The Great NZ Road Trip: 'Doing good' a way of life for Taranaki entrepreneur
From a north Taranaki farm to Kenya to a New Plymouth brew pub, local entrepreneur Dan Radcliff says "things don’t have to be boring to do good.” Video / Ilona Hanne / IVHQ / NZ Herald
Local Focus: Taranaki Paramedic on the trauma of saving lives
Mark Belchamber wrote a book to help him deal with the dark side of the job.
Matariki celebration at Majestic Square, Whanganui
Kokohuia group performed at Majestic Square for Matariki on Friday, July 14. A large crowd gathered at Majestic Square in Whanganui to watch Matariki performances. Whanganui’s town centre hosted a free community event marking Matariki and Puanga season, with live entertainment, fun activities and kai. Atu I Puanga Ki Matariki was a family-friendly celebration, the atmosphere was one of excitement and expectation, it enabled those present to gain insights into the customs and traditions passed down through generations.
Watch: 'Jake the bus' Wild altercation on Whanganui bus goes viral
A Whanganui bus driver is threatened by an irate motorist. Video / Kajun Campbell Brooking
Local Focus: “It has no future here!” Colonial statue under fire again
Whanganui Iwi concerned about the "hurtful" message inscribed on Aotearoa's first war memorial.
Local Focus: 'The Tide' is changing how people get around town
Whanganui's new high-frequency bus service is changing habits.
Local Focus: Is pay really the reason for hospo staffing shortages?
Differing opinions on hospo pay rates and whether training is needed to wait tables.
Local Focus: Jars Local Cafe is open and serving not just planespotters
The Airport Cafe is back and Loulou Krebs hopes to make it a reason to go to the airport.
Local Focus: Bikes, hikes, and silent nights - three weeks at That Place
Follow the Oskam family's journey as they prepare to reopen "That Place" for the summer mountain biking season.
Local Focus: Phillip Reweti (Bear) on Candidate Camera
Meet Phillip Reweti (Bear), running for Whanganui District Council.