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Two men killed in New Plymouth crash
Two men killed in New Plymouth crash

Two men were killed in a crash in New Plymouth late this afternoon. The men were aged 22 and 67. The incident was on Frankley…

Anzac Day: A day to remember and reflect on the past

Although Anzac Day commemorates the landing at Gallipoli, it also honours all those who have fallen in conflicts before…

Teen seriously burned after adding petrol to fire

An 18-year-old man was flown to hospital after sustaining serious burns to his arms and legs near Waihi Beach this evening. The…

Man who drowned in boating tragedy named

The man who drowned in a boating tragedy at Auckland's Panmure Basin this morning has been named as 55-year-old Sililo Seiuli…

Woman seriously injured in collision with Waitomo tourist van
Woman seriously injured in collision with Waitomo tourist van

A 65-year-old American woman was flown to hospital with serious injuries after a car and van belonging to a tourist operator…

'This is where the Anzac legend was born'
'This is where the Anzac legend was born'

More than 10,000 Kiwis and Australians were there for the dawn service on the shores of the Gallipoli peninsula today.

NZ link to rebel cricketing mystery
NZ link to rebel cricketing mystery

Fears of a rebel T20 competition, involving at least one NZ team have surfaced after the group behind the failed Indian…

Gallipoli 100: Letter reveals bloodiest fighting
Gallipoli 100: Letter reveals bloodiest fighting

A letter from Lieutenant Charles Hamilton Loughnan describes the “bloodiest bit of fighting in history” at Gallipoli in…

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Live: Dawn Service at Gallipoli
Live: Dawn Service at Gallipoli

Click here for live coverage from the Gallipoli Dawn Service, happening right now in Turkey.

We remember - Anzac Day commemorations

The Anzac service in Gallipoli is set to start as 100th anniversary commemorations finish up around New Zealand.

Fire rages through Auckland factory

A large blaze ripped through an Auckland factory this morning, causing extensive damage to the building’s interior.

'We will remember them'

New Zealanders gathered around the country to see the first light of the day and remember the people who died in battle…

BMW engulfed in flames
BMW engulfed in flames

Firefighters tackle burning car in Greymouth this morning.

Police name driver found dead in crashed car

Police have released the name of the man found dead in a crashed car in eastern Rotorua this morning. He was 21-year-old…

Bikies apologise for disrupting service

The Rebels Motorcycle Club has apologised for disrupting today's Dawn Service in Waiouru.

Body found on Waikato Expressway

A body has been found on the Waikato Expressway at Mercer early this morning.

Man dead after being struck by car

A 25-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car in Whakatane last night. Police said the pedestrian was hit on…

Man dies after car smashes into tree
Man dies after car smashes into tree

One person is dead after a car crashed into a tree in eastern Rotorua this morning. Police said the…

Tweeting the Gallipoli landings

Today the Herald will be using Twitter to familiarise readers with how events unfolded at Gallipoli when the Anzac troops…

Anzac Day: We will remember them

This Anzac Day Elisabeth Easther looks at ways to help youngsters learn more about how the war affected their ancestors.

Cop recalls police failures over killer dad

A top policeman choked back tears yesterday as he recounted Dunedin police's significant failures in their handling of Edward…

Unique friendship from the embers of war

H E Damla Yesim Say, Turkish Ambassador to NZ, Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae and Prime Minister John Key on the significance…

The battle for Auckland's harbour
The battle for Auckland's harbour

Will the outcry over wharf extensions at the Port of Auckland trigger a long-anticipated showdown between…

Suckers copy reality star look

Kiwi women are being sucked in by a painful international beauty craze which purports to give you fuller lips.

Probe into 'pokie style' arcade games

Internal Affairs are investigating the legality of children's amusement machines which experts say are grooming young people…

Fighting Fat: Drain your stomach

In a new attempt to control New Zealand's obesity epidemic, severely overweight patients will have a stomach drain installed…

Speaker's tour ends in Germany

The Speaker's five-country, two-week tour has come to an end in Germany and Poland, including a trip to former Nazi concentration…

Marked by a war he honoured
Marked by a war he honoured

Every Kiwi who has visited the sacred ground will surely have seen the contribution to the Anzac effort…

My tears at Hill 60

Standing at the place where her great-great-uncle died 100 years ago, during the 1915 Anzac Campaign, Anna Leask is overwhelmed…

Controversial additive no longer in cake

Two supermarket chains say their supplier has removed a preservative from its cakes which is restricted in Europe due to…

Peaceful invasion to honour all who died

At 2.30pm NZ time today, the sun will rise over Anzac Cove and the Dawn Service will begin, marking 100 years since the…

Judy Bailey: Such an emotional place

"When you get there you really do feel them all around you," writes Judy Bailey, in Gallipoli for Anzac Day. "It's an incredibly…

Letter inspires music and reveals surprise
Letter inspires music and reveals surprise

It began with a letter, written by a grieving soldier in Gallipoli to the family of his fallen mate.

Hormone disrupter in cake

A frightening article shows that a very nasty additive is being used in food despite studies showing it is very harmful…

The hill of bitter memories

To celebrate Auckland’s 175th anniversary, its demisemiseptcentennial, the Weekend Herald continues its series celebrating…

video Britain's Prince Charles remembers suffering of Gallipoli troops

Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, and his son Prince Harry pay their respects to the tens of thousands of British…

video Gallipoli 100: Ngatimoti remembers first Kiwi to die in WW!

The small rural community of Ngatimoti sent 14 men on the first shipment of Kiwi troops in 1914. One of the men was William…

video Gallipoli battlefield place of veneration for modern Turks
 Gallipoli battlefield place of veneration for modern Turks

A record of 40,000 to 50,000 Turks are expected to visit Gallipoli battlefield to mark the centenary…

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Education

Right care isn't child's play
Right care isn't child's play

It's 11am on a Thursday at Mt Albert Playcentre and a toddler has just covered most of herself in red…

Parents, place trust in ECE
Boy got sick to avoid daycare
Radical reform at Auckland schools
Selling NZ as uni destination
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Quizzes

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Herald politics quiz: April 25 quiz Herald politics quiz: April 25

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Alter your altitude
Sideswipe: Alter your altitude

"When moving into a new block of classrooms at St Peter's College, many students were slightly puzzled as to what the small…

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Element magazine

Encouraging the right kind of picky eating
Encouraging the right kind of picky eating

With three children-ages two, five and seven-Anna Bordignon lives a chaotic life; but not too hectic to send her kids off…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (APRIL 24) ANZAC weekend forecast
video WeatherWatch: (APRIL 24) ANZAC weekend forecast

Weatherwatch.co.nz weather analyst Philip Duncan reports on the upcoming weekend weather.

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