Ayako Imahashi releases Bihoro once maned, into the Southern Enclosure at Sanctuary Mountain.

Japanese name kiwi chick

12:45 PM  A kiwi chick named by delegates from Cambridge's sister city in Japan has been released into Maungatautari's Southern Enclosure.

Caught in quake gallery video

Bloodied monk

Waikato journalists were in Kathmandu when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck.

Bikies ruin Last Post video

A motorbike gang roared off from a dawn service during the Last Post.

Serious injuries in crash

1:28 PM  A serious crash near Otorohanga on Anzac Day has left a woman in a serious condition in Waikato Hospital

Tears flow at Anzac ceremony

Thousands gathered at Memorial Park to remember those who sacrificed their lives.

Follow up field day

12:48 PM  A field day focused on farm planning and environmental sustainability is planned for the wider Waipa River catchment in May.

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Record number of rural bachelors

2014 Rural Bachelor winner Jeff Peek gets a peck from rural TV presenter Jo Holley

15 min ago  Waikato hunts for the best Rural Bachelor.

100 sets of hooves for centenary

"They weren't supposed to be shooting the animals, but mum said they shouldn't really have been shooting each other either."

Packed Anzac Day programme in Morrinsville ends with dusk service

Taupo Anzac Day attracts thousands


Hobby beekeeping takes off video

New bee-keeper Jenny O'Donnell holds out an under-construction honeycomb.

The humble honey bee is proving a popular pastime as hive numbers sky rocket.

A hero for video stores?

Video stores are a dying breed. But one man is leading a rebellion.

A 8.6ha animal safari on Taihoa North Rd, 5km east of Matamata is for sale.

Matamata animal safari for sale

An African-style savannah home to a collection of exotic animals in the heart of Middle Earth is up for auction.


Old Boys edge Fraser-Tech

Black Sticks Ella Gunson in action in the Festival of Hockey, Womens Black Sticks v Japan, Unison Sports Park, Hastings, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Photo: Kerry Marshall / photosport.co.nz

13 min ago  Hamilton Old Boys secured the┬áRae-Martin Shield on Saturday with a tight 3-2 victory over Fraser-Tech in the Waikato premier hockey competition.

Force is with Chiefs in Hamilton, but only just video

Chiefs get bonus-point 35-27 victory but 14-man Western Force show mettle in Hamilton.

Melville United's Josh Billman, left, gets to grips with Hamilton Wanderers striker Federico Marquez.

Gulf in class glaring between rivals

The gulf in the scoreline isn't glaringly obviously, but the gap in the table can adroitly sum up Hamilton Wanderers' 3-0 win over Melville United.


Honouring our Anzacs

ANZAC crosses celebrate the lives given by New Zealand soldiers through the ages.

OPINION: War is meaningless. Until your freedom, or life, is placed under threat.

Musical pedant sings the blues

OPINION: It's a tough old life, Waikato Times columnist Max Christoffersen finds.

Waikato District Health Board Chairman Bob Simcock.

Other inquiries delayed

OPINION: The recent death of Nicky Stevens while in the care of the Waikato District Health Board has understandably caused his family a great deal of pain.

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Bowling the last bowl

Vice president Bill Fullerton, right, and green keeper Richard Death are saying goodbye to their bowling club.

They've met rain or shine and through a war, but come May the Ohaupo Bowling Club will be no more.

Mike King brings humour to hard topic

Former comedian discusses lifelong battle with depression but still manages to keep the crowd in stitches.

Hundreds of Hamilton residents are expected to attend's this year's Anzac Day Dawn Service at Memorial Park.

Top five things to do this weekend

Anzac Day commemorations, rugby and a harvest festival. Here are this week's top five.

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