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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Planting day fun for everyone

Dominic Elliot HHS riparian Block

Thu 01 Sep 2016

Hawera High School students showed how much can be achieved in numbers when 45 of them dug in more than 1000 plants on a Manaia property last month.

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Council completes $3.4 million Waitara flood protection

Waitara flood wall West Quay David MacLeod Joe Rauner

Tue 30 Aug 2016

Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection.

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Protect your whitebaiting patches

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Fri 29 Jul 2016

It’s that time of year again – when whitebaiters lower their nets into the water and the smell of the seasonal delicacy is soon wafting out of a frypan.

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Special forests are flourishing

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Wed 20 Jul 2016

Monitoring of Taranaki’s Key Native Ecosystems (KNEs) shows that the programme’s native forest areas are in fine fettle.

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State of the Council

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Wed 13 Jul 2016

Taranaki Regional Council Pre-Election Report summary.

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Native wildlife fans banish brazen pests

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Fri 24 Jun 2016

When Daniela Chmurska and her family moved to their New Plymouth property a few years ago they found it overrun with possums.

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Where the wild things are

Tue 14 Jun 2016

There are 217 spots peppered throughout Taranaki – some secret, some not so secret – that are home to many of our favourite species.

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Taranaki attitude advances riparian scheme

Fri 10 Jun 2016

The region’s farmers are keeping their eye on the ball – nearly 400,000 plants are being distributed to riparian planholders this season and Taranaki Regional Council Chairman David MacLeod is full of praise.

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