Gwen Lyon, chairperson of the Hamilton Operatic Youth Council, and society member Jonathan Eyers check out costumes on offer at their giant garage sale on  May 2.

Costume sale may cause chaos

Hamilton Operatic's 2011 garage sale may be overshadowed by 2015's costume sale.

Jazz Day could be lost

The annual Jazz Day fundraiser has raised more than $200,000 in total for community groups over the past eight years.

12:25 PM  Piako could lose one of its biggest community fundraisers if volunteer organisers don't step up.

Family return safely

Waikato father and his three kids spent cold, dark night in the bush after they got lost.

Trapped by storm's rising waters

An elderly man was trapped in his car today as heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the North Island.

Tangata Whenua book launch

Two NZ authors visit Hamilton to talk about new perspectives on Māori history.

Boaties spend night in mud

Couple forced to sleep in dinghy after running into trouble on Coromandel Peninsula.

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Rail trail extension called for

Shaun O'Neill

11:32 AM  Extending the Hauraki Rail Trail from Te Aroha to Matamata needs to happen, and needs to happen now.

Rain washes out bridge to bridge

Heavy rain overnight has forced the cancellation of the Raglan Bridge to Bridge swim.

Leadership programme launched

Open day on expressway


Park International Country Club for sale

Up for sale, Park International Country Club.

A Hamilton golf course has closed and is on the market for $3.2 million.

LIC partners with Lely Group

The Livestock Improvement Corporation has added another partnership to its list this year as its pushes ahead with its growth strategy.

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Waipa's housing boom

The house construction business is booming in Waipa.


Park International Country Club for sale

Up for sale, Park International Country Club.

A Hamilton golf course has closed and is on the market for $3.2 million.

Hamilton MMA fighter Jarrett off to Las Vegas

Frank 'The Tank' Jarrett is no old school fighter

Jordan Taufua of the Crusaders is tackled by Liam Messam of the Chiefs during the round 10 Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Chiefs at AMI Stadium.

Chiefs crack rare double video

The Chiefs have broken through with a home-and-away clean sweep against the Crusaders thanks to a 26-9 away Super Rugby victory.


Paul Henry, feminism and disagreeing with Dr Jackie Blue

TV3's Paul Henry pictured on the set of the new breakfast show.

OPINION: Yep, this young female agrees with Paul Henry. Modern feminism isn't helping anyone.

It's OK if Hamilton's CBD dies

OPINION: Hamilton's downtown has become a scary place and only a bold vision will fix it.

Lessons not learnt at Henry Bennett

OPINION: Nicholas Stevens was not the first person let down by staff at the Henry Bennett Centre.

Life & Style

Romance a reporter video

Reporter Kirsty Lawrence decided it was time to spice up her life, so with the help of MoreFM Taupo she was sent on a series of dates.

Health apps may misdiagnose

An increase in smartphone health apps is worrying health professionals.

Knowing how to swim is important in Raglan and this weekend's bridge to bridge aims to highlight that.

Top five things to do this weekend

Are you willing to brave the cold snap in search of weekend activities? Look no further - here are this weekend's top five picks.

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