Primary school 'like no other'

Community has long awaited a school of its own

Building design and the latest in teaching and learning methods will be standout features for north east Hamilton's new primary school.
Endeavour Primary School

Appeal thrown out

NZ money, cash A fraudster, dubbed a "master manipulator" has had her final attempt at dodging justice thrown out.

Drunk-driver stats down by a third

Police are catching fewer and fewer drunk or drugged drivers on New Zealand's roads.

Hearing to follow attack on ref

Otorohanga rugby prop Whetu Barber will face the Waikato Rugby Union judiciary and possibly an assault charge after a referee was struck.

Ita's tail was a blessing for farmers

Cyclone Ita's tail came as welcome relief for farmers struggling with drought-like conditions.

Probe into chopper damage

A rescue helicopter's crash landing has left a big gap to cover in the Rotorua area.

Jail term for night predator

Court A Hamilton man who drove the streets at night looking for vulnerable women has been jailed for rape.

New circuit plans for roundabout

One of the most poignant reminders of Hamilton's V8 street circuit will be erased following an upgrade to the city's Norton roundabout.

Aim to make Hamilton 'age-friendly'

Tyre thieves 'gutless'

Jenny Stent

Teacher pays school tribute

She has watched the school roll double and experienced a lightning strike outside her classroom.

Garden waste company liquidated

Chasing money A Hamilton garden waste disposal company has gone into liquidation.

Rototuna expansion booming

Retail development in Rototuna is well under way with yesterday's opening of a new McDonald's.

Job scammer jailed

Passenger downturn hits airport's profit

	 Old Les Mills gym

Plan for new 'Barton St Lane'

The old Les Mills gym on Victoria St will be demolished to make room for a new retail development.

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Effort there, but not execution at Warriors

Sam Tomkins The New Zealand Warriors are pleading for the patience the club's board would not extend to Matt Elliott.

Demolition derby ends in draw

Battered and bruised took precedence over poised and polished as a new local derby rivalry kicked off on Saturday.

Cruden's absence starting to show

Form fullback rues second half blues

Temepara Bailey

Magic back in winning form

Slow-starting home side takes grip on Mystics derby once they get their game together.

Bittersweet memories of A&P show

Alpacas, Waikato Winter Show Paul Barlow remembers as a kid going to the Waikato Winter Show - we'd travel over from Pirongia.

Wake-up call mortally disturbing

I've always found about 2am to 3am a bad time to wake up at night.

Here comes the film-maker

Abusing voters' trust can be fatal

Bill english

Fiddling with the figures

Prime Minister John Key, in a recent speech foreshadowing his government's sixth budget, credited Finance Minister Bill English with doing a great job of steering the country through the recession, the global financial crisis and the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Making road trips with kids OK

DVDs in the car How do you make your holiday road trip as safe, comfortable and kid-friendly as possible?

Focus provides Falcon hint

Revised styling on popular sedan provides a hint at how final Ford Falcon will look.

Mercedes drops Benz

Driving caution urged

Special 50th anniversary Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

Ford unveils tribute Mustang

Special Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Food  |  Fashion  |  People

Top five things to do

Chiefs Looking for something to do over the long weekend? We have a handful of idea that may interest you.

Creativity on Waikato's peripheries

Hamilton people will have to do a bit of driving to get to two big art events this weekend, but it will be worth it.

One perfect Sunday in Hamilton

Caffiend: Joe's Garage

blue springs

11 Waikato walking tracks to do

Operation Spring was a bona fide failure.

Lorde's Muppet goes for a song

Muppet Lorde It can't sing, but for a cool $3000 your could make Lorde's Muppet look-a-like pretty much do what you want.

Southern discomfort

Reginald D Hunter says as long as NZ isn't full of sensitive white people, his show will go down a treat.

Invisible Woman a must-see

Shame about the script

On the beat

Women on the beat

Even when she was knee high to a grasshopper, Sergeant Caroline Martin wanted to be a policewoman.

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