Halfback Augustine Pulu of the Chiefs dotted down twice in Rotorua.

Chiefs play it smart video

Chiefs make successful return to Rotorua with 34-20 Super Rugby win over Bulls.

Milk battle spreads

Otorohanga dairy factory

Waikato welcomes it's third Chinese dairy factory in as many years. Shareholders: stay loyal

Times journalist picks up award

Waikato Times' journalist Florence Kerr wins prestigious prize at the Canon Media Awards.

Fatal car crash video

A man is dead after a car he was sole occupant of hit a tree in near Hamilton.

Rescue kittens require operation

Franklin Cat Rescue is fundraising to pay for operation needed for two kittens.

Teenage girl in police pursuit

A Hamilton teenager fleeing police crashed into traffic lights in Hamilton East.

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Girl, 8, found

Huntly police are looking for a missing eight-year-old girl.

Police say a child missing for more than five hours was found at a friend's house.

Sunday-Star Times wins weekly newspaper of the year

Victory for the Sunday Star-Times in weekly newspaper of the year highlighted a strong showing at the Canon Media Awards by Fairfax New Zealand journalists on Friday night.

The Beautiful Game

Is Fonterra's iron-grip slipping?


Is Fonterra's iron-grip slipping?

10032015 News. Robyn Edie/Fairfax NZ.  Edendale, Southland, Fonterra Dairy factory. Large sign on the factory wall. Photos for Richard Cosgrove-The Press.

Fonterra's taken the hits, but suppliers should stay, says dairy farmer.

Hamilton real estate agent censured

Agent's advert misled a buyer into believing he had purchased a house in a school zone.

Stew Wadey is chair of the Matamata District Federated Farmers.

Challenges ahead for rural communities

Our rural communities are well aware now of the challenges the substantial reduction of income forecast for our dairy industry participants, will actually mean.


Live Super Rugby: Chiefs vs Bulls in Rotorua

Johan Bardoul of the Chiefs will start at lock against the Bulls.

Join us for Super Rugby action as the Chiefs host the Bulls in Rotorua.

No more bloody knuckles video

Would you ring an electronic mooloo bell?

Cam Bennett practices in the nets at The Beautiful Game exhibition at Waikato Museum.

The Beautiful Game

Football, or Soccer, has a rich tradition in the Waikato that can be explored in an exhibition in Hamilton.


Massey University's strange new advert

The new New Zealander - Massey University's new advertisement.

OPINION: She came to me as if in a dream. She was beckoning and calling to me like a pixie vixen, tempting me to move away from the House of Waikato. She wanted me to surrender and be with her kind. But where was she from? Was she real? A fantasy? A sorcerer’s trick? What game was she on and how could mere mortals play?

The fight for our moral fabric

OPINION: There's a fabric that runs, invisible, through our society. It holds together all other strands of life. But because we've never had to weave life without it, we don't realise how our world would crumble in its absence. 

Matthew Phillip Hanna

Cambridge lawyer's nonconformist life cut short

When Matt Hanna was in the room, he was a notable presence nobody could neglect.

Life & Style

Top five things to do this weekend

Raglan surfer Jessica Santorik going vertical on her way to making the final of the Women's Division at the Rip Curl Pro in 2009.

Foodie heaven, family bike fun, surfing and football. Here are this week's top five picks.

Judges cast their eyes over Waikato homes

What makes an award-winning home stand out above the rest?

Cape Town's iconic backdrop Table Mountain is lit up with red lights

Travels in Africa

Danielle Heyns and Pietie Janse van Rensburg visit South Africa, where they’re both from, for the first time in years. Danielle shares their experiences.

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