Council news

The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Taranaki's coastal environment in the spotlight

web coastal plan frontpage

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Greater recognition and protection of Taranaki’s legendary surf breaks, Māori sites of significance and areas of outstanding value are some of the changes proposed by Taranaki Regional Council (TRC).

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Compliance coming for Taranaki Riparian Programme

web size Riparian planting Punehu Stream upstream from Wiremu Road bridge

Tue 30 Jan 2018

Taranaki’s Riparian Management Programme is entering a new phase, says Taranaki Regional Council Council Chairman David MacLeod.

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Have you seen a rook?

rook website

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Is it a bird, is it a plane, is it a large black bird threatening cropping and horticulture in Taranaki?

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Holiday hours and contact details

Season's Greetings

Thu 21 Dec 2017

The Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office closes on Christmas Eve and reopens at 8am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

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Be safe, have fun on the water

Port Taranaki speed restrictions

Wed 20 Dec 2017

With a cracker of a summer well under way, boaties are being reminded about the need to stay safe – particularly around Port Taranaki and its environs.

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Holiday swimming info just a click away

Coastal water sampling

Mon 18 Dec 2017

Holidaymakers can easily find out whether the water’s okay at the region’s popular freshwater and coastal swimming spots by checking the Taranaki Regional Council website,

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Port continues to be regional economic anchor-point

Port Taranaki.

Tue 12 Dec 2017

Port Taranaki remains a vital element in the regional economy despite ups and downs in its key freight commodities, a new economic assessment report shows.

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Web tools offer torrents of data on dry spell

TRC online data

Mon 11 Dec 2017

Improvements to the online presentation of Taranaki's rainfall and other environmental data are coming into their own in the current dry spell.

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