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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Taranaki Regional Council’s 2024/34 Long-Term Plan adopted

Hero shots 896x616 Water Monitoring

Tue 14 May 2024 12:00pm

Protecting the environment is front and centre in Taranaki Regional Council’s Long-Term Plan (LTP) with new investment to safeguard the region’s biodiversity, deliver freshwater improvements and address climate change.

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Please report dying kahikatea

web size Kelsi dead kahikatea in healthy forest

Fri 10 May 2024

Have you seen a dead or unhealthy kahikatea tree in Taranaki?

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Realignment of streams may result in prosecution, Council warns

Goodwin legal case April 2024

Mon 22 Apr 2024 11:00am

Individuals who carry out illegal earthworks to realign or reclaim waterways may face prosecution and potentially a hefty fine, Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Bus fare changes for children and youth

4 Bus Citylink bus centre Ariki St 6

Tue 16 Apr 2024

Fare changes are on the way for bus passengers under 25, following the Government’s decision to stop funding child and youth concessions.

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Clean-up operation launched after bitumen truck crash

Bitumen spill North Taranaki 11 April 2024

Fri 12 Apr 2024 11:00am

A clean-up operation was launched by Taranaki Regional Council on Thursday (11 April) after a truck carrying bitumen crashed near the Mōhakatino Estuary.

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Can I Swim Here ends for summer

CISH BAck Beach

Wed 03 Apr 2024

The Can I Swim Here water quality monitoring has come to a close for the 2023/24 summer.

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Biosecurity Taranaki launch milestone for region

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Fri 22 Mar 2024

Taranaki has taken a significant step forward in safeguarding its unique environment with the official launch of Biosecurity Taranaki.

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Cameras have eyes on possum intruders

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Tue 12 Mar 2024

It’s about to get tougher for wannabe invaders to enter the Zero Possum project zone, with the installation of 60 new self-reporting cameras.

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