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Pumpkin power to fore at Hollard gardens

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:57 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Budding young pumpkin growers are promised the time of their lives at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (21 September). More >>

Taranaki waterways fit for purpose

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:48 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council’s third annual report card on waterway quality is being distributed with community newspapers in the region this week. More >>

Down and dirty at Hollards as spring nears

Monday, 18 August 2014, 4:19 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

With spring just around the corner, some timely advice for home gardeners will be offered at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (24 August). More >>

United front on yellow bristle grass

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:21 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Key agencies and organisations in Taranaki are pooling their efforts to confront the threat to agriculture posed by yellow bristle grass (YBG). More >>

Sharp pruning tips for home gardeners

Monday, 4 August 2014, 10:20 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Top techniques for winter pruning will be covered at a free public workshop at Tupare in New Plymouth on Sunday (10 August). Aimed at the home gardener, the workshop will particularly focus on pruning ornamental shrubs and climbers such as hydrangeas and ... More >>

Nominations sought for region's Environmental Awards

Monday, 7 July 2014, 10:58 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki’s flagship Environmental Awards are back for 2014 and nominations close at the end of August. The Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Awards were revamped last year to allow greater recognition at a higher-profile presentation ceremony. More >>

New roading programme great news for Taranaki

Sunday, 29 June 2014, 8:23 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The region can celebrate inclusion of the Normanby overpass and improvements to SH3 north in a major new roading programme announced today, says the Taranaki Regional Council. More >>

'Light at end of tunnel' for regional highways

Monday, 16 June 2014, 11:47 am | Taranaki Regional Council

A proposed new funding programme for regional highway improvements has been welcomed by Taranaki’s key transport planning body. More >>

Garden antidotes to winter blues

Monday, 16 June 2014, 9:39 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The extent to which plants from the home garden can help you maintain winter wellness will be covered in a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (22 June). More >>

TRC sets 1.4% rates rise

Monday, 5 May 2014, 1:49 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council today set a 1.4% increase in its general rates take for the financial year starting 1 July. More >>

Bedtime for the perennials

Monday, 28 April 2014, 11:15 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Home gardeners listen up: If you farewell your herbaceous perennials in the right style as they begin their winter sleep, they’re sure to reward you with a grand display when they reawaken in spring. More >>

Total Mobility Returns To South Taranaki

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 10:14 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Total Mobility, the subsidised taxi scheme for people with impairments, is back in business in South Taranaki. More >>

Pukeiti to host third 'Puffer' fun run for charity

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:21 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The countdown has started for this year’s ‘Pukeiti Puffer’, a charity fun run with a difference that has become firmly established on the Taranaki events calendar. More >>

The only good pampas is dead pampas

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 12:55 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

New pampas growth is appearing in Taranaki, prompting a reminder to land occupiers that they must destroy all pampas on their property. More >>

Freshwater quality on the up and up

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 2:51 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki’s rivers and streams continue to stabilise and improve, with latest environmental monitoring results the best ever in two decades of testing by the Taranaki Regional Council. More >>

Family fun at Hollards on Anniversary holiday

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:28 am | Taranaki Regional Council

There’ll be something for everyone as Hollard Gardens celebrates Taranaki Anniversary Day with a Harvest Festival next Monday (10 March). The Kaponga heritage property’s Main Lawn will be transformed into a giant fairground for the day, with attractions ... More >>

1% rates rise but full steam ahead for TRC

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:31 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council is proposing a modest 1% in its general rates take for 2014-2015, even while momentum gathers pace in major Council projects. More >>

Hollards workshop sticks to the flax

Monday, 17 February 2014, 9:29 am | Taranaki Regional Council

One of New Zealand’s most distinctive native plants will be to the fore at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (23 February). More >>

Kindest cuts of all at Tupare

Monday, 10 February 2014, 2:02 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Sharp work at this time of year can pay big dividends when spring and summer roll around again – and home gardeners can find out why and how at a free workshop at Tupare in New Plymouth on Sunday (16 February). More >>

Total Mobility subsidized transport scheme in South Taranaki

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 10:20 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The Council’s Director-Corporate Services, Mike Nield, says that the suspension is due to the termination of the contract between the Council and Hawera Taxis. More >>



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