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Mixed bag of sunshine and showers

video MetService weather update Wellington

Sunshine and showers

video MetService weather update Christchurch and south

Drizzle toward the end of the week and turning colder

video MetService weather update Auckland and Northland

Showers for the rest of the week, clearing at the weekend

Man dies in Hamilton shooting
Man dies in Hamilton shooting

A man has died of a gunshot wound at an address in Frankton, Hamilton this evening.

Greerton house destroyed by fire
video Greerton house destroyed by fire

Fire fighters damp down the remains of the house gutted by fire

Aiming for the younger vote
video Aiming for the younger vote

Chloe Swarbrick and Golritz Gharaman are two young, female faces aiming to attract the younger vote for the Greens at this…

'I can foot it in Parliament'
video 'I can foot it in Parliament'

Hayley Holt fronts to the media for the Greens

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Pay equity could break us say providers
Pay equity could break us say providers

Care and support workers will be paid more than their managers, say employers.

House 'gutted' by fire in Greerton

Four fire crews are fighting the fire on Greerton Rd in Tauranga.

Orcas cause a stir at Manly Beach

A small pod of orcas have delighted Hibiscus Coast residents this evening.

Missing teen: Police appeal for help

Police are concerned about a missing 19-year-old Ashburton man.

Kiwi girl discovers pen pal's concert death
Kiwi girl discovers pen pal's concert death

Skye Gallagher and Manchester victim Georgina Callander had become friends online.

Man arrested after firing at police

"Sheer luck that none of our staff were seriously injured," says Inspector Gary Davey.

Shake-up looming for KiwiRail

A likely focus is the current requirement to maintain the large rail network.

Youthful Greens trio race up party list

The Green Party has taken a punt on its young, high-profile women candidates.

12,000 seat arena plan for Wellington
12,000 seat arena plan for Wellington

A 12,000 seat concert arena plan has got the tick from the Wellington region's mayors.

Laughter, love at John Chadwick funeral

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick talks about "her rock", the man who helped her soar.

video Oratia gets reprieve

Watercare have dumped the idea of building a new plant at Oratia, saving numerous homes out West

Doctor tells court 'I did not commit that'

He described feeling shocked to learn that a complaint had been laid against him.

Future of golf course heading to court

Golfers are taking legal action to keep Mt Albert property an 18-hole golf course.

Watercare ditches Oratia water plant plan
Watercare ditches Oratia water plant plan

Oratia residents are rapt after Watercare ditches plans for a giant water treatment plant.

Plea to fund cancer treatment

About 50 Kiwis are flying to Australia to pay for treatment themselves.

What the Waikato mayors are driving

Two Waikato mayors are zipping around in V8s while others use their own vehicles.

Man jailed for indecent assault

Hamiora Kimbo Werahiko has been sentenced to jail for indecent assault.

Restaurant's smoking convictions quashed

A court battle on what "internal" means has seen a restaurant's smoking conviction quashed

Armed robbery at Dargaville Warehouse
Armed robbery at Dargaville Warehouse

Police look into an aggravated robbery at Dargaville Warehouse; cash, jewellery stolen

Shane Jones won't help NZ First vote: PM

Shane Jones speculation a "game of seven veils".

video Focus: Rodney Fisher performs 'B Your Boy'

As part of NZ Music Month, NZ Herald in association with Parachute Studios has teamed up with our favourite Kiwi artists…

Rare kauri gum carvings fetch $6250

Maori busts carved from kauri gum fetch $6250 at Auckland auction

Political Roundup: Is the health Budget enough?

Despite National's contentious claims of record new spending on health, is that enough?

26 properties infected with myrtle rust
26 properties infected with myrtle rust

The number of properties contaminated by the fungal disease has risen to 26.

'It'd just be nice to say hello'

Joan Wescott is looking for old college friend, Rita Norris, who moved to NZ in the 1960s

School team penalised for haka challenge

Rangitikei College 1st XV penalised for haka challenge.

Labour won't rule out tax hikes

Labour goes back to drawing board to counter National's Budget - and how to pay for it

Source of amateur Northland historian's skulls questioned

Heritage NZ says there is no archeological evidence of pre-Maori occupation of NZ.

Wanted NZ man's photo cops an earful
Wanted NZ man's photo cops an earful

This wanted man's bizarre ear has been subjected to a series of low lobe blows.

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