Professionally installed heat lamps and hydroponic equipment were set up in various rooms, including bedrooms, of the ...

Migrant renters' cannabis rort

Illegal immigrant ring allegedly caught growing commercial amounts of cannabis in rentals.

Home burns to ground

Neighbours were the first to spot the flames surging from the 30m by 15m building around 11.30am on Thursday.

Residents were in a nearby town when they heard the fire siren.

Chris Bush cold case lead

New information reopens case of Waikato barman shot in 1987 Red Fox Tavern hold-up.

Maitland's top weekend markets

10:12 AM  Stalls brimming with goodies are popping up left, right and centre in the Waikato. Te Ahua Maitland brings you all the details.

Slain Kiwi's friends in shock

Hamilton man Simon Rawlinson was gunned down on the street at his second home.

No shopping on Easter

It's the status quo in Hamilton after councillors voted against Easter trading.

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news

Mortar 'still highly explosive'

These war items were on display at a Whakatane club.

2 min ago  The old mortar was on display at a local club in Whakatane when someone noticed it was leaking and the bomb squad was called in.

Truck roll blocks highway

A truck has rolled blocking part of a State Highway 30 near Benneydale.

Heavy snow warning in place

Police seek witnesses in fatal crash

business

A & G Price part of history

All was quiet at A & G Price on Thursday morning after 100 staff learnt on Wednesday that they'd lost their jobs.

The closure of the A&G Price foundry marks the end of a Thames industrial dynasty.

Maitland's top weekend markets

Plenty of options at a range of markets on in the Waikato to support your community and buy fresh fruit and vegetables.

Stalls brimming with goodies are popping up left, right and centre in the Waikato.

Small business uses digital to cross the divide

Legend directors Sarah Matheson and Karen Rieser [right].

Business owners are basing their companies where they want to live and breaking down the barriers with the internet.

No shopping on Easter

Hamilton City Councillors have voted voted 8-3 to against Easter trading.

It's the status quo in Hamilton after councillors voted against Easter trading.

Tokoroa needs a clean

The side of the former Tokoroa RSA building which greets you as you head into Tokoroa from it's northern side.

There's calls for a bylaw to deal with run down commercial properties in the South Waikato town.

sport

Lienert-Brown in hostile territory

Anton Lienert-Brown returns home to Christchurch this weekend and is hoping to disappoint the locals.

Born-and-bred Cantab plans on keeping the Christchurch crowd quiet as he runs on in Chiefs colours.

Runner pursues the podium

Rototuna High Schools student Aimee Ferguson, 15, has been running competitively for a year.

Aimee Ferguson's eyes are on the prize until the moment she crosses the finish line.

Ngatai to start for Chiefs

Charlie Ngatai, right, returns from an ankle injury and will start at second five-eighth for the Chiefs in their ...

Charlie Ngatai returns from an ankle injury to face Crusaders in semifinal, taking the place of Stephen Donald.

Doctor's marathon effort

Mason is preparing for the  International Marathon of New Caledonia in August.

Waikato Hospital's marathon champion prepares for New Caledonia race.

Walker retains world BMX title

Leila Walker celebrates her trophy win at the UCI BMX World Championships at Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Two Cambridge BMX riders made their mark in the UCI BMX World Championships.

opinion

Synthetic cannabis a killer

Police released this still from a video when announcing the seven Auckland deaths in a month from synthetic cannabis.

OPINION: Synthetic cannabis is killing people and something should be done, Tom O'Connor says.

History should be honoured

Hamilton's Founders Theatre looks set for the scrapheap, just like Euphrasie House and so many others.

OPINION: The city's predilection to bowl every building with a bit of history is to be abhorred, Richard Swainson says.

Dick Spraggs an RSA stalwart

Dick Spraggs loved his gardening.

OBITUARY:

Parenting: It's all in the attitude

Upset by your choice to have kids? It's too late now! (file photo)

OPINION: All those who regret being parents need an attitude transplant, Narelle Henson says.

Ask the tough questions this election

All New Zealand children should be free of want.

OPINION: Max Christoffersen wants to know what politicians are doing to stop intergenerational poverty.

Life & Style

Greenslade House home to many

From the same viewpoint: the changes to the outside of the house are evident in this photo from 2012, under Terry and ...

Reporter Kelley Tantau​ delves into the history of Greenslade House in Hamilton.

Maitland's top weekend markets

Plenty of options at a range of markets on in the Waikato to support your community and buy fresh fruit and vegetables.

Stalls brimming with goodies are popping up left, right and centre in the Waikato.

Bird lover's 75-year obsession

Frank Bailey picked up the paintbrush again about six weeks ago and has been painting kingfishers.

An 85 year old's fascination with birds dates to his childhood in England during World War II.

New voice for children

Former lawyer and child abuse detective Jane Searle has been appointed as the new chief executive of Child Matters.

Don't deal with things in isolation, seek advice, pick up the phone and speak to the right people.

Creating floral art for over three decades

Pam Portegys received a Life Membership Award from the Morrinsville Floral Art Club.

Floral art more than just 'little old ladies' poking around with flowers.

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Trust Waikato chairman Niwa Nuri and Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker discuss artist Dick Frizzell's work Pile of Stumps.

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