'It's just got to stop,' Councillor Angela O'Leary says of sexist comments and jokes which go too far.

Calls to rein in sexist jibes

Councillor calls on mayor to clamp down on boys' club atmosphere.

Two bodies found

James David Fleet, 25, (pictured) and his uncle Raymond Joseph Fleet, 51, were last seen by their families on August 7.

Two bodies found in Mamaku Forest are believed to be Raymond and James Fleet.

Gunman's ex wanted

Irene Scanlon, 43, is believed to be helping alleged Morrinsville gunman Rollie Heke.

See how the other half live

Once again, 10 homes in the Hamilton area open their doors for charity.

Fraud inquiry under way

Waikato District Council confirms investigation into procurement and contract management.

Serious crash near Tokoroa

Two people had to be freed from the wreckage.

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Crown to apologise to iwi

Maniapoto Māori Trust Board chairman, Tiwha Bell and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson ...

9:07 AM  Ngāti Maniapoto step closer to settling treaty claim worth over $150 million.

Helicopter sent to three events

All three patients were flown to Waikato Hospital.

Search enters sixth day

Forlongs forever

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Forlongs forever

Forlongs is expanding and will move into 130 Commerce Street on September 1. Assembler sales consultant Sean Siakia, ...

The famed Hamilton department store is bouncing back from last year's brush with death and branching out into a new store.

Matamata sport company explores new horizons

Exploring new horizons for his busness is Grant Montague from Viking Kayaks.

Grant Montague gave up the security of his dairy payout to export adventure to the world.

Floating is fine, tanks very much

Waikato Times reporter Te Ahua Maitland experienced the floatation tanks, new to Hamilton, that allow you to float ...

Fun fact: One hour of floating is equivalent to four hours sleep.

Home auction profits to charity

The Hamilton home will be auctioned on August 31.

G.J. Gardner Homes will donate proceeds from the sale of two new homes to charity.

Fight to keep farmers afloat

Gary Bryson is one Edgecumbe farmer facing a hefty clean up bill after entire crop fields were destroyed in the floods.

Farmers that helped evacuate Edgecumbe townsfolk feel forgotten.

sport

Guildford to debut for Mooloos

Zac Guildford playing for Waikato sevens.

Former All Black keen for his rugby to do the talking as one of Waikato's more experienced men mentoring young squad.

Serepisos' 'Nine Limbs' fight

Alexi Serepisos is taking on the brutal combat sport of Lethwei.

Hamilton kickboxer could become first Kiwi to headbutt for a world title in "brutal" sport of Lethwei.

Conditions against Kawi

The Group I winning combination of Kawi and Jason Waddell will be back together on Saturday.

He's one of the best horses in the country but a lack of racing and a wet track will go against him on Saturday.

Boys' High fall to St. Peter's

Boys' High's Daniel Cleland claims a high ball.

Three first half goals have seen St. Peter's Cambridge beat New Plymouth Boys' High School.

Canadian stint an eye-opener

Max Dempsey and Jordan Taite have returned from an eye-opening three-week stint in Canada.

Two Hamilton baseballers have returned from a training stint in Canada where they both learned a lot.

opinion

The best special occasion wines

Touring through the vineyards of Gimblett Gravels in Hawke's Bay. The area is gaining a formidable reputation for ...

I have previously waxed lyrical about Villa Maria wines, and I am shamelessly going to do the same again.

Water tax common sense

Everyone has a stake in water, says Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern.

OPINION: The reaction, by some farming and irrigation interests, has been as predictable as it is ridiculous.

Two worlds, one city

A recent study has revealed that living in the Waikato is a scary experience - half of us look over our shoulders as ...

OPINION: It's not been a good week in Hamilton and the Waikato, but there is some good stuff going on.

Silver linings

New Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern’s wide smile reflects her promise of ‘‘relentless positivity’’.

OPINION: One could do worse than take a leaf out of Jacinda Ardern's book with her mile-wide smile and positive attitude.

Dairy's go-to man remembered

Who knew that when he joined the Dairy Board at 19, John Shaskey was embarking on a career that would include several ...

OBITUARY: John Shaskey was a modest, self-deprecating man, known for his equal dollops of integrity and humour, yet also a tough negotiator, who learned early on that relationships forged face to face were the key to a successful global business.

Life & Style

Kindy tree replaced years after poisoning

Trent Goodwin digs a space for the new tree at Cambridge Kindergarten.

Sounds of excitement were heard from Cambridge Kindergarten children when their new tree was planted.

The best special occasion wines

Touring through the vineyards of Gimblett Gravels in Hawke's Bay. The area is gaining a formidable reputation for ...

I have previously waxed lyrical about Villa Maria wines, and I am shamelessly going to do the same again.

Fine Homes Tour returns

This Gordonton home is part of the Fine Homes Tour, where people purchase tickets to view 10 houses in the Hamilton area ...

Once again, 10 homes in the Hamilton area will open their doors for charity.

Compilation dish is a hit

Zealong oolong tea and cardamom panna cotta with kawakawa-kaffir lime syrup (see recipe below) and black sesame brittle ...

At the gala dinner to celebrate the winners of Matariki Dish Challenge, quality local produce was exquisitely assembled.

Floating is fine, tanks very much

Waikato Times reporter Te Ahua Maitland experienced the floatation tanks, new to Hamilton, that allow you to float ...

Fun fact: One hour of floating is equivalent to four hours sleep.

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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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