New Plymouth news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from New Plymouth on 30 April 2017.

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Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth restaurants say scammer hasn't left a sour taste
Taranaki Daily News
Bradley James Thomas pleaded guilty to six charges of obtains by deception in the New Plymouth District Court on Wednesday after scamming meals and beverages from six different restaurants in the city between March 31 and April 4 - running up an ...

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 27 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Assault at New Plymouth's Treehouse Bar and Bistro
Taranaki Daily News
Police are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a barman at a New Plymouth pub on Thursday night. The victim of the one punch attack is believed to the the owner of the Treehouse Bar and Bistro on Devon St West. The assault happened about 7pm ...

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 27 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth firefighters called out to timber processors
Taranaki Daily News
Firefighters arrived to find a smoke filled building after being alerted to a blaze at a business in Bell Block on Thursday night. The brigade were called to Taranakipine, a timber processing plant on Hudson Rd, about 7.30pm and spend about 45 minutes ...

 27 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth cafe owner angered by vandalism
Taranaki Daily News
Twice this week Fanny Mobe and her colleague have arrived to open up Paris Plage, at New Plymouth's East End beach, only to spend about 15 minutes cleaning up the site. "It's pretty frustrating and not a great way to have to start the day," Mobe said ...

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 27 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
New volunteers and guides needed for Puke Ariki museum | Stuff.co ...
Stuff.co.nz
Adrienne Nightingale says her 14 years volunteering at New Plymouth's museum have been "very successful" and "very enjoyable" - and is urging others to ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Green Party chooses activist to stand in New Plymouth electorate
Taranaki Daily News
Well known activist and long standing Green Party member Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall has been selected to contest the New Plymouth electorate in 2017. Bramhall, who has been affiliated with the party since arriving in New Zealand in 2002, was voted in by ...

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 25 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New rides for carnival's return to New Plymouth
Taranaki Daily News
Fin and Rio Russell dug the hot dogs and chips at last year's carnival in New Plymouth. The beloved winter show returns to New Plymouth this week in a new location but with just as many crazy rides. NZ Tattoo & Art Festival Director Brent Taylor, who ...

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 24 Apr 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Taranaki Cathedral to acknowledge 'good, bad and ugly' past
Radio New Zealand
New Plymouth hikoi: 'We care about each other'. 15 Jun 2016. New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd. Hundreds of people have marched in unison with New Plymouth's mayor in a hikoi calling for peace after racial tension in the city. Video. New Plymouth hikoi: ...

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 27 Apr 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Could KFC deliveries be winging (or legging) their way to New Plymouth?
Taranaki Daily News
Fast food giant KFC has been testing home deliveries, but could the idea take off in New Plymouth? The fried chicken firm recently launched a trial delivery system with NZ Post that allows those with a craving in Tauranga to get the food delivered to ...

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 20 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Affordable housing firm sets up shop in shed in New Plymouth
Stuff.co.nz
The company, which employs five people in New Plymouth and four in Auckland, claims it can help ease the country's building crisis, which has seen first-home buyers locked out of the market in other parts in the country, by slashing building times.

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 20 Apr 2017 

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