Raglan residents aren't happy with the dumping in a bush.

Beds, nappies dumped in bush

Fly-tipping in native bush is so bad that residents are considering cleaning it up.

Bomb threat deadline video

A specialist bomb search team was brought in.

10 min ago  "A bomb has been placed" and it'll go off at 2.20pm claims message in cubicle.

Strassman, puppets take on tech

International ventriloquist David Strassman Strassman will simultaneously operate five characters in a six-way conversation.

Five injured in highway crash

2:51 PM  Woman thrown from Land Cruiser and four others injured when their vehicle rolled.

'Abducted' mum, baby found ok video

Baby at centre of an armed police search found safe with mother.

Countdown to World Cup video

Hamilton is set to host two matches in the Rugby League World Cup 2017.

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Bremner at bach before rampage video

Ross Douglas Bremner.

3:45 PM  Police say the car used by Ross Bremner was at the home of the elderly couple he killed in Kinohaku hours before he attacked his parents in Otorohanga.

PTSD the focus of marathoner

When Jason McCarthy runs, he will have the name of a fallen soldier written on his leg.

Bus drivers bogged down

Family on lookout for missing memorial painting


Xero boss supporting founders

Xero chief executive Rod Drury will be hosting the FounderCon NZ conference in Wellington in November.

Business founders are putting their heads together to create a forum.

Waikato Times building up for sale

The building that houses the Waikato Times is for sale.

A building that was designed with the future in mind is for sale.

A good bet

Commercial property investors will be jockeying for a piece of the action when the New Zealand Racing Board's premises ...

Commercial property investors will be jockeying for a piece of the action when the New Zealand Racing Board's premises in Hamilton goes up for sale.

'Sad day' for Pumpkin Patch

A lack of capital was putting the company at risk, according to a notice on the NZX.

The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.

Former AB's Kiwigarden

Kiwigarden strawberry yoghurt drops, a snack aimed for children, was a finalist in the NZ Food awards.

A former All Black captain and his wife building freeze dried snack business.


Taufui set for Tonga tour

Tevita Taufui started five of Waikato's Mitre 10 Cup matches.

Waikato midfielder heads to Europe hoping to star on the international stage after winning club award.

MacGregor wants to see real Blathwayt

Blathwayt winning last year's Feilding Gold Cup on the way to the New Zealand Cup where things didn't go his way.

New Zealand Cup countdown continues In Feilding feature.

Coleman will return for Ugo Foscolo

Michael Coleman will return from suspension in time to partner Ugo Foscolo in the 2000 Guineas.

Suspension won't prevent Coleman from riding Ugo Foscolo.

Waikato sign Super Rugby duo

Anton Lienert-Brown has been a revelation for the All Blacks this season.

Anton Lienert-Brown and Loni Uhila have committed their provincial futures to the Mooloos.

Kiwis score big cup games

Winston Reid's West Ham have drawn Manchester United at Old Trafford in the League Cup quarterfinals.

Two Kiwis face daunting away assignments in England's League Cup quarterfinals.


New life and old deaths

Older people's situation is worse than it once was because they have to use any funds they've squirreled away to pay for ...

OPINION: Birth and death are both inevitable, and both are scary. There's no getting away from it.

Huk's bloody P battle

Tribal Huk president Jamie Pink left two items on the dashboard of his shot up truck.

OPINION: Tribal Huk's battle against P was always going to escalate into something more sinister.

Ngaruawahia P crackdown a warning

Tribal Huk Waikato president, Jamie Pink with the hammer took with him to clear the P houses out of Ngaruawahia

OPINION: Gang action in Ngaruawahia erodes the rule of law.

Burqa, burkini and choice

A woman wearing a burkini on a beach in Marseille, France.

OPINION: In an endemic patriarchal society the burkini is an expression of the repression of women, Peter Dornauf writes.

Terrifying dance

It’s a slippery slope when you start deciding who has a right to die.

OPINION: Narelle Henson opposes assisted suicide being introduced in New Zealand.

Life & Style

Summer comes early

Megan Peterken with dog Elmo was making the most of the nice weather. Garden centres were full of customers buying ...

Seaside towns across the Waikato ballooned with sun-seekers and plant shops hummed.

Keeping Diwali tradition alive

Salonee Kumar, 13, has been dancing since she was five. She also does contemporary dance.

​Performers wearing colourful costumes adorned with jewels delighted the crowd.

Turmeric lattes hit Hamilton

Liz Downing with her turmeric lattes.

Local honey, organic cinnamon, turmeric, black pepper, water and coconut milk - yum.

Insightful account of war

The Waikato war of July 1863 to April 1864 was the defining conflict in New Zealand history.

REVIEW: Book explores one of the nations neglected parts of history - the invasion by the British of the Waikato in 19th century.

Hidden Gem: Falls Retreat

Stuffed portobello mushrooms

Tucked away in the Karangahake Gorge is a haven that’s well worth seeking out.

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Waikato treasures gifted to museum

Trust Waikato chairman Niwa Nuri and Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker discuss artist Dick Frizzell's work Pile of Stumps.

Art and other taonga open to view 

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