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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Airport Farm Trustee Ltd granted resource consent

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Wed 11 May 2022 3:00pm

The Hearing Panel has released its decision on the resource consent application by Airport Farm Trustee Ltd.

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Mistletoe: Too delicious for its own good

Sam Haultain with mistletoe resized

Thu 05 May 2022

It’s known as an ice-cream species because it’s delicious to possums. Unfortunately that’s a big reason why our native mistletoe populations have dwindled across much of the country, including in Taranaki.

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Vandalism attack damages $13k of flood warning gear

Vandalism attack

Fri 08 Apr 2022 12:00pm

A remote flood monitoring station on the Waiwhakaiho river has been vandalised and equipment stolen, leaving the community vulnerable to unexpected flooding.

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Keeping track of our urban rats

Kieran Godfrey tracking tunnel 3

Wed 06 Apr 2022

We’ve been waging war on rats for a while – but how do we know if it’s working?

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New weed guide a must-have for locals

Leigh Honnor Janet Hunt Feb 2022 Weedbusters booklet 3

Wed 06 Apr 2022

A free guide to Taranaki weeds is being called a must-have for local gardeners or anyone who’s ever had a “weed-shaped hole” to fill.

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Seeking Taranaki's biodiversity gems

Kelsi wetlands v2

Wed 09 Mar 2022

Is there a special piece of native bush on your property? A place where the tūī and kererū hang out or a home to distinctive plants, fungi, flowers or insects? If there is, keep reading. Because it might be even more special than you think.

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Wetlands home to precious native species

Alice and the dragonfly web

Fri 11 Feb 2022

Swamps, marshes and bogs may not be glamorous but for some of our most unique native species they’re the perfect home.

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Work starts to replace roof for Yarrow Stadium’s West Stand

View from Yarrow Stadium's West Stand

Thu 10 Feb 2022 8:30am

The redevelopment of Taranaki’s iconic Yarrow Stadium achieved another significant milestone as work gets underway to replace the roof on the West Stand.

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