Teen's death prompts fence calls

Family farewell well-known student

KiwiRail pressured to erect fence along stretch of rail tracks where a boy was killed by a train.
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Arrest after baby taken

Hamilton baby snatched 18-year-old woman arrested after an eight-week-old baby was snatched from a Hamilton home.

'Bottom of the barrel'

Forestry's fatally lax safety culture seen as OK by operators due to the low calibre of workforce.

Baby weasels hitch a ride

MPI worker finds dead baby weasels hidden in a shipment of tyres from Malaysia.

Coroner gives up fence bid

Coroner abandons bid to see mental health facility wall modified after patient escapes and kills neighbour.

Top five things to do this weekend

Halloween, undead beauties and a fireworks fiesta. Here are Stacey Oliver's top picks for the weekend.

Halloween skies grey

weather Ho-hum Halloween weather with severe gales - but some improvement for the weekend. | 'Witch' wants autumn Halloween

Mini-tornado disaster

Civil Defence controller suffers own disaster as falling trees crush his car in a mini-tornado.

Tears flow over river plan

Raglan's strong voice against mining

Karyn Bunyan

Mistakes admitted by health board

A baby who had a operation on the wrong side is among 38 Waikato DHB mishaps.

Building consents dip 12 per cent

building consent Election jitters may have contributed to a 12 per cent slump in building consent numbers in September, economists say.

Strongline Buildings owes $3.4m

Shareholder infighting pushed Tauranga company into liquidation owing money to over 100 creditors.

Deaths amid profits

Masonic Lodge up for sale


Kmart opens new Hamilton store

Kmart opens its new Hamilton store four weeks ahead of schedule.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Fitness cloud over Taylor

Ross Taylor The cavalry is limping, rather than galloping, to bolster New Zealand's batting in the desert against Pakistan.

Mills looking for form

Veteran Black Cap can feel the younger pace brigade breathing down his neck ahead of North vs South T20 match.

Carswell relishing new challenge

Chicago suits SBW return

Hosea Gear

Size returns to Chiefs backs

Sonny Bill Williams, Seta Tamanivalu, Hosea Gear, James Lowe and Bryce Heem make for a big back division.

We need better shop fronts

Earthquake generic many shop fronts and verandas. Unfortunately, the level of maintenance on shops generally can be noted for its absence in most towns around our area and, I suggest, also in the wider community.

Letter: Rodeos are cruel

Closing the door on the Huntly Rodeo (Times, October 28) is a good thing. Put simply, rodeos are cruel to animals.

Guy Fawkes irrelevant, end the fireworks

Editorial | Decision could hit elderly

Jesse Ryder

We need Jesse Ryder

For cricket tragics like myself, we tend to start every season with a sense of dreading the inevitable: top-order failures, lack of strike power with the ball, regular mental lapses.

The top five 'green' cars

Finalists for the 10th edition of the world's biggest automotive environment award have been named. Finalists for the 10th edition of the world's biggest automotive environment award have been named.

Kawasaki's Taiwanese love-child

Kymco's trans-national scooter is a well-made commuter alternative.

Excited to reach speed limit

10c petrol discount won't last

Citroen DS

Goddess will soon be 60

In the absence of a 2015 Paris Motor Show, the 60th birthday party of France's greatest car will be in London.

Life & Style
People  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  Arts

Erin Simpson, the artist

You will have seen her on your television screens in some capacity over the past decade, and now her work will be gracing a gallery near you some time in the near future too.

Players excel in tale of betrayal

Bronwyn Williams played Lady Macbeth in the Apocalypse Theatre production of MacBeth.

Sailing into fair Hvar

Live chat: MKR's Belinda & Neena

Miss Cadaver

Top five things to do this weekend

Halloween, undead beauties and a fireworks fiesta. Here are Stacey Oliver's top picks for the weekend.

Lorde shares some secrets

Lorde used to break into boats and one time a rotten pear hit her so hard it exploded, she reveals in the cover story of Billboard magazine

Millie will swing for Caesar

It’s faces like 14-year-old Caesar Nepia’s that Millie Elder-Holmes will picture when she steps into the boxing ring for Fight For Life.

Why Emily left Warnie

GoT cast's three tiers pay rise

Stuff's pick for man flesh show

While the identity of the first The Bachelor NZ is still a mystery, here's our shortlist of contenders.

Win a Bell Tea Prize Pack

Bell Tea Bell Tea has partnered with one of the nation's most loved and recognised atistis, Dick Frizzell, to produce a limited edition tea tin that showcases the unique blends Bell Tea offers.

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