November 23, 2017

Cameron Foubister, left, and Brendan Koevoet are the first successful applicants for Waikato District Council's cadetship programme.

A cadetship programme is offering six Wintec engineering students a chance to gain on-the-job experience, a salary and have their course...

November 23, 2017

Huntly College student Phoebe Comins has been awarded a $6000 Sir David Johnstone Scholarship to go towards her tertiary studies. Here she is pictured with Trustee Nola Delaney and David Johnstone Chairman David Lloyd.

Travelling first sparked Phoebe Comins' interest in...

November 16, 2017

Waikato District Council is after feedback from the community and will host drop-in sessions in different communities through November and December.

Waikato District Council is in the middle of constructing the District Plan and wants the input of the community.
The Dis...

November 16, 2017

Tamehana Moanaroa is starting up a graffiti art program for youth in Ngāruawāhia.

Tamehana Moanaroa wants to use graffiti as a way for youth in Ngāruawāhia to express themselves.
The 21-year-old runs a graffiti art programme called Writers Bench in Hamilton and is looki...

November 16, 2017

Waikato District Council Mayor Allan Sanson said council does not have the mandate to change the democratic process.

Māori wards will remain non-existent within the Waikato District Council. The recommendation to retain the status quo was passed 10-2 at November's counc...

November 13, 2017

The Huntly footbridge was damaged by a truck in September.

The Huntly footbridge is likely to be restored before the end of the year. Waikato District Council has put together an approximate work programme to reinstate the footbridge.
The bridge was removed in September...

November 12, 2017

Embrace the Future member Cory Newport will be brushing up on his gaming skills ahead of the Ngaruawāhia Retro Gaming Olympics.

Old school games are making a comeback in Ngāruawāhia.​ Youth group Embrace the Future is hosting the Ngāruawāhia Retro Gaming Olympics on Nov...

November 10, 2017

On a beach between Marsden Point and Ruakaka, Ngaruawahia's Julie Stacey is walking the length of New Zealand.

For the next five months Julie Stacey's most luxurious item is a tube of moisturiser. The 45-year-old has quite her day-job and is doing the Te Araroa trail to...

November 3, 2017

Georgia Mannion, left, Libby Robson and Jada Potter are three students creating items to sell at the Te Kauwhata Primary School Wild and Wonderful gala with PTA member Lauren Hughes as part of the organising group.

All things zany will be featured at this year's Te Kauw...

November 3, 2017

Turangawaewae Marae Kaumatua, Pokaia Nepia, with Ultrafast Fibre Chief Executive William Hamilton following the blessing of installation work for ultra-fast broadband into Ngāruawāhia.

Ngāruawāhia has welcomed the start of work to expand the Ultrafast Fibre high-speed b...

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