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Cunliffe's wife behind attacks on rivals
Cunliffe's wife behind attacks on rivals

Updated A social media account which anonymously targeted rivals of former Labour Party leader David Cunliffe was reportedly run…

Parents' support helped son cope

At the worst moment in their son's depression, Greg and Susan Frame woke up to find three strangers in their house.

Who's behind new Auckland ferry service

A company which began as a one-boat minnow offering America's Cup sailing experiences is about to take on Auckland's major…

Teens' best help can come from home

Sir John Kirwan believes Kiwi parents could be much more involved in the lives of our teenagers.

Is your home really fully covered?
Is your home really fully covered?

Nearly one in three Kiwi homes could be under-insured, putting thousands of homeowners at financial risk should their single…

'We had to get him out'
'We had to get him out'

Updated As flames engulfed a crashed car on a remote desert road in Utah, two Kiwis knew they had to get the driver out before it…

Man leaps fence to battle attacking dog
Man leaps fence to battle attacking dog

A passerby is being hailed a hero after he jumped a fence and used a broom on a dog to stop it attacking its owner.

Hero mum has no memory of attack
Hero mum has no memory of attack

Bashed Good Samaritan Lucy Knight has no memory of the violent attack that left her with severe head injuries - but she…

National

A new focus on road speedsters
A new focus on road speedsters

Six new state-of-the-art speed cameras capable of catching speeding drivers in multiple lanes will begin…

Haere ra Maori TV: Hirschfeld

The future of one of Maori Television's most senior figures, Julian Wilcox, could be decided today after high-profile executive…

Labour MPs undecided on front-runners

Some MPs are casting about for an Option C in Labour's leadership contest because of concerns about David Cunliffe and Grant…

Coleman rejects SAS claim

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has dismissed suggestions the elite SAS force is ready and waiting for the green light…

Sad truth about kiwi numbers
Sad truth about kiwi numbers

Updated The brown fluffy bird with the oversized beak is part of New Zealand's culture, but with 27 kiwis dying…

Editorial: NZ must be ready

If ground forces can rid Iraq of the murderers known as Isis, New Zealand should be there.

Dogs give a meaning to prison life

A well-trained dog is a beautiful sight, don't you think? In some parts of Auckland, it's a rarer sight than a unicorn but…

From rat-infested dump to NZ's heart

Before Starship sick children were treated in a tired and run-down hospital. In 1991 all that changed, but the great hospital…

Scientists hope to tame rogue waves

Rogue waves - mountainous swells that form at sea without warning - have been blamed for countless maritime disasters.

Gang priest accuses government
Gang priest accuses government

Those who love Antonio Rodriguez know him affectionately as "Father Tony", the Catholic priest who spent…

video Kiwis for kiwi: Save the kiwi from extinction

The stats are grim. 95% of kiwi that hatch in unprotected areas die before they reach breeding age. We are losing approximately…

Security council impotent

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today described the United Nations Security Council as “largely impotent” and directed…

Timber company fined $69k after employee loses part of finger

A timber milling company must pay $69,000 after an employee lost a chunk of his finger in machinery. Juken New Zealand…

Recidivist fraudster sent to jail

A man who once threatened to kill himself while live on air with Sir Paul Holmes has been sent to jail today in the Palmerston…

Pike River had 'worst of everything'
Pike River had 'worst of everything'

The Pike River Mine tragedy will go down as a lesson in "what can go wrong when everything's wrong"…

Secrets behind NZ's discovery

Two scientific papers have shed new light on how Polynesian explorers may have arrived in New Zealand, but the authors have…

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for…

Kiwi expat risks arrest after weapons cache found

A Kiwi living on a tropical Southeast Asian island risks arrest if he returns after at least 15 rifles and 1500 rounds of…

Almond spread recalled after peanut traces found

Countdown has issued a product recall after peanut traces were found in an almond spread. The recall is for Macro Almond…

Dunne unwittingly pays tribute to serial killer
Dunne unwittingly pays tribute to serial killer

United Future leader Peter Dunne has unwittingly paid tribute to a notorious serial killer after he…

Hero mum doesn't remember attack

Husband of mother left with severe head injuries after she tried to stop a bag snatch says: "She is very sore and extremely…

Labour candidate's stinging open letter

One of Labour's 2014 election candidates has written a stinging open letter to David Cunliffe, saying he would leave the…

Kiwi shot by Brisbane police - reports

A 42-year-old man shot dead by police officers in a lengthy stand-off in Brisbane is believed to be a New Zealander.

Missing man's family speak out

The family of missing Mount Maunganui man Stephen Michael Tracey, 37, has today released a statement through Bay of Plenty…

Man leaps to rescue of dog attack victim
Man leaps to rescue of dog attack victim

A passer-by is being hailed a hero after he jumped over a fence and repeatedly whacked a dog with a…

Man who set himself alight dies

The man who set himself alight outside a Tauranga petrol station 10 days ago has died.

Cyclist assaults elderly woman

Police are hunting a man who punched an 83-year-old woman to the ground, during a "distressing" assault in Napier.

Three-car smash outside Waikuku service station

A mother and young child were involved in a crash in North Canterbury this afternoon which left a 19-year-old man in a critical…

Body found in London park believed to be missing Kiwi

London police believe a body found in a southwest London park is that of missing New Zealand man Malcolm McKinlay. Mr McKinlay…

Overdose contributed to hospice patient's death - coroner
Overdose contributed to hospice patient's death - coroner

A Christchurch hospice has been told to review its practices after a coroner found a patient in its…

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Opinion

Five life-changing books Five life-changing books

Coming up with books wasn't difficult - I love books…

Jamie Gray: Tatua outperforms Fonterra Jamie Gray: Tatua outperforms Fonterra

Tatua, the small Waikato-based dairy co-operative…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Heroes make us proud Heroes make us proud

After hundreds of nominations and months of judging…

They make you proud to be a Kiwi They make you proud to be a Kiwi

Seven New Zealanders recognised for their extraordinary…

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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: October 1 quiz Herald daily quiz: October 1

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3pm Distractions Quiz: September 30 quiz 3pm Distractions Quiz: September 30

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Slice a piece of this
Sideswipe: Slice a piece of this

Canadian chain Boston Pizza held a contest inviting customers to vote on an outrageous pizza innovation it could introduce…

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Element magazine

Gardening: What to plant in September
Gardening: What to plant in September

Daylight hours are getting longer, and there is a hint of warmth in the air. Spring is here. This time of the year can…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Ordinary people, extraordinary deeds Ordinary people, extraordinary deeds

Winners of the first Pride of New Zealand Awards will…

Pride of NZ Awards: Scaling heights Pride of NZ Awards: Scaling heights

Tihi Puanaki and Glenn Miller are finalists for the…

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WeatherWatch: (SEP 26) Spring low moving in
video WeatherWatch: (SEP 26) Spring low moving in

Daylight saving starts this weekend, don’t forget to spring your clocks forward one hour. The weather looks unsettled as…

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Infographics

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Where was every All Black born? This Herald interactive…

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Property

Hotel sector springs back to life
Hotel sector springs back to life

There are increasing hotel sales and new hotel construction activity, with the industry showing signs of renewed optimism…

Inside Auckland's $1 million hovel
Sylvia Park case about defects, not leaks
Bob Jones: Cheap labour will fix housing crisis
$1m tenant fights $40k bill
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