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Weather warnings as snow, rain expected this week
Weather warnings as snow, rain expected this week

A bitterly cold front is set to bring snow showers to the deep south today, while Whanganui is warned to prepare for heavy…

Ashburton funeral preparations underway

The Cook Islands community are rallying around to help the grieving family of Ashburton mum Cindy George and her three children…

NZ Greeks react to 'no' outcome

Members of Auckland's Greek community have expressed relief at the referendum's outcome.

Runanga supports Sonny Tau

A hui held in Kaikohe saw almost 100 kaumatua and kuia support Sonny Tau continuing as chairman of the Ngapuhi Runanga after…

$500K for last spin of the wheel
$500K for last spin of the wheel

The Winning Wheel bowed out at the weekend after a decade of colourful spinning.

Lost woman rescued thanks to Facebook message
Lost woman rescued thanks to Facebook message

A woman lost on a Waikato mountain was rescued after contacting her family by Facebook on her phone.

10 most stolen cars - is yours at risk?
10 most stolen cars - is yours at risk?

AA Insurance list reveals which models are most popular with thieves.

One of world's rarest whales in NZ waters
One of world's rarest whales in NZ waters

Updated There are signs that the humpback spotted in Cook Strait is the famed Migaloo.

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Investigation into death of Chch baby
Investigation into death of Chch baby

Day three of a forensic scene examination is about to get underway, following the death of a 15 month-old…

Whakatane school damaged in fire

A fire at Whakatane Intermediate School last night caused serious damage to one classroom.

Missing teen found

Police have confirmed they have located a 14-year-old reported missing in April and reunited her with her family.

Man sought over attack on student

Invercargill Police has urged members of the public to come forward with information about the assault of a female student…

'Sophie we will miss your smiles'
'Sophie we will miss your smiles'

The funeral for an Auckland woman killed in a car crash while returning from a funeral will be held…

'Every day I fight for my son'

Desperate parents of special needs children are being forced to pay for teacher aides as state funding falls short.

Colour and conviction behind sharp suits

Growing a profile as a new MP is tougher than usual when your party is headed by a charismatic veteran in the midst of a…

Lighting up science for kids

We celebrate the winners of this year’s Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards by profiling a Blake leader each Monday. Today's…

Change to driver policing has its merits

Nothing annoys generally well-behaved drivers quite so much as having the traffic rulebook thrown at them for a minor transgression…

MP reveals fight with gang member
MP reveals fight with gang member

'He picked me up above his head and tried to throw me across the front entranceway.'

No evidence to back Mt Eden car ban

Epsom MP David Seymour says the authority which is planning to ban cars from the summit of Mt Eden has no evidence to support…

Airlift inspires teen's fundraising

Whitianga teenager Rebecca Harris owes her life to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Courier drivers tempting fate

New Zealanders tell us what you love about life in New Zealand - and what needs to change.

Len Brown: Budget milestone a kickstart

People are concerned about rates - I am too. But as a result of our budget work and the adoption of a levy we can invest…

video Mike's Minute: Jack Tame on Greece
Mike's Minute: Jack Tame on Greece

"From the anger and the emotion, the rage between voters on either wide - it's clear the economic consequences…

St Bede's rower snubbed, coach claims

The coach of the St Bede’s rowers who were initially barred from the Maadi Cup claims one of the boys was snubbed by Rowing…

'If I could catch up with him, I'd kill him'

A woman who fell for an online scam and sent her inheritance overseas says she was "caught at the wrong time".

Temperatures to drop, snow forecast

More cold weather is expected around the country with snow predicted for the South Island and a severe weather watch in…

Street parade to celebrate Highlanders triumph

“This is a chance to be part of history and show the team how proud we are of them,” says Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.

Hooper apologises for 'careless' remarks
Hooper apologises for 'careless' remarks

"I deeply regret any distress caused to the family," wrote Hooper in an apology.

Thousands protest hospital funding cuts

An estimated 2500 people showed up to protest proposed funding cuts to Oamaru hospital today.

Family tragedy shows danger of carbon monoxide

A poisons expert says carbon monoxide could be an "insidious" killer, leaving its victims little or no time to act.

Baby Ayla well enough to leave France

"Through Alana Madill and Jerry Collins' strength and protection, their sweet bella Ayla Collins has miraculously fought…

'Our dear dad and loving husband'

The family of Hudson Garratt, the man killed during a stabbing spree in Wellington last week, have today paid tribute to…

Auckland Greeks want 'no' vote
Auckland Greeks want 'no' vote

Members of Auckland's Greek community gathered today to talk passionately about the state of the Greek…

Man charged with Dunedin murder

A man has been charged with murder after a young woman was killed in Dunedin on Friday.

Otago crash victim named

The woman who died in a car crash in Otago on Friday has been named.

Selling the Dream: How we sold New Zealand

A new exhibition of tourism posters in Rotorua shows how New Zealand has changed - and not changed - the way we sell ourselves…

English denies 'recipe' for recession

Finance Minister Bill English has denied falling dairy prices pose a risk to New Zealand, saying the dairy industry is a…

'Not particularly concerned' about Greece
'Not particularly concerned' about Greece

New Zealand’s Finance Minister is “not particularly concerned” about whether Greece’s financial crisis…

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Opinion

Craig Elliffe: Bright-line test for house sales lacks lustre Craig Elliffe: Bright-line test for house sales lacks lustre

Craig Elliffe writes: The officials' paper indicates…

Matt Heath: Silver screens and bad memories Matt Heath: Silver screens and bad memories

Gone are the days kids have to wait around on the…

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Super City

Beach-ban all bark and no bite?
Beach-ban all bark and no bite?

Several Auckland local boards have proposed changes to dog regulations, including a complete ban on dogs at Shoal Bay on…

Brian Rudman: Auckland, why hate public toilets?
Six ways Super City can pick up the pace
Party time for Auckland council
Fran O'Sullivan: Has Auckland cooked its goose?
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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: July 6 quiz Herald daily quiz: July 6

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Sideswipe

Moody Meals
Moody Meals

What does Siri say and milk distribution costs for across the road..

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Element magazine

On your marks - the green race that's never finished
On your marks - the green race that's never finished

Environmental improvement is a continual journey, according to organisations committed to sustainability. "It has no end…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (July 03) Wellington weather to improve for rugby
video WeatherWatch: (July 03) Wellington weather to improve for rugby

This weekend is a fairly mild one compared to the Antarctic change coming next week. Saturday sees heavy rain around parts…

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Crime

'Police took too long' says Tunisian PM
'Police took too long' says Tunisian PM

Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid has told the BBC that police took too long to react to last week's jihadist attack that…

Lighting a candle for Scott
A beautiful place to die
Woman found dead at Dunedin house
VIP high-roller jailed
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