'Death' of pensioner housing

Protest aimed at reversing pensioner housings sales

A mock funeral procession - complete with a coffin and mourners - cut a solemn path through Hamilton's Garden Place yesterday in protest against a proposal to sell off the city's pensioner housing stock.
Pensioner housing protest

Mini-tornado disaster

Civil Defence controller suffers own disaster as falling trees crush his car in a mini-tornado.

Tears flow over river plan

There were plaudits and tears as councillors yesterday adopted the draft Hamilton City River Plan.

Teen's death prompts fence calls

KiwiRail pressured to erect fence along stretch of rail tracks where a boy was killed by a train.

Raglan's strong voice against mining

It may be a small town, but Raglan punches above its weight in opposition to seabed mining.

Corporates and art go hand in hand

Soul Gallery Doubling the available space at Soul Gallery changed more than just the look of the business.

Condition an inspiration

Cambridge’s Maioro Barton Cambridge's Greg James is motivated to get his life back on the road in more ways than one.

Maternity group doesn't see humour

Decision to reject community bid to keep maternity services running in Morrinsville labelled "a total joke".

Angela loses long battle

Spate of overnight crashes

Road safety co-ordinator Monique Haines gives a Legends of the Road card to truck driver Rex Temm of Te Awamutu,

Cards dealt again in safety campaign

Justin Cruickshank is a Waikato trucking "legend" who has a road safety tip for fellow drivers.

Masonic Lodge up for sale

house for sale A nearly 100-year-old building is on the market as Waikato Freemasons consolidate their assets.

Focus on business opportunities

Waikato District will be the star of the show today at a forum for business leaders and developers.

Town looks to capitalise on FIFA

Waikato long weekend spend rises 6pc

Lyttelton Port

Deaths amid profits

Too many workers dying or injured at NZ ports while companies behind them grow profits, union says.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Fitness cloud over Taylor

Ross Taylor The cavalry is limping, rather than galloping, to bolster New Zealand's batting in the desert against Pakistan.

Mills looking for form

Veteran Black Cap can feel the younger pace brigade breathing down his neck ahead of North vs South T20 match.

Carswell relishing new challenge

Chicago setting suits SBW return

Hosea Gear

Size returns to Chiefs backs

Sonny Bill Williams, Seta Tamanivalu, Hosea Gear, James Lowe and Bryce Heem make for a big back division.

Editorial | Decision could hit elderly

elderly The day after New Zealanders had taken their annual Labour Day holiday, to commemorate the struggle for an eight-hour working day, the Court of Appeal issued an important ruling in an equal pay case.

Riff Raff corner needs a wall

I see we are going to get a Sleaze Pit in the Riff-Raff corner.

A halloween killjoy

Back down memory lane

Open purse and money

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.

Excited to reach speed limit

Retro Rockers Nostalgic Chopper Group When Jake Williams is given the opportunity to discuss chopper-style motorcycles he could talk the tyre off a rim.

What would you do?

Kiwi motorists like to think they're honest but are they when it comes to admitting to minor parking damage?

V8 Supercars stars add edge

Faster than the Jetsons' car

Citroen DS

Goddess will soon be 60

In the absence of a 2015 Paris Motor Show, the 60th birthday of France's greatest car will be commemorated in London.

Life & Style
People  |  Arts  |  Fashion  |  Food

The people's cafe

Mr Milton's Canteen owner Michael Beere says he's found a pocket of paradise - and it's all about the customers.

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.

Girls' day out in Otorohanga

Sailing into fair Hvar


Live chat: MKR's Belinda & Neena

The Cambridge team took home $100,000 last night on MKR NZ and they're here to answer your questions.

Kim K obsessed with murders

Kim Kardashian is "obsessed" with murders and would like to be a make-up artist or a forensic investigator.

What Renee did next...

She sent the internet into a frenzy when she appeared with a brand new look, but Renee Zellweger is back in the spotlight.

Remaining X-Factor judges named

Neilsons win Silver Scroll

Why JLaw split from Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow apparently "wasn't surprised" Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence broke up.

Win with Oderings

oderings To celebrate new management at Oderings Garden Centre Hamilton the Waikato Times has a fabulous garden gift pack to give away.

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