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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Taranaki farmer fined $95,750

5 Diverson 2 Derby Rd in foreground Mt Taranaki in background from drone 29 10 2019

Tue 04 Oct 2022

The vast majority of Taranaki farmers follow the rules and want to do the right thing when it comes to the environment.

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Connector passenger numbers hit record high

Connector Bus Service

Thu 22 Sep 2022

August was a bumper month for Taranaki buses, with the Connector setting a new record, big passenger increases across the whole network and a total of more than 76,650 passenger trips.

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Mudfish thriving in Taranaki wetland

mudfish web

Wed 21 Sep 2022

Standing knee deep in a swamp on a chilly spring morning may not be everyone’s idea of fun, but for Taranaki Regional Council’s biodiversity officers, ecologists and freshwater scientists, it’s the stuff they live for.

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Council reports $2.6m surplus as planning for future continues to gather pace

Mt Taranaki from Lake Mangamahoe with tourist in foreground 123rf web

Tue 20 Sep 2022 3:00pm

Taranaki Regional Council has continued its strong and prudent financial management with a $2.6m surplus for the 2021-2022 financial year.

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Public urged to look out for alligator weed

alligator weed waitara sept

Thu 15 Sep 2022

Alligator weed has been discovered at a second Taranaki site, but so far, both infestations appear to be well contained.

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From pruning to possums: Mitch's big move

MitchGrahamZeroPossum web

Wed 24 Aug 2022

Mitch Graham reckons he may not be able to stop the glaciers melting, but he can help give Taranaki’s native species a fighting chance against predators.

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Alligator weed confirmed in Taranaki

Alligator weed Waitara

Tue 16 Aug 2022

Alligator weed has been discovered in Taranaki, with work under way to establish how far the invasive pest plant has spread.

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Candidates revealed for 2022 local elections

TRC Cloten Road 15 August 2022 web

Mon 15 Aug 2022 1:00pm

Twenty-four candidates have put their names in the hat to be a Taranaki Regional Council elected member.

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