Hoping for Irish luck

Cricket fans arrive ahead of game

Hamilton is welcoming the Irish as their Cricket World Cup game against India moves closer.
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Waikato needs you

5:00am The big push is on in an ambitious fundraising campaign to try to ensure Les Munro's war medals aren't lost to the Waikato.

Recent gang shootings trigger fears

5:00am Gang-related shootings in the Waikato have made residents fear they'll be targeted, but a gang expert says that's unlikely. Gang violence tends to stay in gangs.

Owner charged with arson

5:00am One of 15 arson attacks on a Tokoroa woman's home was allegedly set on her orders.

Morrinsville sharemilker wins title

5:00am Aaron Price is a young, fit, professional married man with a plan.

Two injured in crash

Two people are in a serious condition after a series of crashes in the Waikato.

Residents say police deter crime

Waikato's rural policing bases are currently under review with fears that one station will lose officers.

Motorbike falls on toddler

A two-year-old boy has a broken leg after a motorbike fell on him.

One dead in Tauranga crash

Motorcyclist killed

Sand gives way to petrol station

The pile of sand on Kahikatea Dr is about to make way for a petrol station.

SODA Inc. moving to Wintec House

Waikato business incubator SODA Inc. will be relocating to Wintec House in the heart of Hamilton city.

Home builder liquidated

Concept Homes Tokoroa hits trouble owing more than $1 million to 70 businesses.

Sports bar takeover opposition

Digging through Purple Patch

Rural function centre with own brewery ready for sale

Woodside Estate, a boutique function venue complete with its own cafe, restaurant and brewery has been placed on the market for sale.

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

New Kiwi women's doubles set sights on Rio

Named as Rowing NZ's women's double scull crew for world champs already want to travel to Rio together.

Young Magic defender making swift transition

Still just 19, Kristiana Manu'a filled Casey Kopua's shoes with aplomb in tense opening round win over Thunderbirds.

Lightweight Kiwi rower demotion his own mistake

Flat WaiBop need to lift

Wind scuppers Robertson's hopes of 5000m record

Jake Robertson's hopes of setting a New Zealand 5000-metre record went south in the Wellington wind.

Ignore loungers, celebrate achievers

There they were. I smelt them before I saw them, but I could see them all right.

I spy with my little eye...

Call me old-fashioned, but I never thought you told people you were spying on them.

Donations a bit whiffy

Art just for intellectuals not really art

Blunder will cost NZ

Helped by the Kiwi dollar's decline against the greenback, the US becoming a major export market.

Block rocked by Focus RS

Rally ace and YouTube phenomenon makes a bold statement about upcoming performance hatch.

Luxury makers bring the bling

A crowded luxury car market means extra, personalised' effort to woo the wealthy - even from Rolls.

Aston shifts focus

Mackenzie drivers wary

Developer achieves a first

Property developer Tracy Gough could barely wait for reveal of his latest car purchase, the first BMW i8 sold here.

Life & Style
People  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  Arts

Waste not, want not

A new Waikato food rescue service is fighting poverty with surplus fresh produce from local businesses.

Top five things to do this weekend

Cheese rolling, international food market, superheroes - here are this week's top picks.

Art just for intellectuals not really art

Top talent to perform best of Beethoven

Musical craft a labour of love

Cambridge's Rodney Stedall has just completed a special order for a seven-string classical guitar commissioned by the New Zealand Guitar Quartet.

Kimye 'practice poses in mirror'

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West apparently practise everything in the mirror before attending events.

Moon and Kills' show secrets

The X Factor judges reveal what it's REALLY like to work together.

CSI actress' life-changing morgue visit

Trekker beams down

The man behind Saul Goodman

It certainly takes a brave person to develop a spin-off from the Guinness World Records’ highest rated series of all time.

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