Waikato woman Lucy Anastasiadou-Hobbs is worried about the turmoil in her homeland Greece.

Greek crisis felt in Hamilton

Greek immigrants in the Waikato believe the Greek population need more information to make an informed decision.

Hunter found dead

Kaimarama man Scott Grant Driver, 50, was found dead near his home.

11:05 PM  A missing possum hunter is found dead at the bottom of a bluff near his home, Waikato police say.

Driver dies in crash video

A collision between a car and a truck has killed one person.

More legal action on the way

Former wananga boss calls for a place for foundation members.

Rod thrower to pay victim $8800

The thrower of a steel rod that got lodged in another man's head has been sentenced.

House fire in Putaruru

A house has been badly damaged by fire in the south Waikato township of Putaruru.

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House fire in Putaruru

A house was damaged by fire in Putaruru.

A house has been badly damaged by fire in the south Waikato township of Putaruru.

Virtual first glimpse of new Hamilton school gallery video

Rototuna Junior High will have to be big if the attendance at the school's first information evening is anything to go by.

Search for missing hunter

Twin loses sister in crash


Funding boost for tourism

The head of Hamilton and Waikato Tourism Kiri Goulter.

Hamilton & Waikato Tourism will receive a funding injection from local government partners.

Aeronavics' new appointment

Raglan drone company Aeronavics has appointed Jon Fletcher to the role of chief operating officer.

Fonterra workers file into a staff meeting held in the Salvation Army Hall in Hamilton.

Fonterra job cuts plan confirmed

Fonterra confirms that massive jobs cuts are underway after a series of leaks about staff meetings across the country.


Weight a Thorn in Prince's side

Johnathon Parkes travels north for a good book of rides at Te Rapa including Thorn Prince in the big race.

The weight scale will prove a deciding factor in Saturday's Woods Group Taumarunui Gold Cup.

King mixes with men at North Island champs

Tournament will provide some valuable match-practice ahead of a busy second half of the year.

Schoolboy apprentice Ryan Elliot has a winning chance at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Schoolboy studies Staccato's form

Horse will go to barriers boasting more experience than his jockey at Te Rapa


Cold, mouldy homes a scandal


OPINION: It's 12:37 PM on a Friday. I am working from home, and I am wearing a thermal undershirt, a T-shirt, a Swanndri, a beanie, jeans, thick socks, and wool slippers.

Can't afford kids? 'Stop breeding'

OPINION: That a child should die in this country because the house it was living in was too damp and cold and a heater couldn’t afford to be run is a shocking state of affairs.

Brendon McCullum of New Zealand hits out during the 3rd ODI Royal London One-Day Series 2015 between England and New Zealand at Ageas Bowl on June 14, 2015 in Southampton, England.

England beat us at our own game

OPINION: Expectations for the New Zealand cricket tour of England were exceedingly high. But they had our number.

Life & Style

The man who grew a church from trees video

The spherical Acer platanoides 'Globosum' and low camellia hedge surround the structure.

What does a gardener with a passion for ecclesiastical architecture do with 3 acres in the Waikato? Create a tree church, of course.

Opening the door to Sir Peter Jackson's house

Pull the right book in Sir Peter Jackson's house and the bookcase will open to Bag End - the home of Bilbo Baggins.

Engaged couple Tash Sprout and Arie Stokes search for ideas at the Waikato Wedding Expo. Sprout is worried Stokes won't like her dress when she turns up to the altar on the wedding day.

Lovebirds' tale began at The Outback

Tash Sprout is grateful she had a bit of "liquid courage" when she first asked out her fiance.

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