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These once-dodgy destinations are now safe for holidaymakers
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:49

Rarely a week goes by without news of a terrorist attack somewhere in the world. Distressing scenes are relayed to our living rooms and comment­ators...

No people injured, one cow killed in Auckland crash
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:52

An Auckland cow had a taste of freedom this evening after escaping its paddock - but it was sadly short-lived.The cow was hit and killed by a car arou...

Christmas Island wants to be the next big tourist hotspot
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:00

Christmas Island, the remote Australian territory well known for its immigration detention centre, is on a mission to change its image and reinvent it...

Other JT ready to step up for Cowboys
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:58

North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo has not ruled out a repeat of his season-opening heroics in Saturday night's NRL clash in Canberra. Rugby Leagu...

Staying at the Washington Westin in Washington DC
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:05

Check-in experience: Slick — as any half-decent business hotel should be. What's in the neighbourhood: The hotel is right by Thomas Circle, a ...

Warriors' Luke out for a fortnight
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:59

Warriors hooker Issac Luke will hopefully return from a dislocated shoulder within a fortnight, according to coach Stephen Kearney. Rugby League

New Rotary Club president thanks the man she once was
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:51

Rotary Club of Queenstown's new transgender president has thanked the man she used to be as she takes office.Monica Mulholland made national news last...

Herald daily quiz: June 29
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:54

• App users try the quiz here. - National

He Tangata: Eve Reilly of Poronui Lodge
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:46

I grew up in Ireland, in County Tipperary with three older brothers and a younger sister. Growing up in the country, my childhood was very rural, ridi...

Man has travel card implanted into hand to make catching public transport easier
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:46

A Sydney biohacker has come up with a way of getting home even if he loses his wallet - and all it involves is a simple wave of the hand.But be warned...

Flight check: Cairns to Brisbane on Virgin Australia
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:46

The plane: A Boeing 737-800. Class: Economy. Price: This flight usually costs about $ 397. On time: Boarding was delayed by more than 10 minute...

Raiders back Taylor to railroad Cowboys
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:53

Canberra prop Dave Taylor will get another chance to resurrect his NRL career against North Queensland. Rugby League

Glenn feared money running out at Broncos
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:13

New Zealand back-rower Alex Glenn admits he thought money was running out for a new Broncos deal, after the big money re-signing of Anthony Milford. ...

Hong Kong: Motu Kiwi serving delicious NZ cuisine
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:55

I'm almost ashamed to admit one of the best Kiwi meal experiences I may ever enjoy in my life happened in Hong Kong. As part of my research into the c...

Underage teens' access to alcohol becoming 'out of control' in Dunedin
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:05

Dunedin police are investigating further allegations of sober drivers peddling alcohol to underage teens, as more parents come forward with concerns.A...

Herald daily quiz: June 28
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:01

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New Zealand roadtrip - a mouse's tale
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:59

Deep in the hills of Arthur's Pass I could hear the voice of Sir David Attenborough as I set up my Navman HD dashcam to catch a glimpse of the wildlif...

Knights throw SKD a lifeline
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:49

Newcastle have signed former Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall in a deal which will allow him to play for the club immediately. Rugby League

Woman stabs man in West Auckland domestic incident
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:03

A man has been taken to hospital after receiving multiple stab wounds at a property on Woodford Ave in Henderson.A police spokesman said the man had b...

Disappointment after 'fireworks' at Viaduct Harbour turn out to be a fizzer
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:55

Thousands of people who lined the Viaduct Harbour this evening to celebrate Team New Zealand winning the America's Cup were left bemused after the fir...

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