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'A bunch of alpacas' with fibre to use started Cambridge Creative Fibre group member Justina Wu on crafting.

Craft isn't just something your nana does, says fair organiser.

Sleep-outs destroyed in suspicious blaze

A garage sleep-out in Fairfield was engulfed in flames overnight.

Investigators treating fire that gutted Waikato sleep-out units as suspicious.

Banned priest threatens legal action

The Catholic Church has banned a priest from performing mass in the Waikato.

A Catholic priest told to stop holding mass by his church hits back with a lawyer.

Melee at meat market video

A scuffle erupted outside Wellmart Asian Supermarket when owner Linda Xi asked to see inside the bag of suspected shoplifters.

It started with meat and ended with a scuffle and a teen trying to force her way into a car.

Police name man found in river

Police close off the river walkway near Swarbrick landing on River road after a body was discovered.

Police release identity of body in river.

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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.

Massive costume sale

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.

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.

Time behind bars for mum

The Coroners Court of Victoria has found methamphetamine deaths are soaring.

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

'#Amazing' birthday bash gallery

PARTY: Louise Racliffe and Gabrielle de Bruijn celebrate Hamilton's 150th birthday and the 10th anniversary of the Riff Raff statute.

The birthday hangover is still being felt after Hamiltonians threw one hell of a party.

Cultural desert? Not Hamilton

The Meteor Theatre is listed at No 4, where theatre is now enjoyed week in and week out.

OPINION: You could fill a book with what's wrong with Hamilton but the city's sesquicentennial is not one.

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