Crash closes road, cuts power

The downed power pole near Gordonton.

10:57 AM  A car smashed into a power pole, cutting power to homes north of Hamilton.

Heavy rain, wind, to strike

Bands of rain start making their way down the North Island in this MetService rain radar image from 9.51am.

10:50 AM  The weather gods are about to smite the Waikato.

Centenary daffodil on show

10:40 AM  A daffodil has been specially developed to celebrate the Morrinsville Horticultural Society's 100th birthday.

Booths encourage financial check

Money Week

10:39 AM  By Shontelle Cargill

Daffodil Day game for teacher

Daffodil Day was a special day for St John's College this year as they held it in remembrance for their much loved teacher Mel Young, who recently died of cancer after teaching at the college for 43 years.

This year St John's College kicked off their fundraising for Daffodil Day with something a little different.

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Hamilton's 150th

Donation to help dialysis patients

Morrinsville Lions Club members chop firewood to raise funds for a modified van for dialysis patients. Photo: SUPPLIED

Dialysis patients will soon be able to take a much-needed holiday after a $110,000 donation towards a modified campervan.

Massive costume sale

Gwen Lyon, chairperson of the Hamilton Operatic Youth Council, and society member Jonathan Eyers check out costumes on offer at their giant garage sale on  May 2.

The chaos seen last at Hamilton Operatic's giant garage sale in 2011 could be replicated on May 2 as the society cleans thousands of retro and fashion items from its wardrobe, says business manager Jason Wade.

Time behind bars for mum

The Coroners Court of Victoria has found methamphetamine deaths are soaring.

Mother who made and distributed P from her Hamilton home jailed for six years, seven months.

'#Amazing' birthday bash gallery

PARTY: Louise Racliffe and Gabrielle de Bruijn celebrate Hamilton's 150th birthday and the 10th anniversary of the Riff Raff statute.

The birthday hangover is still being felt after Hamiltonians threw one hell of a party.

Cultural desert? Not Hamilton

The Meteor Theatre is listed at No 4, where theatre is now enjoyed week in and week out.

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

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