A large slip has taken out many acres on a farm near Te Kuiti.

Monster slip chases woman video

Joanne Tapara outran an avalanche of rock and mud that claimed 6 cows, 40 ewes and 70 lambs.

High temps to roll in

The sun sets over the Pacific Ocean behind Bixby Bridge on Highway 1 north of Big Sur, California, December 19, 2013. ...

Warm air set to bake Australia in temperatures above 30C will then hit NZ, MetService says.

Dental pros win $30m Lotto prize

Tina from Taupō and ten of her posse are all smiles after winning enormous Powerball jackpot.

Fleeing driver on the run

Driver wasn't stopping for the booze bus and managed to run from the crashed car shortly after.

MKR winner's 35kg weight loss

One has pancreatitis, the other needed to lose weight - inspiring their new business venture.

Police get info on murder

New tips in relation to the killing of Roma Joseph, who was found in burnt out Tirau house.

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Theatre thoughts sought

The Waikato Regional Theatre proposal is 'an outstanding concept plan that delivers to a very challenging brief', a ...

18 min ago  As they allocate cash for the new, the question is what to do with the old?

Homerun turns to slamdunk

11:07 AM  Two Kiwi brothers have scored a deal with an NBA Franchise who wants to use their auction app.

Motorists pan pollies

Paint strip attack mystery


Homerun turns to slamdunk

Dropit chief executive Peter Howell (left) with Dropit chief operating officer Brendan Howell, says San Francisco is the ...

Two Kiwi brothers have scored a deal with an NBA Franchise who wants to use their auction app.

Business finds niche on demand

David White, chief executive office of Shift72.

Tech company leader in on demand video industry.

Innovation and adapting to change

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce president Phil MacKay

Chamber working in 'environment of perpetual change'.

Te Rapa turns into a transport hub

Porter Group's property in Te Rapa, Hamilton, borders the Waikato expressway and Arthur Porter Way

Hamilton released 20 years worth of industrial land - but five years later, that might not be enough.

Business and breakfast on menu

A warm welcome awaits you at the Ember Eatery and Bar in Pukete, from owner Mark Davis and assistant manager Hansa Malhotra.

Ember relaunches with new focus on customers and food.


McCaw goal sees Midlands through

Gemma McCaw scored Midlands' only goal in their quarterfinal win over Capital on Thursday.

Capital went down fighting in their National Hockey League quarterfinal, but couldn't find a way through the Midlands defence.

Jumps jockey injured

Shaun Phelan was injured when he and Joking fell at Whanganui on Thursday.

In a tough day for the jumping fraternity, top jumps jockey is injured and horse dies following steeplechase.

Taranaki seeking 'holy grail'

Quade Taranaki heads to China to complete in Glory's kickboxing series.

Glory is 'UFC of kickboxing' and Kiwi fighter is close to world title bout in China just six months after going pro.

Kiddle shining in senior step-up

Zoe McBride and Jackie Kiddle will represent New Zealand in the lightweight women's double sculls at the world champs.

The lightweight sculler got the chance to impress on her own in Europe.

Tavuyara back for Waikato

Iliesa Ratuva Tavuyara is back on Waikato's right wing.

Zac Guildford's hamstring injury sees Fijian winger earn recall for Waikato's clash with Wellington.


Kissing social justice goodbye

Bill English, right, campaigning in Lower Hutt with Simon Bridges, left, and local candidate Chris Bishop. No animals ...

OPINION: What is that grotesque practice of politicians kissing kids about, who started it, and why isn't there a law against it?

Freedom of speech

Vandals are interfering with the democratic process in Hamilton.

OPINION: The ‘hate speech’ trope is wide open to abuse and is being cunningly employed by people obviously not accustomed to living in a liberal democracy.

Some levity please

Laird Graeme Cairns  was Hamilton’s true leader for all millennia.

OPINION: Where is the McGillicuddy Serious Party when we need them?

Ardern's tax radar AWOL in stardust

Jacinda Ardern's just learned a harsh lesson, writes Duncan Garner.

OPINION: Let's not do this: Ardern singed by tax captain's call, but escapes being badly burned.

OPINION: Proper use of the health dollar

The money spent on the Chiefs - $50,000 - would buy 16 cateract surgeries.

Next time the DHB has a hare-brained idea about how to allocate its health budget, it would do well to consult the people on the end of an IV line.

Life & Style

Good sorts for sport

Dan Chapman, Jono Sergeant and Matthew Cooper get their hands dirty for Good Sorts for Sport.

Sport Waikato's Good Sorts for Sport community day kicks off.

Reporter's challenge 'udderly' interesting

Reporter Emma James donned up a milking apron, milking gloves, and arm protection.

It's been decades since hand-milking cows was necessary, and with all of the technology I can see why.

More than 'flash new museum'

Artist impression of the interior of the proposed Discovery Centre.

To discover the Waipa district, you may have to visit Te Awamutu.

Motorists nowhere to turn

NZTA is working on improving state highway 27 between Matamata and Waharoa.

Amended road safety measures for busy state highway.

Who will be Waikato electorate's new MP?

People will decide which candidate will lead the Waikato electorate.

Candidates for the Waikato electorate reflect on their campaigns.

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