Last hurrah for press gang

The Times to be printed in Auckland

It was the end of an era at the Waikato Times last night, with the paper rolling through the old Te Rapa printing press for the very last time.
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Dear Hamilton...

In honour of the city’s 150th birthday, the Waikato Times asked famous sons and daughters to write a letter.

Pair's perfect timing saves skier

	 Ivan Molina-Trigueros Two men praised as 'Kiwi-style' heroes after saving a man who fell down a slope on Turoa.

Brake failure fatal for truck driver

The death of a Waikato truck driver could have been avoided, inquest reveals.

Conservationists gain $500k

Five major Waikato conservation groups are collectively half a million dollars healthier thanks Doc grant.

Agent's conduct 'unsatisfactory'

A real estate disciplinary tribunal has released its finding on a controversial Tamahere house deal.

Completed expressway a priority

Auckland traffic A proposal by the Greens to funnel billions of dollars into fixing Auckland's traffic woes could hinder Hamilton's economic growth.

Cold case closed

The file on Hamilton man Graeme Timlin missing since 1965 has now been officially closed.

First-time voters not to be overlooked

I remember when...

Willem Gronendijk, 6, is one of many St Peter’s Catholic Primary School pupils to wear   shades

Shades so cool for school

A Cambridge primary school has put optional sunglasses on the uniform list.

You get precisely what you aim for

House, real estate, sold, mortgage, property market There's a well-known adage in life that is meant to guide us toward meaningful success.

Hog's Breath, Wiltshire Roast building for sale

A large property is on the market in Hamilton's busy hospitality precinct.

New owners for historic hotel

Engineering business moves into sales

	 Lake Karapiro

Tourism a boon to Waikato

Recently released statistics have highlighted the value of tourism to the Waikato, and Waipa in particular.

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Swampfoxes, South Canty win

Thames Valley Thames Valley cling to victory in the North Island while South Canterbury make it two from two.

The long road to Taupo

The number 206 is important. That is the number of training kilometres last week that I rode in preparation for my race.

Two rowing golds

'A despicable, dirty trick'

Joe Webber

Mooloo men win in the wet

Waikato's national provincial premiership campaign is back on track after a gutsy win over North Harbour.

Freedom has its limits

tdn cave strap The bylaws regulating freedom camping in the Thames-Coromandel District had been confusing, Motor Caravan Association lawyer Mai Chen said after a High Court judge this week ruled on their legality.

Tough work to take heartland seats

Waikato University senior lecturer in political science Dr Alan Simpson examines the local electorates.

When privacy goes flying out the window

PM's nice-guy image gone forever

key cunliffe

Digesting the debate

The first leaders' debate didn't result in a knockout but Labour's David Cunliffe generally has been credited with winning on points against a curiously lacklustre prime minister.

Discovery Sport leaked as model

Discovery Sport models: They've given Land Rover's game away. The new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport - which has no relationship with any existing Discovery - has been leaked in model form.

Make a plan, start the van

There are a few things you should consider before heading off on a campervan holiday.

Stroked and stoked

Mazda's little big car

Feeding a need for speed

Brenda Ward sees the Pisa Ranges whiz by in a blur of flying snow while mountain range driving near Cardrona.

Life & Style
People  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  Arts

Retreat a 'safe harbour'

Bryant Retreat A guest at the Bryant Retreat for Women once said that it was like going home to nana's. She was pretty much bang on.

Vintage reads: The Name of the Rose

Kylie Thomson of Hamilton City Libraries finds a great novel from not that long ago.

Hot Air filmmaker to speak

Love letters to Hamilton

Mavis & Co Made To Order

New Mavis has things in order

Denise Irvine likes what they're doing at the new Mavis in Hamilton's CBD.

An author's life in music

Tracy Farr Wellington-based writer Tracy Farr loved records in the 70s but gave up writing songs for fiction.

Timing of nuptials no accident

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could not have found a better time to get married - and it's all because of the NFL.

Broods at top of charts

Hammocks and tarantulas

Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver's acting come-back

Actress Jacki Weaver talks about moving from crime family matriarch to working on Woody Allen's latest.

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