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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 >>

Touch of Tupare class on Waitangi Day

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 11:26 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki people can celebrate Waitangi Day (Thursday 6 February) in style at Tupare, one of New Plymouth’s premier heritage properties. More >>

Farm field trip highlights role of wetlands

Monday, 27 January 2014, 10:45 am | Taranaki Regional Council

The important role of wetlands in agriculture will be highlighted at a public field trip in Coastal Taranaki on Sunday (2 February) to mark World Wetlands Day. More >>

Encounter the mystery at Pukeiti

Monday, 27 January 2014, 9:58 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Mysteries of the Pukeiti rainforest will be revealed during a free guided walk on Sunday (2 February). People taking part in the three-hour expedition deep into the 360ha property’s lush rainforest will learn about its flora and fauna, some interesting ... More >>

Pressing business at Hollard Gardens

Monday, 13 January 2014, 9:54 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Hollard Gardens, one of Taranaki’s horticultural jewels, is in the spotlight this month with events for those who want to learn and those who want to help. More >>

Retro family fun at Tupare Garden Fair

Monday, 6 January 2014, 11:33 am | Taranaki Regional Council

WHAT: Guided walk (8.30am) and Garden Fair (10am-3pm) WHEN: Saturday 11 January WHERE: Tupare, 487 Mangorei Road, New Plymouth More >>

Aim for safe summer boating and swimming

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 12:09 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

With thoughts turning to aquatic pursuits as the summer break approaches, the Council’s Port Taranaki’s Harbourmaster is urging boaties to help ensure everyone stays safe while having fun. More >>

Pukeiti puts fresh focus on plants and play

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 3:08 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Everyone from the serious plant lover to the most playful of visitors is catered for in a series of upgrades at Taranaki’s iconic Pukeiti rainforest garden. More >>

Go bush with the kids at Pukeiti

Monday, 25 November 2013, 2:30 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

A family-focused fun day at Pukeiti on Sunday (1 December) is an opportunity for youngsters to feel more at home in the bush. The Explorer Day event will include lessons on building a bush shelter, survival skills and tools to make from what you ... More >>

Gardens and gifts — a two-way flow

Monday, 18 November 2013, 12:30 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Separate events at two of Taranaki’s premier public gardens this weekend highlight a seasonal theme: Gifts and giving. More >>

Big exercise to test Civil Defence systems

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 3:39 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Hundreds of people are gearing up for a fictitious volcanic eruption which is to be the focus of the largest Civil Defence exercise ever held in Taranaki. More >>

Waiwhakaiho River clearing

Friday, 8 November 2013, 2:11 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Waiwhakaiho River is clearing but is still slightly turbid and discoloured. Yesterday the upper reaches of the river flowed orange. The Taranaki Regional Council has identified the source of the discoloration in the headwaters of the Kokowai Stream which is ... More >>

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