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Edward Rooney

Regional News Editor, NZ Herald

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  • 14 Dec, 2016 2:37pm
  • 3 minutes to read
Charges have finally been dropped against a businesswoman and grandmother who was ousted from Fiji parliament by a military coup 10

PM: Solid 'did everything they could'

  • 6 Nov, 2014 12:49pm
  • 6 minutes to read
Prime Minister John Key says Solid Energy "did everything they possibly could" to recover the bodies of 29 miners at Pike River.
  • 1 Jun, 2014 7:41am
  • 8 minutes to read
Residents in a quiet, family neighbourhood were left shocked and fearful after tragedy struck in their midst last weekend.
  • 1 Jun, 2014 5:00am
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Laila Harre's appointment was one of the worst-organised interviews we've attended, writes Edward Rooney.
  • 25 May, 2014 11:18am
  • 2 minutes to read
The Greens have released the final roster of list candidates for this year's election - and there's one notable omission.

Gentle words from a princess

  • 13 Apr, 2014 3:02pm
  • 2 minutes to read
It was a handful of glass marbles that drew the attention of the most famous woman in the world to a star-struck Auckland boy.
  • 19 Jan, 2014 5:30am
  • 3 minutes to read
Shark fin remains on the dinner menu at Auckland's SkyCity casino, at $70 for a small serving, despite assurances to the contrary.

Jetboat crash kills one, injures another

  • 4 Jan, 2014 2:11pm
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One person is dead and another critically injured after a high speed crash on a river in the Hawkes Bay.
  • 15 Sep, 2013 8:23am
  • 3 minutes to read
The Government postponed an announcement this week on the sale of shares in Meridian Energy, sparking doubts about whether the sell-off will go ahead on schedule in November.

Exercise beats breakfast

  • 23 Jun, 2013 5:30am
  • 2 minutes to read
The Government might have better spent it's $9.5million school breakfast money on walking school buses, findings from a Danish study into children and exercise suggest.
  • 23 Jun, 2013 5:30am
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Broadcaster John Tamihere raced to a fatal car crash in central Auckland yesterday after hearing his wife's son was hurt.

Eye-watering costs to get connected

  • 24 Mar, 2013 8:05am
  • 3 minutes to read
A fee for tapping into the waterworks in parts of Auckland has gone up by 900 per cent in the past two years - from less than $850 to almost $8000.
  • 17 Mar, 2013 11:05am
  • 2 minutes to read
It's the bane of sports fans everywhere - their favourite club changing kit yearly, forcing them to spend big dollars to look up-to-date.