4:28pm Man who drowned in the Waikato River at the weekend was a "good guy who loved his wife and family".
Motorcyclists involved in a collision near Hamilton weren't wearing helmets or safety gear, police say.
3:53pm A replica German grenade found in a container of personal items sparks evacuation.
It set Smaug free to fly the world, and now a Hamilton company is collecting accolades for the endeavour.
More than 250 drivers take part in Four and Rotary Nationals.
The world's biggest blueberry machinery company is right in Hamilton's back yard.
They came out to party at Ellerslie as Hardline ran home in NZ's richest race, the $1m Karaka Million.
It's not surprising a convention centre in Auckland will cost up to one-third more than the original estimate.
At first it sounds like Ford's cutting back, with platforms reduced from more than two dozen to nine. Not so.
Thanks for the long weekend, Auckland. Here are some of the things you can look forward to.
Eleanor Catton is uncomfortable being seen an ambassador for a country "dominated by neo-liberal, profit-obsessed, shallow and money hungry politicians".
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