A street each week

The equivalent of 26 new families a week

Hamilton is growing by the equivalent of 26 new families a week, with growth concentrated in the northeast.
Anna Smart

Bum slap a 'fun slap'

ERA rules slap on the bottom by woman's boss was just was a "fun slap" and should be taken as a joke.

Man's body pulled from lake

The body of missing man William Van der Voort has been recovered from Lake Rotorua.

Change to pedestrian zone offends

A proposed traffic bylaw could have serious consequences for blind and disabled people.

Christmas fever across Waikato

Ngaruawahia kicks off the Waikato's Christmas parade season this Sunday.

$10k worth of cigarettes stolen

A Cambridge petrol station has been burgled for the third time this year, this time taking $10,000 of cigarettes.

Force-fed, shut in room by teachers

Two early childhood professionals can continue to teach despite force-feeding children.

Spa could cause fatal shock

Inadequate safety features that could cause a fatal electric shock are the reason for a national spa pool recall.

Top jobs change at Hamilton school

Alleged rapist worried about wife

Collingwood St villa torn down

A Hamilton villa where three young people were killed in a blaze has been torn down early today.

Winners and losers as development fees set

Waipa looks to encourage economic growth in the district by slashing fees for buildings.

The Warehouse recalls spa pool

An inflatable spa pool sold nationwide has been recalled as it may cause a fatal electric shock.

Foreign investment fuels growth

'Modest recession' for NZ?

Make Hamilton beautiful

Hamilton developer Matt Stark has just about ticked another renovation off the list.

Sport
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Snowboarder snubs summer

Just as NZ officially heads into summer, Te Awamutu teenager Fletcher Craig is fleeing for high altitudes in the middle of America.

Magic to face Fiji

Waikato-Bay of Plenty take new approach to trans-Tasman league pre-season, hosting two matches against Fiji in February.

Spirited effort expected

St Peter's host HBHS

Pistons pull out of 2015 NBL

For the second time in four seasons, the Waikato Pistons won’t play in the the National Basketball League.

Wow! What a celebration

Wow! What an incredible "150th Hamilton Birthday Party" was experienced by thousands of us on Saturday.

Letter: Just another party

What a disappointing mish-mash of all sorts the 'Big Garden Place Street Party' turned out to be.

Letter: Hamilton's 150th birthday

RMA a blunt tool

In search of a surplus

Finance Minister Bill English, long set on getting the Government's books back into surplus in 2014/15, was obviously delighted with this year's Budget projections.

How to save on your rego

Motorists are being advised against renewing their vehicle's registration for a full year over the coming months in order to save money.

New limits on licences

Members of the transport sector are calling for the introduction of probationary plates for restricted licence holders.

Hammond's hard times

Rat rod reflects personality

Speed limit cops it

If you go 1kmh or more over the speed limit this summer expect to be pulled over, police say.

Life & Style
Fashion  |  People  |  Arts  |  Food

No sight, but keen ear for music

Holly Atwood is an inspiration. She plays in a band, composes her own music and has a Certificate in Social Services, all without the use of her eyes.

Brooke to narrate war doco

All Black great ZinZan Brooke to narrate TV documentary about his grandfather's journey during WWI.

The perfect starter

Let's live in... Taupo

Curtain rises on promising career

Fresh out of high school, Ruby Lyon is already stepping into what promises to be a notable acting career.

BBC's Sherlock photo failure

The internet had a field day after a promotional picture from an upcoming Sherlock special was released with a massive editing blunder.

GoT teases season 5

HBO has launched a mysterious online viral campaign that promises a drip-feed of tantalising teasers for Game of Thrones season five.

Creed singer 'homeless and broke'

When Lorde met Taylor

X-Factor: The insults have started

New and old X-Factor judges have started dishing out insults to mediocre candidates as the auditions get rolling in Auckland.

DiamondJewellers.com Fashions on the Field competition

FOTF If there was ever a time to be at your most ladylike, glamorous and gorgeous best, the Waikato Times Gold Cup on 13 December is it.

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