Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

Taranaki’s “people power” a model for restoring ecosystems

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Thu 10 Oct 2019

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Sweet 'n salty bait is best

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Mon 07 Oct 2019

Taranaki rats prefer a sweet and salty combination when it comes to bait, an investigation by a keen Oākura trapper has found.

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Community gets credit as TRC reports good year

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Tue 01 Oct 2019

Significant challenges and notable achievements are strong features of the Taranaki Regional Council’s 2018-2019 Annual Report adopted today, says Council Chair David MacLeod.

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TRC establishes stadium project governance group

Taranaki Regional Council

Tue 01 Oct 2019

The Taranaki Regional Council has established a governance group for the Yarrow Stadium upgrade project, following advice from New Plymouth District Council that they were not in a position to deliver the repair and refurbishment project.

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No ‘bogeys’ on this course

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Wed 25 Sep 2019

They take their birdies seriously at Westown Golf Club – native birdies, that is.

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Rare sea-bird visit for coastal Taranaki

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Wed 25 Sep 2019

A beautiful sea-bird was a surprise find for Towards Predator-Free Taranaki Project Manager Toby Shanley.

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$3.9 million available for hillcountry farm projects

Taranaki hillcountry farm

Thu 19 Sep 2019

There’s $3.9 million worth of good news for eastern Taranaki hillcountry farmers.

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Oil and gas workers redirect careers to Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Fri 13 Sep 2019

Two oil and gas contractors have made a career u-turn into Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, the region-wide project helping native wildlife and plants.

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