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Body recovered near Kawau Island
Body recovered near Kawau Island

A body has been found near an area where police were searching for missing fisherman Nick Stubbs.

State houses on the chopping block

Thousands of state houses could be put on the market despite the Government earlier ruling out selling off more state assets…

Commuters told: Of course you can do it

This week Auckland Mayor Len Brown unveiled plans to introduce a motorway toll of about $2 as part of a congestion-busting…

Man arrested following Invercargill dairy robbery

A 27-year-old Invercargill man has been arrested following an armed robbery of a Southland dairy yesterday.

Fireworks on sale this weekend
Fireworks on sale this weekend

Be responsible and respectful when using fireworks, Environment Minister Nick Smith says.

Warriors pay tribute to talented teen
Warriors pay tribute to talented teen

Warriors rugby league stars have paid tribute to Luke Tipene after the talented teenager died in the early hours of this…

Cut deals to ensure survival
Cut deals to ensure survival

Shane Taurima has spoken at the Maori Party conference telling them they needed to consider cutting deals to ensure their…

Fundraising dinners criticised
Fundraising dinners criticised

One of the Maori Party's electorate chairs has criticised the party's use of Prime Minister John Key and former Prime Minister…

National

King's students suspended
King's students suspended

Private school King's College says students implicated in a bullying incident will be suspended for…

Dope trial offers hope for sick girl

For the first time in seven years, Jessika Guest feels like she is getting to know her daughter Jade.

Artist Adam Tan still missing

Adam Tan is still missing this morning, five days after he was last seen.

League champ killed

New Zealand Rugby League is mourning the loss of 17-year-old rising star Luke Tipene who was killed during a brawl in an…

Brian Gaynor: Aussies lead the way with health insurance
Brian Gaynor: Aussies lead the way with health insurance

Australian investors have become excited about health insurance. The enthusiasm is over the privatisation…

Pilot dies after seizure

Trailblazer for women flyers had just landed new Air NZ jet when she suffered suspected aneurysm.

$40m bid to resurrect derelict hotel

Two New Zealand companies have submitted a $40 million plan to restore an infamous Rarotonga resort once linked to the mafia…

'The purpose is not to spy' - SIS chief

If there's one thing that irks Rebecca Kitteridge, it is being referred to as the new head of the SIS spy agency.

Pensioner's IRD battle

The taxman has invested millions and decades trying to shut down schemes of its 80-year-old nemesis.

Cyber attacks will get much worse, experts believe
Cyber attacks will get much worse, experts believe

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but a survey of experts says things are likely to get even…

Move over Flipper, meet Jaws

The South Island's Waitaki Valley is big country: a wide-open world of bare brown hills and huge rocks. Despite this inland…

Cop-ambush suspect captured

A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured…

Teen feared paralysed after horror fall

A teenager faces life as a quadriplegic after a horror accident at a gymnasium. A teenager faces life as a quadriplegic…

Maori Party focussed on rebuild

The Maori Party kicked off its AGM at a dinner last night by celebrating the few good points in the election but will today…

Team NZ cash request kept quiet
Team NZ cash request kept quiet

The Government will not say how much taxpayer cash Team New Zealand have requested to help bankroll…

Movember: Hair, there, everywhere

Steve Avery, 42, eighth Movember This will be Aucklander Steve Avery's eighth Movember with the Vodafone Movember team. About…

Obama hopes to get House in order

Last week, Barack Obama stopped by the Dr Martin Luther King Jr community centre on Chicago's South Side to cast his vote…

Waitangi wrangle burns $1m legal fees

Treaty Settlements Minister Chris Finlayson has launched a stinging attack on former High Court judge and Waitangi Tribunal…

Exports, defence boost US economic growth rate

The US economy grew at a faster-than-expected 3.5 per cent pace in the third quarter helped by stronger exports and defence…

Greens need to let foreign leaders speak when the House sits
Greens need to let foreign leaders speak when the House sits

It's time that we grew up as a nation when it comes to diplomatic courtesy. It's time the Greens revoked…

Quick on the draw

If there's one eccentricity that transcends all cultures, it must surely be satire. Barbed humour has mercilessly continued…

Rise to the top

Stella Rimmington Rebecca Kitteridge doesn't have a favourite Bond movie but she does have a favourite Bond: "Sean Connery…

Fox elected as new co-leader

The Maori Party's new MP Marama Fox has been elected as the party's new female co-leader - marking the end of an era for…

Pora's case reaches top court

Five years of work come to a head next week for the team seeking to have Teina Pora's convictions for a 1993 rape and murder…

Dangerous forests everyone's fault
Dangerous forests everyone's fault

A union has attacked "antipathy" against forestry workers and their representatives, as a safety review…

Singapore's super jumbo

The line of passengers taking pictures of the plane they'd just stepped off at Auckland Airport this week was proof that…

Souter: Scottish bus baron

The multi-millionaire Scottish bus baron Sir Brian Souter was in Auckland this week, launching his shiny new double-decker…

Clashes as Israel shuts holy site

Palestinian leaders accused Israel of an act of war in closing the sacred Temple Mount religious site after a dramatic rooftop…

Religion tarred with stigma

I've got a soft spot for the Pope. I don't know why; I'm about as religious as a satsuma. But given that Mum's an Anglican…

Cooler start to summer tipped
Cooler start to summer tipped

The start of summer is likely to be cooler than average for parts of the North Island, while anticyclones…

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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

Canvas quiz: November 1 quiz Canvas quiz: November 1

Test your knowledge with this week's Canvas quiz.

Herald daily quiz: November 1 quiz Herald daily quiz: November 1

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

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Dying to win
Sideswipe: Dying to win

Bit of a win/lose situation really.

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Element magazine

Fossil fuel divestment not 'big issue' for NZ universities
Fossil fuel divestment not 'big issue' for NZ universities

Internationally, there are hundreds of active fossil fuel divestment campaigns on university and college campuses, whereby…

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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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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (OCT 29) Thunder turns to gales
video WeatherWatch: (OCT 29) Thunder turns to gales

Thunderstorms greeted many across northern New Zealand on Wednesday but they are quickly being blown out to sea by an incoming…

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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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Crime

Wellington pastor on sex charges
Wellington pastor on sex charges

A Wellington pastor has been charged with multiple sex offences. Jone Conikeli faced charges of rape, assault with intent…

Mt Eden tourist attack crim was on bail
Toby Manhire: Some hope left in sex-case inquiry
Truck driver jailed for 700 shootings
Legal aid to fund murderer's appeal
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