Taranaki - Latest News and Headlines

"We've seen some promises of some funding and it's yet to eventuate."

Government has 'no plan' for oil and gas changeover - Mayor

"We've seen some promises of some funding and it's yet to eventuate."

The High Court overturned Trans-Tasman Resources' application to mine iron sands from the South Taranaki seabed in August.

Trans-Tasman Resources mulls High Court appeal over Taranaki seabed mining

The High Court overturned its application to mine iron sands from the seabed.

truck crash

Woman hospitalised in Taranaki crash

Her car and a truck collided just before 8pm on Friday night.

The High Court has overturned an application to mine ironsands from the South Taranaki seabed.

High Court throws out Taranaki seabed mining application

Opponents are calling it a "huge win for the oceans".


One dead after Taranaki school bus crash

The 69-year-old driver has died after the bus drove into a ditch.

Taranaki Base Hospital.

Gunshots heard, man hurt at Taranaki Base Hospital

Police are looking for several men after an altercation in the hospital carpark.

Kiniviliame Naholo scored two tries on debut.

Kiniviliame Naholo stars in debut

The brother of All Black Waisake was a standout in college rugby.

A police uniform.

Man dies after tractor crash

The vehicle rolled on a Taranaki farm.

Tinirau St in Whanganui.

Manslaughter charge over Whanganui death

Daniel Gooch, 56, was found lying on the road unconscious, and died a few weeks later.

Working dogs in Australia

Bugger! MPI's tightening of dog on ute law

One farmer is rubbishing the change saying "it's ridiculous".


Taranaki man goes on ridiculous crime rampage

He allegedly crashed two cars, broke into a house and bit a police dog in a single night.

He's lost four toes and his hope in our health system.

Taranaki father-of-two afflicted by mysterious flesh-eating disease

He's lost four toes and his hope in our health system.

Seven people lost their lives.

Waverley crash victim Rosalie Porteous survived previous horror smash

She was cut out of another crash just a year ago.


What we know about the Waverley crash victims

Seven people lost their lives in the tragic crash, and one person is in hospital in a critical condition.


Elderly couple, friends victims of Waverley crash

The local bowling club is "shocked and sad".


Community left confused and heartbroken after Waverley crash

"By lunchtime the whole community was in absolute shock."


8yo dies following horror Taranaki crash

The death toll from the crash is now seven.


Anti-fluoride activists unlikely to give up - Water NZ

A Supreme Court ruling might not be enough to silence the alternative science lobby.

Six people were killed after a head-on collision in Waverley, South Taranaki.

Waverley crash NZ's worst accident in 13 years

Six people were killed in the head-on collision, including a newborn baby.

frost on grass

Life hacks: Keeping warm during the cold snap

Last night was the coldest in years, but most of New Zealand's housing is not up to scratch.