Taranaki

A sizeable region on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island, Taranaki has a population of 110,500. Its main city is New Plymouth, named for Plymouth in Devon, England, the embarkation point of New Zealand’s first English settlers. Taranaki itself is named for its major geographical feature, Mount Taranaki. Standing an impressive 2,518 metres, Mount Taranaki is an active but quiescent volcano, experiencing minor eruptions every 90 years on average. The region’s rich volcanic soil combined with generous rainfall renders it exceptionally fertile, and agriculture is Taranaki’s major industry.

The Taranaki region is significant to New Zealand history as the site of major conflict between Maori and Europeans in the second half of the 19th century. Clashes resulted from Maori opposition to land sales, and alarm amongst settlers led to the installation of large numbers of British troops. Eventually war broke out and continued for more than 20 years, and the legacy of the Taranaki Wars has remained with the region into modern times. The small coastal settlement of Parihaka is an iconic and enduring symbol of the wars; in the 1860s Parihaka was the site of a peaceful resistance by Maori to European land confiscations. Land confiscations were later acknowledged to be unjust and unlawful by the New Zealand Government, and the eventual invasion of Parihaka by European militia and volunteers came to be regarded as one of the worst human and civil rights invasions in New Zealand history. Today the settlement is regarded as a spiritually important site and a symbol of nonviolent resistance action and peaceful coexistence between races and cultures.

Taranaki’s dairy industry is the basis of the region’s economy. The massive Whareroa dairy processing factory, at Hawera, is the southern hemisphere’s second largest. The site employs 1000 people and collects and processes up to 14 million litres of milk each day. In 2008, Taranaki had 2,360 people employed in dairy cattle farming, 1,810 in dairy product manufacture, and 2,120 in meat and meat product manufacturing.

A number of notable New Zealanders were born in Taranaki, including present and past All Blacks Beauden Barrett, Grant Fox, Conrad Smith, and Luke McAlister. Actress Melanie Lynskey, who has enjoyed extensive success in Hollywood, was born in New Plymouth. However, she’s not Taranaki’s only connection to Hollywood: due to its resemblance to Mt. Fuji, Mount Taranaki and the Taranaki region provided the backdrop to the 2003 Tom Cruise film The Last Samurai.

Visitors to Taranaki are drawn by its renowned surf, beautiful coastlines, the scenery and challenge of Mount Taranaki, and endless outdoor pursuits and sites of cultural importance. It’s a unique region, deserving of its marketing catchphrase ‘Like no other’.

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Waitangi Day Community Event

A fun-filled free community event to commemorate, entertain and educate the significance of Waitangi Day to New Zealand and our community. Come down to Puke Ariki landing and enjoy live entertainment (including local favourites Ash and Aidan), food stalls, kid's activities and more.
February 4, 2016

Taranaki asking prices hit record high in January

The asking price of Taranaki homes for sale reached a new record high last month.
February 2, 2016

Bear gets a handle on opening car doors

A light-pawed bear in the United States unlocked a car and hopped in to forage for food.
January 31, 2016

A man, a praying mantis, and the lens of a camera

A flicker of green caught the attention of a lonely and withdrawn Desmond Downs one afternoon in 2009.
January 28, 2016

Fonterra forecast will slash NZ farmer income

The latest fall in Fonterra's forecast payout slashes $800m from farmer income in New Zealand, with communities set to bear the brunt.
January 27, 2016

The Okurukuru Craft Beer & Wine Festival

Come and enjoy the finest craft beer and selected wines while enjoying a stellar line-up of live music and the spectacular atmosphere of the Okurukuru Winery.
January 25, 2016

Sexually transmitted infection rates in Taranaki dropping

Referrals for Taranaki's once "epidemic" rate of sexually transmitted infections have dried up.
January 21, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
January 19, 2016

Fur patrol: Molly is the new kitten on the beat in Manukau

Counties Manukau police's newest recruit isn't much chop behind the wheel of a squad car.
January 17, 2016

TSB Bank Festival of Lights

The TSB Bank Festival of Lights - transforming Pukekura Park into a beautiful illuminated night-time wonderland!
January 14, 2016

Woman 'glad' she bought McDonald's for man she mistook as homeless

A woman who bought a man a McDonald's because she assumed he was homeless stands by her decision, despite online ridicule.
January 13, 2016

Human waste problem on Mt Taranaki summit

People pooing on Mt Taranaki's summit is being called "the elephant in the room" as debate over cultural protocols continues amid ever-growing visitor numbers.
January 12, 2016

Imposing cat returns to supermarket to glare at customers

A cat who had previously achieved Twitter fame for his rebellious streak has returned to the spot where he first went viral.
January 7, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Our patience will achieve more than our force."
January 5, 2016

Festive season brings good cheer to region's clubs and pubs

While 2015 represented mixed fortunes for Taranaki's hospitality sector, the festive season saw bars and clubs around the region cranking.
January 3, 2016

Taranaki Country Music Hall of Fame New Years Eve

Taranaki Country Music Hall of Fame New Years Eve Walk up Concert.There is wheel chair access. Please join Helen & Ian and their supporting musicians to welcome the New Year in.
December 22, 2015

New Plymouth man gives up retail management to be a ghost-buster

Herman Petrick's first experience with banishing what he calls demonic energy came out of the blue in a home in Wellington in May, 2012.
December 21, 2015

Police target Taranaki's distracted drivers

Police are continuing to target distracted drivers this summer in an attempt to reduce the crash rate on the region's roads.
December 20, 2015

Christmas At The Bowl

Christmas At The Bowl is guaranteed to be another outstanding community event with Jordan McFadyen (Artistic Director) sure there is something for everyone in the show at the iconic TSB Bowl of Brooklands on Sunday 20th December 2015.
December 18, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud."
December 16, 2015

Business programme set for another five years in Taranaki

Some businesses in Taranaki will continue to have access to Government support for the next five-and-a-half years.
December 14, 2015

Puke Ariki Art Market

An array of affordable quality art and crafts for the whole family.
December 10, 2015

Waterfall featured in Harry Potter springs to life once again at Malham Cove

A famous cliff-top in England's Yorkshire Dales that features in one of the Harry Potter movies has earned itself even more recognition - but there's no sign of wizardry at work.
December 8, 2015

Buildings already moving on site for Hawera Intermediate School 2016

Hawera Intermediate leaders are preparing for the future as other schools wind down for the year.
December 6, 2015

TSB Bank Festival of Lights

The Festival is a must-do experience in Taranaki.
December 3, 2015

Auckland cat cafe offers snuggles with your cappuccino

Get a caffeine hit - and a cat in your lap - at Auckland's new BaristaCats cafe.
December 1, 2015

Injured climber rescued from Mt Taranaki

Police are warning of Mt Taranaki's fickle weather conditions after an Australian climber was rescued overnight.
November 30, 2015

An Enchanted Christmas

If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate Christmas with the crew this year, look no further!
November 26, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!"
November 25, 2015

Police crack down on unsafe helmets

As people dust of their motorbikes for summer, police are warning riders to check their gear before hitting the road.
November 23, 2015

Puke Ariki Art Market

An array of affordable quality art and crafts for the whole family.
November 19, 2015

2015's Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is an emoji

In a breakthrough moment for pictographs, Oxford Dictionaries announced an emoji as Word of the Year 2015.
November 17, 2015

The Australian Led Zeppelin Show - Zeppelin Live

The Led Zeppelin Show is Australia's premiere and most authentic tribute to Led Zeppelin. Complete with costumes, stage presentation, authentic instruments and equipment the same as Led Zeppelin used on stage, The Led Zeppelin Show captures the electricity and live experience of a Led Zeppelin concert.
November 12, 2015

Quote of the Day

"A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it."
November 10, 2015

Royal flight arrives into New Plymouth after weather delay

A late start has meant part of the royal tour of New Plymouth has been cancelled.
November 8, 2015

Gypsy Travellers Fair

Yea we are back again at the Waitara Primary School on the week end of 7th & 8th of October.
November 5, 2015

Duck's beak left hanging by a 'strip of flesh' reattached by surgeon

A Wellington duck found with her beak hanging by a thread will live to quack another day after cutting-edge surgery.
November 4, 2015

Maori community board 'not possible' - Judd

Calls for a Maori community board to be set up have been quashed as legally impossible by New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd.
November 2, 2015

Taranaki Puanga Festival

Held in Waitara for people of all ages and ethnicity across the Taranaki region to come together in a safe environment to celebrate Maori & our unique NZ culture, local Taranaki talent, community inclusivity and striving to be the your absolute best.
October 29, 2015

Quote of the Day

"You can observe a lot by watching."
October 27, 2015

Hawera to get telemedicine treatment option next year

Mental health patients in South Taranaki will soon have access to some 21st century technology.
October 25, 2015

Rocktober

Rocktober 2015 – A Series of rocking gigs showcasing the best of bands found in the Demon Energy Battle of the Bands National Championship and other favourite NZ bands
October 22, 2015

4.8 magnitude earthquake hits north of Opunake

There was little time to drop, cover and hold when an earthquake hit in Taranaki this morning.
October 21, 2015

On Canada's election trail: Tales of bathrobes, hairstyles, mugs and pants

As Canadians head to the polls, it's well worth taking a look back at one of the most entertaining federal election campaigns that country has ever seen.
October 19, 2015

Makeshift Parachutes

We are Makeshift Parachutes; a psychedelic rock band recently relocated from Austin Texas, USA to Auckland, NZ.
October 15, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit."
October 13, 2015

Park safely in front of schools or risk a fine

New Plymouth District Council and police are coming down hard on parents who park badly outside the school gate.
October 11, 2015

Annie Jr

Warren Bates’ Stage Centre is bringing this classic tale based on Little Orphan Annie to life with a new and exciting staging unlike any other and filled with 50+ talented young performers
October 8, 2015

Glen Eden goes potty over hole

A pothole in the Auckland suburb of Glen Eden has gotten so big that it has its own Facebook page.
October 7, 2015

Judge imposes 'modest' fine for workplace accident at New Plymouth warehouse

A plea from a New Plymouth company's lawyer has paid off after a judge imposed a "modest" fine for a workplace accident which knocked a man unconscious.
October 5, 2015

Taranaki Comedy Club October

The World Famous Taranaki Comedy Club in October features for the first time GISH. One of the busiest touring comics in New Zealand, Gish has played more towns and cities than anyone else as well as being a youtube sensation with his song parodies.
October 1, 2015

Quote of the Day

"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life."
September 29, 2015

Mountainside rescue finds trampers cold, but okay

Four people, including two boys aged 9 and 10, have been rescued off the side of Mount Taranaki on Sunday evening returning home chilly, but safe.
September 27, 2015

Jesus brain scan a 'miracle'

A former Blenheim man says there are signs of divine intervention in a scan of his wife's brain after she had emergency surgery following a stroke.
September 25, 2015

Shed - The Tool Tribute with Stone Grilled Lizards

Witness the foundations of New Plymouth's historical Mayfair shake as Shed - The Tool Tribute recreate a set-list of anthems from American prog-rock titans Tool. Also disturbing the bedrock, Stone Grilled Lizards will be showcasing local creative prowess with their innovative brand of punk infused alt-rock.
September 23, 2015

Taranaki faces multi-million dollar bill for flooding damage to council roads

Cleanup costs from Taranaki's June floods have set the region's councils back more than $17 million.
September 21, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence."
September 17, 2015

Guantanamo detainee sets up online dating profile, ready to 'mingle'

A detainee at Guantanamo Bay has set up an online dating profile saying he is "detained but ready to mingle", according to his lawyer.
September 15, 2015

Lights out for Taranaki's hospo industry's 2015 knees-up and awards night

Taranaki's annual hospitality knees-up and industry awards night has been cancelled for 2015.
September 13, 2015

New Plymouth man Gary Timothy Fenwick sentenced for toilet filming

A self-confessed porn addict and voyeur who secretly filmed people in toilets using hidden cameras has been revealed after losing a bid for permanent name suppression.
September 10, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
September 9, 2015

'Worthwhile' exercise helps hones rescue skills

A search and rescue exercise on Mt Taranaki has been judged a "worthwhile" success.
September 7, 2015

Taranaki Comedy Club September

Taranaki Comedy Club in September welcomes Wilson Dixon as the headline act. This Country Singer-come-comedy performer is one of the stars of the international comedy scene. With his own BBC radio show, winner of the Fred Dagg award for comedy and own TVNZ special, an evening with Wilson Dixon is an unforgettable one.
September 3, 2015

Hastings beats small field in most beautiful city in NZ and best toilet titles

Hastings has been declared the nation's most beautiful city. But only two other cities put themselves up for the title.
September 1, 2015

Camper believed to have caused fire under nightclub

A small "campfire" under the old Mill nightclub in New Plymouth has smoked out the building and seen two fire trucks rush to the scene.
August 30, 2015

Camille O'Sullivan

French-Irish chanteuse Camille O’Sullivan soars on stage with her theatrical storytelling, sorcery and seductive intensity. She turns every song into an epic performance of gutsy emotion, always adding her own twist to an eclectic mix of music.
August 27, 2015

Quote of the Day

"I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else."
August 26, 2015

Rain and more rain for Taranaki region

Another wet day is on the cards for Taranaki.
August 24, 2015

Herbs Acoustic

Herbs Acoustic Live at the Bridge Cafe & Bar
August 20, 2015

Video footage demonstrates how rats swim up sewer pipes and into toilets

Long feared and almost universally reviled, rats have been linked with a multitude of awe-inspiring feats, including wiping out millions of humans through three global pandemics. (Although a recent study exonerated rats for spreading the bubonic plague that devastated Europe in the 14th century. Gerbils are now taking the fall for that one.)
August 19, 2015

Suspicious car fires in New Plymouth overnight

Two cars were set alight in a New Plymouth parking lot overnight, in what is believed to be a suspicious fire.
August 17, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human."
August 13, 2015

Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle heading for Auckland

Ridley, the critically injured tropical sea turtle, is about to leave Wellington Zoo and head to her new temporary home at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium in Auckland.
August 11, 2015

Surgeon Elizabeth Dennett breaking ceilings in medicine

A former Taranaki woman is breaking glass ceilings in the medical world.
August 9, 2015

Taranaki Comedy Club

Back to the usual first Friday of the month, the World Famous Taranaki Comedy Club boasts another great night of top Kiwi laughs with Co-Hosts Ben Hurley and Vaughan King
August 6, 2015

Video of giant Minion attack emerges

A large inflatable of a yellow movie character caused chaos on the roads of North Dublin on Monday, when it broke free from a nearby fairground.
August 5, 2015

Pembroke Rd School closes for the day as wild weather hits Taranaki

Wild weather has seen power cuts at a number of properties in Central Taranaki, with one primary school even closing for the day.
August 3, 2015

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus is proud to bring you its 4th tour of New Zealand, our new show "Cross the ocean" and it's more spectacular than ever!
July 30, 2015

Quote of the Day

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
July 28, 2015

Solutions needed to address looming demographic changes in Taranaki

Welcoming more immigrants to Taranaki may help the region address its looming population changes, according to one academic.
July 26, 2015

Winter Wonderland Spectacular

Taranaki boasts one of the most breathtaking Winter landscapes in New Zealand. Our Mountain, climate and venue opportunities scream Winter Wonderland. Bringing Taranaki's finest wedding and event specialists together, to showcase their services and products in a unique 3 day event.
July 23, 2015

Quote of the Day

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
July 22, 2015

Kilos of coins stolen in raid at La Nuova laundromat in New Plymouth

An offender got away with kilograms of gold coins after a New Plymouth laundromat was raided twice in four hours.
July 20, 2015

Quote Of the Day

Don't you know that every perfect life would mean the end of art?
July 16, 2015

Emergency services attend two crashes on Devon Rd

Two people have been cut from a car using the jaws of life after a crash on State Highway 3, near Waitara.
July 14, 2015

Toddler cuddles enormous pet python

Some may see a giant deadly snake, but to two-year-old Alisha-Mae Cowan this yellow python is nothing but a family pet.
July 14, 2015

Qoute Of the Day

There are good people who are dealt a bad hand by fate, and bad people who live long, comfortable, privileged lives. A small twist of fate can save or end a life; random chance is a permanent, powerful player in each of our lives, and in human history as well.
July 14, 2015

Taranaki high schools' senior students failing final year

Three Taranaki high schools rate among the country's best in NCEA results - but for the rest of them it's a matter of "can do better."
July 14, 2015

Huge vortex 'capable of sucking in a full-sized boat' forms on US lake

A huge vortex 'capable of sucking in a full-sized boat' has formed on Lake Texoma near Texas-Oklahoma border in the United States.
July 14, 2015

Qoute of the Day

I actually think that the most efficacious way of making a difference is to lead by example, and doing random acts of kindness is setting a very good example of how to behave in the world.
July 14, 2015

Storm damage still impacting on Taranaki exporters

The storm that battered Taranaki recently is continuing to have an impact on the region's exporters.
July 14, 2015
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Optometrist Manawatu/Wanganui

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Keep your eyes in good condition, and come see your local Wanganui eye care professionals.


7th February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Farm supplies Waikato

Liberty Genetics

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Liberty Genetics Providing the finest value


6th February, 2016 - Waikato
Fencing Contractors Waikato

Central Rent-A-Fence

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TEMPORARY FENCING AND CROWD CONTROL BARRIER HIRE - HAMILTON WAIKATO REGION.


6th February, 2016 - Waikato
Photography Waikato

Seddon Portrait House

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Finest quality photography and framed portraits


5th February, 2016 - Waikato
Hairdressing Manawatu/Wanganui

eNVy Hairdressing

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Upmarket hairdressing boutique


5th February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Air Conditioning Waikato

Grady Airconditioning Ltd

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Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning sales, servicing, installation, diagnostics, repairs and maintenance.


4th February, 2016 - Waikato
Accommodation Manawatu/Wanganui

Wimbledon Villa

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SPECIALIST DEMENTIA CARE UNIT


4th February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Roofing and Roof Coatings Waikato

VRS Roofing

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Waikato complete roofing services.


3rd February, 2016 - Waikato
Locksmith Waikato

A1 Budget Locksmiths

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Commercial, residential and automotive locksmiths for the region of Hamilton and Waikato.


3rd February, 2016 - Waikato
Roading contractors and suppliers Manawatu/Wanganui

Tararua Road Markers

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Schools, workplaces, private roads and car parks line markings


3rd February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Garage Doors Waikato

Automatic Door Services

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Garage door installation and repair services for either commercial, residential or industrial


2nd February, 2016 - Waikato
Kitchen Design Waikato

Sandra Grummitt Design

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Kitchen and bathroom design, operating throughout the Waikato for over 30 years.


2nd February, 2016 - Waikato
Safety Equipment Manawatu/Wanganui

Selous Workforce

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Industrial abseiling services and height safety technicians > New Zealand Wide


2nd February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Auto Repairs Manawatu/Wanganui

Rod Clifton Motors

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Wide range of rental vehicle & trailers Vehicle and machinery transportation NZ wide Mechanical repair workshop servicing all makes and models.


1st February, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Accommodation Waikato

Leamington Motel

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Comfort and convenience and peace at the Leamington Motel in Cambridge. Affordable and luxurious.


1st February, 2016 - Waikato
Kitchen Design Waikato

Keith Paton Joinery

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Personalized designed cabinetry for your home Cambridge showroom Servicing the Greater Waikato region & BOP


1st February, 2016 - Waikato
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Colling & Gray Ltd

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We can restore your vehicle to its former condition, with panel and paint services for every type of vehicle


31st January, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Cake Decorating Manawatu/Hawkes Bay

East Coast Canvass

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Repairs, Installation and Design of shade sails, roll up blinds, boat canopies and all other canvas products


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TradeSkills Waikato

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Repairs, renovations and Maintenance services for your property


31st January, 2016 - Waikato
Tour companies Waikato

Tukino Skifield

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Ski on the sunny part of the mountain!


30th January, 2016 - Waikato
Signwriters Waikato

Green Frog Sign & Display Ltd

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Your complete signs, banners and display shop in Hamilton. Award winner


30th January, 2016 - Waikato
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Arrowtech

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New in advanced techology KLARO: an energy efficient wastewater system.


30th January, 2016 - Waikato
Car Trimming Manawatu/Wanganui

Classic & Custom Motor Trimmers

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Bikes Personalised upholstery services Your ideas transformed into reality


29th January, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
Natural Health National

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Our NZ deer velvet products are available online to improve well-being with their many health benefits.


7th February, 2016 - National
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Aurora Psychic Readings

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Tarot and angel card readings, Lara Brosnahan, NZ clairvoyant medium and psychic, phone readings call 0800300680 or 090030068


7th February, 2016 - National
Business products and services National

Pioneer Group

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Nation wide cardboard recycling, compacting and waste division. Helping with eco-friendly, efficient cardboard waste management.


6th February, 2016 - National
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Comfort Group

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Tailored Solutions New Zealand Wide Custom Builds - Maintenance, Servicing, Repairs on Comfort Group Custom Builds


5th February, 2016 - National
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Purebread

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iPOS

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Accounting Software Solutions & Point of Sale Installation, Sales and Support Developed in New Zealand for New Zealand retailers


29th January, 2016 - National
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Childcare Waikato

Kowhai Childcare

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A caring, nurturing environment where your children can learn and grow

Welcome to Kowhai Childcare - a natural, homely environment where children are educated using the Rudolf Steiner philosophy.

As a not-for-profit kindergarten, we focus on providing a nurturing and caring environment for children to make them feel safe and loved. Kowhai Childcare is administered by a charitable trust made up of keen parents.

Local Kindergarten in Hamilton
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See what our kindergarten can offer you for your child! Take a glimpse at our fees, operating hours, and how average day in our childcare centre are spent.The philosophy and environment of Kowhai Childcare
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A home away from home for children from 6 months to 6 years old.


28th January, 2016 - Waikato
Childcare Waikato

Kindz

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Jacks Maintenance

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We can do it all and provide you with every home maintenance service you require - and if we can't do it we will get the right contractors for your job.

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Garden Maintenance Manawatu/Wanganui

Natural Bark & Compost

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Your garden's needs are covered by us, with our range of garden bark and compost.

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Add colour and variety to your garden with our extensive selection of decorative stones. Whether for informal pathways or separating spaces, we have the decorative pebbles for you.

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For all your gardening needs including landscape products, topsoil, garden mix, potting mix and compost.


27th January, 2016 - Manawatu/Wanganui
GasfittingHeat PumpsHeat Pumps Waikato

All Star Heating & Gas

http://www.allstarheating.co.nz/gas-heating-system

We're your number one choice of trusted, renown home heating and gas fitting specialists.

Whether you need solid fuel burners and heat pumps or the entire home ducted package, we have the expertise to do it all.

Whether you need annual servicing, repairs, upgrades or maintenance for your gas and heating systems, we can provide.

Brivis central heating
 http://www.allstarheating.co.nz/gas-central-heating

We are your central heating installation experts, with experience installing Brivis Central Heating systems that can make any home into a drier, warmer place.Heating and gas fitting services!  Click here.

At All Star Heating & Gas, we have you covered with an extensive range of heating system and gas fitting services that ranges from maintenance and servicing to installation and upgrades.Benefits of gas heating
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Ensure that when you choose the heating system for your home, you know the full extent of the system with every detail and benefit. Find out how gas heating can be the best eco-friendly, cost effective choice for you.

www.allstarheating.co.nz

Waikato wide servicing for effective, fast and dependable gas fitting and heating maintenance


27th January, 2016 - Waikato

National Business Of the Month

Paving National

West Stone Quality landscape Products

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House bricks products
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Durable, low maintenance house bricks - available in a range of stylish coloursDriveway pavers!  Click here.

We offer quality, drycast driveway pavers that are available in many styles and colorsPatio Pavers
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Timeless, wetcast patio pavers – available in a range of styles and colours

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House Bricks, Patio & Driveway Paving, Retaining Walls, Schist Stone, Decorative Stones, Sandstone Products and many more...


27th January, 2016 - National
Storage National

Containers Direct

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Our Christchurch based company can supply you with domestic, agricultural and commercial containers across NZ.

We have been heavily involved in supplying modified containers for various uses following the Christchurch earthquakes.

Need container housing, chemical storage or custom modified containers? At Containers Direct our modified containers have a range of uses.

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For over 15 years we have been providing many large industries with chemical storage containers and solutions from Containers Direct. We are at the top of our industry in manufacturing and supplying chemical storage options from modified containers.Storage
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No matter what shelving you want, what ventilation options you want and what extra modifications you want such as side doors, we supply it. At Containers Direct you can choose from a new or owned container that will fulfill all your storage needs.Custom modified homes from containers!  Click here.

Need an affordable, quality home that also looks appealing and comfortable? Look no further than Containers Direct! For years we have been building, customizing and personalizing a range of container homes perfect for flats, worker accommodation and holidays.

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For a decade and a half, Containers direct have been supplying top quality modified containers across NZ.


26th January, 2016 - National
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