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One dead after car flips into ditch

The car clipped had a tractor.

Dylan Cossey was found guilty on all four counts of manslaughter.

Hamilton street racer found guilty of manslaughter

Four people were killed in a high-speed crash in June 2016.

Rodeo protesters and fans squared off in Waikato on Saturday.

Rodeo industry to 'fight back' against protests

Around 130 people gathered at the Waikato Rodeo on Saturday to call for an end to the sport's "cruelty".

Emergency services are focusing on an area surrounding a harvester, a Newshub cameraman says.

Workplace death on Waikato farm

A Newshub cameraman at the scene says emergency services are focusing on an area surrounding a harvester.

Four people were killed in a crash in Hamilton in June 2016.

Court shown harrowing cellphone footage of Hamilton crash

Two men are on trial for manslaughter after four people were killed in a collision.


Crickets swarm North Island

Auckland and Waikato residents are being assaulted by thousands of the bugs.

Much of the North Island and the West Coast are in for a heavy dump of rain, forecasters say.

Heavy rain forecast across New Zealand

MetService has issued a severe weather warning in many regions for Sunday.

She was flown to Waikato Hospital but died at about midnight, police say.

Woman dies after Waikato crash

A 34-year-old woman has died in Waikato Hospital hours after crashing into a tree on a rural road. Her husband survived the crash.


Two killed in serious crash in the Waikato

State Highway 3 is now closed at the Golf Rd intersection.

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Wet weekend forecast across New Zealand

It's time to batten down the hatches and get out the hot chocolate.


Pair steal branded clothing in Raglan ram-raid

Police are asking anyone who is offered cheap designer clothing to think twice.

One person has been killed in a crash west of Te Kuiti after a car rolled early Sunday morning.

Fatal crash in Te Kuiti

One person has died after a car rolled early Sunday morning.

Police car on the street at night

One dead in Hauraki District crash

Another person is in hospital with critical injuries.

The medical costs of the family left comatosed after eating wild boar will be covered by ACC.

ACC will cover the medical costs of poisoned Waikato family

The family was hospitalised, after eating meat from a wild boar.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter took the woman to Middlemore Hospital.

Woman injured in jump off bridge at Raglan

A Hamilton woman has a neck injury after jumping off the footbridge in Raglan in Waikato.

Judith Collins and Phil Twyford on The AM Show.

Twyford and Collins bicker over 'pork-barrel' roads and 'trolleys'

National wants to save its promised roads, but the new Govt says no funding was ever allocated.

The death has been referred to the coroner.

Truck driver killed on forestry road named

The truck driver who died in a crash on Wainui Rd, near Kinleith, on Friday may have suffered a medical event before the crash.

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene where the motorcyclist has died.

One dead in Waikato motorcycle crash

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene.


Five injured in Waikato crash

Emergency services and a rescue helicopter were called to the scene on Friday night.


Truck driver killed in accident near Kinleith

The crash happened on a forestry road.

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