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Police Reinforce Security Message After Two More Robberies

Police Reinforce Security Message After Two More Robberies

17 September 2008 - Hamilton Police are reinforcing the message on the importance of small businesses taking safety and security precautions after two more aggravated robberies in the city overnight.

Tiger Cubs Make Public Debut

17 September 2008 - Auckland Zoo is expecting its three 14-week-old Sumatran tiger cubs to make their much-anticipated public debut later today.

Cancer Society's Canterbury West Coast Division to Receive $40,000 Gift

A low-profile charitable trust has gifted $40,000 to the Canterbury West Coast Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

Guardian Trust Calls for Applicants for Grants from Four Charitable Trusts

The people of the Rotorua region are being invited to reap the rewards bestowed by four late local residents who set up trusts with Guardian Trust for the benefit of the Rotorua’s local community.

Bright Flowers Provide Welcome Relief From Winter Blues

Bright Flowers Provide Welcome Relief From Winter Blues
For most, the full force of winter is a tolerable bugbear with minor associated annoyances like wet-weather driving and trying to remember where you left the umbrella.

Make The Most Of E-day

Make The Most Of E-day

TCDC helping to get harmful computer waste out of landfills

Disposing of those old computers and mobile phones in an environmentally-friendly way has just been made easy with Thames-Coromandel District Council hosting two E-Day collections around the district.

Karangahake Gorge Closure

The Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2, between Paeroa and Waihi, will be closed on Tuesday the 23rd of September from 10.00am to 1.30pm. The closure will allow the recently repaired Queenshead rail bridge in Waikino to be reinstated over the highway.

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.