The Cloak of Pīwakawaka, by Lisa Vanin, onstage on Friday night.

Lisa Vanin places at WOW

9:37 AM  Cambridge designer Lisa Vanin places second in the Aotearoa section at WOW.

'Wave saved my life' video

McCoy surfing Kandui in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia, where he was for four months before coming home to New Zealand.

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Doctors patching up a surfer after accident discover brain tumour.

Bar robbed at gunpoint

12 min ago  They were wielding guns when they burst into a King Country bar at midnight.

Kiwis face airbag 'time bomb'

Tens of thousands of Kiwi drivers are putting themselves at risk by ignoring airbag recall.

Good Union's burger a winner

The search is on to find the perfect beer and burger. Denise Irvine checks out a contestant.

Footbridge a priority

There's a push for more work on plans for a pedestrian bridge to link central Hamilton and Parana Park.

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Crash in Hamilton causes delays

Police, St John Ambulance and Fire services are at the crash along Greenwood Street, near Bandon Street in Hamilton.

One person was trapped in their vehicle and had moderate injuries.

Hospital review prompts urgent action

The training of young doctors at Waikato Hospital is under scrutiny.

Tyre mountain 'a fire danger'

Fined for Facebook post


Homerun turns to slamdunk

Dropit chief executive Peter Howell (left) with Dropit chief operating officer Brendan Howell, says San Francisco is the ...

Two Kiwi brothers have scored a deal with an NBA Franchise who wants to use their auction app.

Business finds niche on demand

David White, chief executive office of Shift72.

Tech company leader in on demand video industry.

Innovation and adapting to change

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce president Phil MacKay

Chamber working in 'environment of perpetual change'.

Te Rapa turns into a transport hub

Porter Group's property in Te Rapa, Hamilton, borders the Waikato expressway and Arthur Porter Way

Hamilton released 20 years worth of industrial land - but five years later, that might not be enough.

Business and breakfast on menu

A warm welcome awaits you at the Ember Eatery and Bar in Pukete, from owner Mark Davis and assistant manager Hansa Malhotra.

Ember relaunches with new focus on customers and food.


Northland to play Midlands in final

Northland celebrate their win over North Harbour on Friday night.
National Hockey League

Two late goals secured Northland a place in Sunday's National Hockey League women's decider, while Midlands eased past Auckland.

Chiefs CEO search begins

Andrew Flexman resigned as Chiefs chief executive last month.

After Andrew Flexman's resignation last month, the Chiefs have begun their search for a new CEO.

Waikato too strong for Cyclones

Manawatū wing Kendall Templeman crosses for one of her two tries against Waikato on Friday night.

Waikato score five tries to Manawatū's four to claim win in the Farah Palmer Cup.

Wanderers continue to add local talent

Bailey Webster has joined Hamilton Wanderers for their 2017-18 national league campaign.

Five more players with roots in the Waikato-Bay of Plenty region have joined Hamilton Wanderers as their preseason gets underway.

Waikato look to bounce back

Waikato were left to rue what could have been against the Akarana Falcons last weekend.

Having pushed the defending champions close first-up, the Waikato rugby league team will hope for better against Canterbury.


Frontier justice

Break-ins, car theft and now trespass, it’s been a bad couple of months in the Swainson household.

OPINION: Once again, the police failed to act when crime came knocking.

Hamilton sound on lock

Free-FM manager Phil Grey saw The Hum providing a window on local Hamilton and New Zealand music that was needed.

OPINION: The Hum is fast becoming a musical hub with Hamilton's underground music community enthusing about an outlet that follows in the musical footsteps of traditional student radio.

OPINION: Proper use of the health dollar

The money spent on the Chiefs - $50,000 - would buy 16 cateract surgeries.

Next time the DHB has a hare-brained idea about how to allocate its health budget, it would do well to consult the people on the end of an IV line.

'She could make the air crackle'

Mary Donnell had a heartfelt commitment to humanitarian ideals.

OBITUARY: "She spoke; people stopped and listened." A woman of deep social concern, Mary Donnell loved free-thinking, breaking boundaries, breaking out of boxes.

Monumental truths

An Auckland man is challenging the mayor and council to begin a conversation about removing Ōtāhuhu's statue to infamous ...

OPINION: We can’t rewrite history or undo the past by pulling down memorials. Nor should we judge historical events by the rules of today.

Life & Style

'Cancer doesn't care who you are'

Hinuera resident Mariana Mahood tells her story of breast cancer ahead of the Pink Ribbon fundraisers.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Mariana Mahood is urging other women to check early and check often.

Roller doors next stop for shops?

Edmeades Jewellery shop owner Royce Edmeades.

Cambridge shop has been robbed 'numerous times'.

Lulu Jade "the underdog" in pinup competition

After just 18 months in the pinup world, Lisa Davey is a finalist in the Miss Pinup New Zealand pageant.

Lisa Davey never imagined she would find herself in the top 10 of a modelling competition.

Eye for an eye

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in New Zealand.

When in doubt, get your eyes checked out.

Good sorts for sport

Dan Chapman, Jono Sergeant and Matthew Cooper get their hands dirty for Good Sorts for Sport.

Sport Waikato's Good Sorts for Sport community day kicks off.

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Waikato treasures gifted to museum

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

Art and other taonga open to view 

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