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Monsoon Bucket Used In Kawakawa Bay Landslip

Monsoon Bucket Used In Kawakawa Bay Landslip

Efforts to remove excess soil sitting above the Kawakawa Bay landslip began today.

A helicopter with a 1300 litre monsoon bucket made its first flight over the hill today and has dropped already more than 10,400 litres of water.

Illegal Water Costs Farmer $24,500

Tampering with a farm water meter last summer has cost a Tararua district dairy farmer almost $25,000.

Audit Costs To Be Passed Down

More Central Government costs to be met by TCDC ratepayers

Thames-Coromandel ratepayers can expect further central government costs to be directly added to their annual rates bills - this time in the form of increased audit bills.

Women Warned

Police investigating a series of five bag snatches in the Eastern suburbs believe the same offender may be responsible for most, if not all, of them and is using a car stolen from Grey Lynn last Friday afternoon to get around in.

Launch Of One Stop Shop At New Tertiary Education Community

Launch Of One Stop Shop At New Tertiary Education Community

16 SEPTEMBER 2008 - People in the Wanganui region will soon have a unique way to map out the best study route to their chosen careers.

Aggravated Robbery Was Avoidable

16 September 2008 - Hamilton Police believe an aggravated robbery of a city service station this morning could have been avoided if safety and security advice given to business owners two weeks ago had been followed.

Mangrove Research Earns Student NRC Award

Mangrove Research Earns Student NRC Award

16 September 2008 - A 17-year-old Okaihau College student's study on mangroves in the Hokianga Harbour has earned James Bergman this year's Northland Regional Council 'Excellence Award' at the Top Energy Far North Science and Technology Fair.

Unsung Heroes To Be Thanked -- Youngsters Among Recipients Of Community Awards

16 September 2008 - Outstanding individuals who selflessly contribute to making Thames-Coromandel a better place are what the Community Service Awards are all about - and four such people are to be celebrated next week at a special ceremony at the War Memorial Civic Centre in Thames.

Big Increase In Recycling By Manukau Residents

16 September 2008 - Recycling volumes have increased by 27 per cent in Manukau following the introduction of the new recycling service.

Pensioner Flats And Pets Issue: Survey Completed

16 September 2008 - Last month there was a national media controversy over the stance of the Wanganui District Council banning pets from its council-owned pensioner housing complexes.