Kennel delays over dog's escape

Family's worry and anger begin to mount

Broden Miller has cried every night since his canine friend vanished.
	 Broden Miller

Appeal over King's son

Korotangi Paki 8:14pm Crown to appeal against judge's ruling that let Maori king's son off drink driving and theft charges.

Botulism scare costs jobs

Union official reveals Fonterra job losses stem from falling demand since last year's botulism scare.

Bail in attempted murder case

Two men charged with attempted murder during an aggravated robbery have been denied bail.

Booze, speed factors in crash

A road crash on a Hamilton suburban street may have booze, speed and lack of restraints to thank.

Drug motive behind chemical theft

Police believe the gathering of drug precursors was behind the theft of a potentially lethal chemical.

Man avoids jail

Craig Wyber A man busted with more than 1000 child sex abuse and bestiality images has avoided jail.

Boardroom identity

Tania Simpson brings her culture - and te reo - to some of the most hardened boards.

Rent hikes sting seniors

Police snare Waikato robbers

	 YWCA building

Heritage shock as old buildings go

The number of heritage buildings due to disappear will shock people, an architect says.

Franchise brings more business

	 Hamish Wright Wrights Bookshop may have lost its independence, but the numbers say trade is on the rise.

Certificates point to growth of Waikato exports

Waikato products are increasingly heading overseas, according to the region's Chamber of Commerce.

Chippers cheaper made in NZ

Tribe tackles financial literacy

canpac losses

Botulism scare costs jobs

Union official reveals Fonterra job losses stem from falling demand since last year's botulism scare.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Samoa to chase former ABs

Mils Muliaina Samoa could have a small number of former All Blacks take the field against New Zealand in Apia.

Warmth of Hoylake memories

In winter Mark Reason finds his mind warming itself on summery thoughts the pub and the seaside links of Britain.

'Time to chill out and reflect'

Fury extend lead at top

Lauren Boyle

Boyle leads Kiwi medal hopes

The success of the New Zealand aquatics team in Glasgow hinges on the performance of Lauren Boyle.

Once were Anglicans

Reverend Michael Hewat Is the authority of the Bible paramount, or is the authority of the Church (and its bishops) paramount?

The friendliness of foreigners

During a recent holiday in Europe, Denise Irvine encountered the kindness of strangers.

Coming to a street near you

Editorial | Environment put to vote


Labour fails to fire up

Labour Party politicians and supporters will find plenty of cause for disquiet in the latest poll figures.

Backing blind

Backing blind How difficult is it to reverse a blacked-out vehicle? Very difficult, especially when its head-to-head against Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon.

Electric future fast approaching

If we only have five decades of oil left then alternatives to the internal combustion engine need to be embraced sooner rather than later.

New tax hurts diesels

Missing our market


A touch insulting?

A Chinese shopping centre has designed women-only parking spaces that are wider and painted pink. Huh?

Life & Style
People  |  Arts  |  Food  |  Fashion

Caffiend: Two Birds Eatery

caffiend Caffiend contemplates good and evil at the Two Birds Eatery.

Who makes the cut?

Denise Irvine has heard plenty of war stories from couples about compiling their wedding guest list. Here's what she's learned.

The devils you should know

Top five things to do this weekend

	 Cameron Farmilo

A winning formula

Cameron Farmilo's mother is still surprised that her son is a chef, and a top-notch one at that.

GoT: Sean Bean drops spoiler

Sean Bean Perhaps we haven't seen the last of Ned Stark. And what's that you say about Jon Snow?

The little film that could

One of the main actors in Max Currie's film Everything We Loved was paid in Lego, on a star-chart basis.

William Close likes them big

Putting those rumours to rest

Seven Sharp

Wake up New Zealand!

Why Seven Sharp is a disgrace and what went wrong with TV1's Nancy Wake: The White Mouse.

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