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Electoral boundary changes announced
Electoral boundary changes announced

A new Upper Harbour electorate has been confirmed for Auckland, as well as other major boundary changes in both Auckland…

Woman's body linked to fatal crash

A 52-year-old woman has been found dead at a rural address in North Otago, and police say the death is linked to a fatal…

Grieving mother avoids penalty

Updated Stephen Dudley's grieving mother - who shot her husband while threatening to shoot herself - has today avoided penalty over…

Confusion over truck ban plan

Labour's truck ban could cover 0.7 per cent or 7 per cent of New Zealand's motorways - depending on who you listen to.

Politics

Genesis shares rocket up 17pc Genesis shares rocket up 17pc

Shares in Genesis Energy debuted on the NZX this afternoon…

The bad smell of politics and money The bad smell of politics and money

Business, money and politics are always drawn towards…

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Meth traces in state house for sale
Meth traces in state house for sale

Housing New Zealand has tested 19 of its houses in Wanganui for the presence of methamphetamine after traces of the drug…

Mei Fan murder: Husband charged
Mei Fan murder: Husband charged

The man charged with the murder of Wellington mother Mei Fan, 37, is her estranged husband Michael Preston. Preston, 59…

Miracle escape for tourist
Miracle escape for tourist

Searchers couldn't believe their eyes when a woman who had been swept away in Woolshed Creek late yesterday afternoon walked…

Cigarette started fatal fire
Cigarette started fatal fire

Eunice Fraser, 79, died when one of her cigarettes fell onto a chair. Her family believes she may have lived had her smoke…

National

Defence Minister to volunteer for Poppy Day appeal
Defence Minister to volunteer for Poppy Day appeal

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman is joining hundreds of volunteers collecting for the annual Poppy…

Horrific dog attack: Owners named

The owners of four dogs that attacked a 7-year-old girl in Murupara can finally be named.

Wild weather wreaks havoc

Updated Gales and heavy rain are causing chaos in the upper North Island, with wild weather forcing the closure of Auckland's Tamaki…

'I wanted him to look me in the eye'

The sister of a murdered south Auckland man knew she had to face her brother's killer to see what his features revealed.

Kiwi drone victim linked to al-Qaeda
Kiwi drone victim linked to al-Qaeda

A Kiwi killed in a drone strike in Yemen had attended a terrorist training camp and may have been a…

Sunny send-off to royals

The sun finally shone on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the last public appearance of their 10-day visit to New Zealand…

Karam wins $535k defamation payout

Joe Karam has been awarded $535,000 in a defamation case against two men who launched an "all-out assault" on his reputation…

ACC passes on jobseekers' details

ACC gives details of tens of thousands of people's injury claims every year to recruitment agencies and prospective employers…

Murder-case arrest after five months

A man has been charged with the murder of Wellington mother-of-two Mei Fan.

Woman and kids plunge 15m into gorge
Woman and kids plunge 15m into gorge

A 26-year-old Gisborne woman is in a critical condition in hospital after her car plunged 15m off the…

App helps shave insurance premiums

We all know the benefits of driving safely - and now an insurance company is offering the incentive of reduced premiums.

Museums unite to buy back taonga

A medal gifted to a Ngapuhi chief in 1806 feared to be lost to his descendants forever, is on its way back to NZ after Te…

Jones' claims unfounded, says Lotto

There is "no substance" to Labour MP Shane Jones' claims that Countdown squeezed thousands of dollars out of Lotto, the…

Man admits killing, attacks while on parole

Corrections is reviewing the supervision of the man who murdered Christchurch caregiver Amy Farrall while he was on parole…

Bashed police officer out of hospital
Bashed police officer out of hospital

The police officer seriously assaulted while attending an incident at Glen Innes this morning has been…

Police officer bashed in Auckland

A police officer was surrounded and assaulted while trying to stop a brawl at a service station in the Auckland suburb of…

Royal access in the family

When it came to getting close to the royals it was often a case of "it's not what you know but who you know".

Military chiefs on RSA duty

Two top military officers will be among volunteers collecting donations from the public for today's Poppy Day appeal.

Civic do-up double the cost

The cost of refurbishing the Civic Building on Aotea Square is estimated at more than $70m, which Auckland Council property…

Drive safely this weekend
Drive safely this weekend

Police are urging all motorists to heed their "drive to survive" message over the Easter break.

Drone forced to surface - again

An underwater drone searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to resurface due to a technical problem…

What completes the Oravida jigsaw?

Winston Peters has got to the crux of the matter of whether Judith Collins is guilty of such a grave conflict of interest…

Collins battles on two fronts

Judith Collins was under pressure on two fronts yesterday, facing further questions over both the Oravida conflict-of-interest…

Helping birds win the battle

Too often, humans seem to bring native bird populations nothing but misery.

Ask Phoebe: On-ramp danger can be avoided
Ask Phoebe: On-ramp danger can be avoided

Q: Are there any plans to adjust how traffic merges onto the Northern Motorway from the Wellington St…

video Floods hit Auckland

Flooding has forced transport officials to close Tamaki Drive in east Auckland as gales and torrential rain batter the upper…

Taxes best way to fix housing problem

Editorial: Housing could be the big issue in the coming election. It has been a "sleeper" for some years as young couples…

Opposition prepares for 'Crusherfixion'

Labour and New Zealand First yesterday mounted a pincer movement against Justice and ACC Minister Judith Collins in Parliament…

Landslide hits apartments
Landslide hits apartments

A landslide hit a residential block in Oriental Parade, Wellington, last night, leading to the evacuation…

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Opinion

Genesis floats amid volitile market Genesis floats amid volitile market

For the Govt calmer international waters would have…

Chris Rattue: Blues first-five a carousel of confusion Chris Rattue: Blues first-five a carousel of confusion

No, no, no, no, no... as Aussie league commentator…

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Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: April 17 quiz Herald daily quiz: April 17

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

Herald daily quiz: April 16 quiz Herald daily quiz: April 16

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

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Maori

Ngapuhi medal purchased by NZ museums
Ngapuhi medal purchased by NZ museums

A taonga gifted to a Ngapuhi chief that was auctioned off in Sydney for more than $300,000 will return to New Zealand after…

Ngapuhi fear medal lost for good
photos A Royal hongi
PM: No strings attached to dinner
PM: Native Affairs ban 'not sensible'
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Sideswipe

Inappropriate undies
Inappropriate undies

These undies spotted at The Warehouse are not really appropriate for 10-year-old girls, dontcha think? F&P exports float…

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Element magazine

Greenpeace seeks to get Bridges sacked
Greenpeace seeks to get Bridges sacked

Greenpeace has launched a campaign calling for the sacking of Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges, saying "he doesn't…

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Weather Watch

Cyclone's remnants soak royal send-off
Cyclone's remnants soak royal send-off

The remnants of ex-cyclone Ita are set to sweep across the upper North Island today, bringing heavy rain and gales, while…

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Infographics

First-home buys fall (+infographic) First-home buys fall (+infographic)

The number of first-home buyers in the market has…

Red light-runners in the gun Red light-runners in the gun

Police are launching a month-long blitz on red light…

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