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Taranaki Regional Council
Business // Council // Taranaki
Member since: 1 November 2007
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Website www.trc.govt.nz


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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Monday, 11 February 2013
4:28PM
Find out about all facets of flax 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). 110 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
2:13PM
Tupare treats on Waitangi Day 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. 161 views

Monday, 28 January 2013
3:28PM
Field day shows why wetlands work is worth it 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). 239 views

3:20PM
Mystery and history at Pukeiti Nature fans, history buffs and lovers of magic places will be catered for during a free guided walk at Pukeiti on Sunday (3 February). 368 views

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
1:17PM
Tree Trust calls for applications 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. 338 views

Monday, 14 January 2013
4:02PM
A walk on the cultivated side Taranaki people have two opportunities to gain deeper insights into one of the region’s horticultural crown jewels on Sunday (20 January). 301 views

Monday, 31 December 2012
2:03PM
Toes a-tapping at Tupare Treats for the eyes, ears and tastebuds are in store for visitors to Tupare on Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth, on Saturday (5 January). 141 views

Monday, 10 December 2012
2:45PM
Early Christmas treat for bus users People in South Taranaki and Inglewood can ride for free on Taranaki Regional Council once-a-week bus services next week (18-21 December). 104 views

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
4:45PM
Play your part, river users urged 157 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
2:18PM
Festive family day at Tupare 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. 203 views

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
5:10PM
Statement on hydraulic fracturing report The Taranaki Regional Council welcomes the release of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s interim report on hydraulic fracturing. 145 views

Monday, 19 November 2012
2:37PM
Be part of the Pukeiti story Taranaki people are being given another opportunity to become part of the story of iconic Pukeiti. 111 views

Monday, 5 November 2012
1:07PM
Garden pests? Bug them out gently 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). 123 views

Tuesday, 23 October 2012
12:48PM
Hollard Gardens turns it on for festival 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. 86 views

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
5:28PM
Water data tells true story, says Taranaki Regional Council 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. 95 views

Monday, 8 October 2012
1:52PM
Gardeners' guide to spuds and tomatoes 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). 273 views

Thursday, 27 September 2012
12:00PM
Disability advocate to speak at Taranaki forum 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. 321 views

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
1:40PM
Year of solid progress 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. 124 views

Monday, 17 September 2012
7:19PM
Stepping into spring at Tupare 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. 57 views

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
9:04PM
Citylink bus travel free for two days Commuters and shoppers will be able to ride New Plymouth Citylink buses for free on Thursday and Friday next week (20 and 21 September). 146 views

Wednesday, 5 September 2012
3:30AM
Never too young to be a gardener 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. 152 views

Thursday, 30 August 2012
3:42PM
Freshwater quality: Big picture is good picture 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. 93 views

Monday, 20 August 2012
3:12PM
Glasshouse how-to for home gardeners 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. 203 views

Friday, 3 August 2012
12:28PM
Getting it right at home, tips on garden design 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). 123 views

Monday, 30 July 2012
12:40PM
Hands-on Pukeiti session for kids of all ages Families who attend a free fun day at Pukeiti on Sunday (5 August) are set to gain more than happy memories. 228 views

Friday, 27 July 2012
2:28PM
Biodiversity cause unites region 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. 149 views

Thursday, 26 July 2012
1:00PM
Funds on offer for planting 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. 106 views

Monday, 16 July 2012
1:10PM
Free training helps gardeners make the cut The maintenance and training of fruit trees will be the focus of a free home gardening workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (22 July). 113 views

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
1:00PM
March's ill wind blows some good Taranaki’s Civil Defence communications and activation procedures will be simplified and strengthened as a result of lessons learned in the wind-storm that hit Patea, Waverley and surrounding areas in March. 95 views

Monday, 18 June 2012
12:52PM
What do Citylink passengers think? Improvements to New Plymouth’s bus service have put more “bums on seats” – and now the service provider wants to know what new and old passengers think. 122 views



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