Serious crash on Hauraki Plains

The single-vehicle crash happened along Kaihere Rd, near Torehape Rd East, about 4.35 pm.

A person has been transported to hospital in critical condition after being thrown from a vehicle in a crash late on Monday afternoon.

No sign of steady rain

Forecasted showers in late January will only deliver a few millimetres of rain, Metservice says.

Though showers are in the forecast, they are unlikely to provide any relief for farmers.

Lienert-Brown fuelled by World Cup pain

Anton Lienert-Brown will be spurred on by the heartache from last year's World Cup.

All Blacks star returns to Super Rugby with itchy feet and a burning desire.

Toxic algae warning

Toxic cyanobacteria readings have increased at Lake Kainui, prompting a public health warning.

A health warning has been issued for Lake Kainui in Horsham Downs due to a rise in toxic algae.

10 months on from mosque attack

President of the Waikato Muslim Association Dr Asad Mohsin wants New Zealand to continue to build on partnerships that ...

March 15 should become a day of prayer and positive reflection, Muslim leader believes.

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Billy Idol's Whitianga redemption

Billy Idol at the 2020 Whitianga Summer Concert.

Fans hoping for "more, more, more" after Billy Idol's show in Queenstown got just that in Whitianga.

Black Ferns win Hamilton 7s

Stacey Fluhler was in brilliant form all weekend and her late try wrapped up the Black Ferns' sevens victory at the ...

Black Ferns sevens defeat Canada in final to celebrate their World Series debut at home in style.

One dead in serious crash

The crash occurred on State Highway 29 in Waikato.

One person is dead while another is seriously injured after a crash south of Hamilton.

'Fijian Sevens' in Hamilton

Fijian fan Grace Bolavatu cheering on the team as they face off against Argentina.

Stadium feels like you're already in Fiji. Without them "it'd be empty, there'd be 10 people".

Fears road upgrade will cost video

Capital Tyres' Allan Glen is concerned about what the upgrade to the Anglesea/Bryce intersection will do to his business.

There's concern an intersection closure could damage a Hamilton man's business.

Bullies take over skate park

A 13-year-old girl was left bruised and battered by a bully at Tokoroa Skate Park (file photo).

Parents fear for children using a new skate park after a teen was violently attacked.

England's meat cleaver gesture

Mike Popata is a Sevens veteran.

The hefty, engraved blade is a special gift for a long-time Kiwi supporter of the Sevens side.

Sixth suspicious fire at lake

A deck fire on State Highway 1 is thought to be suspicious.

A deck fire is the latest in a string of fires lit in the Taupō area over the past fortnight.

Assault leaves one critical

The scene remains cordoned off on Sunday morning.

One person has been left fighting for their life after an assault in downtown Tauranga.

One man and 15,000 pest fish

Stewart Smith dedicated his life to introducing pest fish to New Zealand waterways.

Creature in petrol station forecourt revealed a 92-year-old 'arch' criminal's pest fish lair.

news

'Forgotten' sirens to blame

Warning sirens that sounded in error across Waikato, including Waihi Beach (pictured) and Bay of Plenty coasts have been ...

False tsunami warnings that sent coastal residents fleeing to higher ground came from a redundant system.

Pair arrested over assault

Two men, aged 20 and 21, due in court after man left critically injured in downtown Tauranga.

NZ's double Hamilton delight

Teen crimes plummet video

business

Bottles of wine by boat

Waka Kai is delivering to six beaches around the Coromandel: Cooks Beach, Hahei, Pauanui, Opito Bay, Matarangi and ...

Bananas and chardonnay are what we need for a beach holiday, judging by a new seaborne grocery service.

Preparing for the big one

Many communities throughout New Zealand are at risk of isolation when vulnerable road networks are damaged.

New Zealand has at least 500 active fault lines, anyone of which could rupture at any time with no warning, causing a quake.

Homes on former racecourse

What was once a parking lot is turning into a residential subdivision.

Sections are for sale in the parking lot of Paeroa's former racecourse.

Warning for commercial property

Pastoral House, at 25 The Terrace in Wellington central, is expected to be syndicated this year.

Will the strong run of commercial property sales and rising prices last another year?

Future-proofed medical practice video

The new Paeroa Medical Centre on Queen St.

Paeroa's medical centre has eyes towards the future for patients planning to retire or start a family.

sport

Lienert-Brown fuelled by World Cup pain

Anton Lienert-Brown will be spurred on by the heartache from last year's World Cup.

All Blacks star returns to Super Rugby with itchy feet and a burning desire.

NZ's double Hamilton delight

Scott Curry scored a hat-trick in the men's final as New Zealand won the Hamilton Sevens.

Both Kiwi sides triumphed at Hamilton Sevens, with NZ's men ending four-year home title drought.

Black Ferns win Hamilton 7s

Stacey Fluhler was in brilliant form all weekend and her late try wrapped up the Black Ferns' sevens victory at the ...

Black Ferns sevens defeat Canada in final to celebrate their World Series debut at home in style.

NZ's men see off United States

Tim Mikkelson slamming down New Zealand's match-winning try against the United States in Hamilton.

Hosts negotiate tricky pool match to edge closer to semifinals of Hamilton Sevens after unbeaten first day.

Black Ferns make sharp start

Michaela Blyde scored four tries in one half against England at the Hamilton Sevens.

Michaela Blyde scores four to destroy England as NZ's women celebrate Sevens World Series debut in NZ.

opinion

We can't fudge on climate anymore

Students today are taught, from a very early age, how to examine, question and challenge information.

There's plenty of standing about blaming others, but little action in the face of climate change, writes Tom O'Connor.

Is The Simpsons inspiring misery?

Hank Azaria and his character Apu from The Simpsons.

In the wake of Hank Azaria stopping the voice of Apu, the search for answers was on.

Plastic fence post fantastic

Smart Environmental's Layne Sefton and Future Post general manager Jerome Wenzlick with a fence post made from recycled ...

New Zealanders, particularly rural New Zealanders of past generations, have a well-earned international reputation for innovation and inventiveness.

A holiday tinged with sadness

Life in paradise comes at the expense of those who can't afford a holiday.

For many Kiwis the summer holiday season creates images of carefree fun in the sun, but for scores of others a trip to the local food bank is about the furthest they'll get from home, writes Nicola Martin.

The truth about tourist drivers

A study of foreign drivers in Queenstown last year found only three per cent passed a New Zealand theory test half ...

OPINION: Our roads are narrow, winding and used by some of the most aggressive drivers in the world.

Life & Style

Billy Idol's Whitianga redemption

Billy Idol at the 2020 Whitianga Summer Concert.

Fans hoping for "more, more, more" after Billy Idol's show in Queenstown got just that in Whitianga.

Healthy school lunch for $3.50 a day video

Naia Barker, 6, enjoys her mum's healthy school lunches on a budget.

A Hamilton mum has made a week of healthy school lunches for her daughter for just over $17.50.

Brooding house inspires shift gallery video

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Fisher house - ADNZ award winning Waikato region - February 2020 NZ House & ...

The instant appealing of this home lead to a couple uprooting their life. 

Designer bach caters for all gallery video

The view of the bach from the beachside reserve, with the bedroom pavilion to the left, main living to the right and the ...

The site of this Pauanui holiday home lay empty for 35 years. Now it caters to three generations of the Waters family.

Lord of the Rings: what we know

Sir Ian McKellen has said he would be interested in playing Gandalf again.

Early production work has started in Auckland for the most expensive television series ever made, Lord of the Rings.

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