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Manhunt after escape
Manhunt after escape

A fugitive couple wanted on fraud and sex charges are believed to have fled the country using false passports.

The fall of the house of Dotcom

It’s one of the biggest houses in the country, but the walls are closing in on Kim Dotcom as he rattles around his mansion…

Stars bring Christmas fun to little patients

Some of our biggest sporting stars brought some much-needed Christmas cheer to Kidz First Hospital patients on Saturday…

Action on fire deaths urged

Fire Service bosses are seeking law changes making it compulsory for rental properties to have smoke alarms installed and…

'No one who worked there has been the same'
'No one who worked there has been the same'

They gathered, again, to remember their loved ones. Four years on, the deaths of 29 fathers, brothers and sons is still…

Several women complained about Sutton
Several women complained about Sutton

A number of women working with former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) boss Roger Sutton made informal approaches…

Parents on crash charges
Parents on crash charges

The parents of a baby who died after allegedly being unrestrained in a car that crashed have been charged.

Trampled by a crazy cow
Trampled by a crazy cow

A farmer subjected to a "fast and furious" attack by a belligerent bovine says he was lucky to escape serious injury.

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Mass killer working as art tutor
Mass killer working as art tutor

The boss of an art school that hired Raurimu massacre killer Stephen Anderson as a tutor is "seriously…

Human chain rescues children

Heroic neighbours have told how a family formed a human chain to pass children to safety from a second-storey window at…

Rolling Stones gather no kudos from young

The Rolling Stones wowed more than 40,000 fans in Auckland last night - but time is not on their side with some of the younger…

Black Widow's son: Gun for protection

Claims by the son of Black Widow killer Helen Milner that his "old lady is paying for a hit to be put on me" have been backed…

Editorial: The Dotcom show's not over
Editorial: The Dotcom show's not over

Could Kim Dotcom recover some credit in this country? A university lecturer in cultural studies thinks…

Click for the big bargains

It's back, it's big and - for Click Monday organiser Cate Bryant, the potential of New Zealand's biggest online shopping…

Stranded cars a free holiday opportunity

Kiwi holidaymakers are being offered a free ticket to ride this summer.

Speed cameras haul in $6.6m

Motorists forked out more than $6.63 million in the past financial year after being snapped at the country's most lucrative…

$16m won in the 'Tron

A lucky Lotto ticket buyer in Hamilton has cause for double celebration, winning more than $16million on the same weekend…

Jet ski road ride 'idiocy'
Jet ski road ride 'idiocy'

A woman snapped sitting on a jet ski as it was towed by a truck on Auckland's North-Western motorway…

Hide: Men who get things done don't hug

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) boss Roger Sutton should have been sacked. Not just for the unwanted hugs…

McIvor: Exit Sutton and we're still no wiser

Kerre McIvor writes: Creepiness is subjective. One woman's laid-back, approachable boss is another's sleazy lech and one…

Bernard Hickey: Motorway spending a dead end

Why is the Government over-spending on motorways when new technologies could render them white elephants?

Jewish boy, 4, clouted on head
Jewish boy, 4, clouted on head

A 4-year-old Jewish boy was attacked walking home from pre-school in what has been labelled a race hate…

photos Kidz First Hospital's Christmas cheer

Some of our biggest sporting stars brought some much-needed Christmas cheer to Kidz First Hospital patients on Saturday…

Chain pulls 'toy' lighters off shelf

A leading hardware retailer has pulled novelty lighters off its shelves after inquiries by NZME. News Service about the…

'It all happened so fast'

A baby is in a critical condition following a house fire in Mount Wellington this morning.

Cyclist in a stable condition after hit and run

A cyclist was hit by a vehicle near Hamilton this morning, who didn't stop. Police said the motorist struck the cyclist…

Police aware of Smith's deportation
Police aware of Smith's deportation

The New Zealand Embassy in Brazil and the New Zealand Police say they are aware of the decision from…

Is this NZ's biggest Stones fan?

Hardcore Stones fan Richard Fox reckons he is a lucky man to have found a wife who has accepted his obsession for so long…

Mourners gather to farewell friends

Mourners are today gathering to farewell two of the three young people who died in a fierce Hamilton house fire last week…

Laila Harre steps down as leader

Laila Harre has announced she will be stepping down as the leader of the Internet Party by the end of the year.

Car collides with motorbike

The driver of a grey hatchback is being sought following a collision with a motorbike in Rotorua this morning.

Strong wind and rain to move north
Strong wind and rain to move north

Weather warnings for strong wind and rain are in place as a front bringing foul weather makes its way…

Smith to return within 10 days

Phillip John Smith will be returned to New Zealand within ten days. A judge in Brazil has ordered authorities to deport…

Black Widow put a 'hit' on me - son

Black widow Helen Milner has hired a hitman to kill her son from her jail cell, a court has heard this morning.

Attempted kidnap: Police investigating

A man who allegedly tried to entice a nine-year-old girl into his ute as she walked home from school in Hamilton on Thursday…

Investigation into school dispute

An independent review will be carried out at Rotorua Girls' High School to investigate an incident in which a large group…

Tip-off led to grisly find
Tip-off led to grisly find

An innocuous tip-off from a member of the public has led to a bloody crime scene, a body found stuffed…

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Opinion

Tame: America's dad - Fame broke his fall Tame: America's dad - Fame broke his fall

Jack Tame writes: No charges have been laid against…

If we fail here, how will Earth II fare? If we fail here, how will Earth II fare?

Paul Little writes: The sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar…

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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: November 22 quiz Herald daily quiz: November 22

Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test…

Canvas quiz: November 22 quiz Canvas quiz: November 22

Test your knowledge with this week's Canvas quiz.

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Number problem
Sideswipe: Number problem

The difference between 8 and 6? Well, eight is all curly, six is not. It's like you never left A US cremation service…

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Element magazine

Opinion: New IPCC report busts climate change myths
Opinion: New IPCC report busts climate change myths

The headline statements of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's new Synthesis Report - unequivocal climate change…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (NOV 21) Unsettled Weekend
video WeatherWatch: (NOV 21) Unsettled Weekend

Spring is still very much in the air but there are some signs it’s starting to fade as higher pressure and drier weather…

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