Brazilian surgeon Marco Filho, adjusting his belt after leaving the Hamilton courthouse on Friday, was charged with ...

Honeymoon hoon's 202kmh ticket

Safe to say the Brazilian speedster is not in the good books of his new wife.

'Slow the (truck) down'

Frustrated city councillors send a message to drivers at a troublesome intersection.

Motorcyclist critical after crash

Man taken to hospital following a serious crash in the Waikato.

Hung jury in rape trial

A jury has been unable to determine whether a former church youth group leader raped two underage girls.

Businessman jailed for fraud

He has paid back none of the more than $300,000 he swindled.

Shot man's partner found

Police would not release the victim's name until at least Saturday, after a post-mortem.

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Five-car crash

Police are at the scene of the five car crash.

There were no major injuries caused.

Arrest after police officer attacked

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and is due to appear in court on a charge of attempted murder.

Three paths closed

Storm cuts power


Steak secrets

Angus breeder Tim Brittain and his wife, Kelly, produced the country's best steak this year.

Stressed-out steers don't make a tasty dinner, Steak of Origin champ says.

Quick fixes needed for parking video

Both Cambridge Community Board chairman Mike Pettit and Chamber of Commerce CEO Tania Witheford would like to see some ...

Town has no clear strategy to resolve parking problems.

Maitland's Top 5 - hot springs

The private spas at the Te Aroha Mineral Spas are large wooden tubs filled with hot mineral water.

Help take the chill off this winter by taking a dip at these hidden gems around the region.

Homes, sections shrink

Council rules allow duplexes to be built on a 400sqm section.

At one Hamilton development, 14 semi-detached homes are being built on a section that could accommodate five stand-alone homes.

Multi-million dollar dam upgrade

The Aratiatia power station.

Three year, multi-million dollar upgrade will increase Mercury's greater Taupo workforce by 50 per cent.


Chiefs player denied entry to SA

Alex Nankivell of the Chiefs.

An incorrect visa date meant Chiefs midfielder Alex Nankivell wasn't allowed into South Africa ahead of quarterfinal.

Nielsen impresses in hour-record attempt

Waikato cyclist Jaime Nielsen smashed the previous sea-level hour record in Cambridge on Friday.

Kiwi cyclist Jaime Nielsen completed an hour record attempt at the Avantidrome and covered 47.791km - a new sea-level best.

An ace for Anton

Anton Shepp, 14, is ranked number 2 in New Zealand for Under 14 tennis.

Anton Shepp is pursuing a professional tennis career.

Wanderers make first four signings

Michael Built playing for Hamilton Wanderers in 2015.

Hamilton Wanderers have made their first signings for the 2017-18 national league football season.

Harris the jockey to follow

Chasing Great and Troy Harris will return to Ruakaka trying to repeat their recent success.

Troy Harris the jockey to keep an eye on at Ruakaka.


Workers need a Michael Joseph Savage

Shot at the opening of the Labour government's first state house at 12 Fife Lane, Miramar, Wellington, in 1937, this is ...

OPINION: Tom O'Connor is looking for someone in the election to stand up for workers, but hasn't found anyone yet.

Many benefits to Kiwi Bottle Drive

Gord Stewart is an environmental sustainability consultant and rural property owner in Matamata-Piako.

Opinion: Container Deposit Scheme would reduce waste to landfill.

The fluidity of language

Kids - they speak a different language. (file photo)

OPINION: Peter Dornauf gets a language lesson from his granddaughter and finds out good is bad and savage is good.

Portraying women as victims

"Good on you for trying, but next time let's make it about something that actually matters," Toni Street wrote.

OPINION: You have to worry when feminists seem to be women's worst enemy, Narelle Henson writes.

Langman trying to make a living

Laura Langman - chose Australia, but she shouldn't have had to choose.

OPINION: Laura Langman should never have been forced to choose between making a living and wearing the silver fern, Max Christoffersen says.

Life & Style

Marae made of matchsticks, who's the builder?

The folk art marae at the Cambridge Museum has been built out of about 1000 match sticks.

A miniature marae built from matchsticks has piqued the interest of museum officials.

Quarter of Waipa's population is disabled

There are about 4700 people in Cambridge living with some sort of disability, 2200 of them with serious mobility issues.

The scheme would cost $100,000 per year, co-funded by Waipa and NZTA.

Maitland's Top 5 - hot springs

The private spas at the Te Aroha Mineral Spas are large wooden tubs filled with hot mineral water.

Help take the chill off this winter by taking a dip at these hidden gems around the region.

Honest, Kiwi music with tears and big beats

Singer Abbie Harker-Ferguson's powerful voice demanded attention.

Review: Performers leave Hamilton, On A Good Note.

Young dancer in Psy's video video

Psy performs Gangnam Style at the 40th American Music Awards.

A Hamilton 12-year-old dances in Gangnam Style star's latest music video.

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