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Scoop.co.nz
Top Showjumpers Head to Taupo for WCin ring one at the show.The New Zealand World Cup League has six qualifiers and
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
in ring one at the show.The New Zealand World Cup League has six qualifiers and the final – Hawke’s Bay (October 20), Waikato (November 7-12), Hawera (November 17-19), Feilding (December 1-2), Taupo (December 14-17), Dannevirke (January 5-7)... Read more
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Spark fast-tracking build of long-range IoT networkmanage assets better.”In addition to the country’s urban centres, Spark plans t
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manage assets better.”In addition to the country’s urban centres, Spark plans to extend the network to rural parts of the Waikato, Manawatu and Canterbury in the 2018 calendar year. To deliver this, Spark is working with Levno, who plan to use the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Six arrested following search warrants in HuntlyNew Zealand Police Please attribute to Inspector Andrew Mortimore, Waikato Wes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
New Zealand Police Please attribute to Inspector Andrew Mortimore, Waikato West Area CommanderA Police operation executed in Waikato earlier this morning has resulted in several arrests and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
November Highlights Significant Lift in Housing Activitynumber of days to sell (up 14 days to 37), followed by Southland (up 5 days to
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
number of days to sell (up 14 days to 37), followed by Southland (up 5 days to 29), Manawatu/Wanganui (up 4 days to 31) and Waikato and Canterbury (both up 3 days to 37 and 33 respectively).Regions with the biggest decreases year-on-year included... Read more
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Potentially toxic algae confirmed for parts of Lake TaupōTuesday, 12 December 2017, 6:37 pmPress Release: Waikato Regional Council Look
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 6:37 pmPress Release: Waikato Regional Council Look before you leap - The local Medical Officer of Health is... Read more
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Parliament: Dec 12value was done on a single one of those projects. Tim van de Molen: Does the M
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
value was done on a single one of those projects. Tim van de Molen: Does the Minister consider the extension of the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to the foot of the Kaimai Range more or less of a priority, given its safety improvements,... Read more
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NZCity
Tomahawk attacker restrained in courtapplying for parole. "That doesn't necessarily mean you're entitled to release
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
applying for parole. "That doesn't necessarily mean you're entitled to release then," she said. She praised the skill of Waikato Hospital surgeons who had to remove part of the constable's skull to treat his injuries. ''In his victim impact... Read more
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NZCity
Council alarmed by Facebook meat salesthose illegally selling meat can be hit with severe penalties because of the ri
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
those illegally selling meat can be hit with severe penalties because of the risks to people's health and pointed to how a Waikato family was last month left paralysed and unconscious in hospital. In that case, Shibu Kochummen, his wife and mother... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Illegal meat sales raise health and safety concernsup and people getting together for extended family gatherings we want to keep p
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up and people getting together for extended family gatherings we want to keep people safe and well.“The recent case of a Waikato family falling gravely ill after eating wild boar suspected to be contaminated with the potentially fatal botulism... Read more
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Toxin-Producing Algae Species Identified at Halletts Baythe weekend.The samples were collected during an inspection of 13 popular swimm
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the weekend.The samples were collected during an inspection of 13 popular swimming sites in south-eastern Lake Taupō by Waikato Regional Council staff.The screening – carried out by regional council scientists – suggests the species at Halletts... Read more
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Developing the Next Generation of Kiwi Chefs at WintecChefs at WintecMonday, 11 December 2017, 9:59 amPress Release: Wintec Developi
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Chefs at WintecMonday, 11 December 2017, 9:59 amPress Release: Wintec Developing the Next Generation of Kiwi ChefsWhen 26 Waikato high school cookery teachers donned their aprons to become students for a day at Wintec, the heat was on to bring up... Read more
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Progress on Hawke’s Bay Innovation ParkBay, the Food Innovation Network, Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust, Central Hawke’s B
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Bay, the Food Innovation Network, Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust, Central Hawke’s Bay District Council and the University of Waikato.The project interviewed almost 50 companies, visited the Waikato Innovation Park and associated Food Innovation... Read more
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NZCity
New 110km/h speed limit for two roadsare 15km of the Tauranga Eastern Link toll road between the Paengaroa roundabou
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
are 15km of the Tauranga Eastern Link toll road between the Paengaroa roundabout and Domain Rd interchange and 16km of the Waikato Expressway between the Cambridge Southern and Tamahere interchanges. The changes were announced by the New Zealand... Read more
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NZCity
Algae found in southeast Lake Tauposamples have been collected from Kuratau Beach, Mission Bay, Motutere Bay, Hate
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
samples have been collected from Kuratau Beach, Mission Bay, Motutere Bay, Hatepe, Halletts Bay and Whareroa South Beach. Waikato Regional Council says the blooms were found during an inspection of southeastern Lake Taupo swimming sites this... Read more
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Man arrested after fleeing driver incident in WaikatoSunday, 10 December 2017, 1:52 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police " this morn
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Sunday, 10 December 2017, 1:52 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police " this morning "A Hamilton man is in custody following a fleeing driver... Read more
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Algae blooms found at south-eastern Lake Taupō Sunday, 10 December 2017, 11:49 amPress Release: Waikato Regional Council lo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, 10 December 2017, 11:49 amPress Release: Waikato Regional Council locationsWaikato Regional Council staff have collected samples from algae blooms... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Family infected with botulism after eating wild boar told no ACCA Waikato family hospitalised after eating meat suspected to be contaminated wi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A Waikato family hospitalised after eating meat suspected to be contaminated with botulism have been dealt another blow - with claims ACC will not provide cover for their treatment. Husband and wife Shibu Kochummen, 35, and Subi Babu, 32, and... Read more
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Motley Fool
Bioxyne Ltd shares are up 250% this weekprobiotic and a range of key vitamins. The dairy base of the product comes fro
Motley Fool / Posted 5 days ago
probiotic and a range of key vitamins. The dairy base of the product comes from the world-renowned dairy region of Waikato, New Zealand. Management appears to believe that this will be a major selling point given the popularity of produce... Read more
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Sunflower stars all over the country!4-year-old Māia from Fairfield Kindergarten (Waikato) reaches for her sunflower
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4-year-old Māia from Fairfield Kindergarten (Waikato) reaches for her sunflowers! A love of gardening has taken root in more than 220 kindergartens nationwide thanks to the Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens... Read more
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Early summer prompts call for farm planof the wet winter, preparation for management of dry is recommended,” says Dair
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of the wet winter, preparation for management of dry is recommended,” says DairyNZ Northland regional leader Chris Neill. Waikato and Bay of Plenty A very wet winter and spring has had an impact on many parts of Waikato.“Pasture is open after... Read more
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Buying a Farm - 'Caveat Emptor'a Farm - “Caveat Emptor”Buying a farm is a major investment that has now become
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a Farm - “Caveat Emptor”Buying a farm is a major investment that has now become much more complicated with the Waikato Regional Council's proposed and current rule changes under Plan Change 1.Plan Change 1 requires farmers to obtain a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Level Three Water Restrictions are now in place for Levinunder water restrictions?A: Yes. Many other parts of New Zealand are under wate
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under water restrictions?A: Yes. Many other parts of New Zealand are under water restrictions, including Napier, Northland, Waikato, Taranaki, Palmerston North and Wellington.Residents can obtain further information on the Water Services page of the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ironman Contingency Course Implemented Due to Algaecourse, consisting of a 3km Run, 90km Bike and 21km Run.After receiving reports
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course, consisting of a 3km Run, 90km Bike and 21km Run.After receiving reports from the public of algae blooms, Waikato Regional Council scientists collected a number of algae samples on Tuesday and again yesterday from five... Read more
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NZCity
Taupo ironman affected by lake algaealready registered for Saturday's race at Lake Taupo, which bills itself as the
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
already registered for Saturday's race at Lake Taupo, which bills itself as the home of New Zealand ironman. But after a Waikato Regional Council warning not to swim in the lake's water, they will now complete a modified course consisting of a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Public urged to avoid algae-affected areas of Lake Taupōareas and any contact with algae blooms that may be on shore.After receiving re
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areas and any contact with algae blooms that may be on shore.After receiving reports from the public of algae blooms, Waikato Regional Council scientists collected a number of algae samples on Tuesday and again yesterday from five... Read more
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Teenager’s Sustainability Film Wins Praise Including from PMParahanga by Josh Boag (16) from New Plymouth Hayden’s Time Adventure by a tea
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Parahanga by Josh Boag (16) from New Plymouth Hayden’s Time Adventure by a team from Putaruru College (13-14) in Waikato The Truth of Technology by a team from Baradene College (14-15) in Auckland Clever Trevor by Sam Ridsdale (12) from... Read more
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NIWA's Hotspot WatchBay, northern Auckland and eastern Northland. Meanwhile, minor soil moisture in
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Bay, northern Auckland and eastern Northland. Meanwhile, minor soil moisture increases occurred in small parts of central Waikato. The driest soils across the North Island compared to normal for this time of the year are found in Kaipara District,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 7of particular projects is the role of the New Zealand Transport Agency. Tim va
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of particular projects is the role of the New Zealand Transport Agency. Tim van de Molen: Is the extension of the Waikato Expressway, from Cambridge to Tirau, a priority for this Government and does he support the funding from the National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government puts regional roading in the slow laneHouse that ‘all projects are under consideration’. This included the Redoubt Rd
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House that ‘all projects are under consideration’. This included the Redoubt Rd to Mill Rd corridor, the extension of the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to the Kaimai Range and the Christchurch to Ashburton road project.“Today he refused to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Passing of art advocate and philanthropist Barry Hopkins2017, 2:30 pmPress Release: Hamilton City Council 7 December 2017Waikato Museu
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2017, 2:30 pmPress Release: Hamilton City Council 7 December 2017Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato and Hamilton City Council are mourning the loss of an ardent supporter of arts and... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why Bioxyne Ltd shares rocketed 85% higher todayboosting probiotic and a range of key vitamins. The dairy base of the product c
Motley Fool / Posted 6 days ago
boosting probiotic and a range of key vitamins. The dairy base of the product comes from the world-renowned dairy region of Waikato, New Zealand. The second is a weight loss product for women which contains a unique blend of soy protein isolate and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ngā Tangata Microfinance breaking hold of predatory lenderswork to break the hold of predatory lenders by expanding its interest-free, no
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
work to break the hold of predatory lenders by expanding its interest-free, no fees services to wider Auckland, Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Manawatu, Levin, Taranaki and Dunedin.Mr Choy welcomed Commerce and Consumer Affairs... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPI Announces New Food Safety Guidancefood poisoning for a normal heathy person can be a short-lived upset stomach, t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
food poisoning for a normal heathy person can be a short-lived upset stomach, the recent case of suspected botulism in the Waikato, or the campylobacter in the Havelock North drinking water, shows how harmful bugs can have severe consequences.“A... Read more
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Parliament: Dec 6areas for which they are responsible, including finding funding for projects.
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areas for which they are responsible, including finding funding for projects. Hon David Bennett: Is the extension of the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to the Kaimai Range a priority for the Government, and does he support its funding from the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Important roading projects around NZ in doubtdevelopers rightly asking whether they should go ahead and build.“He’s also ref
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
developers rightly asking whether they should go ahead and build.“He’s also refused to commit to the extension of the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to the Kaimai Range and the Christchurch to Ashburton road project. These are important... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government keeping an eye on the dryseason as a whole.” Particular hotspots are found across Hawke’s Bay, in parts
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season as a whole.” Particular hotspots are found across Hawke’s Bay, in parts of southern Manawatu-Whanganui, northern Waikato and Wellington-Wairarapa; hotspots are developing across much of the South Island with the exception of parts of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
We need to stop losing itWednesday, 6 December 2017, 2:52 pmColumn: Bala Tikkisetty Waikato Regional Cou
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Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 2:52 pmColumn: Bala Tikkisetty Waikato Regional Council Bala TikkisettyWe’re losing it. Soil that is. And we need to do more to stop the slide of this precious asset... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A culture of caring at regional councilWednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:17 pmPress Release: Waikato Regional Council 6
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Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:17 pmPress Release: Waikato Regional Council 6 December 2017At Waikato Regional Council staff have got each other’s backs.That’s evident in... Read more
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Scholarship Targets Study to Restore Healthy Waikato RiverWednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:00 pmPress Release: Waikato District Council Ne
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Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:00 pmPress Release: Waikato District Council New Waikato-Tainui and the Waikato District Council have... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Rise, Fall and Future of the independent Māori Partieswith either National or Labour. This exposed the weakness of the Tūheitia strat
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with either National or Labour. This exposed the weakness of the Tūheitia strategy.Māori respect the institution of the Waikato Kingitanga. However, it is antithetical for a tribe to take orders from the leader of another. No one seems to take... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Councils ask for water savings as big dry bitescan now be used on alternate days in the morning and evening. Similar restricti
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
can now be used on alternate days in the morning and evening. Similar restrictions are in place in Palmerston North, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington and parts of the South Island. Other councils are preemptively asking locals to save water,... Read more
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Newly opened Moxon Centre leads the wayOaks in Auckland. The Centre is named in recognition of Archbishop Emeritus Sir
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Oaks in Auckland. The Centre is named in recognition of Archbishop Emeritus Sir David Moxon KNZM, former Anglican Bishop of Waikato and former Primate and Archbishop of the New Zealand Dioceses of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and... Read more
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NZCity
Boy serious after Hamilton scooter crasha serious condition after being involved in a collision with a ute while riding
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
a serious condition after being involved in a collision with a ute while riding his scooter in Hamilton. He was taken to Waikato Hospital after the incident in Dinsdale on Monday. Police says they were alerted to the collision at the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Seasonal Climate Summary: Spring 2017South Island. Rainfall was well above normal (> 149%) in Tauranga, and above no
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
South Island. Rainfall was well above normal (> 149%) in Tauranga, and above normal (120-149%) in parts of Northland and Waikato. Soil moistureAs of 1 December, soils were significantly drier than normal for the time of year across a large... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mothly Climate Summary: November 2017above average (>1.20°C of average) in parts of Southland, interior Otago, inter
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above average (>1.20°C of average) in parts of Southland, interior Otago, interior Canterbury, the West Coast, and interior Waikato. Temperatures were above average (0.51-1.20°C above average) for most of the rest of the country, except for some... Read more
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Boy injured after collision between scooter and ute in Waika5 December 2017, 5:06 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police "to"An 11-year-old b
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5 December 2017, 5:06 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police "to"An 11-year-old boy riding his scooter has been involved in a collision with a ute in Hamilton.He has been taken to... Read more
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Countdown fundraising effort nets nearly $100,000began in 2007. It fundraises for 11 children's hospitals in Whangarei Hospital,
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began in 2007. It fundraises for 11 children's hospitals in Whangarei Hospital, Kidz First Children's Hospital - Auckland, Waikato Hospital, Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals, Hawkes Bay Hospital, Wellington Hospital, Greymouth Hospital,... Read more
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All Waikato Council offices and libraries to be cash freeTuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:14 pmPress Release: Waikato District Council 5 Dec
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Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:14 pmPress Release: Waikato District Council 5 December 2017All Waikato District Council offices and libraries to be cash freeWaikato District Council offices and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Home Invasion needs Harsher Sentences - Hekeis very frightening to face the reality that none of us are safe in our own hom
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
is very frightening to face the reality that none of us are safe in our own homes” Hayley Heke Sensible Sentencing Trust Waikato Spokesperson and Victim Advocate commented “our home, our castle, our haven, our safe place no longer exists.”A man... Read more
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Sniffing Out Velvetleaf as Summer Signals Emergence of PestsTuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:21 amPress Release: Waikato Regional Council Snif
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Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:21 amPress Release: Waikato Regional Council Sniffing Out Velvetleaf as Summer Signals Emergence of Pest PlantsThe arrival of warm, humid days means velvetleaf... Read more
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