Final, frantic last hours of Election 2014

Updates: The final countdown

Today's election bus diary: While John Key was faced with protestors in Rotorua, Cunliffe was sticking to safe ground -…

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THE REUNITED KINGDOM

Scotland has rejected independence from the UK in a historic vote with an unprecedented turnout.

Elderly victim suffers heart attack

The daughter of an 86-year-old woman robbed by a trio of brazen thieves targeting the elderly at supermarkets has begged them to stop and think about what they are doing…

Facebook's new tool: Say 'I've voted'

Facebook users can use a new tool to tell friends they have voted tomorrow -- but the Electoral Commission is warning users about making online comments that could influence…

Meet the man who sold his soul

Stories making headlines around the regions today include a man who sold his soul on Trade Me and a Hastings woman who was offered an 'unsafe' state house.

National

Business

Belgrave receivers win $8.6m payout

The receivers of a failed finance company have won an $8.6 million judgment against a former director of the company and a terminally ill property developer but the…

John Drinnan: Power shift at Maori TV

Scrapping the roles of senior Maori TV executives Julian Wilcox and Carol Hirschfeld is linked to a makeover of the channel, to provide more te reo content.

Election 2014

Conservatives pinged for pamphlet

A Conservative Party pamphlet comparing it with rival party New Zealand First has been ruled inaccurate and in breach of the advertising code of ethics.

The Herald Hot Seat

World

Stolen Jag back, 46 years on

At age 82, Ivan Schneider had given up on finding his luxury Jaguar stolen 46 years ago, until it was recovered on a cargo ship destined for Holland on Thursday.

Life & Style

What's on this weekend

Yes, of course we'll all have headed out to vote. But then there are some hours to fill until the results come in around 9pm (follow our booth by booth results on our…

Your Money

Rugby

Sport

Great Scotland-England sport encounters

While we wait for the votes to be counted in the Scottish independence referendum, we look at great Scottish victories over England - and great English wins over Scotland…

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