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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Free Festival buses for Inglewood, Waitara

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Thu 07 Dec 2023

Waitara and Inglewood residents can jump aboard a free bus to the Festival of Lights this summer, thanks to Taranaki Regional Council.

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Community has its say on public transport

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Mon 04 Dec 2023

A successful community consultation has revealed key themes that will help Taranaki Regional Council improve the future of public transport in the region.

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Pukeiti to host country’s best woodcrafters

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Thu 23 Nov 2023

After falling in love with the lathe he bought for his wife more than 40 years ago, Stratford woodworker Tony Waterson has never looked back.

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Awards honour region’s environmental heroes

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Thu 16 Nov 2023 5:00am

Groups and individuals who have gone above and beyond in their mahi to protect and care for the region have been honoured at this year’s Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Awards.

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Locals urged to avoid swimming after rain

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Tue 07 Nov 2023

People heading out to swimming spots across Taranaki this summer are being encouraged to wait a few days after heavy rain before diving in.

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Enjoy the water but stay safe this summer, says Taranaki Harbour Master

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Fri 13 Oct 2023 5:00am

Boaties are being reminded of the importance of carrying lifejackets for everyone enjoying a trip out to sea to keep all water users safe and sound this summer.

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Feedback sought on the next steps for Taranaki’s freshwater

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Mon 25 Sep 2023 5:00am

Taranaki Regional Council has launched its latest community conversation that will help shape how it manages the region’s freshwater.

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Thrice weekly bus service boosts Coastal Taranaki links

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Mon 25 Sep 2023 5:00am

A new bus service to strengthen transport links around the Taranaki coast is being trialled with the launch of an Ōpunake to New Plymouth (SH45) Southlink Coastal route.

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