Ferrari clocked at 210kmh

1:47 PM  Businessman roared on when cop spotted late model Ferrari California on expressway.

Rennie airs Chiefs' 'hate' video

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie will join Scotland club Glasgow Warriors after Super Rugby.

2:04 PM  Chiefs and Crusaders have hardly had a cosy relationship since Dave Rennie took over.

Home burns to ground

Residents were in a nearby town when they heard the fire siren.

Growth gobbles up rural roads

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

Farmer rams cows with ute

Dairy cows were running as fast as they could, but a farmer drove into them.

Sorry to see foundry go

Thames was built on gold mining and A&G Price was there every step of the way.

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Clinics turn away ambos

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

17 min ago  Packed medical clinics are heaping more pressure on Waikato Hospital's ED.

Heavy snow warning in place

Five vehicles hit ice and skid off the road in Southland as the cold snap grips the country.

Paedophile gets preventive detention

Truck roll blocks highway


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.

No shopping on Easter

Hamilton City Councillors have voted voted 8-3 to against Easter trading.

It's the status quo in Hamilton after councillors voted against Easter trading.


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.

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 'are viewed differently'

Chiefs assistant coach Andrew Strawbridge says the off-field incidents in the off-season have the franchise viewed ...

Off-field incidents have changed public opinion and made the Chiefs look inward, assistant coach says.


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.


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.

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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.

Greenslade House home to many

From the same viewpoint: the changes to the outside of the house are evident in this photo from 2012, under Terry and ...

Reporter Kelley Tantau​ delves into the history of Greenslade House in Hamilton.

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.

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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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