Hot and horny

Rhinos get solar heating

Hamilton Zoo's hefty herd of white rhino are now being kept warmer and drier with a cosy new pad.
White rhino

More thefts from safe

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

Armageddon delays traffic

Traffic in Auckland is moving again, after a series of event-related delays.

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.

Hamilton 'comes of age'

A transformation to make the Waikato River the heart of the city should soon kick off.

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.

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Auckland make Waikato pay

Justine Lavea Auckland continue their domination of women's NPC with comfortable 28-14 win over Waikato at Yarrow Stadium.

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

Aces hold cards against Knights

The Auckland Aces have the inside running to score the first win of the new first-class cricket season.

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

CABINET MINISTER: Paula Bennett.

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.

The big-noters

Sol3 Mio It read: "Come home. Don't embarrass us. Give someone else a shot," recalls Pene Pati.

Who is Madeleine Sami ...

The Renaissance woman talks being famous, plumbing, Auckland housing and Jacinda Adern.

Russell Brand's 9/11 controversy

'Outstanding' musician remembered

James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron

Cameron wants to be a Kiwi

Film director James Cameron says he is preparing to permanently leave Hollywood for these shores.

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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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