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Rewa faces 'very rare' trial

Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa could stand trial for the murder of Susan Burdett for a "very rare" third time, after Teina Pora's convictions were quashed.

Cake 'bully' boss now out of a job

HR manager Louise Alexandra, who was criticised for bullying an employee in offensive cake case, no longer working for NZCU after disappearing from company website.

They had an 'amazing' sleepover

Picton's star-crossed lovers, Kiwi William Scott Chalmers and Scottish backpacker Sarah Milne broke their silence today after their big date involving "cheap beers".

Kids smash 134 school windows

A Taupo secondary school has been left reeling after discovering primary school-aged children had shattered more than 100 windows around its premises.

Live updates: Pakistan v UAE

Live updates and ball-by-ball statistics of the Cricket World Cup pool B match between Pakistan and UAE in Napier. Herald App users click here for live updates Commentary The…



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Aust regulator probes pre-RBA trades

Australia's corporate watchdog is investigating sharp movements by the Australian dollar and share market in the seconds before Tuesday's interest rate announcement. The…

House prices: Are they up or down?

A day after QV released stats showing yet another increase in property values, Auckland realtor Barfoot & Thompson says last month saw a fall in prices, as more properties…


Trial of Boston Marathon bomber to start

Boston will revisit the horror of the 2013 Marathon bombings tomorrow when the 21-year-old accused of carrying out the worst attack on US soil since the September 11…

Bali nine pair in good spirits

Condemned drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are coping remarkably well as their executions draw closer, according to one of their lawyers.

Indian cops block rape doco

New Delhi police are are trying to block the airing of a documentary that includes remarks by one of the men involved in a fatal gang-rape in 2012.

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