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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Q+A: Trade Minister Todd McClay interviewed by Corin Dann

In a signed article published prior to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's official visit to New Zealand, the country's Ambassador to China John McKinnon described the relationship between the two countries...

Prison love: Dunedin woman meets up with prisoner boyfriend in US jail

It was the Dunedin 23-year-old's first overseas trip, and she found a country in turmoil. While the eyes of the world were fixed on Washington DC, she headed towards Ohio to meet the man who was occu...

Father and son pulled from ute and attacked with baseball bats in Palmerston North

A 38-year-old man and his 13-year-old son were assaulted by men using baseball bats after being pulled from their car in Palmerston North, police say. A police car out in the community. 6 July 2016. ...

Missing jogger spends second night in Piha bush

Searchers are continuing continue to scour rugged terrain and treacherous seas of an Auckland beach for a missing young woman. Kim Bambus (21) told her friends she was going for a run at Piha on Frid...

Billionaire Richard Branson to meet two NZ PMs in two days while in the country for speaki...

Billionaire Sir Richard Branson, 66, jetted into Auckland on Friday and Spy understands he is staying in the $10,000-a-night Penthouse at the Pullman hotel, a stone's throw from his event, An Evening...

Man dies after car crash on State Highway 6 in Marlborough

Police investigate a fatal crash in Marlborough, where a car left State Highway 6 and ended up in a vineyard. A man is dead and three other people have been injured after a car left a Marlborough roa...

Search for missing Tauranga boatie resumes

The search continues for missing Te Awamutu boatie Karl Earwaker, who's capsized 5.6m fibreglass Sea Nymph was discovered two nautical miles south of Mayor Island on Tuesday. File Photo. The search f...

Tourist found dead after he was swept off a cliff by a rogue wave in Bali while he took a ...

Auckland man Temson Junior Simeki leapt into the sea in an attempt to save his girlfriend. The father of an Auckland man found in Bali says his son's body was "unrecognisable" but the family was glad...

Temson Junior Simeki’s family arrive in Bali for girlfriend Leonie Hafke and search

A body believed to be missing Kiwi, Temson Mannie Junior Simeki, has been pulled from the water in Bali. (Facebook). A body believed to be that of a missing 23-year-old New Zealand tourist has been f...

NZ Women’s Peace Organisation Supports Call for SAS Inquiry

Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne says an inquiry into the actions of the SAS is vital. It comes amid claims New Zealand troops killed civilians in a botched Afghanistan raid in 2010. Mr Dunne to...

Afghan villagers enlist New Zealand lawyers over SAS raid

A group of lawyers including Roger Harrison QC says the New Zealand Government is obliged under international law to hold an inquiry into a 2010 SAS raid in Afghanistan. Lawyer Deborah Manning told T...

SAS soldier backs up Afghan raid claims – Herald calls for inquiry

The oldest women's peace organisation in New Zealand is supporting calls for a full inquiry into allegations that New Zealand soldiers were involved in a serious military attack on civilians in Afgha...

Rain and cloud forecast for Friday and the weekend

More rain is on the cards this weekend and the beginning of next week, which may cause more disruption to areas already affected by recent storms and flooding. From today through to Saturday, light r...

Pod of orca delight Lyttelton Harbour locals

A pod of orca were spotted cruising around Lyttelton Harbour on Friday morning. Pictured: an orca breaks the surface in Akaroa Harbour in January. A pod of orca have been spotted in Lyttelton Harbour...

Lotto’s $6.5 million winner comes forward

The search for the winner of a $6.5 million Lotto prize left unclaimed for almost two weeks is over. The winning ticket for the Powerball First Division prize drawn on March 11 was sold by Gisborne's...

New Zealand SAS ‘could have committed war crimes’ during attack on Afghan vill...

Six people — including a three-year-old girl — were killed in the botched raid and now lawyers for their relatives are demanding a full, independent inquiry. 24 March 2017. Lawyers for Afghans whose ...

Former Farmers boss killed in crash

Former Farmers boss Rod McDermott, who died in a car crash on Wednesday, transformed the business into a "world class" retailer, says owner David Norman. McDermott had been with the company for 25 ye...

Police investigate serious assault in Christchurch

A public reserve has been cordoned off as more than 20 police investigators try to piece together how a man was left with serious injuries in a beachside Christchurch car park. Police have also visit...

Auckland man accused of indecent acts while on cycleway

Auckland's popular music station Humm FM 106.2 hosted the most exhilarating Holi celebrations 'Colours in the Park 2017' on Saturday, March 18 at Three Kings Reserve in Mt Eden, and it was filled wit...

Labour leader Andrew Little headed to court over defamation case

A National Party donor has rejected an apology from Andrew Little, and he's taking the matter to court. Earl Hagaman won a major hotel management contract in Niue for his Scenic Hotel Group in Septem...