Jeweller scoops top award

Shop scoops Hamilton's Business of the Year

Less than two years after opening the doors, Dale Mooney can claim ownership of the best business in town.
Diamond Jewellers

Police consider appeal

Craig Wyber Police are considering appealing a decision not to jail a man found with more than 1000 child sexual abuse images.

Going bush in Wilderland

You'll know Wilderland as the hippy commune over in the Coromandel.

Green light for $70m campus

Waikato University has been given the go-ahead for a multimillion-dollar campus in Tauranga.

'Tin shed' styling tops awards

A home "in the style of an old tin shed" and a Whangamata bach have been named Waikato's finest homes.

Golf course could be split in half

A golf club's members are frustrated it could be split in half under a proposed roading project.

Te Reo has benefits, says singer

Anna Coddington Raglan songbird Anna Coddington hopes her son will benefit from moves to make teaching Maori language compulsory.

Games come to Hamilton?

A future bid by New Zealand to host the Commonwealth Games could involve Hamilton.

Health board in the black

Scales seem 'tipped in Paki's favour'

Bill Bailey

Bailey to take leaf from book of Bob

He's no Bob Dylan, but Bill Bailey will be performing a protest song of his own in Hamilton this year.

Evolving key to growing business

Peter Webb Hitting $3 million turnover signalled it was time for a Hamilton business to change.

Bigger plans on the way for Fieldays

Planning is already well underway for next year's Fieldays, as the team celebrates the success of the most recent event.

Tauranga campus gets go

First scares, now tears


'Borrowed time'

Canpac's remaining 220 staff could be on borrowed time, after Fonterra refused to offer assurances.

Chiefs  |  Magic  |  School Sport  |  Racing

Styris ponders ND future

Scott Styris The former Black Cap may again turn out for the Knights, but hasn't been contracted for the 2014-15 season.

Melville, Wanderers battling

Melville United host Onehunga Sports in a Chatham Cup quarterfinal tie this afternoon, aiming to make the semifinals for the second year running.

Premier hockey set for finale

Tigers looking for fast start

Susan Curran

Golden oldie's hope

Lawn bowls rookie Susan Curran has set a new mark as New Zealand's oldest ever competitor at the Games.

Nothing sexy about Motion 30

couple holding hands Sex is a funny thing. It doesn't matter what your opinion is on the topic, you're likely to offend somebody.

Bigotry not the way forward

The section of the church that Michael Hewat has now aligned himself with has turned the Bible into a paper pope.

Waikato loses more jobs

Once were Anglicans


Labour fails to fire up

Labour Party politicians and supporters will find plenty of cause for disquiet in the latest poll figures.

Falcon's Mustang muscle look

Ford has revealed the new design of the last ever Falcon, which features redesigned front and rear styling. Never before has a Ford Falcon looked so much like a Ford Mustang.

Wee car sparkles at museum

Bill Dooley is mad about cars and his latest love is a 1967 Riley Elf Mark III.

Jag unveils bespoke F-Type

'Evita' limo to be sold

Aston Martin confirms invitation only super saloon

Invitation only super saloon

Aston Martin confirms the return of the historic Lagonda nameplate in a luxury saloon to be sold on an invitation basis only.

Life & Style
Arts  |  Fashion  |  Food  |  People

Cooking in the 'real Italy'

Cooking in Italy In Italian cooking everything must be made from scratch, and everything must be authentic

To chew or not to chew

If you can't handle the responsibility that comes with chewing gum, stop now. Switch to mints.

Why do we wear bras?

Cafe delivers country comfort

	 Cameron Farmilo

A winning formula

Cameron Farmilo's mother is still surprised that her son is a chef, and a top-notch one at that.

Kiwi actress lands GOT role

	 Keisha Castle-Hughes It's confirmed: Kiwi actress Keisha Castle-Hughes has landed a role in Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones bloopers

Laughter and death did battle on Friday at HBO's ''Game of Thrones'' panel at Comic Con.

Denny's love dilemma

When pirates ruled the airwaves

The Block NZ

When reality bites

What happens to reality TV contestants after they've been beamed into our lounges every night?

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