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Viaduct lights up for 'Bright Nights'
Viaduct lights up for 'Bright Nights'

A new artwork will bathe Auckland's waterfront light when it's switched on this weekend.

Life inside New Zealand prisons

A new book by Herald journalist Anna Leask, reveals life inside New Zealand prisons.

Braunias: The secret diary of Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom goes about his business.

Auckland Harbour Bridge set to be lit up

The $10m project will see the bridge illuminated with lights powered by solar energy.

A thought for our middle-class white men
A thought for our middle-class white men

Dear Rohan Lord, thank you for sharing your struggle as a middle class white man

Budget move divides Labour and Greens
Budget move divides Labour and Greens

COMMENT: The Greens have alternatives, even if they don't like them, writes Audrey Young.

Kiwi show a 'must-see'
Kiwi show a 'must-see'

Kiwi artist Lisa Reihana's panoramic video turns heads at the Venice Biennale.

South Island wows in spectacular space pic
South Island wows in spectacular space pic

This incredible image of NZ's South Island was captured from space.

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Pork lovers warned over 'Brexit virus'
Pork lovers warned over 'Brexit virus'

Kiwis may risk catching the "Brexit virus" from pork imported from infected pig farms.

Editorial: Doctor's actions admirable

Dr Lance O'Sullivan was right to speak out against anti-vaccination campaign.

video Watch: Spectacular Auckland Harbour Bridge lights

This is how the Auckland Harbour bridge will look once lights are installed by Vector and powered by solar energy and battery…

Chinese firm keen to invest $1b in North

Everything from cultural tourism to geothermal energy is on the $1b investment wishlist

'Your daughter is history'
'Your daughter is history'

The Big Read: Jealousy, hatred and attempted murder in the Dome Valley.

Missing 13-year-old boy found

Alexander Donaldson was last seen at 3.30pm today.

Dangerous man escapes from hospital

Dunedin police are looking for Vincent Clayton and seeking information on where he is.

Money for rheumatic fever prevention cut

Funding to reduce rheumatic fever in NZ has been halved in this week's Budget.

Budget Family Incomes package passes

Labour says the tax cuts in the bill gave more to the wealthy than the poor.

Delays as truck crashes into building
Delays as truck crashes into building

A witness says the truck "completely squashed" the tyre shop.

Dairy owner's teen killer paroled

The teen who stabbed West Auckland dairy worker Arun Kumar to death is back at school.

Joyce dangles prospect of more tax cuts

Steven Joyce says National wants more tax cuts - it's a matter of when.

Half of lowest earners miss out on Budget perks

Half of workers earning less than $24,000 won't get benefit at all from new Budget perks.

The making of a murderer

Today Jaden Stroobant was jailed for murder. What led him down this brutal, violent path?

Search widens for Hampden man
Search widens for Hampden man

Police have widened a search for a Hampden man missing since yesterday afternoon.

Lawyer John Chadwick dies

The husband of Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick - has died.

Political Roundup: Explaining National's apparent shift to the left

National's 2017 Budget is a very centrist affair, writes Bryce Edwards.

Court upholds ruling on prisoner voting ban

A decision labelling a ban on prisoners voting a human rights breach has been upheld

Nats, Labour given $1m broadcasting money

Labour and Greens' deal to work together has not affected their broadcast funding.

David Bain changes his name
David Bain changes his name

David Bain is starting afresh, beginning with his new name.

Tattoo clue as police identify dead woman

Police are asking for help identifying a woman found dead in Ranui yesterday.

Car dealership boss ordered to pay up

A mechanic wrongly sacked for taking sick leave will get more than $21,000 paid to him.

video Focus: Rocket Lab have lift off

A historic successful launch for Rocket Lab have put this New Zealand company on the map.

Neighbours want tailor to move out

The tailor is proving not so popular with his neighbours in Christchurch.

Cop saves hedgehog stuck in KFC cup
Cop saves hedgehog stuck in KFC cup

A hedgehog found himself in a sticky situation.

Dome Valley case: Attackers sentenced

Three people guilty of the attack on a 19yo will spend more than 12 years in jail.

Dog kills penguin on Wellington waterfront

Dogs will see penguins as prey and can kill them in just a few seconds.

Yoga retreat ends in court

A plan to develop a yoga retreat ended in 25 years of dysfunction, and before a judge.

Auckland DHB signs up with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Auckland DHB has signed an agreement with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

$100m a year from multinational tax crackdown
$100m a year from multinational tax crackdown

Apple has paid no income tax to Inland Revenue over the past decade.

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