Leading Headlines

Can Gracinda save Labour?

Grant Robertson and Jacinda Ardern - now termed 'Gracinda' on social media - could well be the Labour Party's best bet, writes Bryce Edwards.

PM: First home? Buy an apartment

As the release of Auckland's new CVs confirms values have soared, PM John Key suggests first home buyers consider purchasing an apartment instead of a house.

Winners, losers in rates change

The latest Auckland property valuations have thrown the spotlight on a fixed charge that can ease the pain for homeowners of expensive properties, but hurt those in…


Help Our Kids

Thank you, New Zealand!

You've done it. Herald readers have cracked the $150,000 target of the Help Our Kids campaign to raise money for Starship children's hospital.



Life & Style

Do you suffer weekendvy?

One in three people surveyed admitted lying about what they did at the weekend in a bid to impress friends and colleagues.

Your Money


New chapter for libraries

Libraries of the future could become community go-to places where you can hire a car, cut out a neat-fitting dress on a 3D printer or show a movie that you made.


Ratings: ABs v Wallabies

How the players rated in the All Blacks' dramatic one-point victory over the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.

How Slade did a Beaver to seal win

A "basic schoolboy error" saw Colin Slade almost kick away the Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday before he stepped up to calmly slot the match winner in Brisbane.

Rugby: Coachless Wallabies in disarray

The Wallabies face the grim, unprecedented prospect of departing for a European tour without a coach following Ewen McKenzie's sudden resignation. McKenzie's post-Bledisloe…


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