Honey's last Kiwi road trip video

Derrick Marshall is proof there's no better bond than the one between a man and his dog.

9:49 AM  Derrick Marshall wants his closest companion to experience the final slice of NZ and play in the surf one last time.

Plane crashes during training

A one-seater plane crashed at the the Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School in Waharoa.

9:49 AM  The one-seater plane's nose wheel collapsed after it bounce landed.

Bookabach blaze 'fry up' gone wrong

Firefighters were called to this Mangakino Bookabach on February 27, 2017, to find it beyond saving (FILE).

The accused claim the house fire was a simple fish supper gone wrong - the crown says otherwise.

Election tensions on the rise

Competition for the local body elections in Hamilton is brewing.

Claims of a boys club in Hamilton City Council chambers rubbished.

Stag sells for record price

Todd Crowley of Crowley Deer said the record-breaking stag came from one of the industry's leading sires for trophy genetics.

Bidding war erupts for deer whose father sold for an eye-watering sum.

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In search of Bubbles

Bubbles, a 2-year-old Chihuahua, was thrown from a car on Friday and has been missing since.

Grandson is trying to find his nan's beloved dog before she wakes from her coma.

Man robbed at gunpoint

Police are making inquiries into the violent robbery (file photo).

Man had his cellphone stolen after being assaulted and threatened.

Excrement through window

Hamilton artist Brendon O'Farrell says if people want lemons from his tree, they should ask.

Lemon-thieving teens sent packing but Brendon O'Farrell hadn't heard the last of them.

Potter's diaries shed light on his work

A new exhibition at Driving Creek Railways will provide insight into the life and work of potter Barry Brickell.

Diaries written by iconic potter Barry Brickell have sparked a new art exhibition.

Human bones wash up on beach

A rahui has been placed on Newdicks Beach  and the surrounding area.

Thigh bones, two skulls and other pieces found on Bay of Plenty beach.

Scrub fire in Hahei

The fire service are working to contain the blaze at a reserve in Hahei.

A helicopter was brought in to help douse the blaze from the air.

Community to profit from the dead

A Cambridge funeral is donating its profits back into the community.

A Cambridge funeral home is donating its profits back into the community.

Boom year for city development

This nearly complete development on Tristam street  has replaced what used to be a car yard.

Residential building consents in Hamilton at highest levels since digital records began.

Pūkeko vandals on the loose

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News: Cambridge Community Gardens volunteer Alison Hucke is concerned at the ...

The birds are destroying crops at a community gardens which feeds the needy.

Fruit and vege honesty boxes targeted

Esta Kovati say has installed CCTV cameras next to her roadside stall.

Roadside fruit and vege seller installs CCTV to prevent thieves stealing her honesty box.

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Missing teenager rings mum

Sky Taylor-Eynon, 16, from Katikati, had been missing since Wednesday.

Before the call, Katikati's Sky Taylor-Eynon hadn't been seen or heard from for days.

Bay of Plenty measles cases

Two cases are confirmed, in people who had been travelling overseas.

Ngāruawāhia crash injures one

Dead kitesurfer a loved father

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South Waikato homes snapped up

The South Waikato's property market is red hot (file photo).

Would-be homeowners struggling to find homes in South Waikato amid red hot market.

Community to profit from the dead

A Cambridge funeral is donating its profits back into the community.

A Cambridge funeral home is donating its profits back into the community.

Boom year for city development

This nearly complete development on Tristam street  has replaced what used to be a car yard.

Residential building consents in Hamilton at highest levels since digital records began.

No room at the wharf

A Super-Yacht waits on dry dock as a catamaran is lifted from the water.

Luring super-yachts to Tauranga marina has a price, say local fishermen.

60 pokies for 3 blackjack tables

Mayor Andrew King abhors pokie machines.

SkyCity's bid to swap tables for "misery machines" has outraged the mayor of Hamilton.

sport

Te Aroha BMX track opens

Te Aroha BMX Club riders are excited to have a track they can be proud of in their home town.

There are exciting times ahead for BMX in Piako.

Tweaks needed to secure more wins

Nick Ross was happy with his podium finishes but says his Nissan Altima still needs some fine tuning.

We'll take the car home, pull it apart and see if we're missing something.

The secret behind Bevin's success video

Kiwi cyclist Patrick Bevin celebrates his first World Tour stage win when taking out stage two at the Tour Down Under.

Patrick Bevin became obsessed with perfecting his positioning on the bike, after he improved a staggering 12 places between races simply by raising his handlebars 4cm.

Paddling across the generations

Te Toki Voyaging Trust has three generations of paddlers taking part in Waka Ama. L to R: Makuini Johnson, Melia ...

Intergenerational teams are competing in the national championships.

Ross in second after round three

Nick Ross competing at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell over the weekend.

In the dry we just couldn't keep up with Jack [Smith]. In the wet the car is phenomenal.

opinion

National parks, not theme parks

A draft plan for Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park tries to 'balance' increased commercial tourism development against ...

OPINION: If we're serious about keeping national parks safe for native species, we need to draw a line in the sand.

Euthanasia and my vulnerable Mum

Anna Cotton: "I see many dangers for vulnerable Kiwis such as my elderly mother should this bill be passed."

OPINION: The End of Life Choice Bill is for a small group of the educated and well-off. But what about the rest?

Conservation at a crossroads

Dr Steve Urlich argues there are intriguing hints that bellbirds and tūī are already adapting to avoid introduced predators.

OPINION: Only by choosing the right path will some native species be able to thrive, with little help from us.

Storm in a rather small teacup video

A member of the unruly travelling family makes her way into the Hamilton District Court before the appearance of another ...

OPINION: What does it say about us that the travelling crims have kept us so amused for so long?

Rates gripe one of many

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Andrew Bydder  Waikato Times

OPINION: Councils cop a lot of criticism but something seems to have gone wrong in local government, writes Andrew Bydder.

Life & Style

Honey's last Kiwi road trip video

Derrick Marshall is proof there's no better bond than the one between a man and his dog.

Derrick Marshall wants his closest companion to experience the final slice of NZ and play in the surf one last time.

Young voice headed to Hollywood video

Jazz Vidamo has been selected to go to the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood.

Jazz Vidamo has found her passion in the music of Pavarotti and Puccini.

Potter's diaries shed light on his work

A new exhibition at Driving Creek Railways will provide insight into the life and work of potter Barry Brickell.

Diaries written by iconic potter Barry Brickell have sparked a new art exhibition.

Mum-of-two pleads for donors video

Tarsh Love finally gets some fresh air at Auckland Hospital with medical staff and her daughter Kasey.

Tarsh Love can barely get through a day....

Boogie down to fitness

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

Scottish Dancing and Line Dancing are hugely beneficial to mental wellbeing.

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