But the battle to build a cafe at the Blue Spring near Putaruru continues.
5 min ago Three stolen carloads of youngsters are believed to be behind a ram raid and armed robbery.
2:15 PM Loss of historic maple tree like 'losing an elderly grandmother' for couple.
2:28 PM Trip to escape heat ends in police divers recovering a body from lake floor.
She lives in a horse truck, but that won't stop her from taking on the big guns at Horse of the Year.
Man critical after being punched to the ground in an assault in central Hamilton.
Chinese New Year contributed to the record 381,100 visitors who arrived in January.
Emergency housing in Waikato motels is costing taxpayers thousands.
Overseas visitors expecting pristine countryside are being put off by NZ's pollution.
Lots of distressed and dead eels and fish were seen after Hamilton firm's chemical spill.
Worked-up farmers petition regional council over plan to clean up the region's waterways.
NZ's bowling attacks so far against the Proteas have been unusually spin-heavy, and that's set to continue.
With two rounds to play in Waikato Valley's Champions Trophy competition, Cambridge are sitting pretty.
Hamilton's Lake Domain could host extra playing space.
Honours even after two testing days of red-ball cricket in Whangarei.
Chiefs coach wants vast improvement for the Blues after accepting they rode their luck in beating the Highlanders.
OPINION: The visual arts are in good health and Hamilton has again showcased a selection of the best, writes Peter Dornauf.
OPINION: Narelle Henson couldn't support the Love Humanities day this week – you see, the humanities have let her down.
Opinion: Waikato writer, film-maker Claire Ashton gives readers an insight into New Zealand's movie industry.
OPINION: Squash club's loss was the film society's win when Richard Swainson switched "codes" 30 years ago.
OBITUARY: Renowned jersey cow breeder Don Ferguson from Otorohanga could count Queen Elizabeth II as a friend.
Loss of historic maple tree was like 'losing an elderly grandmother' for couple.
Sewing and mending are coming back in fashion, as the repair movement gains momentum.
The well-heeled headed to the Hamilton Gardens for a day of fashion, fun, and fine food.
This was not merely a couple of local girls earning a buck busking at a festival, writes Sam Edwards.
A mixed bag this weekend, even bargain-hunting artsy people! This is your Top 5.
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