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Tourist keys taken, again

An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula, causing eight vehicles to back up on the narrow road.

CWC: Brittle middle order exposed

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson faces a selection conundrum leading into what should be New Zealand's least challenging assignment of Cricket World Cup pool play - Afghanistan…

KiwiSaver changes for first homes

The legislation needed to alter the KiwiSaver first home withdrawal scheme is currently working it's way through parliament. What does this mean for first home buyers?…



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Running fan's 200-marathon milestone

Ingrid Frost is about to achieve a big feat. She will be the first woman in Australasia to officially run 200 marathons if she finishes Taranaki's Mountain to Surf event…

Redwoods: cycling heaven

Rotorua's Redwoods mountain-bike trail network through Whakarewarewa Forest has been voted New Zealand's cycling heaven for a second year running.


Bryers faces court grilling

Former Blue Chip boss Mark Bryers returns to the witness box today as the High Court continues its look at his application…

Capital puts Rocket Lab on countdown

Rocket Lab has attracted new financial backing from one of the United States' oldest venture capital firms and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin to put it on course.

Xero has the Google factor over MYOB

As rivalry between Australasian accounting software foes Xero and MYOB heats up, an investment blog has found a novel method of comparing the two companies' prospects…


'Netanyahu speech on Iran will backfire'

Hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for Washington, a group of 180 retired Israeli generals and former top security officials warned that his address…

Life & Style

Legal fight over Cindy photo

The photographer behind the unretouched image of Cindy Crawford at a 2013 lingerie shoot is taking legal action amid allegations the snap was stolen and altered to make…



Van Gogh film on the way

Interviewed last year before the release of his excellent artist biopic Mr Turner, British director Mike Leigh named Maurice Pialat's sublime 1991 movie Van Gogh as…


Win a holiday to Disneyland

Last week's Herald Travel featured a sweet and funny story by editor Winston Aldworth about his trip to Disneyland with 4-year-old daughter Zoe ['Once upon a time'…



Rugby: Alarm bells ring at Crusaders

They're traditionally slow starters in Super Rugby but losses to the Rebels and the Chiefs and an unconvincing win over the Highlanders may have some alarm bells ringing…

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