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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Inaugural showcase celebrates predator free vision

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Wed 29 Mar 2023

Pukeiti is preparing to host an exhibition by New Zealand artists, running alongside a series of events giving fascinating insights into Taranaki’s predator-free journey.

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Spotlight on moth plant

Moth plant pods

Wed 22 Mar 2023

Is there an annoying vine in your garden with large green pods containing a milky sap? If so, it could be moth plant – a pest plant that Taranaki Regional Council wants to destroy.

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Enviroschools and Dairy Trust Taranaki team up to inspire future farmers

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Wed 22 Mar 2023

Taranaki Enviroschools’ Ag + Hort (agriculture and horticulture) programme is keen to inspire tamariki through on-farm learning experiences.

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Have your say on the future of transport in Taranaki

Mt Taranaki Rural Road

Tue 14 Mar 2023 10:00am

Are you a bus user or would like to start using public transport? Or is road safety and how speed is managed something you want to talk about? Or do you want more opportunities for walking or getting out and about on your bike?

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Alligator weed control off to promising start


Wed 08 Mar 2023

The battle to control Taranaki’s first alligator weed infestation is off to a good start, as Taranaki Regional Council works to stop the highly invasive pest plant from spreading.

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Beware of sea lice and other biting ocean critters

Sea lice 3 Credit Rachael Peart

Tue 31 Jan 2023 9:00pm

Beach-goers heading to cool off in the sea this summer are being warned to act quickly if they are nipped by sea lice and other miniscule ocean critters.

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$2.5m for Zero Possum project

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Wed 25 Jan 2023

Towards Predator-Free Taranaki has received $2.5 million to more than double the size of its possum eradication zone.

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