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Watching the detective: Meet Police Ten 7's new recruit
Watching the detective: Meet Police Ten 7's new recruit

Long-running local reality show Police Ten 7 has a new face. Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto has been named as replacement…

School bus caught in speeding blitz

A school bus has been caught in a police blitz on speeding vehicles. Nelson Bays police stopped 121 vehicles yesterday…

Peters offers new option

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said today that voters should consider a Labour-New Zealand First as a potential…

Cop unrecognisable after beating

A police officer on a domestic violence callout was beaten so badly he was unrecognisable to colleagues, a court has been…

WWI: Nurse bearer of tragic news
WWI: Nurse bearer of tragic news

Mothers whose sons died on the other side of a world at war often had no details of their death.

Who is Hollywood exec in Dotcom reveal?
Who is Hollywood exec in Dotcom reveal?

Executive named in alleged email one of the most powerful men in Hollywood and was part of the team that persuaded PM to…

Hundreds protest in capital
Hundreds protest in capital

Hundreds of people gathered for a march on Parliament in Wellington today to protest against domestic violence and child…

Dotcom big reveal 'a fake'
Dotcom big reveal 'a fake'

Updated Email purports to show PM involved in Hollywood plan to extradite Dotcom - but it has been dismissed as a fake.

National

Emergency services at fatal crash in Auckland
Emergency services at fatal crash in Auckland

Emergency services have attended a fatal crash on Council Tce in Birkenhead on Auckland's North Shore…

Emails purposely left out - Dotcom

Emails showing internet tycoon Kim Dotcom ordering illegal files be removed from his now defunct file-sharing site MegaUpload…

Cameron Slater's legal bid to be opposed by the media

Cameron Slater's legal bid to have his leaked, private communications returned will be opposed by the media.

Auckland bridge wins prestigious international award

A bridge linking Auckland's Parnell Baths to the waterfront has won a prestigious international award.

Fears over voter turnout in Canterbury
Fears over voter turnout in Canterbury

Tired and distracted Cantabrians still living in uncertain times might stay away from the polls in droves…

NZ@Noon: 'Slave' workers demand full pay

Stories making headlines around the regions include a kayaker's 84 day Transtasman journey and a group of migrant workers…

Was NZ's internet tapped?

John Key categorically ruled out any access of internet cables in NZ during questions about a visit from an engineer from…

Man in court over Wellington apartment stabbing

A man has appeared in court over a stabbing at a block of central Wellington flats last week.

Nats to pour extra $20m into R&D

A National-led government would pour an extra $20 million a year into research and development and hold Job Fairs in Australia…

photos The ageing of John Key
The ageing of John Key

Any leader of a country visibly ages before your eyes — it’s a high-stress environment

Armstrong: Kim's last chance to shine

It's delivery time for Kim Dotcom, writes John Armstrong. He must deliver irrefutable evidence that he's repeatedly promised…

Road death: 'Maybe he was asleep'

A Dutch pedestrian killed when he was hit by a taxi in Wanaka at the weekend may have been lying on the road at the time…

War of words escalates

The tit-for-tat attack between PM John Key and US journalist Glenn Greenwald has escalated ahead of Kim Dotcom's promise…

video WeatherWatch: (SEP 15) Unsettled week ahead

Spring is certainly here with a mix of windy, warm days and wet, cooler ones. The week ahead sees two low pressure systems…

The ageing of John Key
The ageing of John Key

Any leader of a country visibly ages before your eyes, says John Key — it’s a high-stress environment…

13 survive deck collapse at b'day party

A family had just finished saying grace at an 80th birthday when the deck they were on collapsed in West Auckland yesterday…

1780 council staff earning over $100k

Nearly 1800 Auckland Council employees earn over $100,000, with the top salary level now hitting $859,999 as the city aims…

Baby buoys bashed cop's recuperation

This time last year South Auckland cop Simon Tate was recovering from a vicious beating during a routine traffic stop that…

Precious park gifted to Super City

Aucklanders have been gifted a new $5 million-plus conservation reserve the size of Cornwall Park, spanning a 10km beachfront…

Spy critics take aim at PM
Spy critics take aim at PM

The PM has been accused of withholding critical information on proposed mass surveillance from the public…

Editorial: Greens' good idea

No party in an election campaign has a monopoly on wisdom; most have something important to say.

Act: Craig's party would boost booze tax

Act has pounced on the Conservative Party's admission that it has not fully costed its policies, claiming that leader Colin…

Labour's $100m fund to invest in assets

Labour has given a nod to the Greens and New Zealand First with a plan to set up a $100 million-a-year sovereign wealth…

Deborah Hill Cone: The depressed person's guide to politics

Deborah Hilll Cone writes: I'm neither right-wing nor left-wing: I just believe in rigour. Fair dooz? But this election…

National's silence befuddles voters
National's silence befuddles voters

John Campbell gave the best closing statement in last week's TV3 leaders' debate. Replete with images…

video Key: 'Dotcom is trying to save Dotcom's butt'

Prime Minister John Key says it is possible US journalist Glenn Greenwald will produce claims New Zealand was spying on…

video Key: US journalist Greenwald 'a loser'

The war of words between Prime Minister John Key and US journalist Glenn Greenwald has escalated with Mr Key calling Greenwald…

video Key: 'No recollection of the conversation'

The Kim Dotcom "big reveal" is out - and has almost immediately been dismissed as a fake. The "reveal" is an email which…

video All Blacks: Victory over the 'Boks

Hear from the All Blacks in their dressing shed after their tight 14-10 win over the Springboks in Wellington. Courtesy…

video Key: Spy claims relate to trading partners?
Key: Spy claims relate to trading partners?

Prime Minister John Key says it is possible US journalist Glenn Greenwald will produce claims New Zealand…

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Opinion

Liam Dann: Economy where Key wants it Liam Dann: Economy where Key wants it

This week a nation heads to the polls for one of the…

Who do you believe - John Key or Kim Dotcom? Who do you believe - John Key or Kim Dotcom?

An email that purports to show Prime Minister John…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Heroes make us proud Heroes make us proud

After hundreds of nominations and months of judging…

They make you proud to be a Kiwi They make you proud to be a Kiwi

Seven New Zealanders recognised for their extraordinary…

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Quizzes

3pm distractions quiz: September 15 quiz 3pm distractions quiz: September 15

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

Herald daily quiz: September 15 quiz Herald daily quiz: September 15

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

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Cat in apple?
Sideswipe: Cat in apple?

Grumpy cats, cheeky open home registers, an RSA catastrophy and antique gun collectors in today's Sideswipe.

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Element magazine

Mussel 'magic carpet' for Hauraki Gulf
Mussel 'magic carpet' for Hauraki Gulf

Millions of mussels rejected from supermarket supply are being used to help boost water quality and marine life in Auckland's…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Ordinary people, extraordinary deeds Ordinary people, extraordinary deeds

Winners of the first Pride of New Zealand Awards will…

Pride of NZ Awards: Scaling heights Pride of NZ Awards: Scaling heights

Tihi Puanaki and Glenn Miller are finalists for the…

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Weather Watch

Weather: Wet weekend ahead
video Weather: Wet weekend ahead

Weatherwatch.co.nz head weather analyst Philip Duncan talks about this weekends weather.

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Infographics

Where every All Black was born Where every All Black was born

Where was every All Black born? This Herald interactive…

Interactive Graphic: Where the Budget goes Interactive Graphic: Where the Budget goes

A data visualisation of where the Budget money is…

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