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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Support your local school, support biodiversity!

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Thu 08 Nov 2018

The future’s looking bright as a growing number of schools jump on board Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, safeguarding our local biodiversity.

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Work continues at full pace to advance stadium options

Taranaki Stadium Trust

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Future options for Yarrow Stadium will be presented early in the New Year, and the regional community will need to consider carefully what it wants and where funding will come from.

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Taranaki's 'practical environmentalism' to the fore

2018 Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Awards

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Educators, students, kaitiaki, grassroots volunteers, farmers, businesspeople, scientists and technical specialists are among the recipients of 14 Environmental Awards from the Taranaki Regional Council this evening (25 October 2018).

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Trapper Nancy protects Merrilands biodiversity

Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Protecting her roses from possums sparked Nancy Gordon’s passion for backyard trapping at her New Plymouth home over forty years ago.

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Think like a rat - trapping advice

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Fri 12 Oct 2018

When putting out your trap – think like a rat!
That's the trapping advice from Josh La Franchie, one of New Plymouth district's most committed and youngest urban trappers.

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'Check Clean Dry' reminder to anglers

Check Clean Dry

Mon 01 Oct 2018

The region’s anglers are being urged to protect their patch as they head out to their favourite fishing haunts this spring.

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What New Plymouth rats like best

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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Urban trappers are luring New Plymouth rats with a range of tempting flavours, from peanut butter to avocado, macadamia butter and pineapple lumps.

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Region in a league of its own

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Tue 18 Sep 2018

Outstanding developments during the 2017/2018 year helped to put the region in a league of its own, says Taranaki Regional Council Chairman David MacLeod.

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