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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Taranaki Regional Council offices closed

Taranaki Regional Council

Tue 24 Mar 2020

The Taranaki Regional Council offices are closed from 4pm Tuesday 24 March until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic response.

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COVID-19 guidance

Taranaki Regional Council

Wed 18 Mar 2020

The Taranaki Regional Council offices will close from Wednesday 25 March until further notice due to the COVID-19 alert level four.

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Predator Free 2050: Taranaki leading the way

North Island Robin

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Taranaki is well ahead of the game as the country works towards the ambitious goal of becoming predator free by 2050, says the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Forgotten World Highway funding welcomed

SH43 BlockImage

Fri 28 Feb 2020

It’s fantastic news for the region that a total of $23 million will be spent to seal and improve the Forgotten World Highway (SH43), says the Regional Transport Committee Chair, Matthew McDonald.

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River and groundwater surveys find only tiniest trace of pesticides

Groundwater sampling

Tue 04 Feb 2020

The results of two recent sampling surveys offer reassurance to those concerned about the potential for pesticide contamination in the region’s fresh water, the Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Christmas-New Year hours

Season's Greetings

Mon 16 Dec 2019

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 Friday, 3 January, 2020.

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TRC investigates oil on beach at Oākura

Taranaki Regional Council

Wed 04 Dec 2019

Taranaki Regional Council officers are investigating to find the source of oil that has washed up at the southern end of Oākura Beach. They are also cleaning up the small amount of oil that has been found, and checking other locations.

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Bridge-blocker completes Waitara flood defences

Waitara Town Bridge flood barrier

Mon 25 Nov 2019

A new removable barrier is ready for use if extreme rainfall ever results in the Waitara River threatening to rise above the deck of the Town Bridge.

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