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Andrew Stone

News Editor, NZ Herald

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  • 12 Oct, 2016 5:00am
  • 6 minutes to read
A garden made for contemplation on a World War One battlefield where New Zealand soldiers faced "hell on earth" will be built here and shipped to Europe.

A match made in NZ

  • 12 Mar, 2016 5:00am
  • 7 minutes to read
This little-known episode in New Zealand's political history has been unearthed by American historian Seth Koven.

Battling her way to the very top

  • 9 Jan, 2016 5:00am
  • 11 minutes to read
Mountaineer Pat Deavoll is gearing up to go back to the high peaks of Asia - on a titanium knee and an ankle fused by metal pins.

Hunt narrows for long-lost sub

  • 18 Nov, 2015 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
The fate of a NZ submariner who vanished with his vessel 101 years ago could finally be settled by a mission in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea.

Do we still love rugby?

  • 7 Nov, 2015 5:00am
  • 9 minutes to read
On the eve of last weekend's RWC final, university academic Toni Bruce dared to suggest that not everyone in New Zealand was terribly interested.

Mansfield and the shadow of WWI

  • 26 Sep, 2015 5:00am
  • 5 minutes to read
On the afternoon of October 6, 1915, Leslie Beauchamp, a New Zealander in the British Army, gave a class in grenade throwing. He didn't survive it.
  • 10 Sep, 2015 12:00pm
  • 10 minutes to read
Tribal rituals, war relics and the legendary 'Queen of lovemaking and drinking' are just the tip of Rabaul's iceberg, finds Andrew Stone.
  • 24 Aug, 2015 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
War sacrifice will feature on a memorial wall in Waihi honouring soldiers who belonged to the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, a First World War unit of tough miners.

100 Kiwi Stories: Teen killed on his way home

  • 22 Jun, 2015 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
98: The war was over and Alexander Burns Ferguson was heading home on the Veronica, a 1200-tonne sloop used for minesweeping and escort duties.

100 Kiwi Stories: Pupil's life cut short by sniper's bullet

  • 1 Jun, 2015 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
92: On the honours board at Dilworth School the name of one pupil - Eric Guest Ancell - is inescapable.