Hamilton City Council have accepted the Momentum Waikato proposal for a new performing arts theatre in Hamilton.

New theatre proposal gets tick

Council have voted to back talks with Momentum Waikato about a proposal to build a new performing arts theatre.

Man killed at mine is named video

Tipiwai Stainton, the 29-year-old man who died in an accident at the OceanaGold underground mine at Waihi.

1:34 PM  Tipiwai Stainton died when the 50-tonne front-end loader he was driving tipped and fell at a Waihi mine.

Highway blocked after truck rolled

17 trees were downed and a truck rolled in the wild weather overnight.

Shooting probe focus on car

Hamilton Police are asking for sightings of a silver/grey car in relation to an attempted murder on Norrie St.

Thieves target smokes

Smashed windows and empty cigarette lockers left after two dairies raided.

TAB goes up in smoke video

Step inside the inferno with our footage as Te Rapa's historic Totalisator building burns down.

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Check out the NZ Crossfit Taurus Nationals this weekend out at Mystery Creek.

13 min ago   A Crossfit competition, a rubik's cube tournament, and a comedy night.

Our excuses are dead

1:18 PM  OPINION: Our babies don't need us to scream when they die. They need us to give a damn when they are alive.

Big plans ahead for Cambridge Museum

Armed robbery at Waikato petrol station

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Maitland's Top 5

Check out the NZ Crossfit Taurus Nationals this weekend out at Mystery Creek.

 A Crossfit competition, a rubik's cube tournament, and a comedy night.

New theatre gets tick

Hamilton City Council have accepted the Momentum Waikato proposal for a new performing arts theatre in Hamilton.

Council have voted in favour of Momentum Waikato's proposal to build a new performing arts theatre.

Rich, but not rich enough

Lorde

Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

Colosseum, cruise ship - in Lego video

Workshop manager Clayton Mellington prepares for the Lego exhibition that kicks off on Friday at the Claudelands Arena ...

Over 60 Lego models, and more than five million Lego bricks thanks to 'The Brick Man'.

Shining at the check-out video

Contestants had to scan 30 items as fast as possible, while also staying friendly and composed.

Nerves of steel are key for a good check-out operator - customers can smell fear.

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Cortado in Ryder test

Experienced jockey Vinnie Colgan takes the mount on Cortado in the Ryder Stakes.

Cortado into unknown on sodden Otaki surface.

Cruden eyes Barrett's template

Chiefs pivot Aaron Cruden will be looking to call all the right shots in Saturday night's Super Rugby semifinal against ...

Chiefs playmaker Aaron Cruden is preparing to replicate Beauden Barrett's skillful execution.

Club sport diary

Melville United and Hamilton Wanderers will be in Northern Region Premier Division action on Saturday.

What's on in Waikato club sport this weekend.

Tamanivalu defies the odds

Seta Tamanivalu was a standout when the Chiefs last met the Hurricanes, and he'll be looking to have a similar impact in ...

Chiefs midfielder was told his season might be over, but he was having none of that.

Sophia and Lisa are Ryder dangers

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress takes the mount on Sophia Magia in the Ryder Stakes.

Sophia Magia and Allpress ready for Ryder Stakes.

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Our excuses are dead

Our excuses are dead like hundreds of our children.

OPINION: Our babies don't need us to scream when they die. They need us to give a damn when they are alive.

Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

No friends in trade matters

Prime Minister John Key says he has heard nothing about potential retribution if we impose sanctions on China for ...

OPINION: To not thoroughly investigate the accusations of dumping poor-quality steel here would be to engage in the politics of appeasement and that will be a tragic first for New Zealand.

Singlet a fraud, but Snell isn't

Peter Snell pictured at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics alongside the singlet that turned out to be not his.

OPINION: Peter Snell's offer to gift his medals more generous than most people understand.

Old boys' clubs and diversity

Even kids can spot the difference between boys and girls.

OPINION: Why can't we have single-sex institutions?

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Maitland's Top 5

Check out the NZ Crossfit Taurus Nationals this weekend out at Mystery Creek.

 A Crossfit competition, a rubik's cube tournament, and a comedy night.

New theatre gets tick

Hamilton City Council have accepted the Momentum Waikato proposal for a new performing arts theatre in Hamilton.

Council have voted in favour of Momentum Waikato's proposal to build a new performing arts theatre.

Writer part of team to pick up award

Star Wars fan Chris Gardner, with Darth Vader at a convention in 1998. He has now written about the films for an ...

Hamilton Star Wars fan boy turns into a writer for fan fiction.

Colosseum, cruise ship - in Lego video

Workshop manager Clayton Mellington prepares for the Lego exhibition that kicks off on Friday at the Claudelands Arena ...

Over 60 Lego models, and more than five million Lego bricks thanks to 'The Brick Man'.

Sixth safe house for Women's Refuge

Roni Albert, chief executive of Waikato Women's Refuge, in one of the bedrooms in the new safe house.

The sixth safe house run by Te Whakaruruhau Waikato Women's Refuge has opened in Hamilton for women and children in need.

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