From Murupara to Microsoft

Barrie Sheers, originally from Murupara, is now managing director of Microsoft New Zealand.

Ex pat earns first New Zealand job, 30 years after leaving on his big OE.

Waikato region facing $1 billion loss under a $4 payout

Ag First Agricultural consultant Phil Journeaux says the regions will feel the impact of a predicted fall in payout when Fonterra reviews its forecast on August 7.

AgFirst's annual financial survey has a grim outlook for the Waikato.

Transport agency to examine intersection changes

A motorist turns left into Raynes Road, holding up south-bound traffic on State Highway 3. New Zealand Transport Agency will study the layout of the intersection following a safety upgrade.

Changes to a busy state highway intersection south of Hamilton has been labelled a "botch-up" by some road users.

New rules could bring 'cowboy' contractors to Hamilton

All tenanted properties will require floor and ceiling insulation by mid 2019.

New insulation rules for tenanted properties will bring out "cowboy" contractors looking to make a quick buck, says rental agency.

Riverlea Theatre agree to land sale despite claims of unfair treatment

City councillors will be asked to approve a conditional sale and purchase agreement for the land underneath Hamilton's Riverlea Theatre.

City councillors will be asked to approve a conditional sale and purchase agreement for land underneath Riverlea Theatre.

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