Heart and sole for Cambodia

Hundreds get behind Shoeless Day

Hundreds of Kiwis will step out with bare feet on Friday for the first ever Shoeless Day.
Katie Boom

Top award for cop

Deane O'Connor Cop who dived into river to pull a man to safety after crash honoured with highest award.

Gunshots and shouting

Neighbours woken by shooting and dogs barking when police call-out escalated. | 'Arm all cops'

Guards ration chocolate milk

The shelves are empty and the tempers are frayed as demand for the "must have" drink froths over.

Fatal collision between bus and car

One man is dead and another injured after a mobile library bus and a car crashed in Tauranga

Missing man found near gully

A 59-year-old man missing in the Coromandel Ranges since Monday has been found.

Editorial | Action slow on silly rules

CABINET MINISTER: Paula Bennett. Local Government Minister Paula Bennett has kicked along an initiative announced in July.

Scholars graduate at Uni Marae

Haka thundered and songs rang out as university graduates walked arm-in-arm with their families to receive their awards after years of study.

Troubled school seeks new principal

Honorary PhD for Sir Dryden

Duke St and Empire St in central Cambridge

Upgrade means months of disruption

Outdated water pipes are to be removed from under Cambridge's shopping precinct.

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

	 Sir Dryden Spring

Honorary PhD for Sir Dryden

Sir Dryden Spring will collect the letters PhD handed an honorary doctorate by the University of Waikato.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Knights sign big-hitter Birt

Travis Birt Australian Travis Birt to wear pink this summer, bringing his brand of top-order explosive hitting to the Knights.

Bad draw for Kiwis

The Kiwis will have to overcome difficult barrier draws to feature at Moonee Valley this weekend.

Talented teen cracks squad

Tauranga duo signed

Robbie Fruean

Fruean linked with Crusaders

With Robbie Fruean squeezed out of the Chiefs side, rumours of a return to Addington are gaining traction.

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.

Edge added to ute battle

Toyota Hilux Edge 2WD ute Toyota prepares to fend off the Ford Ranger challenge in this year's ute sales battle with new value-added weapons called Edge.

VW's big small car

It has the looks of a little SUV but there's no way anyone with any brains would go cross country driving in this VW.

Holden lovers gather

Stockcars gearing up

Jarred Webber's customised Toyota Hilux

Pump and dump

Low and slow is not about tough terrain for his Toyota Hilux.

Life & Style
People  |  Fashion  |  Arts  |  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.

Ashamed for Miley stripper quip

Ed Sheeran is ashamed of slamming Miley Cyrus at the Grammy Awards.

Octagon of Solace in Dunedin

Villains can't nail down James Bond, but two Dunedin teens have managed to get the job done.

Cumberbatch is playing dragon

Lorde teams up with Kanye

GoT's Sand Snakes too racy?

The prospect of fake armoured nipples, worn by Keisha Castle-Hughes, has the internet standing to attention.

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Elton John and his band will take to the stage on November 21, 2015 at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

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