Timaru tragedy: Family and friends in South Africa 'in shock' over deaths of girls
Family and friends of the Dickason family are at a loss to comprehend what went wrong in the lead-up to the death of the couple's three children in Timaru this week.Twin 2-year-old girls Maya and Karla and their 6-year-old sister... More...
Cricket: Black Caps at risk of terror attack, Indian media reported last month
The Black Caps were at risk of an Islamic State terror attack in Pakistan, Indian media reported last month. The New Zealand cricket team has been in Pakistan since September 11, but its tour of Pakistan was cancelled yesterday... More...
Timaru tragedy: Former South Africa nanny says 'awesome family' had 'wonderful kids'
A woman who worked as a nanny for the three children killed in Timaru has described them as an "awesome family" with "wonderful kids" and no obvious problems.Twin 2-year-old girls Maya and Karla and their 6-year-old sister Liane... More...
Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Police investigating another alleged travel breach
Police are investigating yet another Covid-19 breach, this time a high-profile Aucklander who allegedly crossed the alert level 4 boundary and travelled to Queenstown.The inquiry is under way as Health Minister Andrew Little says... More...
Judith Collins confident of retaining National Party leadership
National Party leader Judith Collins says she is absolutely confident she will remain at the helm of her party.''Who would want that job?'' she said, roaring with laughter when asked the inevitable question about her political future... More...
World-first research into aortic dissections hopes to give heart patients more answers
World-first NZ research could offer hope of saving dozens of lives each year from the potentially lethal heart condition that left former Black Cap Chris Cairns paralysed. This winter alone, surgeons have operated on about 40 patients... More...
Herald morning quiz: September 18
Test your brains with the Herald's morning quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz at 3pm for the afternoon quiz. To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE. More...
Auckland pensioner charged $4442 for 5 months' water, Watercare threatens debt collectors
Watercare threatened to unleash debt collectors on an 80-year-old pensioner after claiming she had amassed a $4442 water bill in just five months.The Auckland Council-owned company told Sujuan - who lives alone and asked that her... More...
Timaru tragedy: Woman charged over death of three children in South African family
Police have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder in relation to the death of three children in Timaru. The woman is due to appear in the Timaru District Court this morning.A scene examination will continue at... More...
Covid 19 Delta outbreak: School holiday decision 'poor', cafe owner and parent says
Cafe owner Greg Cornes has called the Government's decision to keep Auckland school holidays unchanged short-sighted and a poor outcome for families with children. "There's a lot of pressure on parents... to keep businesses afloat... More...