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A vineyard tour, cheese night and latte art 'throwdown' are some of the events.
The decision was unanimously made by council's Finance and Corporate Committee on Tuesday.
Lisa Vanin, Sacha Mail and Jenny Jack are World of Wearable Art finalists.
Spark confirms new sites being built to help meet demand from this year's big event.
Pirongia locals at odds over plans for cell tower in village.
As a boy he gazed in awe at Pirongia. Now his work is the key to uncovering its secrets.
For the last 15 years Janene Allison has told the stories of the Land Wars to students.
Changes are in the pipeline for the carpark in The Warehouse Complex.
Making a change starts with one voice, says Te Awamutu beauty queen.
The founding member of animal rescue charity TA Care is overloaded with abandoned kittens.
Waikato police were alerted to the incident in Kihikihi at 12.18am on Wednesday.
Rowan Miller is embarking on a project of remembrance and respect.
The book is a hilarious story of kindness, problem-solving and learning how to share.
"To say I'm nervous is an understatement."
Starting an organic farm is a labour of love for Jesiah and Ellen Alexander.
Don Gerrand has seen horrific things, but he's also got some funny memories.
Inspector Jeff Penno said the bomb squad was on its way to investigate the package.
The stories of local families are being uncovered by the Te Awamutu genealogists.
A giant heart-shaped arrangement of flowers is outside the Cambridge Town Hall.
Man was disorientated in the night and locked himself into the wrong space.
"Everybody's too quick to criticise police but you don't hear the good stories."
Kylee Black knows exactly what it's like to face accessibility barriers.
Dress for Success Hamilton provides services to help vulnerable women into the workforce.
More than 200 people came to the discussion night, with a queue down the street.
Toby White's life is poles apart to most other boys his age.
After-school activity teaches children about their thoughts and emotions.
Mental patients passed into a field of lost souls. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Martin said it was important women changed one particular habit — saying sorry.
Pirongia School student used coloured sheets of paper to test his theory, and it worked.
Students pair up with staff to put on an entertaining and unpredictable performance.
The weekly clinic operates out of St Saviour's Anglican Church on Thursdays, 2pm-4.30pm.
The cattle disease has put a dampener on calf clubs around the country, but not Pāterangi.
A 'little star' born in Te Awamutu is now leading a stellar acting career.
Te Awamutu Countdown is one of 87 stores giving single-use plastic bags the boot.
No passenger gets left behind when the trains hit the track at the Leamington Domain.
People are using the Te Awamutu Sharing Shed as a dumping ground, says owner.
A Pirongia arborist hopes to be named the best tree-climber in the world.
Around 60 people gathered at the foothills of Mt Pirongia to witness the special event.
The Te Awamutu family is facing the reality of losing their adored father and husband.
Some people are calling them big-hearted, some are calling them crazy.
How did social dance arrive in Te Awamutu and why has it endured the test of time?
In its Statement of Proposal council said traders use public places to do business.
Participants will learn how to make eight common cleaning and beauty products.