6:47 PM An accident south of Rotorua has claimed the life of a motorcyclist.
DHB stands to lose $2.7m after waiting lists got too long.
For some it might be too early to think about Christmas - but not those wanting to help children in third world countries enjoy the holiday.
The warning bells are ringing for the elderly who do not have the security of owning their own homes.
The police dive squad is being brought in to search waterways for missing teenager Lucas Cochrane.
The new, pirate-themed playground in Acacia Bay is a great example of a top-quality facility for the district's children, but what about the other suburbs?
A born and bred Mangakino local has put her hand up to represent her home town again at Taupo District Council.
A small South Waikato farming community has organised a fun get together following a difficult calving season and low milk payout forecast as a way of helping farmers through.
The Salvation Army annual book fair was held in the old Dino's Cafe building from Thursday until Saturday. Luke Kirkeby headed along to check out the thousands of books on offer and found he was not alone.
As a farmer fell into a pit of severe depression, his cows were starving to death.
They've spent days trapped on the skifield at Mt Ruapehu. Now, the schoolchildren are finally off the mountain.
"It has cost us, but we just said 'no, we don't want it'," a Rotorua cafe owner says.
It's time to talk rubbish.
Morrinsville Primary School has the best Kickstart Breakfast Club in the galaxy.
The 15th Annual Morrinsville College Fun Run/Walk consists of a 5km, 10km and a half marathon run/walk and is always well supported by Morrinsville locals and out of towners of all ages and abilities.
A festival to inspire youth has inspired three Ngaruawahia High School students after they won scholarships to attend.
The Kilwell Lower Waikato River Trout Competition will see more than 100 entries vying for some top prizes as well as contribute to a fish management study.
BMX track needs a project manager to see it through to completion.
Do you like to get lost in a good book, or how about thousands of books?
Kaiaua School students were surprised and delighted to see a flock of brightly painted wooden birds had alighted in the school grounds.
REVIEW: Four of New Zealand's best singers and songwriters combine for The Church Tour in Hamilton.
Korina and Steve Verkley have scooped a prestigious award and have won a trip to Italy.
Wesley College students hope to follow in the footsteps of famous alumni.
When you are a small country school with only 106 pupils, fundraising to do work around the school is particularly hard.