Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

Woodleigh School well on the way to being predator-free

Woodleigh school students 896px

Thu 08 Aug 2019

You’re likely to see a number of tui, kererū and other birdlife when you enter the bush next to Woodleigh School, New Plymouth.

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Community freshwater effort continues to sparkle


Tue 23 Jul 2019

Latest monitoring results show Taranaki is maintaining the significant improvements in freshwater ecological health that it has won in recent years.

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Auditor-General not proceeding to investigate complaint into Yarrow Stadium

Taranaki Regional Council

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Taranaki Regional Council acknowledges the Auditor-General’s decision not to proceed with an investigation into Yarrow Stadium.

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Protecting Puniho Pā from pests

tpft website puniho pa 2

Tue 16 Jul 2019

A willingness to help his Pā has seen Ngā Māhanga hapū member take on a fun role of Pā pest protector.

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Native bush brings bonuses to farmers

Mat and Vanessa Vujcich

Thu 11 Jul 2019

If you’ve got a special slice of nature on your property, don’t pass up an opportunity to protect and improve it because the effort will reward you in ways that may surprise.

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Taranaki efforts to improve freshwater win national award

Transforming Taranaki

Tue 09 Jul 2019

Taranaki community’s mammoth efforts to improve freshwater health at a landscape scale have been recognised by a national award.

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Digital hub puts farmers in the know

Farmer online

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Farmers, foresters and other land-based operators in Taranaki have a new digital tool to help them meet environmental requirements and expectations while still maintaining production targets.

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No room for possums in Oākura

website possum hunters Max and Andrea

Fri 21 Jun 2019

The goal of Oākura and the Kaitake area to be possum-free, the largest area in mainland New Zealand, is heading in the right direction thanks to the diligence of locals and experienced possum hunters.

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