Heritage bid shattered

Historical building to be demolished

A hard-fought battle to save Hamilton East's historic Euphrasie House has been lost, and more landmarks are at risk.
Euphrasie House

Overdue repairs

Richard Turner in the house in Taupiri Carpet was the only thing stopping Richard Turner from falling through rental home's "Weetbix" flooring.

Boy hit by car flown to hospital

9:45am A four-year-old boy has suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car outside his Waihi Beach home.

Wintec faces fine for accident

Wintec is facing a fine of up to $250,000 after being accused of failing to report an accident in which a student broke his ribs.

Open invite party causes chaos

8:39am Waikato police consider criminal charges for people who promote out of control parties on Facebook.

Student unions slam fees rise

Universities across New Zealand are tipped to again raise fees by 4 per cent.

No mercy on insurance

Kiwi nurse can't put expertise to good use in Ebola-stricken country, as insurance costs skyrocket.

Kiwi escapes Nepal disaster

A Matamata woman trekking in Nepal had terrifying and hasty escape as fatal blizzard hit.

Positive mood at DHB

Smooth move from Novopay promised

David Keys

Cyclist lay unable to call for help

A cyclist injured when he rode his bike into a sinkhole remains in a serious condition.

Plans to reopen zoo as animal sanctuary

	 franklin zoo The zoo where a keeper was crushed to death by an elephant may house animals again.

Torpedo7 snaps up R&R Sports

R&R Sports will rebrand and become bricks and mortar outlets for Waikato-based online sports store Torpedo7.

Saving on a small scale

In a froth over chocolate milk

Jamie Small

Judge me, budget me, take away my booze

Writing about Money Week gives me pangs of guilt, so I decided a visit a budgeting counsellor.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Talented teen cracks squad

Racquel Sheath Racquel Sheath is perhaps the first to prove the development riders are getting the new centralised BikeNZ setup in Cambridge.

WaiBop women on top

Waikato-Bay of Plenty go two from two with 4-0 away thumping over Capital Football, with three goals coming in second half.

Slow to buy World Cup tickets

Playmaker getting every chance

Jamie-Lee Price

Price the right choice

Jamie-Lee Price says there was never much doubt she would pick New Zealand over Australia.

Benefit fraud

Hamilton woman Sokha Ly, aka Sokha Singh, discusses her $224,961.01 predicament Stephen Bright has misunderstood the research of Lisa Marriott from Victoria University

Take a bow, Narelle

God bless, Narelle Henson, your occasional columnist. She has a lovely, kind manner of expression, even when exposing the hypocrisy of the Green misanthropists. I find myself unable to disguise my contempt for them, and tend to express myself accordingly.

Oil support a tragic folly

Chilling truth about water safety


Editorial | Government secrecy appals

Official advice to the Government on poverty was bound to raise hackles, once the documents were flushed into the open.

SUVs dominate finalists

New Zealand Automobile Association and New Zealand Motoring Writers' Guild car of the year award. A pack of SUVs dominate the top finalists for first of New Zealand's two major car of the year awards.

500 accidents in a day

Truck billboards featuring a woman's naked breasts have caused over 500 vehicle accidents in a single day.

Driverless at 200 kmh

Weather-activated speed signs trial

Aprilia RSV 4

Aprilia's primal ride

It's effectively the Italian bikemaker's entry point superbike, but it's way better than that.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  People  |  Food

Vintage Reads: A Handful of Dust

Book stack Rachel Pope, owner of Browsers bookshop, visits an old friend.

Curtain's down on movies as an art form

Classic films no longer "live on" and the impact of current films is "ephemeral", like other forms of performance art.

Retro a-go-go at the Atomic Market

Big piano to get a workout


Top five things to do this weekend

Atomic market goodness, Diwali celebrations and horse mania. Here are this week's top five.

Don't ask about her boyfriends

Taylor Swift has labelled claims that most of her songs are about ex-boyfriends as "sexist".

Buffy actor arrested

An actor best known for his role in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer is apologising for actions that led to his arrest.

This apple has China singing

Carrie on Homeland

Licence to St Kilda

James Bond swapped his usual Martinis or a few wines with his wife, when he lunched at a Dunedin restaurant.

Round the Bridges - 15% entry discount for Waikato Times subscribers

RTB Join more than 4,500 runners and walkers of all ages who are set to take part in the 70th Anniversary of the infamous Round the Bridges on Sunday November 16. With participants ranging from athletes to first-timers, super heroes to furry friends, everyone's doing it!

Win with Antipodes


Win with Tempo!

Waikato Times Reader Feedback


Win tickets to Elton John Live!

Elton John and his band will take to the stage on November 21, 2015 at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Become a fan of The Waikato Times

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest news

• Story ideas: Email or call 07 849 6180
• Website ideas: Email or tweet us
• Subscription & delivery - 0800 806 180 or email
• Buy a photo
• View the Digital Edition
• Contacts@Waikato Times
• Advertise on waikatotimes.co.nz

Celebrations- small - Waikato


View marriage and birth notices from around the region

Deaths- small- Waikato

Death Notices

View obituaries from around the region

My subscription

The easy way to put your Waikato Times delivery on hold or report a missed or damaged paper