Waikato, New Zealand News
Local news for Waikato, New Zealand continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Distressed breast cancer patients are furious to discover insurers will pay only a fraction of breast reconstruction costs because the procedure is considered non-essential Instead, the single mother of two has been "devastated" by an $11,500 debt she can't pay, money her insurance company refuses to refund for her breast reconstruction.
Trending on the Topix Network
4 hrs ago | Waikato Times
When it comes to identifying New Zealand drywood termites it pays to know your excrement, according to Bug Man Ruud Kleinpaste.
New Plymouth's Back Beach has dipped out of AA New Zealand's search for the country's most loved coastal spot.
Parking meters that were supposed to pay for a toilet block at a Coromandel holiday hot spot have backfired with tourists spending more than a penny in nearby bushes, business owners say.
Police are seeking public assistance to locate 44-year-old Tony Ashley Gorrie in relation to prolific fraud offending against backpackers and accommodation providers nationwide.
Pukekohe's Joel Trappitt, Kawasaki KX450F ; Taupo's Brad Groombridge and Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper fight for the lead at the start of a race at Tokoroa.
PHUKET: A Phuket vendor who saw his only source of livelihood - a mini-crepe cart - go up in smoke was able to avoid going to loan sharks to replace it because of help from an unlikely source, a New Zealander who has been to the province only twice.
Whangamata Community Board has injected an additional $10,000 into this month's Beach Hop, effectively taking over all the infrastructure costs associated with the event.
New Zealand Motorcycle Safety Consultants chief executive Allan Kirk said motorcyclists must always be prepared for the worst to happen.
The name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash between his vehicle and a 10-tonne tractor trailer near Morrinsville on Saturday morning has been released.
We think the future is looking good for the Coromandel but we still have to work hard to get there.