Coastal Community Celebrates 18 years of Art

Artworks start arriving in Ōpunakē soon for the Taranaki National Art Awards, a highlight of our regions creative calendar. Celebrating its 18th year in 2019, the annual awards has attracted a record number of 347 entries from all over New Zealand. The exhibition showcases artworks in seven categories, with all artist in the running for... Continue Reading →

Initial count is in.. here’s what we know!

Initial Progress Report for the South Taranaki District Council Election. Please note; There are still outstanding votes to be counted which could affect final results. Preliminary results will be known between 9-9:30am on Sunday morning. The Official results will be declared on Thursday 17 October. The four Pātea Community Board candidates; Jacq Dwyer, Maria Ferris,... Continue Reading →

Police seek witnesses to Eltham crash

Police are seeking witnesses to a two car crash on Mountain Road in Eltham on Thursday 3 October. Police were alerted to the crash between High Street and Anderson Road at around 9:20pm. No on was injured in the crash. Police would like to speak with anyone that may have witnessed or come across this... Continue Reading →

Two year-old dead following collision in Palmerston North

A two-year-old child has died following a serious crash along Pioneer Highway in Palmerston North last night. Police were called to the crash involving a motorbike and five pedestrians at 7.02pm. Two other people are being treated in Palmerston North Hospital. The Police investigation into the collision is ongoing.

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