Nuts and bolts of renovating

Know the value, keep emotion out of it

Knowing the value is the key to renovating and selling, says full-time property trader Rachel Ward.
Rachel Ward

Kiwi set to fly - yet again

NZ's newest airline announces direct routes from regional centres to Auckland, Queenstown and Hamilton.

French tourist killed in crash

A French man was killed in a car crash when a portaloo fell from the back of a truck.

Blitz nabs numerous drink drivers

One driver caught in mid-week breath testing in Waikato blew more than four times the new legal limit.

Online vileness is modern sport

OPINION: I'm wedded to digital technology but there's a dark side of internet life.

Top five things to do this weekend

Rugby, RVs, the Rev and a rail trail - here's what you can look forward to this weekend.

Milk forecast still at $4.70/kg

Farmers and rural operators still optimistic Fonterra will increase this season's payout.

4-year-old girl dies suddenly

Police investigate sudden death of 4-year-old girl in Hamilton.

Footpath riders 'ignorant'

City needs to 'step up'

Hauraki cycle trail lauded

Cyclists say the Hauraki Rail Trail is among their favourite places to pedal.

Rototuna rates richly in new rent report

Rototuna is the Hamilton suburb with the highest average return, and Whitiora is the suburb to look in if you want cheap rent.

Nuts and bolts of renovating

Knowing the value is the key to renovating and selling, says full-time property trader Rachel Ward.

Shearing legend David Fagan about to hang up clippers

Chartwell put on the market

Mystery shopping grows

Steve Howells has a network of informers who gather information.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Chiefs' Augustine Pulu feeling pressure to perform

Chiefs halfback Augustine Pulu knows he has to perform after Brad Weber makes good impression.

Knights without skipper for rematch with Stags

Northern Districts will be without captain Daniel Flynn for their Plunket Shield match against Central Districts in Whangarei, starting today.

Baker banks on Mongolian Khan

Chiefs ring changes for Crusaders showdown

Waikato-BOP ready to tackle Trip to Adelaide

Jo Trip is putting the onus on herself to take charge on the court for the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic.

No Iraq vote necessary

Not all troop commitments have been put to a vote, and there is no legal requirement for Government to obtain Parliament's consent.

Making the headlines

Someone made the suggestion that readers of the news frequently draw their conclusions from the headlines alone.

Pension age a tough call

A toast to those who give

Blunder will cost NZ

Helped by the Kiwi dollar's decline against the greenback, the US becoming a major export market.

Pimp My Ride secrets revealed

Broken cars, features removed after filming and fabricated background stories are just some of the Pimp My Ride horror stories revealed this week.

20,000 Aucklanders fail driving test

Taranaki and Auckland drivers struggle to pass restricted licence test while Otago-Southland drivers find success.

Is the Giulietta the final front-drive from Alfa Romeo?

Kia Sportage LX Diesel 4x4 is easy to like

Aston Martin unveils its ultimate track-only supercar

Track-only supercar offers Le Mans-bred performance.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  People

Good cast battle through the cliches

Depression, a black dog that follows you around, shading your every move. That was the job of Will Colin.

Gifted artists bring folk flavour

A troop of travelling troubadours are the next must-see performers as arts festival continues.

Waikato boy rescues elephant

Review: For Your Future Guidance

Musical craft a labour of love

Cambridge's Rodney Stedall has just completed a special order for a seven-string classical guitar commissioned by the New Zealand Guitar Quartet.

Has hell frozen over? Kanye's message to Beck

Kanye West says sorry to Beck on Twitter after his impertinent and widely mocked 'intervention' at the Grammy Awards.

Kardashians 'sign record-breaking deal'

The Kardashians have reportedly signed the highest deal in TV history for a reality programme.

Vanessa Hudgens' hot Kiwi holiday

Zelda Willliams: 'No point' in asking why

Mary Poppins goes death metal

It seems Mary Poppins has joined forces with the dark overload in this death metal version of classic Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

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