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Surgical mesh - mother says implant 'like a grater', cripples her
A 35-year-old mum says she's been left crippled by surgical mesh implanted into her body allegedly without her informed consent. Video / Ben Carter
Taranaki farmer Matthew Michael John Turnbull pulls gun on group of friends
Taylor Potroz was picking up rubbish when Taranaki farmer Matthew Michael John Turnbull pulled a gun on him and his friends, accusing the group of being boy racers. Public Interest Journalism funded through NZ On Air. Video / Supplied
Local Focus: Massey University powering up for face-to-face
Massey University readies for the return to face-to-face.
Local Focus: Rob Tucker and the cream of NZ photojournalists to auction images for Taranaki Hospice
From the Princess Di to his cleaner, Rob Tucker's photography has affected people around him for over half a century.
Local Focus: Sam Johnson's music adventure in paradise
Music producer Sam Johnson works from the Taranaki coastal settlement of Ōakura.
Focus: Cyclone Dovi causes widespread damage across North Island
Cyclone Dovi packed a punch across many parts of New Zealand today, with howling gales and heavy rain causing widespread damage. Video / NZ Herald
Local Focus: South Taranaki company taking menopause supplements to Oz
MenoMe is exporting menopause-symptom supplements to Australia.
Local Focus: Health reforms are an opportunity for Māori
Newest member of Whanganui DHB considers its future. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Watch: Jacinda Ardern answers questions following alert level move
The Prime Minister took to Facebook live to answer New Zealanders' questions following the move to alert level 3. Video / Jacinda Ardern
Local Focus: Founder reflects on NZ Opera School and Opera Week success
Future looks bright for Whanganui opera. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Local Focus: Alligator Weed threatens Manawatū and Whanganui
The weed that poses a huge threat to dairy cows. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Stratford Dawn Service, Anzac Day 2017, National Anthem
Rawinia Henderson leads the gathered crowd in the singing of the National Anthem at Stratford's Dawn Service on Anzac Day, 2017
Watch NZH Local Focus: Hopes brain surgery will be life changing for girl
11 year old Renee Eagar is about to undergo brain surgery in the US state of Texas, which surgeons hope will allieviate seizures and fits of rage caused by a rare tumour. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Watch NZH Local Focus: New Plymouth Mayor pips more experienced rivals
He started as an outside chance, but Neil Holdom’s strong campaign won him the New Plymouth mayoralty by 500 votes. Made with funding from NZ on Air
Watch NZH Local Focus: Steve and his flock go ‘viral’
Steve the cat has gained quite a following and not just on the internet. Made with funding from NZ on Air
Watch NZH Local Focus: Seabed mining opponents mobilise
Seabed mining is back in the spotlight as Trans Tasman Resources submits second application for consent to mine off the South Taranaki coast.
WeatherWatch: (AUG 12) Topsy-turvy spring week
We hardly had a winter this year and now the spring weather pattern has arrived early. The week ahead looks spring-like with a number of fronts, lows and highs. WeatherWatch.co.nz also has the forecast for the rest of August – including the chances of snow at our main ski fields.
Movie Trailer: Pain and Gain
Based on a true story, "Pain & Gain" follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida. First told in an article from the "Miami New Times," "Pain and Gain" will be directed by Bay and will star Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Courtesy: Paramount
UFOs' filmed near Napier?
NZ Herald reader Martin witnessed 3 bright red lights in the sky (Aug7) just after 7.00 p.m. They seemed to drift along before moving away and "I could see them getting fainter until they disappeared. This lasted for about 2 to 3 minutes". It was a still night and they did not make a sound. Martin took a short clip on his phone which he sent to nzherald.co.nz. They appear white in this clip.
59 acre Pakatoa Island for sale on the Hauraki Gulf
59 acre Pakatoa Island for sale on the Hauraki Gulf. Video / Ray White
Taranaki mourns the loss of reo and tikanga champion Archie Hurunui
Taranaki mourns the loss of reo and tikanga champion Archie Hurunui. Video / Maori TV