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New campaign tackles $870 million scandal

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 10:22 am | Taranaki Regional Council

It’s a hidden scandal that costs New Zealand $872 million a year, with the burden in Taranaki alone totalling nearly $20 million. More >>

Gardens events cover the field

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:10 am | Taranaki Regional Council

There’ll be something for everyone at events at two of Taranaki’s premier heritage properties on Sunday (22 March). More >>

TRC rates unchanged, programmes improving

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:06 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council today signalled essentially no change in rates next year despite plans to expand some programmes. More >>

Hollard Gardens rolls out Children's Day magic

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:30 am | Taranaki Regional Council

23 February 2015 Hollard Gardens in Kaponga will be magically transformed into a little people’s kingdom on Sunday (1 March) with dance, music, stories and games to mark International Children’s Day. More >>

Quick, dirty and rewarding

Monday, 16 February 2015, 9:47 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Quick, dirty and rewarding 16 February 2015 Would you like to enjoy the benefits of gardening but feel you don’t have time and/or space? A free workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (22 February) is just for you. More >>

Waitangi Day garden fair on Friday

Monday, 2 February 2015, 8:39 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Tupare will again be the focus of family fun as it hosts a Waitangi Day garden fair on Friday (6 February). More >>

Water Restrictions for Hawera and Waimate West

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 1:04 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Lack of rain and high demand have resulted in water restrictions being introduced today (Wednesday 28 Jan) for Hawera, Ohawe, Normanby and the rural Waimate West Water Supply Scheme which includes the townships of Kaponga and Manaia. More >>

Close eye kept on river levels

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:06 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Some Taranaki rivers and streams are at low levels as the year gets off to a dry start and the Taranaki Regional Council is working closely with consent holders to ensure minimum river flows are maintained. More >>

Field trip highlights wetlands effort

Monday, 26 January 2015, 12:49 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

A Taranaki couple’s award-winning efforts to preserve and enhance native biodiversity on their hillcountry bush block will be highlighted at a public field day on Sunday (1 February) to mark World Wetlands Day. More >>

Best of all worlds in Pukeiti excursion

Monday, 26 January 2015, 9:30 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Exotic plants originating from afar and a taste of New Zealand’s pre-history will both be on offer at an event at Pukeiti on Sunday (1 February). A three-hour guided walk will take particpants through the world-renowned rhododendron gardens and then ... More >>

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 >>



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