Leading Headlines

Who votes for whom in NZ

Everyone has their own idea of what kind of person votes for each political party, now you can find out using the visualisation on our latest Herald data blog post.

Gable Tostee: 'I'm back'

Accused balcony killer Gable Tostee has wasted no time returning to social media, despite being banned from contacting women on Tinder and other dating sites.

Te Reo Maori

It's cool to korero


St Peter's College are making it "cool" to korero with boys learning some of today's most common teenage expressions in Te reo Maori.



Cranes fall on houses

Rescuers pulled a survivor from under the wreckage of apartments and shops flattened after two cranes toppled onto a row of buildings.


$1.8b for Contact Energy stake

Australia's Origin Energy has sold is Contact Energy shares to underwriters Macquarie Capital for $1.8 billion, ending months of speculation.


Revise abuse guidelines - Adams

Justice Minister Amy Adams has told police to revise their guidelines so they can secretly warn people if their partner has a history of violent abuse.

Life & Style

Intimate pregnant portraits reveal all

"I cried and threw up when I saw the positive pregnancy test - my life literally flashed before my eyes and I cried like I lost a giant piece of myself forever."







Surplus for provincial rugby

If balancing the books is the name of the game, provincial rugby is continuing to land the goals. Judging the state of the ITM Cup is a subjective business, but the…

'The All Blacks are beatable'

John Eales, an Australian rugby board member, also said that a win in the Bledisloe Cup battle would be a massive boost for their World Cup prospects.

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