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    Herald afternoon quiz: April 19

    Herald afternoon quiz: April 19


    Test your brains with the Herald's revamped afternoon quiz. Be sure to check on nzherald.co.nz tomorrow morning for another trivia fix with our new morning quiz. Android users please click here ‌ To...

    Test your brains with the Herald's revamped afternoon quiz. Be sure to check on nzherald.co.nz tomorrow morning for another trivia fix with our new morning quiz. Android users please click here ‌ To challenge...
    Political Roundup: Progressives despair over the CGT decision

    Political Roundup: Progressives despair over the CGT decision


    COMMENT: It really was a shock for the political left. The capital gains tax, in some form or another, was accepted as a major part of the battle to create a more equal New Zealand. It had come to symbolise the struggle...

    COMMENT: It really was a shock for the political left. The capital gains tax, in some form or another, was accepted as a major part of the battle to create a more equal New Zealand. It had come to symbolise the struggle against...
    'Why didn't you like it?': The questions people asked after man was raped by a woman

    'Why didn't you like it?': The questions people asked after man was raped by a woman


    WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Some readers may find the content distressing. Josh remembers yelling over and over for her to stop. But she didn't. He has to deal with people asking 'how a 6 foot 3 guy could be raped' or 'why I...

    WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Some readers may find the content distressing. Josh remembers yelling over and over for her to stop. But she didn't. He has to deal with people asking 'how a 6 foot 3 guy could be raped' or 'why I didn't...
    Award-winning Tauranga resident being made Fellow of Royal Society of London

    Award-winning Tauranga resident being made Fellow of Royal Society of London


    An award-winning Tauranga mathematician, whose research into rotating black holes was recently proven, is to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society of London. The first image ever captured of a black hole was publicly released...

    An award-winning Tauranga mathematician, whose research into rotating black holes was recently proven, is to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society of London. The first image ever captured of a black hole was publicly released on...
    Jacinda Ardern named world's second greatest leader by Fortune Magazine

    Jacinda Ardern named world's second greatest leader by Fortune Magazine


    American magazine Fortune has named New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the world's second greatest leader.Fortune praised Ardern for her leadership after the Christchurch mosque attacks."Jacinda Ardern had already...

    American magazine Fortune has named New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the world's second greatest leader.Fortune praised Ardern for her leadership after the Christchurch mosque attacks."Jacinda Ardern had already broken...
    Police are hunting an Auckland Harbour Bridge hit and run driver after crash flipped car

    Police are hunting an Auckland Harbour Bridge hit and run driver after crash flipped car


    An Auckland driver feared he was about to careen off the Auckland Harbour Bridge after being hit and flipped by a four-wheel-drive.Police are still hunting for the driver of the four-wheel-drive after they failed to stop at...

    An Auckland driver feared he was about to careen off the Auckland Harbour Bridge after being hit and flipped by a four-wheel-drive.Police are still hunting for the driver of the four-wheel-drive after they failed to stop at the...
    Politics off the Pike River table as National backs re-entry

    Politics off the Pike River table as National backs re-entry


    The National Party is accepting advice that the Pike River re-entry can now be done safely, taking politics off the table on an issue that has been a bitter political battleground.Yesterday, the party's Pike River recovery...

    The National Party is accepting advice that the Pike River re-entry can now be done safely, taking politics off the table on an issue that has been a bitter political battleground.Yesterday, the party's Pike River recovery spokesman,...
    'Avoid like the plague': Easter traffic grinds to halt on SH1 northbound

    'Avoid like the plague': Easter traffic grinds to halt on SH1 northbound


    The Good Friday sun might be shining but traffic congestion on the roads is looking bleak.Kiwis heading north from Auckland for the Easter break are especially suffering.Photos posted to Facebook's Warkworth and Districts...

    The Good Friday sun might be shining but traffic congestion on the roads is looking bleak.Kiwis heading north from Auckland for the Easter break are especially suffering.Photos posted to Facebook's Warkworth and Districts Traffic...
    Easter weather: Enjoy the sun now before the rain comes

    Easter weather: Enjoy the sun now before the rain comes


    Get outside and enjoy the sun before it's too late. That seems to be the message from weather forecasters heading into the Easter long weekend as most of the country can expect clear skies today before a rainy front makes its...

    Get outside and enjoy the sun before it's too late. That seems to be the message from weather forecasters heading into the Easter long weekend as most of the country can expect clear skies today before a rainy front makes its way...
    New self-defence evidence prompts re-sentencing in Rotorua stabbing case

    New self-defence evidence prompts re-sentencing in Rotorua stabbing case


    A woman who stabbed her partner, giving him life-threatening injuries, is due to be re-sentenced after new evidence suggests she was acting in self-defence.After a jury trial in the Rotorua District Court, Riingi Puni Mark was...

    A woman who stabbed her partner, giving him life-threatening injuries, is due to be re-sentenced after new evidence suggests she was acting in self-defence.After a jury trial in the Rotorua District Court, Riingi Puni Mark was sentenced...
    Tikipunga Tavern patrons wrestle gun from man who stormed into Whangarei bar

    Tikipunga Tavern patrons wrestle gun from man who stormed into Whangarei bar


    A witness has described how "heroes" wrestled a loaded shotgun from a man with his finger on the trigger and how a shot was fired, narrowly missing them and other patrons at a Whangārei tavern.The drama unfolded on...

    A witness has described how "heroes" wrestled a loaded shotgun from a man with his finger on the trigger and how a shot was fired, narrowly missing them and other patrons at a Whangārei tavern.The drama unfolded on Wednesday...
    Older brother remembers harrowing news of brother's mysterious death

    Older brother remembers harrowing news of brother's mysterious death


    The family of Gevnesh Prasad were told not to wait for him and to eat their dinner, setting some aside for when he got home.Sadly, the young pilot never arrived.In March, Prasad gained his wings and accomplished a lifelong...

    The family of Gevnesh Prasad were told not to wait for him and to eat their dinner, setting some aside for when he got home.Sadly, the young pilot never arrived.In March, Prasad gained his wings and accomplished a lifelong dream...
    Herald morning quiz: April 19

    Herald morning quiz: April 19


    Test your brains with the Herald's revamped quiz. Be sure to check on nzherald.co.nz tomorrow morning for another trivia fix with our new morning quiz. Android users please click here ‌ To challenge yourself...

    Test your brains with the Herald's revamped quiz. Be sure to check on nzherald.co.nz tomorrow morning for another trivia fix with our new morning quiz. Android users please click here ‌ To challenge yourself with...
    Fijian Indian who has lived in New Zealand most of her life abused by man on Auckland train

    Fijian Indian who has lived in New Zealand most of her life abused by man on Auckland train


    A train commuter harrassed for 20 minutes by a drunk passenger says staff on the service were unwilling to help.Sabrina, who asked that her surname not be published, describes herself as a Fijian Indian and believes there was...

    A train commuter harrassed for 20 minutes by a drunk passenger says staff on the service were unwilling to help.Sabrina, who asked that her surname not be published, describes herself as a Fijian Indian and believes there was a...
    Police name elderly woman who was found dead trapped beneath vehicle in central Auckland

    Police name elderly woman who was found dead trapped beneath vehicle in central Auckland


    Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman who was found dead beneath a car in central Auckland over the weekend.Paula Anne Middleton was found on Saturday beneath a vehicle in a driveway on Fairholme Ave around...

    Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman who was found dead beneath a car in central Auckland over the weekend.Paula Anne Middleton was found on Saturday beneath a vehicle in a driveway on Fairholme Ave around 8.45am.The...
    Police close down Dunedin cannabis festival

    Police close down Dunedin cannabis festival


    Council and police officers today closed down a planned cannabis festival near Outram, but organisers have vowed the show will go on at a different site.Dunedin City Council community services general manager Simon Pickford...

    Council and police officers today closed down a planned cannabis festival near Outram, but organisers have vowed the show will go on at a different site.Dunedin City Council community services general manager Simon Pickford turned...
    Two dogs euthanised for attacking cats in South Auckland

    Two dogs euthanised for attacking cats in South Auckland


    Two dogs have been euthanised following a series of attacks on cats in South Auckland. Since February 6, the Auckland Council has received three reports of animal attacks and eight reports of tan or brown dogs roaming in...

    Two dogs have been euthanised following a series of attacks on cats in South Auckland. Since February 6, the Auckland Council has received three reports of animal attacks and eight reports of tan or brown dogs roaming in Weymouth....
    Young pilot Gevnesh Prasad died before starting new career above the clouds, death remains unexplained

    Young pilot Gevnesh Prasad died before starting new career above the clouds, death remains unexplained


    A life above the clouds was always what Gevnesh Prasad dreamed about, but on Saturday he died a few weeks short of realising his dream job.The 24-year-old was found dead near the Auckland Viaduct over the weekend, his family...

    A life above the clouds was always what Gevnesh Prasad dreamed about, but on Saturday he died a few weeks short of realising his dream job.The 24-year-old was found dead near the Auckland Viaduct over the weekend, his family receiving...
    Breakdowns, crashes, fires causing delays on Auckland motorways

    Breakdowns, crashes, fires causing delays on Auckland motorways


    Motorways throughout the Auckland network are starting to swell as holidaymakers make their way out of the city, but many are facing delays.A car fire in the Northwestern Motorway's right lane is delaying motorists heading...

    Motorways throughout the Auckland network are starting to swell as holidaymakers make their way out of the city, but many are facing delays.A car fire in the Northwestern Motorway's right lane is delaying motorists heading towards...
    'I know I'll never see justice': Man speaks out about being raped in the army showers

    'I know I'll never see justice': Man speaks out about being raped in the army showers


    Graphic warning: This content may be distressing for some readers. Terry King, 65, was gang-raped in the Burnham Military Camp showers in 1975. He has told his harrowing story for the first time as part of CTV's Challenge the...

    Graphic warning: This content may be distressing for some readers. Terry King, 65, was gang-raped in the Burnham Military Camp showers in 1975. He has told his harrowing story for the first time as part of CTV's Challenge the Silence...