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Ancient kauri reveals Arctic warming period
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:23

An ancient kauri tree preserved in a Northland swamp has revealed a curious period of warming on the other side of the planet.Scientists have been abl...

How to survive a marathon flight
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:30

Surviving long-haul flights wasn't Akshay Nanavati's top concern as a Marine. Nanavati, who served as a communication liaison in Iraq, worried more ab...

Five of the best museums for kids in London
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:23

Keep the kids entertained at these educational spaces HMS Belfast At this unique museum, kids can hop aboard a preserved WWII warship — the l...

Rugby mad on the French Riviera
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:26

Catherine Masters enjoys a short visit to the gateway to Provence — a city renowned for shipwrecks, marine heroes and footy stars Toulon is li...

Maori Party candidate Wetex Kang cleared of bribery by Electoral Commission
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:23

The Electoral Commission has cleared a Maori Party candidate, whose campaign was accused of bribing voters with online cash credits.Botany candidate W...

Warriors poised to announce Hiku signing
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:31

Versatile Kiwis international Peta Hiku appears set to rejoin the NRL with his former club the Warriors. Rugby League

Vote 2017: The Big Issues - watch a rundown of the parties' law and order policies
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:22

Aggravated robberies and burglaries have put law and order in the spotlight this election, as has the country's booming prison population and the bill...

Klemmer takes out Fittler Origin medal
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:30

David Klemmer has beaten James Tedesco to take out the Brad Fittler medal as the Blues' player of the Origin series on Monday night. Rugby League

Inland Revenue: Our staff did not leak Winston Peters' superannuation details
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 05:27

Inland Revenue has concluded an investigation and found its staff members were not the source of a leak of Winston Peters' private information.In a st...

State of the art care facility to open on lake's edge
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:24

More freedom and a sense of normality is what residents of the new state-of-the-art dementia village in Ngongotaha are looking forward to when doors o...

Herald daily quiz: September 12
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:31

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

Police search for missing woman in Waimakariri forest
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:24

Police are searching for a woman with special needs who has gone missing in the Mt Thomas Forest Conservation area in Waimakariri in Canterbury.Moniqu...

Flanagan, Barrett fined over NRL ref blast
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 21:24

Cronulla's Shane Flanagan and Manly's Trent Barrett will be fined by the NRL for their criticism of the referees. Rugby League

Five of the best music festivals in Europe
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:24

These celebrations of sound will keep you rocking all summer long Glastonbury, UK Getting muddy at Glastonbury is one of those bucket list festival...

What to do if your holiday is disrupted by a terrorist attack
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:22

By Christopher Elliott Julie Hanahan had just checked into the Citadines Las Ramblas, an apartment hotel along Barcelona's famous La Rambla pedestrian...

Kahu may miss NZ's World Cup campaign
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:29

Brisbane's Jordan Kahu may miss New Zealand's Rugby League World Cup campaign due to end of season groin surgery. Rugby League

Easy day for English nearly derailed
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:24

It should have been a straightforward day for Bill English.The National leader spent the day in blue territory, Otaki and Levin, with National's core ...

These are some of the most ridiculously bad tourism campaigns of all time
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:24

By Lauren McMah Tourism campaigns have a very clear-cut purpose: to promote countries, cities and regions as places tourists want to visit.But there h...

Tauranga is New Zealand's most mispronounced place name
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:25

Tauranga has been identified as New Zealand's most mispronounced place name on Google Maps. To coincide with Maori Language Week, which ends on Septe...

LAX's therapy dogs help stressed passengers one pet at a time
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 05:24

By Whitney Friedlander Most families who have just taken a cross-country flight can't get out of the airport fast enough. But Washington, D.C. residen...

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