Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara.
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?
Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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This is an incredibly well thought out house with generous proportions. The spacious design captures wide sea and mountains views from the kitchen, dining and living areas. Features include:
* Land area 951sqm & Floor Area 378sqm
* 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms plus powder room
* Large north facing sunroom
* Huge rumpus to entertain or possibly add value to the property
* Double glazed throughout
* Energy efficient construction with solar heating (that also provides underfloor heating)
Viewing by appointment only, please call Carmen Adams on 021 8562 336 or Tara Corley on 027 294 0909