The partner of Millie Ludwig (pictured), Jordan Mutton, was attacked with a machete on Tennyson Street in Hamilton on Wednesday night.

Machete attack victims fearful

12:34 PM  A Hamilton man attacked with a machete remembers the "chop" as the blade struck.

Nana carjacked

A police officer examines the recovered Skoda at the Hamilton Central Police Station.

11:26 AM  Four teens who flagged down an elderly woman dragged her out of her car and took off on a joyride.

Home alone kids escape fire video

12:23 PM  "She was screaming. She wanted me to do something and I didn't know what to do."

Rats kill endangered Tuatara

A dozen rare or endangered animals have died at Otorohanga Kiwi House in past two years.

Road open after truck crash

Road closed at Normandy and Ohaupo Rd roundabout after a truck struck powerlines.

Strong call to cut Fonterra board

Fonterra can no longer ignore call to reduce the size of its board despite vote failing.

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Te Aroha girls to help out in Fiji

Baptist Church Youth On Fire youth group members Rebekah Ashman, left, Aaliya Barrett and Catherine Russell.

4 min ago  Three Te Aroha girls have signed up for a mission to help those in need in Fiji next year.

Upston pleased with homebuyers' uptake

12:42 PM  Waipa buyers step up to Government initiative

'This is it' - machete victim

Home alone kids escape fire video


Upston pleased with homebuyers' uptake

Taupo MP Louise Upston is pleased Waipa residents are making the most of the Government’s home ownership initiative

Waipa buyers step up to Government initiative

Waikato Home and Garden Show sold

The Waikato Home and Garden show is changing hands, but its home will still be Claudelands Events Centre.

Waikato's Home and Garden Show is changing hands.

Doco maker says profit's the problem

Neoliberalism has bred a 'me first' society, says documentary-maker Bryan Bruce, who is on a New Zealand speaking tour.

Bryan Bruce wants a world "where we realise that in a fair society, everyone benefits, even the rich."

Call for SodaStream boycott

A SodaStream Wood Light Plated machine.

Your kitchen bench fizzy machine has become a bubbling ground for political warfare.

Naveya & Sloane's sparkling success

Alex Bunnett and Rachel Sloane want to rival the very best in the world of luxury jewellery.

Diamonds and personalised service are Naveya & Sloane's best friends when it comes to fast growth.


Breakfast gallops whet appetite for Cup meeting

Breakfast gallops will be hosted at Te Rapa racecourse on December 1 leading into the Waikato Cup meeting on December 12.

Breakfast gallops at Te Rapa next week.

What's The Story on song for Eagle

Stephen McKee co-trains What's The Story with Eddie Chippendale.

What's The Story ready to rumble against strong 3-year-old field.

Fight for Life opponents swing by hospice

Former Silver Fern Irene van Dyk and opponent Belinda Sommerville visit Hospice Waikato inpatient Julie Fairhurst, from Coro Glen.

Irene van Dyk and her opponent have paid a sobering visit to Hospice Waikato.

WaiBop happy to step aside

WaiBop United could be playing their last season, if Hamilton Wanderers' bid for a national league licence from next year is successful.

One of Hamilton Wanderers or WaiBop United could play in the national league from next year, but not both.

Bettor Informed - Multis are evil video

Was this dog part of your latest multi?

They may appear a sexy option, but multis are the Chelsea of the betting world - and less successful.


Hamilton the city of grandiose visionaries

Let's hope Mayor Julie Hardaker's plans for the river fare better than some other visions for the city's future.

Pipe dreams aren't new for Hamilton politicians.

Why Kiwis need Thanksgiving

Pele Ineleo at today's Thanksgiving dinner, given by the US Embassy at Downtown Community Ministry.

OPINION: It's a good time of year to step back and be thankful for what we do have.

Opinion: Cats the biggest threat to NZ's wildlife

Biologists have long warned that, of all the introduced predators which pose a threat to our indigenous wildlife, birds, lizards and geckos, cats are by far the most lethal.

Opinion: Campaign to control cats puts canine lovers against conservationists.

Opinion: Less time for people 'to get munted'

Opinion: If you really want to fix the mayhem, close Hamilton bars earlier.

Opinion: New Zealand heartland in throes of social death

Inside the Fun Ho National Toy Museum in Inglewood, Taranaki.

Opinion: A trip down memory lane in rural heartland shows how much New Zealand has changed.

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Orchestra and choirs combine for Messiah concert

Hamilton soprano Madison Nonoa will perform with Opus Orchestra, the Hamilton Civic Choir and the Rotorua District Choir.

Some top talent are coming together to perform one of the world's oldest and most recognisable works.

Daredevil pilot pens children's book

Bernie Haskell with his two flying-centric books.

Daredevil pilot writes book for children

Operation: success for overseas

Cambridge High School students Emma Morely and Eden Lawrence sort through boxes for Operation Christmas Child in Auckland.

A task that was originally set up for junior Cambridge High School students turned into a big community initiative - one to help third world countries.

Godspell a joyous romp

Director Derek Kingsbury with the Godspell cast.

Godspell a triumph at Cambridge's Gaslight Theatre

Biggest Xmas tree rises

Last year's Christmas tree all lit up.

The nation's tallest Christmas tree stands more than six storeys high.

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