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Quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral to be restored
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 09:26

The Anglican Synod has decided to reinstate Christ Church Cathedral.In a decision revealed this afternoon, the church has announced it will now work w...

Local Focus: Coromandel Candidates - Mining in the Coromandel?
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 07:30

Coromandel candidates give their answers to the important local questions this election.Scott Summerfield for the Greens, Scott Simpson for National, ...

Bellamy's a mate says Eels coach Arthur
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 03:24

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says he hasn't forgotten that his rival on Saturday Craig Bellamy gave him his NRL coaching start and that they're good m...

Local Focus: Tukituki Candidates - Who is our most respected politician?
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:23

Tukituki candidates give their answers to the important local questions this election.Lawrence Yule for National, Anna Lorck for Labour, and Chris Per...

Seibold puts onus on Souths NRL players
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 23:29

New South Sydney coach Anthony Seibold is backing his coaching philosophy to identify which players can bring them back to the NRL finals. Rugby Leag...

Key match-ups in Storm-Eels NRL final
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:24

Fijian stars Suliasi Vunivalu and Semi Radradra headline the key match-ups in the NRL qualifying final between Melbourne and Parramatta. Rugby League

Minor Party leaders' debate: The verdicts are in
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:24

Our NZ Herald expert panel give their views after tonight's minor Party leaders' debate in which potential kingmakers and deal breakers the Green Part...

Security guard explains why he dumped dying man at a bus stop
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:26

The security guard who dumped a dying man at a bus stop says he believed it was the best way to get him more help.Nigel McFall was working in security...

No Sharks mercy for NRL's battered Cowboys
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:27

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan won't buy into the adversity surrounding North Queensland ahead of Sunday's NRL elimination final at Allianz Stadium. R...

Watch: Cochlear implants allow baby to hear for the first time
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:34

Gethin Thompson's eyes lit up the first time he heard a sound.The 15-month-old was born profoundly deaf so when he said his first word it was even mor...

Five of the best places to take a photo in Rome
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:27

Capture the essence of your Roman holiday by selecting your snapping spots carefully Aventine Hill One of the seven hills of Ancient Rome, you'll get...

Robinson calls for NRL coaches' union
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:35

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson says the sacking of good mate Michael Maguire is proof the NRL needs a coaches' union. Rugby League

Kapiti Expressway noise a 'breach of human rights'
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:25

Sleep-deprived residents living near the new Kapiti Expressway claim their human rights are being breached by night-time noise.Bernie Randall, a membe...

Sharks can go back-to-back, says Ennis
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 03:24

Former Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis says the Sharks can still become the first side to win back-to-back NRL premierships since 1993. Rugby League

Staying at the St. Regis Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:31

Dan Ahwa stays at the St. Regis Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Getting there: Auckland to Singapore via Singapore Airlines for a quick 1.5 hour stopover at th...

Derek Cheng: First World problems
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:24

I've seen 'Eat Pray Love' - I know what to expect, says Derek Cheng. It's insufferable. The slow drawl of time. The onslaught of boredom. The sheer di...

House of Travel offers international stopover packages in Singapore from $1
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:25

Long-haul travel is about to get a whole lot cheaper for Kiwis.Singapore Airlines, with travel agency House of Travel, is offering international stopo...

Robyn Pearce: Travel light and you'll save time
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:25

Have you ever cursed as you struggle with heavy and cumbersome luggage on holidays? I certainly have. By the end of my first big international trip, o...

No Boyd, no worries for Brisbane: Bennett
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:25

Wayne Bennett is unconcerned by injured skipper Darius Boyd being sidelined, saying the fullback's absence may be a good thing for Brisbane in the NRL...

Five of the best hikes in Scotland
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:27

Head out into the wilderness for a few days on one of these scenic Scottish routes Arran Coastal Way One of Scotland's Great Trails, this hike, which...

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