Waikato's river of dreams

Has mayor's plan hit the mark?

After decades of false starts Mayor Julie Hardaker's bold plan to connect with Waikato river seems to have hit the mark. But can the dream be turned into reality?
River of Dreams

Happy birthday

7 min ago Today's your big day and everybody's invited to the party

A final afternoon with Jake Hayes

7 min ago Hundreds gathered to spend one last afternoon with Jake Hayes yesterday. | Memorial cruise

Cultural desert? Not Hamilton

7 min ago OPINION: You could fill a book with what's wrong with Hamilton but the city's sesquicentennial is not one.

The dos and don'ts of camping

7 min ago OPINION: Don't announce your arrival by being loud, obnoxious or driving too fast.

More politics than Parliament

7 min ago OPINION: If there is one dreadfully boring topic in the news this week it is most certainly anything to do with the latest Labour leader.

Community rallies behind prosecuted farmer

It was supposed to be a reconciliation but a South Waikato community vented its frustrations at a restorative justice meeting with the Waikato Regional Council this week.

Accident or arson?

Police are not ruling out the possibility that the fire at a Hamilton home that killed three people was deliberately lit.

Drunk rail track driver 'foolish'

Electric car charge mounted

Steamed up and raring to go

Here is your chance to get all steamed up.

Rent rises hit Waikato too

Average weekly rental prices in the Waikato have risen $15 over the past year.

Aquatic $320k upgrade

A new $320,000 refurbishment will begin at Hamilton's Waterworld aquatic centre on Monday.

US eyes Kiwi dairy export markets

Time to unleash Maori potential

Air NZ's cuts rile town

Air NZ defence of decision to pull out of Taupo-Wellington route is labelled a "waste of time".

Sport
Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Nanai-Williams opts for Samoa

Tim Nanai-Williams will be wearing a Samoan rugby jersey in two weeks and not pursuing an ABs one.

Lapping up my final prep

The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is nearly here and I'm really looking forward to the weekend.

WaiBop desperate for win

More help for Kiwi coaches

Tough Jury on mend for Magic

The tall defender is recovering well from injury and is ready to take her opportunity, writes Aaron Goile .

Aussie deal good for NZ

Australians are braying that their country's framework for a free trade agreement with China is bigger and/or better than New Zealand's with regard to dairy products.

Memorial trees abused

I am writing in disgust and concern at the total lack of respect shown to some memorial trees that had been planted along the roadside in the village of Manawaru.

What will future generations think?

Bruising blow for regions

In search of a surplus

Finance Minister Bill English, long set on getting the Government's books back into surplus in 2014/15, was obviously delighted with this year's Budget projections.

Audi's reveals its future

German brand has revealed its new prologue concept ahead of its official debut at the Los Angeles motor show.

Mercedes-Maybach S600

The ultimate flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range to come with a matching price tag.

Parked with 8cm to spare

Fabulous Ferrari

Lexus unveils dramatic concept

Japanese car maker previews its upcoming RC convertible.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  People

Making the most of curves

At a size 10, Hamilton designer Judy Moughton is not the most likely champion for curvy clothes.

Wise words after 65 years married

What does it really take to have long and healthy marriage?

Waikato builder wins award

Waikato homes up awards

The dark arts

A collaborative exhibition by two of New Zealand's best-loved artists offers a rare opportunity for Waikato Museum visitors.

Ebola song hits chart

No surprises this week's highest new entry on the singles chart at number two is Band Aid 30's Do they know it's Christmas.

Why is Kim K a cultural icon?

How is it that Kim Kardashian has become a genuinely significant cultural icon, all without doing any of the serious artistic work?

Death in a Nordic climate

Listen: Nathan Haines' 5 a Day

I'm extremely sensitive - Crowe

Russell Crowe says his extreme sensitivity and knows from a handshake whether somebody means him good or ill.

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