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Formula threat: Investigation continues despite deadline
Formula threat: Investigation continues despite deadline

Police have spoken to thousands of people since the 1080 infant formula blackmail threat and say today's "deadline" is no…

Chance of El Nino weather doubles

He's a small boy packing a big punch, and Kiwis have been warned to watch out for him this year. Conditions were ripe for…

'I'm just going to step up'

Two teenage girls remain humble today despite being labelled heroes after they helped rescue a man who almost drowned in…

video Black Caps arrive home

About 500 supporters, some who had been waiting hours for the delayed flight from Melbourne, surged towards the team as…

Ainslie hits out at Team New Zealand
Ainslie hits out at Team New Zealand

Ben Ainslie has hit out at Team New Zealand for resisting proposed changes to reduce the size of boats for the next America’s…

Warm welcome for Black Caps
photos Warm welcome for Black Caps

Loud cheering, screams and a sea of cricket fans' mobile phones raised high in the air has welcomed the Black Caps back…

11-year-old boy crashes parent's car in police chase
11-year-old boy crashes parent's car in police chase

An 11-year-old boy was lucky to escape injury after crashing his parents’ car into a truck while trying to flee police.

MP's mum has sentence reduced
MP's mum has sentence reduced

The amount of media attention given to a benefit fraud case involving the mother of MP Carmel Sepuloni has resulted in a…

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Two hospitalised after ill driver crashes into house
Two hospitalised after ill driver crashes into house

Two people have been hospitalised after the driver of a car suffered a medical episode behind the wheel…

Police chase stolen car in high-speed pursuit through Auckland suburbs

Two men led police on a high-speed pursuit through Auckland's eastern suburbs tonight after they were spotted in stolen…

Flying motorcycle helmet leads to broken leg

A bizarre "chain of events" in which a helmet flew off a motorcyclist, resulted in a man breaking his leg near Murchison…

Mark Lundy retrial: Jury retire for second night

After nearly a day and a half of deliberating, the jury in the Mark Lundy trial has retired for the day. The seven men…

Council employee's tell-all video
Council employee's tell-all video

A local authority has been granted an interim injunction against a former staff member who posted a…

Child sexual abuse: Enough evidence for 1000 hearings

The head of an Australian royal commission into child sexual abuse says he has uncovered enough material to justify public…

Elderly woman dies after mobility scooter crash

A woman has died in hospital after the mobility scooter she was driving and a vehicle collided in Levin last Thursday.

North Shore land to close to protect kauri

Up to 40 hectares of public land on Auckland’s North Shore will be closed off to prevent the spread of a kauri-killing disease…

Missing boy: Police ponder best way to recover sunken car

A decision, by police looking for a missing 11-year-old boy, was still being made on how to extract a vehicle from the bottom…

Trees save driver who plunged 25m
Trees save driver who plunged 25m

Trees saved a driver who plunged 25m down a bank in his car this morning.

Mystery photo: Stolen camera's owner identified

A stolen camera with holiday photos of a young woman drinking from a coconut should be reunited with its owner after the…

Govt to consider cosmetic testing ban

The Government is expected to propose a ban on testing cosmetics on animals this afternoon.

Kiwi ingenuity helps sea lion pups

Basic Kiwi ingenuity is helping endangered sea lion pups out of tough spots on one of New Zealand’s most remote islands.

McCullum: 'Greatest time of our lives'

The Black Caps may not have brought the trophy home with them, but they returned to New Zealand as heroes after an emotional…

'Inveterate fraudster' jailed for six years
'Inveterate fraudster' jailed for six years

An "inveterate fraudster" who scammed more than $200,000, including from a top judge, conned bank call…

Pastor on sex charges appears in court

A Wellington pastor charged with multiple sex offences has reappeared in court today. Jone Draiva Conikeli is facing eight…

Teacher: 'U shw me first'

A teacher has denied sending photos of his penis to a 16-year-old student, but admitted sending inappropriate messages…

video Lundy case: Jury retire for second night

After nearly a day and a half of deliberating, the jury in the Mark Lundy trial has retired for the day.

NZ@Noon: Brave 'nan' and toilet troubles

A "nan" trying to diffuse a "scary" situation in Masterton and toilet troubles in Wanganui are just two of the stories making…

Tourists admits charges over head-on crash
Tourists admits charges over head-on crash

A teenage German tourist has today admitted careless driving after a crash on the West Coast caused…

$9.1m Lotto win to help others

'We can't wait to help make other people's lives a little easier.' The winners of Saturday's $9.1 million Powerball prize…

Prison death: Revenge may 'snowball'

The suspected murder of a Christchurch prisoner in his jail cell is the eighth case in two decades, but one expert fears…

Bus rant: Guilty man 'not a racist'

A Lower Hutt man who was caught on film verbally attacking two foreign men on a Wellington bus last week says he is "not…

Crashed rider run over by second bike

A man who died after falling from his motorbike north of Whangarei was run over by a following rider on a Harley Davidson…

Man killed in two-car crash named
Man killed in two-car crash named

The man killed in a collision on State Highway 33 at Paengaroa yesterday was Ian Barton Foote, 47, from…

Underpaid restaurant worker won't get money owed to him

A restaurant worker who was paid less than minimum wage will miss out on most of the $32,000 owed to him after his former…

video Helping save sea lion pups on the Auckland Islands, New Zealand

In 2015, WWF and the Department of Conservation partnered together to help save sea lion pumps from drowning on the Auckland…

NZ troops await deployment

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed that legal protection has been secured for New Zealand troops to fight in…

Axe attack: Accused pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing an Upper Hutt mother and injuring three others in an axe attack late last year has pleaded not…

Sex-romp woman moves home
Sex-romp woman moves home

The female office worker caught in a high-profile sex romp with the lights on has moved back to her…

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Opinion

Tony Gibson: Port will choke unless it can grow Tony Gibson: Port will choke unless it can grow

Our efforts to minimise our impact aren't enough for…

Red tape is tying us in knots

It would be impossible to gain design approval and…

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Quizzes

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Herald daily quiz: March 31 quiz Herald daily quiz: March 31

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Guarignoni's twin?
Sideswipe: Guarignoni's twin?

A man of extraordinary resemblance, an 'isim' mum and a brutal way to get in shape.

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Element magazine

Oil executives ambushed by climate change activists
Oil executives ambushed by climate change activists

The austere entrance to SKYCITY's conference centre was this morning transformed by apocalyptic images of burning forests…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (MARCH 25) Good news for farmers
video WeatherWatch: (MARCH 25) Good news for farmers

A large low is set to cross New Zealand this weekend bringing a mix of warm, sunny, weather but also some solid downpours…

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