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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.

2008-09-29 14:41:11

By MAETZIG, Rob This week, the Government awarded nine new petroleum exploration licence blocks covering half of Taranaki. Awarding these licences guarantees a big increase in seismic surveying and exploration activity.

2008-09-24 15:00:56

T WO stories in yesterday's paper confirmed what many of us have been thinking for some time: that Taranaki is ideally placed to ride out the financial storm sweeping the globe. And maybe come out of it a little ahead.

2008-09-24 15:00:56

A BONANZA of oil and gas exploration activity is set to take place throughout Taranaki, with explorers poised to spend at least $100 million conducting seismic surveys and drilling wells.

2008-09-08 15:00:42

By PRICE, Vicki 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. ------------------- TARANAKI'S young people used to dance. They used to dance a lot.

2008-09-05 15:00:30

By HUMPHREYS, Lyn A BUREAUCRATIC loophole has meant about 1700 people in Taranaki are missing out on the Government's cut-price extension for all subsidised medicines.

2008-09-05 15:00:14

By EVANS, Ryan LAKE CONCERNS * Future water allocation from upstream areas, including Stratford's water supply. * Lower lake levels affecting the area's natural character and recreational activities on the lake. * Altered river flows below Patea Dam. * A negative impact on fish.

2008-09-04 15:00:17

MEET the Locals is the theme for this year's Conservation Week. It will celebrate local species, places and the Taranaki environmental groups protecting the region's wildlife.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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