Forest View High School’s Polinetia Fa’atasi group are counting down to their end-of-year performance at the Polynesian Cultural Centre in Hawaii.Continue Reading →
Tui and bellbirds should see a lift in numbers in the Hakarimata Range near Ngaruawahia thanks to a joint pest control effort by Doc and Perry Resources.Continue Reading →
After the playground opened teachers at a Thames school faced a novel problem – the pupils did not want to leave at the end of the day.Continue Reading →
In a national first Waikato Hospital is to spend $40-million on a new facility for older patients to meet the projected needs of an ageing populationContinue Reading →
A 1770s violin and a horse with a plucked tail were two of the star turns at a recent NZSO quartet performance at Huntly College.Continue Reading →
The arrival of a Positron Emission and Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner should revolutionise cancer care in the region, says Midland PET-CT clinical director Hament Pandya.Continue Reading →
For Hamilton artists, Kobi Brinkman, 67, Jack Parle, 81, and Heather Adlam, 76, anything beyond their craft is “going through the motions”.
The chance for creativity has captured 75 combined years from the three members of Hamilton collaborative Weave. Pot. Paint.
For the past 30 – 45 years the trio have been turning out piece [...]Continue Reading →
Waikato Film maker Julia Reynolds hopes her latest work will end up in the DVD sale bin of The Warehouse.Continue Reading →
Recent revolutionary action in the Middle East gave special significance to Auckland’s commemoration of Al Nakba this year.Continue Reading →
Two hundred Waikato schoolchildren will attend coaching sessions with Peter Nestler, the world skipping champion, next month as part of a Heart Foundation Jump Rope for Heart initiative.Continue Reading →
Chiefs players Lelia Masaga and Fritz Lee found themselves back in school recently when they visited Hamilton West Primary.Continue Reading →
Local artists are abuzz as they ready artworks for the 2011 IHC Arts Awards next month.Continue Reading →
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