The looming debate on the ownership of freshwater has been surrounded by so much myth and guesswork that an informed public conversation is now all but impossible.
OPINION: Artworks add A point of difference to Hamilton.
OPINION: The Waikato is facing a measles epidemic, and it's caused by people who don't vaccinate their children.
Opinion: Helen Clark's media beat up fail to dissolve with time.
Opinion: Asking hard questions can generate action on Hamilton's CBD.
The flag of India flies adjacent to an Anzac commemoration in central Hamilton, but it is not widely known that Indian soldiers fought valiantly alongside the Anzacs in the Gallipoli.
OPINION: Much of the country simply lacks the infrastructure to host hordes of tourists.
Opinion: Kiwis becoming a nation of consumers.
It started like any other Waikato Times column. This looks like an interesting read, I thought.
OPINION: Morrinsville's Wallace Art Gallery consistently provides a great art experience in a town of just 7000.
OPINION: Stephen Fry's comments in their entirety predict the response the short clip elicited.
OPINION: Giving the decision to district health boards means democracy is the loser, since elected members are in the minority.
OPINION: When is consent not consent? Age doesn't always cover all the options.
OPINION: Mayor Allan Sanson had to ride to the rescue of his communications team when Fair Go showed up.
OPINION: The future is coming at fast forward speed.
OPINION: News flash: Being poor doesn't give you special immunity from critique, writes Peter Dornauf.
REVIEW: The performance was moved from Founders to Clarence Street, which proved a bit small, though the acoustics were adequate.
It seems the Government has been outed trying to secretly renege on free off–peak travel on public transport promised to holders of the SuperGold Card.
OPINION: Is it just me, or are others noticing a bigger than average run of people having a ping at each other, grumping and niggling about this and that?
OPINION: It is criminal that such pig farms as the one in Hopuhopu that had a fire last week are continuing to operate.
OPINION: Conservation no longer seems to be part of the Conservative credo. It now belongs to the left-wing radicals. How strange.
OPINION: Where are our waste-to-energy projects? It's an idea whose time has come.
OPINION: Nostalgia has immense pulling power.
The age of consent for sexual relations creates a heated debate every few years, often with little in the way of a useful outcome.
OPINION: Anyone who wants a state house should be forced to have a drug test before they move in and be randomly tested thereafter. Consequences for failing the test should be grim.
Obituary: Paul Regan Swadel, October 23, 1968 - March 18, 2016
Opinion, Max Christoffersen: Hamilton City Council must re-think they way it is providing for elderly population.
Opinion, Geoff Taylor: Hardaker's surprise will bring out the contenders.
Opinion, Richard Swainson: In this the end of the cinematic experience?