University of Waikato law student Sarah Thomson has gained affidavits from experts in her lawsuit against Climate Change Minister Tim Groser.

Former Nasa expert backs lawsuit

2:17 PM  Heavyweight backing for Hamilton woman who is suing the government over climate change.

Gardens bomb threat

Police blocking the main entrance to the Hamilton Gardens after a bomb threat.

3:46 PM  Police have locked down popular Hamilton Gardens as they respond to a bomb threat.

Teens carjack elderly woman

Four teens flagged down elderly woman, dragged her out of the car and took off.

Home alone kids escape fire video

"She was screaming. She wanted me to do something and I didn't know what to do."

Machete attack victims fearful

A Hamilton man attacked with a machete remembers the "chop" as the blade struck.

Rats kill endangered tuatara

A dozen rare or endangered animals have died at Otorohanga Kiwi House in past two years.

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Bomb threat at Hamilton Gardens

Police blocking the main entrance to the Hamilton Gardens after a bomb threat.

3:46 PM  Hamilton Gardens has reopened after an earlier bomb threat sparked an evacuation and closure.

Waikato's four star economy "a ticking time bomb"

3:20 PM  Waikato economy rated four stars, but Labour's economic development spokesman says there are reasons to worry.

Ex-Nasa scientist backs climate lawsuit

Te Aroha girls to help out in Fiji


Upston pleased with homebuyers' uptake

Taupo MP Louise Upston is pleased Waipa residents are making the most of the Government’s home ownership initiative

Waipa buyers step up to Government initiative

Waikato Home and Garden Show sold

The Waikato Home and Garden show is changing hands, but its home will still be Claudelands Events Centre.

Waikato's Home and Garden Show is changing hands.

Doco maker says profit's the problem

Neoliberalism has bred a 'me first' society, says documentary-maker Bryan Bruce, who is on a New Zealand speaking tour.

Bryan Bruce wants a world "where we realise that in a fair society, everyone benefits, even the rich."

Call for SodaStream boycott

A SodaStream Wood Light Plated machine.

Your kitchen bench fizzy machine has become a bubbling ground for political warfare.

Naveya & Sloane's sparkling success

Alex Bunnett and Rachel Sloane want to rival the very best in the world of luxury jewellery.

Diamonds and personalised service are Naveya & Sloane's best friends when it comes to fast growth.


Informative 2015 Racing Annual hits streets

Dennis Ryan has been the driving force behind changes to the NZ Racing Annual published recently.

Fresh appearance to 44th NZ Racing Annual.

Lock stable's winning Spin to continue

Head Spin's winning style last start at Dargaville.

Lock stable trying to put icing on the cake at Otaki.

What's The Story on song for Eagle

Stephen McKee co-trains What's The Story with Eddie Chippendale.

What's The Story ready to rumble against strong 3-year-old field.

All Blacks one-test wonders XV video

Frank Halai, David Hill and Paul Steinmetz.

Stuff sports writers Aaron Goile and Ben Strang select their team of one-test All Blacks.

Breakfast gallops whet appetite for Cup meeting

Breakfast gallops will be hosted at Te Rapa racecourse on December 1 leading into the Waikato Cup meeting on December 12.

Breakfast gallops at Te Rapa next week.


Hamilton the city of grandiose visionaries

Let's hope Mayor Julie Hardaker's plans for the river fare better than some other visions for the city's future.

Pipe dreams aren't new for Hamilton politicians.

Why Kiwis need Thanksgiving

Pele Ineleo at today's Thanksgiving dinner, given by the US Embassy at Downtown Community Ministry.

OPINION: It's a good time of year to step back and be thankful for what we do have.

Opinion: Cats the biggest threat to NZ's wildlife

Biologists have long warned that, of all the introduced predators which pose a threat to our indigenous wildlife, birds, lizards and geckos, cats are by far the most lethal.

Opinion: Campaign to control cats puts canine lovers against conservationists.

Opinion: Less time for people 'to get munted'

Opinion: If you really want to fix the mayhem, close Hamilton bars earlier.

Opinion: New Zealand heartland in throes of social death

Inside the Fun Ho National Toy Museum in Inglewood, Taranaki.

Opinion: A trip down memory lane in rural heartland shows how much New Zealand has changed.

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Orchestra and choirs combine for Messiah concert

Hamilton soprano Madison Nonoa will perform with Opus Orchestra, the Hamilton Civic Choir and the Rotorua District Choir.

Some top talent are coming together to perform one of the world's oldest and most recognisable works.

Daredevil pilot pens children's book

Bernie Haskell with his two flying-centric books.

Daredevil pilot writes book for children

Operation: success for overseas

Cambridge High School students Emma Morely and Eden Lawrence sort through boxes for Operation Christmas Child in Auckland.

A task that was originally set up for junior Cambridge High School students turned into a big community initiative - one to help third world countries.

Godspell a joyous romp

Director Derek Kingsbury with the Godspell cast.

Godspell a triumph at Cambridge's Gaslight Theatre

Biggest Xmas tree rises

Last year's Christmas tree all lit up.

The nation's tallest Christmas tree stands more than six storeys high.

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