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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Our Place: Taranaki State of Environment 2022

SOE cover image

Tue 28 Jun 2022 12:00pm

Taranaki can be proud of many aspects of its environment however significant challenges lie ahead.

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The right time to get your hands dirty

Brennan and kids planting web

Mon 27 Jun 2022

It’s often said the key to successful planting is to put the right plant in the right place, at the right time.

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Garden Leader to Leave Lasting Legacy

Greg Rine Pukeiti

Fri 17 Jun 2022

Greg Rine is hanging up his secateurs after decades turning his visions into reality at Taranaki’s renowned regional gardens.

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Turf master brings know-how to Yarrow Stadium main pitch project

Yarrow Stadium Will Bowden website

Fri 27 May 2022

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way to make Yarrow Stadium’s new turf pitch perfect.

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Airport Farm Trustee Ltd granted resource consent

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Wed 11 May 2022 3:00pm

The Hearing Panel has released its decision on the resource consent application by Airport Farm Trustee Ltd.

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Mistletoe: Too delicious for its own good

Sam Haultain with mistletoe resized

Thu 05 May 2022

It’s known as an ice-cream species because it’s delicious to possums. Unfortunately that’s a big reason why our native mistletoe populations have dwindled across much of the country, including in Taranaki.

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Vandalism attack damages $13k of flood warning gear

Vandalism attack

Fri 08 Apr 2022 12:00pm

A remote flood monitoring station on the Waiwhakaiho river has been vandalised and equipment stolen, leaving the community vulnerable to unexpected flooding.

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Keeping track of our urban rats

Kieran Godfrey tracking tunnel 3

Wed 06 Apr 2022

We’ve been waging war on rats for a while – but how do we know if it’s working?

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