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The eight-page paper appeared on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Pirani sold to Reginald Pyke, formerly owner of Milton’s Bruce Herald, in May 1906. He, in turn, sold four years later and returned to the Bruce Herald. Between 1911 and 1920 the Waikato Publishing Company owned the paper and for the next decade Frank Penn, Otaki Mail owner, was the proprietor. In late 1930 Charles Vennell became the Waikato Independent editor when a company he was the minority shareholder in bought the newspaper. Later the paper, still a tri-weekly, was controlled by the Boulton family.                 

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