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Environmental groups Greenpeace and WWF have converged on the region in recent days, the first to bob around in protest boats within the so-called safety zone encircling the deep sea exploration activities of oil company Anadarko, and the second to
A cliff face has crumbled at New Plymouth's Back Beach, leaving beachgoers warning others to watch out for death traps on the coast. The cliff face, which is close to the lower carpark, collapsed some time on Friday night or Saturday morning.
Taranaki Regional Council officers are investigating why the Waiwhakaiho River has turned bright orange. Oakura man Ian Scott was driving down Alfred Rd, above Egmont Village, when he spotted the orange river. He called the TRC and the Taranaki Daily
Vandals have torched a new half million dollar playground in New Plymouth, which was set to be officially opened today. Overnight, they set fire to the plastic covering of the main section, featuring a "New Zealand Wave" climbing attraction. The fire,
An independent report on landfarming in Taranaki has vindicated the science behind the process, Taranaki Regional Council boss of environmental quality Gary Bedford says. In a report commissioned by the council, soil scientist Doug Edmeades, of
A client of a so-called life coach who defrauded a woman of $200,000 is warning others not to be as "crazy" as she was. And a legitimate life coach yesterday warned people off "the cowboys and cowgirls" in the business falsely claiming to be
Act Before commenting further on the theme of tendencies I want to report on serious concerns the Association has over proposed changes to employment law. Currently before Parliament is a bill that if implemented will be a major step backwards for
Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 16° Min 9° Environmental Awards like no other Taranaki Regional Council, Fuseworks July 25, 2013, 8:02 pm The value of strong partnerships was highlighted as Taranaki's home-grown environmental awards "came of age"
Fonterra says it won't collect milk from any new landfarms and has rejected an oil and gas industry offer to pay for testing. Landfarming, which involves spreading drilling waste on farmland and sowing new pasture on top, is controversial and critics
A Taranaki dairy industry leader described as a great agriculturist has died. Brian Mooney, of Urenui, was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2009 in recognition of his services to the dairy industry. Sir Dryden Spring, who chaired