Netball centre fire caused by birds

Birds building nests in the roof cavity is thought to be the reason behind the fire at the Waiuku Netball Centre on Thursday 16 November 2017. “Thank goodness we had Twilight Netball being played. I don’t think there would have been a building standing if not,” said Club President, Tracey Phillips. A member of the public called the emergency services […]

Car crashes into Waikato River

Just before 10pm on Thursday 16 November, a vehicle came off theTuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road, and ended up in the Waikato River. Emergency services were called to the scene at 9.55pm. The three occupants of the vehicle were able to get out of the car, and were treated for their injuries. It was originally reported that an adult had received […]


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