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The family of a man who took his own life after walking out of Waikato Hospital's mental health unit says plans for a new centre at the hospital are good news, but more needs to be done in the…
A coroner has questioned Waikato DHB over a break down in its follow-up care of a mental health patient who ended up being shot dead by police after a confrontation in Thames in 2015.
An inquest into the death of a mentally ill man shot and killed by police in Thames in 2015 has heard a doctor who treated him felt his condition was under control.
Local Government New Zealand says it is still too early to make a prediction on voter turnout for Saturday's election.
A New Zealand designed and built robotic system is set to transform dairy-herd testing in this country.
A five-year research programme has been launched to provide greater information on how much water is lost on braided rivers into groundwater.
Hamilton City is challenging other councils around the country to a Vote Off to see who can get the most residents to vote.
A 26-year-old, social media-savvy woman could give the frontrunners in Hamilton's mayoral campaign a fright, as her message connects with young voters in particular.
A Waikato dairy farmer says some members of Fonterra's management need to be held accountable for bad investments made over the past few years resulting in the company reporting a net loss of $605m.
Grass versus tarseal. A stoush has broken out over plans to turn a feature lawn at the Hamilton Gardens into a carpark.
The Hamilton City Council has launched its first car-share scheme, and it says one car-share is equivalent to taking six to 10 cars off the road.
East Timor descended into a state of anarchy in 1999 after a referendum broke away from Indonesia. The NZDF went in to restore law and order.
An investigation into the poisoning of cattle with 1080 on a King Country farm a year ago still has not been completed, leaving the owners angry.
A newcomer to the political scene in New Zealand's fifth largest city says Tauranga deserves better leadership.
While eight candidates are vying for the top job in Hamilton, only three appear to be front-runners.
A leading trauma surgeon is calling for a campaign to reduce the number of injuries to children caused by not wearing seat belts or sitting in booster seats
The Hamilton City Council says it's confident a grandstand at Waikato Stadium, which is likely to require seismic strengthening, is still safe to use.
The world's top professional darts players are in New Zealand for the fifth round of the World Series of Darts being held in Hamilton.
The days of stray cats roaming free and causing havoc in Hamilton are numbered with the launching of a $100,000 fund to desex and rehome them.
The government has come under harsh criticism at a hui in Hamilton called to help plan the terms of reference for a Māori independent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki. Audio
Three members of the family of the Australian man shot and killed near Raglan yesterday have attended today's court appearance of the man accused, to show that their brother is not forgotten.
A fast train service between Hamilton and Auckland that could complete the trip in half the current time is to be investigated by the government.
New Zealand's first urban growth agreement between central government, local councils and mana whenua has been signed to manage development in the area between Hamilton and Auckland.
The Waikato region has benefited from the Provincial Growth Fund by nearly $1.5 million which was announced today in Hamilton.
Residents living near a major Waikato intersection say it is like living in a war zone. Since March this year there have been 11 crashes, while their front fence has been hit at least 15 times in the…