Live news updates: May 14

Keep up-to-date with today's news at home and abroad with nzherald.co.nz's news blog, which is updated throughout the day.

The blog, compiled daily by the Herald's online staff, will include today's essential stories, news snippets and links, as well as previews of upcoming events and the day's best photos and videos.

Read our latest news updates below:

- nzherald.co.nz

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