After work drinks took on a special significance as workers rally to support each other.
Hamilton mayor Julie Hardaker has backed her staff's handling of the tyre saga.
Fifa's top-ranking officials have been given the red card, two days before the U-20 tournament kicks off in NZ.
Police are seeking a man who attempted to get a young boy into his van in Whitianga.
Police search addresses in attempts to find missing Waikato woman.
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.
The birthday hangover is still being felt after Hamiltonians threw one hell of a party.