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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Be safe, have fun on the water

Port Taranaki speed restrictions

Wed 20 Dec 2017

With a cracker of a summer well under way, boaties are being reminded about the need to stay safe – particularly around Port Taranaki and its environs.

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Port continues to be regional economic anchor-point

Port Taranaki.

Tue 12 Dec 2017

Port Taranaki remains a vital element in the regional economy despite ups and downs in its key freight commodities, a new economic assessment report shows.

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Web tools offer torrents of data on dry spell

TRC online data

Mon 11 Dec 2017

Improvements to the online presentation of Taranaki's rainfall and other environmental data are coming into their own in the current dry spell.

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Environmental winners 'earn region another shield'

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Thu 09 Nov 2017

The region deserves an ‘Environmental Ranfurly Shield’ for all the good work being done in the outdoors, says the Taranaki Regional Council Chairman, David MacLeod.

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Taranaki underwater


Tue 31 Oct 2017

Underwater footage is giving residents a rare glimpse of the abundant life and creatures in a key native ecosystem in north Taranaki.

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Council condemns release of sika deer

Taranaki Regional Council

Fri 27 Oct 2017

The Taranaki Regional Council is seriously concerned about the illegal release of sika deer in north Taranaki.

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Landowners crucial to fight Old Man's Beard


Thu 26 Oct 2017

Ongoing vigilance by landowners and urban residents is required to help control an aggressive pest plant threatening streamside planting and biodiversity in the region, Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Taranaki water health changing course

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Wed 18 Oct 2017

Taranaki has recorded its best ever stream health trends in the past 21 years, a 2017 Healthy Waterways report released today (18.10.17) shows.

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