Multiple cars on fire

The Fire Service received the call at 3.10pm.

5 min ago  At least one person has suffered burns.

Rubber duckies on the loose

Hundreds of rubber ducks are dumped into the water.

14 min ago  Hamilton's lake meets a different type of bird life.

Slip blocking SH25

Fire crews responded to a handful of flood-related incidents around the Bay of Plenty early on Saturday morning.

3:03 PM  A slip is partially blocking State Highway 25 in the Coromandel.

Man trapped under tractor

Police, ambulance and fire are in attendance.

Patient taken to hospital in a moderate condition.

Thames stabbing

Both people involved in the stabbing have stab wounds, but only one was hospitalised.

One person is in hospital with a stab wound to the forehead.

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Taupo Times

Taupo features in explosive new book

Becoming a bestselling children's book author and an award-winning biotechnologist was not the easiest of career paths ...

The lake became a cauldron. Steam exploded from different sites, crashing boulders splashing and hissing as they fell into the water. The great mountain rumbled before it tore itself apart, its peak disappearing as Ruapehu spewed the Earth's molten innards into the sky.

Cheal buys ISPS Consulting Engineers

Cheal director Phil Battersby

Three staff with structural engineering expertise have joined the Cheal's Taupo office.

South Waikato News

Tokoroa pensioners call for council action

Tokoroa pensioners Cyril Raynel and Sam Kennedy among thousands of leaves from a large oak tree which block the ...

Tokoroa pensioners feel unheard by the South Waikato District Council when it comes to maintenance at their homes.

Rotary racer turns heads at first attempt

Putaruru rotary racer Brendan McGovern with his 1974 Datsun 1200.

It may have been his first time racing but that didn't stop a Putaruru man from a podium finish in the New Zealand Rotary Racing Enthusiasts Series.

Ruapehu Press

Snow and rain cause slips

Slips on Parapara rd SH4, continue to cause disruption.

More slips continue to cause havoc on Parapara rd in Raetihi.

Police Briefs

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Incidences in the Ruapehu District.

Rotorua Review

Man pleads guilty to stealing car with child inside

The man accused of stealing a car containing a child entered pleas at Rotorua District Court.

Guilty pleas entered by car baby bandit.

Museum Art Awards returns

2015 Rotorua Museum Art Award winners. From left Mandy Hague, Riley Claxton and Rebecca Moore.

$10,000 top prize up for grabs at Museum Art Awards.

Piako Post

Making effluent storage look easy

Anton Meier is smiling because he has the answer to making effluent storage compliant.

Anton Meier heard how European farmers store effluent and water, now he ihas imported the idea into New Zealand and dairy farmers are loving it.

Four-year term for Government needed

Former National MP John Luxton, during a recent visit to Cambridge in the Waikato, hopes families will take time to ...

Former National MP reckons Winston Peters 'holds the cards' to next election.

North Waikato News

Deli queen celebrates 30 years

Celeste Cheetham enjoys making the deli foods look good in the cabinet.

Celeste Cheetham has celebrated her 30th year with Countdown and is currently working at the Huntly store as service deli manager.

Health needs met with second shuttle

North Waikato Transport Trust transport co-ordinator Sheryl Batt, left, and volunteer Nicole Burmester with the two shuttles.

The North Waikato Transport Trust will be able to take residents to GP appointments in Huntly now it has a second shuttle.

Matamata Chronicle

Matamata Intermediate big fundraisers

Grace Muter, Sidney Clow, Jordan Park, William Hanlon and Breea Price with World Vision Schools Partnership manager ...

Matamata Intermediate

Making effluent storage look easy

Anton Meier is smiling because he has the answer to making effluent storage compliant.

Anton Meier heard how European farmers store effluent and water, now he ihas imported the idea into New Zealand and dairy farmers are loving it.

Hamilton Press

Work underway for new canoe racing home

Canoe Racing CEO Mark Weatherall

Canoe racing high performance athletes will transition to their new headquarters in Cambridge starting pre-Christmas.

Giant climb a mental challenge

Emily Webb is climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in September so has upped her training at Fastlane Fitness.

Emily Webb will be crying happy tears when she conquers Mount Kilimanjaro for mental health.

Franklin County News

Good in the Hood 'a good thing'

Franklin Hospice chief executive Ric Odom looks forward to improving the charity.

Franklin Hospice is being recognised for its constant support in the community. 

New survival suits for lifesavers

Richard Udy, left and Peter Dodd from Waiuku Coastguard are looking forward to upgrading the charity's gear with Good in ...

Waiuku Coastguard will soon have better gear to keep volunteers safe.

Cambridge Edition

Work underway for new canoe racing home

Canoe Racing CEO Mark Weatherall

Canoe racing high performance athletes will transition to their new headquarters in Cambridge starting pre-Christmas.

Making effluent storage look easy

Anton Meier is smiling because he has the answer to making effluent storage compliant.

Anton Meier heard how European farmers store effluent and water, now he ihas imported the idea into New Zealand and dairy farmers are loving it.

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