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Thursday Jul 17 | Southland Times

Cost of payout drop

Commentators are predicting Fonterra's forecast payout of $7 will fall after its fortnightly Global Dairy Trade auction dropped 8.9 per cent overnight on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Decision time for Ngaruahine

Preparations are under way for the formal signing of Ngaruahine's historic treaty settlement as the voting deadline looms this Friday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Daughter inspires family's vision

Jamie Allen's family are selling their New Plymouth home to fund and run a retreat for Taranaki people in crisis.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

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Commerce Commission considers rendering merger

The Commerce Commission has received an application for a newly formed company, Tuakau Proteins Ltd, to acquire certain animal rendering business interests from Graeme Lowe Protein Ltd, and Kakariki Proteins Ltd. Tuakau Proteins will acquire Graeme Lowe Protein's bovine rendering plant and equipment situated at Hawera and Tuakau.

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Taranaki's first Oil/Gas marine consent – a death knell

Austrian oil giant OMV's application to drill up to seven new wells from its Maari platform is the first oil/gas marine consent being processed by the Environmental Protection Authority under the EEZ and Continental Shelf Act.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Piggery break-in upsets manager

Footage issued by Farmwatch and shown on television this week depicted what it said was a trolley and instruments caked with blood in the piggery.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Taranaki pair set to sing in the dark

Vocal cords will be stretched for two Taranaki youths when they head to Southeast Asia for an international choir festival.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

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Farmwatch; New Footage Damning for Pork Industry

Footage obtained by Farmwatch and screened on the Sunday Program last night put an Auckland pig farm on display and gave a glimpse for the first time into how pork industry workers treat pigs when they think no one is watching.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi designer to walk the talk on hit TV show

A Kiwi fashion designer who grew up watching Project Runway with his sister in rural Taranaki has been picked for the hit American TV show.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Maternity Services Engagement Report Released

A recently released New Zealand Institute of Rural Health study on rural maternity services consumer engagement in the Midland region, has found some room for improvement, including improving access to lead maternity carers.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Makeover for smelly Hawera loos

An overdue upgrade of a Hawera public toilet has been given the go-head by the South Taranaki District Council.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Match bans follow high school rugby brawl

Three players are facing match bans and spectators have been warned about their behaviour after a high school rugby brawl two weekends ago.

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Taranaki Daily News

Jack-up leads to study of Maori tradition

The nine-year-old and 54 of his classmates, from Frankley School, visited Puke Ariki to listen to taonga Maori curator and carver Glen Skipper about traditional Maori art and the tools used to create the pieces.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Southland Times

Our dirty secret

Elder abuse is gathering attention as the country's quiet crime, and one aged care specialist says not enough is happening to prevent it.

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Taranaki Daily News

Spectators, students in rugby fight

The Taranaki Daily News understands players and spectators were involved in a fight during a game between Waitara High and Hawera High under-15s at Waitara on Saturday.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

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Primary schoolchildren involved in car v bus crash

Emergency services have been in attendance at a crash involving a car and a school bus in the Taranaki district this afternoon.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

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Taranaki Offenders Get Road Safety Message

Whanganui/Taranaki Community Corrections partnered with emergency services, road safety agencies and a funeral director to deliver an innovative road safety programme to 60 community-based offenders at Bell Block in New Plymouth on Saturday 21 June.

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Southland Times

Burglary spree hits Hawera

Police are urging members of the public to report any suspicious behaviour around the town after receiving reports of two more burglaries this morning.

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