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Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth, Hawera organisations can once again apply for TET funding
Taranaki Daily News
Last year the Taranaki Electricity Trust (TET) updated its rules to say an individual or organisation applying for funding had to have its registered address inside the TET area, which excludes New Plymouth, Hawera and Opunake. John Campbell, who ...

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 17 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Graeme Duckett: A farewell party any tram would be proud of
Taranaki Daily News
By all accounts as the last tram turned into Devon St on its homeward run, the New Plymouth Municipal Band marched in front of it, leading the tram through the cheering crowd who were standing right across to the middle of the road, throwing streamers ...

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 17 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Traffic lights call after family hit by car in New Plymouth
Taranaki Daily News
His concerns were echoed by George More, 73, who said he had contacted the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) and the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) about the crossing back in January 2016 as he was worried about taking his two grandchildren ...

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 14 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
From knitting to organising, New Plymouth's citizens get recognition
Taranaki Daily News
Nigel Cash, Elaine Gill, Jim Hook, Katrina McNab, Maureen Lonsdale, Terry Parkes, Neil Sulzberger, and Clair Tart were also recognised at the ceremony in the New Plymouth District Council chamber. They were rewarded for a range of activities, from ...

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 12 Aug 2017 

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Four Government agencies moving into modern Dawson House development
Stuff.co.nz
Moving four government agencies into one brand new building in central New Plymouth will make life easier for staff and members of the public, it has been claimed. The former Kibbys metal pressing factory site at the corner of Devon St West and Dawson ...

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 11 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Little Theatre takes it back to the dating old school
Taranaki Daily News
It might be hard to imagine nowadays amid such a technology-fueld world, but New Plymouth Little Theatre's latest stage offering is about to rouse some memories. Set in the '90s, Mr Wonderful tells a story of a woman named Norma Green who in her 30s ...

 17 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Dawson House and The Metrotel give modern look to New Plymouth city centre
Taranaki Daily News
An office block has been built on the site of the former Kibbys metal pressing factory at the corner of Devon St West and Dawson St, while a 31-unit motel has sprung up on Gill St, opposite the Centre City shopping mall. The Kibbys building was ...

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 9 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth councillor the first to volunteer to have his water metered
Taranaki Daily News
Handley, a New Plymouth District councillor, is the first person in the New Plymouth district to volunteer to have his residential water use measured by a meter. The New Plymouth District Council was encouraging people to volunteer to get a water meter ...

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 9 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
New Plymouth preschool visit a rest home aimed at forging relationships
Taranaki Daily News
There was a change of pace for residents at the Coronation Lodge Rest Home on Wednesday. The New Plymouth rest home's elderly residents played host to a group of 15 two to four-year-olds from Jumpstart preschool, providing the chance for young and ...

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 17 Aug 2017 

Taranaki Daily News
Cat burglar on the prowl in New Plymouth neighbourhood
Taranaki Daily News
The New Plymouth couple have never seen the suspected furry culprit but they were both aware of cases where neighbourhood moggies had been responsible for the theft of items of clothing. "It's a mystery. It happens during the night, it's quite ...

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 9 Aug 2017 

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