Heavy, persistent rain has caused flooding and commuter chaos across the upper North Island.
12 min ago A man murdered in a public toilet had spent time in prison for sexually abusing boys.
5:31 PM Police are working with Bay of Plenty college students and their families.
A man drove at 191kmh on the Waikato expressway while almost four times the legal alcohol limit.
Another iwi is prepared to fight in the High Court for their rights in Auckland.
Man assaulted by intruders who broke into home in Matamata.
17 min ago It was a wet but colourful welcome as Kiwi Regional Airlines' first passenger aircraft touched down in Hamilton.
5:22 PM It started out with a notepad and an 11 year-old girl. Now Selina McIntyre calls herself the dog whisperer.
It was a wet but colourful welcome as Kiwi Regional Airlines' first passenger aircraft touched down in Hamilton.
It started out with a notepad and an 11 year-old girl. Now Selina McIntyre calls herself the dog whisperer.
The world of work is changing, but are our laws keeping up?
A brand new swimming pool in Hamilton's city centre is officially open for business.
A recent $5.25m sale price for a large Waikato rural property seen as continued resilience in the dairy sector.
Trackwork from a wet and windy Auckland-Waikato region on Tuesday.
Parience key as Roger James takes time to hit new season straps.
After a horror run of injuries, James Tucker is now making his chance with Waikato
Partner In Time returns to racetrack at Te Awamutu.
Frustrated Counties Manukau coach Tana Umaga says his side's short turnaround between matches has left him with little opportunity to make improvements on the training field.
OPINION: The economic crisis that few New Zealand politicians want to admit is looming could eventually force a refocussing of our trade negotiations offshore and our farms at home.
OPINION: Loving, irritating families are one of life's greatest gifts.
OPINION: By now, we have all heard Auckland house prices are rising to record highs and there seems to be insatiable demand which is fuelling further increases.
OPINION: Assessing your own historic legacy is a humbling business.
OPINION: Founders Theatre is worth every cent Hamilton ratepayers spend on it.
A flag associated with Maori sovereignty flew briefly in Hamilton's main street.
Crafting good for the soul.
Travel is full of heart-stopping moments, not all of which are about ogling scenic wonders.
Guide biscuits gifted to Cambridge Foodbank
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