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Auckland Council opts for middle ground on culture war between heritage and intensification

The Devonport-Takapuna Local Board is firmly in favour of protecting Special Character Areas. Photo / NZME Auckland councillors have...

Jul 1 · 3 min read >

Intellectually disabled man doled out multiple wedgies to random children

The man was dealt with in the Porirua District Court this afternoon. Photo / NZME A man described to...

Jun 30 · 2 min read >

Local Focus: Rob Tucker and the cream of NZ photojournalists to auction images for Taranaki Hospice

New ZealandUpdated 30 Jun, 2022 03:32 AM3 minutes to read From the Princess Di to his cleaner, Rob Tucker’s...

Jun 30 · 1 min read >

Vicious Hawkes Bay prison assault: inmate stabs guard 12 times in face

High security fencing at Hawkes Bay Prison, Mangaroa. Photo / Warren Buckland An inmate stabbed an officer 12 times...

Jun 30 · 50 sec read >

Christchurch stabbing: Funeral held for woman killed while heading home

A funeral service has been held for Laisa Waka Tunidau, who was fatally stabbed in Christchurch on Saturday. Image...

Jun 30 · 1 min read >

Butcher’s ad about processing mother-in-law meat not in breach of Advertising Standards Authority rules

A complaint was made to the Advertising Standards Authority but the watchdog did not find grounds to proceed. Photo...

Jun 30 · 57 sec read >

Country Calendar’s Lake Hawea Station episode criticised online

Geoff and Justine Ross on Lake Hawea Station. Photo / Supplied The latest Country Calendar episode about Australasia’s first...

Jun 29 · 2 min read >

Enduring power of attorney takes money, sells asset while lawyer fails to act

A lawyer acted as a witness on the signing of a client’s enduring power of attorney authority, despite being...

Jun 29 · 3 min read >

Herald afternoon quiz: June 29

Test your brains with the Herald’s afternoon quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz for the morning quiz...

Jun 29 · 7 sec read >

West Auckland car park murder: Angry scenes in court as trio plead not guilty

A person was taken to hospital in a critical condition following an incident at Harold Moody Park, Glen Eden. ...

Jun 29 · 59 sec read >