75 days ago

Will you be testing out the train in August?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

The long-awaited passenger train from Hamilton to Auckland will make its first journey on August 3.

A start date has been set for the Hamilton-Papakura service, named Te Huia, which will operate two return services on weekdays.

Read more here. Will you be trying it out?

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More messages from your neighbours
18 hours ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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17 hours ago

Kerbside recycling is back!

The Team from Hamilton City Council

The news you've all been waiting for! ♻️ Kerbside recycling collection will be back to normal from Tuesday 2 June. Collections will be one day later due to the public holiday on Monday.

All the details can be found below ⤵️

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4 hours ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 90.5% Yes, they're OK.
    90.5% Complete
  • 5% I'm not sure.
    5% Complete
  • 4.5% No, they're not OK.
    4.5% Complete
200 votes