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Wife's role in crimes
Wife's role in crimes

Updated The wife of a former accountant, convicted of stealing millions from a family to fund a lavish lifestyle, played a role…

Sex pest GP fights to keep name secret

A GP who visited a female patient at her work, pulled down his pants and asked for oral sex is fighting to keep his name…

National falls below 50 per cent support in new poll

A new poll has the National Party falling well below 50 per cent support, and the Labour Party surging 6.5 per cent to 30…

Man remanded in custody after police chase

A 32-year-old man accused of firing a gun at a police officer in Tauranga last night is behind bars while police inquiries…

Unjustifiable dismissal case backfires
Unjustifiable dismissal case backfires

Taking an unjustifiable dismissal case to the ERA has backfired for an former IBM employee who has been ordered to pay his…

Groser orders protected fish for dinner
Groser orders protected fish for dinner

A plate of protected Antarctic toothfish and controversial dish foie gras were on the table at a lavish taxpayer-funded…

Queens Wharf sculpture still a mystery
Queens Wharf sculpture still a mystery

Work is proceeding on a $1.5m state house sculpture on Queens Wharf for which the public are being denied images and there…

FBI's deputy chief calls on Attorney General
FBI's deputy chief calls on Attorney General

The FBI's second in command dropped in on Attorney General Chris Finlayson for a cup of tea this morning but Mr Finlayson…

National

Measles case reported in Northland
Measles case reported in Northland

A case of measles has been confirmed in Northland this week. Northland District Health Board has reported…

Peters: Talk of a deal 'malicious bulldust'

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has angrily rejected suggestions he is in talks with National about a post-election…

Teen guilty of homeless man's murder

A teenager accused of beating a homeless man to death in an Auckland alley has been found guilty of murder.

Police seek identical twin with missing teeth

An identical twin, who is only distinguished from his brother by his missing front teeth, is wanted by police in relation…

'A blot on the world' - PM
'A blot on the world' - PM

Prime Minister John Key says the rising civilian death toll in Gaza and apparent bombing of United Nations-run…

Man charged over alleged home invasion

A 23-year-old man has been charged with two offences in relation to an alleged home invasion which occurred at a Napier…

Unanimous support for match-fixing bill

A bill to make match-fixing a criminal offence has passed its first reading in Parliament with unanimous support from all…

Plastic found in chocolate slabs

Popular chocolate brand Whittaker's has issued a recall after pieces of blue plastic were found in one of its chocolate…

NZ@Noon: Tables turned on would-be robber

Stories making headlines around the regions today include a would-be robber meets his match and a last resort used to stop…

Whyte lobs resignation call at Devoy
Whyte lobs resignation call at Devoy

Act's leader says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy should quit over her criticism of his…

Woman, child caught in police chase

A man has been arrested after a high-speed chase through central Whangarei after he was allegedly disturbed during a burglary…

Murdered mum: Teen killer named

A 15-year-old boy who stabbed an Ashburton mum 14 times before slitting her throat and sexually violating her has been jailed…

Woman charged over Christchurch stabbing

A woman will appear in court this morning after allegedly stabbing a man in an altercation in Christchurch last night.

$6.8b paid out to Canterbury quake claims

Eighty-five percent of Canterbury claims have been settled by the Earthquake Commission, which has paid out $6.8 billion…

Fugitive fired bullets during cop chase
Fugitive fired bullets during cop chase

An armed man allegedly fired shots and attempted to carjack three cars before being arrested in Tauranga…

Filming to continue despite studio fire

Filming of the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will continue despite a massive fire at the production studio in…

Passengers 'shot' with tiredness

As weary passengers from Air New Zealand Flight NZ09 came though the arrival gates at Auckland Airport yesterday, more stories…

Act leader slams criticism of remarks

Act Leader Jamie Whyte has returned serve to Dame Susan Devoy over her criticism of his claims Maori enjoy legal privilege…

Homeless man murder: Jury deliberating

A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the case of a teen accused of beating a homeless man to death in central Auckland…

Who made this year's NBR rich list?
Who made this year's NBR rich list?

There are some old faces and some newbies on this year's NBR rich list - the combined wealth of which…

Email about Malaysian envoy left unseen

An email to Murray McCully's office about former Malaysian diplomat Muhammed Rizalman bin Ismail invoking diplomatic immunity…

NZ plans for ebola outbreak

New Zealand health experts are making contingency plans to manage the ebola virus in case the deadly disease arrives from…

Eco-friendly coffee capsule gives young Kiwis shot at big time

Move over George Clooney, New Zealand's newest coffee capsule ambassadors have biodegradable pods that will decompose faster…

Labour would axe Hobbit laws

Labour wants to repeal the law changes that were ceded to Warner Bros over The Hobbit films, a move which the Govt says…

'I hope this chapter has closed'
'I hope this chapter has closed'

The only child of Harvey and Jeannette Crewe says crucial mistakes and missed opportunities made by…

Deadly blaze melted fire fighter's helmet

A fire allegedly started by a Gisborne man accused of burning his partner to death was so hot it melted a fire fighter's…

Fitness trainer dies after jog with kids

A popular gym instructor and trainer has died after collapsing while out running with his children.

Novopay move slated as diversion

Australian company Talent2 has been dumped from its own ill-starred Novopay teachers' payroll system.

Warmer days numbered as front arrives

Aucklanders should enjoy the warm weather while it lasts, as today is the MetService's pick of the week before a front arrives…

Award-winning pies pass connoisseurs' taste test
Award-winning pies pass connoisseurs' taste test

An Auckland baker's award-winning pastry creations are drawing a loyal following from pie connoisseurs…

National Archives

Opinion

Inside Money: Zero sum games - the most rational investor in the room Inside Money: Zero sum games - the most rational investor in the room

At a conference this week hosted by Russell Investments…

Excuses, excuses from losers Excuses, excuses from losers

The sights and sounds of our national rugby teams…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Brave Kiwis happy, humble Brave Kiwis happy, humble

A big family celebration is on the cards for an Auckland…

NZ part of grand French parade NZ part of grand French parade

A hundred years ago, thousands of French and colonial…

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Quizzes

3pm distractions quiz: July 31 quiz 3pm distractions quiz: July 31

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

Herald daily quiz: July 31 quiz Herald daily quiz: July 31

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

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: The pregnant glow
Sideswipe: The pregnant glow

This man's wife was reluctant to take part in a pregnancy photo session, so, according to his post on Reddit.com, he hired…

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Element magazine

Blue Economy: Ecostore's Malcolm Rands
Blue Economy: Ecostore's Malcolm Rands

Ecostore founder Malcolm Rands shares his prediction for New Zealand's sustainable future in 2050. OPINION: I'm going…

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Weather Watch

 Windier, warmer weather
video Windier, warmer weather

West to north west winds will build this week as our early start to spring moves in. Temperatures will surge into the late…

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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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