Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Council in full swing with safety the top priority

Unite against COVID-19

Thu 14 May 2020

The safety of the public and staff remain the highest priority for Taranaki Regional Council moving into Level 2.

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Check for catches before reaching for matches

Think again before burning rubbish

Mon 11 May 2020

Rubbish fires are unhelpful to emergency services during the pandemic response – but such fires are subject to restrictions and requirements in normal times as well, says the Taranaki Regional Council.

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TRC back in business - but not business as usual

Unite against COVID-19

Fri 24 Apr 2020

The Prime Minister has announced that the country will move to Alert Level 3 from next Tuesday 28 April.

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Pre-schooler's delight at Pukeiti Passport Challenge win

Mia Edmonds

Fri 17 Apr 2020

When 4-year-old Mia Edmonds gets to see her friends again, she’ll have some big news to share.

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Self-help Pest Programme reaches exciting milestone

Trap on farmland

Thu 16 Apr 2020

A significant milestone has been reached in Taranaki’s Self-help Pest Programme as the first landowners take control of predator traps on their properties.

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Great time to check backyard rat traps

Rat trap

Wed 15 Apr 2020

Towards Predator-Free Taranaki is calling on locals with backyard rat traps to ensure they are set, baited, checked regularly and catches are recorded.

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TRC to appoint new Chief Executive

Basil Chamberlain and David MacLeod

Fri 03 Apr 2020 4:00pm

The Taranaki Regional Council Chief Executive, Basil Chamberlain, will retire when his current five-year contract ends mid-year, and the Council has begun a recruitment process to find a replacement.

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Bugs, birds and gardens - lockdown ideas for all the family

Backyard Biodiversity

Fri 03 Apr 2020

If you thought staying at home was boring, you’ve got a whole new world waiting to be discovered.

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