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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Simple rules can keep you safe this summer, says Harbour Master

Port Taranaki and Marina

Fri 25 Nov 2022 1:00pm

Summer is a great time to head out to fish for kai or just enjoy the fantastic Taranaki coastline but boaties and kayakers need to remember some simple rules to keep them and their whānau safe, says Harbour Master Tony Parr.

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Why it’s important you have a say on freshwater

Abby Matthews 1

Mon 21 Nov 2022 1:00pm

Freshwater is a taonga. It’s a precious resource and we need to make sure we protect and care for it.

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Taranaki environmental heroes honoured in annual awards

Sustainable Taranaki

Wed 16 Nov 2022 11:00am

Restoring the Waiwhakaiho River, zero waste gigs, wool water filters and stopping the decline in kiwi numbers are among the achievements of this year’s Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Award winners.

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Right bus. Right stop. Right time.

Transit app Taranaki Regional Council

Wed 16 Nov 2022 9:00am

Navigating Taranaki by bus just got a whole lot easier thanks to a smart new app called Transit.

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Going for a dip? Check the water quality first

Swimming in the Waiwhakaiho - Freshwater

Fri 28 Oct 2022

People heading to Taranaki’s lakes, rivers and beaches this summer are encouraged to first check whether the water is safe to swim in.

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Giveaway to support Taranaki schools

Mitre 10 MEGA Helping Hands New Plymouth

Thu 27 Oct 2022

Taranaki tamariki with a passion for the environment will be given a helping hand to turn their sustainability ideas into reality.

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Council elects new chairperson

Charlotte and Neil

Wed 26 Oct 2022 2:00pm

Charlotte Littlewood is the new chairperson of Taranaki Regional Council, after she was elected unopposed by fellow councillors.

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Iwi representatives appointed to Council committees

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Wed 26 Oct 2022 1:00pm

Ngā Iwi o Taranaki have confirmed four of their six representatives for appointment to Taranaki Regional Council’s two main standing committees.

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