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Kapa haka spectacle best so far
Kapa haka spectacle best so far

The world's largest kapa haka festival, which was held in Hawke's Bay, has been tipped by Te Matatini organisers as the…

One seriously injured after hit by truck

A person was unloading goods when they were hit by another truck in Christchurch.

Kiwi 'always had a smile on his face'

The Kiwi snowboarder, who died in a Japan avalanche is remembered as a caring man with infectious energy.

1080 best option for controlling pests

COMMENT: While those who oppose 1080 will say it's indiscriminate, what's the alternative, asks Rachel Smalley.

Kayaker thanks 'amazing superhero'
Kayaker thanks 'amazing superhero'

Ryan Lucas' friend saved his life after he was knocked unconscious after plunging down a waterfall.

Four arrests after hammer used in robbery
Four arrests after hammer used in robbery

Hawke's Bay Police have arrested four people after a daylight robbery took place at a local Greenmeadows supermarket. Detective…

Tributes flow for Maori tourism leader
Tributes flow for Maori tourism leader

Doug Tamaki's influence spread all over the New Zealand tourism industry where he was thought of as an innovator in the…

Two unaccounted for after house fire
Two unaccounted for after house fire

Fears for two people after a house fire in Mangakino.

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One dead after car crash in Ruatahuna
One dead after car crash in Ruatahuna

A body of a person killed in a car crash in a remote patch of Te Urewera is still in the car.

Herald daily quiz: February 27

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Mum rushes to rescue as armed men bash neighbour

A brave Papatoetoe mother didn't hesitate to confront three weapon-wielding men who bashed and robbed her elderly neighbour…

Ardern's big plans for Mt Albert

Jacinda Ardern is hopeful her old rivalry with National's Nikki Kaye will benefit schools in the Mt Albert electorate.

Hollywood boost for mental health cause
Hollywood boost for mental health cause

A Tauranga psychologist is team up with the son of a Hollywood star to "start a conversation" about…

King lashes out at 'ageist' idea

If Andrew Little was giving serious thought to replacing his deputy Annette King, he will likely have shelved it by now…

Soper: Ardern's easy ride in politics

COMMENT: Jacinda Ardern's liked and in politics that's a rare skill that can take you far - ask John Key!

Trickle-down effect for water policy

In "clean, green New Zealand" just 72 per cent of rivers, streams and lakes are considered safe for swimming and it will…

No one should die alone on streets

COMMENT: Sometimes, the simplest of statements can touch hearts and change lives, writes Cathy Casey.

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video Six months on - 'miraculous' 14m cliff plunge survival

Dylan Holzheimer was climbling alongside his father, Donald Holzheimer, among the ruggered Coromandel terrain, on Fathers…

Watch NZH Local Focus: Te Matatini organisers strive for financial autonomy

It's an expensive exercise for Kapa haka teams to get themselves onto the stage at Te Matatini - organisers say they want…

Help through family's darkest days

Starship nurse recounts highs and lows, as part of hospital's 25th birthday.

Water accident leaves Kiwi man in coma

Biscuiting outing on Murray River goes horribly wrong for Brendon Demmocks.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Tourists plan New Zealand trip around Te Matatini
Watch NZH Local Focus: Tourists plan New Zealand trip around Te Matatini

Te Matatini is a favoured attraction not only among Kiwi's, but tourists are planning their holidays…

One missing, one rescued at Muriwai

A man is missing after he got into difficulty in the water tonight at Muriwai beach on Auckland's west coast.

Festival explodes into colour

They came dressed in white - and left the colour of a rainbow.

Search for swimmer at Lake Karapiro

A search is underway for a 21-year-old swimmer who failed to resurface near Waipuke Reserve, say police.

Whangara Mai Tawhiti win at Te Matatini

After four days of intense competition Te Kapa Haka o Whangara Mai Tawhiti were crowned the Te Matatini 2017 champions.

Two hurt after quad bike rolls
Two hurt after quad bike rolls

The quad bike rolled at Wreck Bay Rd in Ahipara this afternoon.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Te Matatini reaches Asia

Can't understand Te Reo? Hakarongo Mai will help you out. This year, the live translation service for Te Matatini launched…

Port Hills fires: 11 cordons still active

Eleven cordons are still up and 150 firefighters on the ground in Christchurch.

Farmer's job ad lays out exactly what he's looking for

A South Canterbury farmer is looking for an employee capable of wearing his pants around his bum - instead of his knees…

Pedestrian crossing gets smart

Sick of the little green man turning to red before you've had enough time to cross the road?

Woman finds animal carcass on beach
Woman finds animal carcass on beach

Days after an animal skin discovery on an Auckland beach, a carcass adds to the intrigue.

Labour speculation: 'Don't expect a change'

"Don't expect any change," says Labour's leader on the deputy speculation.

Paraglider injured near Glenorchy

Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident, near Kinloch, just after 1pm.

video They put their heart and soul into it

Lisa Lameta speaks to the Herald about the work of Starship's Palliative Care team

Marine voyage successfully completed

Brent Bourgeois and Nathan Pettigrew arrived in Mt Maunganui tonight after paddling and kayaking from Auckland.

MP who challenged 'gay' quake slur to quit
MP who challenged 'gay' quake slur to quit

A National MP who challenged Brian Tamaki's "gay" earthquake slur is to resign.

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You know that thing you are wresting with, that just…

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The Bruce Effect, drink driving and more fun with words.

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