Mayors: Divided we stand, united we fall
The proposal by the New Zealand Property Council would, if successful, amalgamate the Waikato District, Waipa District, Matamata-Piako District, Hamilton City and parts of the Otorohanga, South Waikato and Waitomo Districts into one unitary authority.
Tree spits out 'fire balls' after lightning strike
Linesmen have described seeing great balls of fire shooting up out of a tree that was struck by one of 700 bolts of lightning over the Waikato-Bay of Plenty overnight.
Call for restitution as Orakau remembered
It was a day of mixed emotions for those involved in the 150th commemorations of the battle of Orakau near Te Awamutu in Waikato.
New format for Running of the Sheep
Te Kuiti's Running of the Sheep will have a new look this year after organisers decided to run the sheep in smaller mobs instead of one large flock.
Everest Group extends HR services to Waipa and Otorohanga
One of the region's fastest-growing human resource consultancies, Everest Group Ltd, is extending its HR services to the Waipa and Otorohanga districts.