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Macdonald on jail day leave

The only suspect in the notorious slaying of father of two Scott Guy has been released from prison on day leave to work on a remote farm.

Hero mum's second chance

The hero mum-of-six who suffered serious head injuries as she came to the aid of a shopper being mugged says she has been given a second chance at life.

Rockers offered NZ role

Organisers of the Vodafone NZ Music Awards have sent an invitation to the Rolling Stones: let's spend the night together.

Hitch hits televised Lotto draw

A technical snarl hit the Lotto Powerball machine live on air last night with $9m at stake. The televised draw turned to farce when the Powerball machine refused to…


Case against Airbus fails

A terrifying roller coaster ride in the sky turned Fuzzy Maiava's life upside down. Six years later, the ride goes on.


End of loyalty on cards

Marketing researcher Valentyna Melnyk, of Massey University, predicts that within 10 years, loyalty schemes as we know them may be a thing of the past.

From Russia with promises

Oil tycoon Mikhail Khimich's promises to transform sleepy Waiwera have so far come to nothing. The Herald investigates why his ventures have struggled.



Life & Style

MKR foes dare to dream big

The road to the My Kitchen Rules New Zealand finals has been life-changing for favourites Aaron and Heather Freeman.

Your Money


Google serious about robots

Google has announced a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people. Oxford professors behind Dark…


Rugby: Euro rugby's new arena

Coliseum Sports Media look set to expand their content after securing some European rugby rights previously screened by Sky TV.


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