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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.

Wild weather has wreaked havoc across the North Island.

As it happened: Flights cancelled, evacuations urged in wake of wild weather

The stormy weather is headed for Wellington after wreaking havoc across the North Island.

A house in north Waikato has been cordoned off by police after a person was found dead inside.

Body found in north Waikato home

Emergency services were called to the Taupiri house on Monday evening.

A police officer turns traffic away as the Makawera river flows on the road between Invercargill and Wallacetown caused by torrential rain, Invercargill, New Zealand, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Credit:NZPA / Dianne Manson

Woman in serious condition after fall from campervan

She fell from the moving vehicle on the Waikato expressway.

One fire unit remained at the scene about 7am to make sure the blaze didn't flare up again.

Fire crews battle blazes in Wiri, Tokoroa

Fire crews have overnight contained a blaze at a wooden pallet factory in south Auckland and another at a home in the Waikato.


Summer rains continue across the country

Two areas will escape clouds and rain for sunshine on Wednesday.


Car vs motorbike crash in Waikato

The accident's left one person in a serious condition.


Schoolgirl pleads guilty after topless motorcycle prank

The Hamilton 17-year-old admitted careless driving causing injury.

ACC has told them they don't qualify for compensation.

Tests rule out botulism for stricken Waikato family

A family friend suspects poison was involved instead.

Recreational fishers are being told to steer clear of mussel harvesters.

Fishers warned to stay clear of mussel harvesters

People are endangering themselves by getting too close to mussel farms, says Waikato harbourmaster.


Truckie's plea to motorists: 'Slow the f**k down'

"People aren't awake, they're not f**king listening to what's going on."


Auditor General to conduct inquiry into Waikato DHB virtual health platform

It will investigate a $15 million purchase of the SmartHealth product.


Wellington police belt out road safety Christmas carol

They've responded to a 'CopCar Karaoke' challenge from Waikato police.


Generous Waikato businessman gives bikes to school kids

Just in time for Christmas.

Waikato police are appealing for witnesses to contact them with information.

Driver critically injured in Waikato crash

The driver of a blue Mercedes that crashed into a tree in Horotiu is critically injured.


Gambling mega centre to open in Tokoroa

Locals are unimpressed with plans to install 30 pokies and an onsite TAB.

Mark made the comments on the AM show Thursday morning.

'I choose not to be courteous' - Mark Richardson on why he drives slow in the fast lane

Viewers of The AM Show have called him a "selfish Kiwi driver".

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