Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Jetstar smashes passenger records at New Plymouth Airport
The addition of Jetstar flights to the Taranaki region have smashed passenger records at New Plymouth Airport.
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Jetstar v.s Air New Zealand: Why they shouldn't be easy to compare
Why do people compare Air NZ and Jetstar? Jetstar is a low cost carrier, Air New Zealand isn't, states Michael Riley.
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Why most flight crew will support Air NZ staff in scandal
OPINION: When you board your next flight with any airline, you might be having a bad day, for whatever reason.
Saturday, 6 August 2016
Weather woes cause major flight disruptions
Hundreds of Taranaki passengers have been affected by the airport's closure this afternoon due to heavy winds and severe weather conditions.
Flights departing to Wellington and Auckland with Air New Zealand had been cancelled for the afternoon.
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
New Plymouth passenger numbers drop
New Plymouth Airport management have confirmed passenger numbers have dropped by more then 1000 passengers in 2015 compared to 2014 statistics.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Jetstar aircraft diverted to Auckland, sent back to Nelson
Monday, 1 February 2016
Jetstar announce regional passenger numbers soar
Jetstar has announced passenger numbers in Napier and Nelson have soared by more than 14%.
Sunday, 31 January 2016
Taranaki airport expands with second terminal building
New Plymouth Airport is the first regional airport in New Zealand to have a second terminal building, as Jetstar Airways prepares for its inaugural flight to arrive from Auckland on Monday.
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Customer service complaint? Think again, says Taranaki resident
OPINION: For years I have been a complainer.
Friday, 1 January 2016
Jetstar ready to take on Taranaki
OPINION: Taranaki is just 31 days away from experiancing lower airfares, and more air competition as Jetstar prepares to take on the region on 1 February 2016.
Monday, 28 December 2015
Is Club Jetstar Worth It?
Jetstar Airways is taking New Zealand by storm by coming into regional NZ and beginning new destinations such as Napier, Nelson, Palmerston North and New Plymouth.
Saturday, 19 December 2015
Taranaki airport buzzing as third airline keen to fly
Saturday, 12 December 2015
Walk for depression event raises funds
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Jetstar brings new terminal building to New Plymouth
Jetstar Airways has announced they have successfully installed a brand new terminal building specifically for the orange airline at New Plymouth Airport.
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Young Taranaki election candidate to go on nationwide tour
An young 18 year old election candidate is going on a nationwide tour of New Zealand before New Plymouth goes to the polls in late 2016.
Thursday, 19 November 2015
New Plymouth airport will see security changes - Riley
Calls for extra security flying domestically within New Zealand have been given the tick of approval by New Plymouth District Council election candidate Michael Riley.
Sunday, 1 November 2015
Family in chaos over neighbours late night lawn mowing antics
A New Plymouth family are terrified to leave their home at night after an neighbour was heard mowing their lawns late on Sunday night.
Sunday, 18 October 2015
Airfare wars: No signs of slowing down
Qantas-owned Jetstar is offering the cheapest deals from Auckland to New Plymouth for just $29.
New airlines for Taranaki region 'exciting'
The Taranaki region has a lot to celebrate coming to the end of 2015 as three new airlines take to the nineth busiest airport in New Zealand - New Plymouth Airport.
Monday, 12 October 2015
Council candidate calls Government 'a thorn in the backside'
A Taranaki election candidate has swiped out at the government for being a “thorn in the backside” while controlling New Plymouth City Airport.
Saturday, 26 September 2015
Wide praise for bus driver's kind actions
A New Zealand bus driver's out of the ordinary actions leaving the bus to help an elderly woman patron across the street is being widely praised on social media.
Monday, 21 September 2015
Airport development focus in youngsters campaign
A 17 year old Taranaki student who has confirmed his candidacy for the New Plymouth local body elections has announced airport development will be a key focus of his campaign.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Taranaki election candidate makes history books
Yesterday 17 year old Taranaki student Michael Riley announced he would be standing in the New Plymouth District Council local body 2016 election.
Sunday, 17 May 2015
MMP system 'flawed' - Maori Party MP
A Maori Party MP believes The Mixed Member Proportional system (MMP) allows too many opportunities for our politicians to achieve power with a disproportionate number of Members of Parliament.
Monday, 19 January 2015
NZ politician asks for Snapchat to be banned
A local Taranaki politician is asking for phone app Snapchat to be banned in the New Plymouth District.
Friday, 16 January 2015
Taranaki oil rig closes
BREAKING NEWS: 3News have confirmed a Taranaki oil rig has been made to close down after oil prices have taken a hit to the industry.
Sunday, 11 January 2015
Former Mayor running for council - reports
Reports are flowing in that Former New Plymouth Mayor Harry Duynhoven is running for the New Plymouth District Council, again.
Saturday, 3 January 2015
Insiders NZ: Michael Riley – the case for fluoride in New Plymouth
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing fluoride back to the water supply is becoming a hot topic in the New Plymouth District.
Friday, 12 December 2014
String of car accidents, team ending of Christmas At The Bowl
There have been a string of car accidents across Taranaki this week, and Youth in Politics New Zealand Adviser Danielle Niwa said its time to be more careful.
Friday, 5 December 2014
Goodin stands for council by-election
Local woman and former Kaitake Community Board member Teresa Goodin has declared her intention to put herself forward as a candidate in the upcoming New Plymouth District Council by-election.