Nanaia Mahuta took at swipe at the Maori Party after she crushed her opponent in the Hauraki-Waikato electorate.

Mahuta romps home

Māori Party no competition for Labour's Nanaia Mahuta in the Hauraki-Waikato electorate.

Hamilton backs blue video

Hamilton East National MP David Bennett receives congratulations from Hamilton East Labour candidate Jamie Strange after ...

It's a clean sweep for National in Hamilton, with David Bennett and Tim Macindoe fending off two Labour rookies.

A timely drop in Waikato's 'ocean'

National's spending promises are timely for the growing Waikato and Bay of Plenty.

First-time MP romps in

National Waikato candidate Tim van de Molen won the Waikato seat with ease.

Coromandel stays with National

12:54 PM  Voters keep National MP Scott Simpson in power as he enters his third term as MP for Coromandel.

Container ship fire doused 

12:38 PM  Damaged wood is being removed from the hold while firefighters look for flare-ups.

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Review: Opus Winds at Waikato Museum

It was a lovely concert, but the venue proved a challenge.

Andrew Buchanan-Smart reviews the Opus Winds concert.

Flavell says he's had enough

Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says he won't be back and took a parting shot at the voters who showed him the door.

Bumper crop of Bay MPs

The man who was never found


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.


Rookie won't write Waikato off

Tyler Campbell thinks Waikato could still come up trumps in their Ranfurly Shield challenge.

The youngster says the Mooloo men still have plenty to play for despite another loss.

Rennie's team top of table

Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has led his new club Glasgow Warriors to the top of the Pro 14 rugby standings.

Departed Chiefs coach "stoked" with his Glasgow Warriors as they go top in the Pro 14.

King into final

Joelle King is through to the final of the Macau Open.

The Kiwi takes down the giant-killer on her way to the Macau Open final.

Potential isn't enough for Kiwi eight

The NZ men's eight train at Lake Karapiro ahead of the 2017 world champs in the US.

Inconsistency has proved the biggest factor halting further progress for the NZ men's eight.

Swamp Foxes into top four

Thames Valley have shot up to the lofty position of third in the Heartland Championship.

Win over King Country sees Thames Valley fly up to third in Heartland Championship.


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.

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.

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

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