Enderley project under fire

'The houses are not affordable to us'

Enderley residents are hanging their hopes on a last-ditch attempt to stop a $17m housing development.
Arihia Dinsdale

Drowned man named

4:28pm Man who drowned in the Waikato River at the weekend was a "good guy who loved his wife and family". 

City's colour of cricket

"Colours of cricket" added to Hamilton bridge a minute's walk from the city's international cricket ground.

No helmets in fatal collision

Motorcyclists involved in a collision near Hamilton weren't wearing helmets or safety gear, police say.

Replica grenade triggers evacuation

3:53pm A replica German grenade found in a container of personal items sparks evacuation.

Smaug graphic wins top gong

It set Smaug free to fly the world, and now a Hamilton company is collecting accolades for the endeavour.

Tracking criminals living among us

Sex offenders should be monitored after they're released, a former police detective says.

Fast and furious at Meremere

More than 250 drivers take part in Four and Rotary Nationals.

Motorcycle crash teen named

'Half caste' taunts helped form CEO

Festival One will return

Organiser labels the weekend's Christian festival "a raging success".

Why doing things is bad

Farmers are a terrible lot. They keep Doing Things, and Doing Things is a risky business.

Global expansion bears fruit

The world's biggest blueberry machinery company is right in Hamilton's back yard.

Key Maori businessman resigns

Lion contract topples pub sale

Smaug graphic wins top gong

It set Smaug free to fly the world, and now a Hamilton company is collecting accolades for the endeavour.

Sport
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Ritchie splashes cash to buy Keep The Peace's daughter

Cambridge trainer stretches his budget to $290,000 to buy the daughter of Keep The Peace.

Irresistible finishing burst seals Karaka Million win

They came out to party at Ellerslie as Hardline ran home in NZ's richest race, the $1m Karaka Million.

Knights turn attention to red ball

Drysdale back in winning form

Set piece woes sees WaiBOP beaten in Auckland

WaiBop United fought hard but were beaten 3-2 by Auckland City FC today.

Mt Maunganui is my paradise

After nearly 40 summers, Mt Maunganui still holds Denise Irvine's heart.

Who picks up the tab?

It's not surprising a convention centre in Auckland will cost up to one-third more than the original estimate.

Wildman encounters had scary, sickening edge

My home, my castle

We're a city on the move

I believe most of us actually want to see good things happen in our city.

Top Gear changing channels in NZ

Top Gear's controversial visit to Patagonia will spearhead a new series of the widely popular motoring show as it starts life on a different New Zealand channel from next month.

Fewer platforms, more cars

At first it sounds like Ford's cutting back, with platforms reduced from more than two dozen to nine. Not so.

Hyundai hints at future ute

Don't store fuel at home, motorists warned

Andrew Larsen has the only remaining Leyland P76 from the Benson and Hedges 1000 series.

Making sparks fly

Sole surviving Leyland P76 racer from NZ's B and H 1000 series still making sparks fly as it powers into its fifth decade of racing.

Life & Style
Fashion  |  Arts  |  People  |  Food

Last wharf standing

Seagulls line up in the afternoon sun at Shortland Wharf, Thames.

Top five things to do this weekend

Thanks for the long weekend, Auckland. Here are some of the things you can look forward to.

A force to be reckoned with

NZ's next big pageant star?

Arts weekend will whet your appetite

The Raglan Arts Weekend promises something for all artistic tastes

Scientology 'tapped' Kidman's phone

When Tom Cruise stopped calling, the Church of Scientology allegedly came up with an extraordinary plan to break up his marriage.

Eleanor Catton's problem with NZ

Eleanor Catton is uncomfortable being seen an ambassador for a country "dominated by neo-liberal, profit-obsessed, shallow and money hungry politicians".

Emma Watson is Disney's new Belle

What have they done with Kate?

Emma Stone almost killed Naomi Watts

And still remained adorable while doing it.

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