David Nyika: From gangly teen to prized fighter

'Such a weird sport, but for some reason, I love it'

A profile of Commonwealth Games gold-winning boxer David Nyika and how he found his niche.
David Nyika

Crackdown on drones

Aviation authorities are mounting an unprecedented crackdown on drone operators.

Finance by degrees

In the battle for student banking business, gone are the days of cash giveaways and competitions with princely prizes.

My first, last day at Nitro Circus

OPINION: Around 20 pairs of eyes belonging to the world's best sports athletes and daredevils are on me, and I am on a tricycle.

Court battle nears end for family

Jennifer Gear knows her son will be at peace now the six-year court battle over his death is coming to an end.

Waitangi Day disturbances expected

Judge signals trouble ahead after he approves the appointment Hinewhare Harawira.

Horotiu adventure park planned

Perry Group is investigating a business case for building an adventure park at Horotiu.

Crossing a boon for cycling

A proposed river crossing could make Waikato the country's top cycling destination.

Midwives 'need more training'

Coroner slams care

Profitable times ahead

A host of sporting events are providing an economic boost for Cambridge.

Fonterra in $11m cheese blunder

Fonterra has lost its multi-million-dollar cheese market in the United States, after "forgetting" to renew its import licences.

Robotics the way ahead

A Waikato dairying couple are about to welcome six robots to the family.

Managing water demand with meters

$70k in library fines

Smaug graphic wins top gong

It set Smaug free to fly the world, and now a Hamilton company is collecting accolades for the endeavour.

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

WaiBoP United pull off upset to beat Team Welly

WaiBop United pulled off a huge upset to give their ASB Premiership playoff chances a boost.

With the accolades comes the pressure for Retallick

Brodie Retallick is the IRB Player of the Year and has to try and keep up those standards.

Bower settling into new home at Magic

Rennie content after first hit-out

David Nyika: From gangly teen to prized fighter

A profile of Commonwealth Games gold-winning boxer David Nyika and how he found his niche.

The true state of the nation

I'm feeling a lot of pressure to give a state of the nation address. After all, everyone seems to be doing it.

Housing policy questions remain

If state houses now are too big, too small or in the wrong place, how will they be more desirable under new ownership?

Mt Maunganui is my paradise

Who picks up the tab?

Editorial: Don't count Taylor out

He doesn't win 'em all, but Arthur Taylor has notched up some headline-grabbing victories.

Toyota world's biggest seller

Top three carmakers are fighting it out for world domination.

Barry and Deidre just love Walter and Wanda

Meet Walter and his girlfriend, Wanda.

Facelift, price change for Touareg

High-spec 2WD part of facelift

Unlikely Hollywood star cars

The oddest cars can make an impact in movies.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  People  |  Food

Top five things to do this weekend

Think rockets, daredevils, Great Gatsby and gardens.

Put your glad rags on

The 1920s was a decade of significant social change and nowhere is this better reflected than in the clothing of the time.

Last wharf standing

Arts weekend will whet your appetite

A festival to make you feel good

Need a boost in mindfulness and healthy living?

Bobbi Kristina 'in coma'

The daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was rushed to hospital after she was found unconscious in a bathtub.

Katy Perry coy about John Mayer

Katy Perry says 'there's no handbook for love' on rumoured romance with John Mayer ahead of her Superbowl performance.

Five films fit for gender remake

The art of diplomacy

Justin Timberlake's baby news

It may be Justin Timberlake's birthday, but he has another birth date on his mind - that of his future son or daughter.

Be in to win a drink bottle and lunchbox for you and each of your classmates!

lunchbox Thanks to The Warehouse we have up to 30 assorted drink bottles and lunchbox combos to give away to one lucky winner and their classroom. 

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We've drawn our winners for week one, two and three in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.

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