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Rich list: Burger baron dines at top
Rich list: Burger baron dines at top

Burgers and Red Bull have propelled Josef Roberts on to the 2014 National Business Review Rich List with a $100 million…

Diplomat email left unseen

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

NZ makes plans for ebola outbreak

Updated 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 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…

Report clears my family's name
Report clears my family's name

The only child of Harvey and Jeannette Crewe says crucial mistakes and missed opportunities made by police mean her parents'…

Bolt: Games 'a bit sh*t'
Bolt: Games 'a bit sh*t'

Usain Bolt has described the Commonwealth Games as "a bit shit".

Passengers 'shot' with tiredness
Passengers 'shot' with tiredness

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

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Fitness trainer dies while out running
Fitness trainer dies while out running

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

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

WWI: Nurse's selfless courage at sea
WWI: Nurse's selfless courage at sea

Moments after the German torpedo struck, nurse Isabel Clark walked down the Marquette's gangplank hand…

Ex-MP weighs chance to lead NZ First

Former New Zealand First MP Ron Mark has confirmed he is considering the offer of what the Herald understands is a high…

Robertson exits after a remedy or two

Veteran Labour MP Ross Robertson bowed out of national politics last night, but not before suggesting a unique remedy to…

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…

Ryall checks out after 15 years

Health Minister Tony Ryall has signed off on his 15-year political career by reminiscing on his role in asset sales, helping…

'Star-struck' Kiwi's LA gig
'Star-struck' Kiwi's LA gig

Jonny Dyas is still pinching himself.

Young voters wooed with chance to rock

Politics and young people aren't always the best mix but a competition offering a night with Tiki Taane and a fully catered…

Mailbox zone scam is costly for school

Adecile 10 Auckland school considered criminal charges after it uncovered a scam it says enabled out-of-zone families to…

Frustrated Thomases 'feel cheated'

"Stinkin' bastards," says Des Thomas, leafing through the police report into the murders that have consumed his family's…

Spending on oil barons draws criticism

The Green Party is angry that the Government forked out $22,000 on food and drink and $37,000 on luxury accommodation.

Passengers head back to NZ
Airline stops flights into Ebola cities

A leading doctor who risked his life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died from the disease, as a major regional airline…

Editorial: So who did it?

A police review has taken nearly four years and come no closer to answering the question that has puzzled the country for…

Harbour walkway on cards

A bid to link two harbours via a new path for walking and cycling has been launched, with its backers promising a self-help…

ASk Phoebe: Twin tunnels have to open together

Is there any plan to open the Waterview Tunnel in one direction once one side has been fully bored so we can at least get…

Police pursuit in Tauranga
Police pursuit in Tauranga

A police operation is underway in Tauranga, with reports of a police pursuit and shots being fired.

'We weren't on a beach'

Frustrated passengers have slammed Air NZ for poor customer service, lack of communication and sympathy, as another plane…

Departing MPs' memorable moments

Some of Parliament's longest-serving MPs -including Tony Ryall and Shane Ardern - said their farewells today, and shared…

Carterton balloon passengers tried to save others

Passengers on the ill-fated balloon flight which crashed near Carterton bravely tried to save others from the flames, the…

Sweating weight loss ad pulled

Television ads for pants that claimed to help wearers lose weight by making them sweat will be taken off the air after a…

Nation's worst crossing removed
Nation's worst crossing removed

A busy Tauranga pedestrian crossing was listed as the most dangerous in the country before it was removed…

Second man charged in relation to murder

A man charged with being an accessory to the murder of Gisborne man Douglas Deb-Den Witeri in April was given interim name…

Govt to decide if CAA can administer random drug tests

It will be the Government's decision as to whether or not the Civil Aviation Authority can administer random drug tests…

Dope grower stole $17,685 of power

A Rotorua man stole almost $18,000 worth of electricity to power a cannabis-growing operation in his Hannahs Bay home, a…

City council staffer unfairly dismissed

A Nelson City Council staffer fired after sending emails to her home and giving evidence to a coronial investigation into…

Judge considers lifting suppression for sexual assault victims
Judge considers lifting suppression for sexual assault victims

A judge has reserved his decision over whether to lift name suppression for two Christchurch women who…

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Opinion

Sideswipe: The pregnant glow Sideswipe: The pregnant glow

This man's wife was reluctant to take part in a pregnancy…

Alan Perrott: Just one more before landing Alan Perrott: Just one more before landing

Be wary of whom you end up next to on a plane. They…

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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

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

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

3pm distractions quiz: July 30 quiz 3pm distractions quiz: July 30

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Muddy ride
Sideswipe: Muddy ride

Wayne spotted this on his way to Whangarei. "No points for guessing how he will be spending this weekend," he adds.

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Element magazine

Nelson Mandela: One step behind the legend
Nelson Mandela: One step behind the legend

"I owe so much to Madiba." So says Rory Steyn, the former chief bodyguard of Nelson Mandela during his presidential years…

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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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