Troops are taking part in a transition operation to board the HMAS Canberra at RIMPAC 2016 in Hawaii.

All aboard a ship like no other

Join our team as they watch the Australian navy fine tuning land to sea transfer at RIMPAC 2016

Driver does runner

Two cars in two separate altercations fled the scene of the crashes on Sunday night. One in Cambridge, and the other in ...

A car fled the scene after it was involved in a crash in Cambridge on Sunday night. 

Rain, wind and snow

 It's been a weekend of wild weather but things should lighten up Monday.

Truckies 'unsafe' drivers: police

Stats show truck drivers are no great shakes at driving, either, police say.

Bad Kiwi drivers video

How do you get past that idiot who only speeds up for  passing lanes without speeding?

Cyclists have ride stuff

The Hamilton Tweed Ride gives the more genteel an opportunity to look good on a bike.

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Upper-crust art: Beaver on toast

A TradeMe auction for an image of a piece of toast with Stephen Donald's likeness on it has been viewed over 1200 times.

Stephen Donald, the All Black who helped NZ win the 2011 World Cup, has been immortalised on toast.

Speech winner sets sights on political future

Top marks for Tokoroa based Nga Manu Korero Waikato region winner with political aspirations.

Boy racers on pole position

'Moko, 3, didn't provoke his killer'

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Te Kuiti: flying under the radar video

Christo and Marinda de Beer went from paying $620 a week in rent on the North Shore, Auckland, to owning their own home ...

Houses are cheap, the community is friendly, the job market is steady. Why aren't we all living there?

Will the Pink Church change colour?

Cambridge's Pink Church has been sold.

Good George Brewery is taking over the Pink Church in Cambridge, but will they keep its iconic colour?

Crystal clear work for water system

The FORSI Innovations filtration system at Lindsey Racing Stud in Karaka is producing crystal clear water three to five ...

A water filtration company have created a revolutionary system changing the way we utilise water. 

Cruise business secures Mystery Creek connection

Catering and events co-ordinator, Holly Mckimm and skipper, Brook Reardon, outside the Myster Creek jetty.

A river cruise business hopes a new mooring at Mystery Creek will help grow passenger numbers.

No winter blues for tourists

Efforts to get tourists to visit year round are paying off with more than ever coming in winter.

Winter weather isn't deterring tourists, who continued to arrive in record numbers in June.

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Upper-crust art: Beaver on toast

A TradeMe auction for an image of a piece of toast with Stephen Donald's likeness on it has been viewed over 1200 times.

Stephen Donald, the All Black who helped NZ win the 2011 World Cup, has been immortalised on toast.

Raisafuasho Farr too good

Ann Browne was encouraged to progress to the Great Northern Hurdles with Raisafuasho after his Te Aroha win.

Raisafuasho jumps into Norther contention.

Resilient Magic ready for Swifts

Magic shooter Jo Harten says they have been a lot more resilient this year than last.

The situation may be the same as it was a year ago, but the circumstances are very different.

Wanderers women claim derby

Leanna Ryan (right) scored the winner as Hamilton Wanderers beat Claudelands Rovers on Sunday.

They came from behind three times before winning 4-3, taking out the second derby of Northern Premier Women's League season.

Barabas leads way at Ruakaka

The Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs-trained Barabas was an impressive winner at Ruakaka.

Barabas leads the way for Logan and Gibbs.

opinion

Singlet a fraud, but Snell isn't

Peter Snell pictured at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics alongside the singlet that turned out to be not his.

OPINION: Peter Snell's offer to gift his medals more generous than most people understand.

Old boys' clubs and diversity

Even kids can spot the difference between boys and girls.

OPINION: Why can't we have single-sex institutions?

Hillary Barry the pioneer has done her job

Hillary Barry should, perhaps, just let the next generation get on with it.

OPINION: Perhaps Hillary Barry should just disappear, the way Belinda Todd did.

Turning 50 a time to reflect

Richard Swainson in his element at Auteur House.

OPINION: This week, I turn 50. Time is ticking away.  

Drugs prompt police shootings

Police at the scene where an armed man was shot by police in Rotorua.

OPINION: Perhaps it's time to stiffen the penalties for methamphetamine sale and use.

Life & Style

Cyclists have ride stuff

Some of the fashionable cyclists taking part in the Tweed Ride assembled to check out each other's bikes and clothes, ...

The Hamilton Tweed Ride gives the more genteel an opportunity to look good on a bike.

Prepared for Swift vengeance

The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic players celebrate their 59-57 win over the Southern Steel at Invercargill's Stadium ...

Magic supporters are prepped for Monday night's semifinal clash.

Te Kuiti: flying under the radar video

Christo and Marinda de Beer went from paying $620 a week in rent on the North Shore, Auckland, to owning their own home ...

Houses are cheap, the community is friendly, the job market is steady. Why aren't we all living there?

Getting girls to the ball

Rosalind Arnott and Chloe Oldfield have had a promising start to their free ball dress hire initiative, aimed at  ...

Two friends are making sure every Kiwi girl gets their Cinderella moment with a free dress hire service.

Bridge to provide missing link for cyclists

Olympian and Te Awa trustee Sarah Ulmer says she can't wait to ride the final 7.5 kilometre stretch of the river ride, ...

New bridge tipped to be a scenic highlight of riverside journey.

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