Hamilton deputy mayor Gordon Chesterman and council's city planning policy team leader Alice Morris said the council's draft heritage plan provided a long-term strategy to preserving Hamilton's built heritage.

Proposal to help heritage owners

Heritage buildings under threat of demolition in Hamilton could be bought by the city council under a proposed new plan.

Bloody end to night out

After being attacked while walking home after a night out at the clubs Patrick Glynn is warning others to be careful out there and organise a plan with friends to get everyone home safely. Photo: LUKE KIRKEBY

Being attacked and left unconscious after a night out has given a Taupo man a wake up call.

Man abused as teen speaks out video

14 min ago  It has taken over 30 years for his predator to be brought to justice. Now he wants to help others.

We need more trees video

Around 1600 schoolchildren planted native trees at Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.

Toy nostalgia creates business idea

Struggling to find homemade toys for her kids, Angela Peckham started a business.

The party's over

The party is over for Hamilton Party Hire as they go into liquidation.

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Helicopter called today

Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter.

15 min ago  Emergency services

Measles scare at SkyCity hotel

6:12 PM  A case of measles identified in Manawatu has been traced back to Auckland's SkyCity hotel and there are fears other guests may have been infected.

Stage set for Fifa U-20 tournament

Police investigate Waikato trust's finances


Honda NZ threatening legal action over 2 Cheap Cars Ad

2 Cheap Cars' Honda Jazz advertisements are the subject of a legal threat by Honda New Zealand.

Honda NZ is rolling up its sleeves for a legal scrap with a second-hand car retailer - all over three letters of the alphabet.

Petrol "watchdog" keeps an eye on Hamilton

A group which has morphed into a fuel price "watchdog" for Hamilton city may have some hints as you head away for the long weekend.

Daniel Vettori has been awarded the honorary title of Ambassador of Hamilton.

Vettori awarded honorary city title

Hamilton's own king of spin, Daniel Vettori, is to become an honorary Hamilton ambassador.


Starlet Lopes ready to shine for Portugal

Marcos Lopes, of Manchester City, will be Portugal's main threat on attack during the Fifa U-20 World Cup.

One of world football's leading starlets is ready to dazzle at Hamilton's Waikato Stadium on Sunday.

Qatar in top shape for Colombia

Qatar can boast one of the best build-ups to the Fifa U-20 World Cup, but making the most of it will be another thing.

Flag bearers from schools across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty practice ahead of the Fifa U-20 World Cup games, which start in Hamilton on Sunday.

Stage set for Fifa U-20 tournament

Flags are at the ready and ticket punchers are on standby at Waikato Stadium.


Closed council meetings rarely a good idea


OPINION: In a vacuum of reliable information, rumour, innuendo and suspicion grow like mushrooms in a dark, warm place.

Cambridge lawyer's nonconformist life cut short

When Matt Hanna was in the room, he was a notable presence nobody could neglect.

The new New Zealander - Massey University's new advertisement.

Massey Uni's strange new advert

OPINION: She came to me as if in a dream. She was beckoning and calling to me like a pixie vixen, tempting me to move away from the House of Waikato.

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South Africans to sing at gospel festival

Gospel group Manne wat Glo – or Men who Believe – will perform in Afrikaans in Hamilton next month.

Four South African Gospel singers are set to perform in Hamilton next month.

Top five things to do this weekend

What's on over the long weekend? Check out this week's top picks.

Hannah Stechman and Connor Hamilton are two weeks away from having a place (the pad behind them) to call their own.

First home: 'Start small' video

They're in their early 20s. She's a hairdresser, he's a builder, and they're weeks away from owning their first home.

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