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Catherine Gaffaney

Reporter, NZ Herald

catherine.gaffaney@nzherald.co.nz

@cath_gaff

  • 21 Jan, 2017 5:00am
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'We are stronger than this evil criminal act." That was the message delivered to shocked Victorians after a rampage that left four people dead in Melbourne.
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  • 13 Jan, 2017 5:21am
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The suicide rate among young Kiwi men aged 20 to 24 in recent years was double the rate of Australian men of the same age group, a study has found.
  • 29 Dec, 2016 6:24pm
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Early last year, Ben Suisala was fit, healthy and hoping to play professional rugby. Now, the 25-year-old Auckland father-of-two has terminal brain cancer.
  • 21 Nov, 2016 11:52am
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A junior naval sailor allegedly left a trail of blood, his wallet including Navy ID, and a Chicago Bulls hat when he broke into a US Navy house while stationed in Pearl Harbour.
  • 15 Nov, 2016 7:15am
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Prime Minister John Key said several world leaders had contacted him about the earthquakes, including an attempt by US President-elect Donald Trump.
  • 27 Sep, 2016 12:21pm
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News of rugby player Losi Filipo being discharged without conviction for the assault of four people has left victims horrified.
  • 20 Sep, 2016 11:31am
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A victim of the horrific crash at Huntly was First Violinist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
  • 27 Aug, 2016 10:51am
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The Czech tourist who watched her partner fall to his death on the Routeburn Track has been touched by tragedy in the mountains before.
  • 17 Aug, 2016 3:20pm
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WATCH: New Zealand distance runner Nikki Hamblin's show of sportsmanship at the Olympics overnight was of no surprise to those who know her.
  • 7 Aug, 2016 5:00am
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Knotting human and yak hair with a tiny crochet needle through holes almost invisible to the naked eye might sound like an odd job description.
  • 6 Aug, 2016 8:58am
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The Chiefs have called upon NZ Rugby to escalate the investigation into the team's stripper scandal after allegations a second stripper was mistreated by players.
  • 24 Jul, 2016 4:19pm
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A Maori warden who risked his own safety to assist a man who was shot at an Auckland train station credits a first aid course he did the day before the incident.
  • 16 Jul, 2016 5:00am
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Sam Olley, 21, didn't hesitate when her "young-at-heart" grandfather invited her on the Southeast Asia trip he'd hoped to share with his late wife.

Young mum had 'heart of gold'

  • 26 Jun, 2016 5:00am
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The families of the four young people who died in a horror crash near Hamilton are beginning to pay tribute to their loved ones.