New Plymouth news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from New Plymouth on 16 August 2018.

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Taranaki Daily News
Drone employed to check security of New Plymouth's water supply
Taranaki Daily News
A former commercial pilot is in charge of keeping an airborne eye on New Plymouth's water network. Water Treatment Plant Technician Sam Dymond uses a drone to survey the hard-to-reach pipes and reservoirs of the district's water supply. "It's a simple ...

 15 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Taranaki teachers march down New Plymouth streets in support of nationwide strike
Taranaki Daily News
Yeah right." The homemade Tui sign was held up as hundreds of people marched down New Plymouth's main streets in support of the nationwide teachers' strike. Primary school teachers and students alike chanted "low pay has to go" and "what do we want?

 15 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Taranaki teachers march down New Plymouth streets in support of nationwide strike
Taranaki Daily News
Yeah right." The homemade Tui sign was held up as hundreds of people marched down New Plymouth's main streets in support of the nationwide teachers strike. Primary school teachers and students alike chanted "low pay has to go" and "what do we want?

 15 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Jim Tucker: Watching games at Yarrow Stadium from the ends will be a novelty at first
Taranaki Daily News
Once, the uncovered terraces at the northern and southern ends were the cheap seats. The poobars sat along the sides. READ MORE: * Taranaki will play at earthquake prone Yarrow Stadium * New Plymouth's Yarrow Stadium condemned and vacated

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Jim Tucker: Watching games at Yarrow Stadium from the ends will be a novelty at first
Taranaki Daily News
Once, the uncovered terraces at the northern and southern ends were the cheap seats. The poobars sat along the sides. READ MORE: * Taranaki will play at earthquake prone Yarrow Stadium * New Plymouth's Yarrow Stadium condemned and vacated

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Mad Irish Keyman and Cobbler to be the face of Taranaki phone book
Taranaki Daily News
O'Neill has been running his mobile 24/7 auto locksmithing, key cutting and shoe repairing business in New Plymouth since 1984, and he's been listed in the phone book for as long as he can remember. "Most people sort of know me. We've been here for a ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Mad Irish Keyman and Cobbler to be the face of Taranaki phone book
Taranaki Daily News
O'Neill has been running his mobile 24/7 auto locksmithing, key cutting and shoe repairing business in New Plymouth since 1984, and he's been listed in the phone book for as long as he can remember. "Most people sort of know me. We've been here for a ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth Boys' High School's double hockey victory
Taranaki Daily News
Last week the New Plymouth Boys' High School (NPBHS) first XI hockey team won the Men's Premier Finals and the Super 8 High Schools Tournament, both for the first time. Coach Jamie Stones said beating Hamilton Boys' High School in the Super 8 final ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth Boys' High School's double hockey victory
Taranaki Daily News
Last week the New Plymouth Boys' High School (NPBHS) first XI hockey team won the Men's Premier Finals and the Super 8 High Schools Tournament, both for the first time. Coach Jamie Stones said beating Hamilton Boys' High School in the Super 8 final ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Taranaki Daily News
Used-car company moving to New Plymouth
Taranaki Daily News
In September, the business will open in New Plymouth at the former site of wholesale trader Toops on Devon Rd at Waiwhakaiho.. "I guess that was the next logical step for us to come to New Plymouth," Turners chief executive Greg Hedgepeth said.

 14 Aug 2018 

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