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Five injured in bike accidents
Five injured in bike accidents

Five people have been injured in bike accidents today, including two young boys who were seriously injured in a motocross…

Woman struck by train in Tauranga

Updated 10.00pm A woman has been transferred to hospital with critical injuries after she was hit by a train near Ngatai…

'Massive blast' of snow on Everest

Kiwis in Nepal have spoken of yesterday's terrifying earthquake and say the country needs help urgently.

Plane crash-lands at Whenuapai Airport

A plane has crash landed at Whenuapai Airport in Auckland tonight after its landing gear would not come down.

Three pedestrians killed
Three pedestrians killed

Three pedestrians have died after five separate fatal crashes this Anzac weekend, prompting police to lament drivers failing…

Remnants of Aussie storm head this way
Remnants of Aussie storm head this way

Batten down the hatches for a windy and wet day tomorrow as the remnants of the deadly storm that crossed New South Wales…

Green contenders talk on four key issues
Green contenders talk on four key issues

The four Green Party candidates who are in a contest to replace Russel Norman as the party's male co-leader presented their…

Homemade boats spark call-out (+video)
Homemade boats spark call-out (+video)

Boaties who put on a homemade boat event featuring a floating car and couch, prompting a Coastguard call-out, say it was…

National

Tramper missing after becoming separated from group
Tramper missing after becoming separated from group

A 20-year-old tramper is missing after becoming separated from her group near Wanaka. Acting Senior…

Teen has severe allergic reaction to wasp sting

A 13-year-old boy stung by a wasp had to be airlifted to Waikato Hospital after having a severe allergic reaction today. The…

video Population boost for the black petrel

New Zealand’s biggest iwi-owned fisheries company has signed a pledge with Southern Seabird Solution Trust and is adding…

Men killed in New Plymouth crash named

A Nepalese driver and a local man were killed when a car collided with a pedestrian in New Plymouth yesterday. The local…

video Competitors in the Homemade Boat Race
Competitors in the Homemade Boat Race

A homemade boat race featuring a floating car and a couch on a tyre stack in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf…

Man suffers burns after adding petrol to fire

A 20-year-old man is in a serious but stable condition after sustaining burns while adding petrol to a fire last night…

Nepal earthquake: NZ pledges to help

The Government is promising at least $1 million in aid to help Nepal following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake…

Key says he has lessons to learn

Prime Minister admits he completely misread the situation where he repeatedly pulled the ponytail of a waitress.

Quake's 'massive long roar'

Kiwi hikers trekking down from Mount Everest base camp have described their panic when the devastating quake - which has…

'A big, black hole in our hearts'
'A big, black hole in our hearts'

Family of slain New Zealand tourist Nick Heyward have spoken of the "hole in their hearts" a year after…

Great white shark attacks film crew

Footage has emerged of the terrifying moment a 6m great white shark lunged at a dinghy carrying an international film crew…

Call for free chicken pox jabs

Vaccinations for chicken pox, meningococcal C and HPV for boys must be added to NZ's free immunisation register, a health…

Cambodian girl studies under Kiwi ‘mums’

A Cambodian girl who grew up in an orphanage supported by a NZ school is now spending a year at the college that helped…

Islamic school monitors pupils' Internet use

New Zealand’s largest Islamic school moves to protect young from extremism amid concerns over how terror groups are using…

Fears for whales in port plan
Fears for whales in port plan

Proposed Auckland port developments could be a killer blow for the harbour's already endangered New…

Cops eye up escaper in Aussie

New Zealand police have gone to Sydney to interview Simone Wright in a bid to persuade her to return here to face outstanding…

Warriors fight stadium shuffle

The Warriors are on the warpath, launching a last-minute bid to stop the Auckland Council forcing it from Mt Smart Stadium…

Emotions spill over before dawn

People share their personal war stories as they hunker down for the long night.

Auckland in for an 'eyesore'

Geoffrey Lang's first sighting of a 33m cement storage tank in front of his house was also the first time he heard his wife…

'We want to conquer the world with this'
'We want to conquer the world with this'

Creators of a controversial loyalty card that offers to pay part of a drinker's bar tab off their student…

How seven cricket fans spent $107k

Seven lucky spectators banked a cool $107,142.86 each, tax-free, for one-handed catches as some of the world's top batsmen…

Fishing trip ends in tragedy

An Auckland boatie was killed and five died on the roads during a horror start to the long weekend.

Stadium shuffle would mean price hike for music fans

The Auckland stadium shuffle comes with another warning - music fans will face bigger ticket prices to see big acts in the…

Wedding showers for joyous rower

If rain on your wedding day is a sign of good luck, then Olympic rowing gold medallist Hamish Bond and his new wife, Lizzie…

Why PM's daughter strips off for art
Why PM's daughter strips off for art

Stephie Key reveals the inspiration behind her risque creations - "strong, beautiful, sensual and powerful…

Bachelor of law's new meaning

Bachelor of Law students are looking at the love life of New Zealand's most famous bachelor to help shape their legal minds…

Spicer scores Bolton gig from the blue

Ousted X Factor NZ hopeful Sarah Spicer has bounced back from being bagged by sacked judges Willy Moon and Natalia Kills…

photos Alex and Hannahs flatbed house truck

Nelson couple Alex Davidson and Hannah Unia have converted their flatbed truck into a house.

The best of friends and the worst of enemies

Australia and New Zealand have been in an intense relationship, demonstrating extreme sibling rivalry and affection, since…

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…

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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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Opinion

Anzac mateship as strong as ever Anzac mateship as strong as ever

The special relationship is the bond encapsulated…

Why am I under investigation? Why am I under investigation?

"The state apparently has me under covert investigation,"…

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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: April 26 quiz Herald daily quiz: April 26

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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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