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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Hollard Gardens Family Corner becomes spray free

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Thu 08 Oct 2020

Hollard Gardens has introduced sawdust as a natural solution to control weeds in its popular children’s play area, eliminating the need to use potentially toxic sprays in this high use area.

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Backyard Biodiversity videos top of the pops

Backyard Biodiversity

Wed 07 Oct 2020

A national poll has given ‘top of the pops’ honours to a home-grown Taranaki video series encouraging families to engage with the environment during lockdown.

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Fri 02 Oct 2020

Pukeiti is excited to announce the opening of its 12-bed Pīwakawaka Family Hut, giving families the chance to sleep above the treetops and wake up to birdsong.

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Pukeiti launches Tamariki Ara Hīkoi

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Fri 25 Sep 2020

Pukeiti has expanded its popular Kids Treehouse Trail activity into te reo Māori, just in time for the school holidays.

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TRC meets ‘extraordinary challenges’ of 2019/2020 year

Tue 22 Sep 2020

The year to July 31 brought unprecedented and extraordinary challenges but the Taranaki Regional Council emerged in good financial shape and with most operational targets achieved or exceeded, says Council Chair David MacLeod.

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Say hello to Rainforest Eatery

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Mon 21 Sep 2020

Say hello to Rainforest Eatery, the vibrant new cafe nestled in the heart of Pukeiti – serving up old school favourites with a modern twist.

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Funding to help farmers complete riparian planting

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Tue 15 Sep 2020

More than 600km of Taranaki river and stream banks will be planted with almost a million native plants next winter as the region’s farmers take advantage of a $5 million Government boost.

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New SH3 funding welcomed

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Wed 09 Sep 2020

New safety improvements announced for SH3 immediately south of New Plymouth have been welcomed by the region’s peak transport planning body.

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