More messages from your neighbours
8 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Waikato!

The Team from

Kia ora Waikato, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

18 hours ago

Did you miss out on diagnostic appointments during lockdown?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

People are diagnosed with cancer everyday in New Zealand, but what about during the coronavirus lockdown? We're keen to talk to someone whose diagnostic appointments were put on hold during alert level 4, and how this has affected you. If you are willing to share your story, and be identified, please email

1 day ago

Thames Heritage Attractions now open!

Carolyn from Thames

Thames heritage attractions have reopened, and look forward to welcoming you. Bella Street Pumphouse, Thames Museum and The Thames Goldmine Experience are all following their regular winter opening hours. The Treasury Archive and Research Centre reopens on Monday 8th June and will be open on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays 11am-3pm. Weather permitting, Thames Small Gauge Railway will be starting their fun train rides on the Brown Street track in Level 1, operating on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Come and explore our town's wide-ranging history.