Scene of the fatal shooting on Campbell St, Thames, Coromandel.

Shock over fatal police shooting video

A couple with "front row seats" say it was impossible to tell if armed man shot first.

Woman fights attacker

Police car.

Victim was grabbed from behind, pushed over and knocked out, before screaming and scaring off her attacker.

Dairy award "icing on the cake"

Waikato-Hauraki farmers were big winners at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.

Police investigate scene of stabbing

A man is in critical condition after being stabbed early this morning.

Young girl fire hero

Emily Collett plucked her bike from the flames and rode to get help for her mum and sisters.

Busy weekend for rescue helicopter

Two mountain bikers flown to Waikato hospital after losing control in Tongariro.

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News

Nicky Stevens letter to minister

21-year-old Hamilton man, Nicholas Tairoa Stevens, died after leaving a mental health facility against his parents wishes.

The family of Nicky Stevens has requested a face-to-face meeting with Peter Dunne, the government minister responsible for mental health.

Samsung washing machine starts fire

Woman scoops toddlers from bath and flees fire as washing machine explodes into flames.

Delays expected on Waikato Expressway

Squabble over beach access jolts New Chum hearing

Business

Squabble over beach access jolts New Chum hearing

New Chum Beach at Whangapoua, Waikato.

Squabbling developers have asked a public hearing regarding a controversial subdivision on a pristine Coromandel coastline to be suspended until they can sort out their differences. 

Culverden sharemilkers win national dairy title

NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners ahead of the game in driving profitability on farms, during a forecast period of low milk payouts.

Fieldays chief executive Jon Calder.

Fieldays eyes up red meat sector

New Zealand's sheep and beef farmers are in the spotlight for Fieldays. 

Sport

King bags local win ahead of trip abroad

Joelle King is regaining her Commonwealth Games form after her comeback from injury.

7:05 PM  New Zealand's top women's player wins at home ahead of the British Open.

Hamilton squander winning edge

Hamilton Wanderers squandered a chance to stay clear at the top of the Northern League Premier Division on Sunday.

Rebels flanker Colby Fainga'a celebrates after his team upset the Chiefs in Melbourne.

Chiefs sure they can turn it around

6:58 PM  Chiefs will have a few days off now in their bye week before preparing for what they know is now a must-win Super Rugby showdown with the Hurricanes following a sub-par performance against the Rebels.

Opinion

Bali Nine, mercy and the drug trade

A vigil held before Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were executed on Wednesday.

OPINION: Justice is a harsh thing sometimes. Never is it harsher than when crime meets the ultimate punishment, as it did this week in Indonesia.

It's not sport, it's chasing birds with guns

OPINION: It’s that time of year when grown men play dress ups with loaded guns.

Opinion

Celebrate Orson Welles on his 100th

OPINION: Growing up, while contemporaries indulged every ghastly musical trend of the moment, my attention was on the movie stars of yesteryear.

Life & Style

Free comic book day

Mark 1 owner, Chris Lander, is getting ready for Free Comic Book day on Saturday.

Darth Vader is coming to Hamilton on Saturday.

Avantidrome, Wintec win architecture awards

A sporting facility and a learning environment were among the big winners at the  Waikato/Bay of Plenty Architecture Awards.

Cat

Cat show comes to Ngaruawahia

Purring pussies of every colour and size, both long and short haired, will be putting their best paw forward at Ngaruawahia's first cat show.

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