Two people were trapped in a car by floodwaters in Subway Rd, Pukekohe.

More rain, more worries

Waikato bracing for more wet weather after avoiding the worst on Wednesday

Thief tackled, cuffed

Jay Slikas had no hesitations in tackling a thief and holding him down until police arrived.

Knife-wielding robber thought he got away with it. But he didn't expect to be spear-tackled and zip-tied.

Bale body mystery

The mystery of the body in the bale: Hopes an autopsy will identify remains.

The rise of the mega-commuter

Every day Hamilton man Dave Matehaere drives 124km to and from work and spends three hours in his car. Welcome to Auckland in 2016.

Beaver's back, Cruden benched

Stephen Donald will start for the Chiefs when they face the Crusaders in Fiji.

Rain to come down hard

Those in the North Island shouldn't pack away their gumboots just yet.

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Police hunt attempted robber

Police want information leading to the identification of this man who attempted to rob a Hamilton dairy and left ...

The man told the Hamilton dairy staff he was armed and threatened them.

Waikato district unanimous on CCO

 Negotiations show councils are prepared to work together on major water shake up.

Magic visit to dentist for Hamilton kids

Heavy rain causes slip

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Waikato district unanimous on CCO

The first of three vital decisions have been made on an agreement to move ahead with the water CCO.

 Negotiations show councils are prepared to work together on major water shake up.

Bid for Jamie Oliver leaves big debt

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is no longer opening a restaurant in Wellington.

They tried to bring the celebrity chef's restaurant to NZ. Now they owe the landlord "hundreds of thousands".

Revision cuts unemployment

A job board at Work and Income's Timaru office. Changes in calculations mean New Zealand's unemployment rate has fallen ...

With the stroke of a pen, the number of people unemployed in New Zealand dropped by 12,000.

Free pregnancy tests for all

Kelvin Liu and his wife, May Liu, gave away pregnancy tests to the public outside their business, Pure Souvenir NZ in ...

A shop owner decided to give his last shipment away for free. Two days later, they were gone.

New boss for Waikato Tourism

Jason Dawson has been appointed as Hamilton and Waikato Tourism's new chief executive. He replaces Kiri Goulter who ...

Big shoes to fill ushering in a new era of promoting Waikato.

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Steel on track for rare achievement

The Southern Steel celebrate another win in the 2016 trans-Tasman netball league.

How does the Southern Steel's unbeaten 2016 trans-Tasman netball league season stack up ?

Beaver's back, Cruden benched

Stephen Donald will start at 10 for the Chiefs in Fiji.

Stephen Donald will start for the Chiefs when they face the Crusaders in Fiji.

Waikato re-sign McKenzie

New All Black Damian McKenzie has committed his future to Waikato.

The new All Black has committed his future to Waikato along with a host of young stars.

St John's students achieve black belts

Sam Ward (left) and Carlos White have just achieved black belt status in mixed martial arts.

Two St John's College students achieve black belt status.

Elliot primed for 100th

Chiefs replacement hooker Hika Elliot prepares to throw into a lineout during the rugby union match - Chiefs v Wales ...

Having battled through adversity, Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot can't quite believe he's got to where he is now.

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Heed Bryan Gould's warnings

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There have been warnings and predictions enough, including from this column, about the perilous state of the housing market.

Airline runs out of lift and stalls

The Kiwi Regional Airlines Saab 340 taxis at Nelson Airport.

OPINION: There's something sad about Ewan Wilson's vision coming to an end.

Beating the black dog

The black dog will bite the hand that feeds it.

OPINION: Beware the black dog. He can get up to his old tricks in a flash.

Opinion: Buyers, sellers look to spring market

The rural property market cools during the winter, but spring is shaping up to be an active period for buyers and sellers.

Opinion: It's going to be a busy spring market for farm sales.

The market is indifferent

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Women giving a coin for homeless poor man

OPINION: If you're homeless and poor, what are you doing with a car? They're expensive items.

Life & Style

Cambridge volunteer group wins award

The Cambridge Cancer Society Volunteer Support Group. From left: Ros Macky, Bev Buchly, Richard Johnstone, Anita ...

The Cambridge Cancer Society Volunteer Support group received a Commendation Award.

Free pregnancy tests for all

Kelvin Liu and his wife, May Liu, gave away pregnancy tests to the public outside their business, Pure Souvenir NZ in ...

A shop owner decided to give his last shipment away for free. Two days later, they were gone.

A Taste of... The Lizard Cafe, Whatawhata

The brownie was the highlight of the meal.

 The 15 minute drive is worth it.

Tamahere boy wins prize for best bantams

Tamahere boy Thomas Giltrap has won a national prize for his Australorp bantams.

A ten-year-old boy from Tamahere has won a national award for his poultry.

Fisherman fined, loses boat

150316. News. Fishery Officers inspected a group of divers on the north coast of Kaikoura in possession of excess and ...

He was caught taking undersized lobsters, and went on to commit the same offence two days later.

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