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Night glows despite wet weather

Balloons, fireworks create great atmosphere

Rain did not deter thousands from watching balloons and fireworks light up the Waikato sky.
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Live CWC: Black Caps vs Australia

4:00pm Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson fall in successive overs in the Cricket World Cup final against the Aussies at the MCG.

1080: The secret poisoner

On the West Coast emotions run high about the use of 1080. We speak to activists who have come under police scrutiny.

Mystery boat a puzzle

A search has failed to find a boated reported missing off the coast of Raglan.

Chiefs outlast Cheetahs despite poor discipline

Home team shake off first half of terrible discipline to see off the gutsy South African side 37-27 at Waikato Stadium.

Te Kowhai leads broadband fight

A small Waikato community is taking on the government to get faster broadband.

Car 'lost it in the wet'

Two crashes either side of Waihi have caused minor traffic delays on State Highway 2.

Take a simulated trip on expressway

The public can virtually experience the $458m Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway.

Parkinson's ambassador off to US

DHB paying family's fees 'justice'

Fees 'encouraging fly-tippers'

Cost of disposing of household rubbish could be behind a spate of fly-tipping around Hamilton.

Contractor's money woes continue

Tokoroa contractor whose company owes millions of dollars has more added to the bill.

Pak'n Save golliwog dolls 'error'

Pak'n Save says one of its supermarkets made an 'error of judgment' in selling the dolls.

You do what? Three jobs that didn't exist 10 years ago

Gouda takes out top award

Countdown for IRD workers

The battle over hundreds of Hamilton CBD workers enters its final throes.

Sport
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Midfield pairing could bring excitement for Chiefs

A big midfield pairing on display for the Chiefs, with Seta Tamanivalu playing outside SBW.

Japan test skipper seeking experience with Chiefs

Michael Leitch captains the Japanese national team, but has found Super Rugby a big step up.

Wellington beat Northern Districts in Plunket Shield

Waikato schools do well in Maadi Cup finals

One last tale to tell in Vettori story

On February 6, 1997, a wiry, fresh-faced teenager took the field in his first international cricket match.

Housing policy deceptive

The Government has acknowledged many state houses are not up to standard and have not been properly maintained.

Parents failed Maadi Cup boys

The foundations of the school disciplinary system were shaken last year when the parents of Lucan Battison went to the High Court to challenge his suspension from a college in Hastings because his hair was too long.

Cops still unaccountable

Mum's the word for McDonald in Sydney

Fund worth supporting

Waikato regional councillors have unanimously adopted the 2015-2025 Long Term Plan Consultation Document.

Hello pork pies

Mad Mini drivers are road-tripping down the country in a fundraiser inspired by a 1981 film.

The trucks that deliver sky high service

Feeding millions of aircraft passengers every year involves a specialised fleet of road vehicles.

Hybrid option for Toyota RAV4

'Gangster' look adds to old Chevy's appeal

Still a lovable animal

The latest Mercedes-AMG C 63 now uses turbos and the dramatic looking sportster picks up plenty of technology to give it give a dual luxo-sport personality.

Life & Style
Food  |  Arts  |  People  |  Fashion

Play celebrates Hamilton hero

The life of World War I soldier and artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones celebrated in a new play.

Balloons' beauty wows crowd

Waikato fog may have delayed the Balloons Over Waikato lift-off but it didn't stop the graceful flyers getting in the air.

Lofty love caught in pics

Up, up and away

Top five things to do this weekend

There's a smorgasbord of events to keep you busy this weekend in the Waikato.

'There is a lot of power in sex'

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and Carice van Houten say there's a good reason why the show has so much nudity.

Has Taylor Swift got a new man?

Pop star appears to have ended her self-imposed man-ban with DJ Calvin Harris.

Cate opens up on adoption

Stepping inside Cilla Black's world

TV's best love-hate relationships

Is there anything that'll keep you more gripped to the box than a great case of the frenemies?

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