23 May 2023

Around the motu: Robin Martin in New Plymouth

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 23 May 2023

The developers of a proposed offshore windfarm in the South Taranaki Bight say it will create hundreds of jobs and require the building of a new port at Patea.

A protest in Stratford against rising rates, has seen the rotting corpse of a goat dumped at the Council’s front door, distressing staff. 

And a Taranaki business is the first in the Southern Hemisphere to make an Icelandic superfood to a unique recipe said to have fuelled the Vikings on their travels more than 1000 years ago. Skyr is a fresh sour milk cheese, similar to curd cheese, consumed like yoghurt.

Ross Bolton with some of his skyr.

Ross Bolton with some of his skyr. Photo: Robin Martin / RNZ

RNZ's Taranaki reporter, Robin Martin