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Jail term for night predator

Court A Hamilton man who drove the streets at night looking for vulnerable women has been jailed for rape.

New circuit plans for roundabout

Hamilton City Council One of the most poignant reminders of Hamilton's V8 street circuit will be erased following an upgrade to the city's Norton roundabout.

Aim to make Hamilton 'age-friendly'

elderly A new group tasked with helping transform Hamilton into an "age-friendly city" will start from the ground up - literally.

Tyre thieves 'gutless'

Bald tyre Thames woman's tyres stolen while her husband went into life-saving surgery.

Camping laws 'overkill'

tarakohe map Thames-Coromandel District Council bats off claims that its camping restrictions infringe human rights.

Teacher pays school tribute

She has watched the school roll double and experienced a lightning strike outside her classroom.

Water debate must be open

tdn water strap Hamilton really city councillors should chat with their counterparts in other areas that have dealt with water-supply issues.

The problem with being Julie

The new look City Council has lurched to the right but, like America's Tea Party, they still don't have a majority, writes Paul Barlow.

Leo, fancy bumping into you here

Same old faces on Waikato DHB

HCC election: The complaints

Candidates asking voters not to back them among the gripes.

Snapper cutbacks 'unfair'

Recreational anglers pan Government decision to cut bag limits in NZ's most prized snapper fishery.

Snapper quota

Recreational fishers will now be able to catch seven snapper a day, after the Govt abandoned plans to slash the quota to three.

Shearer's snapper stunt

Snapper backdown?

Baby snapper selling overseas

On a good day the view from Brian Hart's workplace is hard to beat.

Excel initiative opens in Rotorua

Education Minister Hekia Parata visited Rotorua Primary School last week for the official launch of the Excel Rotorua education initiative.

Candidates vent on burning issues

In our Q&A series in the run-up to the local elections we asked the five mayoral candidates: What is the number one concern you are hearing from voters, and how do you plan to address it?

Mayors-in-waiting make pitches

$2m visitor subsidy paid

Psychic upset at charlatans

She knew the question was coming of course.