Olivia Renee Keightley-Trigg.

Taranaki man denies killing Waitara teenager in crash

The 37-year-old appeared in the New Plymouth District Court today.

Tamati Rimene-Sproat is on the case after the Labour MP's piece of political theatre.

Tracking down New Plymouth youth MP candidates after Andrew Little's 'hip' appeal

Seven Sharp is on the case after the Labour MP's piece of political theatre.

Police hunt man over Taranaki Hospital carpark shooting

A man received gunshot wounds in last month's incident.

It’s not just councils that are going ape over guerrilla gardeners.

What's wrong with a bit of DIY roadside berm beautification?

It’s not just councils that are going ape over guerrilla gardeners.

Police car

Gang headquarter raid leads to arrests over Taranaki hospital carpark shooting

A man received gunshot wounds in the incident at the start of last month.

Olivia Renee Keightley-Trigg.

Man charged with dangerous driving over Taranaki crash that killed 18-year-old

Police confirmed Olivia Renee Keightley-Trigg from Waitara died in the early morning crash.


Fair Go: This New Plymouth man is at loggerheads with his council over the berm

A planter box is the cause of contention. So what's the problem?

1 NEWS spoke to a number of residents as they surveyed the damage caused by the freak weather event.

'It was shocking!' Tornado rips through New Plymouth, damaging 30 properties

A second twister also struck Ohope in the eastern Bay of Plenty.

Watch: Eyewitness films terrifying moment tornado sends debris flying in New Plymouth

Shaun Hill filmed the weather phenomenon on Belt Road at 5.30pm today.

There are concerns the SH3 bypass at Mt Messenger could impact the population of long-tail bats in the area.

Taranaki bypass could be devastating to native bat population, DOC says

Bats are present at 94 per cent of the surveyed locations within the proposed bypass area.

One person dead after New Plymouth crash

A second person is in a serious condition after the accident at Brixton.

The incident took place near Stratford, and police are investigating.

One person dead after tractor rolls on farm in Taranaki

The incident occurred in Midhurst at around 10pm.

Police dog

Man accused of biting New Plymouth police dog, slamming it into concrete wall

The dog is said to be recovering at home with his handler.

Watch: Taranaki man talks about mystery illness that is eating away at his body

Matthew Ramsey has lost his job and health professionals can't agree on a diagnosis.

Heavy rain, gales, possible thunderstorms expected for central and southern parts of the country

MetService has issued a severe weather watch for the lower North Island and the western areas of the South Island.

Three alleged gang members charged after assault in New Plymouth

Three men, aged 17, 22, and 32, were charged with injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Seven people were killed in the head on crash, with the sole surviving passenger fighting for her life in hospital.

Cause of fatal south Taranaki crash in which seven died remains a mystery

Family are gathering around the sole survivor at Wellington Hospital.

Crash victim Nivek Madams

Names and ages of all seven people killed in tragic Taranaki crash released by police

A Givealittle page has been set up to help pay for the funeral of eight-year-old Nivek Madams.

Four older friends among those killed in tragic Taranaki crash which claimed seven lives

The family of Ian and Rosalie Porteous are devastated by the news.

Allan Hickford said the firefighters did their jobs - but that seeing things like that take an emotional toll.

'Really, really difficult' - fire chief says crash that killed seven left emergency services shocked by what they saw

"The crew get asked lots of questions ... and that is really, really difficult for them," Allan Hickford.

The accident near Waverley is the most deadly crash in New Zealand in more than a decade.

'We just heard a noise like boomph' - Residents saw steam coming from car after Taranaki crash in which six people died

A local couple say there was no screech of brakes before the crash near Waverley that killed six people.

A newborn baby was among those killed in the deadly accident before noon today.

New video shows the scene of South Taranaki crash which left six people dead

The incident occurred on State Highway 3 in Waverley, near Whanganui, this morning.

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