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Profoundly deaf people are bypassing a waiting list and paying to get their first Cochlear implant because they can't bear to wait several years before they get their hearing back. Audio
Locals say a dangerous stretch of road is not meeting requirements of urban growth and traffic between Tauranga and Waihi. Audio
Hamilton residents are bracing themselves for a massive rates rise that could hit double digits.
A Zimbabwean farmer who was forced off his land by the Mugabe regime in 2003 says the new president's talk of compensation for those who lost farms is positive.
The port company says a proposal to double the length of its wharf isn't a play for business from its Auckland counterpart.
The actions of a Hamilton city councillor who sent an explicit joke to a journalist has reopened claims of sexism at the Hamilton City Council.
A forestry consultant is calling for the New Zealand forest industry to shorten the harvesting period for radiata pine trees to plug a predicted slow-down of wood supply.
A new performing arts centre in Hamilton could revitalise the CBD and creative arts community in the city, according to backers of the plan.
A Christchurch butcher will today try for the world record for making the most sausages in 60 seconds.
Breeding company World Wide Sires New Zealand wants a standard testing process for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis.
New Zealand could face a shortage of shearers because they're not being trained, an industry organisation says.
New Zealand's world-leading deer velvet industry is gearing up for a bumper season, with early indications showing a 10 to 15 percent boost from key markets China and South Korea.
The Battle of Beersheba, which was part of the Third Battle of Gaza was fought in Palestine in October 1917, 100 years ago today.
A full-size statue of a horse leaning down to sniff its fallen rider's hat will commemorate the role of the animals in war.
Precision farming started in the mid 80s with GPS to guide tractors and harvesters in straight lines on auto pilot, but it has moved on a lot since then.
Officially 843 New Zealanders died and over 1700 were wounded in just the first few hours of October 12th 1917. Andrew McRae's grandfather fought in the battle and wrote about his experience. Audio
A woman who has worked with abused women and children told the inquest nothing has improved in the years between two preschoolers' violent deaths.
Fuji Xerox New Zealand has been formally suspended from dealing with government agencies and ruled out from taking on new government contracts.
A Canadian building expert is urging New Zealand to make better use of its timber to construct more high-rise buildings using wood.
A visiting Canadian water scientist is at a loss to understand why all New Zealand drinking water is not treated to avoid the risk of illness, he says.
About 500 people attended a farmers' protest in Morrinsville - Labour leader Jacinda Ardern's hometown.
The fruit will not be commercially viable in western Bay of Plenty by the end of the century because of climate change.
A woman who defrauded a casino and a Waikato school been sentenced to seven years and eight months' jail.
The high injury rate among farm workers has prompted a call for them to be more involved in health and safety decisions on the farm.
Work to turn farm land on the outskirts of Hamilton into Ruakura Inland Port - a freight hub taking advantage of the Waikato Expressway a nearby main rail line - has started.