Hundreds turned out for John Shuttleworth's funeral at the Waharoa Aerodrome on Saturday.

Fitting farewell for sky pirate

 Hundreds farewelled the Morrinsville pilot who died when his plane crashed on Tuesday.

Paeroa stabbing

Emergency services were called to a stabbing in the Waikato town of Paeroa just after 11pm.

A man has appeared in court after a fight that saw a person sent to hospital with stab wounds.

Fancy footwork on show video

Nearly 200 couples are in Hamilton for the National Ballroom Championships.

Eight-year-old conservationist

When Penelope Te Pania grows up, she wants to plant trees all over the world.

Predator free a big ask

Ten years ago, there was a public outcry over pest control. Now, it's "kill the buggers".

Rail delay 'nonsense'

Labour MP to push for Hamilton-Auckland commuter train.

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Runaway bus 'cleared mechanically' video

Bus that crashed on Waikato Hospital grounds incident still being investigated.

Bus was without mechanical fault, bus company owner says. Police say it's still being investigated.

Skate park proposal

A makeshift car park opposite Waikato Stadium could be transformed into a skate park.

Hamilton gets political

Stranded on Mt Tongariro


'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.

Gym members demand refunds

Configure Express in Papakura closed in August but members are still waiting on refunds.

Members of a women's gym in Auckland say they are still waiting for refunds, more than two months after it closed.

PM opens NZ tea centre

Prime Minister John Key and Zealong Estate general manager Vincent Chen at the opening of the $8 million visitor centre.

John Key cut the ribbon on a new $8m visitor centre and production plant at Zealong Estate's tea-growing operation.

Votes to halt Shelly Bay sale

An artist's impression of a joint venture development at Shelly Bay by the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and ...

The future of Wellington's Shelly Bay is uncertain after opponents challenged its sale.

Kiwis cashing in on digital reality

The Green Fairy is New Zealand's first virtual reality film. It is aimed at children aged 5-7 years and was recently ...

A New Zealand virtual and augmented reality association has been set up to develop the booming  sector.


Rams to host Lochore Cup final

James Hemara scored a double as King Country beat Poverty Bay in their Lochore Cup semifinal in Taupo on Saturday.

A comfortable win over Poverty Bay, and an upset in Ashburton, has King Country on track to defend their silverware.

Newcomers make winning starts

Hamilton Wanderers celebrate their first national league football goal.

Hamilton Wanderers and Eastern Suburbs are both on the board in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Outsider Rebel Dane wins Manikato

Ben Melhalm riding Rebel Dane wins the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Rebel Dane ghosts to victory inone of Australia's biggest sprints at 60-1.

New football era begins

Hamilton Wanderers make their national league debut on Saturday.

When Hamilton Wanderers take the field at Porritt Stadium on Saturday, it will be the start of new era in Waikato national league football.

'Race of the Century' lives on video

Racing broadcaster Des Coppins still gets goosebumps listening and watching to replays of the 1986 Cox Plate.

Winx and Hartnell are expected to make the Cox Plate a two-horse race but can the emulate Bonecrusher and Our Waverley Star?


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.

Pizza with a side of guilt

The sight of beggars on the street is becoming a backdrop to the decay of Hamilton's CBD.

OPINION: What should have been just another Friday night of warm pizza became a night of reflection.

Full life, well lived

‘Golf Nana’ Myrle Robertson was 102 when she died at the Raglan Rest home this month.

OBITUARY: Una ‘Myrle’ Robertson, December 19, 1914 – September 28, 2016

'Community care' costly experiment

Flowers at a memorial service for Clare Bremner at the home where she and her husband Keith were attacked by their son Ross.

OPINION: Why was a man as disturbed as Ross Bremner not in care?

Gang shows heart

Tribal Huk members swarmed Ngaruawahia ahead of the P dealer purge.

OPINION: The Tribal Huk gang is changing people's minds about what a gang is and what it can be.

Life & Style

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.

Historic gates in Cambridge to move

Thomas Wells has gates built after him in Cambridge.

The decision has been made to move Lake Te Ko Utu's historic gates into a more prominent place.

Kapa haka kids

Faces of the past and the future graced the stage at the Tainui Kapa Haka Primary School Regionals on Saturday at the ...

They might have been small and young, but they filled the Claudelands Events Centre with their powerful performances.

Asian spices in suburbia

From left, Amy Leung, Jordan Ji and Lisa Liamg cook up some delicious treats at the Asian Food and Cultural Gala in ...

Spicy, salty, bitter, sweet and sour: It was all there for the taking - and the tasting - at this Asian food festival.

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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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