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No power sharing deal

John Key and David Cunliffe have ruled out any power sharing agreement with Winston Peters as coalition possibilities featured in the final leaders debate tonight.

Key v Cunliffe: Who won the debate?

John Key and David Cunliffe have faced off in round four of the pre-election debates, but who came out on top? The Herald's top political correspondents make their picks…

Beach murders: Workers ruled out

Thai police have ruled out three Myanmar workers in connection with the murder of two young British tourists, as Thailand's military ruler appeared to call into question…



Six seconds spent on CVs

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds looking at each resume that crosses their desk and New Zealanders are making…

Extra US flights may see fares fall

More New Zealanders are set to head to the United States with 56,000 more airline seats next year and predictions fares will fall on increasingly competitive routes…

Your (online) life after death

Here's a look at how some social media companies deal with deceased users' accounts and what you can do to control your information.

Election 2014

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Shrek shorn of record

Monster fleece shorn from an Australian sheep looks set to claim New Zealand sheep Shrek's decade-old 27kg world record.

Life & Style

Army takes over Miss Uganda contest

Miss Uganda organisers have unveiled a major rebranding of the annual beauty pageant, trading the glamour of the catwalk for an army-sponsored agricultural boot camp…

Your Money


Schoolboy's dazzling dummy

This dummy from Mike Baska of Arkansas State University is off the charts in terms of audaciousness and execution. The footage has gone viral in a big way, with the…


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