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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Message clear: Get on with SH3 Bell Block-Waitara safety project

Regional Transport Committee

Wed 02 Jun 2021

Taranaki speaks with one voice in seeking urgent action on long-awaited safety improvements on the Bell Block-Waitara corridor, says the head of the Regional Transport Committee.

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A million plants to transform Taranaki farms

Riparian Jeremy Moa

Fri 28 May 2021

A million native plants have been distributed to Taranaki farmers, continuing a remarkable transformation of the region’s landscape.

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Remediation NZ Ltd resource consent application declined

Taranaki Regional Council

Wed 26 May 2021

The Hearing Panel has declined the application by Remediation NZ for resource consents allowing discharges of contaminants to land, to water and to air.

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High hopes of new grey-faced petrel colony

Grey-faced petrel Oakura May 2021

Thu 20 May 2021

Grey-faced petrels have been spotted around Oākura, sparking excitement a new breeding colony may be becoming established among the coastal cliffs.

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'Far-reaching change' backdrop for TRC Long-Term Plan

2021/2031 Long-Term Plan

Tue 18 May 2021

The Taranaki Regional Council says the Long-Term Plan (LTP) it adopted today aims to give the region the best possible start in navigating sweeping changes that are set to reshape the way local government works.

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Flood warning gear targeted in attack

Waitōtara Valley

Thu 13 May 2021

A vandalism attack on a remote automated monitoring station left communities and livelihoods vulnerable to unexpected flooding, the Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Swap your ginger for a native tree

Kahili ginger

Thu 06 May 2021

A pest plant blitz has revealed many New Plymouth residents are unaware of the destructive ginger growing in their gardens.

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Duck hunters urged to Check, Clean, Dry

duckshooting resized

Fri 30 Apr 2021

Taranaki duck hunters are being reminded to Check, Clean, Dry this season, to avoid spreading aquatic pest plants between waterways.

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