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Have your say at Council workshop

Sep 28th, 2018 | By
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Waikato District Council is visiting more towns in the district to hear further from its community. The first round of workshops in the north of the Waikato district had nearly 200 in attendance, Waikato District Council general manager community growth Clive Morgan said. “It was fantastic to see so many from our communities come to

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Free fun at Woodlands’ Pioneer Fundays

Sep 24th, 2018 | By
Pioneer Fundays

Woodlands Estate are holding another Pioneer Fundays – an extravaganza of 19th Century delights and goings-on. The events, held during school holidays, are real blasts from the past in the present, says Woodlands manager Kirstie Alley. “More than 2000 people turned up at the first one last year to admire vintage machinery, pet donkeys, play

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Computer privacy tips

Sep 22nd, 2018 | By
computer

There are multiple ways you can lose your privacy online.  Computer guy Matt Bentley takes a look. The ways to lose privacy include through the operating system, web browsers, search engines, email providers, through pirated software and malware, or your phone. Let’s look at each of these in turn. By default, Windows 10 sends a

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Submissions close soon on district plan

Sep 22nd, 2018 | By
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Want to have input into what you can do with your land?  The Waikato District Council is seeking submissions on its Proposed Waikato District Plan but time is running out. Submissions have been open since July 18 and close at 5pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018. The Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) establishes the

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Act now to retain library access

Sep 18th, 2018 | By
Library access

It’s not too late to claim the last year of access to Hamilton City Libraries. One Gordonton resident has told Number 8 Network she was ‘furious’ to be told she couldn’t check any books out of Chartwell Library yesterday. Gail Riddell is one of 3530 Waikato District Council residents who uses Hamilton city libraries and

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Pick of the Crop

Sep 18th, 2018 | By
Think

Top of the morning to you, and here’s the Pick of the Crop.  Cornerstone Alpacas have well and truly sprung Spring – check out this lovely scene –     And this one makes the heart happy.   A customer turned up on his tractor to pick up some flowers from THINK.  Who wouldn’t be impressed? 

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