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Algae Prompts Warning

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 12:17 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki people, particularly dog owners, are urged to be wary of potentially toxic algae mats being exposed at waterways as river levels fall in the region. Taranaki Regional Council officers monitoring popular recreational swimming spots have found ... More >>

Music and fun on offer at Tupare, Hollards

Monday, 5 January 2015, 9:41 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Music is a common thread as two of Taranaki’s premier heritage properties offer lively free holiday events this weekend (10 and 11 January). More >>

State of Swimming Spots on Show

Sunday, 21 December 2014, 1:19 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Monitoring of water quality at the region’s popular freshwater and coastal swimming spots is under way for summer, with results available on the Taranaki Regional Council website, www.trc.govt.nz . The annual monitoring programme has been running since ... More >>

Fishy business means family fun at Pukeiti

Monday, 1 December 2014, 10:19 am | Taranaki Regional Council

A ‘bio blitz’ will be the central theme at a family fun day at Pukeiti on Sunday (7 December). Part of the Explorer Day programme of family-focused events at Pukeiti, it’s an opportunity for children and adults alike to learn about freshwater fish ... More >>

Another endorsement for landfarm activities

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 4:48 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

A new study shows that soil ecology and health are not threatened by land-based bioremediation of drilling wastes under the consent conditions imposed by the Taranaki Regional Council. More >>

Region continues strong environmental investment

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:48 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki continues to increase its spending on environmental protection and enhancement, with a new report conservatively estimating the total at $117 million a year over the past six years. More >>

Erosion blamed for Stony discoloration

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

A natural erosion event in Egmont National Park has caused discoloration of the Stony River. More >>

New Plymouth possum campaign expands

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:02 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Householders in Welbourn, Vogeltown, Brooklands and Highlands Park are being targeted in an expansion of New Plymouth’s urban possum control programme. After starting earlier this year in surburbs bordering the Waiwhakaiho River, the Taranaki Regional ... More >>

'Walking the talk' rewarded with TRC awards

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:37 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Fourteen Taranaki organisations and individuals who ‘walk the talk’ have become the latest recipients of the region’s flagship Environmental Awards. More >>

Family fun day at Pukeiti

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

All things avian will be the focus of a family fun day at Pukeiti on Sunday (5 October). More >>

World Rivers Day - good reason to celebrate

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:46 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

New Zealanders have good reason to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, says Taranaki Regional Council Chairman David MacLeod. More >>

Busy year with many highlights

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 1:23 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council today adopted its Annual Report for 2013/2014, which Chairman David MacLeod says paints a picture of a thriving region making good progress on many fronts. More >>

New step towards safer future for Waitara

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:23 am | Taranaki Regional Council

New step towards safer future for Waitara 18 September 2014 On Monday 15 September the Taranaki Regional Council Executive committee approved the proposal for the second stage of the upgrade of Waitara’s flood defences and work is expected to begin ... More >>

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 >>



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