Waihi, New Zealand Newswire

Waihi, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. They're Off and it's All OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    GO Waihi's annual Trolley Derby and Market Day is coming up again on Saturday October 6. From 9 am there'll be lots of stalls through town to add even more variety to the shops with sales and specials on offer. Cafes, restaurants and eateries will take care of the hunger pangs and the town will be filled with the sounds of the Kerepehi Brass Band.

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  2. Simon Wilson: Why National will adopt Labour's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    When was the last time we had a Prime Minister prepared to spell out a vision? Jim Bolger in 1990, when he announced the beginning of "the decent society"? That didn't go so well: Finance Minister Ruth Richardson promptly introduced the "mother of all budgets" which reduced benefits to a sub-subsistence level so people would be desperate to get off them. People just ended up desperate, really.

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  3. Sector optimistic despite mines pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Otago Daily Times

    Major players in the resource sector are in good heart, but a pall hangs over the industry as the Government decides where to take its ``no new mines on conservation land'' pledge. With the Crown Minerals Act under review, and being opened to consultation in coming weeks, the uncertainty overshadows the annual Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy New Zealand branch conference in Tauranga, which attracted about 200 delegates.

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  4. Fix the Bloody Road protesters block State Highway 2 near TaurangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The New Zealand Herald

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  5. Mangatainoka Reserve gets $200,000 upgrade to camping facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Manawatu Standard

    The Government will fund half of the Mangatainoka Reserve's upgrade, with the Tararua District Council paying the other half. Just down the road from the Tui Brewery, the Mangatainoka Reserve will get a new block of two toilets, a shower and a solar-powered compacting rubbish bin.

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  6. World famous in New Zealand: Karangahake Gorge, CoromandelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    The winding Ohinemuri River cuts through between the Coromandel and Kaimai Ranges, forming a narrow, steeply-sided gorge that's followed by SH2 as it links Paeroa with Waihi. The East Coast Main Trunk Railway used to run through this way too, over three bridges and through a kilometre-long tunnel; but now the line has been converted to the Hauraki Rail Trail and is much enjoyed by cyclists and walkers, its accessible gradients leaving them plenty of breath for exclaiming over the spectacular scenery.

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  7. Protest over SH2 crashes to close bridge near TaurangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    The Fix the Bloody Road campaigners are demanding SH2 between Tauranga and Katikati be widened to four lanes and have a median barrier installed in order to curb the mounting death toll on that stretch of road. The latest victim was Steven Antony Hart, a father, who died on Monday after his vehicle and a truck were involved in a crash on SH2 near Katikati.

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  8. Coromandel group protest against mining on DoC land block roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    An enraged hobby mine operator drove through a line of about 20 protesters in the hills of Hikuai in the Coromandel yesterday after they blockaded a public road for an hour. The quiet demonstration almost turned nasty as protesters refused to move so they could speak to participants of an Australasian mining institute conference who had been visiting the small Broken Hills Historic Mine on Department of Conservation land.

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  9. Contentious issues to feature at conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Otago Daily Times

    Seabed mining and access to Department of Conservation land are just two of the contentious issues to be addressed during this year's national mining conference in Tauranga next week. It will be the 125th annual Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy New Zealand branch conference, and has attracted more than 185 delegates so far.

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  10. Motorcyclist serious after collision with car between Waihi and WhangamataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Waikato Times

    Emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 25 between Waihi and Whangamata at 11.15am on Tuesday. Tim Fairhall, who has Down syndrome, argues he won't live as long as most people so should get early access to the funds.

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  11. Two charges withdrawn against Labour Party summer camp accused, four complaints remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The New Zealand Herald

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  12. Delays in moving ahead with major safety measures on SH2 described as 'disgrace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. Hikoi will close State Highway 2 following another fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    A section of State Highway 2 will be blocked by protesters this Sunday who are marching to demand fixes to the dangerous stretch of road. Announcement of the hikoi comes one day after Jaydene Noelle Manuel, 30, was killed when a car, 4x4 and truck collided on section of Bay of Plenty highway near Apata Station Rd on Monday.

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  14. Fatal crash: Car and truck collide on SH2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Police were called to the scene of the fiery crash between Pahoia Rd and Apata Station Rd about 4.40pm. Photo / File Both the truck and the car caught fire after the crash, but it was some time before the truck fire was put out.

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  15. Leading Kiwi trampolinist Dylan Schmidt inspires next generation at AIMS GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    The New Zealand gymnastic trampoline exponent was 11 when he and his mother drove to Tauranga for the day from their home in Waihi. Schmidt remembers it was an event he was determined to win, and he went home with gold.

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  16. Medicals and walking injuries keep rescue helicopters busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Stuff.co.nz

    Auckland and Whitianga Westpac Rescue helicopters were tasked to the Kopu Hikuai Rd to retrieve a man in his 70s with a medical issue. In a statement the Whitianga-based Westpac Rescue helicopter said the man had fallen on the walking track and injured himself.

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  17. Western Bay of Plenty still has New Zealand's highest average residential ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    Homeowners in the Western Bay district are still paying the highest average rates in New Zealand, according to the Taxpayers' Union's annual residential rates ranking. The mayor blamed his district's high ranking on the cost of being a growing rural district, but a ratepayer reckoned purse-tightening and efficiency gains were needed.

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  18. Labour Party summer camp indecent assault accused keeps name suppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | The New Zealand Herald

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  19. Duo rob person in WaihiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Two men, thought to be armed with a gun, have robbed a person in broad daylight in a small Hauraki town. Police were called at 1.35pm to a "street-style robbery" on Johnston St in WaihA , Waikato police Senior Sergeant Phil Ruddell said.

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  20. Government's transport plan confirms Hawke's Bay's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | The New Zealand Herald

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