People are champing at the bit to see the commemoration kaupapa (idea) come to life, said Peeni Henare, who chaired ...

Hui on NZ Wars day

'We have to face our history, gore and glory.'

Boxer was set to marry

Neville Knight and Michelle Burke during a 5km run in Hamilton last year.

12:00 PM  A doctor and Neville Knight's fiancee among those who tried to resuscitate him after he collapsed in the ring.

Injured pedestrian 'homeless'

1 min ago  Homeless community in Hamilton say victim's name is Craig.

Play perfect for kids and adults

It's aimed at kids 6-13, but adults will love it, too, Sam Edwards says.

Fatal crash near Waiouru

A person is dead after a crash in the Ruapehu District.

Hard work leads to free land

They've won the ultimate raffle prize - but what will they do with it?

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Happy birthday to my liver!

Tracy Holmes had a liver transplant 30 years ago this month, the first
Kiwi recipient and one of the longest surviving ...

12:40 PM  Tracy Holmes was the first New Zealander to have a live transplant. And she's still going strong.

Cliff plunge woman rescued

"If the car had landed upside down, it wouldn't have been found for days."

'I couldn't believe they were dead'

Truck hits pedestrian


Otorohanga feels halo effect

Otorohanga District Mayor Max Baxter says the area is desperate for more housing.

District Council proposes a $4 million subdivision.

Former town council chambers on the market

The building housed Morrinsville Town Council staff and council meetings between 1934 and the early 1990s.

From the mayor’s gavel to the auctioneer’s gavel – the former Morrinsville Town Council municipal chambers are going up for auction.

Passengers go chirp, bark, meow video

Petbus Ltd owner Karyn McLauchlan travels the length of the country to deliver pets to their new homes.

A traumatic experience led Karyn McLauchlan to discover a career she loves.

Zookeeper family aid voted down

In a 7 - 6 vote, Hamilton city councillors voted no to an amendment of an additional $80,000 increase by council to the ...

Gordon Chesterman will again try for an extra payment to the Kudeweh family, despite losing a vote on Tuesday.

Central NI Fast 50 winners

Cambridge's Parking Sense chief operating officer Jake Bezzant and commercialisation manager Stacey King.

Deloitte Fast 50 tips Cambridge company Parking Sense for success.


Wanderers' fate hangs in balance

It won't be until Wednesday that Hamilton Wanderers know their fate.

It won't be until the end of Wednesday's season finale between Western Springs and Birkenhead that Hamilton Wanderers know if they're safe.

Hutchings initiative claims Gloaming

Rory Hutchings went against pre-race plans to land victory in Saturday's Gloaming Stakes.

Change of tactics lands big result for Hutchings.

Waikato humiliate Southland

Waikato hammered Southland in Invercargill on Saturday to progress to the promotion-relegation match in the national ...

A 52-6 win in Invercargill has the Waikato rugby league team primed for the promotion-relegation clash.

King Country bounce back

King Country got their season back on track with a bonus-point win over Horowhenua-Kapiti on Saturday.

The Rams' Heartland Championship campaign is back on track after bagging a bonus-point win against Horowhenua-Kapiti.

Football Foster leads the way

NZ U-17 women's football captain Michaela Foster says it's an honour to lead her country.

NZ U-17 women's captain Michaela Foster has been able to lean on her dad, All Blacks assistant Ian Foster, for advice.


'The ultimate gentleman'

There was standing room only at Bill Costelloe’s funeral in St Peter’s Catholic Church, Cambridge.

OBITUARY: William Joseph Costellow OStJ, March 7, 1929 – September 1, 2016

Quantity or quality?

The battle for seats on the Hamilton City Council is heating up.

OPINION: Engagement with the issues and effectiveness in decision making are better measures than 100% attendance at council meeting, Richard Swainson writes.

A simple thank you

Larger than life, Pauline (Polly) Gillespie with her now ex-husband Grant Kereama on a billboard advertising their radio ...

OPINION: Max Christoffersen "remembers the days of the old school yard", and a girl who made an indelible impression on him.

Criminal and victims

The question of whether the scales of justice weigh unevenly for Maori  remains unanswered.

OPINION: If you’re Maori, you’re not just more likely to go to jail than any other ethnicity; you’re more likely to be the victim of crime too, Narelle Henson writes.

Clean waterways downstream

Aerial photo of the Waikato River and South Waikato farms alongside.

OPINION: It might take 80 years before Waikato's rivers are safe for swimming and food gathering again, but better that than never, writes will make Tom O'Connor.

Life & Style

Play perfect for kids and adults

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What: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Who: Stories and More When: Sept 24 to Oct 2 Where: Meteor Theatre Works by: CS Lewis, adapted for the stage by Glyn Robbins Director: Cecilia Mooney Reviewer: Sam Edwards

Creative Waikato turns five

The Huntly West Shops Revitalisation Project was another endeavour facilitated by Creative Waikato.

Arts and the way to foster it for the region's creative advocates.

Play leaves girl terrified

A performance at the Riverlea Theatre left a Hamilton girl terrified.

Grandmother said children's play with a violent "nightmarish rabbit" should have had a warning about dark content.

Zookeeper family aid voted down

In a 7 - 6 vote, Hamilton city councillors voted no to an amendment of an additional $80,000 increase by council to the ...

Gordon Chesterman will again try for an extra payment to the Kudeweh family, despite losing a vote on Tuesday.

Beauty title wins unusual offers

Sunaina Chand, 23, got more than a crown when she won Miss IndiaNZ.

Winning Miss IndiaNZ didn't just secure the crown. There were some off-the-wall offers too.

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