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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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No ‘bogeys’ on this course

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Wed 25 Sep 2019

They take their birdies seriously at Westown Golf Club – native birdies, that is.

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Rare sea-bird visit for coastal Taranaki

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Wed 25 Sep 2019

A beautiful sea-bird was a surprise find for Towards Predator-Free Taranaki Project Manager Toby Shanley.

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$3.9 million available for hillcountry farm projects

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Thu 19 Sep 2019

There’s $3.9 million worth of good news for eastern Taranaki hillcountry farmers.

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Oil and gas workers redirect careers to Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Fri 13 Sep 2019

Two oil and gas contractors have made a career u-turn into Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, the region-wide project helping native wildlife and plants.

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Woodleigh School well on the way to being predator-free

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Thu 08 Aug 2019

You’re likely to see a number of tui, kererū and other birdlife when you enter the bush next to Woodleigh School, New Plymouth.

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Community freshwater effort continues to sparkle


Tue 23 Jul 2019

Latest monitoring results show Taranaki is maintaining the significant improvements in freshwater ecological health that it has won in recent years.

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Auditor-General not proceeding to investigate complaint into Yarrow Stadium

Taranaki Regional Council

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Taranaki Regional Council acknowledges the Auditor-General’s decision not to proceed with an investigation into Yarrow Stadium.

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Protecting Puniho Pā from pests

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Tue 16 Jul 2019

A willingness to help his Pā has seen Ngā Māhanga hapū member take on a fun role of Pā pest protector.

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