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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 >>

'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 >>

 

 

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