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Remnants of Australia's deadly storm head this way
Remnants of Australia's deadly storm head this way

Batten down the hatches for a windy and wet day tomorrow across many parts of New Zealand. The remnants of the deadly storm…

Green contenders talk on four key issues

Updated 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)

A homemade boat race featuring a floating car and a couch on a tyre stack in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf this afternoon has…

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…

Competitors in the Homemade Boat Race
video 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 this afternoon has…

Man suffers burns after adding petrol to fire
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
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
Key says he has lessons to learn

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

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Teen has severe allergic reaction to wasp sting
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…

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'

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

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
Call for free chicken pox jabs

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

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

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

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
Warriors fight stadium shuffle

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

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'

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

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
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

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

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
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…

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 were killed in a crash in New Plymouth late this afternoon. The men were aged 22 and 67. The incident was on Frankley…

Anzac Day: A day to remember and reflect on the past

Although Anzac Day commemorates the landing at Gallipoli, it also honours all those who have fallen in conflicts before…

Teen seriously burned after adding petrol to fire
Teen seriously burned after adding petrol to fire

An 18-year-old man was flown to hospital after sustaining serious burns to his arms and legs near Waihi…

Man who drowned in boating tragedy named

The man who drowned in a boating tragedy at Auckland's Panmure Basin this morning has been named as 55-year-old Sililo Seiuli…

Woman seriously injured in collision with Waitomo tourist van

A 65-year-old American woman was flown to hospital with serious injuries after a car and van belonging to a tourist operator…

NZ link to rebel cricketing mystery

Fears of a rebel T20 competition, involving at least one NZ team have surfaced after the group behind the failed Indian…

Gallipoli 100: Letter reveals bloodiest fighting

A letter from Lieutenant Charles Hamilton Loughnan describes the “bloodiest bit of fighting in history” at Gallipoli in…

Live: Dawn Service at Gallipoli
Live: Dawn Service at Gallipoli

Click here for live coverage from the Gallipoli Dawn Service, happening right now in Turkey.

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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

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

Herald daily quiz: April 25 quiz Herald daily quiz: April 25

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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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