Tag Archives: New Plymouth

Reunion NPBHS 1964 – contacts needed

Contact details are sought for ex-students from New Plymouth Boys High School whose last year was 1964. Continue reading

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Selfish anti-vaxxers won’t be missed

I’ve lost my patience with anti-vaxxers because reasoning with them gets you nowhere. Continue reading

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Columns book is launched at hospice

Jim Tucker has just published a collection of his columns in a book to raise money for Hospice Taranaki. It’s available at the five hospice shops in New Plymouth, Waitara, Stratford and Hawera, or on Trade Me. Continue reading

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Kitchen Table – best toastie I ever ate

I’ve just eaten the best toasted sandwich in my rapidly lengthening life. Find out how close to home it was. Continue reading

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Why we need to be wary about Govt’s three waters deal

Roadworks in Taranaki – not much progress. DN Photo During this second term of the Labour-dominated government one thing that has become apparent is its quest to gain central control over more of the country’s basic functions. We’ve got all … Continue reading

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How Covid locks down our cars

Why we had no car to drive for three months. Continue reading

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How to drop a tree safely in a busy public park

Here’s how to fell a big tree in a busy park…with great care. Continue reading

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Grumpy old man returns – with mask

I’m back with a column – motivated by what people are (or are not) doing about masking up when they’re out during level 4 lockdown. Continue reading

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Pukekura Park in AUTUMN

Jim Tucker’s latest photo essay on New Plymouth’s Pukekura Park, a collection of stills showing the park at its most colourful, when everything turns yellow and red.

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Pukekura Park in AUTUMN

Jim Tucker’s latest photo essay on New Plymouth’s Pukekura Park, a collection of stills showing the park at its most colourful, when everything turns yellow and red.

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