the Green Party co-leader.
Drilling companies entering the oil and gas industry in Taranaki should have their business case stress-tested strenuously, New Plymouth mayor Neil Holdom says.
An oil and gas insider is warning that if an Austrian oil firm sells its share of a Taranaki oil field the taxpayer may foot a hefty bill for decommissioning.
Opponents of an application to renew consents for an oil and gas drilling waste processing operation in Taranaki say they are being asked to pay an "extortionate" amount for an independent hearing.
A South Taranaki iwi is wrestling with a nice to have problem - how to spend $3 million in government funding. Video
If it goes ahead, the hub will include a six-court indoor stadium, a hockey turf, and facilities for a range of other sports and activities including rugby, netball, football, volleyball, badminton…
A North Island brown kiwi rescued from a drainage sump on the side of State Highway 3, near Tongaporutu in Taranaki, is being described as a back-country battler, full of fighting spirit.
It's been revealed the Taranaki Green School at the centre of a political funding row has aspirations to create an 'eco-village' at its Ōakura site including 20 houses.
A tour of a business treating oil and gas drilling waste in Taranaki meant to soothe neighbours concerns about foul smells and environmental damage has ended up reinforcing their worst fears.
Green School chief executive Chris Edwards says the school applied for the funding in good faith. It's been "misrepresented", its reputation tarnished and turned into a political football, he says.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins is distancing himself from an $11.7 million boost for a Taranaki private school after the National Party panned the taxpayer funding as "rank hypocrisy".
Taranaki teachers are fuming at a government decision to fund an $11.7 million expansion project at the privately-run Green School in Ōākura.
Associate minister of finance James Shaw says the project will "secure" 200 construction jobs and expand the school's roll to a level at which it would contribute $43m a year to the local economy.
A High Court appeal against the Mt Messenger bypass project in Taranaki has been told that a hapū group at the heart of the case does not exist.
A small group of protesters picketed the High Court in New Plymouth this morning in support of an appeal against the $200 million Mt Messenger bypass roading project.
About 80 percent of the surf breaks in California could be gone by the end of the century according to research into rising sea levels.
A small group of activists have held a "vigil" and picketed the offices of Port Taranaki in protest at the live export of dairy cows to China.
The land that a controversial chemical plant in New Plymouth is built on should be thoroughly tested for contamination before it is ever used again, according to an expert.
The New Zealand Aged Care Association has reiterated its 600 rest homes are still operating at Covid-19 alert level 4, despite that being out of sync with Ministry of Health advice and the actions of…
The return of land is a key element of a proposed settlement between Ngāti Maru - the only Taranaki iwi yet to settle - and the Crown.
Forty-four border-facing workers and contractors at Port Taranaki have been tested for Covid-19 over the past week, but the Taranaki DHB can't provide the number of tests carried out since March.
Taranaki's largest iwi, Te Atiawa, is pushing ahead with plans to become the pre-eminent property developer in its rohe.
The Taranaki Mayoral Forum and the Taranaki Iwi Chairs' Forum say it's their collective view "we must create a Taranaki bubble to protect our people and our economy".
A tender for underwater inspection services at the abandoned oil field off the coast of Taranaki has shed light on the dubious state of its subsea infrastructure.
New Zealand finds itself "in the eye of a Covid-19 storm" and more testing is required to discover if there has been undetected transmission in the community, Taranaki Medical Officer of Health…