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Cancer patient not told of infertility risk before chemo
Cancer patient not told of infertility risk before chemo

Hospital staff have been criticised after a 14-year-old cancer patient was not told about the risk of infertility or given…

Two dead, four injured in ditch crash

Two people are dead and four are injured after their vehicle lost control and ended up in a ditch in Manawatu overnight.

Key appears to contradict himself

New evidence appears to contradict John Key's claim he was never told about an SIS document release to Cameron Slater -…

Digipoll: Greens up, National falls

National has taken a hit in the first poll since Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics was released but the Greens, not Labour, are…

Labour’s free GP scheme a flop
Labour’s free GP scheme a flop

Labour's support among the elderly has slumped despite making free GP visits for pensioners the centrepiece of its election…

Book fallout not all bad, poll shows
Book fallout not all bad, poll shows

More than half of voters surveyed believe the fallout from Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics book will damage Prime Minister…

NZ rugby heroes honoured
NZ rugby heroes honoured

New Zealand Rugby's annual reunion dinner will have added meaning tonight as some of the sport's biggest names are inducted…

The Wallabies' 9-year-old spy
The Wallabies' 9-year-old spy

A rugby-mad Auckland boy who won tickets to meet the All Blacks before tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup clash has a secret - he's…

National

Kiwi swims English Channel a second time
Kiwi swims English Channel a second time

A New Zealand swimmer has completed a gruelling swim across the English Channel to France - for the…

Cancer teen's dream is for history trip

Cancer patient Samantha France dreams of going to Europe on a school trip as part of her history studies.

Worker dragged by hook in face

A meat worker who took a hook through his head from behind was dragged with the chain, as his workmate rushed to stop the…

Eden Park interactive: 1986 v 2014

Updated Lukewarm pie, cold chips and a beer shower - that was the Eden Park experience for many when Australia knocked off the All…

Look forward to seven days of sun
Look forward to seven days of sun

Auckland and the top of the North Island are in for a week of fine weather in the first prolonged sunny…

Block-winning home rises $139,000

The winning house from the first series of The Block NZ has sold for $1.1 million, an increase of $139,000 on its initial…

Teen quits at 'kia ora' ban

A Whangarei teenager has quit her first job after being ticked off for welcoming customers into a city centre store with…

'Hikois from hell' if seats dropped

Prime Minister John Key said abolishing the Maori seats would rip the country apart and attract "hikois from hell".

Steady hand up against a wider vision

New Zealand's economic recovery is tentatively under way, albeit with a few wobbles.

Editorial: Dunne should make super a bottom line
Editorial: Dunne should make super a bottom line

Peter Dunne says he is confident his "Flexi-super" proposal can be advanced by any third-term National…

Manhire: A Dirty Politics glossary

Toby Manhire delivers a helpful glossary of common words and phrases used in the Dirty Politics debate, from "left-wing…

Funds offer hope for burnt boy

Jack Dragicevich was almost 3 when he pulled a bowl of boiling water over himself, scalding his chest so badly he needs…

Key and Collins under fire

As soon as he stepped out of the chauffeur-driven BMW, he was on the back foot.

Key hits out at 'stealing of election'

Prime Minister John Key yesterday hit back hard over the Dirty Politics allegations against him and his Government.

Collins finally gets a laugh
Collins finally gets a laugh

She was the victim of a satirical resignation letter this week, but under-fire Cabinet minister Judith…

Virtual leash among curios at baby show

Virtual leashes, cot cams and an avalanche of natural baby products will greet tens of thousands of new, expecting and veteran…

Hobbit jobs row buried 4 years on

Four years after a bitter industrial row over the filming of The Hobbit the New Zealand screen industry body Spada and actors…

The Insider: Best of Both Worlds

"Research shows Kiwis want more than the 'boat, bach and Beemer'" was the headline on an ASB press release this week.

World's costliest apartment

Even by the sky-high standards of Monaco, a penthouse at the top of the Odeon Tower is set to fetch a vertiginous price.

Key predicts Cabinet shake-up
Key predicts Cabinet shake-up

John Key on who'll be in his Cabinet and what job they'll be doing if he wins power at the election.

video All Blacks:'Didn't play well enough'

It's been a long week to wait for the All Blacks as they have treated last weeks draw like a loss, the players and coach…

video Key: New questions over SIS OIA

New evidence has emerged appearing to contradict Prime Minister John Key's claim he was never told by the SIS it intended…

Brian Rudman: Auckland volcanic cones settlement

No doubt the Government was delighted the publicity following last month's Auckland volcanic cones treaty settlement was…

Man arrested over armed bank robbery

A man has been arrested over an armed robbery at a Wellington bank today.

Fatal crash victim named
Fatal crash victim named

The woman who died in a head-on crash on the Rimutaka Hill road between the Wellington and Wairarapa…

PM on the back foot during Christchurch visit

As soon as he stepped out of the chauffeur-driven BMW, he was on the back foot. Under-fire Prime Minister John Key was…

46 people convicted for refusing to fill in census form

More than 40 people ended up with criminal convictions after they refused to fill in their census form, Statistics New Zealand…

PM's popularity dives

John Key's popularity has dived by 8.5 points in the first political poll since Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics was released…

Youth mentor accused of indecently assaulting boys over 30 years

A youth mentor accused of indecently assaulting boys over a 30 year period may have more victims, police say. The 61-year-old…

One killed in three-car crash near Whangarei
One killed in three-car crash near Whangarei

One person is believed to have died in a three-car crash on State Highway 1 near Puhipuhi Rd, north…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Pride of NZ Awards: Wayne Stevens video Pride of NZ Awards: Wayne Stevens

Wayne Stevens works full time in the NZ Treasury…

Pride of NZ Awards: Wade Kelly video Pride of NZ Awards: Wade Kelly

osh and his friend Jamie had gone in for a dip near…

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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: August 22 quiz Herald daily quiz: August 22

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

3pm distractions quiz: August 21 quiz 3pm distractions quiz: August 21

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Political support
Sideswipe: Political support

"Political parties supporting each other for once" says Laura Elderly targets for the unscrupulous A reader writes:…

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Element magazine

Trade Me bans ivory sales
Trade Me bans ivory sales

Trade Me has announced they will ban the sale of ivory and other animal parts of endangered species including rhinoceros…

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Pride of New Zealand Awards

Pride of NZ Awards: Tony Scott video Pride of NZ Awards: Tony Scott

Firefighter Tony "Scottie" Scott likes to keep himself…

Pride of NZ Awards: Tony Howse video Pride of NZ Awards: Tony Howse

Tony Howse, a sculptor and music teacher, convinced…

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Weather Watch

Snow fun for terriers
video Snow fun for terriers

Doug, Finn and Gus play in the morning snow in a Dunedin hill suburb. Snow has fallen to low levels in the South overnight…

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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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Property

Assignee drops Peters bankruptcy bid
Assignee drops Peters bankruptcy bid

Authorities are giving up the fight to put former property developer Jamie Peters back into bankruptcy and will withdraw…

Tension tipped at park-leases talk
Property values up, rents next
Trade Me profit growth slows
Values soar: Your impact
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