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By ROOKES, Felicity KIWI music legend John Rowles will be in New Plymouth next month for an intimate show-and- tell of his musical life. The 61-year-old reckons the dinner show at the Quality Hotel on November 9 will feature his famous songs and a photo essay of his life as a worldwide performer.
By WINDER, Virginia This article was written by a contributor. It is not to be reproduced without permission from the Taranaki Daily News and charges may be incurred.
By RILKOFF, Matt WATCHING recycling can be a heartbreaking experience. Especially if you are self-confessed computer geek Jay Mclean, 17, and you have sneaked into a massively popular computer recycling depot in New Plymouth hoping to snare a few free bits and bytes.
By EVANS, Ryan SAUSAGES, blankets, blotter pads and pillows will soon be protecting New Plymouth's waterways from oil and petrol spills.
By MCLEAN, Glenn BAIL has again been denied for the Uruti man accused of shooting at his neighbours.
After 10 weeks on dry land the fishing boat Gleaner was put back in the water at Port Taranaki marina in New Plymouth last night. The 15-metre boat suffered major hull damage in July when it broke its moorings in heavy swell and smashed into rocks before coming to rest on Ngamotu Beach.
By WINDER, Virginia This article was written by a contributor. It is not to be reproduced without permission from the Taranaki Daily News and charges may be incurred. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEW Zealand is the land of plenty.
By HULBERT, Jayne THE red carpet is being rolled out in New Plymouth next month when Hollywood and the movies come to town. The city is hosting the New Zealand premiere of Show Of Hands and organisers are promising a glamorous night out.
LAST Wednesday night my wife and I were privileged to be invited to hear 800 pupils in full heart and soul delivering a wonderful variety of song, dance and instrumental items that certainly brought back many memories and kept this old fella a-toe tapping to the rhythm.
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