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Watch NZ Herald Focus: Tully gets life
New Zealand

Watch NZ Herald Focus: Tully gets life

Today - Russell John Tully has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non parole period of 27 years at the High Court in Christchurch and Hillary Barry will read her final 6 o’clock bulletin tonight after 23 years at TV3. And Amber Heard has split from Johnny Depp after just 15 months of marriage

Tax cuts dependent on surplus
Business

Tax cuts dependent on surplus

The Finance Minister says the Government will consider paying debt off more slowly in order to afford tax cuts.

Watch NZ Herald Focus: Trumps March towards the White House
New Zealand|Crime

Watch NZ Herald Focus: Trumps March towards the White House

Today: Donald Trump reaches the number of delegates he needed to secure the party's presidential nomination for the White House and a 31-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Christchurch sex worker Renee Duckmanton. And US President Barack Obama meets with his G7 counterparts in Japan and pushes to finish negotiations on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership before the end of the year.

Key hints at big tax cuts
New Zealand|Politics

Key hints at big tax cuts

The Government's "boring" Budget could pave the way for National to take big tax cuts to next year's election, Prime Minister John Key says.

$256m to upskill workforce
Business

$256m to upskill workforce

NZ's skills shortage was highlighted in the Budget yesterday with the Govt allocating $256.5m to promote tertiary education and apprenticeships.

Survivor lauds screening funding
New Zealand

Survivor lauds screening funding

Bowel cancer survivor Peter Krijger is relieved that NZ will at last get a national screening programme to detect the disease at its earlier stages.