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App helps Waikato to save surplus food from local eateries
Foodprint connects people with discounted surplus food that hasn't sold.
Coromandel mayor raises concerns over Three Waters equity
Sandra Goudie: Govt didn't account for temporary growth of tourist destination councils.
Tangled up on the big screen in Garden Place on Saturday
New initiative Love the Centre is bringing people back to the CBD through special events.
Pacific stop smoking services receive funding boost
The Government committed $8 Million to Pacific providers to reach national smokefree goal.
Mayor and moss busters have a blast on Te Aroha bridge
Matamata-Piako mayor Ash Tanner and volunteers tackle part two of bridge clean-up.
Desperate need for more Pink Ribbon brekkie hosts to lift fundraiser efforts
The charity faces a 50 per cent drop in Pink Ribbon Breakfast registrations this year.
Three Waters Govt decision sparks mixed feelings across Waikato
Matamata-Piako mayor furious main concerns remain, Hamilton mayor happy with improvements.
Classic yachts gather in Waikato for special weekend
12 classic launches will make their way from Auckland to the Maritime Park in Paeroa.
Mayor and his moss busters clean up Te Aroha bridge
Matamata-Piako mayor Ash Tanner and volunteers sprayed mossy Coulter Bridge on Friday.
More than just another bar: Hospo veteran provides a point of difference
The Mercury Room bar cocktail bar and eatery brings new life to old city building.
Exotic forests to be excluded from Emissions Trading Scheme
The Government seeks public input on proposed changes to better manage carbon farming.
Waikato's Ukrainian community gathering support for children in war zone
The city's Ukrainian community started fundraising for children affected by war.
New Zealand's first Pan Pacific hub is shaping up in Hamilton
Pacific Island community trust K'aute Pasifika hosted a site visit for selected invitees.
Rototuna's unusual neighbour: A farm in the city's urban heart
The Earth Stewards produce organic vegetables using a special method: no-dig farming.
Waikato's European community comes together in support of Ukraine
At a protest in Hamilton on Saturday, Waikato's Ukrainian community had special support.
Mixed feedback across the country on Three Waters Reform report
The working group has given feedback and the reactions are mixed across the country.
Local hospitality sector needs help from Hamiltonians
Hamilton's hospitality sector is having a tough time in the face of Omicron.
Critical year for Te Aroha long-term spa facility has started
This year determines whether Te Aroha's new spa facility can go into construction phase.
HCC divided on joining C4LD, united in need to hear views on Three Waters
Mayor urges to keep open mind to more alternatives, deputy mayor pleas to join opposition.
Final hope for more time is expensive unfunded drug
The police fundraise for Nev Ross who has a brain tumour and needs a non-funded drug.
Action group proposes two alternative Three Waters models
Communities for Local Democracy studied a modified current model and a regional entity.
NZTA green light: Funding for safer school corridor
Work on Hamilton's Eastern Pathways walking and cycling project can start.
Leaders condemn anti-vax narrative invoking Holocaust
Leaders affirm remembering the Holocaust is now more important than ever.
K'aute Pasifika kicks off new phase of vaccine rollout
Pacific Island Trust K'aute Pasifika now offering adult boosters and jabs for children
City launches new Friday and Saturday late-night town centre transport
For $2 the Flex mini-bus will pick you up and drop you off at designated street corners.
Waikato dog owners outraged by council bylaw changes
A special permit will be needed to have more than two dogs on a rural property.
Crate Day weekend puts more pressure on chocka Waikato Hospital ED
Waikato emergency physician says the dozen alcohol-related referrals were avoidable.
Six Waikato summer festivals set to rock the region
Check the details with festivals in Whangamata, Raglan, Karapiro, South Waikato and Thames
HCC goes solo while councils join forces against Three Waters Reform
HCC didn't sign a joint letter with 30 councils - a mistake, councillor Mark Bunting says.
Court ruling gives new hope to former Afghan interpreter
High Court rules INZ was wrong to stop processing decision-ready visa applications.
Young Hamilton Shakespeare actors ready for The Globe
Students join Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand Young Shakespeare Company 2022 cast.
Waikato DHB nears 90 per cent first vaccination goal
As of Wednesday, Waikato has only 2609 vaccinations to go until the magic 90 per cent.
Sculpture exhibition tells stories in the landscape
The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum opens its new special exhibition on Friday
Waikato leaders demand easing of alert level restrictions
Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate and Taupo electorate MP Louise Upston wrote to the PM
'It's not on': Waikato councils outraged by Three Waters mandate
'A sad day for local democracy' as council submissions are ignored
Morrinsville rallies community to give tiny bat and other wildlife a fighting chance
Predator Free Morrinsville is being launched on Saturday with a working bee - all welcome.
Polio survivor urges people to learn from history and get jab
Retired nurse Jan Wills-Collins points out striking similarities between Covid and polio.
Waikato leaders' call to arms to get the vax before summer
Waikato towns are gearing up for the nationwide initiative to push up vaccination numbers.
Hamilton West MP fan of drive-through vaccination clinics
Dr Gaurav Sharma is happy about the accessibility of Waikato vaccination clinics.
Vaping retailer Shosha wants border exemption to open more shops in Waikato
Vaping considered essential service provider as it supports smoking cessation programmes.
Councils demand major changes to Three Waters plans
Stronger action is being demanded on consultation, asset ownership and local input.
Double-jabbed Blair Dowling says vaccine is our 'safety belt'
Blair Dowling is now fully vaccinated and believes the vaccine is the way forward.
Melville Primary hosts special parents and teacher day
The primary school approached Pacific Island Trust K'aute Pasifika for pop-up jab clinic.
Hamilton Wasps celebrate Gwynne Shield centenary with win
The traditional tournament was back to celebrate 100 years, despite unknown future.
Escaping lockdown blues: Living with a host family
When lockdown hit, two Waikato Schools had to find homes for 51 international students.
Afghan translator has grave fears for family hiding from Taliban
Dozens of decision-ready visa applications prompt legal action by Afghans in the Waikato