Hamilton's tyre mountain saga has made its way to Taupo.
One man is in serious condition following a brutal assault in Hamilton just after 3pm.
A family had a lucky escape from a fire which gutted their Hamilton flat.
A Cambridge man speaks of the morning he woke up with macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease.
The family of Nicky Stevens believe their son may have been found alive had police acted sooner.
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.