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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Freshwater studies point to improvements

Freshwater quality in Taranaki.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

New scientific studies of data from Taranaki and nationwide have concluded that freshwater quality is better than many probably believe – and this region in particular has been taking effective steps to achieve improvements.

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Don't spread unwanted freshwater pests this hunting season

Check Clean Dry

Mon 23 Apr 2018

With duck shooting season starting on Saturday 5 May, Taranaki hunters are being reminded it’s vital to clean their equipment between waterways to avoid the spread of unwanted freshwater pests including the invasive alga didymo.

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Tool for tree planting potential on Taranaki farms

Tree planting in the Taranaki hillcountry.

Fri 06 Apr 2018

From the office of Hon Shane Jones, Minister for Regional Economic Development:

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Taranaki threatened by 11 pest plants and possums

Ginger Control

Tue 06 Mar 2018

Taranaki landowners and occupiers are required to destroy 11 pest plants and possums, threatening Taranaki’s native flora and fauna, economy and legendary lifestyle.

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Future Taranaki builds on strengths

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Mon 05 Mar 2018

Public consultation is starting on two exciting, new projects embracing Taranaki’s tourism and environmental opportunities, proposed by Taranaki Regional Council and underpinned by business as planned.

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Taranaki's coastal environment in the spotlight

web coastal plan frontpage

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Greater recognition and protection of Taranaki’s legendary surf breaks, Māori sites of significance and areas of outstanding value are some of the changes proposed by Taranaki Regional Council (TRC).

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Compliance coming for Taranaki Riparian Programme

web size Riparian planting Punehu Stream upstream from Wiremu Road bridge

Tue 30 Jan 2018

Taranaki’s Riparian Management Programme is entering a new phase, says Taranaki Regional Council Council Chairman David MacLeod.

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Have you seen a rook?

rook website

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Is it a bird, is it a plane, is it a large black bird threatening cropping and horticulture in Taranaki?

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