Chris Reed is a Herald Senior Journalist (special projects)
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Jono and Ben: 'All jokes aside, we work our asses off'
Irreverent broadcasters on life, family and being funny.
One out of the hat: Taika Waititi is our entertainment hero
He made us laugh - and think about hard things.
Checking out a Business Class lounge... eventually
Top travel tip: Read the basic instructions to avoid getting lost.
He's electric: Noel Gallagher on his return to New Zealand
Noel Gallagher on his upcoming show with U2 and moving away from Oasis's sound.
Bob Geldof: 'If I was a kid now I'd be completely enraged'
Bob Geldof says today's political climate is "nuts beyond belief".
The Netflix serial killer drama too disturbing to write about
Mindhunter has returned to Netflix and frankly, we're lost for words.
Under pressure: $5m to unlock secrets of silent killer
Auckland University scientists aim to solve health issue that affects 1bn people.
Meth addict even got high while she was having a baby. This is how she quit
There's always hope if you've got good support from clean people, say recovering addicts.
Iconic Kiwi music items set to go under the hammer
Instruments owned by Kiwi rock royalty are going under the hammer.
Kiwi director of online suicide video invited to Buckingham Palace
Voices of Hope founders' message wins royal approval from Prince William and Harry.
Jessica's Tree: Story of suicide and hope saves young woman's life
Film-maker burst into tears after getting email from viewer.
Jessica's Tree: Hope that tragic story will save lives
Filmmaker Jazz Thornton shares Jess' tragic story to show how we can make a difference.
'Worst it's ever been': Top Auckland restaurants battle for best staff
Rigid immigration policies cause industry headache, say hospitality heavyweights.
Low-key royal visit means 'today lives were saved'
Over a cuppa, the Duke and Duchess push one of the last taboos into the global spotlight.
Prince Harry and Meghan talk candidly about serious issue
The Duke and Duchess share notes with youth mental health sector workers.
Boaties cry foul: 'Unfair' to pay twice to fix Auckland's roads
Boaties want a break from regional fuel tax, saying they are paying twice to fix roads
Abduction terror: Warning for Kiwis visiting Thailand
"I couldn't speak properly, I wasn't making sense at all."
'Sextortion' scam: Kiwis threatened over porn-viewing habits
What should you do if you get an email like this?
A British man imported a 123yo piano into NZ. And that's when trouble began
An English immigrant was stunned to lose his 1895 piano because it had ivory keys.
Death of a salesman: Farewell to the 'best wheeler-dealer in town'
ICYMI: Ray Mills was famous for his smarts and a mystery attack that nearly killed him.
Mental health inquiry: Hope stirs amid the wreckage
Mental health inquiry hears public rage and frustration, but confident change will come.
Interview exclusive: Settling a score with Noel Gallagher
Long-time fan Chris Reed has a bone to pick with Noel Gallagher of Oasis fame, who is heading this way in the summer months.
Flight check: Kuala Lumpur to Auckland on Emirates and Qantas
Chris Reed takes Emirates' flight EK8408 from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, and Qantas' flight QF151 from Melbourne to Auckland.