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Undoubtedly one of the toughest adventure races for high schools students is the Hillary Challenge. The 18th annual challenge to find the top secondary school outdoor adventure team took place recently, 7-11 May. Spread over five days the gruelling competition saw 12 of the best national adventure racing school teams competing in a series of...
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Described as a ‘local sanctuary’ and developed in response to the silent tragedies of depression and suicide in our community, Taranaki Retreat provides a safe place for community members needing support and time out from the pressure of their current circumstances. The brain child of Jamie Allen and his wife Suzy who set up the...
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Back in March, thousands of people descended on New Plymouth and many locals were preparing for the three day musical and cultural extravaganza that is WOMAD. 2018 is the fifteenth year of the Todd WOMAD partnership, and also 15 years since WOMAD came to Taranaki. The festivities kicked off early for us; the excitement beginning...
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The 2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon covering a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run. New Plymouth once again played host to the exciting blue carpet spectacle as international and national athletes descended on the city in pursuit of glory. Todd Energy were proud to support this exciting...
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Todd Energy sponsored the event volunteers who work behind the scenes helping officials and ensuring the smooth and effective running of the event on the day. The next generation of Kiwi triathletes put their hands up in a big way at the Quality Hotel Plymouth International Triathlon World Cup today, with Nicole van der Kaay...
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“The place reverberated under the mighty watch of Mount Taranaki with the kind of passion that only comes from the sheer celebration of diversity.”   – Rosie Morrison, The Spinoff  It was a monumental year for WOMAD New Zealand, who delivered on their accolade as  ‘Best National Event of the Year’ with this years WOMAD being...
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For the eighth time in ITU history, the elite triathletes of the world head to the iconic coastal city of New Plymouth for the 2018 Quality Hotel Plymouth International ITU Triathlon World Cup. The Kiwi city will host the third stop on the World Cup circuit this year. Both the women’s and men’s start lists...
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The internationally established three day world music, arts and dance festival is known for its exciting and diverse line-up and next year’s event is no exception. Over the weekend Brooklands Park will ring with the sounds of a melting pot of folk, afro-funk, hip hop, classical, jazz and punk rock performed on violins, ouds, koras and...
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The Len Lye Centre pumped $7.4m into the New Plymouth economy last year and brings in more people than Womad and the annual garden festival, a new report reveals. A recent report published by Business and Economic Research Limited (Berl) found 34,400 people visited the centre in 2016 – 17,100 of them from outside the region and...
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Coastguard Taranaki has moved into its new home which it will share with Surf Life Saving New Zealand. The official opening of the Red Shed at Port Taranaki was held on Sunday and attracted a crowd of representatives from both organisations. The project to refurbish the building, which sees it co-owned by the groups and...
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