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Auckland Harbour Bridge: Transport boss' warning as damage revealed

3 hours 49 min ago
It's the coat hanger fixture of our biggest city that links northern suburbs with the bright lights of downtown, and beyond, but motorists are being encouraged to - where possible - avoid Auckland's Harbour ...

Liam Dann: Is our housing market completely bullet proof?

3 hours 51 min ago
COMMENT: News that house prices are rising again has prompted some entirely reasonable anger about the way traditional solutions to an economic crisis benefit the wealthy. Westpac economists last week ...

Waiheke Island 'full of activists and lunatics': Top bank leader's microphone blunder

3 hours 53 min ago
Vogue magazine calls it the "Hamptons of New Zealand", tennis star Serena Williams announced her engagement from there and Bill Gates and Beyonce have holidayed there - but Waiheke Island is full of "lunatics ...

Diana Clement: How to maximise your KiwiSaver

4 hours 57 sec ago
If you want to maximise your KiwiSaver then grab it with both hands. Set and forget is great. But it is not enough if you want your investment to grow, and grow, and grow. If you get it right you'll have ...

Phil Kingsley Jones' daughter: 'Dad kept saying to the end that he did not want to die'

4 hours 3 min ago
Phil Kingsley Jones was a larger than life character loved throughout rugby clubs the length and breadth of New Zealand – and in his native Wales - for his speaking engagements which left audiences in ...

The 96 people who should never have contracted Covid

4 hours 7 min ago
New Zealand should be aiming for zero healthcare workers to be infected with Covid-19 while doing their jobs, says a top epidemiologist. And Workplace Relations Minister Andrew Little said there should ...

How to eat your way around the world... in Auckland

4 hours 7 min ago
There are more than 220 distinct ethnic groups living in the country's biggest city, and almost 40 per cent of Auckland's population were born overseas. Celebrate this urban diversity with 12 of the city's ...

$34m reservoir relieves Auckland's drought - and mayor wants 50m litres more out of Waikato

4 hours 10 min ago
Aucklanders have an extra 25 million litres of water to draw from a day thanks to a new $34 million reservoir in Pukekohe - and mayor Phil Goff is trying to get another 50 million litres out of the Waikato ...

Encounters with strangers: Why we need them

4 hours 10 min ago
Sometimes inconsequential matters of nothingness send me into mental freefall. So when I spent all night vomiting, before taking a 12-hour taxi, boat and bus journey across Albania to find myself alone ...

Kerre McIvor: With travel up in the air, all options are on the table

4 hours 20 min ago
COMMENT Of all the information that came from Treasury opening the Government's books before the election, the forecast that our borders would remain closed until 2022 was the one that filled me with ...

A thriller: Top cop's secret life

4 hours 27 min ago
By day, he investigates real-life murders, child abuse, bashings and other grisly, serious crimes. But by night, a mystery Kiwi cop is turning his hand to write hit international crime thrillers. The ...

One Dilworth accused still teaching this year

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 12:48
One of the seven men arrested this week over allegations of historical sexual offending at Dilworth School, was still teaching up until March this year. The Weekend Herald this morning revealed the man ...

Two new Covid cases, one in community - source being investigated

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 12:40
There are two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today. The first has been detected in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility, and the second is a community case. The source of the community ...

Harbour Bridge crash: Other nervous truckies abandon vehicle, get into stranger's Mazda

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 11:51
A pair of truckies were so nervous as high winds battered their truck, they abandoned their vehicle and jumped into a stranger's Mazda. It came after a freak burst of wind blew two trucks over on the ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 11:37
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the US feminist icon, has died at 87. The US Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from cancer. Ginsburg, the court's second female justice ...

Will Labour promise to increase sick leave? Little to unveil policy

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 09:45
Labour is set to unveil its workplace policy and all eyes will be on whether it will increase sick leave for workers. Unions have been calling for an increase to support workers in staying home to stop ...

Murderer on the run: Five arrested in relation to killer's escape

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 09:43
A woman has been arrested and charged with accessory after the escape of murderer Katrina Epiha, who has been on the run for over a week. Another four people have been arrested as police continue to ...

Yas Queen! The trans woman who wants to win a Miss New Zealand crown

Sat, 19/09/2020 - 09:41
Arielle Keil is aiming to make history as the first transgender person to win a Miss New Zealand pageant. Kim Knight follows her journey and asks why, in 2020, would anyone want to be a beauty queen? ...