Boy airlifted after crash

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to the scene about 7pm.

8 min ago  He has suffered a head injury when his mini motorbike crashed into a tree.

Boy rapes boy at school camp

The boy, who can't be identified, was attacked at a school camp by another boy and the attack was witnessed by a third ...

Mother says she had no help from the school after horrific incident at a school camp.

Church's transformation into bar nears completion

Good Union General Manager Adrian Hodgson looks forward to the Cambridge venue's opening night.

The former Pink Church in Cambridge is about to restart its life - as a bar.

A mother's anguish

The mother, who cannot be named without identifying her son, is upset by the school's response to the rape.

Her 10-year-old boy may never be the same after he was sexually assaulted by another child.

Stop-go killer jailed

Road worker George Taiaroa was murdered on the job in March 2013.

Her father's killer has been sentenced to life in prison, but George Taiaroa's daughter says the pieces of her family will never fit right again.

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Taupo Times

Blue ducks not thrown in the deep

Six whio ducklings were released into the Tongariro Trout Centre in Turangi in a bid to help build up their population.

With New Zealand's blue duck/whio classified as nationally vulnerable, a release of six baby ducks has high hopes of re-population.

Taupo's falcon chicks learning to fly

The Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary falcon chicks are learning to fly.

Taking full advantage of a predator proof fence, three New Zealand Falcon chicks are growing up quickly.

South Waikato News

Family cycles for platelet disorder awareness

The Flavall family and friends during the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Tokoroa extended family take in cycle challenge to bring awareness to platelet disorder that affects for generations of them.

Forestry - an investment for the long haul

Data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand showed that rural property buyers came out to purchase properties in ...

Rural property market watch: market waiting for weather to improve

Ruapehu Press

Ruapehu well placed to benefit from tourism growth

Visit Ruapehu chief executive Claire McKnight said opportunities for tourism are very exciting.

The future looks bright for the region with visitor numbers continuing to grow.

Mural brings train station comes back to life

Some of the supporters of the Revitilsation Project came out to celebrate the towns history.

Sprucing up the old Taumarunui railway station with a mural is one of many projects designed to lift the towns image.

Rotorua Review

Driving sting nets dozens

Waikato Road Policing Manager Inspector Freda Grace stops motorists at a drink drive checkpoint in Hamilton City.

Over two nights, police from Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua stopped more than 8000 motorists and tested them for drink driving.

Rotorua RSA on the up

Rotorua RSA president Willam McDonald says the club's difficulties are now behind them.

Last year it closed due to debt and declining membership. But now things are looking up.

Piako Post

Suzy Monds doesn't do times she does bucket lists

Suzy Monds said while she was in Greenland, she had to make sure no skin was exposed because of the risk of frost bite.

Suzy Monds doesn't enter marathons to beat a personal best, in fact she doesn't even care about what her times are.

Combined age of nearly 200 years

June Wyatt and Joan Whittingham can often be found in a nice quiet spot at Lawrence House.

North Waikato News

Community facility proposed

14102016 News Photo:  Mark Taylor /Fairfax NZ .
Patched gang members prowled the streets of Ngaruawahia  street on  ...

Exciting plans of a multi-purpose community centre are in the works for Ngaruawahia.

New life for A&P Show

Snail racing will be back at this year's Te Kauwhata A&P Show.

It will be a town meets country affair at this weekend's Te Kauwhata A&P Show.

Matamata Chronicle

Big spike gives team division two win

The spike by Te Aorere Wharawhara which gave the Matamata College Junior A volleyball team the final point to help them ...

Junior A volleyball team score second division win in the capital.

Opinion: Behind the Scenes with Claire Ashton

Waikato writer and film-maker Claire Ashton.

Opinion: Waikato writer and film-maker Claire Ashton gives readers an insight into New Zealand's movie industry.

Hauraki Herald

Playing for NZ turns into playing for Canada

Max Vesper in action.

Going to Hawaii to represent New Zealand at inline hockey has led Max Vesper to represent Canada.

Grassroots racing action returns to Thames

Thames Races returns on January 3.

The Interislander Summer Festival is galloping into town again on on January 3.

Hamilton Press

New blood needed to play with fire

Jessica Allen spins a poi.

There is the occasional hair singe off the arms and legs but that's only normal when you're playing with fire.

Diabetes-friendly fast food video

Customer Kelsey Moses with her pita made by former Silver Fern netballer Leana de Bruin and Diabetes New Zealand's Sue ...

A new Pita Pit menu may ease problems for customers dealing with diabetes

Franklin County News

Car rolled, woman choppered to hospital

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter took a woman to Auckland Hospital.

A person who was trapped in a vehicle after a crash in Auckland's south is in a serious condition.

Gabby Lambert's aiming high

Gabby Lambert wants to be the best in Taekwon-Do, and she's got her sights set on the New Zealand representative team.

It's a long way to the top in Taekwon-Do, but 16-year-old Gabby Lambert is determined to make it.

Cambridge Edition

Town's expansion provides business opportunity

Twins Vikki Cooper and Jayne Dahlberg are opening a childcare centre in St Kilda, Cambridge.

Twin sisters are opening a new childcare centre in the developing St Kilda area.

Cambridge sailor prepares for Boxing Day race

Cambridge sailor Anthony Merrington at the helm of Green Dragon during the Volvo Ocean Race.

Cambridge real estate agent ready to set sail, from Sydney to Hobart.

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