Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Going for a dip? Check the water quality first

Swimming in the Waiwhakaiho - Freshwater

Fri 28 Oct 2022

People heading to Taranaki’s lakes, rivers and beaches this summer are encouraged to first check whether the water is safe to swim in.

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Giveaway to support Taranaki schools

Mitre 10 MEGA Helping Hands New Plymouth

Thu 27 Oct 2022

Taranaki tamariki with a passion for the environment will be given a helping hand to turn their sustainability ideas into reality.

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Council elects new chairperson

Charlotte and Neil

Wed 26 Oct 2022 2:00pm

Charlotte Littlewood is the new chairperson of Taranaki Regional Council, after she was elected unopposed by fellow councillors.

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Iwi representatives appointed to Council committees

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Wed 26 Oct 2022 1:00pm

Ngā Iwi o Taranaki have confirmed four of their six representatives for appointment to Taranaki Regional Council’s two main standing committees.

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Let's Kōrero: Have your say on freshwater

korero web

Wed 26 Oct 2022

Do you want to have a say on the swimmability of rivers in Taranaki? Or which waterways are important for fishing or boating? Or what we should be doing to support healthy ecosystems in our region’s lakes and streams?

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Final results announced for 2022 local elections

TRC Cloten Road 15 August 2022 web

Fri 14 Oct 2022 9:00pm

There will be four new faces around the Taranaki Regional Council table after the confirmation of the 2022 local election results.

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Election results 2022

VOTE 2022 colour

Sat 08 Oct 2022 3:00pm

Preliminary results are now available.

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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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