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7 hrs ago | Scoop
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.
11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
20 hrs ago | Southland Times
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.
Yesterday | Scoop
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.
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.
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.
A 14ha block in the centre of Putaruru is for sale, and the local council sees it as a part of its revitalising plan.
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.
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.
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is collecting supplies for Paeroa Kindergarten after it was burnt down last week - and he wants your help.
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.
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.
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.
Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them.
But the town aims to become New Zealand's number one boutique destination, according to my enthusiastic host Jillian O'Neill.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:53 pm
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