Gardens win top prize

Named International Garden of the Year

Hamilton's celebrated public gardens have been judged best in the world.
Hamilton Gardens

'Gang rampage' death

Huntly homicide A Huntly homicide was apparently gang-related and the result of family tensions boiling over.

Dog attack teen has surgery

1:24pm Girl who suffered facial wounds after being mauled by a mastiff is in a stable condition.

'We want him home'

2:53pm Young boy swept away at Mt Maunganui was Jack Dixon, a local 5-year-old who loved bikes, Lego and rugby.

Body found after fire

Police were to resume their investigation of a fatal Waikato house fire today.

30th home show the biggest yet

Up to 8000 people are expected to pour through Claudelands Events Centre today.

'Out of the blue'

Holly Harbour High seas are battering the Hawke's Bay coast, with this week's taste of summer over.

Crash victim named

The motorcyclist who died in a crash in Thames at the weekend has been named as Barry James Corbin.

Woman hurt after fall from horse

Dinners boost trust funds

Kerey Wihapi fire

Family left with nothing

A family have been left with nothing after a fast-burning fire engulfed their home and possibly claimed the life of their pet.

Waikato confidence stays steady

	 Economic confidence Regional economic confidence among Waikato households slid slightly in the September quarter.

Paper Plus downsizes, gets cozy with cafe

The idea of kicking back with a great book and a coffee partly inspired Paper Plus' move at The Base

Whatawhata block for sale by tender

Meat shortage looms

	 trampoline park

Park bounces into action

Hamilton is now home to the largest trampoline park in New Zealand.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Inexperience exposed, says coach

Tim Southee Northern Knights coach James Pamment says a first venture onto the world stage showed promise.

Fired up Mooloos head north

While many things have changed in provincial rugby over the years, one thing hasn't - Waikato's dislike for Auckland.

Pulford fights hard to win

Hamilton through to semis

Steve Williams

Williams open to Woods job

Kiwi caddie looking forward to retirement, but say's he'd consider working again if former world No 1 asked him.

Honouring the dead with dignity

Field of bones Woody Allen once quipped that he was not afraid of death - he just didn't want to be there when it happened.

Pirongia has heart and soul

Have you ever noticed how Hamilton is a really odd shape?

Balance is Key's challenge

Everyone's voting - are you?

David and Simon Cunliffe Lyttelton

Editorial | Crunch time for Labour

The Labour Party's caucus meeting today will make decisions of great significance for the party's rejuvenation. David Cunliffe will officially resign as leader and party president Moira Coatsworth will consult the MPs on when a contest to decide a new leader should be held.

Tiny car jumps drawbridge

Driver jumps tiny car across opening drawbridge A driver's inattention has led to a drawbridge stunt that would not be out of place on a movie set.

Mustang sallies forth

Our own Dave Moore has been in LA testing what he believes is the least American Mustang ever made and finds it is better than expected.

Petrol prices may soar

Gilding the sales lily

Arras Tunnel

Cyclists flout tunnel ban

Wellington cyclists are putting themselves in danger by pedalling through the newly opened Arras Tunnel.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  People

Five brides relive dream day

	 waikato weddings Waikato women dig out their wedding dresses and reminisce about their big days.

Burlesque taking Glamilton by storm

They have names like Amorous Ava, Azure D'Murre and Cherry Boomb and they are on a mission to transform Hamilton into "Glamilton".

A taste of Asia

Meet two local bloggers

Bon Voyage

Festival packs creative punch

Three days of madcap arty antics begin today at the Hamilton Mini Fringe Festival.

Mila Kunis joins the mum club

PARENTS: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are reportedly parents to a baby girl.

Dotcom sells out of Baboom

The proposed online music platform has severed all ties with its founder ahead of next year's planned launch.

Laneway 2015 lineup revealed

When Vlad was still a lad


Pirates film heads to Aussie

The fifth instalment of the Pirates of Caribbean will be filmed in Queensland.

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