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Teen charged with manslaughter over crash
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:26

A teenager has been charged with manslaughter after a fatal crash claimed the life of 19-year-old plumber Ravineel Avikash Sharma in August.Today poli...

Airbnb offers a night in an Lego house - with unlimited bricks
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:26

If you've ever longed to stay up all night playing with Lego, this could be your lucky day.Airbnb are offering an incredible overnight experience in t...

Investigation launched into former Waikato DHB chief Nigel Murray's spending
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:23

Health Minister David Clark has directed the State Services Commissioner to launch an investigation into the circumstances surrounding allegations of ...

Stuart Nash rejects plan to actively hire police from overseas
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:24

Police Minister Stuart Nash is now rejecting his earlier idea of actively recruiting police from overseas, following concerns from Cabinet colleague N...

If you only eat three meals in Mexico City, make sure they're at these spots
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:25

In the Mexican capital, ancient history is ever-present - there are Aztec ruins in the metro, for Tlaloc's sake - and interacting with the now. Mexico...

Staying at the Radisson Blu, Amritsar
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 03:26

Aimee Shaw checks into the Radisson Blu, Amritsar. Location: This luxury five-star, international-class hotel is 8km from Sri Guru Ram Dass Internat...

Whale's playtime offers rare experience for kayakers off Tauranga
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 23:24

A rare encounter with an inquisitive whale has given a group of kayakers the experience of a lifetime.The five kayakers were part of an excursion aboa...

The people behind Instagram's wildly popular travel photography accounts
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:25

When a workplace accident left her on bed rest for nine months in 2013, Nastasia Yakoub's future in nursing was uncertain at best."I fell into depress...

Man seriously injured in Mangere crash
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 19:26

A man has been seriously injured in a crash in the Auckland suburb of Mangere East tonight.Two vehicles - a white car and a ute, according to one witn...

Six arrested in Otara ahead of Samoa-Tonga league match
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:27

Six people have been arrested for disorderly behaviour and possession of offensive weapons in the Auckland suburb of Otara tonight.A police spokeswoma...

Staying at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Denarau Island
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:24

Gia Garrick checks into a Luxury Room with Beach Club access Check-in experience: My bags are whisked away and I'm handed a fresh juice — whic...

Pacific Island marine life
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:31

Jane Jurgens finds Pacific Island marine reserves to soothe the consciences of eco-savvy snorkellers Tokelau This tiny nation became the first entire...

Staying in luxury at the newly-restored Burgenstock Hotels and Resort on Switzerland's Lake Lucerne
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:32

Justine Tyerman indulges at a historic Swiss celebrity haunt that's been newly-restored There's nothing to differentiate between the sky, the pool and...

Academics see better treatment options after finding 12 subtypes of depression
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 09:27

Academics have identified 12 subtypes of depression which could help experts better treat the thousands of New Zealanders who seek help each year.Auck...

Class trip leaves boy behind in park
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 03:29

A young boy was taken back to a childcare centre by police after being left alone in Woodhaugh Gardens yesterday afternoon.Police were called at 2pm a...

Herald daily quiz: November 2
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 01:29

• App users try the quiz here. nzherald.co.nz - National

Flying from San Francisco to Washington DC with United Airlines
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 23:23

Tejas Lamb flies from San Francisco to Washington DC with United Airlines. The plane: A Boeing 737-900. Class: Economy. Flight time: Five hours. M...

Cruising: Catherine the great
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 21:25

Every day of his river cruise from Avignon to Lyon was a highlight, writes David Libeau. Boarding Uniworld's SS Catherine in Avignon on a gorgeous sun...

Kaiapoi Lotto player wins $1 million, Powerball rolls over to $25 million
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:27

Nobody won Powerball tonight but one lucky Lotto player from Kaiapoi will be taking home a cool $ 1 million in Lotto First Division. The winning tick...

Wellington: Weta's infestation
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:35

The capital's streets, parks, museums, airport and zoo are teeming with lifelike creations from the workshop, writes Bronwyn Sell. Growing up in small...

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