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News Archives: 2006

January 2006
10 : Women lead the way in 2006 New Year Honours
12 : Traffic Police toughen up
17 : Fabulous fundraiser
19 : Memories of '31 quake vivid
24 : Fired up to serve community
26 : Price of new Waipa homes going through the roof
31 : Collectors out of closet
February 2006
2 : From ashes of disaster rises boost for Brigade
7 : Cassia enjoys taste of fame
9 : Ian chasing his dance dreams
14 : Speedsters slowed near schools
16 : Push for safer community
21 : Gina determined to live
23 : Rip roaring rodeo
28 : Big Bellamy thumbs up for Maungatautari project
March 2006
2 : Minor offences too costly
7 : Edna's stylish birthday 'spin'
9 : Decade of change for town
14 : SH39 claims another load
16 : Variety to fore in first arts trail
21 : Eventers take Kihikihi to top
23 : Concert organiser wants to pack them in for Gina
28 : Laura's dream run continues
30 : Nyree on top of waka world
April 2006
4 : Sunday blackout extended
6 : Bringing back the birdlife
11 : Made beeline for Beehive
13 : Couple rapt with Wananga
19 : Cody rides to coveted role
21 : Pupils connect with past
26 : Life flashed before eyes
28 : Speedway deserves a break
May 2006
2 : Fabish king at Kihikihi track
4 : Prison just over the fence
9 : Lack of care leaves sour taste
11 : Concerns about growth see new fees trimmed
16 : Famous footprints (Pride of TA)
18 : Our Altrusa Club clearly the best in the country
23 : No chances taken with fire
25 : 'Mum left world feeling she was just a nuisance'
30 : Chip in for mates
June 2006
1 : Why are we waiting? (Hospital waiting lists)
6 : Blaze Investigated
8 : Queen's Birthday Honours for community minded farmers
13 : O for 'Oarsome'
15 : Golf glory for Ngahinapouri
20 : Big day for Tauroas, takahe
22 : Two charged with burglary of murder victim's home
27 : Watt a surprise award
29 : Cadets geared for Waiouru
July 2006
2 : Magic netball dynasty
6 : Trees make way for roses
11 : Buying booze too easy
13 : June receives top honour for playing second fiddle
18 : Business award winner 'gobsmacked'
20 : 15+ aims for success
25 : Little Theatre supreme
27 : Unemployed figure slashed
August 2006
1 : Exhibition focuses on the magic of Maungatautari
3 : Time to bite the bullet for future of Freeman Court
8 : Rookies face 'full-on' fire
10 : Home birth double blessing
15 : Rugby community rallies
17 : Helmet a life saver
22 : Kickboxing a big hit
24 : Racecourse Road likely first bite at traffic fix
29 : Rural Women get fundraising rolling for Freeman Court
31 : Sophie sees world through banding
September 2006
5 : Waikato's winners
7 : Treasuring those who have treasured our heritage
12 : Petrol spill closes road for 14 hours
14 : 'East end' changing landscape?
19 : Top cyclists' lucky escape
21 : Climb every mountain...
26 : Vicious attack decimates flock
28 : Million reasons to shop in TA
October 2006
3 : Big power savings for Waipa consumers
5 : Jess just the 'bees knees'
10 : Wheels for community patrol
12 : Car bolting away from police brings down power lines
17 : Pedalling safety message
19 : Support Waikato by donning red, yellow, black
24 : Kids just wanna have fun
26 : Young prop on cloud nine
31 : Pukeatua Star-Times
November 2006
2 : Committee and sponsors geared up for Christmas
7 : Nightmare wake-up call (Nicholas Jeffs)
9 : Riders rally for change
14 : Adam first Rosetown Idol
16 : Honouring service to youth
21 : Tim Finn homecoming concert
23 : Laura Waipa sports supremo
28 : Search for arson clues
30 : 'Honey, let's save our kids!'
December 2006
5 : Finn phenomenon hits town
7 : Proposal for Council to give Waipa tourism push
12 : Christmas spirit alive and well
14 : Te Pahu School pupils meet Prime Minister
18 : Students' Christmas spirit shines
20 : Thousands front for chance to win one million dollars