Latest Taranaki Region Stories

2010-12-14 15:07:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian listed, New Zealand oil and gas producer TAG Oil Ltd.

2009-12-10 18:02:00

Winchester Permit 38748 has significant oil discovery potential: centered in a proven prolific discovery fairway VANCOUVER, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - New Zealand oil and gas producer TAG Oil Ltd.

2008-10-10 15:00:21

CHRISTIAN rock musician Grant Norsworthy will perform his only Taranaki concert in Stratford on October 14. The show at the War Memorial Hall is being hosted by Stratford's Mountainview Vineyard Church.

2008-10-09 15:00:24

By VAN BEYNEN, Martin About $300,000 of public money in the Charles Upham movie is at risk after the company making the film collapsed. Fat and Thin Productions Ltd, the original vehicle for the $18 million film on the double- Victoria Cross winner, went into voluntary liquidation on Monday.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

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.

2008-10-01 15:00:44

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.

2008-10-01 15:00:00

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.

2008-09-30 15:00:36

By HILLS, Jo THE Rainmakers perform today at 8pm at Lepperton Bowling Club. This group comprises Jane Thompson and James Rigby (from acclaimed Australian folk group Blackwood) with their three daughters, Maggie, 15, Elsie, 13, and Naomi, 11.

2008-09-26 15:00:00

By HUMPHREYS, Lyn AN EXTENSIVE campaign calling for South Taranaki people to avoid the Hawera Hospital emergency department unless seriously ill is doomed to fail.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.