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Hamilton Zoo . The young Sumatran Tiger cubs born to Sali play in thier enclosure .

Name a tiger cub

3:25 PM  Hamilton Zoo's two playful tiger cubs are in need of names. Rip-roaring suggestions welcomed.

Boy, 2, nearly drowns

Westpac rescue helicopter

3:28 PM  A toddler has been airlifted to hospital after almost drowning in an effluent trap on a Waikato farm.

Easter treasure hunt

The Eatery's second annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place at the Rototuna shopping centre.

Pathway sex attack

A Hamilton woman has been sexually assaulted in a daylight attack, say police.

Former employee must pay costs

2:16 PM  Woman ordered to pay $8,000 in costs despite winning wrongful dismissal case.

No seatbelt a fatal call

Man who died in crash near Ngaruawahia was not wearing a seatbelt.

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Drug-dealing lawyer suspended

Court generic, NZ court

12 min ago  A Rotorua lawyer cannot practise law for three years after being found guilty of selling drugs.

Dairy downturn bites

3:28 PM  Agricultural businesses are facing a tough year as farmers deal with a low dairy payout forecast.

Dangerous driving denied

Suspicious blaze guts home


Dairy downturn bites

Massey University No 4 dairy farm - cows being housed inside a barn. shed barn indoor cover generic agriculture dairying dairy feed feedlot wintering cowshed

3:28 PM  Agricultural businesses are facing a tough year as farmers deal with a low dairy payout forecast.

Waikato house building consents slightly increase

House building consents fall in February

Raylene Marsh of The Design Depot is full of ideas after a trip to Chicago for a home and living expo.

The Design Depot owner "buzzing" after Chicago trip

Raylene Marsh is "buzzing" with new ideas.


Coxon to lead Waikato NZ match play charge

Waikato golfer Nick Coxon.

Hot off a playoff loss in the NZ Men’s Stroke Play Championship, Waikato golfer one to watch at Titirangi.

Numbers game in Knights' clash with Canterbury

A desperate yet calculated declaration has left the Northern Knights still seeking an unlikely Plunket Shield success

Brad Smeele will provide expert commentary on the Wakeboarding Nationals over Easter.

Smeele voice of Wakeboarding Nationals

Quadriplegic wakeboarder to cast an expert eye over rising Kiwi talent.


RMA too important not to consult on


The Government insists its RMA reforms are urgently needed to stimulate economic development.

Housing policy deceptive

OPINION: The Government has acknowledged many state houses are not up to standard and have not been properly maintained.

TRA 14 NOV 09. Airport stopover. Generic backview of man looking at airplane. Supplied by iStock, OK to reuse, royalty-free. empty seats. waiting room. terminal.

Minimal regulation has consequences

OPINION: No amount of rules and regulations can make flying fail-safe but having no regulations would be catastrophic.

Life & Style

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... chair?

Balloon builder Barb Smith's hot air balloon fits on the back of a ute.

On an antique wool classing table in Australian desert land, Barb Smith brings her sky chariots to life.

Top five things to do this weekend

There's a smorgasbord of events to keep you busy this weekend in the Waikato.

Actor David Sutcliffe features in a play about the life of home-grown Hamilton hero, World War I soldier and artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones.

Play celebrates Hamilton hero

The life of World War I soldier and artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones is being celebrated in a new play.

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