car

Ferrari clocked at 210kmh

Businessman roared on when cop spotted late model Ferrari California on expressway.

Ambos turned away

Waikato Hospital's emergency department has been stretched to its limits this winter (file photo).

Packed medical clinics are sending ambulances on to Waikato Hospital's ED.

Shot Kiwi's legal woes

Concerned friends told the Kiwi who was shot dead in the Philippines to come home.

Pilot jumped before passengers

5:30 PM  Taupo pilot criticised for leaving two passengers on his crashing skydiving plane as he jumped out in mid-air.

Growth gobbles up rural roads

Residents ask council for footpaths and lower speed limits on what were once rural roads.

Rennie airs Chiefs' 'hate' video

Chiefs and Crusaders have hardly had a cosy relationship since Dave Rennie took over.

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Abstract art wins $20,000 prize

Elizabeth Caldwell, the judge of this year's National Contemporary Art Award competition, was very impressed by the ...

5 min ago  Dunedin artist's memory and community-themed work judged best in show at Waikato Museum.

School locks gates

Alleged assault on child by stranger at a Hamilton school prompts police and principal to lock the gates.

Farmer rams cows with ute

Home burns to the ground

business

No room for light-fingered housekeepers

Hiring a convicted thief to clean hotel rooms "doesn't really work", according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa chief ...

Poor screening of people referred by Work and Income for hospitality jobs blamed in part for why temporary migrants are filling job vacancies.

Commercial developments on track

Steel framing is lifted into place for the first accommodation building in the Lakewood development.

Multiple commercial developments on track in Cambridge.

Sorry to see foundry go

Hauraki Prospectors Association vice presidents Nelson Valiant, left, and Lawrie Cobb with part of the Stamper Battery ...

Thames was built on the back of gold mining and kauri logging, and the A&G Price foundry was there every step of the way.

Maitland's top weekend markets

Plenty of options at a range of markets on in the Waikato to support your community and buy fresh fruit and vegetables.

Stalls brimming with goodies are popping up left, right and centre in the Waikato.

Small business uses digital to cross the divide

Legend directors Sarah Matheson and Karen Rieser [right].

Business owners are basing their companies where they want to live and breaking down the barriers with the internet.

sport

Old Boys not surprised by rivals

Zac Guildford will be a dangerman for Hamilton Old Boys in the Waikato premier club rugby final against Otorohanga.

Old Boys may start favourites, but Otorohanga have had the wood on them this season.

Chiefs not embracing underdog tag

The Chiefs believe they have the resolve to cause an upset in their semifinal against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Such is the competitiveness between these two teams, the Chiefs aren't willing to play the underdog card going into their semifinal against the Crusaders.

Waikato Farah Palmer Cup squad named

New Waikato women's rugby captain Sosoli Talawadua, left, with Michelle Baillie, General Manager of SKYCITY Hamilton.

Black Fern Sosoli Talawadua named new Waikato women's rugby captain for revamped national competition.

Rotorua will test competitiors

Katie McKeen will be looking to go out on a high in the Taumarunui Cup at Rotorua's Arawa Park.

Rotorua will provide a tough test on Saturday.

We've found an extra gear: Wilbore

Otorohanga's Te Hata Wilbore is primed for a big showing against Hamilton Old Boys.

The halfback has been a key figure in Otorohanga's revival.

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

Abstract art wins $20,000 prize

Elizabeth Caldwell, the judge of this year's National Contemporary Art Award competition, was very impressed by the ...

Dunedin artist's memory and community-themed work judged best in show at Waikato Museum.

What happened to Whitehall School?

What looks like a hand-made wall is still at the former school's entrance.

'It was a beautiful school on a wonderful site, with a very supportive community.'

Greens seek Taupo party vote

Wanting New Zealanders to have the best of everything is why 33-year old Julie Sandilands is standing for the Greens in ...

Green candidate is realistic about toppling National's Louise Upston.

'Symbolic' campaign to reduce waste video

Plastic bottles are being sent to associate minister for conservation Scott Simpson to raise awareness of the need for ...

Will Scott Simpson take note of his message on a bottle?

Cambridge plus in car charging unit

BMW i3 was designed as an electric car. Pure-battery version does 200km on a charge.

Latest electric car charging station up and running in Waipa.

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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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