Armed incident in Tamahere resolved

Waikato Police are responding to a firearms incident in Tamahere, Waikato.

Residents of Greenvale Close and Woodcock ...

A firearms incident in Tamahere has been resolved without incident

Four cars, four injured

The crash occurred on State Highway 1, about two kilometres south of Huntly.

Four people escaped with mild injuries in a four-car pile-up.

New ward helps Waikato ED video

A surgical assessment area in the new Waikato Hospital ward will allow some patients to skip the emergency department.

Some surgical patients can skip ED and go straight to a bed in the new assessment centre.

Where the new cops will go

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Waikato is set to get 127 new police officers in the next five years. What areas will they be working in?

Mega gambling venue under spotlight

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The South Waikato District Council's handling of Tokoroa's new mega gambling venue could be investigated.

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Armed incident in Tamahere resolved

Waikato Police are responding to a firearms incident in Tamahere, Waikato.

Residents of Greenvale Close and Woodcock ...

A firearms incident in Tamahere has been resolved without incident

Four cars, four injured

The crash occurred on State Highway 1, about two kilometres south of Huntly.

Four people escaped with mild injuries in a four-car pile-up.

New ward helps Waikato ED video

A surgical assessment area in the new Waikato Hospital ward will allow some patients to skip the emergency department.

Some surgical patients can skip ED and go straight to a bed in the new assessment centre.

Where the new cops will go

25092017 Newsphoto. SIMON MAUDE/STUFF. Armed police officer, cop, assault rifle, firearm, gun, guns, Bushmaster XM15 ...

Waikato is set to get 127 new police officers in the next five years. What areas will they be working in?

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Tokoroa dairy robbery attempt

Police are appealing for help to identify these two individuals who attempted to rob a dairy in Tokoroa.

Two armed men attempted to rob a dairy in Tokoroa.

Terrifying but NZ tornadoes minor video

They might be frightening when you're caught up in them but NZs twisters are just pups.

Māori king hits back

Dangerous Urupā access to end video

business

Bathurst hit with US$40m order

The Stockton mine's coal handling facilities at Ngakawau.

Coal miner Bathurst Resources will appeal a US$40m judgment over royalty payments at the Denniston plateau on the West Coast of the South Island.

Warnings about fire risks

Many commercial buildings are not complying with fire safety standards, the Insurance Council of New Zealand said.

Shoddy work on areas meant to slow the spread of fire in buildings puts lives at risk, Insurance Council says.

Comvita sees better future

Comvita's virtual reality experience that takes customers to the source of the company's honey.

Honey producer and exporter Comvita is in recovery mode after two poor honey seasons.

NZ cereal 'safe' from glyphosate

MPI says that with glyphosate at the levels detected, there is no food safety issue to consumers.

Sanitarium and Hubbards test for traces of Roundup ingredient, which was found in US food.

How to avoid construction disputes

Polly Pope, partner with Russell McVeagh, says the single biggest factor in construction disputes was a lack of ...

Law firm Russell McVeagh has published a report on how to avoid construction disputes which nearly all contractors think will rise.

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Premiership's unexepcted twist

Dave Molloy, sliding in, near Melville's Devon Williams with Melville's goal keeper Stu Campbell ready to defend. ...

At this stage of the season it's all about results rather than victory margins for the title contenders.

Piako close to causing upset

Piako's Andy Koli showed strength against a fine tuned Te Awamutu side at Campbell Park.

Te Awamutu too strong for Piako, defending rugby's Peace Cup.

West Coast will test Thames Valley

Midfielder Shaun Hill returns to co-captain the Thames Valley rugby team, with Brett Ranga, for the 2018 provincial ...

Provincial teams prepare for Heartland campaign kick off at Boyd Park in Te Aroha.

Grace Kara's 'slap in the face' video

Veteran wing attack Grace Kara and the Silver Ferns endured a miserable Commonwealth Games campaign.

Veteran Silver Ferns wing attack hunting for answers after not making any NZ netball teams.

Metcalfe new Magic coach

New Magic head coach Amigene Metcalfe.

This year's Magic assistant coach has been promoted for next year's Premiership.

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A bit ripped off by Ardern

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives back in Wellington after six weeks maternity leave with baby Neve and partner ...

OPINION: Lyn Webster's looks back on her own child-rearing and thinks Ardern has it a bit easier.

The high price of regional roadshows

Matthew Hooton has alleged  that a despicable smear campaign is being run against Simon Bridges.

OPINION: Investigations into the Simon Bridges spending leak are worthy of Hercule Poirot.

Bydder: Claudelands hurts council brand

The building cost $68.5 million and opened in 2011. According to the council-commissioned 2009 business case, it was ...

Opinion: Claudelands is a symptom of a failing brand, Andrew Bydder writes.

Never too old to be a better you

Joel Maxwell: "So to those considering learning te reo Māori who worry about their age – don't. It is never too late. In ...

OPINION: Don't let doubts about age put you off changing the course of your life.

Prosecution to improve parenting?

The nostalgic view of truancy has long been found out.

OPINION: Taking a bigger stick to the parents of truants will be a sorely limited tool.

Life & Style

Bursting bins and bags get the chop

Matamata-Piako District Council has decided to stop collecting overflowing recycling bins and rubbish bags.

Matamata-Piako District Council is making changes to what the rubbish and recycling can be collected.

Falls Retreat named finalist

Falls Retreat owner Emma Walters, left, with resident gardener Nicki Murray-Orr in their kitchen veggie gardens.

A paddock to plate ethos has resulted in the Falls Retreat being named a finalist in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards.

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Sam Edwards says the Meteor audience didn't expect to be fed freshly made dahl.

Lessons from a hay barn

Originally called Armadale School, the building was renamed Gordon School after the township of Armadale never eventuated.

Gordon School had one wall removed and was used to store hay.

Rest home hits new tune video

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"The fulfillment and the joy that comes from doing this is far greater than anything you get at school."

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