Melville High School's Victoria Allfrey uses all her senses to experience a visit from Tauranga-based commercial fishers, organised by Seafood NZ.

Something fishy about school gallery

9:00 AM  Learning about the fishing industry had some students at a Hamilton high school licking more than their lips.

Formula tin scare

"Staff and members of the public reported what appeared to have been a breach in the tins."

Police called after fears of baby formula tampering at Hamilton supermarket.

Grey Power: 'drop the warm fuzzies'

8:51 AM  The silver-haired population says no to council plan to give away $30 million.

Retailers must get behind city

8:57 AM  Central city retailers risk missing out when it comes to supporting big events.

Art honours "forever nice" dad video

8:50 AM  He spent his years crafting billboards for the city  and now he has a wall of his own.

Ducks dumped

Just days after the start of the 2015 duck shooting season, about 50 ducks were found dumped in a Cambridge waterway.

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Coastguard requests $370k from regional council

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9:01 AM  Coastguard has asked regional council for $372,000 - a third of its operating costs.

Mr Green recruits want out

8:48 AM  Franchise buyers expecting turnover of $1000 a week find themselves without promised customers.

Suspended hearing 'extremely frustrating'

Making people aware of asthma

Business

Commitment the key to Tim Mackle's success

DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says he is as passionate about the dairy industry as ever.

DairyNZ leader says success will come through working hard, doing a great job and taking the initiative.

Angus Rd. Eatery closes

A year after being refurbished, Angus Rd. Eatery has closed its doors.

Tony Allcock  says his cow barn has given him a 25 per cent lift in production this season.

Farmer's 'mootel' investment pays off

Building a cow barn has allowed Tony Allcock to better feed his herd, control his environmental footprint and protect his pastures.

Sport

Injured Casey Kopua still sidelined after Magic's bye

Injured captain Casey Kopua will sit alongside coach Julie Fitzgerald for the Magic's match against the Steel.

Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald rules star defender out for at least another week.

Midlands U-21 women win again

Midlands women continue their winning start to the national under-21 hockey championships in Wellington, but the Midlands men suffered a narrow loss on day two.

The Avantidrome in Cambridge, the home to Cycling NZ, has been awarded a UCI Track Cycling World Cup to be hosted in December.

Cycling NZ hits up council for $25k

Cycling New Zealand has asked Waikato Regional Council to open the coffers for a major cycling event in December.

Opinion

In defence of duck-shooting

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OPINION: Over the past weekend, an estimated 40,000 people were out in the swamps and wetlands for the opening of the duck-shooting season and I was one of them.

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.

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

Bali Nine, mercy and the drug trade

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.

Life & Style

Pilates takes woman to ultra marathons

Mimi Robbins watches over Jenni Hoogeveen as she works out.

One Cambridge woman knows more about reforming her health and fitness levels than most.

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.

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

Free comic book day

Darth Vader is coming to Hamilton on Saturday.

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