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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Fantastic freshwater feedback from Taranaki communities

Help Shape Rules Media release Staff photo

Tue 02 Jul 2024 9:00am

Around 550 people have attended Taranaki Regional Council’s freshwater drop-in sessions at the 16 events held around the region over the past two weeks.

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High temperatures and low river flows likely caused fish deaths

Waingonongoro media release

Tue 11 Jun 2024 12:00pm

Record high water temperatures and low river levels likely contributed to the deaths of more than 80 fish in two South Taranaki waterways earlier this year, says Taranaki Regional Council.

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Help shape the rules on Taranaki's freshwater


Mon 10 Jun 2024 2:00pm

Changes are coming to how farmers, industry, businesses and communities use freshwater and Taranaki Regional Council wants the public’s help to shape the new rules.

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Taranaki Regional Council’s 2024/34 Long-Term Plan adopted

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Tue 14 May 2024 12:00pm

Protecting the environment is front and centre in Taranaki Regional Council’s Long-Term Plan (LTP) with new investment to safeguard the region’s biodiversity, deliver freshwater improvements and address climate change.

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Please report dying kahikatea

web size Kelsi dead kahikatea in healthy forest

Fri 10 May 2024

Have you seen a dead or unhealthy kahikatea tree in Taranaki?

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Realignment of streams may result in prosecution, Council warns

Goodwin legal case April 2024

Mon 22 Apr 2024 11:00am

Individuals who carry out illegal earthworks to realign or reclaim waterways may face prosecution and potentially a hefty fine, Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Bus fare changes for children and youth

4 Bus Citylink bus centre Ariki St 6

Tue 16 Apr 2024

Fare changes are on the way for bus passengers under 25, following the Government’s decision to stop funding child and youth concessions.

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Clean-up operation launched after bitumen truck crash

Bitumen spill North Taranaki 11 April 2024

Fri 12 Apr 2024 11:00am

A clean-up operation was launched by Taranaki Regional Council on Thursday (11 April) after a truck carrying bitumen crashed near the Mōhakatino Estuary.

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