Teen saves brother

Members from the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and St John, recently caught up with Sonny Currey and his brother Caleb.

0 min ago  Caleb Currey didn't think twice about pushing his toddler brother out of the way when a car came towards them.

Baby death accused revealed

Shane Claude Roberts has been charged with  the 2014 murder of a 10-month-old.

9:31 AM  Man accused of murdering 10-month old boy four years ago can now be named.

Huffing ends in explosion

The windows blew out and there was glass everywhere.

8:31 AM  Man and woman suffer burns after butane can used for huffing explodes in a Hamilton East flat.

Pursuit ends in arrests

Two people have been arrested following a police pursuit in Hamilton on Thursday evening (file photo).

A 19-year-old man and his female passenger were arrested following a short pursuit in Hamilton.

Tongariro's risky tracks

The videos, which give an overview of how to prepare for the popular but potentially risky track, has been released just ...

New video highlights dangers of doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

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Violent cricketer back in court

Northern Districts and Auckland representative cricketer Cody Andrews was sentenced in Hamilton District Court in May ...

Cody Andrews breached protection orders and the terms of his supervision sentence, court hears.

Child killer's 'ultimate betrayal'

Donovan Michael Duff will spend a minimum of 17 years in prison for the murder of his infant daughter.

The 'ultimate act of betrayal' as father sentenced for murder of nine-month-old daughter.

Nabbed legging it over fence

Armed Offenders Squad joined police in searching for a wanted man in Nawton, Hamilton.

Police surrounded wanted man's house and caught him trying to flee over a fence.

Skull 'shattered like an eggshell'

Raymond and James Fleet, whose bodies were found in Mamaku Forest on 17 August, 2017.

The Fleet murder trial hears how a plan to cook meth allegedly descended into a double murder.

'Kiwiness' ad disrespectful video

Professor Paul Spoonley says the suggestion "Kiwiness" has been lost is disrespectful to the "superdiverse" New Zealand ...

"Do you feel like we've lost our Kiwiness?" asks the ad, with images of apartment living.

Arrests in Te Kuiti

Three people face a raft of charges after search warrants were executed across Te Kuiti this week (file photo).

Police recover a stash of stolen goods following searches across Te Kuiti.

'Tis the season for giant pumpkins

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News: Hamilton Gardens once again hoste The Great Pumpkin Carnival and hundreds of ...

Tim Harris's pumpkin passion has literally grown to the point he now holds Southern Hemisphere records.

Icepak tragedy's final chapter video

A 2008 fire at the Icepak site killed one firefighter and injured seven (file photo).

It was the site of a massive industrial fire that claimed a life and left a community shattered, but now houses will rise from the ashes.

Finding his own story to tell

Oskar Howell traced his family's presence in the Waikato back to the New Zealand Wars.

Prompted to find his own past, this young Kiwi found a family of immigrants caught up in a war in the new land that he now calls home.

$6m for river projects

A fresh round of Waikato River Authority funding has seen $6 million dished out among river restoration projects.

Soon you could check out a live feed of the Waikato River's water quality with a click of a button.

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Dad saves daughter from knifeman

A 25-year-old man was arrested and will appear in Hamilton District Court on Thursday (file photo).

A Hamilton father woke to noises found an intruder holding a kitchen knife to his three-year-old. But he didn't back down.

Out at sea without a paddle

Man steals bike, then car, then surf ski but after forgetting vital kit, it's the cops in a rubber boat to the rescue.

Woman feigns death to escape

Wintec acting boss joins boards

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V8 championship starts in Pukekohe

Waikato driver Nick Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima team are ready to race at Pukekohe November 2-4.

The important thing throughout the season is to make sure you finish the races and get the points.

Aspiring Black Cap shines

Devon Conway hit an unbeaten 203 to put Wellington firmly in charge against Otago in their Plunket Shield match.

Raised in South Africa, batsman is chasing Black Caps dream and excelling with the bat for Wellington.

Thames Valley take on cup holders

Lindsay Horrocks, Whanganui and Jonty Woods, Thames Valley, during last year's game.

A trip to Cooks Gardens to face the unbeaten Whanganui side is the reward for Thames Valley, who have qualified for the Meads Cup semi-finals for the first time in the history of the union.

Ferns' win fuels confidence video

Maria Folau led the way in the Silver Ferns'  55-44 victory over Australia in Hamilton, slotting 40 goals from 41 attempts.

OPINION: Silver Ferns' upset of Australia is a breakthrough moment, writes Yvonne Willering.

Move over Hawaii, it's Taupō's time

Taupō will host the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in 2020. Pictured is Braden Currie, 70.3 winner in 2016.

The Ironman World Champs, the biggest event Taupō has seen, expected to pump $20m into district.

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Ways for growers to adapt

Plant & Food Research scientists have conducted climate change modelling of the production of New Zealand's three major ...

OPINION: Our summers are getting hotter but winters are not getting colder.

Politics never seemed quite so shabby

Jami-Lee Ross: His performance was tragedy viewed at a distance, says Rosemary McLeod.

OPINION: True love was on show this week; so was brutal evidence of a love affair turned bad.

Budget must support wellbeing

Andrew Barnes, Perpetual Guardian founder and managing director, has announced the four-day week is to become a ...

OPINION: The Government'S 2019 Wellbeing Budget must support the unique capabilities of business to contribute to flourishing lives.

EU - the monster that ate Europe

Karl du Fresne:  British Prime MInister Theresa May   has been taunted and humiliated by pompous Eurocrats Donald Tusk, ...

OPINION: Welcome to the Hotel European - you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.

Taxing the baches

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Baches at Taylor's Mistake.

OPINION: Tax Working Group proposal could impose a "wealth tax" on family baches, unrelated to income or changes in value.

Life & Style

Cochlear implant to marriage proposal

Scotty MacLachlan has been working at Richardson Racing Stables for two years and he is soon to be married.

Scotty McLachlan's deafness had cut him off from family and friends. Now, he's able to hear at his wedding.

The handmade tale video

Classic crafts are updated for the 21st century and transform this rural Waikato home into a happy, colourful place.

Classic crafts are updated for the 21st century and transform this rural Waikato home into a happy, colourful place.

'Tis the season for giant pumpkins

08042018 News Photo: DOMINICO ZAPATA
News: Hamilton Gardens once again hoste The Great Pumpkin Carnival and hundreds of ...

Tim Harris's pumpkin passion has literally grown to the point he now holds Southern Hemisphere records.

Water care a priority

Waikato Regional Council chairman Alan Livingston.

Opinion: Some cockies getting ahead of regulations have formed an incorporated society – King Country River Care.

Agility, balance and co-ordinaton

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

Research published just last month proved that young female gymnasts have stronger bones.

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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.

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