Read more about the article Predator-free group gains ‘momentum’
Tracking tunnels are specifically designed for tracking small mammals such as mice, rats and stoats. Photo: SUPPLIED

Predator-free group gains ‘momentum’

A newly-formed group dedicated to seeing a predator-free Kauaeranga Valley is gaining momentum, Landcare Trust’s Ric Balfour said.Back in May, a meeting in Thames about backyard trapping attracted Kauaeranga Valley…

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Read more about the article Pedestrians ‘at risk’ in busy Paeroa streets
Unreinforced masonry buildings on Paeroa’s central business district have been deemed an earthquake risk. File photo: TERESA RAMSEY

Pedestrians ‘at risk’ in busy Paeroa streets

Paeroa’s main streets have been deemed a risk to the public amid fears pedestrians may be crushed by unreinforced masonry in an earthquake.In an extraordinary meeting held on November 23,…

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