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Man kicked off flight

An unruly, obnoxious passenger delayed a Jetstar flight just as it was lining up for take-off to Auckland - and was then evicted from the aircraft.

Glenn gives uni $5m boost

Sir Owen Glenn has called on the Government to change the way philanthropic donations are taxed to encourage more people to "invest in their own country".

Synthetic cannabis health scare

More than 30 people have been treated at hospitals for bad reactions to what is thought to be a potent synthetic cannabis, in a cluster of cases that have surprised…

Budget 2015

National denies misleading voters

National has denied it misled voters before last year's election, when it vowed not to introduce any new taxes, by announcing two new taxes in this week's Budget.


Leipzig chance for NZ: Simon Bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges takes over as head of the International Transport Forum as the organisation tackles ways to boost global trade and tourism at its annual…

Judge denies look at Erceg documents

Michael Erceg's brother has been denied access to documents that would reveal who got what from trusts set up by the late multimillionaire and liquor magnate worth $620…



Missing Nazi sculptures found

A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis has helped German police recover a trove of Third Reich sculptures that had…

Life & Style

Prince Harry's secret Viaduct feast

Prince Harry finished up his official engagements last week and promptly sneaked off for a secret night out at Harbourside Restaurant at Auckland's Viaduct.



Teina Pora : 'In my own words'

Teina Pora's convictions for the 1992 rape and murder of Susan Burdett were quashed in March. In his first interview, he speaks to New Zealand Herald journalist Phil…



Auckland: Fancy free Sundays

Music jams, history lessons, making new friends - the best things in life can be enjoyed for nix in Auckland, Diana Clement discovers.



Upset Hamilton robbed of Monaco GP win

Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix for the third straight year after a late crash involving teenager Max Verstappen undid Lewis Hamilton's bid for a fourth win of…


Rugby: Top clubs' 0-0 draw

A rugby rarity has taken place in Hamilton, after a scoreless draw was played out yesterday. Fraser Tech and Te Awamutu Sports slogged it out on a muddy Mill Street…

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