Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Boost to Waiwhakaiho flood scheme

flood web

Mon 19 Feb 2024 11:00am

Businesses and homes in The Valley in New Plymouth will get improved protection from flooding with an upgrade to the lower Waiwhakaiho River Flood Control Scheme.

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Better bus services number one priority in Draft Taranaki Regional Land Transport Plan

Draft RLTP Bus Image News

Fri 16 Feb 2024 9:00am

A step-wise change in public bus services is the number one funding priority in the draft Regional Land Transport Plan for Taranaki (RLTP).

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Turkey the Bird set to charm Taranaki at Tūpare Gardens

Turkey the Bird

Thu 01 Feb 2024

Sunshine, food and music will take over Tūpare Gardens for a free family event on 11 February.

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Taranaki Regional Council celebrates 2023 surge in public transport numbers

2023 Bus Stats

Mon 29 Jan 2024 1:00pm

More trips are being taken on buses in the region with new figures from Taranaki Regional Council showing an 18% rise in public transport patronage in 2023.

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Pukeiti launch for local author’s new Waffle book

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Wed 10 Jan 2024

Imaginations are set to run wild with the launch of new children's book Whetu and Waffle Explore Taranaki at a free family event at Pukeiti.

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Council holiday hours and contacts

Christmas

Mon 18 Dec 2023

Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday, 20 December 2023 until 8am on Thursday, 4 January 2024.

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Council begins site upgrade

TRC Building 1

Mon 18 Dec 2023

Construction will soon get underway at Taranaki Regional Council to replace an earthquake-prone building and carry out long-overdue upgrades.

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Community key to future of public transport

4 Bus Citylink bus centre Ariki St 6

Tue 12 Dec 2023

Public transport has been topical in Taranaki recently, with many in our community calling for a different and better way of doing things. 

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