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A Taranaki farmer has been described as "highly reckless" and lambasted for killing fish and "destroying the ecosystem" of a stream on the boundary of Egmont National Park.
New Plymouth households are being asked to fork out as much as $850 a year in extra rates in a 'Let's Smash It' option to solve the city's water woes.
The Ministry of Health has provided 4062 health checks to people who lived or went to school within 1200 metres of a controversial chemical plant in New Plymouth.
The closure of New Zealand's borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic has forced criminals to rethink supply lines for hard drugs, says a sociologist and organised crime expert.
The largest wind turbines ever erected in New Zealand are beginning to appear on the South Taranaki landscape between Waverley and Patea.
Agrochemical company Corteva is considering closing its controversial Paritutu manufacturing plant in New Plymouth at the cost of 35 jobs, a move welcomed by some locals.
An infection prevention and control expert says in a perfect world a dedicated team of nurses would be caring for people in Covid-19 managed isolation and quarantine facilities.
Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern has swept through Taranaki today to launch the new energy centre and announce $48m for infrastructure.
A $20 million contribution to the earthquake strengthening and upgrade of Yarrow Stadium is the big-ticket item in a $48 million government infrastructure spend in Taranaki.
A controversial New Plymouth councillor says he will spearhead a citizens-initiated referendum against the formation of a Māori ward in the city if no one else steps up to the plate.
More than 50 percent of people who responded to a survey on the future of the New Plymouth Raceway want Taranaki Racing's existing rent and rates free lease terminated.
Taranaki farmers - among them a former All Black - have been taking a crash course in Regenerative Agriculture at workshops around the province.
A name change more than 20 years ago is putting the 120-year history of horse racing in New Plymouth in doubt.
A fisherman has faced a barrage of criticism for causing the death of the protected species, but the Department of Conservation says he did the right thing by reporting it.
A wildlife sanctuary in Taranaki has begun relocating kiwi outside of its predator-proof fence - en masse - in a move described as a game changer in efforts to save the country's national bird. Audio
Questions are being asked about why a government initiative promised last year for Taranaki has yet to materialise with critics saying it's become bogged down in bureaucratic red tape.
The strengthening and redevelopment of the Sarjeant Gallery in Whanganui is to get another $12 million from the government.
The Provincial Growth Fund is to invest almost $27 million in five port-related projects in Whanganui.
People searching for work in Taranaki have been offered a new platform to help find employment.
New Zealand is one step closer to establishing the country's first plantation of Juniperus communis - whose berries are the key ingredient of gin - following a nationwide search for the elusive…
Whanganui is banking on domestic tourism to help it ride out the worst of the economic downturn caused by Covid-19.
The Regional Economic Development Minister has blamed iwi sensitivities and Department of Conservation red tape for the lack of progress on the $13.3 million Taranaki Crossing project.
The budget for the Sarjeant Gallery redevelopment and strengthening project in Whanganui will cost almost $15 million more than estimated in 2016.
Māori and people under 30 are those worst hit by job losses in Taranaki because of Covid-19, according to the region's Chamber of Commerce.
A Taranaki iwi has walked away from the project, saying it had to battle to find out how millions of taxpayer dollars were being spent - and that it still wasn't clear.