A Tokoroa ambulance was struck by a drunk driver who had moments earlier crashed into another car.
John Sakopo Ale was fined and disqualified from driving following the accident. The force of the crash wrote off the vehicle.
The South Waikato community came out in force to help create a mural as part of the Paint New Zealand Beautiful campaign.
The Keep New Zealand Beautiful project involved the community adding their handprints to colour in the mural.
Tokoroa was chosen for the project due to its efforts to stamp out graffiti in the central business district.
Kayne Lamont won two titles at the national junior motocross championship.
The Mangakino rider (pictured) was described as ‘‘simply awesome’’ by one of his rivals.
Atiamuri’s Dion Picard also claimed a national title at the event, held near Blenheim.