A Hamilton woman is devastated after burglars nicked World War II medals belonging to her grandfather.

Grandpa's war medals stolen video

4:38 PM  She travelled to Britain to bring back her granddad's war medals, only for a burglar to take them.

Lake polluter revealed

TGH allowed stock to graze on a block consented only for forestry near Lake Taupo.

Tainui Group Holdings outs itself and apologises after council cover up of breach.

Maitland's top 5 things to do

Check out her top 5 picks, from Chiefs mana to the seafood festival.

Bike crash begins chain of crimes

A call related to a motorbike accident in Waikato led police to an allegedly stolen car and a heated pursuit.

Surgery after arrest

Drunk man's hand was jammed into door of a police van during incident - but report finds actions justified

Alleged killer driver in court

Man charged with causing the death of Justine Andersen near Cambridge last year.

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Uni job cuts proposed

29042015 University of Waikato. Generic. Turtle Lake. Students Study Hamilton.
Library, L block, K block, shops and Oranga.

15 min ago  'We've reached the point where we just can't wait any more to adjust staffing levels.'

Sneak peek at Huntly's $458 million roading project

5:11 PM  Work has started on reshaping Waikato's northern gateway.

Huge economic benefit likely through 2017 World Masters Game

Chocolate fundraisers under fire

business

Sneak peek at Huntly's $458 million roading project

Fulton Hogan HEB joint venture project director Tony Dickens.

Work has started on reshaping Waikato's northern gateway.

'Hobby' attracts Star Wars artists

Weta Workshop senior designer Paul Tobin and his business partner Kate Jorgenson have turned their hobby business and ...

Weta designer's book business has led to the country's first science fiction event specifically for artists.

Fonterra flogs buildings in downturn

Fonterra's Southland Farm Source store manager David Sinclair (left) and Fonterra shareholder's councillor Vaughan ...

Fonterra has put eight of its Farm Source stores up for sale amid a depressed dairy market.

Hamilton house values have risen 25.3 per cent in a year

A house in Chartwell increased in value by $80,000 in one year.

 House prices continue to go through the roof.

City's gambling policy up for debate, again

City councillors are divided on whether Hamilton should pursue a sinking lid approach to gambling machines.

Hamilton City Council will embark on a further round of public consultation on its gambling rules.

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Naholo back for Chiefs test

Reunited: Waisake Naholo celebrates the Highlanders Super Rugby final victory over the Hurricanes with fellow All Black ...

Waisake Naholo is back from injury to boost the Super Rugby champions

Huge economic benefit likely through 2017 World Masters Game

The 2017 World Masters Games come to Auckland and the Waikato next April.

Next year's World Masters Games likely to impact positively on Waikato.

The next Steven Adams?

Callum McRae is one of five young Kiwis heading to the NBA's Basketball Without Borders camp in Australia next month.

Callum McRae, who is just 1cm shorter than Steven Adams, is one of five Kiwis selected for NBA camp.

Xtravagant's minder jumps into action

Daniel Miller takes Pentire colt Xtravagant  for a walk after arriving at Flemington for the Australian Guineas in March.

Rain arrives in time for jumpers.

Returning players boost Chiefs

Charlie Ngatai, left, will return from injury for the Chiefs and line up alongside Aaron Cruden, right, against the ...

Charlie Ngatai and James Lowe are back in the starting side as the Chiefs eye up a big derby against the Highlanders.

opinion

Obituary: William Gregg Flower

William Gregg Flower.

Obituary: William Gregg Flower, 1919 - 2016.

The water debate needs some light shed on it

Irrigation companies can choose to sell the water, making them owners in all but name.

The looming debate on the ownership of freshwater has been surrounded by so much myth and guesswork that an informed public conversation is now all but impossible.

Opinion: Hamilton should embrace art and heritage

An artist's design for the three-storey sculpture The Tongue of the Dog.

OPINION: Artworks add A point of difference to Hamilton.

Vaccinate against measles now

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adult, antibodies, boy, chickenpox, child, ...

OPINION: The Waikato is facing a measles epidemic, and it's caused by people who don't vaccinate their children.

Opinion: Fry cleans up history

Stephen Fry.

Opinion:

Life & Style

WINZ payment cards

Graham McCready has been living in Hamilton for 18 months and currently lives in a one-bedroom unit in Hamilton East.

Hamilton supermarkets urged to be part of discount card scheme.

Cambridge travellers luck out in national competition

Pictured are travel winners Mark Boggiss and his partner Veronica Trent, and Pat Bergemann, flanked by helloworld ...

Lucky travel genie drops in to Cambridge outlet.

Richard Vaughan's train hobby

Richard Vaughan's model train station takes up nearly all of the space in his garage.

Well known Cambridge man has a lesser-known hobby going on in his garage.

Hum-ilton groups band together for Music Month at the Meteor

Hamilton band The New Millennium Beatniks are led by Richard Selinkoff, the city's own authentic beat poet.

Waikato music fans can discover some of their own talent and contribute to a good cause at two gigs in May.

It's a small world after all for model railroaders

Reuben Middlemiss from Rotorua checks the coupler heights (aka: the carriage links) on his train, following a day of ...

Model railway enthusiasts aren't just a bunch of stuffy old men standing around watching toy trains go by.

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