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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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New guide 'essential reading' for farmers

Requirements block

Wed 19 Apr 2017

Farmers in Taranaki have a handy new aid to help them ensure they stay on top of their environmental responsibilities.

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Get yourself in pole position

Pole planting Block

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Recent storms have again shown the volatility of our weather and the inability of some land to cope with large quantities of water over a short period.

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Support for SH3 decisions

SH3 Tunnel Block

Thu 13 Apr 2017

The announcement of key decisions on two major State Highway 3 projects is great news for Taranaki, says Regional Transport Committee chairman Craig Williamson.

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CAPOW for compost

CAPOW Expo Block

Wed 29 Mar 2017

Local communities saw a celebration of young minds, science and curiosity last week, as Matapu and Stratford Primary schools showed off their organic waste experiments at a CAPOW Expo Day.

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Farmers chew the fat in the hillcountry

Field Day 1 Block

Mon 27 Feb 2017

“Everyone’s winning on a day like this,” says Huiroa hillcountry farmer Campbell McCowan.

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Biodiversity angels get wind beneath wings


Mon 20 Feb 2017

Taranaki people and organisations doing their bit for Mother Nature can put their hands up for assistance from a dedicated fund.

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Minimal change proposed for Taranaki regional rate


Mon 20 Feb 2017

The Taranaki Regional Council today adopted a Draft Annual Plan that foreshadows a 1% rise in general rates for the 2017-2018 financial year.

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Field Day to show benefits of targeted land use

Peter ands Niels Hansen Block

Fri 10 Feb 2017

Like all hillcountry farmers, Peter and Niels Hansen have dozens of projects needing their time and money, so when the Taranaki Regional Council offered funding and incentives they jumped at them.

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