06052015 News Photo: Robert Steven/Fairfax NZ. The first showing of The Ground We Won documentary about the Reporoa mens rugby team screened to a sold-out audience of 160.

Reporoa lights up big screen video

The Ground We Won is putting Reporoa on the silver screen - and raising funds for Broadlands School.

Truck, cars collide

A white sedan was left mangled after a crash in the Waikato.

Three-vehicle crash leaves one person seriously injured.

Housing instability risk

1:37 PM  Multiple families packed into one house and people living in cars are among the issues facing Waikato Salvation Army workers.

Three hours, 1177 burpees

Childhood asthma sufferer Roimata Kenny trained for two months to burpee around Hamilton Lake.

Tot remains critical

A 16-month-old girl in 'critical condition' after being hit by a small truck in her driveway.

Waikato on weather watch

Batten down the hatches - a severe weather watch has been issued for the Waikato.

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Paengaroa crash claims Nepalese man

Crash near Knobs Flat

4 min ago  Nepalese man from Rotorua dies in hospital after head-on crash.

Comedy Convoy rolling into Taupo

Comedian will pile into town next Wednesday as part of the 2 Degrees Comedy Convoy.

Sporting attitude needs improvement

Submissions and petition save Taupo Rock Wall


Holy $20,000 cow

Cow number 209 sold for a whopping $20,000 at a recent dispersal sale in the Waikato.

Cow number 209 is no ordinary cow.

Dairy prices hit five-year low

Prices have continued to fall at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

30/04/15 - Hauraki Herald - Future Force Action Network launch evening at Toyota Operations in Thames

FutureForce Action Network is go

Close to 150 employers, educators, youth engagement agencies and other interested parties from around the Coromandel were represented at the launch of FAN.


Youth tackles experience in Nugget

Dwarne Farley, seen here during last year's race, is out to defend his title at the Nugget Multisport Festival on Saturday.

Defending champ has teenager to contend with.

Team effort for solo win

The selfless act of a school mate has allowed Louie Vanner to win the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Secondary School Mountain Biking Championships.

IOC boss Thomas Bach (right) tries out a rowing machine with Eric Murray during his visit to the Rowing New Zealand Team workout at Lake Karapiro.

IOC president Bach visits Waikato

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has visited the high performance sporting facilities at Lake Karapiro and the Avantidrome.


The language of the future

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OPINION: ​Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been learning a new language.

Bali Nine, mercy and the drug trade

OPINION: Justice is a harsh thing sometimes. Never is it harsher than when crime meets the ultimate punishment, as it did this week in Indonesia.

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Opening day of duck shooting season at Fish & Game pond in Pokeno.

In defence of duck-shooting

OPINION: Over the past weekend, an estimated 40,000 people were out in the swamps and wetlands for the opening of the duck-shooting season and I was one of them.

Life & Style

Top songstresses have Waikato dates

Mel Parsons is coming to the Waikato on her New Zealand tour of her new album Drylands.

Two of New Zealand's best singer-songwriters are on their way to the Waikato.

The transition into motherhood

South Waikato News journalist will soon take on motherhood and in the process has found a greater appreciation for her own Mum.

Waikato Mini X Champs will be held in Tokoroa on May 31.

What's On in May

An array of events will be held in the South Waikato over May.

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