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Terrified dog blinded in ravine fall

It wasn't until rescuers got close that they saw why she would not move.

Higgins: Is this the avocado Budget?

COMMENT: National strays into Labour territory with scattergun Budget.

Switched on Sid's got EV soul

At 93, Sid Moriarty has bought something he's dreamed of all his life - an electric car.

Sentencing for pensioner's murderer today
Sentencing for pensioner's murderer today

The man who murdered Te Atatu pensioner Cunxiu Tian will be sentenced today in Auckland.

Herald daily quiz: May 26
Herald daily quiz: May 26

Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test your knowledge with our daily quiz.

Cash, special cops to thwart robberies
Cash, special cops to thwart robberies

Exclusive: Rewards, special taskforce launched in new police war against armed robbers.

The secret life of 4-year-olds
The secret life of 4-year-olds

Now We Are Four study shows mothers rent and move often.

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Police to 'turn up heat' on retail robbers
Police to 'turn up heat' on retail robbers

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has a message for the criminals behind aggravated robberies.

Stewart: Tax scattered on the floor

COMMENT: In summation, it's a dud. It's squarely aimed at the looming election.

Sly dig at migrants in the Budget

The Govt snuck stricter welfare rules for migrants into the Budget.

Budget 2017: Mental health funding 'distressing'

The Government's mental health budget has been labelled as "distressing".

Hits & misses: Commentary on the Budget
Hits & misses: Commentary on the Budget

Political commentators weigh in on the Budget.

Budget $6.5-billion pitch to voters

Budget delivers to workers, but Opposition says health and housing left out.

Dangerous tripe of the anti-vaxxers

COMMENT: Science isn't controversial: refusing to vaccinate your child could harm others.

Barry Soper: Joyce hoping generosity will turn into votes

COMMENT: This Budget was shrewd, stealing some of Labour's thunder.

When the Lions won fans but lost war

The New Zealand Herald is counting down to the Lions series, looking back at past tours.

Bill English the cat that got the cream
Bill English the cat that got the cream

COMMENT: The grin all over Bill English's face said it all, writes Audrey Young.

$13.5m boost for Northland farmers

A lift in milk prices is forecast for this year.

Police seeking missing man in Timaru

Murray Wall, 53, has been missing since this morning.

One dead in Palmerston North crash

A person has died tonight following a crash in Palmerston North.

video Spectacular lift off

Rocket lab blasts off from Mahia Peninsula into the history books

Schools win more - but less than inflation
Schools win more - but less than inflation

Schools have won a funding increase - but less than the rate of inflation.

Cop murderer's prison escape bid foiled

Convicted murderer had contraband items including a key and at least one cellphone.

Tackling youth crime applauded

Viciously attacked outside his family's restaurant, Chris Turner welcomes new Budget.

Budget 2017: Bowel screening programme rolled out

Bowel screening will begin in two more districts as part of the national programme.

video Budget: tackling inequality

Chris Turner is pleased that inequality is starting to be redressed, but would like to see more spent on Law & Order

Two Auckland fires: Woman's lucky escape
Two Auckland fires: Woman's lucky escape

Two treated for smoke inhalation after a pair of house fires in suburban Auckland.

Housing in the budget: 'Not enough'

Couple who moved to Hamilton to buy a home say Budget does little to fix Auckland's woes.

Exclusive: Inside Head Hunters' P factory

How police planted the audio bug that busted a Breaking Bad-style P lab.

Police concerned for missing Halswell man

Michael Craig McGrath is missing and may be on foot.

Celebrity stylist loses name suppression

A celebrity Auckland hairdresser facing cocaine charges has lost name suppression.

Tax relief a mirage, says Opposition
Tax relief a mirage, says Opposition

Winston Peters says Budget is the "longest suicide note in history" for the Government.

video PM Bill English after today's budget

Prime Minister Bill English addresses media after today's budget.

Budget no help on Auckland traffic, says Goff

Aucklanders are sick of traffic congestion and the Budget doesn't help, says Phil Goff.

Budget: Five takes on this year's science spend

Five leading figures in the science sector share their views on Budget 2017.

Amazing picture: Auckland, cloud city

Skyscrapers float above a sea of cloud after fog blanketed Auckland this morning.

video We have lift-off: Rocket Lab
We have lift-off: Rocket Lab

Successful launch for first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula

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