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The latest news releases from the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Remediation NZ Ltd resource consent application declined

Taranaki Regional Council

Wed 26 May 2021

The Hearing Panel has declined the application by Remediation NZ for resource consents allowing discharges of contaminants to land, to water and to air.

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'Far-reaching change' backdrop for TRC Long-Term Plan

2021/2031 Long-Term Plan

Tue 18 May 2021

The Taranaki Regional Council says the Long-Term Plan (LTP) it adopted today aims to give the region the best possible start in navigating sweeping changes that are set to reshape the way local government works.

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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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