Latest Waikato Times Stories

2008-10-09 15:00:26

With Air New Zealand planning to suspend all but two weekly international flights out of Hamilton, Waikato Times readers have reacted strongly to the national carrier's move. A selection of responses are printed below: Greg Fletcher: I think it is terrible.

2008-10-09 15:00:26

By RASMUSSEN, Warwick; FEEK, Belinda Hamilton International Airport is unlikely to get a lifeline from rival transtasman airlines to fill the void left by Air New Zealand.

2008-10-07 15:00:28

By RASMUSSEN, Warwick We want our international flights to continue out of Hamilton - we just want more of them at better times and at cheaper prices.

2008-10-03 15:00:31

A long-serving doctor fell to his death at Waikato Hospital yesterday, the Waikato Times understands. Waikato Hospital officials and police confirmed the man's body was found about 10.30am. But both sets of officials are saying little else.

2008-10-01 15:00:39

Once again it is apparent that slightly wider knowledge of chemistry is needed by many, including Christine Cave (Waikato Times letters, September 19). The essential factor with all elements that may reach into our lives, is that of quantity and balance.

2008-09-23 15:00:34

June Vincent-Humphreys (Waikato Times letters, September 16) offers a solution to people worried about the health concerns related to tasers - "stop doing whatever it is or was that upset the peace of the realm''.

2008-09-16 15:00:18

We turn back the Times 99, 50 and 25 years ago to see what Waikato Times readers were reading about. From Hamilton City Library files -------------------- 99 YEARS AGO Huntly. On Thursday night the washhouse attached to Mrs Archer's boarding- house was destroyed by fire.

2008-09-08 15:00:29

Catalyst IT founder Don Christie is speaking in Hamilton next week. Mr Christie will speak at The Hub at Wintec in Hamilton on September 8 from noon to 1.30pm.

2008-09-08 15:00:27

By NEEMS, Jeff The number of Waikato hits on Google indicates we're an inquisitive lot, reports Jeff Neems .

2008-08-28 15:00:46

I totally agree with the comments by Bill Cronin (Waikato Times letters, August 21) about the New Zealand Country Music Awards at the Founders Theatre. We were seated near the front, to one side.

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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.