From the monthly archives: July 2011

A Ngaruawahia school dance group is hard at work practising moves for the Auckland Bring It On competition.

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A three-storey image of Princess Di and a street-long mural featuring Bob Marley in Tauranga are both the work of emerging graffiti artist Owen Dippie.

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Mary Anne Gill has been the media and communications director at Waikato District Health Board since 2007. Before becoming communications director Mary Anne was an award-winning journalist during stints at the Waikato Times and other newspapers throughout New Zealand.

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Before the plastic surgeon elects an operation time to make someone look beautiful or to repair major damage, they must verify the schedule with one of the most important people in the unit, operation booking clerk Christine Wilson.

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Chris Atkinson spends 20 hours a week as Waikato Hospital’s volunteer coordinator.

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Arthur Midwood, of the B Company 28th Maori Battalion, is pleased by news the Government will pay for veterans to attend commemoration services.

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Worried Rotorua motel owners are installing extra security and phoning around to warn each other after a spate of burglaries.

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Waikato school bands line up this weekend for a shot at the big time in the Smokefreerockquest regionals, with the added lure this year that the nationals will be held in the new Claudelands Events Centre.

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A Waikato-designed Hybrid Smart Home that allows owners to live independently of national power grids has attracted a lot of attention.

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Tokoroa Intermediate principal Phil Straw is heading around the world to a new role in a Pakistan school.

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Butterflies will be putting on a display in a Palmerston North park if Forest and Bird’s Paul Vandenberg has his way.

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