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300 protest against ISIS in Auckland
300 protest against ISIS in Auckland

More than three hundred people marched up Queen Street today to highlight the desperate plight of those under attack by…

Gunpoint robbery for $100 in coins

A man has made off with $100 in coins after robbing a West Coast diary at gunpoint last night, police say.

Slater faces probe over breach allegation

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater is being investigated by police for an alleged suppression breach that could jeopardise…

'Kia ora' teen wins powerful support

The Race Relations Commissioner and the Maori Language Commission are backing Monet-Mei Clarke over saying "kia ora" to…

Body mistaken for rubbish
Body mistaken for rubbish

A near-dead comatose Cromwell girl found in the street was nearly mistaken for a pile of rubbish.

West Coast man cut out of truck
West Coast man cut out of truck

A man has been cut out of his truck after it crashed on the West Coast this morning, injuring both his legs.

MP may face drive charges
MP may face drive charges

Mr Harawira crashed on Thursday evening and was still waiting to see if he would be facing any charges.

Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'
Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'

The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told…

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All Blacks fans face traffic chaos
All Blacks fans face traffic chaos

Fans heading to tonight’s Bledisloe clash at Eden Park are facing traffic chaos on Auckland’s motorway…

House seriously damaged in fire

A house has been seriously damaged in a fire in the Auckland suburb of Kelston today.

Woman fights off intruder

A woman had to fight off an intruder who was attempting to get into bed with her early yesterday, police say.

More than $1m for Cure Kids

More than $1 million has been raised for Red Nose Day, with the proceeds going to child health research.

Robber's scooter getaway
Robber's scooter getaway

A 31-year-old woman who used a child’s scooter as a get-away vehicle has been arrested in connection…

Dirty wave could swamp election

It often comes in like a wave, the release of a book from Nicky Hager, breaking on the shores of public awareness awash…

United, the world in a suburb

When Cecil Lochan settled in Mt Roskill in the mid-1970s, the Fijian-Indian was the first non-European in the street. His…

War education over remembrance

A leading war historian believes millions being spent on World War I commemorations will be wasted if it fails to focus…

'Let's get sports stars to help save Kiwi lives'

Visiting world motoring chief Jean Todt has praised New Zealand's road safety effort, but says there must be no let-up…

Aurora's glory lights up
Aurora's glory lights up

A geomagnetic storm has sparked auroras around both poles - helping set up a stunning photograph taken…

OIA granted in 37 minutes

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater got a response to an Official Information Act request from Justice Minister Judith Collins…

Jones lobbied Govt over Liu's partner

Shane Jones, while still in Parliament, lobbied a Government minister to intervene in the residency bid of Donghua Liu's…

Cops raid high roller

Police investigating alleged money laundering seize millions in assets from controversial multimillionaire

Minister's staffer took part in blog

The press secretary of Cabinet minister Gerry Brownlee has admitted posting anonymously to the Whale Oil blog as the impact…

Put 'Crusher' in her place
Put 'Crusher' in her place

Judith Collins is not about to be sacked. For the second time in a matter of months, circumstance is…

You'll have to earn our trust

I could give you a million differences between Auckland and Melbourne. Like how in Melbourne you can walk down the street…

Doctored photo reason for residency refusal

A doctored photograph of Donghua Liu was the reason he failed the good-character test and was refused residency in New Zealand…

Farm sales okay, as long as there's jobs

A majority of voters approve of farm sales to foreigners only when it brings a significant advantage over a New Zealand…

Hundreds farewell 'adrenalin junkie'

A group of friends who were on board a helicopter that crashed last weekend - killing one of them - have paid tribute to…

Sky's grip on viewers a challenge
Sky's grip on viewers a challenge

Spark boss Simon Moutter was talking up growth prospects for new digital TV service Lightbox as the…

Opinion: Parties scramble for damage control

John Key will not give his opponents - and this includes Nicky Hager who timed the publication of his book Dirty Politics…

Theatre preview: Belleville, Herald Theatre

Oliver Driver rakes his fingers through his hair and fixes me with an inquiring gaze as he weighs whether or not to tell…

It's dirty but who cares?

One question - and one question only - lingers like flashing neon on a moonless night as the Nicky Hager-instigated political…

Whale Oil and friends

Blogger Cameron Slater is the main target of Dirty Politics but several others play a prominent part. Phil Taylor profiles…

Absence of Ebola testing shocks Kiwi
Absence of Ebola testing shocks Kiwi

A New Zealander who arrived back in the country this week from Liberia - where an Ebola outbreak has…

Animal danger on roads

Cows, sheep, goats and deer are behind a spate of recent crashes and near-misses in Waikato, police warn.

Wendyl Nissen: It's a dog's life when owners don't read list of ingredients

I hope readers of this column spend a bit of time looking at ingredients when shopping for their food. But how many of us…

John Roughan: Let the clean campaign be heard

Watching the dirty politics of character assassination it would be easy to forget that this country is exceptionally well…

Singleton: orang-utan expert

Dr Ian Singleton, the British conservationist, world-renowned orang-utan expert and director of the Sumatran Orang-utan…

Leaders unplugged: John Key
Leaders unplugged: John Key

A terrible feeling of deja vu appears to have come over Prime Minister John Key. Here we sit, over a…

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Opinion

Rebecca Barry Hill: Cooking up satisfaction Rebecca Barry Hill: Cooking up satisfaction

Well I'm stuffed. But watching TV2's My Kitchen Rules…

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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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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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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…

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