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Keep Taranaki clean, anglers urged

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 12:25 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The region’s anglers are being urged to protect their patch as they head out to their favourite fishing haunts this spring. More >>

Annual Report 'good reading' in challenging times

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:07 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council finished the 2015/2016 year in a strong financial position, its record intact as one of the country’s lowest rating local authorities. More >>

Smart Cards made easier for bus users

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:33 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

It keeps getting easier to take advantage of the cheaper Taranaki bus fares available to those who use pre-paid electronic Smart Cards. More >>

Heritage garden fertile ground for ideas

Monday, 5 September 2016, 10:50 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Home gardeners will be able to soak up more than the atmosphere at a free workshop at one of New Plymouth’s premier heritage properties on Sunday (11 September). More >>

Protect your whitebaiting patches

Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:52 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

It’s that time of year again – when whitebaiters lower their nets into the water and the smell of the seasonal delicacy is soon wafting out of a frypan. More >>

TRC Bulletin: Resource consents

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 4:44 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Items of interest from the 26 July meeting of the Taranaki Regional Council’s Consents and Regulatory Committee: More >>

Celebrate champions of the environment

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 4:43 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki Regional Council Chairman David MacLeod is encouraging people to nominate the region’s environmental projects and champions. More >>

Sharp pruning tips for home gardeners

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:52 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Top techniques for winter pruning will be covered at a free public workshop at Tupare in New Plymouth on Sunday, 7 August. More >>

Take home a part of Pukeiti rainforest

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:48 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Do you like native plants? If so, you have the opportunity to take home a living memory from a celebrated Taranaki rainforest. More >>

Native forest areas in fine fettle

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 2:08 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Monitoring of Taranaki’s Key Native Ecosystems Tradescantia 1(KNEs) shows that the programme’s native forest areas are in fine fettle. More >>

Gardeners can reap the rewards of others’ seed deposits

Monday, 11 July 2016, 2:29 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki Seedsavers is presenting a seed-saving workshop at Hollard Gardens on Sunday, 24 July, and participants will have access to a 'bank' stocked with robust, healthy seeds, and learn to select the plants that reproduce these qualities. More >>

Guardians of the environment

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:40 am | Taranaki Regional Council

“All sorts of people, businesses and organisations are investing a huge amount of time, money and hard work to continually improve the region’s high quality environment,” says the Taranaki Regional Council Chairman, David MacLeod. More >>

Where the wild things are

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:16 am | Taranaki Regional Council

There are 217 spots peppered throughout Taranaki – some secret, some not so secret – that are home to many of our favourite species. More >>

Your compost has needs too

Friday, 3 June 2016, 12:25 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Pretty much any food and garden matter can go into compost, right? Wrong. Composts, like people, have their likes and dislikes, and gardeners can learn those and more at a Taranaki Regional Council home garden composting workshop at Tupare on Sunday, ... More >>

Conserving the conservationists

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:42 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The ins and outs of keeping conservation volunteers safe in the field were covered at a one-day workshop in Stratford this week. More >>

Birdwatchers of a feather flock together

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 9:41 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Budding birdwatchers now have the chance to identify native species at Pukeiti and their own home. More >>

Pukeiti makes the A-list in London

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:43 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The Chelsea Garden Show is to gardeners what Formula One is to petrolheads, so when one of the judges lists Pukeiti in the world’s top 10 gardens, it’s a big deal. More >>

Business as planned for Taranaki Regional Council

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 1:31 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council today adopted a ‘no surprises’ Annual Plan for the 2016/2017 financial year, confirming the direction set in the 2015/2025 Long-Term Plan adopted last year. More >>

Hillcountry farmers urged to claim pole position

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:55 am | Taranaki Regional Council

With winter fast approaching, Taranaki hillcountry farmers need to remember the importance of soil stabilisation measures like poplar poles, and take action accordingly. More >>

Tupare under wraps

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 2:49 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

20 April 2016 Visitors to Tupare will be surprised to see a huge white tent covering the house during the next few months. More >>



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