Hamilton & Waikato

02:06
Raymond Stirling's family are desperate to find him.

'We're scared' - Family of missing Hamilton man distraught but refusing to give up hope

Raymond Stirling, 84, was last seen in the Halcione Close area on Monday night.

Meremere Superette and Takeaways.

Shopkeeper stabbed while daughter present as two men armed with knives demand money, cigarettes

Two men are wanted over the incident at the Meremere Superette and Takeaways, today.

01:30
Chloe Jordan was admitted to hospital after she became violently ill while on her period.

'It's very nasty' - Kiwis share experiences and rally behind teen in hospital with toxic shock syndrome

Her mother said doctors believe it was cause by tampon use, but she is now on the mend.

01:30
Chloe Jordan was admitted to hospital after she became violently ill while on her period.

'It was really scary' - Hamilton teen left in ICU after suspected tampon induced toxic shock syndrome

Chloe Jordan was admitted to hospital after she became violently ill while on her period.

Concerns for missing 84-year-old Hamilton man with dementia

Raymond Stirling was last seen in the city last evening.

01:30
Teams and paddlers are competing on Lake Karapiro to qualify for the 2018 World Champs in Tahiti.

Thousands hit Lake Karapiro for national Waka Ama champs

1300 teams, 3300 paddlers are all competing for a spot at the 2018 World Champs in Tahiti.

German tourist fined $5k for 'emotional harm' after pulling out in front of truck on the way to Coromandel, killing girlfriend

The student's girlfriend died after a car he was driving in the Coromandel crashed into a truck.

'Fatberg' of wetwipes causes wastewater leak into Lake Taupo, closing foreshore

The fatberg caused a manhole leak in south Taupo last night at 9pm.

Five people were injured in the crash.

Five girls injured in Waikato car crash

The car left the road near Waotu and crashed into the side of a wall of a concrete underpass.

Truck driver dies in crash on Waikato forestry road

The single vehicle crash happened near Kinleith earlier this afternoon.

Numerous beach-side properties in the Hauraki District, shown here, and all across the coast in the upper-North Island suffered flood damage following last weeks savage storms.

'Take more photos' - Hauraki residents urged on Facebook to have evidence for flood related insurance claims

The district council strongly recommends residents take photos of property damage.

'It's 3am and I am not sleeping' - harrowing police officer Facebook post relives misery of crash scene

Informing a father his daughter has died in a crash was a breaking point for one officer.

Waikato hunter sends goodbye text to wife after accidentally stabbing himself while in the bush

Friedmann used techniques he'd learned from watching Bear Grylls to help him survive.

02:07
Monster waves caused much of the damage, with one Coromandel settlement left isolated by extensive damage to the state highway.

Cordons on storm damaged Coromandel highway to be removed tonight

The Thames-Coromandel region was battered by a storm which coincided with a king tide on Friday.

Near collision as motorist caught driving on wrong side of windy Coromandel road

"Four people were in the car - if something happened it would have been horrible."

To cut in or not cut in – that is the question.

Holiday traffic expected to cause headaches north of Auckland and in Waikato

Motorists are being reminded to stay patient and expect delays.

St John Ambulance (file picture).

Two people injured in Waikato crash

One was critically injured in the crash at Piarere.

Police car generic.

Masked trio rob Hamilton liquor store, threaten attendants with metal pole

The Heaphy Terrace Super Liquor store was held up on New Year's Eve.

Car plunges 80m off cliff in Waikato

The car had travelled some distance down the cliff, with reports suggesting it could have been as far as 80 metres.

Eight people injured in two separate Waikato crashes

Two cars collided on State Highway Three and a car hit a bank on SH5.

02:48
Declan’s three-legged dog Tash suffered severe neglect from a previous owner making hers one of the worst cases investigated by the SPCA this year.

Rescue dog owner calls on big-hearted Kiwis to give abused dogs a second chance

Declan Challis' three-legged dog Tash suffered severe neglect from a previous owner, making hers one of the worst cases investigated by the SPCA this year.

St John Ambulance (file picture).

Woman hurt by mobility scooter in Waikato

he woman was left with multiple leg injuries in the incident and flown to Waikato Hospital.

00:20
he van was on the Cambridge section of the Waikato expressway near Tamahere when she fell out.

Woman critically injured after falling from moving campervan on Waikato Expressway

The left-hand southbound lane of the road is closed near the Velodrome exit.

Man charged over robbery and assault at petrol station

The separate incidents occurred at a Hamilton gas station.

Five hospitalised after car crashes into watery bank in Waikato

A 20-year-old woman was flown to hospital by helicopter in a serious condition.

Beautiful orange umbrella and chair on the white sand beach

The Christmas Day weather forecast: Hot temperatures set to hit

It's looking good, except for a few parts set for rain.

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