Key to a good car wash? Make PM do it
Key to a good car wash? Make PM do it

No one can escape Sunday chores, such as cleaning the car - unless perhaps you're the Prime Minister's son.

video John Key's carwash

Max Key videos his PM dad washing the car

Video shows police pushing teen off bike

A police officer has been captured apparently pushing a teenager off his bike and up against a fence in a video that's going…

video Cops get rough with cyclist

A policeman pushed a young man from his bicycle in South Auckland

Artist's 46-year-old loo paper in study
Artist's 46-year-old loo paper in study

One of the most shocking exhibitions in the history of British art - featuring tissues soiled by Billy Apple ­­- is now…

Serious crash in Napier
Serious crash in Napier

A Napier business owner could do nothing but watch, as a car left the road and plunged into a building earlier this evening…

Penrose crossing where man died
video Penrose crossing where man died

The Penrose railway crossing where a man died attempting to get across the tracks.

The Big Read: Shocking Kiwi stories behind P scourge
The Big Read: Shocking Kiwi stories behind P scourge

"It didn't seem like a big deal, as I only did it weekends. Soon I would start Friday. Then I'd feel so bad on Monday I'd…


Diver's 'thank you' after near drowning
Diver's 'thank you' after near drowning

Spear fisherman whose trip turned to near-tragedy thanks his rescuers.

Kayaking with orca 'dream come true'

Brit puts out 'back in five minutes' sign and goes kayaking with orca

Kids to be breath-tested in sugar study

Thousands of schoolchildren are set to take breath-tests in a study to reveal the role of fructose in New Zealand's childhood…

Death on train track as Warriors start

Man dies after being hit by train in Penrose

Aotea Square discovers Islam world
Aotea Square discovers Islam world

New Zealand's Islamic community transformed Auckland's Aotea Square today with a colourful exhibition. The…

Adele Townsend found safe in Levin

53-year-old Adele Townsend has been located in Levin this evening.

Goff: council will not build houses

Building houses not on Phil Goff's to-do list if he is successful.

Christchurch struck by two quakes

Christchurch has been rocked by two earthquakes within an hour of each other.

Police fail to find alleged gunman

Police swooped on a house in the Northland settlement of Kaiwaka as the hunt for a gunman missing since Friday continued…

Early spring sunshine not set to last
Early spring sunshine not set to last

From tomorrow it's back to rain and showers for much of the upper North Island as a low swings through…

video NZ Herald Focus: ABs take Bledisloe

The All Blacks breezed past the Wallabies to wrap up the Bledisloe Cup for the 14th-straight year, but there have been some…

Missing teen's uncle praises community support

The uncle of a Taranaki teen missing since his boat capsized six days ago has praised the support of the community, as the…

Defence force battles 45C heat

A Kiwi team is battling sweltering and dusty conditions in the Middle East.

Man critical after falling from bar roof

A man has fallen off the roof of a Palmerston North bar after being denied entry.

Helicopter rescues boy from Nelson bush
Helicopter rescues boy from Nelson bush

A 15-year-old mountain biker was winched to safety by a rescue helicopter yesterday.

Goff: Cut immigration to ease housing

Immigration numbers should be reduced until Auckland's housing and transport can cope with population growth, says mayoral…

Uncovering Samoa's obesity link

Professor Stephen McGarvey talks about his recent breakthrough establishing a link between Samoan populations and obesity…

Truck driver first to spot fire

Updated A truck has caught fire on State Highway 1, 10km north of Turangi.

Search for boatie resumes in New Plymouth

The search for an 18-year-old whose boat flipped off the coast of New Plymouth about a week ago has resumed this morning…

Melanoma drug campaigner dies
Melanoma drug campaigner dies

Young melanoma patient Jeffrey Paterson helped to win the campaign for Government funding of Keytruda…

State of emergency demanded for crisis

Labour's housing spokesman is demanding a state of emergency over the housing crisis.

Police seek armed man after Hauraki crimes

Armed police search Thames property fo man wanted after burglaries and thefts

video Government's got to come to the party

Phil Goff tackles housing and infrastructure problems posed by immigration

video Orca put on show

A pod of orca were caught on video by Daniel Marsh in Okahu Bay Auckland today

Woman taken to hospital after crash
Woman taken to hospital after crash

A three-car nose to tail collision on Auckland's Southern Motorway early this morning has seen one women…

Two sons lost in suspected murders

A family has lost two sons to suspected murder in the space of just six months - with one of the mens' bodies still missing…

One arrest after All Blacks test

Just one arrest was made at the All Blacks-Wallabies rugby test in Wellington last night although 19 people were thrown…

Family 'extremely worried' about son

The family of a New Zealand man who's been missing in Western Australia for almost a week say the 23-year-old may be on…

Woman dead after Tauranga crash

Updated One person has died in a car accident near Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty this morning.

Lost tickets a wallet-buster
Lost tickets a wallet-buster

Auckland Council is charging customers three full days parking fees if they lose their ticket at three…

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The weekend is unsettled to begin with but winds calm down into Saturday night. Early showers for Canterbury will be welcome…

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