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NZ Olympic team outfits unveiled
NZ Olympic team outfits unveiled

The outfits that will be worn by the New Zealand Olympic Team to Rio were unveiled tonight in Auckland.

Auckland deluge breaks June record

Motorists stranded in their cars, workers trapped in a building and countless properties and businesses flooded when heavens…

'Moment of inattention' that cost a life

A bus driver who ran a red light and crashed into a car, killing a female passenger, has today been sentenced to 200 hours…

Plane forced to turn around after report of smoke

A passenger plane returned to Palmerston North shortly after take-off after a report of smoke on board this evening.

Police push for Rewa murder trial
Police push for Rewa murder trial

Attorney-General will consider possible murder trial for Malcolm Rewa over killing of Susan Burdett.

Hero cop rescues girl, 2,  from busy road
Hero cop rescues girl, 2, from busy road

A toddler was saved by a sharp-eyed policeman when she wandered across a busy Auckland arterial road.

Brain scanning: Technology to read minds
Brain scanning: Technology to read minds

Minority Report style crime-busting is one step closer with a technology which allows us to look into the minds of criminals…

Genetic link to sudden cardiac deaths in young
Genetic link to sudden cardiac deaths in young

Research has found that 27 percent of unexplained deaths in young people resulted from a previously undiagnosed genetic…

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No 'clear conclusions' on environment report
No 'clear conclusions' on environment report

The Government's much-vaunted report card on New Zealand's environment has been criticised by a watchdog…

High school teams up with tertiary consultancy firm

A private Christchurch girls' school is teaming up with a 21-year-old entrepreneur's company to help students into tertiary…

Police name driver killed in Otago crash

Police have named the driver who was killed yesterday, after his car collided with a ute near Balclutha in South Otago.

Kidnapped Kiwi not well enough to return

The injured New Zealander freed from Nigerian kidnappers is not yet well enough to return home.

CTV building prompts clarity in code of ethics
CTV building prompts clarity in code of ethics

New Zealand's professional engineering body has tightened up its code of ethics in the ongoing wake…

Pharmac's credibility questioned by Labour

The acceptance of Keytruda's effectiveness after Pharmac's budget was boosted undermines the medicines funding agency's…

Commissioner to look into crime rise

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has promised to look into the reasons behind a "small rise" in crime - as Labour points to…

Woman who crushed friend's legs jailed

Ofa Manatisa drove into her best friend, crushing her against a tree, she punched the woman in the face a few times too.

Canadian sentenced over fatal crash

A Canadian wept as he was sentenced today for careless driving causing the death of an 81-year-old woman near Owaka.

NZH Focus: Airport bombing terror
NZH Focus: Airport bombing terror

WATCH: The death toll continues to rise in Turkey after terrorists bomb Istanbul's main airport.

Zoo flooded with names for feisty pups

The zoo has had hundreds of emails, tweets and Facebook comments, with a great range of names, resulting in the team having…

Where is the snow?

The first six months of 2016 were set to be the warmest start to the year yet, based on data from seven weather stations…

Magic mushrooms land man in court

Andrew Durant was convicted of a charge of procuring other drugs, after being caught fossicking for magic mushrooms.

NZ slips to 10th on Social Progress Index

New Zealand ranking from first two years ago to 10th this year attributed to soaring house prices and bulging waistlines…

Megaupload: 'They made an example of me'
Megaupload: 'They made an example of me'

The only man who has served time in the Megaupload case believes he was made an example of as a warning…

Auckland flooding - as it happened

Record rainfall in Auckland as downpours cause chaos across the city.

Man accused of murdering 3-month-old

Man appeared in Tauranga Court charged with the murder of three-month-old baby Richard Uddin.

Driver sentenced over fatal Catlins crash

A Canadian safety officer wept as he was sentenced today for careless driving causing the death of an 81-year-old woman…

Physio accused of sex with patient

A physiotherapist is accused of having sex with his patient, who is also a close family friend, just hours after treating…

Police warn wanted man may be armed and dangerous
Police warn wanted man may be armed and dangerous

Do not approach wanted man, police warn.

'Do they care for anyone's lives?'

With no working phone line, there are fears an 87-year-old woman has been left without a lifeline.

Police finally declare: Teina IS innocent

Police Commissioner Mike Bush says police sought fresh evidence to have Malcolm Rewa charged with murder.

Police seek dangerous man on the run

Waikato Police are searching for a man who has been on the run since removing his electronic monitoring bracelet last month…

Slow crawl in and out of Wellington

Rush-hour traffic out of Wellington is crawling along the Kapiti Coast as a gas leak continues to cause major delays on…

NZH Focus: Suicide bombers attack Istanbul airport
NZH Focus: Suicide bombers attack Istanbul airport

Today on NZ Herald Focus - suicide bombers attack Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 31 people…

NZ@Noon: Gyrocopter pilot survives crash

A Rotorua gyrocopter pilot is lucky to have survived a crash, and more than 50 protesters brave the bad weather to voice…

Baby recovering in Starship

Baby's injuries accidental, say police.

Baby injured in 'unfortunate accident'

A 1-year-old baby taken to Starship Hospital last night suffered her injuries in an accident at home, police have confirmed…

Christchurch man faces indecent assault charges

A Christchurch professional has appeared in court today to deny charges that he indecently assaulted clients. The 61-year-old…

Hercules' safe landing after flight scare
Hercules' safe landing after flight scare

WATCH: Crew on board the plane said they had suffered a loss of cabin pressure and there were reports…

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Opinion

CTU: Stop the clock on pay debacle CTU: Stop the clock on pay debacle

Kiwis are unaware they're owed billions in back pay…

VW cheques are not the end of dieselgate VW cheques are not the end of dieselgate

Money paid to owners of Volkswagen cars that fooled…

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Quizzes

3pm Distractions Quiz: June 29 quiz 3pm Distractions Quiz: June 29

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

Herald daily quiz: June 29 quiz Herald daily quiz: June 29

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

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Tough spuds, anyone?
Sideswipe: Tough spuds, anyone?

"These spuds would take some boiling to mash," says Darcy.

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Element magazine

Splore to bring 100 acts to Tapapakanga Regional Park
Splore to bring 100 acts to Tapapakanga Regional Park

Splore is New Zealand's longest running music, art and performance festival and this year will feature over 100 acts at…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: More Subtropical Rain Coming
video WeatherWatch: More Subtropical Rain Coming

Rain heavy at times will today affect the North Island then clears east on Thursday. A brief high rolls in for Friday and…

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Property

Businessman fights order to pay ex $5.5m
Businessman fights order to pay ex $5.5m

The man has been given the chance to appeal the order provided he pays all outstanding legal costs to his ex and $524,000…

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