Motorist shares advice after taking on Waka Kotahi for compensation over pothole damage on State Highway 1 and winning

Scott Hearn fought Waka Kotahi for compensation over a damaged wheel he was forced to replace after driving over a pothole....
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Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s war on road cones: Abandoned cones can now be reported to AT

In a Twitter poll by Wayne Brown asking whether people were sick of road cones, three-quarters of respondents by the time...
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Wild weather: Polar blast brings gales, heavy rain for Auckland, North Island, snow for South Island

Snow will be welcome news for skiers, especially those heading to the Tūroa and Whakapapa ski fields operated by embattled company...
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Hamilton man blackmailed, published sex videos of woman wearing blindfold

Tuhewa Earl Downs was jailed on charges of blackmail, making and publishing an online recording and threatening to kill. Photo /...
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Herald afternoon quiz: June 30

Which Hollywood legend directed the music video for Michael Jackson’s 1980s hit Bad? Photo / Supplied Are you smarter than a...
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Attempted murder case of Rotorua man Karl Nyman reopened by police

Police have reopened an investigation into the attempted murder of Rotorua man Karl Anders Nyman, who was shot outside his home...
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Auckland Harbour Bridge speed reduced, closures possible as severe gales hit city

Waka Kotahi says speed restrictions will be in place and lane closures on the Harbour Bridge are likely, and a full...
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Milton retail worker sacked for sharing anti-vax view wins $10k payout

A salesperson who voiced her anti-vax views with a customer challenged her “disgraceful” sacking. Photo / 123RF A Milton retail worker...
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National leader Christopher Luxon hits the streets of Kerikeri during visit to Far North

The cost-of-living crisis, substandard healthcare and roads, growing separatism and establishing better connections between Northland and Auckland were among the hot...
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Operation Silk: Judge steps in to settle dispute over drugs dealt by key BoP Mongol

The sentencing of Mongols gang member Rauawa Fitzgerald, pictured, wasn’t that straightforward for Justice Melanie Harland. Photo / Belinda Feek There...
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