Bali Nine duo plus six others executed by Indonesia - reports
Sunny Cheema was robbed at knifepoint for the second time in a month, while on duty at Cheap Liquor.

Knifepoint robbery of liquor store

A Hamilton liquor store worker has been left disheartened after being robbed at knifepoint twice in three weeks.

No to Frankton tyres

Used tyres stockpiled at a Frankton property in Hamilton.

Efforts to remove 150,000 old tyres dumped at a Frankton depot have struck complications.

Commissioner steps in at Berkley

Dennis Finn's major task at the school will be helping find a new principal.

Wananga celebrates 30 years

Te Wananga o Aotearoa has kept its promise to make a difference.

Tourists robbed of packs

Two hitch-hikers were robbed after their ride drove off with their backpacks.

Murder trial begins 

Details of a vicious Huntly street attack that ended a man’s life was revealed during a murder trial.

Ad Feedback

Oil spill in Tauranga Harbour gallery

Oil has washed up along the shores of Tauranga harbour after a spill during bunkering at the Port.

Mobil has confirmed the leak came from one of its pipelines

Vicious cow attack

Two cows were shot and hacked apart with a saw on a Tokoroa farm.

Worst poach in a decade

Waikato women missing in Nepal


Tax compliance costs fall for SMEs

The government says SMEs are paying less tax now.

OPINION: Tax compliance costs continue to fall for small to medium sized enterprises according to a government report.

LeftBrain creditors wait

Nearly 900 people in NZ and Australia left hanging by award-winning retailer's liquidation.

Is it possible to train the midas touch?

Training the midas touch

OPINION: Have you got what it takes to succeed?


Noel Harris is passing on the passion

Noel Harris, pictured at his home in Matamata with his saddle and silks.

5:00 AM  Matamata retired jockey Noel Harris is passing on his passion for riding winning race horses to the next generation of jockeys.

Big scores in Counties club rugby

Waiuku's relentless attack and strong defence proved too much for Drury in round seven of the Counties Manukau premier club competition on Saturday as they slumped to a 67-0 defeat.

Western Force replacement halfback Ryan Louwrens found holes in the Chiefs' defence.

Chiefs have defence in mind for Rebels clash

Chiefs get ready for Rebels with a return to strong defence after letting in four tries against Force.


Lock-up mental patients wrong mentality

08042015 News Photo:Mark Taylor/Fairfax
Henry Bennett Centre,
Waikato Hospital.

OPINION: Lock ‘em up attitude not appropriate for mental health services, says Judi Clements, the chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.

Honouring our Anzacs

OPINION: War is meaningless. Until your freedom, or life, is placed under threat.

Te Papa's Gallipoli: the scale of our war exhibition.

Nothing to celebrate

OPINION: It was a war where half the planet and its populace fought over bits of land and, as a consequence, 10 million perished in the process and 20 million were wounded.

Life & Style

Bowling the last bowl

Vice president Bill Fullerton, right, and green keeper Richard Death are saying goodbye to their bowling club.

They've met rain or shine and through a war, but come May the Ohaupo Bowling Club will be no more.

Mike King brings humour to hard topic

Former comedian discusses lifelong battle with depression but still manages to keep the crowd in stitches.

Hundreds of Hamilton residents are expected to attend's this year's Anzac Day Dawn Service at Memorial Park.

Top five things to do this weekend

Anzac Day commemorations, rugby and a harvest festival. Here are this week's top five.

Ad Feedback
special offers



View marriage and birth notices from around the region

Death Notices


View obituaries from around the region

my stuff


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




In the market for a car

Waikato Times Videos

Waikato Times Videos