Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Pest plants coming into bloom

Giant gunnera

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Taranaki is seeing an early-summer bumper crop of a plant species that’s among the most unwelcome in the region.

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Be informed before taking the plunge

Taranaki waterway

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Taranaki people wondering where best to take a dip over summer can check the Taranaki Regional Council’s online maps showing latest water-quality monitoring results.

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Holiday hours

Season's Greetings

Tue 11 Dec 2018

The Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office will close at the end of business on Christmas Eve and reopen at 8am on Thursday, 3 January, 2019.

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Mt Messenger news makes Christmas merrier

Mt Messenger bypass final route

Mon 10 Dec 2018

The independent commissioner’s thumbs-up for Mt Messenger bypass resource consents is the best Christmas present Taranaki’s had for years, says the region’s key transport planning group.

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SH3 Waitara safety boost welcomed

Regional Transport Committee

Tue 20 Nov 2018

The Government’s announcement of a $29 million project to improve the safety of SH3 between Bell Block and Waitara will ease the fears and frustrations of highway users, says Taranaki Regional Transport Committee Chairman Craig Williamson.

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Taranaki webs the surf

Taranaki surfer

Thu 15 Nov 2018

The ‘surfing the web’ cliché has been turned on its head in Taranaki, where surfers can now go online to suss out current conditions at their favourite breaks – even before they get out of bed.

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Support your local school, support biodiversity!

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Thu 08 Nov 2018

The future’s looking bright as a growing number of schools jump on board Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, safeguarding our local biodiversity.

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Work continues at full pace to advance stadium options

Taranaki Stadium Trust

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Future options for Yarrow Stadium will be presented early in the New Year, and the regional community will need to consider carefully what it wants and where funding will come from.

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