99 days ago

Do we need armed police in special vehicles patrolling communities?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from South Waikato News

Hi neighbours,
New rapid reaction armed police teams will form in three districts, including Waikato, after the Christchurch terror attacks prompted a review of firearms emergencies.
On Friday, Police Commissioner Mike Bush cited "growth in organised crime" and the impact of methamphetamine-fuelled offending as factors justifying the new teams.

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So do you think we need armed police patrolling Waikato communities?

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17 hours ago

Mayor calls for investigation into more options at Napier Road/Kiddle Drive/Arrowsmith Avenue intersection

Steph Rangi Reporter from Taupō Times

Mayor David Trewavas will be asking councillors to support an urgent investigation into more options to manage traffic flow at the Napier Road/Kiddle Drive/Arrowsmith Avenue intersection.

*What are other options that could be considered for the intersection?

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10 hours ago

What's On: Tokoroa Pippins

Angela from South Waikato District

Do you have a 5 or 6 year old girl ready to start her Guiding Journey? Come along and check us out on Wednesday evenings. Thanks
Tokoroa Pippins
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10 hours ago

What's On: Tokoroa Pippins

Angela from South Waikato District

Do you have a 5 or 6 year old girl ready to start her Guiding Journey? Come along and check us out on Wednesday evenings. Thanks
Tokoroa Pippins
  • Girl Guide Hall