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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Freshwater package needs major review, says TRC

Taranaki Regional Council

Tue 05 Nov 2019

Taranaki Regional Council has raised major concerns over the Government’s ‘Essential Freshwater’ package of policy proposals and regulation changes.

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Long-serving TRC Chair back with new deputy


Wed 30 Oct 2019

David MacLeod has been re-elected as Taranaki Regional Council Chairman for his fifth term, with Michael Joyce as his new deputy.

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Taranaki’s 'people power' a model for restoring ecosystems

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Thu 10 Oct 2019

A bushman helping re-home kiwi, students using drones to monitor stream health, habitat and predators, and farmers helping plant and fence more than 13,000 kilometres of streambank to support water health ...

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Community gets credit as TRC reports good year

TRC Annual Report 2018/2019 cover

Tue 01 Oct 2019

Significant challenges and notable achievements are strong features of the Taranaki Regional Council’s 2018-2019 Annual Report adopted today, says Council Chair David MacLeod.

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TRC establishes stadium project governance group

Taranaki Regional Council

Tue 01 Oct 2019

The Taranaki Regional Council has established a governance group for the Yarrow Stadium upgrade project, following advice from New Plymouth District Council that they were not in a position to deliver the repair and refurbishment project.

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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

Taranaki hillcountry farm

Thu 19 Sep 2019

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

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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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