Family mourns the loss of Ouma

Belia van Rensburg and her husband, Mervin, were childhood sweethearts. They were building a home together in Cambridge before she died in a car accident.

7:49 PM  Belia van Rensburg died last week. Her family remembers her fondly.

'We'll enjoy it while it's here' video

07072015 NEWS Photo: Mike Scott/Fairfax NZ. Mokau on the South-West Waikato coast has history of battling erosion of its coastline to the churning Tasman Sea. Permanant and temporary residents have taken up the battle themselves creating rockwalls in front of their homes and baches.

6:29 PM  At one pristine coastal spot in the Waikato less than $100,000 can buy you a three-bedroom bach. The catch is, the sea may steal the land.

Sprinkle of spice for Sex-ed classes

Including pleasure in sexuality education makes for a more balanced view, Family Planning says.

6:16 PM  Intimacy and orgasms touted for sex-ed classes

Flights delayed at Hamilton Airport

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All Blacks arrive at Hamilton Airport to a large crowd of young and old.
Boys Hillcrest High Does the Haka

Two departing flights from Hamilton Airport bound for Wellington have been delayed by close to an hour due to poor weather. 

Hamilton doctors swamped with children

The mid-winter illnesses have arrived in the Waikato, with most suffering from respiratory and gastro infections.

The start of the school holidays saw doctors' offices inundated with patients, many of them children.

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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.

Time behind bars for mum

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

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.

Massive costume sale

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.

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