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Taranaki Regional Council
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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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Monday, 11 February 2013
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). 124 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
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. 184 views

Monday, 28 January 2013
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). 262 views

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). 387 views

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
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. 351 views

Monday, 14 January 2013
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). 316 views

Monday, 31 December 2012
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). 151 views

Monday, 10 December 2012
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). 112 views

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Play your part, river users urged 169 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
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. 217 views

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
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. 158 views

Monday, 19 November 2012
Be part of the Pukeiti story Taranaki people are being given another opportunity to become part of the story of iconic Pukeiti. 127 views

Monday, 5 November 2012
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). 132 views

Tuesday, 23 October 2012
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. 96 views

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
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. 113 views

Monday, 8 October 2012
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). 286 views

Thursday, 27 September 2012
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. 340 views

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
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. 134 views

Monday, 17 September 2012
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. 64 views

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
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). 158 views

Wednesday, 5 September 2012
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. 164 views

Thursday, 30 August 2012
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. 103 views

Monday, 20 August 2012
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. 221 views

Friday, 3 August 2012
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). 135 views

Monday, 30 July 2012
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. 242 views

Friday, 27 July 2012
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. 163 views

Thursday, 26 July 2012
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. 117 views

Monday, 16 July 2012
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). 133 views

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
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. 104 views

Monday, 18 June 2012
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. 141 views

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