The man's fishing rod was found where he was last seen at Papanui Pt.

Search for fisherman resumes

9:38 AM  Searchers to scour the coastline of Papanui Pt for missing Hamilton fisherman.

Fears for missing man

John Lee, 80, was reported missing from Mt Maunganui on Monday afternoon.

9:45 AM  John Lee, 80, has been found and is "safe and well".

Peak kitten season

Breeding season is getting longer and this year is expected to be the busiest yet.

Bad egg confusion unscrambled

Egg loving Kiwis are eating more than ever.

Powered parachute crashes

Man in powered parachute crashed on take-off, hitting a metal bollard.

Man struck by tree dies

Man chainsawing on a rural Coromandel property has died after a tree fell on him.

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Jail for flesh-eating disease claim

David Swinburne gets constant infections in his legs that prevent him from being able to wear an electronic monitoring ...

Judge dismisses Rotorua man's claim a flesh-eating disease in his leg got him a jail sentence.

Search for missing fisherman

Emergency services are searching for a man in the water near Raglan.

Toppling crane among HCC near misses

Three more tobacco crimes


Homerun turns to slamdunk

Dropit chief executive Peter Howell (left) with Dropit chief operating officer Brendan Howell, says San Francisco is the ...

Two Kiwi brothers have scored a deal with an NBA Franchise who wants to use their auction app.

Business finds niche on demand

David White, chief executive office of Shift72.

Tech company leader in on demand video industry.

Innovation and adapting to change

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce president Phil MacKay

Chamber working in 'environment of perpetual change'.

Te Rapa turns into a transport hub

Porter Group's property in Te Rapa, Hamilton, borders the Waikato expressway and Arthur Porter Way

Hamilton released 20 years' worth of industrial land - but five years later, that might not be enough.

Business and breakfast on menu

A warm welcome awaits you at the Ember Eatery and Bar in Pukete, from owner Mark Davis and assistant manager Hansa Malhotra.

Ember relaunches with new focus on customers and food.


Waikato lament mistakes

Waikato coach Morgan Kutia feels some little errors have proved costly for his side in the national premiership.

The Waikato rugby league team are ruing a few errors, which have marred their chances of making the final.

Gingernuts hot Livamol favourite

Gingernuts wins the Windsor Park Plate to ensure favouritism for the Livamol Classic.

Punters hit Gingernuts in early Livamol markets.

King loses Macau title

Squash star Joelle King lost her Macau Open title but still has plenty to smile about.

Joelle King couldn't retain her Macau Open squash title, but there are positive signs.

Pakistan appoint Kiwi cricket coach

Mark Coles has been appointed Pakistan women's coach for their upcoming series against New Zealand in Dubai.

Pakistan's women's cricket team have a new Kiwi coach in Mark Coles.

More racetrack troubles

Windsor Park Plate winner Gingernuts is giving his ownership team plenty of spice.

Our racing reporters revisit the main talking points from the week's racing on both sides of the Tasman.


Bitter blow

Te Ururoa Flavell concedes to Tamati Coffey

OPINION: Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox were truly independent voices for Māoridom. Their voices will no longer be heard and Māoridom should be saddened by that.

Frontier justice

Break-ins, car theft and now trespass, it’s been a bad couple of months in the Swainson household.

OPINION: Once again, the police failed to act when crime came knocking.

Hamilton sound on lock

Free-FM manager Phil Grey saw The Hum providing a window on local Hamilton and New Zealand music that was needed.

OPINION: The Hum is fast becoming a musical hub with Hamilton's underground music community enthusing about an outlet that follows in the musical footsteps of traditional student radio.

OPINION: Proper use of the health dollar

The money spent on the Chiefs - $50,000 - would buy 16 cateract surgeries.

Next time the DHB has a hare-brained idea about how to allocate its health budget, it would do well to consult the people on the end of an IV line.

'She could make the air crackle'

Mary Donnell had a heartfelt commitment to humanitarian ideals.

OBITUARY: "She spoke; people stopped and listened." A woman of deep social concern, Mary Donnell loved free-thinking, breaking boundaries, breaking out of boxes.

Life & Style

More than 'flash new museum'

Artist impression of the interior of the proposed Discovery Centre.

To discover the Waipa district, you may have to visit Te Awamutu.

'Cancer doesn't care who you are'

Hinuera resident Mariana Mahood tells her story of breast cancer ahead of the Pink Ribbon fundraisers.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Mariana Mahood is urging other women to check early and check often.

Roller doors next stop for shops?

Edmeades Jewellery shop owner Royce Edmeades.

Cambridge shop has been robbed 'numerous times'.

Lulu Jade "the underdog" in pinup competition

After just 18 months in the pinup world, Lisa Davey is a finalist in the Miss Pinup New Zealand pageant.

Lisa Davey never imagined she would find herself in the top 10 of a modelling competition.

Eye for an eye

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in New Zealand.

When in doubt, get your eyes checked out.

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