Husband and wife Ben and Jess Ruthe are hoping to win the upcoming Rotorua marathon.

Couple in the running to win

Jess and Ben want to be the first couple to win one of NZ's most prestigious marathons.

Jazz Day could be lost

The annual Jazz Day fundraiser has raised more than $200,000 in total for community groups over the past eight years.

Piako could lose the big community fundraiser if volunteers don't step up.

Taniwharau remain unbeaten

Defending champions make it back to back wins to start the season.

Leadership programme launched

A new programme aims to build future Waikato leaders from all walks of life.

Family return safely

Waikato father and his three kids spent cold, dark night in the bush after they got lost.

Costume sale may cause chaos

Hamilton Operatic's 2011 garage sale may be overshadowed by 2015's costume sale.

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News

Memorial garden to be unveiled

2:54 PM  Nearly 10 years of effort by former Hamilton City Councillor Peter Bos will reach fruition on April 24 with the official unveiling of the Ieper (Ypres) Memorial Garden.

Rail trail extension called for

Extending the Hauraki Rail Trail from Te Aroha to Matamata needs to happen, and needs to happen now.

Trapped by storm's rising waters

Boaties spend night in mud

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

Wanderers keep Northern Region lead

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19 min ago  Hamilton Wanderers fought back from a goal down to defeat Onehunga Sports 2-1 in Auckland on Saturday, retaining their lead atop the Northern Regional premier league.

Classcoroc wins against odds

2:58 PM  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.

Pondarosa Miss (nearest camera) in a thrilling finish to the Manco Easter Handicap with runner-up Vespa (centre) and Kawi storming home on the inside.

Battler breaks through on Ponderosa Miss

3:13 PM  Battling Te Awamutu jockey Daniel Hain stepped into a new world when he achieved the ultimate goal at Ellerslie last 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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