The damage to one of the two vehicles involved in a head-on crash in Te Kowhai, near Hamilton, which saw two people die.

Crash victim unidentified video

Police are still trying to identify one of two men killed after their cars collided head-on near Hamilton.

Hole-some fun video

This symbolic gesture represented the "unity within diversity" that Waitangi Day symbolised, guest speaker Hamiora de Thierry said.

What could have been a staid Waitangi Day ceremony took a potentially rude turn in Hamilton.

Battle to save Karapiro

The reputation of Waikato's premier water venue is at risk from aquatic weed.

Milk tanker rolls

Thousands of litres of milk spill onto a Coromandel paddock.

Trees cut down for views

Trees lining Lake Taupo are being poisoned and felled under the cover of darkness.

Tourist minibus crash

A minibus carrying tourists crashed into a ditch on the Hauraki Plains injuring one.

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Kiwi uni student assists Interpol

More than a third of computers connected to the internet in 2015 were attacked at least once, says a cyber security student.

9:39 PM  An international policing organisation is getting a little bit of help from the Waikato.

Baby born on side of state highway video

Couple head to midwife as fast as they can but baby too quick for everyone.

Wanderlust shows a yoga awakening video

Gorge road reopened after crash

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Battle to save Lake Karapiro's world-class status

Early morning training hampered by weed on Lake Karapiro.

The reputation of Waikato's premier water venue is at risk from the aquatic weed infestation.

Waikato councils hold hundreds of secret meetings

NZ Taxpayers' Union executive director Jordan Williams is aghast at the number of secret meetings held by Waikato councils.

The Taxpayers' Union is concerned by the number of secret meetings councils are holding - it's damaging to democracy, its director says.

Hamilton companies come to newlyweds' aid video

Jonny and Kylie Carver can get on with renovation plans after bathroom suppliers dug deep to help.

Hamilton newlywed couple stunned by $2900 worth of store credit.

City Council targets $800k in savings

Hamilton City Council estimates it can shave $800,000 a year from its corporate spend.

New city council managers won't be given a company car as part of their job package.

Business development in Rangiriri

Cathy Miller is trying to develop a business hub in Rangiriri, one bit at a time.

Cathy Miller has bet her livelihood on the town taking off.

sport

Nyika defeats Watt in much awaited bout

David Nyika has defeated Sam Watt in a close fight.

There can be no more disputing David Nyika's place as New Zealand's top amateur heavyweight.

Pike pair quinella Waikato Guineas

Rangipo along the rails holds out Raghu and Get That Jive in the Waikato Guineas at Te Rapa.

Pike pair fight out Waikato Guineas.

Capella cruises in Te Rapa gallop

Mark Du Plessis and  Capella got through an encouraging exhibition gallop at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Capella cruises in Te Rapa gallop.

13-team Northern League confirmed

Three Kings United will be part of a 13-team Northern Region Premier Division in 2016.

Three Kings United stay up after completing mediation process with Auckland Football.

The rise of Chiefs' Taleni Seu

Taleni Seu, a former basketball player, is looking to make a big impression for the Chiefs after rising the ranks quickly.

From packing shelves to a shot at Super Rugby - the unlikely tale of the Chiefs' latest prospect.

opinion

Waitangi Day: a good outcome for all

The original Treaty of Waitangi document on display at The National Archives.

OPINION: The Treaty of Waitangi, in the end, has proved a cohesive document.

An educated answer to the national health crisis

Greg Smith, Wintec's Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance director.

OPINION: Wintec's Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance director has a plan to tackle a looming national health crisis.

It's time to put an end to single-sex schools

Same-sex schools are an anachronism.

OPINION: They're a remnant of colonialism.

Waikato Stadium's name sold off for peanuts

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker with FMG chief executive Chris Black at Waikato Stadium, announcing the naming rights in July 2015.

OPINION: The city didn't get anywhere near the $700,000 a year for 10 years for naming rights to the stadium. The ratepayer's been robbed.

Can we really trust those behind the TPP?

Rally-goers gathered for a march against the TPP in August 2015

OPINION: The TPP is being decided by people many of us don't trust.

Life & Style

Orchestra's future in good young hands

British virtuoso cellist Laura van der Heijden

REVIEW: Cello soloist captures the beauty of top concerto.

REVIEW: Woodlands Cafe a peaceful retreat

Woodlands Cafe is on the edge of a grassy cricket oval and caters for kids well.

Spacious surroundings, friendly service and a rural setting make the Waikato cafe a relaxing choice.

Filming begins at Tauwhare Museum

Tauwhare Museum owner Andy Moreland with Hertiage Rescue presenter Brigid Gallagher.

Tauwhare Museum became a film set for a week after it was chosen for a revamp as part of a television show.

Festival One hits Mystery Creek video

Festival One's Market Place on Friday, where festival-goers listened to acts on the Market stage, surrounded by stalls and even a General Store.

Festival One is rocking out in beautiful weather.

'Not aircraft, not birds, what were they?'

Daniel Ubertini's shot taken in late January at a marae in Rotorua – with the largest of the three unexplained objects circled. Two smaller, similarly-shaped objects were at the far left of the image.

Visiting French photojournalist captures 'other-worldly' image over Waikato.

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