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2 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

Upset over closure

A disgruntled pensioner is questioning Foodstuff's commitment to the region after the announcement that Hawera's New World store will close.

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2 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

Town plans draw interest

Several meetings were held over two days at Hawera's Dimocks Furniture store to present options to members of the public.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

It's hip to be home, says dancer

RIGHT MOVES: Hip-hop dancer James Tautuku , pictured here with students from Patea Area School , held two workshops in Taranaki yesterday and also performed in a fundraiser held on Saturday to help raise money to send a contingent from Star Dance Patea to Australia next year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Support for shaken band

The band has until this Sunday, a deadline they've set for themselves, to move out of their Princes St, Hawera, premises.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

WWI: 'Hun' heritage didn't stop act of bravery

The Evening Post of December 4, 1917 reports that 23-year-old Strack "did a daring thing the other day.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Burglar lays waste to heart patient's home

A Hawera woman has had her home burgled on the same night she was taken to hospital for a suspected heart attack.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Rugby star opens up on head knocks

It wasn't being knocked out cold on the rugby field that bothered former Taranaki and Chiefs player Shane Cleaver the most - it was the blows that didn't render him fully unconscious he truly feared.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Southland Times

Alarm over illegal bars

Illegal backyard bars are operating in Taranaki and more could open their doors if councils decide to shut pubs early.

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Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi designer a Project Runway favourite

PASSION FOR DESIGN: Sean Kelly, a 23-year-old from Hawera, is to appear on Project Runway, the New-York based fashion show hosted by Heidi Klum.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Road block death: Culprits told 'man up'

The husband of a Taranaki grandmother killed while trying to remove barriers from a highway has urged those responsible to "man up" and come forward.

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Southland Times

Man denies decades-long violence

A High Court jury trial involving charges of serious sexual assaults, drugs and violence against two women and children over almost two decades is under way in New Plymouth.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Woman died while trying to save others

A Hawera woman had jumped out of her car to remove metal frames strewn across State Highway 3, Normanby, when she was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Southland Times

Show of resilience

"Well, boutiquey-type shops that sell those sorts of things. That is the sort of shopping I think will happen," the South Taranaki district councillor says, confidently predicting the retail landscape that may exist in the wake of the rural town's much-anticipated CBD redesign.

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Southland Times

Novopay takeover surprises

On Wednesday, the minister in charge of Novopay, Steven Joyce, announced the Government would take over management of the system from provider Talent2 in October.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Three charged over spate of burglaries

Bruce-Junior Tito, 24, Lionel Morgan Tito, 25 and Serene Bowman, 30, all of Hawera, appeared before Judge Max Courtney on Tuesday but entered no pleas to the various charges they faced.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ on Screen: Commemorating WWI

In the week that marks 100 years since the start of World War I, NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner selects some significant film and television snippets about "the Great War".

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Southland Times

Eight-hour hospital wait not on

TOO LONG: Suzanne Phillips says eight hours is too long to wait to get medical treatment for her 20-month-old son Bernard.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Band brassed off

Hawera's Brass Band is refusing to go quietly into the night after a seismic report found significant deficiencies in its building.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Big flu toll at Hawera schools

Between a quarter and a third of Hawera High School's students are off, an average of 60 children a day are missing class at a Hawera's St Joseph's, and the number of pupils off crook has doubled at Hawera Intermediate since Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Southland Times

Cloud, rain forecast

Taranaki's stretch of sunny winter weather is about to come to an end with the MetService forecasting cloud and rain for the next 10-days.

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