Blasé Kiwi attitude makes us sink rather than swim as one intrepid reporter discovers.
Pair who jumped in to help a child hit by a boat and trailer acknowledged during a special assembly.
Drunken knife attack was turning point for pair of 'pathetic' alcoholics.
We don't teach them to swim pretty, we teach them to survive.
There's a risk severe thunderstorms and downpours could interrupt a mostly fine day.
When did the ants going marching in? At 10:28 according to the town clock.
5:00 AM The art of the deal returns as home-buying power balance tips back to buyers.
A 26-year-old Papamoa man is in a critical condition after being hit by a car while trying to cross an expressway.
The art of the deal returns as home-buying power balance tips back to buyers.
Chinese New Year contributed to the record 381,100 visitors who arrived in January.
Emergency housing in Waikato motels is costing taxpayers thousands.
Overseas visitors expecting pristine countryside are being put off by NZ's pollution.
Lots of distressed and dead eels and fish were seen after Hamilton firm's chemical spill.
South Africa's legspinner has had a quiet series, which means he's probably due in spin-friendly Hamilton.
A $300,000 revamp to the home of Cambridge cricket is in the offing.
Otago chased down 289 against the table-toppers with some ease in Whangarei.
Their hairstyles might differ, but Chiefs coach Dave Rennie sees a lot of Sam Cane in Mitch Karpik.
The return of Martin Guptill from injury gives the Black Caps a big boost for their must-win ODI in Hamilton on Wednesday.
OPINION: When love lured me to Palmerston North, some friends and family enjoyed a scoff at my 'downgrading' of location.
OPINION: There is a danger that attempting to restore waterways to some imagined pristine condition of days gone by will suffocate any attempt to make improvements, writes Tom O'Connor.
OPINION: The visual arts are in good health and Hamilton has again showcased a selection of the best, writes Peter Dornauf.
OPINION: Narelle Henson couldn't support the Love Humanities day this week – you see, the humanities have let her down.
Opinion: Waikato writer, film-maker Claire Ashton gives readers an insight into New Zealand's movie industry.
Dizzy and Lola sit on the pavement in Raglan's main street devouring multi-coloured ice blocks, blonde heads still, brown eyes dreamy, silent now they've each been allowed their favourite chocolate and caramel flavour.
Hidden over the bridge in Hamilton is a peaceful new eating spot with a delicious menu.
Going through 'thick and thin' together the secret to 70-year marriage.
Loss of historic maple tree was like 'losing an elderly grandmother' for couple.
Sewing and mending are coming back in fashion, as the repair movement gains momentum.
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