In footage posted online, parts of houses can be seen floating in the Awakino river.
Tornado rips through coastal settlement in Taranaki
Taranaki teen crowned Miss Teenager Universe Oceania 2019 in Guatemala
A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle.
Woman charged with murder over death in New Plymouth
A New Zealand Police vehicle with a road block in place (file image).
One person dead after crash in Taranaki
A severe thunderstorm ripped through Taranaki today, with tornados and giant hail storms damaging property and cutting power.
Storm-lashed Taranaki residents told to brace for more wild weather
Otakeho tornado captured on camera during day of wild weather in Taranaki
One person was injured and taken to Taranaki Base Hospital.
'Like an earthquake' - New Plymouth resident describes moment tornado rips through neighbourhood
Bell Block resident John Bamford said it was over and done in less than five seconds – but left lasting results.
'The wife got chucked against the house' - Taranaki man says tornado sounded 'like a bloody train'
Eyewitness captures footage of destructive New Plymouth tornado
Tornado strikes New Plymouth, injuring one person and damaging house
Warnings lifted for Wellington area after severe thunderstorms forecast
'Reprieve' over access to treatment at Hāwera Hospital after protest
Stratford is hoping an association with the Bard will help put it on the map.
Small Kiwi town has high hopes to become the William Shakespeare capital of NZ
They did however announce an upgrade for cancer fighting technology in the regions.
Government announces new cancer treatment services for regions
Health warning signs have become a common sight at river mouths in Taranaki.
Questions remain over freshwater quality in Taranaki region
Man arrested after firearms call-out in Hawera, Taranaki
The New Plymouth mother of three has been fighting ACC for nearly six years.
ACC revokes cover for woman who was surgically injured
Measles (file picture).
Person confirmed to have measles travelled from Auckland to New Plymouth
Barrett said the transfer from the Hurricanes to Auckland was the best choice for him and his wife.
Beauden Barrett confirms move to Blues as details of four-year deal - including 2020 break and possible Japan stint - revealed
Police are calling for information on Thomas Holland of New Plymouth, whose body was found in Taranaki on Saturday.
Police name wanted criminal with gang connections as man found dead in Taranaki creek
For this Kiwi women it’s a small token to say thank you for the support her family’s received.
Grateful Taranaki mum donates over 100 gowns to school that changed her son's life
A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle.
Man's body found near New Plymouth school
Marilynn and Roy Bridger are dismayed after a fence was built blocking their sea view.
Fair Go: New Plymouth couple dismayed after neighbour's new fence blocks their beautiful sea views
1 NEWS’ Arrun Soma reports from Waverley – a town in mourning.
Driver in horror Waverley crash which killed seven, including baby, 'already gone' on synthetic cannabis
Police concerned for woman missing from New Plymouth for almost two weeks
Woman tours now-famous 'mystery' bedroom she plastered with pop posters in 1964
1080 poison sign (file picture).
Man sentenced to five years in prison after threatening Taranaki DOC staff over 1080 poison
St John ambulance.
One person dead in Taranaki crash involving motorcycle and car
Yoghurt pots, margarine tubs help resurface New Plymouth road in NZ-first recycling trial
A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle.
One person dead after truck crash north of New Plymouth