Waihi faces 50 job losses video

28052015 NEWS Photo: Mike Scott/Fairfax NZ.Mining activities are on hold at one part of a Wahi gold mining operation, meaning 50 job losses Macmahon Contractors (NZ) Ltd.

After work drinks took on a special significance as workers rally to support each other.

Hamilton tyre debacle "bad all round" says Mayor

About 7000 tyres have been moved from Hamilton to farmland west of Kinloch, only two kilometers from the Lake Taupo shoreline.

Hamilton mayor Julie Hardaker has backed her staff's handling of the tyre saga.

New Zealand remains mum on Fifa scandal

A FIFA logo sits on a wall behind FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter during a press conference at the end of the FIFA Executive Comitee meeting at the FIFA headquarters on March 20, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland

Fifa's top-ranking officials have been given the red card, two days before the U-20 tournament kicks off in NZ.

Whitianga van driver sought

03032015 news photo: Martin de Ruyter/Fairfax NZ

Police at crash between a car and empty truck on the Richmond Deviation.

Police are seeking a man who attempted to get a young boy into his van in Whitianga.

Homes visited in missing woman search

Waikato woman Finnesse Kairau is missing.

Police search addresses in attempts to find missing Waikato woman.

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Hamilton's 150th

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.

'#Amazing' birthday bash gallery

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

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

Time behind bars for mum

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

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