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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 3 hours ago

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

He was finally stopped on Quail Pl and was arrested and charged with driving offences.

Driver flees police with child in car

A driver who failed to stop for police in Hamilton dropped his child off mid-chase but has now been caught and charged.


Family afflicted by botulism not covered by ACC

They're facing a six-figure bill for hospital treatment.

Frankton Kindy's winning sunflower measures a whopping 3.2 metres.

Green-thumbed pre-schoolers grow country's tallest sunflower

The kids at Frankton Kindy are the proud winners of a biennial gardening competition.

Prices in Auckland have stabilised, but are growing in most regions still.

Auckland values flat as regions play catch-up

Property values in the city have fallen in the past year, while they're skyrocketing elsewhere.

Hamilton Transport Centre

Bus driver punched after crash with car

A Hamilton bus driver has been punched in the head several times.

A New Zealand farmer invented the first milking machine.

100 years since Kiwi farmer invented milking machine

The anniversary will be celebrated in Hamilton today.

Bob Simcock.

Waikato District Health Board chairman resigns

Bob Simcock quit over claims of wrongful spending by his former CEO.

The new limits will apply south of Hamilton and near Tauranga.

110km/h roads 'perfectly safe' - safety campaigner

No one has died on the two roads since they opened.


Person hit and killed by train in Hamilton

The incident happened before 4:30am on Saturday morning.


Report finds rampant overspending by former Waikato DHB CEO

Nigel Murray spent large on flights and hotels.

Local man Matt Painting did a u-turn on his way to work to capture this video on Tuesday.

Councillor apologises for sexual joke to journalist

The councillor sent her a photo of an inappropriate hacked road sign.

Hamilton Mayor Andrew King said we were lucky to have never seen war in New Zealand, overlooking the 19th century Land Wars.

Hamilton mayor apologises for ignoring NZ Land Wars

Andrew King said we were lucky to have never seen war in this country.

Police are asking for witnesses and people with information to come forward.

Hamilton superette is robbed at gunpoint

Three men, two carrying firearms, have robbed the Ezi Park Greenwood Superette in Hamilton.


Two charged with arson following Hamilton school fire

They'll appear in Hamilton District Court on Wednesday.


Dog mauled to death in Hamilton

"I stood back in disbelief of what I'd just witnessed."

Sacred Heart Girls' College in Hamilton.

Fire rips through Hamilton high school

It's believed fireworks may to be blame.

Around 1000 people have been homed by Housing First.

Finding a home

The Housing First model has taken around 1000 people off the street and put them into houses.


Kiwi woman looking for mothers to donate breast milk to 'Wet Fridge'

The project aims to help low income mothers who cannot breastfeed.

All three have since been discharged.

Three stabbed outside Hamilton bar

Three people stabbed outside a Hamilton bar have been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment.