National

RSS
Stolen items recovered following arrests
Stolen items recovered following arrests

A number of stolen items including furniture and household electronics have been found following several search warrants…

'We could heal this in a generation'

As part of a major new series of mini-documentaries, David Fisher and Mark Mitchell investigate why, for some Maori, the…

Axe hangs over Hato Petera

Auckland's last Maori boarding school faces closure after its proprietor announced a consultation process into its future…

New Zealand: This is who you are

INTERACTIVE: An epic road trip around New Zealand reveals what it means to be Kiwi in 2016.

Massive trees down after wild weather
Massive trees down after wild weather

A severe weather warning is in place for the north and east of the North Island, with the winds expected to damage trees…

Foundations of CTV building to be examined
Foundations of CTV building to be examined

Police investigating the deadly collapse of the Canterbury Television building in the February 2011 earthquake will next…

Triage system for 111 mental health calls
Triage system for 111 mental health calls

All mental health-related calls to 111 and other lines will be triaged through a single system from early next year.

Australia won't back Kevin Rudd for UN
Australia won't back Kevin Rudd for UN

Turnbull makes "captain's call" after the Australian cabinet was split over whether to nominate former PM Kevin Rudd to…

National

School rugby coach still employed after guilty plea
School rugby coach still employed after guilty plea

Rotorua Boys' High School's director of rugby is still working at the school, after he pleaded guilty…

Support grows for texting drivers to lose licence

Some Bay of Plenty road safety advocates are backing a call for stiffer penalties for drivers caught using their cell phones…

At least 45 brides left without dresses

The number of brides left in the lurch by a bridal boutique going bust has risen rapidly today, with at least 45 Kiwi women…

Cricketer accuses woman of being a 'liar'

The Northern Districts cricketer on trial for rape has seen claims and counter claims in court today about the events leading…

Burglaries drive up crime rate
Burglaries drive up crime rate

A surge in burglaries has driven up the crime rate - with thousands more people victim to crime compared…

Man pleads guilty to raping 65-year-old

Peter Niko, 40, from Johnsonville, also had his name suppression lifted when he appeared at the Porirua District Court this…

NZ@Noon: $20m Plaza on track

A $20 million re-development of the Papamoa Plaza is ahead of schedule and expected to open in October, and Taradale Primary…

Pregnant woman in crashed stolen car

A pregnant woman has been taken to hospital after the stolen car she was in crashed while fleeing from police.

Teacher allegedly force-fed children

Details in court documents show the woman is accused of washing a 4-year-old child's mouth out with soap and putting tape…

Eight workers injured in Auckland fire
Eight workers injured in Auckland fire

Eight workers are being treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a Sleepyhead store in…

McCully met Saudi businessman in farm deal

Documents reveal Murray McCully met the businessman behind a controversial farm deal while in Saudi Arabia - despite his…

video WeatherWatch: Wind, Snow and Thunder

This weekend sees plenty of westerly quarter wind, rain and snow - and a few thunderstorms. Some areas in the north and…

Baby boy burned by coffee

A 1-year-old baby boy was this morning burned after pouring a cup of hot coffee over himself. The incident happened at…

'Kidnapped' Kiwi and partner flee Rio

The NZ sportsman kidnapped by men in police uniform in Rio de Janeiro this week is now safely in Toronto.

Schoolbus crash kid 'covered in blood'
Schoolbus crash kid 'covered in blood'

Police say 14 primary school students were very, very lucky, after their school bus slammed into a concrete…

Shocking footage of brutal dairy robbery

Police are searching for a man who brutally assaulted a dairy owner and they believe is responsible for a series of aggravated…

Nine schools to compete for title

After three days of competition between 39 kapa haka groups, the final day of the National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Festival…

Max the dog saves his best friend

Dogs are man's best friend. Takahue farm worker Pete Roy will swear by the saying after his huntaway-collie cross Max saved…

Flights dangerously close in near-miss

An Auckland-bound Air Asia flight came within 152m to a packed Jetstar flight, causing alarms to sound in both ­cockpits…

Who We Are: The Jedis of the world
Who We Are: The Jedis of the world

A 6200km road trip comes to an epic end, and a startling conclusion, in a place of pilgrimage.

The dog that saved his owner's life

Dogs are man's best friend and Takahue farm worker Pete Roy will swear by the saying after his life-saving experience.

Cops seek car after 'attempted murder'

Police are seeking a car in relation to the alleged attempted murder of a teenage boy in Hamilton. Police have identified…

NZH Focus: Merkel's safety pledge

Watch: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to do "everything humanly possible" to keep Germany safe following a…

Motorway mayhem after crashes

Two crashes on a stretch of Auckland's Southern motorway causes a nightmare for motorists heading to work.

Killed miner: 'Tragedy has hit our little whanau'
Killed miner: 'Tragedy has hit our little whanau'

Police have named the man killed in last night's Waihi mine accident.

Givealittle to charge 5 per cent fee

Generous Kiwis give $22 million a year to good causes on crowdfunding website Givealittle but soon about $1.1m of that won't…

Panel paves way for shoebox living

Shoebox apartments could be back in Auckland after they were banned in 2007.

Changes shock in wealthy suburbs

Residents in wealthy suburbs along Tamaki Dr are gobsmacked at plans to rezone their traditional single-house properties…

Zika impact to be monitored

Doctors hope a new monitoring system will give clearer figures on the impact of the Zika virus on New Zealand children.

Manhire: Response to up'n'out surprising
Manhire: Response to up'n'out surprising

COMMENT: There has been a hypnotic quality to the years-long process to create a new rulebook for the…

National Archives

Opinion

6 tips to boost low energy 6 tips to boost low energy

Is low energy stopping you from doing the things?…

Why you shouldn't fear commitment Why you shouldn't fear commitment

Upon my death no truth-telling person will say of…

More Opinion

Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: July 29 quiz Herald daily quiz: July 29

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

Herald daily quiz: July 28 quiz Herald daily quiz: July 28

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

More Quizzes

Sideswipe

Sideswipe: July 29: Library baggage
Sideswipe: July 29: Library baggage

Spotify offers free music to millions and the minuscule royalty per stream they pay artists has always been the subject…

More Sideswipe
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: Windy Westerlies Before Shivering Southerlies
video WeatherWatch: Windy Westerlies Before Shivering Southerlies

A blast of wind, rain and squally downpours is returning to New Zealand ahead of a polar blast arriving this weekend and…

More Weather Watch

Crime

Oz authorities admit man wrongly detained
Oz authorities admit man wrongly detained

A 26-year-old man is being detained in an Australian detention centre on charges that authorities have since admitted to…

Waihi store robbed by gun-wielding man
Man who committed sexual attack named
'She was dressed provocatively'
Rapist may be locked up for life
More Crime

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 29 Jul 2016 15:59:09 Processing Time: 13ms