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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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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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Working together to save our wetlands

Andrew Meuli Block

Fri 12 May 2017

Help is at hand for our wetlands, with the Taranaki Regional Council providing funding towards the enhancement and creation of regionally significant wetlands throughout Taranaki.

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Regional rates virtually unchanged

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Mon 08 May 2017

Regional rates will remain virtually unchanged for the 2017/2018 year under an Annual Plan adopted by the Taranaki Regional Council today.

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Bustle predicted as plant orders roll in

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Fri 05 May 2017

Thousands of lush riparian plants are nearly ready for pick up and the Taranaki Regional Council is urging farmers to act quickly if they want a share of those which are as yet unordered this year.

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