People were seen exiting a central Hamilton home with their hands up during the arrest on Monday afternoon.

Gunpoint carjacking arrest

Man arrested over the gunpoint carjacking of a Chevrolet Caprice in Hamilton.

Guard spooks raiders

The front of the Thames Noel Leeming store was damaged after being rammed by a stolen vehicle.

9:19 AM  Security guard responded to first raid and spooked thieves as they attempted a second.

Dairy owners wait their turn

Terrified shopkeeps play robbery roulette and with odds stacked against them.

Chiefs up against history

No team has travelled from South Africa to New Zealand, then won a playoff match since 1998.

Millions in profit, little tax

Tax break has some fired up, but tribe is happy to announce record breaking profits.

Synthetic cannabis a killer

OPINION: Synthetic cannabis is killing people and something should be done, Tom O'Connor says.

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Gathering to remember fallen miners in Waihi

A dedication ceremony for Tipiwai Stainton will be held on Sunday.

15 min ago  A dedication ceremony for Tipiwai Stainton, a miner who died underground in Waihi in July of last year, will be held on Sunday.

NZ's worst footpath?

Ten steps forward, one step sideways. Tauranga City Council left defending flexible path twisting up users.

Man allegedly slit throat of rival

SH25A closed for days

business

Millions in profit, little tax

Chris Joblin, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings.

A longstanding tax break has some fired up, but Waikato-Tainui is happy to announce record breaking profits.

Dairy owners await their turn for robbery

The owner of the Holland Superette in Fairfield, Hamilton, was struck in the head with a hammer after refusing to hand ...

Terrified shopkeeps play robbery roulette and with odds stacked against them.

Steak secrets

Angus breeder Tim Brittain and his wife, Kelly, produced the country's best steak this year.

Stressed-out steers don't make a tasty dinner, Steak of Origin champ says.

Quick fixes needed for parking video

Both Cambridge Community Board chairman Mike Pettit and Chamber of Commerce CEO Tania Witheford would like to see some ...

Town has no clear strategy to resolve parking problems.

Maitland's Top 5 - hot springs

The private spas at the Te Aroha Mineral Spas are large wooden tubs filled with hot mineral water.

Help take the chill off this winter by taking a dip at these hidden gems around the region.

sport

Trial matches completed

Fullback Veronica Sue during her team's warm-up before the second and final trial match at Bedford Park in Matamata.

They don't get paid to play but no one can deny their passion for rugby.

Chiefs up against history

Liam Messam and the Chiefs are up against history as they try to stay alive in Super Rugby.

No team has travelled from South Africa to New Zealand, then won a playoff match since 1998.

History repeats as Bombay crowned champions

Joshua Stol, Jordan Goldsmith and Liam Daniela celebrate the Bombay victory.

Fourth straight title for Bombay rugby empire in Counties Manukau McNamara Cup club rugby final.

Cambridge go top of WaiBop Premiership

A 2-1 win over Matamata has moved Cambridge one point ahead of Waikato Unicol at the top of the WaiBop Premiership.

A 2-1 win over Matamata has moved Cambridge one point ahead of Waikato Unicol at the top of the table, with eight games to go.

A rewarding ride into the unknown

Jaime Nielsen completed 191 laps of the Avantidrome during her hour on the track.

Jaime Nielsen didn't know what an hour record attempt would feel like. At the end of it, she was almost the world's best.

opinion

Synthetic cannabis a killer

Police released this still from a video when announcing the seven Auckland deaths in a month from synthetic cannabis.

OPINION: Synthetic cannabis is killing people and something should be done, Tom O'Connor says.

History should be honoured

Hamilton's Founders Theatre looks set for the scrapheap, just like Euphrasie House and so many others.

OPINION: The city's predilection to bowl every building with a bit of history is to be abhorred, Richard Swainson says.

Dick Spraggs an RSA stalwart

Dick Spraggs loved his gardening.

OBITUARY:

Parenting: It's all in the attitude

Upset by your choice to have kids? It's too late now! (file photo)

OPINION: All those who regret being parents need an attitude transplant, Narelle Henson says.

Ask the tough questions this election

All New Zealand children should be free of want.

OPINION: Max Christoffersen wants to know what politicians are doing to stop intergenerational poverty.

Life & Style

Engineer pursues difficult field

Software engineer Alaa Abuellif has received a $1000 scholarship to help with her study at Waikato University.

In a field dominated by men, Alaa Abuellif is changing the status quo.

Marae made of matchsticks, who's the builder?

The folk art marae at the Cambridge Museum has been built out of about 1000 match sticks.

A miniature marae built from matchsticks has piqued the interest of museum officials.

Quarter of Waipa's population is disabled

There are about 4700 people in Cambridge living with some sort of disability, 2200 of them with serious mobility issues.

The scheme would cost $100,000 per year, co-funded by Waipa and NZTA.

Maitland's Top 5 - hot springs

The private spas at the Te Aroha Mineral Spas are large wooden tubs filled with hot mineral water.

Help take the chill off this winter by taking a dip at these hidden gems around the region.

Honest, Kiwi music with tears and big beats

Singer Abbie Harker-Ferguson's powerful voice demanded attention.

Review: Performers leave Hamilton, On A Good Note.

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Trust Waikato chairman Niwa Nuri and Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker discuss artist Dick Frizzell's work Pile of Stumps.

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