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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 least six times' at police

Breaking "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.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Ore sampling to begin in historic Karangahake Gorge mine

Karangahake Gorge mine to reopen for testing. Made with funding from NZ On Air

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
Laughter, love at John Chadwick funeral

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

Oratia gets reprieve
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'
Doctor tells court 'I did not commit that'

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

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Future of golf course heading to court
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

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
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

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 Girl'

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
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

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 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

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

92yo's seven speeding tickets in 5 months

The grandfather reckons the speed limit's too low after copping a swag of tickets.

video Andrew Little responds to Nats tax package

Labour leader Andrew Little responds to the Greens voting on the Nats tax package, and clarifies Labour's stance.

Plug pulled on Oratia water plant plan
Plug pulled on Oratia water plant plan

Watercare drops plans for a water treatment plant at Oratia - goes with site at Titirangi.

Pohutukawa trees will have to make way for Auckland city cycleway

Fourteen pohutakawa trees will have to make way for an extension to a cycleway.

video Focus: Ten questions with Thomas Oliver

Silver Scroll winner Thomas Oliver joins Angelina Grey for ten quick fire questions.

Doctor to take the stand in his own trial

A jury will hear from a doctor accused of sedating his patients before assaulting them.

'I keep crying every time I think about it'

The Thames couple say 'it still doesn't seem real'.

Gym forced to close
Gym forced to close

Age isn't behind Reuben Murray's decision to close his popular gym, so what is?.

Health minister backs KFC sponsorship of RLWC2017

Consumer NZ has criticised the sponsorship deal.

'Do you know this man?'

Police said the man reportedly performed "lewd act" on himself in front of young girls.

NZ may get first refugee MP

The Greens have released their list for the upcoming election.

Fallout from Harrison fraud case continues

A third Government agency has been drawn into the Joanne Harrison case.

Man jailed for $1m Interislander drug run
Man jailed for $1m Interislander drug run

Gang member tried to smuggle a vast amount of methamphetamine across Cook Strait.

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