Farmers know the hotspots and want support to clean them up

Healthy Rivers amendment call

Worked-up farmers petition regional council over plan to clean up region's waterways.

Duck poo problem

A plan on how to manage Lake Rotoroa and the domain around it attracted just under 200 submissions. Water quality was a ...

We want Lake Rotoroa to be safe to swim in, community tells council. Experts point finger at the ducks.

Fish kill costs $39,000

Chemwash Hamilton Ltd killed numerous eels and banded kokopu.

Brakes on tyre kingpin video

Alvin Cobb has been ordered by the Waikato Regional Council to stop collecting tyres.

Classic car up in flames

For over 30 years, the Rolls-Royce travelled around the world.

Rape trial winding up

Jury in cricketer rape trial will probably go out tomorrow. 

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Spikes used to end police pursuit

A man has been arrested and will face charges in relation to reckless driving and failure to stop.

Man arrested and facing charges in relation to reckless driving and failure to stop.

Revived kayaker grateful to be alive

Rescued kayaker Ryan Lucas thanks his fellow kayaker who helped him out of the water when Lucas blacked out during a 25-metre plunge.

Business summit on growth

Clarity rules in night of classic opera

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Healthy Rivers amendment call

Farmers know the hotspots and want support to clean them up

Worked-up farmers petition regional council over plan to clean up the region's waterways.

Business summit on growth

Mayor Andrew King said transport issues were the "big elephant in the room" for Hamilton.

The business community has been chastised by city officials for failing to contribute to growth discussions.

Fish kill costs firm $39,000

A culvert pouring toxic chemicals into the small waterway in Paeroa.

Chemwash Hamilton Ltd released toxic chemicals into the Paeroa stormwater system, killing eels and banded kokopu.

Tyre kingpin restricted video

Alvin Cobb has been ordered by the Waikato Regional Council to stop collecting tyres.

Alvin Cobb has been ordered by the Waikato Regional Council to stop collecting tyres.

Father's drowning death drives teen

"[Dad] would be really proud because I know that he wanted the best for us as his kids - he'd be over the moon," Matt ...

Thriving teenager says his dad understood the importance of education and would be proud of him.

sport

Coll eyeing ultimate challenge

Paul Coll, right, faces another big challenge when he takes to the court at the Windy City Open in Chicago this weekend.

After recently beating the world No 2, top Kiwi squash player Paul Coll will take on the world No 1 at the PSA World Series event in Chicago.

Grylls after Breeders repeat

Craig Grylls will wear the familiar O'Sullivan and Scott colours and be fancied for a repeat in Saturday's Matamata ...

Craig Grylls knows what it takes to win hometown feature for O'Sullivan and Scott.

Weight right for Turn Me Loose

Kerrin McEvoy rides the Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose in the Futurity at Caulfield.

Star Cambridge galloper Turn Me Loose out to turn tables at Caulfield.

Chiefs development squad named

Samisoni Taukei'aho, who will make his Super Rugby debut on Friday night, is part of the Chiefs' development squad named ...

A 41-man squad has been named for a couple of local derbies, and another trip to Hong Kong.

Paeroa mum takes on wrestling champs

Wrestler Sarah Hills and daughter Bianca, 9.

Paeroa woman heading for Oceania Wrestling champs in Tahiti.

opinion

'What would it be like to live in a car?'

Peter Humphreys.

Opinion: Children put to the test over reality of homeless people in the city.

Black Ferns fly rugby's flag

Selica Winiata of the Black Ferns runs in for a try during the international women's test match between the New Zealand ...

OPINION: Where once we exchanged jerseys with a gallant opponent at the end of a hard game, some players now exchange blows on the field and accusations of cheating and poor referees afterwards. Thank goodness for the Black Ferns, writes Tom O'Connor.

Beauty to behold

Colour of summer - a flowering gum in full resplendent bloom, the rival to any pohutukawa.

OPINION: Old trees and old classic buildings lend character, charm, dignity and beauty as well as a sense of the gravitas of history to a place, writes Peter Dornauf.

I've been hacked

Don't invite them in, be careful what you click on when you're online.

OPINION: Narelle Henson learns firsthand how easy it is to invite hackers into your home.

Arts on a roll

Fittingly, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is on the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival programme.

OPINION: There is much to look forward to as the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival kicks off, writes Richard Swainson.

Life & Style

Clarity rules in night of classic opera

Elaine Wogan, Clinton Fung and Pamela Wallace performed numbers from Madame Butterfly, La Boheme, and the Marriage of ...

The electric piano grates, but everything else was great, writes Sam Edwards.

Psychedelic Shakespeare is groovy fun

"If music be the food of love, play on," wrote William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night - and there is plenty of love for ...

This version of famous comedy is one you will really dig, writes Mike Mather.

Father's drowning death drives teen

"[Dad] would be really proud because I know that he wanted the best for us as his kids - he'd be over the moon," Matt ...

Thriving teenager says his dad understood the importance of education and would be proud of him.

Amanda Ratuki's Waikato highlights

Amanda Ratuki from The Village Farm Shop in Whatawhata, Waikato.

Trips to an orchard shop with her grandparents when she was a child, were Amanda Ratuki's inspiraton for her Whatawhata business, The Village Farm Shop.

Shakespeare gets a '70s update

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night was first performed in February, 1602.

One of The Bard's better-known comedies features in the ongoing Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival.

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Trust Waikato chairman Niwa Nuri and Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker discuss artist Dick Frizzell's work Pile of Stumps.

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