Latest Local News More News >

Council wants more data

A feasibility study presented to Waipā’s Strategy Planning and Policy committee this week to establish a youth business incubator hub in Te Awamutu lacked key…

Ōhaupō changes ahead

Within 30 years Ōhaupō will be a small town growing to the north and Karāpiro will have a new school in a thriving village hub….

Community ‘disconnect’

The plan for Karāpiro has taken at least one Waipā councillor by surprise but another who works there says the community has felt disconnected for…

Ladies in waiting

Te Awamutu Intermediate students were pictured just before their performance at last week’s Celebrating Waipā event at Karāpiro. Guests joined mayor Susan O’Regan, councillors and…

Latest Sports More Sports >

Next stop Berlin for Matthew

Te Awamutu Special Olympian Matthew Smith has been chosen to represent New Zealand in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Berlin. Matthew has Russell-Silver…

Special Olympians in action

Special Olympics Te Awamutu hosted their final Special Olympics swim meet of the season on Sunday ahead of the national championships. Eleven clubs and 110…

King and Petch are Games queens

Waipā-born athletes have excelled at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Cambridge squash queen Joelle King picked up two gold medals in Birmingham this week to…

Three of the best for BMX club 

The Te Awamutu BMX Club is celebrating after one of its members picked up a Commonwealth Games gold medal and two others shone at the…