Brewery spreads to Ham East

Good George empire to takeover The Cook

The Phoenix Group has expanded its Good George brand into Hamilton East, scooping up The Cook bar and restaurant.
	 The Cook

Body found in stream

11 min ago Police find body in stream near Thames in the search area of where Waihi teen John Balchin went missing.

No cheaper milk in sight

Fonterra 6 min ago A big cut to Fonterra's milk price forecast is unlikely to mean lower prices on supermarket shelves. | Milk money drying up

Closure on baby's death sought

A Hamilton couple have stepped up their efforts to discover why their baby died.

Family critical of sentence

Almost two years after Hamilton man Adam Palmer died, his opponent has been sentenced for assault.

Waihi cyclist dies overnight

A cyclist injured in a crash in Waihi earlier this month has died in hospital overnight.

Council spreads 'Get Ready' message

nathan edwards Promoting Hamilton as NZ's safest city is tricky when trying to get ready for a civil emergency.

Former pupil returns to lead

St John's College has a wonderful view across to Pirongia and over the top of Hamilton.

Lego teaches about housing issues

Bringing new life into the world

Kevin Hanna

Movie relic on public show

For the first time in nearly 60 years a century-old relic of silent cinema, dug out from the bottom of a leaky shed, will be on show for Waikato people to see.

Brewery spreads to Ham East

The Cook The Phoenix Group has expanded its Good George brand into Hamilton East, scooping up The Cook bar and restaurant.

Dairy drop 'catastrophic'

Farmers and the wider agricultural industry are bracing for another deep cut to this season's dairy forecast.

Dentists put smiles on faces

Snag hits $10m BoP build

Employer and Manufacturers

Facelift for CBD offices

Demand for higher quality office space prompts developers to upgrade buildings around the CBD.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Whitelock set for ABs return

Sam Whitelock Provided he makes it through training unscathed, Sam Whitelock seems set to return for the All Blacks this week.

Knights 'can go all the way'

Corey Anderson is tipping his Knights to go all the way in the Champions League, even if he is just watching them on TV.

Laing plots path with Veyron

Knights staying grounded

Scott Styris

Knights smashed in T20

Scott Styris only Knight to show fight as NZ side gets thrashed for its first loss at the Champions League.

Pirongia has heart and soul

pirongia Have you ever noticed how Hamilton is a really odd shape?

Everyone's voting - are you?

Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union's brutish and dictatorial leader from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953, once said: "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do."

Diversions hinder Labour

Winz has overreacted

John Key

Balance is Key's challenge

Economic growth was among the tailwinds that helped National sail to a comfortable election victory at the weekend.

Ute cops crash criticism

Great Wall's V200 ute did not fare well in a recent crash test. Crash safety body hits out at Chinese car maker Great Wall for offering "inferior protection for occupants".

Cheating death in a split second

This cyclist should start buying lotto tickets after he walking away from this dicey double-miss.

Maserati hits a century

Falcon legends meet

Super Black Racing

Kiwi V8 team on track

NZ-owned Super Black Racing has hit the road for the first time after undergoing a testing session in Australia.

Life & Style
Arts  |  People  |  Fashion  |  Food

A taste of Asia

Manbok Mart Twenty years ago, if you lived in Hamilton and wanted to make an authentic Thai, Indian or Japanese meal, it would have been tough to find the ingredients. Today, it's easy.

Vintage reads: The Shipping News

Mark Caunter of Hamilton City Libraries finds a Pulitzer Prize winner from the early 1990s that's still a winner.

The worst kind of tourist

Food bag idea takes off

Louise Hutt

Meet two local bloggers

With so many entering the blogosphere, two women talk about why they do it and how they stay relevant.

Swagger has no age limit

hiphop strap A documentary on 23 Waiheke Island senior citizens' journey to hip-hop world championships premieres in Auckland.

A peek at the NZ Italian film fest

With the 19th NZ Italian Film Festival kicking off tonight, here's a quick look at the titles.

Vaughn to join True Detective

Zelda Williams' tweet of thanks


Top 20 episodes of Friends

Friends is celebrating 20 years since it first premiered on TV. Here are 20 of the best episodes.

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