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An artwork which depicts part of the 1864 Confiscation Line separating the Waikato and Matamata/Piako districts has been restored and re-installed at the Sculpture Park. Absolute Divide, by Cheryl Reynolds, is a series of aerial photographs electronically ‘stitched’ into one … Continue reading
There has been a sharp spike in the number of home burglaries over recent weeks, says Hamilton Police. Senior Sergeant Rod Carpinter said many of these could have been prevented. “Over the weekend following ANZAC Day there were 78 burglaries … Continue reading
A bungalow on the road to Gordonton was the star in Ann McEwan’s Waikato Times history piece this week. In her regular column Memory Boxes she said a few historic houses embody the rural history - and the Thomas house … Continue reading
The NZ Herald ran a nice little piece on local tea growers Zealong, for those who are not familiar with the story, here it is: Tea grower brews plan for success WHEN Tzu Chen first saw camellia trees flourishing in … Continue reading