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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Dump that ginger for good

Environment Officer Gonzalo Peinado inspecting ginger

Fri 19 May 2023

Pest plants are not just a rural problem – they are also a blight on our urban neighborhoods.

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TRC ready to meet challenges as 2023/2024 Annual Plan adopted

Mt Taranaki Adobe Stock Images Download May 2023

Tue 16 May 2023 1:00pm

Taranaki Regional Council has adopted its Annual Plan for the year ahead, building on the ongoing work to care for the region’s environment and working together with communities to take Taranaki forward.

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Art to inspire a predator free future

Maryanne and painting web

Wed 12 Apr 2023

To Maryanne Shearman, the sight of kererū flying over native bush represents hope for the taiao.

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Inaugural showcase celebrates predator free vision

PredARTor Free logo

Wed 29 Mar 2023

Pukeiti is preparing to host an exhibition by New Zealand artists, running alongside a series of events giving fascinating insights into Taranaki’s predator-free journey.

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Spotlight on moth plant

Moth plant pods

Wed 22 Mar 2023

Is there an annoying vine in your garden with large green pods containing a milky sap? If so, it could be moth plant – a pest plant that Taranaki Regional Council wants to destroy.

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Enviroschools and Dairy Trust Taranaki team up to inspire future farmers

Image 1 TRC Enviroschools

Wed 22 Mar 2023

Taranaki Enviroschools’ Ag + Hort (agriculture and horticulture) programme is keen to inspire tamariki through on-farm learning experiences.

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Have your say on the future of transport in Taranaki

Mt Taranaki Rural Road

Tue 14 Mar 2023 10:00am

Are you a bus user or would like to start using public transport? Or is road safety and how speed is managed something you want to talk about? Or do you want more opportunities for walking or getting out and about on your bike?

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Alligator weed control off to promising start


Wed 08 Mar 2023

The battle to control Taranaki’s first alligator weed infestation is off to a good start, as Taranaki Regional Council works to stop the highly invasive pest plant from spreading.

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