Taranaki

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The case is being heard in Wellington.

Iwi and environmental groups take fight against iron sand mining to High Court

Court this morning opened with a karakia and waiata by iwi representatives.

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Man who died in fight with son in Taranaki town of Inglewood named

The 57-year-old collapsed following the fight around 7.30pm yesterday, and died shortly later.

Four members of family arrested in drug raid on New Plymouth property

They face charges including supplying methamphetamine.

Watch: Truckie captures terrifying trip in Taranaki torando's path - '110% the scariest thing'

Rick Field was driving just at the moment a tornado ripped through the area.

House destroyed from tornado in National Park.

Three tornadoes rip through North Island locations causing damage

The local fire station manager says parts of homes have been blown away.

Storms cut power to 12,000 Taranaki homes

Severe winds with gusts up to 110km/h have been forecast to continue in the area.

The US President has put on notice any nations looking to oppose the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Taranaki set for $20m provincial growth fund injection

The region's economy has traditionally relied on oil, gas, minerals and dairy - the new investment is aimed at modernising it.

Rongomai Haddon

Police looking for missing 16-year-old in Taranaki

Taranaki Police are looking for 16-year-old Rongomai Haddon who was expected in Eltham on March 16.

Taranaki's Senior Sergeant Karley Hunt's charitable swim across the Cook Strait has been postponed, due to bad weather.

Bad weather postpones Taranaki police officer's charitable Cook Strait swim

The 12 hour swim may be attempted tomorrow or Monday, if the weather improves.

The US President has put on notice any nations looking to oppose the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Rockfall injures woman on Mt Taranaki, leaves her stranded with rescue team on way

Police were alerted at 2:30pm today after a 39-year-old woman suffered injuries to her arm.

Trio of earthquakes rattles New Plymouth during early hours of morning

Taranaki Civil Defence says it was “a bit of a wake-up call”.

Thousands of bottles of water bound for New Plymouth as students return to school

Almost 100 primary and secondary schools, and early childcare centres, will benefit from the water delivery.

Contractors are working around the clock to repair lines damaged in this week's storm.

State of Emergency lifted for New Plymouth, but boil water notice still in place

There is still a lot of work to be done to restore full services to the region after ex-Cyclone Gita.

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Over 600 Taranaki properties still without power following Cyclone Gita

Powerco say they are "mopping up" the remaining customers still without power

Recent tests found the city's 103 below-ground wells don't meet the new standard, and must be upgraded.

New Plymouth residents continue to boil and save water after ex-Cyclone Gita

New Plymouth District Council say it will take about a week until they lift the boil water notice.

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Contractors are working around the clock to repair lines damaged in this week's storm.

New Plymouth District boil water notice to stay in force for another week - council

The water pipe supplying New Plymouth and surrounding areas was damaged during Cyclone Gita.

More than 1300 properties in Taranaki still without power following Cyclone Gita

A number of crews are working to get all residents back on supply, restoring 24,000 customers so far.

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As the wait time increases the risks for cows getting mastitis grows.

Taranaki farmers keeping 'fingers crossed' after power cuts hit farms

The risk of cows contracting mastitis grows the longer they go without milking.

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Powerco reported that thousands of properties were affected yesterday, and outages continue today.

Thousands still without power across Manawatu and Taranaki after Cyclone Gita

The largest of these outages was the town of Patea, with 1666 properties affected there alone.

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People watching the waves got more than they bargained for and the city's famous Len Lye Wind Wand leaned dramatically in the gale.

Nearly 23,000 without power in Taranaki, pipeline to New Plymouth water reservoir ruptured

Taranaki is among many regions under a state of emergency as ex-cyclone Gita pounds NZ.

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Michelle Ramage and Paul and Joy Russell found the courage to talk about their dreams.

Good Sorts: New Plymouth trio house the homeless

Michelle Ramage and Paul and Joy Russell found the courage to talk about their dreams.

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Taranaki school on lockdown after reports of person with firearm nearby

Police got a call a person was walking down the road with a firearm.

It's been a wet and wild start to the day in the south.

Heavy rain set to hit much of the upper North Island with Northland bracing for thunderstorms

MetService warns surface and flash flooding could be caused by this type of weather.

Six people injured in New Plymouth crash

Two of the victims are in a serious condition after the accident near the city's airport.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

Two people seriously injured in Taranaki crash

Diversions in on State Highway 3.

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