The new law and management building at Waikato University was designed by Opus Architecture.

Architectural wonders revealed

A lot of well known Waikato and Bay of Plenty buildings - and spaces - have earned accolades.

It's our turn to fix this

A medical school backed by Waikato Hospital, pictured, and Waikato University  seeks to train GPs to fill a critical ...

OPINION: The old boys have failed to fix New Zealand's doctor shortage, now it's our turn.

Join the fight for our med school

A proposed medical school in the Waikato has the Government interested.

Ref raids accounts

Colleagues blew the whistle on referee who swiped $13K and a video camera.

Health bosses eye prison growth

Growing inmate numbers and a new bill will test Waikato's health services.

Ghost school to be demolished

For 13 years it sat empty and derelict. Now it's the end for the school, which is worth millions.

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Two escape from sinking car

Tauranga Police were called to Otumoetai about 8.30pm on Saturday after reports of a car in the harbour.

10:18 AM  Vehicle left a Tauranga road and ended up in the harbour at Otumoetai.

Heartfelt plea at Hope Walk

8:57 AM  Chris's ex-husband committed suicide in 2012 - just like his father, uncles and brother. She's seen the fallout, and she wants it to stop.

Power cut in Tauranga

Killed truckie is named

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From redundancy to award winner

Tania Bowkett's initiative has provided disabled people more choice in equipment to assist them.

From operating out of a garage to becoming one of the largest suppliers of disability products.

Waipa at heart of Waikato tourism

Kelly Rd Cambridge Lodge was officially opened on April 19.

As Waipa grows, so does its accommodation offering for visitors.

Rotorua's $10 million man

Mark Wilson grew up in Rotorua, studied at Waikato University and runs a billion dollar finance company.

How a kid from a small NZ city came to lead a 300-year-old insurance giant in Europe's finance capital.

Large scale events boosting Taupo economy

Sporting events like the IronMan are big business in Taupo.

Hosting large scale events has boosted Taupo's economy to the tune of $32.7 million over the last twelve months. 

Economics research proves a winner

Former Cambridge High School student Dr Leo Krippner has won a prestigious international economics award.

Reserve Bank senior adviser has won an international economics award.

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Wood's EPL dream dashed

Chris Wood, pictured playing Nottingham Forest, scored his 26th goal of the season but Leeds were held to a 3-3 draw ...

Chris Wood's dream of English Premier League promotion with Leeds United is all but over.

McKenzie magic rescues Chiefs video

Damian McKenzie and James Lowe celebrate after McKenzie's second half try which Lowe set up.

Atop the NZ conference, but patchy Chiefs can't nab a bonus point against Super Rugby's worst-ranked team.

Tech snatch last-gasp victory

Charlie Ngatai's boot wasn't enough as Fraser Tech broke University's hearts at the death.

Charlie Ngatai's big boot wasn't enough as Fraser Tech beat University in thrilling Waikato club rugby clash.

Thousands turn out for Waitomo Trail Run

Rhys Johnston from the Auckland's Northshore won the 35km race at the Waitomo Trail Run on Saturday.

Thousands experienced the Waitomo landscape of caves, native bush, farmland, tunnels, canyons and glow worms.

Breeders a bonus for Grylls

Ears pricked, Sweet Leader cruises to victory in the Cambridge Breeders Stakes giving jockey Craig Grylls a notable ...

Sweet Leader adds icing to Grylls outstanding day.

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It's our turn to fix this

A medical school backed by Waikato Hospital, pictured, and Waikato University  seeks to train GPs to fill a critical ...

OPINION: The old boys have failed to fix New Zealand's doctor shortage, now it's our turn.

Leave Garden Place alone

As more people move into Hamilton central city to live, these open spaces become more important as public amenities.

OPINION: It's time to have a conversation about how cars fit in with plans for a modern and vibrant city, writes Rowena Hay and Aaron Wong.

Life was an adventure

Mike Leach had an incredible thirst for knowledge which stood him in good stead as a school teacher.

OBITUARY: Mike Leach had an incredible thirst for knowledge which stood him in good stead as a school teacher.

Quit the hysteria

Hamilton got off lightly when Cyclone Cook came to town.

OPINION: Since the twin weather bombs did their worst, attention has shifted to Hamilton’s earthquake risk, writes Richard Swainson.

Sanctity of marriage

Married at First Sight couples are matched by experts before they meet at the altar. They then have a month to decide ...

OPINION: Television is little more than a mirror reflecting back at us, with dreadful accuracy, who we really are, writes Narelle Henson.

Life & Style

Thousands turn out for Waitomo Trail Run

Rhys Johnston from the Auckland's Northshore won the 35km race at the Waitomo Trail Run on Saturday.

Thousands experienced the Waitomo landscape of caves, native bush, farmland, tunnels, canyons and glow worms.

Never regretted entering the Masters Games

Competing in the World Masters Games was an experience Tom O'Hanlon won't forget.

Cambridge's Tom O'Hanlon entered five events in the World Masters Games.

Pool plan heads for public feedback

Waipa District Council is asking the public for feedback on a revised plan to upgrade Cambridge Swimming Pool.

Waipa will formally be asked to have their say on the revised plans for Cambridge pool.

Meg Daly's Waikato highlights

Meg Daly hopes to take a back seat at Celtic Kitchen soon, handing the reins to her daughter to spend more time in the ...

Moving from conservative Ireland 30 years ago, Celtic Kitchen's Meg Daly loves Hamilton and wouldn't live anywhere else.

The best butter chicken in Hamilton

The tandoori prawns served on a hot plate.

If you're looking for the best butter chicken spot, this is your place.

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Waikato treasures gifted to museum

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

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