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Taranaki Regional Council

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Taranaki

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The Taranaki Regional Council works to ensure that Taranaki’s natural resources are sustainably managed for the benefit of our community both now and in the future. Our programmes contribute to the long-term outcomes for the region that the community has identified. The Council’s programmes are delivered in partnership with many other people and organisations and are grouped into ten significant activities 




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Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Conservation 11:02AM
Rat numbers down in New Plymouth

NEW PLYMOUTH — New Plymouth has far fewer rats than it did five years ago, thanks to the efforts of thousands of dedicated backyard trappers.

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Thursday, 14 April 2022
Gardening 2:12AM
Taranaki weed guide a must-have for locals

NEW PLYMOUTH — A free guide to Taranaki weeds is being called a must-have for local gardeners or anyone who’s ever had a “weed-shaped hole” to fill.

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Friday, 8 April 2022
Flooding 12:59PM
Vandalism attack damages $13k of flood warning gear

TARANAKI — A remote flood monitoring station on the Waiwhakaiho river has been vandalised and equipment stolen, leaving the community vulnerable to unexpected flooding.

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Monday, 11 February 2013
News 4:28PM
Find out about all facets of flax

TARANAKI — The cultural, artistic and physical properties of harakeke, or flax, will be explored at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (17 February).

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Thursday, 31 January 2013
News 2:13PM
Tupare treats on Waitangi Day

TARANAKI — Live music, tasty treats, local arts and crafts, and a chance to explore and learn more about one of New Plymouth’s premier heritage properties and its stunning gardens … all this and more will be on offer at Tupare on Waitangi Day.

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Monday, 28 January 2013
Conservation 3:28PM
Field day shows why wetlands work is worth it

TARANAKI — An example of the importance of wetlands and the challenges involved in their restoration and enhancement will be on public show to mark World Wetlands Day on Sunday (3 February).

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Tramping 3:20PM
Mystery and history at Pukeiti

TARANAKI — Nature fans, history buffs and lovers of magic places will be catered for during a free guided walk at Pukeiti on Sunday (3 February).

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Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Environment 1:17PM
Tree Trust calls for applications

TARANAKI — Landowners with planting projects planned for winter may be eligible for assistance from the Taranaki Tree Trust – but they need to act now to secure funding.

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Monday, 14 January 2013
Culture 4:02PM
A walk on the cultivated side

TARANAKI — Taranaki people have two opportunities to gain deeper insights into one of the region’s horticultural crown jewels on Sunday (20 January).

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Monday, 31 December 2012
Entertainment 2:03PM
Toes a-tapping at Tupare

NEW PLYMOUTH — Treats for the eyes, ears and tastebuds are in store for visitors to Tupare on Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth, on Saturday (5 January).

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Monday, 10 December 2012
Transport 2:45PM
Early Christmas treat for bus users

TARANAKI — People in South Taranaki and Inglewood can ride for free on Taranaki Regional Council once-a-week bus services next week (18-21 December).

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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Environment 4:45PM
Play your part, river users urged

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Monday, 3 December 2012
Family 2:18PM
Festive family day at Tupare

TARANAKI — One of New Plymouth’s premier heritage properties will be turning it on for Christmas on Saturday (8 December) with a Garden Fair featuring music, dance, story-telling, food, produce and arts and crafts.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Environment 5:10PM
Statement on hydraulic fracturing report

TARANAKI — The Taranaki Regional Council welcomes the release of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s interim report on hydraulic fracturing.

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Monday, 19 November 2012
Community 2:37PM
Be part of the Pukeiti story

TARANAKI — Taranaki people are being given another opportunity to become part of the story of iconic Pukeiti.

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Monday, 5 November 2012
Environment 1:07PM
Garden pests? Bug them out gently

TARANAKI — Environmentally friendly ways of keeping bad bugs out of the home garden will be the focus of a free workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (11 November).

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Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Community 12:48PM
Hollard Gardens turns it on for festival

TARANAKI — Hollard Gardens in Kaponga will be family-friendly Party Central this weekend, with a two-day fair to mark the start of the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Environment 5:28PM
Water data tells true story, says Taranaki Regional Council

TARANAKI — Taranaki people can be confident about water quality at most popular swimming spots in the region, despite many being assigned poor grades in a newly released national report, says the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Monday, 8 October 2012
Gardening 1:52PM
Gardeners' guide to spuds and tomatoes

TARANAKI — Spuds and tomatoes are hot topics for home gardeners in springtime – and they will be the focus of a free workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (14 October).

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Thursday, 27 September 2012
Disability 12:00PM
Disability advocate to speak at Taranaki forum

TARANAKI — The Disability Rights Commissioner, Paul Gibson, will be guest speaker at a forum for users of Taranaki’s Total Mobility scheme, under which taxi travel is subsidised for people with disabilities.

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Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Council 1:40PM
Year of solid progress

TARANAKI — The Taranaki Regional Council today (18 September) adopted its Annual Report for 2011/2012, recording solid progress in its mission to ensure the region prospers and thrives.

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Monday, 17 September 2012
Community 7:19PM
Stepping into spring at Tupare

TARANAKI — The glories of spring will be celebrated at Tupare on Sunday (23 September) with a free guided walk that will include useful planning tips for the home gardener.

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Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Transport 9:04PM
Citylink bus travel free for two days

TARANAKI — Commuters and shoppers will be able to ride New Plymouth Citylink buses for free on Thursday and Friday next week (20 and 21 September).

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Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Gardening 3:30AM
Never too young to be a gardener

TARANAKI — Here’s a different option for parents in this high-tech era: A small, child-friendly garden plot where the kids can grow healthy snacks to pick and eat.

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Thursday, 30 August 2012
Environment 3:42PM
Freshwater quality: Big picture is good picture

TARANAKI — The health of Taranaki’s rivers and streams is going from strength to strength and the pressures on them are stable or reducing, according to the latest scientific scorecards.

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Monday, 20 August 2012
Gardening 3:12PM
Glasshouse how-to for home gardeners

TARANAKI — When is a glasshouse not a glasshouse? When it’s allowed to deteriorate into a dingy storage shed full of dirty pots, mould and algae.

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Friday, 3 August 2012
Gardening 12:28PM
Getting it right at home, tips on garden design

TARANAKI — Whether you’re starting with a blank canvas or want to embellish an established garden, you’ll find plenty of inspiration at a free garden design workshop at Hollard Gardens on Sunday (12 August).

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Monday, 30 July 2012
Gardening 12:40PM
Hands-on Pukeiti session for kids of all ages

NEW PLYMOUTH — Families who attend a free fun day at Pukeiti on Sunday (5 August) are set to gain more than happy memories.

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Friday, 27 July 2012
Conservation 2:28PM
Biodiversity cause unites region

TARANAKI — Taranaki’s native plants and animals were the winners today (Friday 27 July) as the region’s key biodiversity champions signed a ground-breaking agreement to work together for the common good.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012
Conservation 1:00PM
Funds on offer for planting

TARANAKI — Got a planting project in mind for winter 2013? You may qualify for funding assistance from the Taranaki Tree Trust – and now is the time to apply.

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