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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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New report backs SH43 improvements

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Wed 09 Aug 2017

SH43’s importance is increasing and it’s become vital for the route to be fully sealed and have more spent on safety improvements and maintenance, a new investigation has concluded.

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New insight into kiwi population

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Fri 21 Jul 2017

Technology is providing a rare glimpse into the intimate relationships of kiwi at a South Taranaki property.

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Fly the flag for environmental champions

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Mon 03 Jul 2017

It's time to think about who deserves recognition as one of Taranaki's environmental heroes.

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Way to go, Waiokura

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Mon 12 Jun 2017

Latest results from a long-running scientific study strongly suggest Taranaki is taking the right approach to protecting and improving the quality of its rivers and streams.

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Erosion scheme nurtures winners

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Thu 01 Jun 2017

The positive benefits of retiring and planting erosion-prone land have been highlighted in a national award for a South Taranaki farming couple.

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Riparian plants cleared for distribution

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Mon 29 May 2017

Distribution of thousands of riparian plants from some Taranaki Regional Council depots is now able to resume after a clearance from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

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Riparian plant distribution postponed


Mon 22 May 2017

The planned distribution of thousands of riparian plants in Taranaki has been put on hold because of the discovery of myrtle rust.

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Which waves rock? It's worth speaking up

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Mon 22 May 2017

An online survey is giving Taranaki people a voice in crucial decisions about protection of the region’s renowned surf breaks – and the chance to win a $400 surf-shop voucher.

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