Thousands at dawn service

Young and old honour fallen

Thousands of people, young and old, descended on Hamilton's Memorial Park for today's Anzac Day dawn service.
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Top of class at cheating

The University of Waikato has one of highest rates of cheaters.

Top five things to do this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are Stacey Oliver's top five picks,

Have you got Phantom fever yet?

Phantom of the Opera The stars of Hamilton Operatic's production - which begins next week - definitely have.

Sex torture videos 'the worst'

A man downloaded porn so bad a judge described it as a snuff movie.

Club bans prop for life after punch

Otorohanga rugby prop Whetu Barber has been given a further life ban - this time from his club.

News of crash brings closure

Vince Ashworth with a photo of his late brother Vince Ashworth's brother was killed when his plane was shot down in World War II. That was all the family for 62 years.

Fraud decision due next month

A Hamilton judge who presided over a six-week fraud trial will give his decision next month.

Roadmap for river land enhancement

Expert worried motorists ignore signs

colouring pens

Teen illustrator's sketchy future

Most teenagers draw in books as a way of avoiding schoolwork.

Garden waste company liquidated

Chasing money A Hamilton garden waste disposal company has gone into liquidation.

Rototuna expansion booming

Retail development in Rototuna is well under way with yesterday's opening of a new McDonald's.

Job scammer jailed

Passenger downturn hits airport's profit

	 Old Les Mills gym

Plan for new 'Barton St Lane'

The old Les Mills gym on Victoria St will be demolished to make room for a new retail development.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Time for Chiefs to find mojo

Chiefs The Chiefs must shake off something of a form slump and get back to scoring tries when they take on the Brumbies.

Rare talent seeks Games spot

Hamilton 18-year-old David Nyika has won bronze at an international event in Poland and wants to be NZ No 1.

Smith: Look to Cantabs

Injured Chiefs shuffle deck

DJ Forbes

NZ out to extend lead

The New Zealand Sevens team won't be defending their IRB Sevens World Series lead next week in Glasgow.

Bittersweet memories of A&P show

Alpacas, Waikato Winter Show Paul Barlow remembers as a kid going to the Waikato Winter Show - we'd travel over from Pirongia.

Wake-up call mortally disturbing

I've always found about 2am to 3am a bad time to wake up at night.

Here comes the film-maker

Abusing voters' trust can be fatal

Bill english

Fiddling with the figures

Prime Minister John Key, in a recent speech foreshadowing his government's sixth budget, credited Finance Minister Bill English with doing a great job of steering the country through the recession, the global financial crisis and the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Car yard hit again

Rose City Cars salesman Bevan Parker Staff "absolutely gutted" at brazen theft of sought-after vehicles from car dealership.

Driver pass rates drop

More than half of young drivers are failing the new driver licence tests.

Ken Block unveils 'Foothkana'

Mechanics in post-quake boom

Auckland traffic

Holidays cut commute

Rejoice Auckland commuters - you are enjoying your fastest travel times for years.

Life & Style
Fashion  |  Arts  |  Food  |  People

Intimate thrills at vagabond circus

Vague de Cirque Vague de Cirque combines comedy and high-level acrobatics.

Creativity on Waikato's peripheries

Hamilton people will have to do a bit of driving to get to two big art events this weekend, but it will be worth it.

Caffiend: Joe's Garage

Aaron Brunet is cooking with gas

blue springs

11 Waikato walking tracks to do

Operation Spring was a bona fide failure.

Beyonce on the cover of Time

Beyonce and Barack Obama Beyonce Knowles has landed the cover of Time magazine's most influential issue.

Kiwi classic returns to Cannes

Vigil, Vincent Ward's first feature film, will re-screen at the film festival 30 years after it was first shown.

Is it an advert or a movie?

Olivia Wilde gives birth


Surprise for final Hobbit movie

Peter Jackson decides not to follow the script with his name for the last of the trilogy.

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