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Getting the tips on water 

Ever wondered how to repair that leaking tap or want to check if your cistern is leaking? As part of Waipā District Council’s community outreach programme, residents…

Gym’s fundraising sweetener 

Te Awamutu Gymsports is hoping the lure of sweet family treats might help them fund the purchase of new equipment badly needed at its Palmer…

Safety concern on cycleway 

Questions are being asked about the safety of a rural road which is involved in a cycleway planned from Te Awamutu to Pirongia. Paterangi Road…

Higher prices, fewer sales

House prices have continued to boom in Waipā. Latest Real Estate Institute figure show the median price for houses rose 16.6% – from $720,500 to…

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Pirongia gets a helping hand

Pirongia Rugby and Sports Club is the oldest club in the Waikato and the third oldest in Aotearoa – with facilities to match. Now a…

Carla’s back in black 

After a return from injury and the sacrifice of leaving her family, Kihikihi’s Carla Hohepa is putting it all on the line to get back…

Nikita’s ready to take the plunge

Waipā’s Nikita Howarth is at her third Paralympics – at just 22. “The delayed Games hadn’t affected me much… just meant that we had to…

Fire hawks turn up the heat

League is back on the rise in Waipā. The Te Awamutu Sports Firehawks will play in the reserve grade of the new season’s Waikato competition…