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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Council holiday hours and contacts


Mon 18 Dec 2023

Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday, 20 December 2023 until 8am on Thursday, 4 January 2024.

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Council begins site upgrade

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Mon 18 Dec 2023

Construction will soon get underway at Taranaki Regional Council to replace an earthquake-prone building and carry out long-overdue upgrades.

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Community key to future of public transport

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Tue 12 Dec 2023

Public transport has been topical in Taranaki recently, with many in our community calling for a different and better way of doing things. 

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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

Better Travel Choices

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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