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$50k reward for info on murder
$50k reward for info on murder

West Auckland police have put up a $50,000 reward in a bid for information about the murder of Brett Fraser in Glen Eden…

Multi-car crash in Wellington, one in serious condition

Emergency services were called to the scene of a three-car crash on Haywards Hill at 6.20pm.

video Key on TPP: 'Things are progressing along'

PM John Key speaks to the media about the ongoing TPP negotiations.

Auckland mayor, councillors get 2.3pc pay rise

Len Brown's salary will increase from $259,500 to $265,500 and councillors' salaries will rise from $101,900 to $104,250…

Williamson to Labour: Blame me
Williamson to Labour: Blame me

Maurice Williamson says he's happy to take the label of "evil demon beast" from Labour, as he was opposed to overly stringent…

Mystery Irish taxi ride
Mystery Irish taxi ride

The Prime Minister's office racked up a $87 taxi fare in Dublin. The bill came as a surprise to officials, because its cardholder…

Immigration NZ website scam pops up
Immigration NZ website scam pops up

Immigration New Zealand has urged customers to take special care that they are using the correct site since they were made…

Teacher barred over student relationship
Teacher barred over student relationship

A teacher has been censured, and told to pay costs after he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.

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Baby Leo's father on assault charge
Baby Leo's father on assault charge

Samuel Forrest is accused of attacking trustee he asked to look after the money raised to help his Down…

Robertson inquiry may lead to tougher laws

Kiwis would be "aghast" and "deeply frustrated" that Tony Douglas Robertson raped and murdered Blessie Gotingco shortly…

Man on the run arrested over assault on fishermen

A wanted man on the run from police since early April has been arrested and charged over the serious assault of two Korean…

Red flags over psychiatrist's work led to fraud allegations

The medical worker who allegedly stole a US doctor's identity and became registered as a psychiatrist in the Waikato was…

Boat issues Mayday call after run of bad luck
Boat issues Mayday call after run of bad luck

A boat issued a Mayday call after this afternoon after one man broke his leg and the boat began taking…

Fishing trip ends in tragedy

A man is dead after he was thrown from an inflatable boat on the Waitara River mouth in Taranaki earlier today.

One injured after truck hits power pole

A truck has smashed into a pole at an intersection, leaving one person injured and delaying traffic.

Police await forensic results over toddler's death

The inquiry into the sudden death of Cobden toddler Leith Hutchison, who died in April, is ongoing as police await forensic…

Hawkes Bay police seize over a kilo of meth

A string of police seizures has seen over a kilo of methamphetamine taken off the streets in Hawkes Bay.

Disabled protest advisor job cuts
Disabled protest advisor job cuts

Members of Auckland's disabled groups have handed a petition signed by 500 asking Mayor Len Brown for…

Firefighters called to Auckland house blaze

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze at a house in West Auckland.

Dunedin crash victim named

The 18-year-old girl who died in a crash in central Dunedin yesterday morning was Nakita May Strange.

National keen to limit advance voting

The National Party wants to place limits on advance voting before an election, saying it was making it more difficult to…

Hit-and-run victim farewelled

People mourning the loss of 14-year-old Rangimaria White, who was killed in a hit-and-run in Opotiki at the weekend, are…

Tolley scraps 'lab rat' study on children
Tolley scraps 'lab rat' study on children

The Social Development Minister said that infants would not be treated as "lab rats" under her watch…

Face to face with 190kg of hairy muscle

Breath from his flared nostrils moistened condensation on the thick glass as he stared me down.

Cat cuts power to 10,000 Kiwi houses

A wayward pussycat has been blamed for a power outage which affected nearly 10,000 households in Tauranga.

Crown now able to make offers for Red Zone properties

A newly-approved plan will enable the Crown to make offers for vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the…

Schoolgirl knees attacker in the genitals

Police are looking for a man who indecently assaulted a 16-year-old girl in Thames on Tuesday.

NZ@Noon: Pound puppies and dangerous dairies
NZ@Noon: Pound puppies and dangerous dairies

A dairy owner in Rotorua is undeterred despite dangerous attacks and pound puppies get a new leash on…

Drug bust arrest: Bail denied

Bail has been denied for a 56-year-old man arrested after a drug bust linked to the Head Hunters gang.

Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman was threatened with a firearm during a "violent and unacceptable" aggravated robbery at a bar last night.

Boulder may have caused fatal crash

A man was killed he crossed the centre line on State Highway 2 near Paeroa and collided with a car this morning.

Police treatment of women and children 'unlawful'

The police treatment of women and children who were ordered from a Mangere home at gunpoint was in breach of their rights…

Man in court over week-long crime spree
Man in court over week-long crime spree

The 38-year-old was caught after allegedly stealing a woman's handbag, fleeing police and crashing a…

Refunding donations 'right thing to do'

The woman who created a Givealittle page for Leon Jayet-Cole, set up after the 5-year-old was allegedly murdered, says refunding…

Cop who caught him: 'He's dangerous'

Detective who arrested Tony Robertson for indecently assaulting five-year-old girl says killer is in denial about his crimes…

Missing South Otago man found dead

A farmer noticed the 79-year-old's car stuck in the mud in one of his paddocks, with footprints leading away from the car…

House fire: 'We are lucky we're still alive'

A woman trapped inside a burning Remuera home this morning said the four people sleeping in the house when the blaze broke…

Brand new Auckland?
Brand new Auckland?

Auckland is developing a new global brand to attract visitors, events, skilled migrants and investment…

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Opinion

Why I refuse to watch reboots Why I refuse to watch reboots

Hollywood seems to have set out to make remakes and…

Opinion: Is Trump joking? Opinion: Is Trump joking?

If Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the…

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Quizzes

3pm Distractions Quiz July 30 quiz 3pm Distractions Quiz July 30

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

Herald daily quiz: July 30 quiz Herald daily quiz: July 30

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Sideswipe: Tanked on vodka
Sideswipe: Tanked on vodka

A warm engine a great place for a cat nap...

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Element magazine

What do you think are the most ethical food and beverage drink brands?
What do you think are the most ethical food and beverage drink brands?

Element wants to know what you, our readers, think are the most ethical food and beverage drink brands in New Zealand…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (July 29) August looking unsettled
video WeatherWatch: (July 29) August looking unsettled

August kicks off this weekend and it is looking typically unsettled. July ends with a high over the next couple of days…

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Property

Wellington property has redevelopment potential
Wellington property has redevelopment potential

Two adjoining former residential properties along Evans Bay Parade that have been converted to a childcare facility are…

Andrew King: Property investor or trader?
Building consents dip in June
Ryman sets 70% growth target
Landlord tax belies PM's housing claim
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