Tag: taranaki

Taranaki young achievers

Palmerston North December 2013 Three Sacred Heart New Plymouth students and one Francis Douglas student are among 26 exceptional young people who have been recognised for their achievements in the community. Maria Mosquera and Estella Winnie McGee were both highly commended in the music category of the New Plymouth District Council’s Young Achievers Awards 2013

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Year of Faith Mass in Taranaki

Palmerston North Diocese Louise Pease August 2013 More than 1000 North Taranaki Catholics met in the province’s cavernous sports stadium on a wet and wintry Sunday morning on 30 June to celebrate the first regional Mass in 13 years. Bishop Charles Drennan called for the Mass to give people from North Taranaki the opportunity to

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Taranaki CWL turns 50

Palmerston North Diocese It is arguable whether being the daughters of a committed Catholic Women’s League member is a matter for hilarity, but Therese and Monica O’Connell’s account was highly entertaining during the New Plymouth branch’s recent jubilee celebrations. Past and present members, including six foundation members from 1963, with Frs Craig Butler and Vijay

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Talks to start over Taranaki land

Terms of Negotiation were signed between the Crown, Te Atiawa and Taranaki iwi on March 17, the 150th anniversary of the start of the Taranaki land wars.

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