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 2018-06-19 21:55 

New Zealand Herald

Young Kiwi musicians living with Tourette Syndrome release single...

A group of young Kiwi musicians living with Tourette Syndrome are using music to help destigmatise the disorder. Aliens is the first single released by The Lunatics, a band formed this year by five ......

 2018-06-19 21:46 

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Family's renovated home flooded with sewage, leaving them with nothing...

An Auckland family had just finished renovating their house when a sewage pipe in their backyard exploded, showering their cherished personal belongings in unimaginable filth. Michelle Bigwood returned ......

 2018-06-19 21:33 

New Zealand Herald

Hosts with the most: Victorious Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup...

Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute spell early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage.Mohamed Salah ......

 2018-06-19 21:30 

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Shortland Street's real life romance...
 2018-06-19 21:29 

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Watch: You don't get much more kiwi than this......

A male little spotted kiwi has had a rare encounter with an "ancient" tuatara on Motuihe Island, just 30 minutes from Auckland.A video of the late night encounter, posted by the Motuihe Island conservation ......

 2018-06-19 21:27 

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Deadbeat son banned from contacting parents for five years...

A son who was banned from contacting his parents for five years after they got fed up with him constantly pestering them for cash has faced court again after breaching a restraining order.Matthew Kerley ......

 2018-06-19 21:25 

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Bill shock: Home owner's insurance premium jumps by $5000...

A Wellington woman was shocked this week upon discovering her insurance premium had increased over 300 per cent.Posting to the Wellington Facebook group I love Karori, Ursula Egan said that her annual ......

 2018-06-19 21:21 

New Zealand Herald

Man killed in truck crash south of Whangrei...

A man is dead after a truck and car collided on State Highway 1, south of Whangrei this morning.The male occupant of the car was killed in the crash.The road is blocked near the intersection ......

 2018-06-19 21:18 

New Zealand Herald

Oh Boy! Here is what Chardonnay and Dynasty look like now...
 2018-06-19 20:42 

New Zealand Herald

America in chaos: Trump doubles down as uproar worsens...

US President Donald Trump has fired back after an outpouring of emotion over family separations at the United States border that has seen his government repeatedly compared to the Nazis.As his own supporters ......

 2018-06-19 18:34 

New Zealand Herald

New charge laid against senior police officer accused of sexual crimes...

A senior police officer is facing an additional criminal charge after already being accused of sexual connection and indecent assault.Detective Inspector Kevin Burke's case was called in the High Court ......

 2018-06-19 18:31 

New Zealand Herald

Medical researcher dies during probe into poisoning, death...

A Christchurch medical researcher has died from a suspected suicide after police were investigating claims she poisoned her ex-partner.Dr Shelagh Isabella Dawson, 60, a diabetes researcher, died at ......

 2018-06-19 18:29 

New Zealand Herald

School rugby coach now facing 83 charges of sexual offending...

More charges have been laid against an Auckland school rugby coach already facing more than 80 allegations against young boys.Alosio Taimo is now facing 83 charges of sexual offending against 18 then ......

 2018-06-19 18:28 

New Zealand Herald

Crippling health and safety costs force school camp to close...

Hawke's Bay holiday and school camp Stoney Creek Ranch has closed, despite being fully booked for a year ahead.Although the camp hopes to some day reopen, remedying health and safety concerns from ageing ......

 2018-06-19 18:26 

New Zealand Herald

Queen breaks tradition with snazzy new shoes...

As senior members of the royal family gathered in Windsor for one of the oldest chivalries in their history — the Order of the Garter ceremony — all eyes were on the Queen's lavish velvet robe and white ......

 2018-06-19 18:26 

New Zealand Herald

Drugs claim: 'What kind of people take P into a children's ward in a hospital?'...

A woman who is staying in Whangrei Hospital with her sick baby said she found a bag of methamphetamine on the floor of the children's ward corridor.She handed the Class A drug in to security services ......

 2018-06-19 18:23 

New Zealand Herald

Man fights for life after attackers storm into Grey Lynn dairy...

Police investigators have worked into the early hours at an Auckland dairy where two people were stabbed during an armed robbery, leaving one fighting for their life. The incident happened at the Hylite ......

 2018-06-19 18:22 

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Kiwi singer nails US anthem...
 2018-06-19 18:22 

New Zealand Herald

Queen's new great-grandaughter a royal whopper...

Zara and Mike Tindall have welcomed their second child, Buckingham Palace has announced.The Queen's granddaughter and her rugby player husband, who already have four-year-old daughter Mia Grace, welcomed ......

 2018-06-19 18:06 

New Zealand Herald

Aussies smashed for 481: England's massive, record one-day cricket score...

England have set a one-day international cricket record of 481-6 against Australia in the third ODI in Nottingham.Alex Hales made 147 from 92 balls and Jonny Bairstow 139 from 92 and England finished ......

 2018-06-19 17:58 

New Zealand Herald

Morning of World Cup upsets! Senegal, Japan shock opponents...

It's been a morning of upsets in Group H at the Fifa World Cup with Japan and Senegal earning shock wins.Poland and Colombia were the two top sides in the group when the draw was made for the tournament ......

 2018-06-19 17:57 

New Zealand Herald

Two people stabbed during Grey Lynn dairy robbery...

One person is fighting for their life after two people were stabbed during an armed robbery at an Auckland dairy this evening. The incident happened at the Hylite Dairy on Great North Rd in Grey Lynn ......

 2018-06-19 17:54 

New Zealand Herald

Is this New Zealand's costliest leaky building disaster?...

Owners of Auckland's 99-unit Mountain View apartment complex are paying nearly $44 million to fix leak, seismic, structural and fire protection issues and one expert says the bill could set a record ......

 2018-06-19 17:13 

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Weighty issue: Auckland schoolkids are 2kg heavier...

Auckland school children are almost 2kg heavier than they were seven years ago.The third annual Healthy Auckland Together monitoring report, released today, shows the average weight of Auckland children ......

 2018-06-19 17:11 

New Zealand Herald

Nasa's scary 30-year-old warning that we ignored...

We were warned.On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told the US Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching - it had already arrived.The testimony of the top ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Prem baby study hopes to prevent learning issues later in life...

Premature babies are two to five times more likely to develop learning difficulties later in life but a new study hopes to change that.Brain scans of days-old premature babies will be carried out in ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Big transport spend-up but not everyone will be happy...

Auckland Transport is expected to sign off a brand-new 10-year budget today, allocating $10 billion in capital expenditure and another $6.5b for running costs. It will mean improved roads all over the ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

NZ women having abortions earlier in pregnancy...

New Zealand women are having abortions earlier in their pregnancy a trend which has been welcomed by Family Planning.In 2017, 59 per cent of abortions in New Zealand took place before the 10th week ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

'We lost everything ... I just want her to live in safety'...

She's seen some of the world's greatest humanitarian crises from the front lines with Tearfund. Now 33-year-old Aucklander Helen Manson wants her photographs to do the storytelling for her.Today is ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Long list of factors influencing ABs line-up...

Oh, to have been a fly on the wall during the All Blacks' selection meeting for this third test against France.What would have been gleaned from that privileged position is fascinating to ponder, as ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Council's memory caught short over loo...

The old Fay Richwhite building at the corner of Wyndham and Queen Sts is called The SAP Tower these days. The name seems strangely appropriate given the easy victory, the current owners, Robert Jones ......

 2018-06-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Sideswipe: Fishy business in China...

A mass of sea creatures rained down on the Chinese city of Qingdao during a storm last week. Mysterious Universe reports: "The phenomenon of "fish rain" or "animal rain" is a rare, but very real, weather ......

 2018-06-19 00:50 

New Zealand Herald

Motorway madness: Tagging costs $60k a month...

It costs more than $60,000 a month to remove graffiti from Auckland motorways.NZ Transport Agency acting system manager Wayne Oldfield said 123 tags were removed from motorway structures, fences, signs ......

 2018-06-19 00:46 

New Zealand Herald

Fleeing kidnapper caught by off-duty cop jailed...

A fleeing kidnapper nabbed by Canterbury's top cop on a day off has today been jailed for three years. Michael Mamea, 31, hijacked a car with a man sleeping inside early on September 23 last year in ......

 2018-06-19 00:40 

New Zealand Herald

England fans react to rough treatment of captain Kane...

He shares a name with a WWE legend and Harry Kane found himself in a wrestling match during England's 2-1 win over Tunisia in its World Cup opener on Tuesday morning.With England posing a regular threat ......

 2018-06-19 00:34 

New Zealand Herald

No more money for nurses: Government...

There is no more money on the table for nurses' pay but the way the offer is split between the ranks could be rejigged to make it more palatable, Government ministers say.Nurses have rejected a half ......

 2018-06-19 00:31 

New Zealand Herald

Lord of the Fries set to open 13 NZ stores...

Plant-based fast food franchise Lord of the Fries is gearing up to open its Queenstown store next month and plans to open 12 more across New Zealand.The Australian company, which currently has two stores ......

 2018-06-19 00:25 

New Zealand Herald

Emilia Clarke's emotional goodbye to GOT...

The 31-year-old actress took to Instagram on Sunday (17.06.18) to reveal she had visited the set of the hit HBO fantasy drama — which will air its eighth and final season next year — in order to officially ......

 2018-06-19 00:24 

New Zealand Herald

Holidaying Hamilton man facing $1.7m theft charge, arrest warrant issued...

A Hamilton man has been accused of theft over his alleged use of $1.7 million against the instructions of the financial services firm he worked for.An arrest warrant has been issued for Richard James ......

 2018-06-19 00:24 

New Zealand Herald

Park users win, golfers lose: The battle for Chamberlain Park...

The High Court has ruled against a group that opposed new uses for part of an Auckland golf course and in favour of park users in the battle over Chamberlain Park.Save Chamberlain Park Inc lost its ......

 2018-06-19 00:14 

New Zealand Herald

Heartbreak Island duo hooked up after elimination...
 2018-06-18 23:43 

New Zealand Herald

'Gentle bonk' email: Doctor indecently assaulted impaired patient...

A former Oamaru doctor who emailed a patient's mother inviting her daughter for a "gentle bonk'' has admitted touching her inappropriately over several years.At the Timaru District Court yesterday ......

 2018-06-18 23:30 

New Zealand Herald

Pesky plastics: Five household products to target...

The end of single-use plastic bags in New Zealand is looking increasingly likely, but Auckland University of Technology Engineering Professor Thomas Neitzert says other troublesome products need targeting ......

 2018-06-18 22:56 

New Zealand Herald

Teen permanently banned from Airbnb after house trashed...

The teenager who booked an Airbnb property for an alcohol-fuelled party in Dunedin last Saturday night has been permanently banned from the site.Dunedin Airbnb host Jeremy Craw arrived shortly after ......

 2018-06-18 22:56 

New Zealand Herald

Anna Paquin's intense gym routine...
 2018-06-18 22:55 

New Zealand Herald

Plague of midges attack English football side...

As England stepped out on the Volgograd Arena pitch on Monday evening, they had more than Tunisia's starting team to contend with.Jesse Lingard, Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck were among a host of ......

 2018-06-18 22:30 

New Zealand Herald

Eden Park, helicopter, pink Range Rover: Is this NZ's most elaborate wedding proposal?...

A Kiwi man has dropped to one knee in what could be the most elaborate marriage proposal New Zealand has ever seen. Reminiscent of Kanye West's proposal to Kim Kardashian, fitness mogul and social media ......

 2018-06-18 21:41 

New Zealand Herald

'$4 million missing': I'm on holiday, says ex-staffer as arrest warrant issued...

A Hamilton man in a High Court fight with his former employer over a missing $4 million has been charged with theft by a person in a special relationship - and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.A ......

 2018-06-18 21:38 

New Zealand Herald

DIY retailers pull ionisation smoke alarms...

Major DIY stores across the country are pulling ionisation smoke alarms after tests showed they performed "poorly". Ionisation alarms give much less warning of smouldering fires than photoelectric alarms ......

 2018-06-18 20:01 

New Zealand Herald

Wig-wearing bank robber jailed...

Waikato's wig-wearing robber has been jailed.Nicholas Ramon Quaife put a gun down his pants, donned a black wig, glasses, black pants and a white shirt before entering ASB Bank at The Base shopping ......

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