Council plans 6.24% general rate increase

Waikato District Council will meet next week (Wednesday 28 February) to approve a consultation document for its draft 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP 2018-28) which...

Crash on Waiuku Road

Police were called to a two car crash on Waiuku Road in Puni at 3.32pm on Sunday 25 February 2018. One person received minor injuries, two...

Man arrested following Z Waiuku robbery

At about 2am this morning, 25 February a man entered the Z service station in Waiuku, presented what was described as a silver handgun at...

Armed robbery of Waiuku’s Queen St Superette

Waiuku’s Queen Street Superette was the target of an armed robbery this morning, Friday 23 February 2018. Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright said four offenders...

Crash on karioitahi Road

Police  and Ambulance were called to a two car crash on Karioitahi Road at 7.01pm, on Thursday evening 22 February 2018. Three people received minor...

Counties Power crews on standby for Cyclone Gita response

While it is predicted that the Franklin and southern Counties area will miss the worst of Cyclone Gita, MetService has issued an update this morning...

News

Council plans 6.24% general rate increase

Waikato District Council will meet next week (Wednesday 28 February) to approve a consultation document for its draft 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP 2018-28) which...

Crash on Waiuku Road

Police were called to a two car crash on Waiuku Road in Puni at 3.32pm on Sunday 25 February 2018. One person received minor injuries, two...

Man arrested following Z Waiuku robbery

At about 2am this morning, 25 February a man entered the Z service station in Waiuku, presented what was described as a silver handgun at...

Armed robbery of Waiuku’s Queen St Superette

Waiuku’s Queen Street Superette was the target of an armed robbery this morning, Friday 23 February 2018. Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright said four offenders...

Opinion

Baker’s Banter— 20 February 2018

It is pleasing to see Mayor Goff come out swinging about those who think it is ok to dump their...

Letter: The Cause of Road Accidents is not speed alone

Unlike your correspondent last week, I do not believe that speed is the cause of accidents. Speed adds to the...

Out of the box with Tim Gregory—Dropped dreams and aspirations

Today is a very significant day in my life. February 20, 2018 marks three years since I got within a...

Letter: Fearful of fare

AT’s increasing of fares on public transport across Auckland will be causing many people like myself to reassess whether using...

Letter— Thoughts on our water

I would like to know if Watercare actually drink our water because if they did they would know that it...