War horses remembered

March to honour four-legged heroes

They suffered in war with those who would become our forefathers, our heroes and our fallen - then never came home.

Fatal head-on crash

1:29pm A head-on crash 35km east of Tauranga has left one driver dead and another seriously injured.

Farm's failures mystify judge

1:14pm J and J Watt Limited, which owns a Cambridge dairy farm, has copped $26k in fines.

Deadly danger on Hobbit highway

Residents of a rural Waikato road fear dodgy GPS directions to Hobbiton are endangering lives.

Hamilton man robbed at knifepoint

Man threatened and robbed by knife-wielding man while walking home from a night on the town.

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... chair?

On an antique wool classing table in Australian desert land, Barb Smith brings her sky chariots to life.

1080: The secret poisoner

On the West Coast emotions run high about the use of 1080. We speak to activists who have come under police scrutiny.

Car 'lost it in the wet'

Two crashes either side of Waihi have caused minor traffic delays on State Highway 2.

Take a simulated trip on expressway

Parkinson's ambassador off to US

Screening urged for foreign drivers

A better system to screen foreign drivers could minimise deadly crashes, forum head says.

Dairy factory in a container

A Matamata family is running its own factory in a shipping container and selling milk direct to the customer.

More homes sold, driving up prices

A massive increase in the number of house sales in Hamilton comes with a matching increase in prices.

Contractor's money woes continue

Pak'n Save golliwog dolls 'error'

Countdown for IRD workers

The battle over hundreds of Hamilton CBD workers enters its final throes.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Chiefs will look to change things up

Dave Rennie's Chiefs will look to bring some more players back from injury this week.

Lure of England just too strong for Symons

Matt Symons has unfinished business with the Chiefs before chasing an English test jersey.

Auckland elite pair lead field home

Chiefs fix problems but penalties a concern

Winning 'defeat' wake-up call for Magic

The Magic are gunning for back-to-back wins but are carrying frustration from their latest outing.

Housing policy deceptive

The Government has acknowledged many state houses are not up to standard and have not been properly maintained.

Parents failed Maadi Cup boys

The foundations of the school disciplinary system were shaken last year when the parents of Lucan Battison went to the High Court to challenge his suspension from a college in Hastings because his hair was too long.

Cops still unaccountable

Mum's the word for McDonald in Sydney

Fund worth supporting

Waikato regional councillors have unanimously adopted the 2015-2025 Long Term Plan Consultation Document.

Death threat against BBC boss over Clarkson sacking

Death threat claim against BBC boss on the day he dropped Jeremy Clarkson from the Top Gear motoring show.

Mahindra to be next big thing in NZ motoring

The next big wave in affordable new vehicles in New Zealand is likely to come at us from another direction.

Still a lovable animal

Hello pork pies

Mini-Ninja has plenty of go

Thanks to a new Kawasaki, it is possible to have a lot of fun within LAMS regulations.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  People  |  Food

Play celebrates Hamilton hero

The life of World War I soldier and artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones celebrated in a new play.

Balloons' beauty wows crowd

Waikato fog may have delayed the Balloons Over Waikato lift-off but it didn't stop the graceful flyers getting in the air.

Lofty love caught in pics

Up, up and away

Top five things to do this weekend

There's a smorgasbord of events to keep you busy this weekend in the Waikato.

Destiny's Child reunite on stage

A reunited Destiny's Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday as singer Erica Campbell took home six awards, including the night's top honour.

Survey examines kid's TV habits

More cartoons and animal shows could be in for New Zealand on Air funding after new research showing this is what kids want.

Ange named best baddie

Shayne Carter – a must-see gig

Is Russell 'red hot' for Liz?

The gossip mags cover go from Ange's ovaries to royal baby-raising to Hollywood's new "power couple" - Russell Crowe and Liz Hurley.

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