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Local news for Waikato, New Zealand continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Scoop

Taupo nitrogen monitoring deed approved

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to adopt and sign a deed for the long-term monitoring of the world-leading Lake Taupo Protection Project.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Sheep milk - better for ewe

Sheep milk holds out the promise of being a potential money maker for New Zealand farmers, with the bonus of a lower ecological impact.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, CPU, Science / Technology, Supplement, Calcium,

20 hrs ago | Southland Times

Kiwi House invests in makeover

A half a million dollar upgrade to the famed Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park is set to bring the feathered attraction into the 21st century.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

Yesterday | Scoop

WOW Finalist in NZAEP Awards

Wanaka: One of New Zealand's largest and longest running events has been named as a finalist in the New Zealand Association of Event Professionals Awards.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

Yesterday | Scoop

Claire McGowan appointed new CEO of SODA Inc.

Claire is an accomplished director, with experience in the venture capital and investment banking industries.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Scoop

Waikato regiona s supreme homes revealed

A new home in Hamilton and a renovation in Whangamata have been named this year's finest Waikato homes, winning Supreme Awards in the Waikato Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year.

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Southland Times

Rich legacy of first settlement

HISTORY LAID BARE: Otago University archeologist Richard Walter, far right, shows deputy vice-chancellor Richard Blaikie, left, and Rangitane member Kevin Abbott one of the site she is keen to excavate next in Marlborough.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science,

The New Zealand Herald

Mid-town site with many options

A 14ha block in the centre of Putaruru is for sale, and the local council sees it as a part of its revitalising plan.

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Stuff.co.nz

Who fumbled the ball?

The organisations behind a now-cancelled ball for Hamilton are scratching their heads about why tickets didn't sell, but some onlookers have been quicker to offer possibilities.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

ITV

Newspaper apologises after using picture of Jackass star instead of soldier

A New Zealand newspaper has apologised after using a picture of late Jackass star Ryan Dunn instead of a fallen New-Zealand born Israel Defence Force soldier.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

Scoop

Regional council committed to coastal co-operation

Waikato Regional Council says it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Coromandel MP: Let's All Help Paeroa Kindy Together

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is collecting supplies for Paeroa Kindergarten after it was burnt down last week - and he wants your help.

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Stuff.co.nz

Continued water contamination 'not tenable'

The Waikato Regional Council's Healthy Rivers Plan for Change programme will make changes to the regional plan to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

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Waikato Times

Virtual reality moa taking shape

The towering bird crosses Rotary Park, carelessly bowling through a triceratops, stands still under a tree dotted with pigeons, stares down at us for a while, then lopes off again.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, New Zealand, World News,

Scoop

Fitness, its not just about your health

Being fit, it's not just important for your health- it's important for the road say Waikato Police reviewing two recent crashes over the weekend.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News,

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Hamilton CBD a " Now is the time

While there have been some encouraging developments happening in recent times, Hamilton's city centre like many around the world has been on the decline for many years evident with vacancies, social issues, poor quality rental stock and valuation decline.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Hamilton, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Rhoda Read nurses training saves Berkeley's life

Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them.

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Related Topix: Nursing, New Zealand, World News

Stuff.co.nz

Te Aroha offers Waikato nearby escape

But the town aims to become New Zealand's number one boutique destination, according to my enthusiastic host Jillian O'Neill.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Motorsport: Drifting's a smoking sport

The idea was to attract more people to the sport and give them an opportunity to learn the skills of drifting outside of having to compete.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi killed in gunfight

A young soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip was born in New Zealand - and his family had planned to return here before he and his sister reached the age of military conscription in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Oceania, New Zealand,

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