Fence's brush with destruction

Bowled over in high-speed police chase

Residents of the tiny settlement of Te Pahu have pulled together to fix the community's famous toothbrush fence after a section of it was smashed in a high-speed police chase.
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Shocked MPs to fight on

Waikato Labour MPs were pushing policy following Shane Jones' shock resignation.

Lest we forget

ANZAC Venues and times for Anzac Day services around the Waikato region.

Taranaki down Pistons

12 min ago The Taranaki Mountain Airs have beaten the Waikato Pistons to claim their first win of the season.

Family's pain and grief 'too raw'

Pink spraypaint, blood and flowers marked the point where a family's world shattered on a gravel driveway.

Nurses' home's future looks shaky

One of Waikato Hospital's older buildings has been deemed an earthquake risk.

Roadmap for river land enhancement

Waikato River 300 A road map has been published to improve the state of the lower Waikato River's riparian zones.

Expert worried motorists ignore signs

A former policeman is speaking out in an effort to put the brakes on what he calls a "disturbing trend" among some Cambridge drivers.

Pilgrim offers poppy laying service

Burglary policy not a deterrent

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.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Injured Chiefs shuffle deck

Dave Rennie The Chiefs flew to Canberra with a number of enforced changes and "punts" taken on some players.

Anscombe to lead attack again

Gareth Anscombe has a lot on his mind as the Chiefs travel to face the Brumbies in Canberra.

Relay team qualifies for Glasgow

Pistons double up

DJ Forbes

NZ out to extend lead

The New Zealand Sevens team won't be defending their IRB Sevens World Series lead next week in Glasgow.

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.

Car yard hit again

Rose City Cars salesman Bevan Parker Staff "absolutely gutted" at brazen theft of sought-after vehicles from car dealership.

Driver pass rates drop

More than half of young drivers are failing the new driver licence tests.

Ken Block unveils 'Foothkana'

Mechanics in post-quake boom

Auckland traffic

Holidays cut commute

Rejoice Auckland commuters - you are enjoying your fastest travel times for years thanks to Easter school holidays.

Life & Style
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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.

Caffiend: Joe's Garage

Aaron Brunet is cooking with gas

blue springs

11 Waikato walking tracks to do

Operation Spring was a bona fide failure.

No bar to celebrity chef's trip

nigella lawson Immigration department admits Nigella Lawson doesn't need special permission to enter NZ.

Big Bieber misstep in Japan

Nothing may have quite prepared the pop star for the global scale of the situation he just got himself into.

Olivia Wilde gives birth

Meet the spinoff mother

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Jodie Foster has married photographer and actress Alexandra Hedison.

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