Driver caught after fleeing

Two cars in two separate altercations fled the scene of the crashes on Sunday night. One in Cambridge, and the other in ...

A car fled the scene after it was involved in a crash in Cambridge on Sunday night. 

Upper-crust art: Beaver on toast

A TradeMe auction for an image of a piece of toast with Stephen Donald's likeness on it has been viewed over 1200 times.

Stephen Donald, the All Black who helped NZ win the 2011 World Cup, has been immortalised on toast.

Wind, rain, snow and sunshine

Wild winds on Sunday tore this roof off a property in Ngaruawahia.

 It's been a weekend of wild weather but things should lighten up Monday.

Speech winner sets sights on political future

Tokoroa High School student Jay McLaren-Harris with his Nga Manu Korero trophies.

Top marks for Tokoroa based Nga Manu Korero Waikato region winner with political aspirations.

Cyclists have ride stuff

Some of the fashionable cyclists taking part in the Tweed Ride assembled to check out each other's bikes and clothes, ...

The Hamilton Tweed Ride gives the more genteel an opportunity to look good on a bike.

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Taupo Times

United they stood, united they fell

Two united supports fly the flag proudly during Taupo United's semi final loss.

It was one of those rare moments in sport. Trailing by three tries at the half Taupo United, a plucky club having an up-start season, crossed the painted line to tie the game and and force overtime with giants, Taupo Sports A. 

Taupo needs to support to clinch win

Zayn Tipping makes a break in last week semi-final against Taupo United.

Taupo Sports A halfback Zayn Tipping knows only too well the advantage a big crowd can have on a match result. 

South Waikato News

MP to open Tokoroa office

Te Tai Hauauru Maori Electorate MP Adrian Rurawhe, who is the great grandson of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana who founded the ...

Te Tai Hauauru Maori Electorate MP hopes to better service the South Waikato by opening a new office.

Student shares learnt values

David Henry Primary School student Corado Stainton-Namana has been named a Kiwi Can Champion.

The Graeme Dingle Foundation's latest Kiwi Can Champion has been named in Tokoroa.

Ruapehu Press

Volcano behaving normally, sensors say

Data available to scientists at GNS Science indicates the period of elevated volcanic unrest at Mt Ruapehu noted in May ...

 

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.

Rotorua Review

Moko, 3, 'badly behaved' video

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

One of Moko Rangitoheriri's killers launches appeal, and argued at her sentencing she was driven to violence.

More land needed for housing, says McClay

Rotorua MP Todd McClay

Rotorua needs to be pro-active and free up more land for housing, according to MP Todd McClay.

Piako Post

Mums and bubs enjoy new playgroup

Cooper Macartney, 2, has a drive in a toy car at the new Mums and Bubs playgroup at Community House.

A new playgroup for preschoolers and their parents has been set up at Morrinsville's Community House.

What crushed this giant can?

What's up with the damaged diary whip can outside Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company?

Something's wrong with the giant dairy whip silo outside Tatua Co-operative.

North Waikato News

Revamp set for Matariki festival

Pitching in to prepare for the new mural are Tracy Osborne, left, Tia Barrett, Jane Stevens, Greg Waiwiri and Ben Katipa.

An old painting on a Jesmond St shop in Ngaruawahia will be replaced with a mural representing the town and Matariki.

Kimihia board chair steps down

Robyn Harris will leave behind the chairperson role on Kimihia School Board of Trustees but will continue on her part ...

Part-time teacher Robyn Harris has said goodbye to the role of Kimihia School Board of Trustees chairperson.

Matamata Chronicle

Crystal clear work for water system

The FORSI Innovations filtration system at Lindsey Racing Stud in Karaka is producing crystal clear water three to five ...

A water filtration company have created a revolutionary system changing the way we utilise water. 

Storm water works will cause delays

Road work us underway on Broadway in Matamata.

Drivers can expect minor delays and detours as more work is carried out on Broadway. 

Hauraki Herald

New entrance makes parking safer

Pohutakawa planters Xavier Harvey left, Bob Birdsall, Joyce Birdsall, Ben Grubb, Ethen Harvey, John Drummond and Stella ...

Sailors Grave car park entrance and exit made safer.

Life membership for Paeroa Lion

Gordon Shaw, 80, left, and Paeroa Lions Club president Phillip Hughes.

Paeroa Lions Club has bestowed its most prestigious award to a long-standing member.

Hamilton Press

Kittens and cupcakes make a good combo

SPCA pup Dougal, as well as Amelia Hooker (left) and marketing manager Catherine Fletcher (right) eye up cupcakes made ...

SPCA doubles down on cuteness with its fundraiser.

Fundraiser to help Hamilton family

Zoe Lapwood is one of Jolanta Pacholek's singing students that will perfom at Cafe Botannix this weekend.

Singing students are using their voices for good with a fundraiser to help a Hamilton family this weekend.

Franklin County News

Artist heads to Brisbane

Beauty in Beauty (acrylics), the piece Grant Sharman will be showing at the Brisbane EKKA show in August.

Franklin mouth artist Grant Sharman is heading to Brisbane for the Royal Queensland show in August. 

Go-getter Avis sits on issue

90 year-old Lion Avis Griffin sits on the new bench along the path to Pukekohe Hospital.

 

Cambridge Edition

Fire crews fight for volunteers, water gallery video

The Oban volunteer fire brigade was still young when it the local Ferndale Guest House caught fire. At the time the ...

Rural volunteer brigades struggle to get the volunteers, hardware and even water they need to serve their communities.

The fire brigade with a waiting list gallery video

Winston Steen, deputy chief fire officer for Cambridge, has been a volunteer with the fire brigade for 52 years, ...

Most rural fire brigades are struggling for volunteers. But in Cambridge, they have a waiting list

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