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Skully has made a mysterious return.

Hamilton fire truck reunited with 'Skully', but he's missing one thing

He's back - mysteriously.

The truck lost its distinctive front skull.

Thieves steal skull from Jolly Roger charity fire truck

The theft has outraged the community.

Asia-Lee with her parents, Dallas and Nikki.

'Precious' 4yo with cancer dies as her case is reviewed by DHB

Her mother claims medical staff refused a CT scan.

McKinnon's sister spoke to reporters on Saturday.

Raglan shocked by Australian tourist's murder

Raglan Ward Councillor Lisa Thomson says stunned locals want to help the victim's family.

McKinnon's sister spoke to reporters on Saturday.

'Mum's favourite': Sister of murdered Australian tourist opens up about loss

"We just don't know how to put life together without him being here."

Police will address media.

Livestream: Police address media after an Australian tourist was shot dead in Raglan

A body was found in a van in Waikato.


Manhunt continues after Australian tourist shot dead near Raglan

A body was found in a stolen van.

The van.

Major manhunt after stolen vehicle with body inside found in Waikato

It follows reports of a serious incident in Raglan.

Waikato police are on the hunt for the "dangerous" suspect.

Brutal burglary leaves 66yo man in hospital

Waikato police have caught the "dangerous" suspect.

Nikki with her daughter Asia-Lee Taitoko.

Parents claim Waikato DHB provided 'inadequate care' to 4yo with cancer

"They could've picked this up earlier and she wouldn't have the tumour."

Watch: The Government in December 2018 it planned to spend $1.4 billion on road safety improvements.

The seven New Zealand roads upgraded to be safer

National says the Government's taken credit for the projects it started.

The cattle were spotted grazing in a resident's front yard.

Watch: Cows spotted on the loose in Waikato resident's front yard

"Where the heck did they even come from?"


Report reveals DHB failed to provide adequate care for critically ill baby

His mother took him to hospital repeatedly, but doctors told her there was nothing wrong.

James Robertson took out the coveted title in front of a crowd of almost 700 people in Hawke’s Bay.

Youngest ever Young Farmer of the Year works in an office

It turns out you don't have to wear redbands to win the prize.


Person dies in Waikato crash

Another has serious injuries.

Watch: Dave Trewavas on The AM Show.

Rahui on Lake Taupō and Waikato River affecting businesses

But a local business association member says they're doing fine working around it.

Watch: A report on Environment Aotearoa.

Kiwi charity at forefront of fight against climate change

A report says planting trees is the best solution.

Commissioner Peter Hughes says Dr Murray's conduct fell short of what is expected in a public sector position.

Ex-Waikato DHB board member angry former CEO won't be charged

"If you're a senior bloke and you've taken too much money, we're not going to go after you."

Nigel Murray spent more than $120,000 on travel accommodation.

Former Waikato DHB boss won't face criminal charges

He was criticised last year for overspending taxpayers' money.

Watch: Are you in New Zealand's luckiest Lotto region?

Lotto results: First division split three ways

Three lucky Kiwis are now $333,333 richer.

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