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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 >>

Seasonal celebration full of family fun

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:14 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Hollard Gardens at Kaponga will be abuzz on Sunday (17 April) as its annual Country Fair marks the autumn harvest in traditional celebratory style. More >>

Tiny Insects Show Taranaki's Freshwater Quality Improving

Friday, 8 April 2016, 4:20 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki’s latest freshwater quality monitoring shows ecological health for the region’s waterways is continuing to improve, recording some of the best results ever in the past 19 years. More >>

Big ideas for small plots

Monday, 4 April 2016, 11:41 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The stunningly landscaped gardens at Tupare, one of New Plymouth’s iconic heritage properties, will provide inspiration for home gardeners at a free public workshop on Sunday (10 April). More >>

Help for Mother Nature's helpers

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 1:43 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Wild for Taranaki. Financial assistance is available for Taranaki people and organisations doing their bit to help Mother Nature – but you need to be quick to apply. More >>

Pukeiti Puffer is like no other

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 9:49 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki’s unique rainforest charity fun run is on again at Pukeiti, and it’s a great opportunity to check out new developments at the premier heritage property. More >>

Picture-perfect venue for happy snappers

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:46 am | Taranaki Regional Council

There’ll be bugs aplenty at iconic Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (20 March) – shutterbugs, that is. More >>

Debt Paid, Bankruptcy Action Called Off

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 11:31 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Debt Paid, Bankruptcy Action Called Off An overdue debt of more than $25,000 has been paid in full to the Taranaki Regional Council, which has called off bankruptcy proceedings against the three debtors. The debt was owed by Fiona Clark, Andrea Moore ... More >>

Taranaki people demonstrate their wild enthusiasm

Friday, 26 February 2016, 1:00 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Wild for Taranaki.‘Wild for Taranaki’, launched today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry, provides a direct link between the community and important environmental projects across the region, making it easy to offer support financially and/or as ... More >>

Back-at-school blues? Head to Hollards

Monday, 22 February 2016, 10:05 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The perfect antidote to any back-at-school blues will be found at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (28 February). More >>

Citylink buses caught up in northern gateway upgrade

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

Passengers and school children should expect delays on New Plymouth’s Citylink buses, held up by the upgrade to the northern gateway. More >>

Tupare's shady characters to fore

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:47 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Light will be shed on shade-loving plants at a free home gardening workshop at Tupare in New Plymouth on Sunday (14 February). More >>

 

 

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