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As police removed bagged items from David Cerven's Queen St flat yesterday, details continued to emerge of the young Slovakian man's life and his dark state of mind.

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.

Laundromat blaze in Auckland

An eyewitness said a lean-to at the rear of the commercial premises was engulfed in flames and there was smoke damage throughout the two storey building.

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.



US to defend rebel allies against Assad

The United States will defend its favoured Syrian rebels against attack by Assad regime jets in an extension of the mission which entrenches America further in the civil…


Origin sell-down boon for Kiwis

Contact Energy will have more New Zealand shareholders on its register after Australia's Origin Energy sold its controlling stake for $1.8 billion.

Charity has Uber backing

Uber has pledged to provide $100,000 of free rides to the New Zealand Red Cross in an open-ended partnership deal announced yesterday.


Life & Style






Boyle storms to 1500m silver

A stunning performance by Lauren Boyle to win a silver medal ensured she became New Zealand's most successful swimmer at a world championships in Kazan, Russia today. Boyle…


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