Retired Hamilton couple Bunty and Wilma Meyer intend to auction off their Dinsdale land, currently tenanted by Z Energy.

Dinsdale land sale after 47 years

4:31 PM  They were the cream of the crop in New Zealand's service station industry in the late eighties.

Body found in stream

Police have cordoned off an area in Fordlands, Rotorua, where a body was found in a stream.

3:59 PM  Police are investigating a body found in Rotorua stream.

Waikato's Taupiri Tavern for sale

After 12 years in the hands of Bob Gamble, one of Waikato's treasured watering holes is for sale.

Problem tyres hard to extinguish

4:01 PM  Kinloch fire officer says if tyres ignite they won't be able to fight it alone.

Tamahere crash victim named

3:55 PM  The victim of a fatal crash in Tamahere on Friday has been named.

IHC launches unique art exhibition

Pukekohe is currently home to a unique multimedia art exhibition that introduces viewers to the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.

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Walking on water ad a step too far

The new New Zealander ads from Massey University.

5:03 PM  A series of university ads that includes a woman walking on water has launched a debate on how universities sell themselves.

Bank of India opens Waikato branch

4:35 PM  The Bank of India's third New Zealand branch is set to open in Hamilton next month.

Waikato social services provider suspended

Hamilton CBD attack accused in court


Bank of India opens Waikato branch

Bro Corp Ltd co-owner Kevin Mark, outside the new Bank of India shop, Reid House, Hamilton.

4:35 PM  The Bank of India's third New Zealand branch is set to open in Hamilton next month.

Flexible retail spaces key to city centre

Hamilton landlords faced with the dilemma of empty buildings have slashed rental prices.

The problem is that "New Zealand is an easy place to do well".

Kiwi lifestyle holds us back

Our love of lifestyle comes at the cost of bigger pay packets.


Magic not about to ease up against Tactix

Casey Kopua looks to block Ameliaranne Wells of the Pulse.

4:37 PM  Their last-round match is effectively meaningless, but the Magic want to keep their high standards.

Nanai-Williams says concussions are scary

3:41 PM  Tim Nanai-Williams says the high number of concussions this season has been a wake-up call for him and his Chiefs team-mates.

Danielle Johnson reached a milestone of 500 career wins on the weekend, including a stakes win on Secret Spirit in the Graeme Thompson Jewellers Great Northern Foal Stakes.

500 wins and counting for Johnson

3:54 PM  Pukekohe jockey Danielle Johnson scored her 500th career win on the weekend at Ellerslie, on the course where she scored her first winner on The Sportsman in March 2007.


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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Top five things to do this weekend

Raglan surfer Jessica Santorik going vertical on her way to making the final of the Women's Division at the Rip Curl Pro in 2009.

Foodie heaven, family bike fun, surfing and football. Here are this week's top five picks.

Judges cast their eyes over Waikato homes

What makes an award-winning home stand out above the rest?

Cape Town's iconic backdrop Table Mountain is lit up with red lights

Travels in Africa

Danielle Heyns and Pietie Janse van Rensburg visit South Africa, where they’re both from, for the first time in years. Danielle shares their experiences.

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