Stratford Press



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  • Taranaki Happenings

    Happening this week: What: Frau Knotz — Runway Of Reality Single Release Show with special guest Erika Flash

  • Trust grant funds new facilities at Foodbank as team meet demand

    An Eltham community organisation can operate more efficiently thanks to a grant from Taranaki Electricity Trust (TET).


    Badger the kitten is all stripes and love, and ready to find his forever home.


    Stratford Avon Bowling Club: On Sunday, May 21, the club held its closing day. Unfortunately, the club couldn’t play their David Garlic Trophy Tournament due to the wet greens. Prizegiving took place and we had a shared lunch. Congratulations to all the trophy winners. Thanks to all our members, sponsors and helpers over the past season, and we hope to see you all back again next season, which starts in early September.

  • What makes Bailey bridges so special

    Three months after Cyclone Gabrielle, Bailey bridges are being built in Hawke’s Bay to provide vital lifelines in areas where bridges were washed away.

  • Exciting, challenging season ahead

    As I head into my final month with DairyNZ, I’ve been reflecting a lot on 15 years as chief executive, particularly where we’ve been as a sector and where it’s headed.

  • Couple lunch out to mark $1m Lotto win

    A New Plymouth couple are celebrating a $1 million Lotto first-division win.

  • Student reaching for the sky on course

    While most students relaxed during the April school holiday, one Stratford High School took to the skies.

  • Wanna dance to the music of Whitney?

    Wanna dance with somebody? Chances are the audience will be on their feet and dancing when South African singer Belinda Davids performs at the TSB Showplace next month with the hit show The Greatest Love of All.

  • Mixed results for Stratford Football Club on weekend

    The McDonald Real Estate First team returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Rangers.

Featured documents

  • Tears as Taranaki officers acquitted

    Three Taranaki police officers at the centre of a manslaughter trial after a death in custody have been found not guilty....

  • Make it work

    UNUSED STUDIES, empty children’s rooms and spare spaces can all be turned into functional and fashionable home offices. With more and more flexible workplaces offering staff the chance to work from home, homeowners are looking to update areas in the house to act as in-home offices....

  • Southern end of town place to thrive

    “Stratford isn’t just about what’s between the two roundabouts on Broadway.”...

  • Centurion still Taranaki boy at heart

    On a special night for Beauden Barrett in Cardiff, thoughts drifted back home to those past and present, to the many contributors who helped him achieve his 100th test milestone for the All Blacks....

  • Up to our necks in preparing for Trail

    Ostriches. Over the years these ungainly, ridiculous-looking creatures have taken our family to many places, from African safaris to California, plus numerous zoos and animal parks both here and overseas....


    IF BOLD BRIGHTS AND deep jewel tones are a bit over-the-top for your tastes, and pale pastel palettes aren’t your cup of tea either, there is another colour theme option that might be just the thing....


    WITH THE 20s upon us, people are moving away from the cooler colours that have dominated the decorating world in the new millennium thus far and are making way in their hearts and homes for warmer hues. While this warming is a trend that can be witnessed across the entire spectrum, there is no...


    DOROTHY IN The Wizard of Oz reminded us on that fateful trip, remember? “There’s no place like home,” she told us. She was right, home should be our haven, our place of refuge — somewhere we can feel calm and content....


    ARE YOU SOMEONE WHO is naturally drawn to a vibrant colour, and want to bring it into your home in a tasteful way? The good news is you can. Many of us like to keep colour subtle in our homes, but some of us feel a calling to make more of a statement. Staying true to our tastes ensures our homes...


    It’s easy to underestimate how redecorating a home can be a mood-enhancer, even on a small scale....

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