Raymond Bedford's family, daughter Judy Fleming, left, great grandson Josh Fleming, granddaughter Kathy Fleming and ...

Thieves target soldiers' graves

6:56 AM  More than a dozen plaques have been targeted for scrap.

Cyclist versus car

The crash happened around 5pm.

A cyclist is in a critical condition, following a crash in Morrinsville.

Unrepentant over period drama

Columnist says make your own sanitary items, internet says get real.

Celebs in karst-studded landscape

7:37 AM  TV presenters Samantha Hayes and Mike 'action man' McRoberts prepare for stunning Waitomo trail run.

PM sings our praises

Prime Minister Bill English summed region up in three words - green, wealthy and connected.

Saving lives at 88 video

After 38 years on the beach, most people just call him granddad.

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Concern for missing man

Mark Stewart's last known location was in Paeroa at 5.30pm on Tuesday, April 25.

Mark Stewart was last seen in Paeroa on Anzac Day, now his family have concerns for his safety.

Man flown to hospital

A 17-year-old man has tripped and fallen through a window.

Pets maybe ousted from car

Boaties without lifejackets rescued


Rotorua's $10 million man

Mark Wilson grew up in Rotorua, studied at Waikato University and runs a billion dollar finance company.

How a kid from a small NZ city came to lead a 300-year-old insurance giant in Europe's finance capital.

Large scale events boosting Taupo economy

Sporting events like the IronMan are big business in Taupo.

Hosting large scale events has boosted Taupo's economy to the tune of $32.7 million over the last twelve months. 

Economics research proves a winner

Former Cambridge High School student Dr Leo Krippner has won a prestigious international economics award.

Reserve Bank senior adviser has won an international economics award.

Fast-food workers walk video

KFC staff calling for fairness outside of KFC in Evans St, TImaru.

Burgers and flat whites off the menu as KFC, Pizza Hutt, Carl's Jr and Starbucks hit by strikes.

Fizz goes out of L&P plant

160113 Peter Meecham Fairfax Media. 
Ben Tameifuna, left, and Bundee Aki cycle past the iconic L&P bottle in Paeroa ...

Paeroa factory's bottling days are behind it, but the pipes that once carried the famous water remain.


Chiefs deliver Lowe blow

Winger James Lowe has often been one of the Chiefs' best but has been relegated to the bench against the Sunwolves due ...

So often one of their stars, James Lowe has been identified as underperforming for the Chiefs, so will come from the bench against the Sunwolves.

Cup draw hands teams glamour ties

West Hamilton United will play northern leaguers Franklin United in round one of the Chatham Cup.

Four WaiBop Premiership teams will find themselves up against northern league opposition in round one of the Chatham Cup.

Two Travis chances for Marsh

Thee Auld Floozie and stablemate Sofa Rosa give Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh a strong Travis Stakes hand.

Marsh says Travis chances too close to call.

Jockeys given all clear

Zy Nor Azman was released from hospital after he was cleared of serious injury.

Jockeys escape serious injury after nasty race fall.

Leitch to join Sunwolves pack

Michael Leitch will swap Chiefs colours for those of the Sunwolves in the 2019 Super Rugby season.

Japan international and Chiefs loose forward Michael Leitch set for switch to Sunwolves in 2019.


Time of the month

'Mum kept me home' – Kiwi girls missing school because they can't afford sanitary products

OPINION: Any man who claims he has not suffered from the effects of the female menstrual cycle is either genuinely celibate or has not been married long enough, Tom O'Connor writes.

Debrief likely on flood protection

Paddocks were underwater after the Piako River breached its banks.

OPINION: Financial impact of weather event yet to be felt.

Truth not dead

Euphrasie House has been demolished, despite efforts to save it.

OPINION: Honesty, transparency and fairness are paramount when it comes to matters that strike at the heart of democracy and public confidence, Peter Dornauf writes.

Long way home

Hamilton is expanding and you only need to try to take a quick trip across town to realise the city’s roads aren't coping.

OPINION: Hamilton is expanding, stretching and you only need to try to take a quick trip across town to realise the city’s roads are not coping, writes Max Christoffersen.

Culture debate

Culture is a complicating factor when looking at immigration.

OPINION: When immigrants are no threat to our own jobs, we don't have a problem with them, writes Narelle Henson.

Life & Style

Meg Daly's Waikato highlights

Meg Daly hopes to take a back seat at Celtic Kitchen soon, handing the reins to her daughter to spend more time in the ...

Moving from conservative Ireland 30 years ago, Celtic Kitchen's Meg Daly loves Hamilton and wouldn't live anywhere else.

The best butter chicken in Hamilton

The tandoori prawns served on a hot plate.

If you're looking for the best butter chicken spot, this is your place.

Silence offered as respect for fallen soldiers

People march as part of the Te Aroha, Anzac Day Dawn Parade.

Waikato students reflect on Anzac Day commemorations.

History has taught us nothing

More than 1000 people arrived at the Cambridge Town Hall at 6am for the Anzac Day Dawn Service.

Reverend delivers sobering dawn service message as politicians rattle their sabres.

Ka Mate haka relived on Anzac Day

Les Raddeker lays a wreath at the Morrinsville Anzac Day service, on behalf of the NZ Navy.

Morrinsville people turn out to pay tribute to those who died in major conflicts.

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