Reptile reunited with owner

TV show host stumped by water dragon's escape

A water dragon found wandering in the Waikato has been reunited with its owner.

Trophy liberated

King Country Trophy A King Country trophy at the centre of a hostage situation has been rescued.

Gunman stable after shoot-out

Life returns to normal in Kerepehi as the man shot by police remains in a stable condition in hospital.

New lease of life for iconic hotel

Sixty years of majestic beauty and history is being revived in the Putaruru Hotel - carpet, wallpaper and all.

Man arrested in whitebait 'feud'

Simmering dispute over whitebaiting territory believed to be at heart of violent clash.

The original kiwi dad

A male kiwi snapped frolicking in an unusual display of affection has experts scratching their heads.

Drama moves offstage

	 riverlea theatre Riverlea Theatre management is rallying forces in a bid to ensure the venue's survival.

Hospital car park cracking up

Waikato Hospital's main car parking building is in need of "major maintenance" to fix cracks.

Early-gestation calves huge boost

Editorial | Action slow on silly rules


Lego robots set pace

A clap of the hands and the Lego Mindstorms wheeled robots raced out of the starting gate on the way around a tiny racetrack - all in the name of education.

Girls' day out in Otorohanga

	 Kiwi Cafe Denise Irvine trawls Waikato's rural towns looking for places, and faces, that serve up a happy retail experience.

Expanding beyond the bread and butter

Installing wireless systems for a big company makes a base income, but Tag I.T Technologies keeps innovating to grow.

Former Kathmandu store under the hammer

Art deco office for auction in Te Aroha

Abigail Foote

LIC appoints new director

Co-op appoints independent director to the board of LIC at annual meeting.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Lower order do the business

Mitchell Santner Northern Districts sides have made a habit of getting the most out of their lower-order batsmen and so it goes on.

WaiBop re-sign young trio

WaiBop United have re-signed three players from last season's squad for their upcoming ASB Premiership football campaign.

Natzke heading for stardom

Deschabeel makes his mark

James Pamment

Knights' depth faces test

Without their Black Caps contingent, the pressure again goes on Northern District's depth of talent.

Mistaken diagnosis risk small

hands Narelle Henson says that the legalisation of medically assisted death is too risky because of the possibility of mistaken diagnosis.

A great big thank you

Last Thursday I had cause to use the less than user-friendly pay machine in the Pembroke Street Hospital car park.

Council making 'foolish decisions'

Supporting our elderly


Editorial | Government secrecy appals

Official advice to the Government on poverty was bound to raise hackles, once the documents were flushed into the open.

Take it easy plea

Traffic is backed up on the off ramp to the North Western Motorway in Auckland. Motorists are being urged to take it easy on the roads over Labour weekend, as thousands of New Zealanders hit the highways.

Holden hunts first owner

A nationwide search is under way for the very first Holden owner in New Zealand.

Record price for fake?

Electric-petrol Falcons clash

Red road stripes confuse Aucklanders.

Keep calm and drive on

Red stripes appear on Auckland's roads, alarming locals. But what are they for?

Life & Style
Fashion  |  Arts  |  People  |  Food

Vintage Reads: A Handful of Dust

Book stack Rachel Pope, owner of Browsers bookshop, visits an old friend.

Curtain's down on movies as an art form

Classic films no longer "live on" and the impact of current films is "ephemeral", like other forms of performance art.

Top five things to do this weekend

Retro a-go-go at the Atomic Market

	 Kiwi Cafe

Girls' day out in Otorohanga

Denise Irvine trawls Waikato's rural towns looking for places, and faces, that serve up a happy retail experience.

New Avengers trailer leaked

In proof there's no superpower quite as strong as technology, the trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron has been leaked.

Bloody Kiwi actors!

New Zealand actors are up there with the best and we should be massively proud of the talent in this country.

Billy Bob on that blood vial

From frock shop to knock shop

The Simpsons sued by 'mobster'

Hollywood is being entertained by an audacious lawsuit by a mobster-playing actor against the makers of The Simpsons.

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RTB Join more than 4,500 runners and walkers of all ages who are set to take part in the 70th Anniversary of the infamous Round the Bridges on Sunday November 16. With participants ranging from athletes to first-timers, super heroes to furry friends, everyone's doing it!

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