Balloons may resume tomorrow

No picturesque balloon flying could take place Tuesday morning, as heavy drizzle put off the first day of flying at ...

10:22 AM  Heavy drizzle postponed the start of the event's 20th birthday.

Support flows as Waikato rallies

University of Waikato students were keen to show their support for the Muslim community at a Monday event.

Waikato University, the local settlement centre, and schools are all showing support for their local Muslim communities.

MPs back urgent gun reform

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Bipartisan approach to gun reforms needed in the wake of mosque mass shooting, say Hamilton National MPs.

Hyperthermia 'cause of baby's death'

Donna Catherine Parangi, pictured at a previous court appearance (FILE).

Forensic pathologist reveals her findings to manslaughter trial - and then gets grilled by the defence.

Giant heart against 'gutless, cowardly attack'

A giant heart tribute to the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings has taken shape in front of Cambridge Town Hall.

While local officials were working out details of a tribute to Christchurch, locals built one right outside their door.

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My boss gave me a kidney

"I've got two [kidneys]. You can have one," Nicci Sarah told Te Taiete Eketone.

Te Taiete Eketone had been on dialysis for two years when his boss offered one of hers.

Chiefs boosted for overseas trek

After less than an hour of action this season, Solomon Alaimalo will be itching to get back out on the park.

Four players who missed Hurricanes match take their place on plane to South Africa.

Roadworks to close gorge

Karangaheke Gorge will be closed on Monday night.

Motorist should be aware that Karangahake Gorge will be closed on Monday night. 

Arrest after Hamilton stabbing

A man was taken to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed in Hamilton East.

A man will appear in court after a stabbing at a block of flats in Hamilton East.

Finding the centre of graffiti

Iain Spanhake, the street artist known as Enox, is creating his first street art work on the outside wall of the Centre ...

Smiles and vibrant colours transformed central Hamilton during a grim weekend.

'Here it is love country, not hate' video

Abdiwali Hassan still has love for New Zealand despite losing a relative in the Christchurch terrorist attack.

Mosque's car boot sale morphs into open day as Hamilton members deal with grief of losing loved ones.

Man stabbed at block of flats

Police at the scene of the stabbing on Frances St in Hamilton East.

Area in front of Hamilton apartments cordoned off after man seriously injured.

Thousands stand as one video

A woman among the Claudelands Park crowd, who did not want to be named, shows her support.

Hamilton park holds massive show of support for those affected by the Christchurch terror attack.

Rotorua's candles for Christchurch

Ten-year-old Courtney Carson was among hundreds who attended the candlelight vigil to stand in solidarity with the ...

Hundreds gather in Rotorua for candlelight vigil for Christchurch.

Another Chief to break ABs rest rule video

Damian McKenzie is the second All Black to be granted permission to play more than the stipulated five Super Rugby games ...

Damian McKenzie to follow Brodie Retallick in being given green light to play six games in succession.

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Crash on SH36

One person was trapped after a truck crashed off State Highway 36 in the Bay of Plenty.

A truck has crashed off SH36 and into a river, injuring the driver.

Region's best share farmers found

Marc and Nia Jones are Waikato's 2019 Share Farmers of the Year.

Mosque flowers to live on

My boss gave me a kidney

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Capital gains effect?

The Kaikoura earthquake has shorted Wellington of quality office space and that is proving a boon for commercial ...

Investors in shops, offices and factories feel positive despite capital gains tax proposal.

Record building in Auckland

The huge Commercial Bay office and retail development on Auckland's waterfront includes a 39-level office tower.

Auckland construction work hits a record $9b plus in 2018

Beggar billboard 'a vote grab'

Hamilton City Mayor Andrew King's billboard on Greenwood St, Frankton.

Hamilton's mayor has come under fire for putting up a billboard telling people not to give money to beggars.

Secret hotel sale prices revealed

The secret sale price for the Waldorf Stadium Hotel in Auckland, sold in November 2018, was $57.25 million.

Confidential prices for the sale of Wellington and Auckland hotels to overseas buyers revealed.

Pitch for new airport company

Council-controlled organisation Waikato Regional Airport Limited wants to establish a subsidiary for its recently ...

A new subsidiary company has been proposed to manage the Hamilton Airport Hotel.

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Chiefs boosted for overseas trek

After less than an hour of action this season, Solomon Alaimalo will be itching to get back out on the park.

Four players who missed Hurricanes match take their place on plane to South Africa.

Another Chief to break ABs rest rule video

Damian McKenzie is the second All Black to be granted permission to play more than the stipulated five Super Rugby games ...

Damian McKenzie to follow Brodie Retallick in being given green light to play six games in succession.

Chiefs, Hurricanes share frustration video

The draw gets summed up well by both sets of players in Hamilton on Friday night.

Colin Cooper felt rub of the green eluded his desperate Chiefs side in draw against Hurricanes.

Chiefs, Canes in stalemate video

Damian McKenzie was in great touch for the Chiefs, back at fullback.

No winners, or losers, as Chiefs and Hurricanes can't be separated in Hamilton.

Recap: Chiefs v Hurricanes

The Chiefs need their All Blacks playmaker Damian McKenzie to step up against the Hurricanes in Hamilton.

Chiefs miss nailing first win of season as they draw with Hurricanes in Hamilton.

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White superiority alive and well

Thousands of people gathered in the Basin Reserve in Wellington for the Christchurch Mosque shooting vigil showed New ...

OPINION: In the wake of this terrible tragedy, let's be honest, for once. White supremacy is a part of us, a dark power in the land.

Things the shooter didn't have in mind

Do they look divided? 
Thousands of people gathered in the Basin Reserve in Wellington for the Christchurch Mosque ...

OPINION: Turns out he mightn't have thought this through.

Understanding damage hate speech does

Professor Paul Spoonley says research shows there has been "a significant spike in online hate speech since 2017 – and ...

OPINION: In the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacres, we should be asking specific questions about Islamophobic material online.

Yes NZ, racism is here

Gaurav Sharma says our response to the terror is measured by how we stand up for others when next time another adopted ...

OPINION: Some people refuse to shake my hand because of my skin colour, but NZ is still my home.

A game of policy

Andrew Bydder's heart sank when he read the Statement on New Zealand Urbanism.

What hopes Hamilton architect had were dashed when the bureaucratic mentality marched in.

Life & Style

Balloons may resume tomorrow

No picturesque balloon flying could take place Tuesday morning, as heavy drizzle put off the first day of flying at ...

Heavy drizzle postponed the start of the event's 20th birthday.

Young sister's bone marrow match

Aliyah Brewster, 13, suffers from a rare form of leukemia and spent more than three months in hospital.

Finding a match in the family for stem cell transplants has only a 25 per cent success rate.

Finding the centre of graffiti

Iain Spanhake, the street artist known as Enox, is creating his first street art work on the outside wall of the Centre ...

Smiles and vibrant colours transformed central Hamilton during a grim weekend.

Family life as a 14 piece band video

200219 News Photo Kelly Hodel / Stuff

BLURB: The Shellings are a family of 14, they are Christian and all the kids are ...

'How do you afford it?' people ask when they see this mega family - but only after asking 'don't you have a TV?'

Muscles are 90 per cent water

Personal trainer Alison Storey continues her weekly column, answering your questions on fitness and wellbeing.

The only way to get water to your muscles, is to drink it.

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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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