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Science behind the 5.7 earthquake

The latest big quake comes after more than 15,000 others, most of them too weak to be felt, in an aftershock sequence triggered by the 2010 Darfield earthquake.

'For me the NZ story ends'

An award-winning university professor will leave the country after his residency application was rejected because of his stepson's autism.


Quake horror for lifeguard tutor

A Christchurch lifeguard could only watch in horror as a cliff began to collapse just above the youngsters he was supervising - including his son.


Brazilian army in war on Zika

Brazil's armed forces mobilised 200,000 military personnel on a "day of action" to raise awareness of the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries Zika virus.


Panel show to focus on big issues

Liam Dann will host a new weekly panel show called The Economy Hub which will be launched on nzherald.co.nz on Thursday. Dann, who was recently appointed Herald business…


NZTE spends $30k on greenstone gifts

The Labour Party said the spending on jewellery was extravagant, but the trade promotion agency said it was a reward for huge improvements in performance.

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My holidays: Wendy Petrie

Best holiday ever? I love getting away to the beach for a week with a group of friends and the kids every summer. It's mayhem but it's great to watch our kids all grow…




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