Taranaki News & Alerts


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Taranaki Sports Awards 2021

Just over one week to go before nominations close for the 2021 Taranaki Sports Awards. Anyone can submit a nomination but make sure you get it in on time!
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Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards

This competition (comprising of a short story/drama script, poetry and research article section) is open to residents and ratepayers of South Taranaki and the wider Taranaki community, opening on Tuesday June 8 2021.
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Rāhui on Taranaki Mounga

Routes to the summit of Mt Taranaki are temporarily closed because of a rāhui, following the death of two climbers.

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What do our rivers, streams and lakes mean to you?

What do our rivers, streams and lakes mean to you? What is your long-term vision for their future? Please tell us, because we’re reviewing the region’s freshwater policies and rules.
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Last chance to have say on Māori constituency

Time is running out for Taranaki people to have their say on a proposed Māori constituency for Taranaki Regional Council. Submissions close this Friday, 19 March at 4pm.

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DOC calls for Māui dolphin sightings as seaborne survey continues

Boaties enjoying the ocean off the Waikato’s west coast are being urged to report sightings of the Māui dolphin, as a survey to determine the population of the rare mammals continues.

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Water Skills for Life is the essential beginning for lifelong water safety

Water Skills For Life was developed for children in Years 1 – 8 to learn water safety. It establishes broad fundamental competencies for life-long water safety.

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Public Meeting – Ōpunakē Community Emergency Management

A public meeting will be held at the Sandford’s Event Centre, on Wednesday 10 March at 7 pm for anyone interested in being involved in Ōpunakē’s Community Emergency Management planning.

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Taranaki DHB in full response mode to latest COVID-19 cases

Taranaki DHB’s Incident Management Team is in response mode as a result of the latest COVID-19 cases identified in Auckland. A list of Taranaki locations of interest that were visited by two positive cases from the Auckland region over Waitangi weekend has sparked an influx of people accessing testing in New Plymouth, Hawera, Waitara and Opunake.

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Health Warnings Lifted for Waingongoro and Kaupokonui River Mouths

South Taranaki District Council (STDC) regulatory services manager, Chantelle Denton, says the health warnings for Waingongoro and Kaupokonui River mouths have been lifted.

Testing by the Taranaki Regional Council has found that levels of Escherichia coli (E.coli) at these locations have returned to normal and the warning signs have been removed.

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