Poppy was seen by her partner outside their driveway on the street a week after the incident.

Stolen bulldog turns up safe

"Once she was gone, in our eyes, there was nothing left worth taking."

Booze law red tape

Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga.

Red tape stymies tiny North Island council's efforts to make its own booze laws.

Crash victim lost home in quake

5:38 PM  Nepalese man who died after a road crash in NZ had lost his home in the earthquake

Rail barriers completed in Te Kuiti

4:14 PM  Safety fence installed by railtracks in Te Kuiti where a teen was fatally struck by a train.

Motorcyclist injured

4:24 PM  Motorcyclist seriously injured after coming off bike near Opotiki in Bay of Plenty.

Run over tot 'wandered' from yard

5:43 PM  An 18-month-old Waikato girl had wandered from her yard when she was struck by a mobile shopping truck.

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Fieldays runway bigger than ever

Fairfield College students Emma Ayson, left and Xjamyian Lee, both 17, work on their creations for the Ag Art Wear competition.

4:18 PM  The Ag Art Wear event at Fieldays has double the number of entries this year than last year.

PM John Key tours Waikato facilities

Prime Minister John Key was in Cambridge on Thursday to officially open Giltrap AgriZone's newest store.

Housing instability affects vulnerable families

Flick puts Reporoa on big screen video


Holy $20,000 cow

Cow number 209 sold for a whopping $20,000 at a recent dispersal sale in the Waikato.

Cow number 209 is no ordinary cow.

Dairy prices hit five-year low

Prices have continued to fall at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

30/04/15 - Hauraki Herald - Future Force Action Network launch evening at Toyota Operations in Thames

FutureForce Action Network is go

Close to 150 employers, educators, youth engagement agencies and other interested parties from around the Coromandel were represented at the launch of FAN.


Cycling's 'Walk of Champions' unveiled

Harry Kent, left, New Zealand's first track cycling world championship medallist, with former BMX world champion Sarah Walker.

5:21 PM  As New Zealand's elite track cyclists walk the hallway into Cambridge's Avantidrome, champions of the past watch their every move.

Harten half century just the start

The classy shooter is thankful for the opportunity to be playing in New Zealand.

Dwarne Farley, seen here during last year's race, is out to defend his title at the Nugget Multisport Festival on Saturday.

Youth tackles experience in Nugget

Defending champ has teenager to contend with.


The language of the future

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OPINION: ​Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been learning a new language.

Bali Nine, mercy and the drug trade

OPINION: Justice is a harsh thing sometimes. Never is it harsher than when crime meets the ultimate punishment, as it did this week in Indonesia.

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Opening day of duck shooting season at Fish & Game pond in Pokeno.

In defence of duck-shooting

OPINION: Over the past weekend, an estimated 40,000 people were out in the swamps and wetlands for the opening of the duck-shooting season and I was one of them.

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NZ String Quartet to perform in Hamilton

The New Zealand String Quartet. From left, Helene Pohl, Douglas Beilman, Gillian Ansell and Rolf Gjelston.

Chamber Music New Zealand is celebrating New Zealand Music Month with three events in Hamilton.

What's On in May

An array of events will be held in the South Waikato over May.

Mel Parsons is coming to the Waikato on her New Zealand tour of her new album Drylands.

Top songstresses have Waikato dates

Two of New Zealand's best singer-songwriters are on their way to the Waikato.

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