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Body found after 29 years

Human remains found in the Wellington region earlier this year have been confirmed to be those of a man who went missing in March 1986.

Heartache behind mortgagee sales

Real estate agent Cherry Killgour has been handling mortgagee sales for years and knows all too well the damaging effect losing a home can have on families.

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Cissy Chen case: Plant blamed for injury

A man accused of murdering his partner and dumping her body in a North Shore reserve told police an injury to his thumb was caused by moving "a huge pot plant".



Protests after cop cleared

Police in Cleveland,Ohio, made multiple arrests during protests over the acquittal of a patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects after a high-speed chase…

Irish ayes smiling

A top Irish Catholic leader said the Church needs a "reality check" as the predominantly Catholic nation voted to approve gay marriage.


Investors mull SCF legal action

Out-of-pocket South Canterbury Finance investors will meet today in Auckland to join others rallying behind a probe looking into possible legal action.


Life & Style



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.



Boult and Southee in unison a treat

Trent Boult and Tim Southee are a magnificent sight, giving us swing bowling to savour from both ends. This is better than watching Hadlee, writes Chris Rattue.


Hurricanes exploit Blues defences

As the wind and rain continued to lash Auckland on Saturday, Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd gave a simple message to his team ahead of their match against the Blues.

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