Elderly woman missing Mangakino

Police ask locals to check their garden sheds and outhouses for Jane, pictured.

The search is on for an elderly lady, who suffers from dementia, missing in Mangakino.

A victim of hard times

Daniel Bindner was last seen at McDonald's in Te Awamutu on June 21 where his image was captured on CCTV. His body was ...

As the dairy downturn bit, Daniel Bindner lost his job, his partner and his home - before ending up dead in the recycling.

Councillor: We cannot 'burden' our ratepayers

Hamilton City Councillor Garry Mallet said it's "wrong" that council keep hiking the rates up by 3.8 per cent every year.

Rates to increase 3.8 per cent.

Civil Defence no longer 'Mickey Mouse'

Waikato Civil Defence office looking for a new fit for purpose home

Waikato's civil defence operators move to a new location up in the air.

Mum's never waking up

Hannah Leis Strickett-Craze with her son, Levi. He is still trying to understand why his mummy will never wake up again.

A four-year-old boy wants to know why his mummy is never going to wake up again after the deadly crash near Hamilton airport.

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Taupo Times

Big names for Summer Concert Series

The Summer Concert line up will feature the Alan Parson's Live Project, Icehouse and Bonnie Tyler.

A star-studded line up has been announced for the next Taupo Summer Concert with Icehouse, Alan Parsons Live Project and Bonnie Tyler set to bring their unmistakeable hits as part of a three date national tour. 

John Key: Departure tax could help fund tourism infrastructure

Prime Minister John Key addresses a public meeting at Taupo's Great Lake Centre.

Prime Minister John Key was talking about a $20 departure tax to fund regional tourism pressures at a recent visit to Taupo.

South Waikato News

Tokoroa receives praise from stranded woman

A Matamata woman was overwhelmed by the help she received from people in Tokoroa after smoke started coming out of her ...

When a Matamata woman's car started smoking while passing through Tokoroa at night little did she know how helpful the locals would be.

Tokoroa impresses cyclists

Cyclists taking part in The Team Championship road cycling event in Tokoroa.

Tokoroa is set to continue to host The Team Championship road cycling event following this year's success.

Ruapehu Press

NZ first for Ruapehu tourism and visitor informaiton

From July the Ruapehu i-SITE network will officially operate from within the DoC Whakapapa Visitor Centre allowing ...

An NZ first will be trialled when an official i-Site will be put into the DoC visitor centre in Whakapapa at Mt Ruapehu.

$1.6k given to local sports clubs to go green

KCE community relations manager Helen Peacock KCE and Antonia Gerlach from LiteClub (centre) stand with Taumarunui Rugby ...

Taumarunui Rugby and Sports Club is one of three King Country sports clubs to significantly reduce its environmental impact thanks to a recent grant from KCE's Heartland Community Fund.

Rotorua Review

10th Rotorua visit for Japanese students

Sagami Women's University High School visited Western Heights High School

Celebrating their 10th annual visit to Rotorua, 300 students from the Sagami✓​ Women's University High School in Japan have just finished their latest exploration of the city and in doing so, have clocked the school's total visits to 3000 students.

Why didn't murder charge stand? video

Moko Rangitoheriri was tortured and killed by Tania Shailer and David Haerewa

Attorney-General says Moko manslaughter pleas were accepted to avoid risk of conviction being avoided.

Piako Post

Hospice volunteer enjoys helping out

Morrinsville Hospice volunteers peter Van Veen, left, and Nicholas Roberts.

Nicholas Roberts can be found helping out at the Morrinsville Hospice shop several days a week.

Award-winning performances at Stage Challenge

Lewis Marshall and Teagan Gorman on stage during Te Aroha College's Stage Challenge performance.

Piako college students gave their best performances during two Stage Challenge events recently, scooping many awards of excellence.

North Waikato News

Jet needs help

DC Rescue Dogs volunteer Sascha van Doodewaard and Jet need help to fundraise for the Border Collie's surgery.

Jet is used to rescuing other pet pooches, but now neerds help himself.

Alternative medicines offered

Marama Mata, left, and Maria Rooney are two of the Te Puea clinic Rongoa practitioners to work with Raukura Hauora o ...

A full-time clinic offering alternative treatment and medicines will be available on a koha basis in Huntly.

Matamata Chronicle

Matamata police warn of scam

Matamata police would like to hear from the male pictured in this photo.

Matamata police are seeking an unknown male about incidents at a supermarket.

Gutsy performance by Matamata

Generic rugby union.

COMAG Matamata College 1 st XV travelled to Cambridge on the weekend to play Cambridge High School 1 st XV.

Hauraki Herald

Te Puru and Shanghai sister schools skype

Te Puru School student Amelia Jury talks with Zhang Qing, principal of Yuying School, and two students during the first ...

The world is a small place today with modern technology.

Transition town takes a lead on leadership

Emma Hawkins with her Volunteer of the Year award. She will speak next week at the Transition Town Thames (T3) event.

Transition Town Thames (T3) has organised a meeting to discuss the relevance and qualities of local transformative leadership

Hamilton Press

Housing opportunity for a family in need

Habitat for Humanity General Manager, Nic Greene is seeking a new family for a house the charity is building in Dinsdale.

Search on for family to help build and live in Habitat for Humanity home.

Jet needs help

DC Rescue Dogs volunteer Sascha van Doodewaard and Jet need help to fundraise for the Border Collie's surgery.

Jet is used to rescuing other pet pooches, but now neerds help himself.

Franklin County News

Good in the Hood lends a helping hand

Pukekohe Volunteer Fire Brigade's Danielle Campbell and John Robinson, right, were happy to receive their donation from ...

Cheque presentations were held at Z Energy Pukekohe this week for the annual Z Energy Good in the Hood programme.

'Active' Kiwi killed in US crash

New Zealander Scott Atchinson, pictured her with his wife Ellen and daughter Clara, was killed when he was hit by a ...

Scott Atchinson, who died in a workplace accident, was "always laughing", brother says.

Cambridge Edition

Equipment donated to community garden

Mitre 10 and New World helped Rocky Teepa with the Leamington Community Garden. From left: Logan McKenzie, Nicola ...

Thousands of dollars were raised for the Leamington Community Garden after the rotary hoe was stolen.

Police 75th anniversary in Waikato

Prevention officer Holly Warner and constable Casey Gies from the Cambridge Police.

Waikato towns host activities marking Women in Police 75th anniversary.

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