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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Flood warning gear targeted in attack

Waitōtara Valley

Thu 13 May 2021

A vandalism attack on a remote automated monitoring station left communities and livelihoods vulnerable to unexpected flooding, the Taranaki Regional Council says.

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Swap your ginger for a native tree

Kahili ginger

Thu 06 May 2021

A pest plant blitz has revealed many New Plymouth residents are unaware of the destructive ginger growing in their gardens.

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Duck hunters urged to Check, Clean, Dry

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Fri 30 Apr 2021

Taranaki duck hunters are being reminded to Check, Clean, Dry this season, to avoid spreading aquatic pest plants between waterways.

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Last chance to have your say on freshwater in Taranaki

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Wed 21 Apr 2021

Taranaki residents have just one week left to share their long-term vision for their local freshwater bodies.

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Taranaki dates set for rural waste recycling collections


Wed 21 Apr 2021

Attention farmers! Agrecovery rural waste collections will be held in New Plymouth on 10 May, Stratford on 11 May and Hāwera on 12 May.

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Funding boost for predator control in Taranaki


Fri 16 Apr 2021

Towards Predator-Free Taranaki has welcomed a $750,000 boost that has created six new jobs, accelerating efforts to remove introduced predators and protect the region’s native bush, birds and wildlife.

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High-tech survey takes Taranaki to next level of mapping

LiDAR aerial survey

Thu 15 Apr 2021

Detailed 3D maps of Taranaki will be available later this year following a high-tech aerial laser survey that began this month.

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Payment options changing as banks phase out cheques


Mon 12 Apr 2021

With banks phasing out cheques, TRC will be unable to accept payments by cheque after 26 May 2021.

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