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'Slasher type' weapon used in robbery
'Slasher type' weapon used in robbery

Four people robbed a liquor store with a "slasher-type" weapon.

Kiwi teen in coma opens his eyes

A Kiwi teen fighting for his life after being kicked in the head has opened his eyes.

Kiwi sports drink 'not sugary enough', says Government

MPI has told company backed by top NZ athletes to add more sugar or stop selling it.

video Maori remains repatriated from overseas

The remains of 59 Maori and Moriori have been repatriated from collections in Europe, celebrated in a powhiri at Te Papa…

National's Budget backtrack on tax credit for childless workers
National's Budget backtrack on tax credit for childless workers

In 2009 National was the champion of childless workers. Now 500,000 will miss out.

Metservice weather outlook for NZ
video Metservice weather outlook for NZ

Early fog Tuesday is followed by a mixed bag of sunshine and showers for the rest of the week

Borders a focus as Lions Tour kicks-off
Borders a focus as Lions Tour kicks-off

"Endless vigilance" needed, Prime Minister Bill English says.

Water quality worse in cities than farms - Smith
Water quality worse in cities than farms - Smith

Water quality in cities was twice as bad as on farmland, Nick Smith said today.

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Man pleads not guilty to robbery
Man pleads not guilty to robbery

Man denies robbing woman of cash near an ATM in front of her children in Rotorua.

Claims ex-officer 'harassing' top cops

Judge tells former policeman: I think you've got it all wrong.

PM confused by gender-neutral debate

Parents mostly care about matching socks, PM says.

Man, 50, critical after Lake Rd crash

A pedestrian has serious injuries after a crash on Lake Rd, Takapuna, on the North Shore.

Patient safety risk: Doctor fined $20k
Patient safety risk: Doctor fined $20k

Doctor censured and ordered to pay $20,000 by the NZ Health and Practitioners Tribunal.

video Focus: Do hydration drinks needs more sugar?

A kiwi-developed hydration drink has fallen foul of the Ministry for Primary Industries because it doesn’t include enough…

video Armed robbery of Woolston dairy

CCTV footage shops armed robber in process of robbery

Chch dairy targeted by armed robbers again

CCTV footage of the latest robbery shows a person holding what appears to be a firearm.

Kiwi 'heroes' in Everest air crash rescue

One dragged two trapped pilots from the wreckage while surrounded by flammable jet fuel.

Paraplegic saved from Banks Peninsula fire
Paraplegic saved from Banks Peninsula fire

Paraplegic lucky to be alive as blaze consumed the wooden, decade old property quickly.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Birds of a feather, flock together

A conservation group are protecting birds on Mauao. Made with funding from NZ On Air.

Police defend arrest of teen

Some critical of methods used by arresting officers to subdue an alleged bakery robber.

video Raw footage: cops subdue dairy robber

A man is subdued by cops after allegedly threatening a pregnant dairy worker with a bottler

video Focus: Rebecca Nelson performs 'Shadow Feet'

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

'It's really strange. It has us all worried'
'It's really strange. It has us all worried'

Police investigating out-of-character disappearance of a Christchurch builder.

Facial injury missed: ADHB breached code

Auckland District Health Board found in breach of health code.

US requests NZ to increase its personnel in Afghanistan

US has requested that NZ increase its personnel in Afghanistan from 10 to 12.

Fullers to pay $92.5k to crash victims

New Zealand's largest ferry operator also fined $40,000 for the 2015 wharf collision.

Investigations under way on E. coli water

Investigations are looking into the possible causes and consequences of the contamination.

Fishermen survive 1.45am liferaft ordeal
Fishermen survive 1.45am liferaft ordeal

Three lucky West Coast fishermen survived an early-morning liferaft ordeal in heavy seas.

Rousing welcome for Barbarians

The New Zealand Provincial Barbarians attended a welcoming powhiri in Whangarei.

House destroyed in Canterbury fire

A house in Banks Peninsula was destroyed by fire this morning.

Winston Peters blasts Speaker over A-G

Speaker David Carter has "abused his power", Peters says.

Cases of myrtle rust rise to 25

Cases of myrtle rust rise to 25

Joyce's Budget tests the Labour-Greens pact
Joyce's Budget tests the Labour-Greens pact

Comment: Labour's struggled to unpick Joyce's Budget - and it seems the Greens like it.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Government's emergency housing not enough

Napier needs more affordable, long-term houses. Made with funding from NZ On Air.

Woman jailed for pretending to be lawyer

A woman pretending to be a lawyer in a relationship row will go to prison.

Horse freed after float accident

A horse was trapped in a float following a vehicle collision in Pukehamoamoa on Saturday.

Man killed at road works named

Selwyn Patrick Rewa died after hit by a crash while working at a road works site on Friday

Region gearing up for Lions visitors
Region gearing up for Lions visitors

Hawke's Bay is gearing up for its biggest influx of British rugby fans in 12 years.

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