Bus stop attack on elderly man

The four youngsters attacking a man ran off when a man driving by sped over, honked his horn and jumped out of the car.

At first it looked like Hamilton teens were helping the man up.

Family plants 17,000 trees on farm

Charlie and Helen Lea of Cambridge are the supreme winner of the Waikato Farm Environment Awards.

Waikato's top environmental farmers are Charlie and Helen Lea.

Fatal train and car crash

The fatal accident involved a car and train, and happened at the intersection of State Highway 26 and Piako Rd.

One person is dead and another seriously injured after a train and a car collided near Morrinsville in the Waikato.

Murder accused called to the heavens

Queenie Karaka, also known as Selena Thompson, was killed in her attacker's home near Atiamuri.

Selena Thompson was struck more than 70 times and could not have survived her injuries, pathologist said.

Cop shooting case - jury out

Rhys Warren is charged with two counts of attempted murder, three counts of using a firearm against a law enforcement ...

"I have seen what the police do to people," says attempted murder accused.

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Taupo Times

Dogs enjoy benefits of CBD law

Ranger the dog loves his visits to Taupo's CBD.

Man's best friend is helping people connect in Taupo.

New goals for electric bike team

The Tauhara College team giving up lunchtimes to work on creating an EVolocity electric bike.

Tauhara Collge's electric-bike building team are planning to learn from last year's mistakes.

South Waikato News

Weighbridge pending overhaul

The Putaruru Transfer Station weighbridge which has been found to be faulty.

South Waikato District Council weighs up options for faulty Putaruru weighbridge.

Dead ducks disgust

One of many ducks dying in Tokoroa's Lake Moananui.

Residents outraged as dead ducks are left to rot in Lake Moananui attracting maggots and blow flies.

Ruapehu Press

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts joint investment approved

Whakapapa skifield.

Ruapehu residents are being asked to approve a combined investment that would transform the district into a premier ski destination.

Kids v freedom campers

Waiting for the school bus can be a smelly affair for the children of Raurimu.

Children sick of faeces and urine at the school bus stop are petitioning for a freedom camper ban.

Rotorua Review

Major new role for Rotorua man

Sergeant Major the Army, Clive Douglas.

Rotorua's Clive Douglas appointed to the Army's top enlisted position.

Big events for little riders at Kidsworx

Start them young at Kidsworx.

Entertaining the little ones just got bigger and better at Crankworx Rotorua.

Piako Post

Libraries in the digital era

Dr Ursula Edgington recently visited a number of libraries in the South Island to see how well they were connected to ...

Opinion: Has there been enough investment to bring out libraries into the digital era?

Epic hikoi puts pastor's faith to test

Phil Pawley on the Morrinsville to Waharoa leg of his hikoi from Waitangi to Waikanae.

Hikoi from Waitangi to Waikanae follows the path of Te Rongopai a Ruka.

North Waikato News

Helping hand to upgrade community garden

Bunnings management staff from across the country helped build new facilities at the Ngaruawahia Community Garden. ...

In just a few hours, Bunnings staff revamped the Progress to Health community garden in Ngaruawahia.

'Swagger' dog found

Coffee, the pitbull-staffordshire cross, has been found and returned to her family.

Good news - both Huntly dogs with swag have been found after the ute they were in was stolen.

Matamata Chronicle

Libraries in the digital era

Dr Ursula Edgington recently visited a number of libraries in the South Island to see how well they were connected to ...

Opinion: Has there been enough investment to bring out libraries into the digital era?

One more national title for Hinuera

Stu Settle delivers a bowl at the Mixed Pairs Championship on Sunday.

It has been a fantastic week for the Hinuera Bowling Club with gaining another National Title.

Hauraki Herald

Thames Valley rugby kicks off

Waihou players take on Waihi Athletic during last year's Thames Valley Rugby Club final.

The Thames Valley Club Rugby competition kicks off this weekend with a full round of Senior A and Senior B grade games to start the season.

Naming sponsor announced for new Coastguard boat

In the old Thames Coastguard boat, from left: Mike Skeet, Emma Ashworth, Phil Judd, Darren Donnelly, Allan Benson, Peter ...

Richardsons Real Estate offers $40,000 to secure naming rights for Thames Coastguard's new boat.

Hamilton Press

Artists named in Fieldays finals

Twenty five sculptural works have been selected as finalists in the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award. The works ...

Imagination and creativity of Kiwi artists and DIYers knows no bounds.

Children ready for rugby league

Children from Forest Lake School were excited when Kiwis rugby league soach David Kidwell stopped by their school.

Hamilton will host two exciting matches when the 2017 Rugby League World Cup comes to town.

Franklin County News

Janaye's off to a super swimming camp

Pukekohe's Janaye Burns, second from left, can't wait for the camp.

Pukekohe's Janaye Burns has earned a place in a coveted national junior swim squad.

Shorebird cut-outs turn heads

Bar-tailed godwits and red knots in their beautiful breeding plumage.

  The flock, a project to raise the awareness of endangered shorebirds are, has come home to roost in Miranda.

Cambridge Edition

Georgia works to make rowing dream reality

Sisters Georgia and Brie Perry, from Cambridge, have both competed at Maadi Cup in previous years.

Elite rower remembers getting into the 'Maadi Cup' vibe.

New commercial development for Cambridge

Work on building this new complex in Wilson St is expected to start in June.

Removal of a house is a step in the right direction to provide land for commercial use in Cambridge.

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