Hamilton 'comes of age'

Detail of river plan has been revealed

A transformation to make the Waikato River the heart of the city should soon kick off.
Artist’s depiction of a new boardwalk by the Waikato river

More thefts from safe

Police Confusion remains over how seized drugs were stolen from a police evidence safe. 

Hamilton rhinos get cosy new pad

There are, probably, fewer unhappier sights than a cold and wet rhinoceros.

Riddles lead to kidnapped trophy

After riddles and laughter and clues galore, the King Country Trophy has been safely returned to its rightful owners.

Booklet grows to become record

Waipa's history from pre-European settlement to the present day has been chronicled.

Police net large drug haul

Drugs with an estimated value of $750,000 and $150,000 in cash seized by Rotorua police.

7km whey spill

Police Motorists advised to take care after a 7km whey spill on State Highway 1 near Putaruru.

Rules not to be messed with

As his tractor slipped towards a flowing stream, all Melissa Vining's husband could think of was his daughter sitting beside him.

Zero road toll aim for weekend

Elected members urged to 'get ready'

Hamilton West School

Family helps mark birthday

One of many stories with a historic connection to Hamilton West School will help it celebrate its 150th.

Fieldays thinks big

Fieldays The southern hemisphere's biggest agricultural event is hoping for government help to go bigger.

New lease of life for iconic hotel

Sixty years of majestic beauty and history is being revived in the Putaruru Hotel - carpet, wallpaper and all.

Girls' day out in Otorohanga

Expanding beyond the bread and butter

Abigail Foote

LIC appoints new director

Co-op appoints independent director to the board of LIC at annual meeting.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Waikato confident of upset

Waikato women's rugby team Auckland's history isn't playing on the minds of Waikato as they head into their first Women's Provincial Championship final.

Stop the dot rot and rotate

Slow starts from New Zealand's openers could end up costing New Zealand a match at the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Lower order do the business

Kiwis hold a strong hand

Donovan Grobbelaar

Auckland duo punish Knights

The current South African presence isn't welcomed by the Black Caps, but it proved handy for the Aces today.

There's nothing better than jazz at its best

Jazz man strap As a naive fan I remember the moment when I first knew beyond a shadow of doubt that I was listening to genuine jazz played live.

Help the parents, not just the kids

When my little monsters come along they won't be getting any pocket money from mum and dad.

Credentials don't work

Save our built heritage


Editorial | Government secrecy appals

Official advice to the Government on poverty was bound to raise hackles, once the documents were flushed into the open.

Keep calm and drive on

Red road stripes confuse Aucklanders. Red stripes appear on Auckland's roads, alarming locals. But what are they for?

Take it easy plea

Motorists are being urged to take it easy on the roads over Labour weekend, as thousands of New Zealanders hit the highways.

Holden hunts first owner

Record price for fake?

Japan builds real Transformer

Your dream of a sports car that transforms into a real robot just inched closer to reality.

Life & Style
Fashion  |  Food  |  Arts  |  People

Wearing the hijab: 'It's a choice'

"Are you hiding bombs in your skirts?" a stranger yelled as Radiya Ali walked down a NZ street in the mid-2000s.

Vintage reads: The Best of Everything

Sarah Corbet of Hamilton City Libraries finds a shocking novel from the 1950s.

Vintage Reads: A Handful of Dust

Curtain's down on movies as an art form

	 Kiwi Cafe

Girls' day out in Otorohanga

Denise Irvine trawls Waikato's rural towns looking for places, and faces, that serve up a happy retail experience.

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs

Christian Bale as Steve Jobs? Sure, we can see it.

Quiz: You think you know TV?

Do you love Coronation Street? Were you the ultimate Friends fan? Prove you're a TV expert with the TV Guide quiz.

Fat Freddy's Drop on high

What? No Shorty?

Odom 'won’t sign divorce docs'

Lamar Odom has not yet signed divorce documents filed by Khloe Kardashian, according to a new report.

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RTB Join more than 4,500 runners and walkers of all ages who are set to take part in the 70th Anniversary of the infamous Round the Bridges on Sunday November 16. With participants ranging from athletes to first-timers, super heroes to furry friends, everyone's doing it!

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Elton John and his band will take to the stage on November 21, 2015 at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

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