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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Council to introduce Māori constituency for 2022

Iwi Mount Taranaki Owae Marae

Tue 06 Apr 2021 3:30pm

Taranaki Regional Council has voted to create a Māori constituency for the 2022 elections – a decision hailed as an important step forward for the Council and the right outcome for the region.

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Deadline nears for feedback as big changes loom

Riding the tide of change

Tue 06 Apr 2021

Time is running out for Taranaki people to comment on how the region should best navigate ‘an incoming tide of far-reaching change’ over the coming decade.

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TRC wants to hear your vision for freshwater in Taranaki

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Tue 23 Mar 2021

The Taranaki Regional Council is inviting residents and tangata whenua to have their say about the future of Taranaki’s freshwater.

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Last chance to have say on Māori constituency

Iwi Mount Taranaki Owae Marae

Mon 15 Mar 2021

Time is running out for Taranaki people to have their say on a proposed Māori constituency for Taranaki Regional Council. Submissions close this Friday, 19 March at 4pm.

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Transport in Taranaki - what should the big picture look like?

Regional Transport Committee

Thu 11 Mar 2021

Community views are sought on the future of land transport connections within and to and from Taranaki.

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Have your say on 'incoming tide of change'

Riding the tide of change

Tue 09 Mar 2021

The region faces an ‘incoming tide of far-reaching change’ and the Taranaki Regional Council wants to hear the community’s views to help it decide the best way to meet new challenges.

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Māori constituency consultation opens

Iwi Mount Taranaki Owae Marae

Mon 01 Mar 2021 9:00am

The Taranaki community is invited to have its say on whether the Taranaki Regional Council should create a Māori constituency for the 2022 local authority elections.

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Ammonia fish kill results in substantial fine

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Wed 24 Feb 2021

The total fine of $337,500 imposed on Silver Fern Farms is believed to be the largest on record and sends a very strong message that the community will not tolerate actions that damage or threaten waterways and the species in them, says the TRC.

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