26 days ago

Did you submit on the city council's long-term plan?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hamiltonians have spoken out on the council’s budget plans with the city’s massive proposed rates hike a lightning rod for residents already struggling with rising costs.

With more than 3000 submissions landing on the Hamilton City Council’s Draft Long Term Plan the hot topic is unsurprisingly the proposed 19.9% rise, which itself lands in a cost of living crisis and limping economy.

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17 hours ago

Share your most delicious (but affordable!) go-to meal...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Winter is knocking at the door and the cost of living has already made itself at home. So let's help each other out by sharing your meal ideas that don't break the bank.

Comment below with your go-to meals that are delicious and affordable.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

5 hours ago

Family's fight to keep classroom killer behind bars

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

The murder of teacher Lois Dear in her Tokoroa classroom 18 years ago shocked the country.
Now, as her killer Whetu Te Hiko becomes eligible for release, her son, Kevin McNeil, vows to do all he can to keep him incarcerated.

17 hours ago

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