Juliet and Amanda Shallard take in a larger-than-life sculpture of
their grandfather and great grandfather at Te Papa's Gallipoli: The
Scale of Our War exhibition. Lieutenant Spencer Westmacott was injured
in the charge. After the war he eventually came back to Te Kuiti.
Photo: Libby Wilson/Fairfax NZ

'Most glorious day of my life'

Lieutenant Spencer Westmacott led his platoon into Gallipoli and it cost him his arm.

Car, keys, no driver

NZ fire engine

7:58 AM  Emergency services responding to Waihi car crash found the car with the keys in the ignition, but no driver.

Committed to saving lives

11 min ago  Life long blood donor Raewyn Thompson will rack up her 80th donation in Taupo this week. 

Container crash closes road

8:53 AM  Occupants of two cars hit by a shipping container that came off a truck have escaped with only minor injuries.

Deluge tops rainfall average

Torrential rainfall in the Waikato kept emergency services busy as 100mm of rain fell.

The tale of the final five

He was among the last soldiers to withdraw from Gallipoli and came close to being left behind.

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Racing award for service

Dave d'Abo

18 min ago  Dave d'Abo took a bit of convincing that he had received a top award from New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing.

Three injured in car crash

A person remains trapped amid the wreckage of a vehicle collision in the Waikato.

Grateful for education opportunities

WWI artist's work on display


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.


Classcoroc brings tear to eye of trainer's dad

Cambridge mare Classcoroc, ridden by Alysha Collett, wins the 2015 Hawke's Bay Gold Cup at Hastings.

Graeme Hughes celebrated his biggest win as a trainer when Cambridge's Classcoroc defied the odds to take out the Hawke's Bay Gold Cup.

Cruden injury threatens World Cup plans

Aaron Cruden’s rugby year could be over as knee injury suffered against Crusaders suspected to be serious.

Pondarosa Miss (nearest camera) edges ahead in a thrilling finish to the $200,000 Manco Easter Handicap at Ellerslie on Saturday with runner-up Vespa (centre) and Kawi storming home on the inside of the track.

Battler breaks through on Ponderosa Miss

Battling Te Awamutu jockey Daniel Hain stepped into a new world when he achieved the ultimate goal at Ellerslie on Saturday


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.

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WWI artist's work on display

WWI artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones, who taught and died in Hamilton.

Sapper Horace Moore-Jones is regarded as one of NZ's most influential wartime artists.

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.

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.

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