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Watch: Gunman's behaviour erratic in moments leading to shooting

Police have revealed a gunman unexpectedly came out of his house brandishing a firearm moments before he was shot by officers. Counties Manukau district commander superintendent Jill Rogers revealed..

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'Nothing to hide': The reinvention of the Chow brothers - and a $2b dream

Property investor, Stonewood Homes director and former sex industry king John Chow talks to Jane Phare about his $2 billion target, overcoming his shyness and his purple Rolls-Royce. There's a v..

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Auckland Harbour Bridge can no longer be strengthened, traffic could be restricted

Auckland's ageing Harbour Bridge can't take any more strengthening and traffic will need to be restricted in order to maintain its structural integrity. Waka Kotahi says the bridge has prev..

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New Zealand Herald

Matthew Hooton: Govt had no idea of Team NZ's foreign pitch - why team doesn't hold all cards

OPINION: On whether Te Rehutai will prevail in the America's Cup, I defer to the Herald's sailing expert, AUT professor Mark Orams. He says Te Rehutai is the favourite. That means the Royal..

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Missing Aussie businesswoman's remains found months after police raids

Missing Australian millionaire and alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick has been found dead following a bombshell development in the months-long case. Police said Caddick's foot was found on a NSW s..

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New Zealand Herald

How do we sway NZ's 'vaccine hesitant'?

Kiwis still unsure about getting the Covid-19 vaccine might be best reached by health advocates through their favoured avenue for information - social media. A new analysis also suggests those outrig..

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New Zealand Herald

Watch live: Joseph Parker vs Junior Fa weigh-in

Live updates of the weigh-in for the heavyweight clash between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa. Excitement is building as boxing rivals Parker and Fa prepare to step into the ring for what has been..

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Kiwi businesses are enjoying a good results season - so what's eating the NZX?

The reporting season has produced a better than expected set of results from many companies, yet the NZX50 index has continued to slide. The index is hovering around correction territory - classified..

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New Zealand Herald

Donald Trump plots 2024 run from his new home on a hostile Palm Beach

When he was forced out of the White House in January, Donald Trump thought he had left elections behind - for another four years at least. But one month on, having relocated to Mar-a-Lago, his privat..

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NASCAR Cup COTA race dubbed Texas Grand Prix, tyre test set for early March with former champs - The Checkered Flag

NASCAR Cup COTA race dubbed Texas Grand Prix, tyre test set for early March with former champs  The Checkered Flag..

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Allbirds' latest sustainable creation: plant-based leather

The New Zealand-founded, US-based woollen shoe company Allbirds has created a plant-based leather it plans to commercialise throughout the fashion industry. The company, which established a bricks-..

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Top boys' school admits failure in historic handling of sex-abusing teacher

Inappropriate sexual behaviour by a teacher with a group of students at an exclusive Christchurch boys' school was brushed under the carpet and not passed on to police. The teacher was dism..

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New Zealand Herald

Simon Wilson: The amazing return of the Auckland Arts Festival

OPINION: What an astonishing thing, that we are about to welcome the return of the Auckland Arts Festival. Covid struck right in the middle of the 2020 festival, cancelling shows, stranding perfor..

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New Zealand Herald

Tourism Holdings restores balance sheet amid first-half loss

Tourism Holdings has significantly reduced debt after a disastrous year for tourism-related companies but will likely seek further funding as it re-invests in a new vehicle fleet. The company posted ..

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Sideswipe: Living with the self-righteous flatmate

Smell identity kit The most interesting use of police dogs concerns scent identification, a method analysed by Dutch and other researchers, but adapted by the unique paranoia of the Stasi. As early ..

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New Zealand Herald

Watch: Neighbours at war - digger tears up driveway beneath woman's feet as property dispute escalates

A Far North woman can be heard screaming in a video that shows her neighbour digging up a concrete driveway that cracks and falls away beneath her feet. The incident earlier this month marked the cli..

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New Zealand Herald

Kmart shoppers confused over contact rules

An evening shopping trip has ground life to a halt for more than 1200 shoppers, yet the ever-widening net of contact categories in Auckland's Covid-19 response is stirring up confusion. As offici..

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New Zealand Herald

Kmart shopper waits nearly eight hours on phone for Covid-19 advice

By RNZ An Aucklander who spent six minutes at a store where a Covid-19 case was working had to wait nearly eight hours on the phone to get advice from Healthline. Kmart Botany customers who were in..

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Lady Gaga's dog walker shot and French bulldogs taken

Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The dog walker was shot once Wednesday night and is expe..

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Covid-19 coronavirus: Pressure mounts to vaccinate South Auckland

From RNZ Political pressure is mounting on the Government to prioritise vaccinating South Aucklanders against Covid-19. The area is currently grappling with the latest outbreak of Covid-19 and was ..

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