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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.

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Black Caps crush Zimbabwe

Openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham both struck centuries as New Zealand crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the second ODI.

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.

Man was 12 when 'Heath raped' him

Police have named former British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath as a suspected paedophile in the most dramatic twist yet in the ongoing investigation into allegations…

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.



Most powerful storm of 2015

Super Typhoon Soudelor has developed into the world's most powerful storm of the year as it takes aim at Japan, Taiwan and China.


Dairy plunge drives CPI down

The retreat in export commodity prices turned into a rout last month. ANZ's commodity price index fell 11.2 per cent, its…

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


New World Wine Awards

Dr Rowald Hepp, from Germany and Simon Nunns from Coopers Creek Vineyard in Kumeu are among 13 experts tasting 120 wines each over three days at one of New Zealand's…



One year to Rio: Adrian Leat

Adrian Leat, Glasgow 2014 judo silver medallist, is on the outside looking in. No guarantee of qualifying for Rio de Janeiro, he subjects himself to bouts of introspection…






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