New Plymouth news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from New Plymouth on 24 March 2017.

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Taranaki Daily News
Regular night services through the New Plymouth airport would be introduced for the first time by the National Airways Corporation when it began its winter timetable on May 23, the corporation's New Plymouth branch manager, Mr C D Bamfield, announced.
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Petroleum Conference Opens tomorrow in New Plymouth | Scoop ...Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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 23 Mar 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Ragamuffin organisers look at bringing festival to New Plymouth
Taranaki Daily News
Organisers of one of New Zealand's largest reggae festivals are investigating having the event's final fling in New Plymouth. On Tuesday, promoter Andrew McManus confirmed one of his "guys" would reach out to the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) ...

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 22 Mar 2017 

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Andrew Searle claims Strokeplay Championship title
Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth Golf Club recently completed their Men's Strokeplay Championships. In the senior division the title was won by Andrew Searle who shot rounds of 77-71-72-70-290 to finish six strokes ahead of Mark Kennard 72-72-77-75-296. The intermediate ...

 22 Mar 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Ryan Sissons eyes strong start to the season at ITU World Cup New Plymouth race
Stuff.co.nz
Ryan Sissons has big plans in mind for when he takes to the starting line of the International Triathlon World Cup In New Plymouth on April 2. New Zealand's leading male triathlete, Sissons had his sights set on a podium finish on the course he's ...

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 22 Mar 2017 

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Taranaki Chamber of Commerce chief executive Richard Williams dies
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He was a YMCA New Plymouth board Member from 1999 to 2013, and spent two years as chair from 2006 and 2008. He was the Pukekura Breakfast Rotary Club president in 2000 and again in 2004. He was a trustee on the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust ...

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 23 Mar 2017 

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Man pleads guilty to dealing meth from New Plymouth motel room
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Police originally reported a seizure of 30 grams of meth after a raid on a New Plymouth motor inn, but the actual amount involved was much less. (File Photo). A P dealer linked to 30 grams of methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to only having a fraction ...

 21 Mar 2017 

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Couple plead guilty to role in a spree of New Plymouth robberies
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A couple with four children have pleaded guilty to their role in an armed holdup of a New Plymouth TAB during a mini crime spree that netted them about $1000. Teaomarama Moki Tupe, 36 and Jannah Patricia Bennett, 28, appeared in the New Plymouth ...

 21 Mar 2017 

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Thousands of music lovers head to New Plymouth for Womad
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The 11-year-old has been to every festival since she was born and this year she was one of the 12,500 music fans that filled Brooklands Park in New Plymouth on Saturday for the annual festival of music and dance. "It's cool, all the music and things ...

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 19 Mar 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth's pohutukawa trees under attack
Taranaki Daily News
Last week a pohutukawa tree alongside the Coastal Walkway at East End Beach was illegally cut, other trees have been attacked behind Lynmouth Park while others in Findlay St had holes drilled in them and were poisoned, New Plymouth District Council ...

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 15 Mar 2017 
$3.6m New Plymouth school property projects underway
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Soil turning ceremonies today will mark the start of two education construction projects in New Plymouth, at Spotswood College and the wharekura Te Pi'ipi'inga Kakano Mai Rangiatea, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. "Spotswood College is ...

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 20 Mar 2017 

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