Jamie Pink and the "Tribal Huks" have started a trust to feed more kids in need. They have donated $20,000 to kick start the trust.

Huks hatch NZ sandwich plan

The Tribal Huks  want to feed hungry kids across the country, not just in Waikato.

Funding a challenge

Hamilton deputy mayor Gordon Chesterman favoured removing rating exemptions on land owned by the Crown.

Stifling red tape, overseas investors, and "banana box" flats could threaten Hamilton's affordable housing stock.

Bar to support local craft brewers

SkyCity Hamilton partners with Hamilton, Coromandel and Rotorua breweries.

Thames mum worried about kids

A young mum is worried her home is making her children sick.

Super tyre guy to be respawned

Paeroa's tyre guy had no intention of copying DC's Man of Steel.

Man dies in raid

A man collapsed and died after being handcuffed by police in Te Puke.

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Man dies during police raid

A man has died in police custody in the Western Bay of Plenty.

A man has died after being handcuffed during a police raid of a Bay of Plenty home.

Truck hits Huntly Bridge

The footbridge will be closed for some time due to structural damage.

Toddler almost drowns in Waikato pool

Mum supported to continue breastfeeding


Calls made to suspend Fonterra's GDT

Waikato Federated Farmers president Chris Lewis says a discussion needs to be had over whether the GDT should be temporarily suspended in the wake of falling dairy prices.

Another fall on Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade prompts call to temporarily suspend the auction process.

Uncertain future for Huntly mines

Solid Energy's future is uncertain, but the Waikato District Mayor said there is little reason for North Waikato residents to be concerned.

The high flying Rob May Building team with one of their awards. The Cambridge-based crew are, back from left Deryk Print, Matt Makgill of award sponsor Lewis Barristers, and Luke Fletcher. Front from left are Cam van den Broek, Jono McCullough, Paula McCullough, and Mark Forrest

Waipa Business Awards bring surprises

The team at Cambridge’s Rob May Building was fizzing with excitement at Friday’s Waipa Networks 2015 Business Awards.


Smith appeal into second day

Black Ferns coach Greg Smith's appeal against suspension has gone into a second day.

Black Ferns coach's appeal against 14-week suspension for misconduct towards referee prolonged.

Francis' eyes on Super Rugby contract

The promising rugby career of Piers Francis was looking in danger of derailing but the English-born playmaker is determined to get it back on track with Counties Manukau.

Lucas McKinnon is training at least four times a week in the gym he has built in his garage, wearing the traditional dogi.

Huntly's karate kid

Lucas McKinnon has been the national Kyokushin champion for the past three years.


Criticism of Still Life astonishing


OPINION: When I read James Croot’s review of the movie Still Life, which he described as ‘‘emotionally powerful drama’’ and a ‘‘minor masterpiece’’, I heartily concurred.

The ref is always right on the day

OPINION: Sunday morning's epic match at Ellis Park was one I was half convinced the All Blacks would lose.

Tony Robertson was convicted of the rape and murder of Blessie Gotingco.

Why was Robertson free to kill?

OPINION: I've been to jail several times. It was all part of a learning process. At least, that's my excuse.

Life & Style

Eyecatching bags

The School Handbag from  Acquisitions breaks with the tradition of the normal purse, and makes a statement with this vibrant green.  Available for $49.00.

Statement bags can make or break your overall look. Deanna Bayley finds some stunners that will complete any outfit.

Film festival has variety and 'geysers of blood'

Hamilton film fans will be booking the best part of a month off work with the international film festival about to hit town again.

A contractor dismantles Gaye Jurisich's sculpture Passing Red alongside Hamilton's Mill Street.

Controversial Passing Red sculpture moved on

Hamilton's V8s-inspired sculpture Passing Red is on the move.

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