Juliet and Amanda Shallard take in a larger-than-life sculpture of
their grandfather and great grandfather at Te Papa's Gallipoli: The
Scale of Our War exhibition. Lieutenant Spencer Westmacott was injured
in the charge. After the war he eventually came back to Te Kuiti.
Photo: Libby Wilson/Fairfax NZ

'Most glorious day of my life'

Lieutenant Spencer Westmacott led his platoon into Gallipoli and it cost him his arm.

The tale of the final five

Cliff Haysom, a corporal during the Gallipoli campaign, was eventually promoted to the rank of sergeant.

He was among the last soldiers to withdraw from Gallipoli and came close to being left behind.

Deluge tops rainfall average

Torrential rainfall in the Waikato kept emergency services busy as 100mm of rain fell.

WWI artist's work on display

Sapper Horace Moore-Jones is regarded as one of NZ's most influential wartime artists.

Three injured in car crash

A person remains trapped amid the wreckage of a vehicle collision in the Waikato.

Grateful for education opportunities

An Associate Professor at the University of Waikato is appreciative of opportunities available in NZ.

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News

Hamilton paying for the cold

Lee Forsman, Sales Manager at Captain Compost has noticed the increase of firewood in the Waikato after the cold snap

Firewood is becoming scarce in Hamilton and electricity use has increased after the cold snap.

Three injured, one trapped in serious crash

Three people were injured in a three car crash in the Waikato region.

Boaties spend night in mud

Memorial garden to be unveiled

Business

Park International Country Club for sale

Up for sale, Park International Country Club.

A Hamilton golf course has closed and is on the market for $3.2 million.

LIC partners with Lely Group

The Livestock Improvement Corporation has added another partnership to its list this year as its pushes ahead with its growth strategy.

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Waipa's housing boom

The house construction business is booming in Waipa.

Sport

Classcoroc brings tear to eye of trainer's dad

Cambridge mare Classcoroc, ridden by Alysha Collett, wins the 2015 Hawke's Bay Gold Cup at Hastings.

Graeme Hughes celebrated his biggest win as a trainer when Cambridge's Classcoroc defied the odds to take out the Hawke's Bay Gold Cup.

Fifa U-20 World Cup is next up

Sport Waikato boss Matthew Cooper looks at the impact the Fifa Under-20 World Cup will make in our back yard.

Pondarosa Miss (nearest camera) edges ahead in a thrilling finish to the $200,000 Manco Easter Handicap at Ellerslie on Saturday with runner-up Vespa (centre) and Kawi storming home on the inside of the track.

Battler breaks through on Ponderosa Miss

Battling Te Awamutu jockey Daniel Hain stepped into a new world when he achieved the ultimate goal at Ellerslie on Saturday

Opinion

Paul Henry, feminism and disagreeing with Dr Jackie Blue

TV3's Paul Henry pictured on the set of the new breakfast show.

OPINION: Yep, this young female agrees with Paul Henry. Modern feminism isn't helping anyone.

It's OK if Hamilton's CBD dies

OPINION: Hamilton's downtown has become a scary place and only a bold vision will fix it.

Lessons not learnt at Henry Bennett

OPINION: Nicholas Stevens was not the first person let down by staff at the Henry Bennett Centre.

Life & Style

Romance a reporter video

Reporter Kirsty Lawrence decided it was time to spice up her life, so with the help of MoreFM Taupo she was sent on a series of dates.

Health apps may misdiagnose

An increase in smartphone health apps is worrying health professionals.

Knowing how to swim is important in Raglan and this weekend's bridge to bridge aims to highlight that.

Top five things to do this weekend

Are you willing to brave the cold snap in search of weekend activities? Look no further - here are this weekend's top five picks.

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