Katie Deare, who has opened the new juice bar and grocer's, Hearth, on Lovegrove Lane in Hamilton East.

Potato, leek and kaffir lime soup

Katie Deare from Hearth, a new Hamilton East juice bar and grocer, also ladles up nourishing soup.

Bay of Plenty fatal

Police are investigating a fatal crash in the Bay of Plenty.

18 min ago  One person has been killed in a Bay of Plenty crash.

Breastfeeding late gallery video

Attachment parenting practices - co-sleeping, breastfeeding late - has some worried, but adherents say the kids thrive.

Widow wins trust battle

Elderly widow wins High Court battle against ex-Freemasons over a $200,000 trust.

Olympians blown away video

Hundreds braved horrible weather to cheer on the nation's heroes.

Police chases in city

Police kept busy with pursuits on Saturday, but in both cases, they nabbed the driver.

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Soundsplash line-up revealed

The event has a Raglan flavour, with a zero waste philosophy, family-friendly atmosphere, and beachside location.

Summer is on its way and so is Raglan's Soundsplash Festival next year.

Men with mallets

"You'll get into a spot where you're trying to get the ball and mallets go up in the air and you don't have enough time to get out of the way."

Nearly 50 years to get medals

Trade Me 'fraudster' on the run

business

Hutt project manager wins big

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Ferrybank up to voters

Wraight Athfield Landscape and Architecture directors John Hardwick-Smith and Megan Wraight display their design plans ...

A vision to transform an inner-city stretch of river bank into a premier destination has been adopted.

NZ Post profit up, letters drop

AUCKLAND, AUCKLAND - APRIL 06:  New Lynn Kiwibank and Postshop on April 6, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand ...

Postal service reports a $141m profit and parcel growth, but posties are delivering fewer letters.

Maitland's Top 5 things to do

Come to Cambridge this Saturday to welcome home our Olympic athletes. Including the New Zealand Men's Olympic Track ...

A Ranfurly Shield defence, Takes A Village night out or welcome home our medal-winning Olympians!

Gold standard for Hamilton hotel

Hotel general manager Sarah King (front) and (back from left): Lee Goddard, Annalise Eagles and Shazia Bano.

Sarah King has managed Clarion Suites Ambassador to a gold standard.

sport

Coach proud of Waikato players

Waikato's players battled back to win the arm wrestle and hold on to the Ranfurly Shield.

North Harbour's challenge came to life but Waikato's resilience saw them retain the Ranfurly Shield.

Waikato retain Ranfurly Shield

Loni Uhila waltzed over for Waikato's second try against North Harbour.

Blitz of early tries does the job as Waikato's 100th shield game finishes with victory over North Harbour.

Norvall makes steady progress

Jockey Rogan Norvall is making progress in his recovery from a leg injury.

Injured jockeys making steady recoveries.

Kiwi was robbed of Rio chance

David Nyika appeared unfortunate not to defeat the eventual Olympic bronze medallist.

He dominated the punch count, but NZ's David Nyika couldn't qualify for the Olympics, writes Ben Strang.

"Experience I'll never forget"

Loni Uhila started the quarter-final, semi-final and final as the Hurricanes won the Super Rugby title.

Loni Uhila is back for Waikato's 100th Shield game with a wealth of experience from his memorable year with the Hurricanes.

opinion

Land Wars were a civil war

Otorohanga College students presented a 13,000 signature petition to Parliament, in support of a national commemoration ...

OPINION: Tom O'Connor argues that the conflict variously known as the Land Wars and the New Zealand Wars was, in fact, a civil war and should be remembered as such.

Opinion: In defence of small towns

A more relaxed pace of life attracts many people to New Zealand's smaller towns such as Raglan.

OPINION: Small town New Zealand is not ready to give up the ghost just yet.

Obituary: Harry Manley, 1923-2016

Harry Manley

OBITUARY: Harry Manley was a quiet man who never sought the limelight.  Of an even disposition, he had a strong work ethic and loved his family dearly.  Generous, modest in his achievements and disinclined ever to say a bad word about anybody, Harry did his duty.  He lived through and bore witness to some of the most significant events of last century.

Predator-free NZ achievable

Stoats are one of the most difficult animal pests to control.

Predators kill an estimated 25 million native birds a year. If current trends continue, our national icon the kiwi will disappear from areas with no predator control.

Chlorinate the water

Campylobacter - Stock image

OPINION: The contamination of the water supply in Hawke's Bay should spur the central government into action over mandatory chlorination.

Life & Style

Waikato musician a top cellist

Musical prodigy takes title on home ground.

Lost knowledge of the hunter gatherer

Owen Boynton ventures around Aotearoa in his Maori Television series Toa Hunter Gatherer, looking at historical ...

Owen Boynten's new show will target historical approaches to hunting, fishing and bush craft.

Maitland's Top 5 things to do

Come to Cambridge this Saturday to welcome home our Olympic athletes. Including the New Zealand Men's Olympic Track ...

A Ranfurly Shield defence, Takes A Village night out or welcome home our medal-winning Olympians!

Ag day needs more judges

Cambridge is in dire need of Ag Day judges.

Agricultural days at school are always popular among children, but finding judges can be hard.

Sir Edmund Hillary used to ride this bike

Cambridge man Tony Jecks with a bicycle that was ridden by Sir Edmond Hillary and his good friend Julian Godwin.

A bicycle ridden by Sir Edmund Hillary has made its way to the Waikato.

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