One dead in crash

A person is dead after a crash between a car and light truck on SH3 on Wednesday evening.

7 min ago  A person has died after a serious crash involving a car and truck in the King Country.

Landslip to blame for brown river video

The sediment from landslip turned the normally striking Huka Falls water into a muddy brown colour on Tuesday.

A landslip near Wairakei geothermal power station was the cause of Huka Falls water turning brown.

Eight-storey hotel declined

What the proposed Taupō hotel would have looked liked.

Tall hotel building 'out of character' for major tourist town, says commissioner.

Manslaughter verdict in murder trial

Teneshiah Puhinahina Patangata, 26, of Newstead, is on trial in the High Court at Hamilton, charged with murdering her ...

Unanimous verdicts in the case of woman who stabbed through her partner's jugular vein and carotid artery.

Computer technician nabs paedo

Darryl Donald had collected thousands of objectional images over an unknown number of years (file photo posed by model) .

Technician's routine repair job on Darryl Robinson Donald's computer took a sinister turn.

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Cut-price fuel hits city CBD

Waitomo service station on opening day at Countdown on Anglesea St.

Competition to ramp up after Waitomo service station opens in central Hamilton.

Cops probe toddler's death

The toddler was found dead at a property in Owhata on Wednesday, February 13.

Police are looking into what led to a two-year-old boy's death in Rotorua.

Diving causes brain injury video

Jesse Hartnett feels lucky he isn't dead after suffering from decompression sickness.

Coming up too fast from a dive left a 25-year-old man with decompression sickness, requiring months or even years of rehabilitation.

London traveller sought

Alecia Kana is seeking a trustworthy Kiwi to transport seven of her AKANA designs to London for London Fashion Week.

A New Zealand designer seeks a trustworthy person to hand-deliver her designs to London Fashion Week after a transport blunder.

Most against wind farm

Department of Conservation says the long-tailed bat is at particular threat from the proposed wind farm in the Kaimai ...

Bats, noise and aesthetics main reasons for wind farm opposition.

Kuggeleijn stance 'damages' cricket

Scott Kuggeleijn takes the field for New Zealand in a T20 against India at Westpac Stadium.

Cricket stands accused of putting its head in the sand and reinforcing the under-reporting of sexual assaults.

Reporoa woman killed in crash

Lisa Amy Taylor was killed in a single-car crash in Reporoa on Sunday night.

Lisa Amy Taylor was killed in a car crash in Reporoa.

Effluent overflow costs $116k

Waikato Regional Council staff collect samples of overflowing effluent in a paddock on one of the Gordonton farms.

Farming firm's unsealed effluent storage found overflowing with large volumes ponded on paddocks.

Jury out in murder trial

Teneshiah Puhinahina Patangata, 26, of Newstead, is on trial in the High Court at Hamilton, charged with murdering her ...

Manslaughter an option for jury pondering fate of woman accused of plunging knife into partner's neck.

Mystery 'challenges' plague DHB

The search for a new leader for Waikato District Health Board had been under way since October 2018 (file photo).

However, the Waikato DHB won't explain the challenges, saying "now is not the right time to proceed".

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Eight-storey hotel declined

What the proposed Taupō hotel would have looked liked.

Tall hotel building 'out of character' for major tourist town, says commissioner.

International fashion retailers a drawcard

Botany Town Centre's Market Square revamp is expected to be completed by winter 2019.

H&M and Mecca Maxima coming to Botany Town Centre

Company fined for illegal earthworks

A Waikato Regional Council staff member measures the extent of the stream damage caused on site.

Court order and fine for "extremely reckless" earthworks.

Māori trust buys Rapids Jet

A Rapids Jet boat powers through the 'Washing Machine' rapids on the upper Waikato River just downstream of the ...

New Zealand's only jet company has a new owner.

Cut-price fuel hits city CBD

Waitomo service station on opening day at Countdown on Anglesea St.

Competition to ramp up after Waitomo service station opens in central Hamilton.

sport

McKenzie itching to start video

Damian McKenzie had to sit out the first game of the Super Rugby season against the Highlanders.

Chiefs playmaker poised to start his season against the Brumbies.

Cooper seeks wiser heads video

Chiefs coach Colin Cooper wants his team to react better under pressure.

Chiefs coach aims to make his troops smarter under pressure and fatigue.

Old foes Mitchell and Gatland video

Warren Gatland and John Mitchell pictured in 2007 when they had coaching roles with the Chiefs and Western Force ...

Wales-England clash reignites rivalry of days when old Hamilton housemates would distance themselves.

Ferns' World Cup race intensifies

No Kiwi netballer has more to prove in the national premiership than former Ferns captain Katrina Rore, who was dropped ...

OPINION: The battle for World Cup berths begins in Hamilton. Brendon Egan looks at who's under most pressure.

Teen swims length of Lake Taupō

Caitlin O Rielly, mid-swim, in Lake Taupō.

She's now the youngest female to swim the lake's 40.2 km length.

Life & Style

What to wear this raceday

For her win in Matamata, Belinda Green wore what was known as her "licorice" outfit - a striped black, pink, blue and ...

Pokeno fashionista Belinda Green expects to see bright colours, coral shades and ruffles on the field this year.

Remembering Te Aroha's flood

Jennifer Comer is organising the reprint of Merle Howarth's book Town in Trouble, about the 1985 fatal Te Aroha flood.

A book describing the events of a flash flood that swept through Te Aroha 34 years ago is set to be reprinted.

Creatives throughout Cambridge

Diane Parker opened her Spotted Dove ceramic art studio eight years ago, and welcomed the public during last year's tour.

The annual Cambridge Autumn Festival is fast approaching.

Man's battle against street racers

Peter Hopkins is sick of hearing illegal street racers doing burnouts in the streets surrounding Tamahere.

The sound of burnouts at midnight annoys the hell out of Tamahere resident Peter Hopkins.

Review your nutritional intake and energy intake

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

Your recovery time could have an impact on your energy levels.

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