Boycott BP Rototuna spokesperson Colin Williams.

Petrol 'watchdog' alert

A group which morphed into a Hamilton fuel price "watchdog" may have tips for the long weekend.

Missing boy in Taupo

Kirand Thapachettri was last seen wearing his school uniform on Friday in Taupo.

Police are asking for information regarding a 13-year-old boy missing in Taupo.

Missing pighunter found safe

A man who disappeared while searching for his dog in the Coromandel Ranges has re-emerged from the bush.

Chiefs pounded by Highlanders video

10:54 PM  Chiefs look woeful in 36-9 loss to Highlanders in Invercargill.

Live: Highlanders vs Chiefs

Join us for Super Rugby coverage as the Highlanders host the Chiefs in Invercargill.

Early morning assault in Tauranga

A 42-year-old man is in hospital with head injuries after being assaulted in the Tauranga CBD.

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Do you recognise this tattoo?

His leg tattoo is described as being on the lower half of his left leg and is a Maori or Polynesian tribal tattoo.

Police appeal for information about a serious assault and robbery which left a Hamilton homeless man hospitalised.

Driver 'didn't see truck' video

She'd pulled over to let two other cars pass, then pulled back out onto SH2 - right in front of a logging truck.

Stormwater saga continues

One person in serious condition

Business

Vettori awarded honorary city title

Daniel Vettori has been awarded the honorary title of Ambassador of Hamilton.

Hamilton's own king of spin, Daniel Vettori, is to become an honorary Hamilton ambassador.

The party's over for iconic business

The party is over for iconic Waikato business Hamilton Party Hire as they go into liquidation.

2 Cheap Cars' Honda Jazz advertisements are the subject of a legal threat by Honda New Zealand.

Honda NZ threatening legal action over 2 Cheap Cars Ad

Honda NZ is rolling up its sleeves for a legal scrap with a second-hand car retailer - all over three letters of the alphabet.

Sport

Vettori awarded honorary city title

Daniel Vettori has been awarded the honorary title of Ambassador of Hamilton.

Hamilton's own king of spin, Daniel Vettori, is to become an honorary Hamilton ambassador.

Starlet Lopes ready to shine for Portugal

One of world football's leading starlets is ready to dazzle at Hamilton's Waikato Stadium on Sunday.

Sam Cane is set to lead the Chiefs from the front in Liam Messam's absence.

Cane will take his fine form to captaincy

Colossus Sam Cane will lead the Chiefs from the front against the Highlanders in Liam Messam's absence.

Opinion

Don't dump life's big decisions on kids

National MP Chester Borrows signs Stratford mother Hillary Kieft's family petition seeking a change to the law that allows teenagers to have abortions without their parents' knowledge.

OPINION: There's a particularly unpopular fact of life that too many of us seem bent on ignoring these days.

A Fieldays founder dies at age 90

‘‘Without men such as Colin, the Fieldays Society and the Greater Waikato would be without our internationally recognised event and the facilities at Mystery Creek.’’ This tribute in The Waikato Times death notices from the New Zealand National Fieldays Society recognises Colin Gordge, a former society president. Colin was one of several society members who pledged their farms as collateral for a loan to buy the Mystery Creek property in 1971.

Wells as Hosking satire of the highest order

OPINION: Stormy seas of controversy threatened to breach the confines of the proverbial tea cup this week when complaints about Radio Hauraki breakfast host Jeremy Wells went beyond the usual Facebook brouhaha.  Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy was among those who failed to see the funny side when Wells, impersonating multimedia host  Mike Hosking, made comments that belittled and denigrated the Tangata whenua.   

Life & Style

South Africans to sing at gospel festival

Gospel group Manne wat Glo – or Men who Believe – will perform in Afrikaans in Hamilton next month.

Four South African Gospel singers are set to perform in Hamilton next month.

Top five things to do this weekend

What's on over the long weekend? Check out this week's top picks.

Hannah Stechman and Connor Hamilton are two weeks away from having a place (the pad behind them) to call their own.

First home: 'Start small' video

They're in their early 20s. She's a hairdresser, he's a builder, and they're weeks away from owning their first home.

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