'My eye is burnt out'

Tribal Huk president Jamie Pink said he has lost sight in his right eye after a gun shoot out on the country roads of ...

Tribal Huk leader Jamie Pink has described the moment he was shot at during a showdown with drug dealers.

Camera footage reviewed in tyre shop blaze

About eight vehicles were inside AH Franks Tyres in Hamilton when the building on Anglesea St went up in flames.

Work is underway to clear the remains of AH Franks Tyres in Hamilton after a suspicious blaze ripped through the tyre shop.

Cash boost ends hallway lessons

Children at Hamilton East School are excited the hear they are getting three new classrooms. The school refused to ...

$4million investment to be divvied up between six Waikato schools.

No jail for baby shaker

The 36-year-old man was sentenced to 150 hours community work and a year of supervision when he appeared in the Hamilton ...

Infant girls were lucky to escape retardation, blindness or death.

Waikato Times building up for sale

The building that houses the Waikato Times is for sale.

A building that was designed with the future in mind is for sale.

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Taupo Times

Rosie Harvey appointed deputy mayor

Taupo District Council candidate Rosie Harvey.

Top polling Taupo District Councillor Rosie Harvey has been appointed deputy mayor.

Escape to a sci-fi world

A scene from "This Giant Paper Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy".

Robots and ray guns all feature in a hilarious sci-fi film by an Auckland father.

South Waikato News

Keeping them safe on the roads

Students enjoying their day waiting to learn what its like to drive when there are kids around and double checking that ...

The annual Young Driver Expo was held at the South Waikato Events Centre last week with a range of activities and demonstrations on offer including details, experiences and consequences of texting and driving and drinking and driving. Tamara Thorn went along to check things out.

Shopping pays off for New World customer

Tereu Tereu sits in the car he won from New World Tokoroa.

Local man wins New World Tokoroa car giveaway.

Ruapehu Press

Shop windows don pink in breast cancer appeal

Anei Haupapa, Melleny Houpapa and councillor Karen Ngatai show their support for Pink Ribbon Day.

Businesses in Taumarunui rallied around to support Pink Ribbon Day.

Tools out for beautification project winners

Christiaan Cummings said the Manuaute St Beautification project is good for the town.

Members of the Ruapehu Youth Council were left scratching their heads after a high number of entries for the Manuaute St beautification project were received.

Rotorua Review

Rotorua perfect for rebel rousing

Rebel rousers' Brett Forlong and Jess Caulfield.

Organising one new festival for Rotorua is a risk...two is unheard of.

Hospitals faring well during strike

Junior doctors strike at Christchurch Hospital.

Lakes DHB saying they are coping well during the strike.

Piako Post

Fitting farewell for sky pirate

Hundreds turned out for John Shuttleworth's funeral at the Waharoa Aerodrome on Saturday.

 Hundreds farewelled the Morrinsville pilot who died when his plane crashed on Tuesday.

Tussling with tutsan

Tutsan originated in southern and western Europe and is related to ornamental hypericums (St John's wort).

Waikato Weed Watch: Tussling with tutsan.

North Waikato News

Women empowerment mindset earns award

Nancy Hughes, front, at the Waahi Whaanui clinic where she volunteers her time practicing mirimiri and where she was ...

Huntly It's Not Ok champion Nancy Hughes says the women in her life have all inspired her in different ways to help others.

Ngaruawahia students speed ahead

Some of the Ngaruawahia High School's Evolocity team Michael Gilbert, left, AJ Mahutariki, back left, Melissa Blackett, ...

The Ngaruawahia High School Evolocity team were still working on their bike at the last minute before the Evolocity competition.

Matamata Chronicle

Christmas crafts at the Men's Shed

David Brockelhurst, Matamata Mens Shed

If Santa ran his own workshop, you would possibly find him at the Matamata Men's Shed. 

Fuel and vehicles targeted by thieves

Matamata community constable Aimee Searle is asking for people to report suspicious behaviour following thefts in rural ...

Matamata is bearing the brunt of rural burglaries.

Hauraki Herald

Hauraki club offers learn to row programme

Hauraki Rowing Club is offering a learn to row programme.

Hauraki Rowing Club has eight seats availabe for its upcoming Learn to Row programme.

Annual Saints and Angels event an alternative to Halloween

Children dress up for the Saints and Angels evening at St James Church, Thames.

Saints and angels will be out in force on October 31, as part of St James Church's annual event.

Hamilton Press

Champion driver returns to stockcars at Huntly

After four years driving midgets, Hamilton speedway driver Jarad Wade, is looking to reclaim some titles in his new ...

Driver Jared Wade is looking for podium finishes, returning to stock car racing.

From accounting to art

Sylvia Sinel incorporates her Swedish heritage with the colours and styles of New Zealand pottery.

An opening day at a new pottery studio showcases the diversity of the craft.

Franklin County News

Bus changes for Franklin

Pukekohe's bus services are changing this weekend.

Bus timetables are changing in Franklin this weekend.

Bombay playcentre celebrates 50 years

Bombay Playcentre is celebrating 50 years with a new look and a family fun day for all past and present members.

This year Bombay Playcentre is celebrating 50 years with a new look and a family fun day for all past and present members.

Cambridge Edition

Kapa Haka Evening by the lake

The poi of the Cambridge Primary School performers was a feature.

A school event created 26 years ago continues to showcase kapa haka for young performers around Cambridge.

Tussling with tutsan

Tutsan originated in southern and western Europe and is related to ornamental hypericums (St John's wort).

Waikato Weed Watch: Tussling with tutsan.

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