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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…

Cop brought back from dead

A North Shore policeman who suffered a massive heart attack while driving a patrol car and smashed into a wall was resuscitated by colleagues who worked on him for almost…



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.

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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…

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Crotty to miss Pumas test

The 30-man squad for the All Blacks Rugby Championship test matches in Argentina and South Africa has been finalised.


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