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The partner of a Hāwera man who died in police custody in 2019 feels like someone is finally listening after a report found officers failed in their duty of care.
The mayor of South Taranaki, Phil Nixon, says he's shocked to hear the police have launched a homicide inquiry after two people were found dead in Hawera early this morning. Emergency services… Audio
A South Taranaki mayoral candidate is under fire for naming his business South Naki after being advised that many Māori in the region find the abbreviation disrespectful. Audio
South Taranaki mayor Ross Dunlop says he has no plans to resign after it was revealed he was on a judging panel that awarded second prize to a float in an A&P parade featuring people in 'blackface'. Audio
Hawera Cinema 2 has made headlines around the world after it told customers they would be turned away if they wore pyjamas, onesies or dressing gowns to the movies. Video, Audio
A person has been charged over a man's death five years ago, which the coroner had ruled was an accident.
Three Taranaki men have received home detention for causing the death of a Hawera grandmother after they deliberately blocked State Highway 3 with metal barriers. Audio
Residents in a small town in Taranaki are mourning the loss of a century-old building that was destroyed by fire this morning.
Three Taranaki men have admitted causing the death of a Hawera woman killed while clearing metal barriers from SH3 18 months ago.
Firefighters are monitoring hotspots after a massive blaze at an industrial complex in Hawera.
We pay a virtual visit to one of New Zealand's museums. Audio
Nigel Ogle, artist, model maker and Tawhiti musem curator, has created a life-sized wonderland of early Taranaki history. Weta Workshop, of Lord of the Rings fame, have also helped. Audio
Lucy Orbell looks back at the work of Ronald Hugh Morrison and a festival in his honour today in Hawera. Audio
The life and times of one of Taranaki's most contentious sons will come to the fore in Hawera this weekend. Audio