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Community benefitting from Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Thu 14 Feb 2019

New Plymouth students and residents are already experiencing benefits from Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, as residents unite to support biodiversity by removing predators - the biggest project of its kind in New Zealand.

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'Perfect honeymoon' removing possums in a New Zealand-first

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Fri 25 Jan 2019

A new married couple are spending their honeymoon removing possums in New Zealand’s first large-scale possum eradication operation, as part of Towards Predator-Free Taranaki.

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Ngāmotu Beach okay for public use

Ngāmotu Beach

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Ngāmotu Beach is open for swimmers and other recreational users, with the clean-up all but finished after yesterday’s discharge of diesel.

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Ngāmotu Beach discharge halted

Taranaki Regional Council

Mon 21 Jan 2019 4:00pm

Hydrocarbon material is no longer discharging into the sea at Ngāmotu Beach, New Plymouth, and the clean-up from today’s spill is continuing.

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Mixed messenger

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Mon 21 Jan 2019

Letter to the editor, Taranaki Daily News:

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Stay away from Ngāmotu Beach, public advised

Taranaki Regional Council

Mon 21 Jan 2019

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New trapping technology for rural New Plymouth

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Tue 18 Dec 2018

New trapping technology is helping the large-scale removal of stoats, ferrets and weasels in rural New Plymouth – the first step in a large scale rural operation that will be a New Zealand first.

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Grandmother buys 12 rat traps for Christmas presents

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Thu 13 Dec 2018

A Taranaki grandmother who bought 12 rat-traps for her mokopuna says she wants them to give the koha back to taio (the environment) this Christmas.

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