Hero to the end

Les Munro stands by his decision

Dam Buster survivor Les Munro is sticking by his decision to sell his war medals.
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Council cops it

5:00am A Frankton hairdresser says heavy-handed bureaucrats are styming Hamilton's small business operators.

Whale Bay house to go ahead

5:00am A plan to build a once controversial home at one of Raglan's picturesque bays has turned into reality.

Residents say police deter crime

5:00am Waikato's rural policing bases are currently under review with fears that one station will lose officers.

PM calls on O-Week crowd

5:00am John Key only made it about 50 metres before the crowd swamped him.

Burning desire alleged in trial

5:00am When your neighbour's house has its seventh arson attack, it sticks in your mind.

Who owns mystery barge?

Sought: the owner of a large metal barge found unmanned and floating on the Waikato River.

Matamata crash victim named

The young man who died after two cars collided near Matamata has been named.

Lotto winner comes forward

Top talent to perform best of Beethoven

2015 - The Year of the Godwit

Keith Woodley is a man who knows a thing or two about one of the Miranda's most celebrated travellers.

Home builder liquidated

Concept Homes Tokoroa hits trouble owing more than $1 million to 70 businesses.

Rural function centre with own brewery ready for sale

Woodside Estate, a boutique function venue complete with its own cafe, restaurant and brewery has been placed on the market for sale.

Sand gives way to petrol station

Sports bar takeover opposition

Digging through Purple Patch

A new manager is breathing some life into well-known Hamilton store Purple Patch.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Chiefs lock Matt Symons has big call to make

Impressive second-rower weighing up whether to make himself available for ABs or country of his birth, England.

Small boat changes likely for NZ rowing team

Three high-priority boats will hold a vast amount of interest when Rowing NZ name its world champs team today.

Chiefs likely robbed of Retallick for three matches

India vs Ireland World Cup match a sellout

Chiefs teach the Crusaders a lesson

The Chiefs ran inĀ five tries to thump the Crusaders 40-16 at Waikato Stadium.

Should we pay lobbyists?

A thorough Government review of the extent of political lobbying with public funding is long overdue.

Peters always entertaining

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters disclosed on Waitangi Day he was considering running for the vacant Northland seat at the by-election on March 28.

Close funding loopholes

Online vileness is modern sport

Blunder will cost NZ

Helped by the Kiwi dollar's decline against the greenback, the US becoming a major export market.

Bentley's EXP 10 concept coupe

Bentley may add fifth model to its lineup - the EXP 10.

Lamborghini tweaks Aventador

Lamborghini is set to reveal an 'SV' spec version of its range-topping Aventador.

Lexus reveals Mini rival

Protecting the public?

Maybach unveils S600 Pullman

The limited-edition limo that will cost at least NZ$1 million in armored form.

Life & Style
People  |  Food  |  Arts  |  Fashion

Top talent to perform best of Beethoven

One of the Waikato's most accomplished musicians will play the best music by arguably the world's greatest composer.

Shedmen hankering for more room

Planning has started to relocate the Hamilton Men's Shed, with backers wanting to focus on providing learning opportunities for the city's retiring baby boomers.

Top five things to do this weekend

City needs to 'step up'

Musical craft a labour of love

Cambridge's Rodney Stedall has just completed a special order for a seven-string classical guitar commissioned by the New Zealand Guitar Quartet.

5 weird things Kanye told the Oxford Guild

Rapper Kanye West has given an address at the Oxford Guild, the careers society of Oxford University.

J-Law is Spielberg's first in 30 years

It's been a long time between leading ladies for Steven Spielberg.

'Spocking a five': Canadians deface banknotes

Westfest fan splashed after on-stage tantrum

Judge Judy's lasting appeal

Judy Sheindlin is the highest-paid person on TV and only works 52 days a year. And now we have her through to 2020.

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