There's a group of people that call themselves the mob in Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay, but they're a peaceful group.Mob stands for mobility, and they are the Central Hawke's Bay Scooter Mob, formed by Super Gold card holders.Gloria...
Rotorua Library/Te Aka Mauri celebrated its third Heritage Week last week, encouraging locals to dig into the past to see how it shapes their present and future. Rotorua Library's heritage and research lead, Abby Wharne, believes...
Each week BusinessDesk and the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to boost your income to get a mortgage application approved. Hosted by Frances Cook. First-home buyers...
Mairangi Bay resident Carmen Thorton was cooking in the home kitchen when she heard a loud bang.She rushed out to see a vehicle had crashed into a neighbouring property and was on fire.A black ute collided with a power transformer...
"Red, red wine!" sang the crowds last weekend at Toast Martinborough.After a three-year hiatus, Toast Martinborough was back with thousands of people from all over New Zealand enjoying the Best Sunday Ever. And just like the old...
Gavin might be the largest goat to have ever set foot in Wairarapa, but if you want to witness the sheer scale of this horse-sized bovid, you're too late. The benevolent cloven hooved beast has already found a home through SPCA Masterton....
Wairarapa's Red Clay Tennis currently stands one love against all other tennis courts.Using red clay imported all the way from Italy, construction is underway to create two European club-style courts in the heart of Martinborough.While...
When Lytton High school was approached by the Ministry of Social Development, the Ministry of Education, and Kāinga Ora about establishing a building academy at the school, principal Wiremu Elliot said "yes"!"The values that...
The US ambassador to New Zealand has already ticked an item off his bucket list - on his first day in the country.
Police have destroyed an object initially thought to be suspicious and removed a cordon in Huntly.
A man is dead and another has suffered serious injuries after a microlight crashed on an Otago Aero Club flight.
When Kiwi yachties were shipwrecked on a remote reef in the South Pacific, the people of the island where they sought refuge at first thought they were pirates.
Bill English was seen holding open the door to a Wellington waterfront bar for members of his inner circle after the National conference at the weekend.
An Invercargill couple have given up on building their dream home in the city due to frustrations with the Invercargill City Council consents team.
A Christchurch woman has had to cut branches off fruit trees to feed the fire which heats her family home as a firewood shortage grips the city.
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Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed disgraced MP Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape recording that led to his downfall.
A Hamilton couple were forced to take refuge in a neighbour's house after the family of a teenage girl hit by a car began hurling racial abuse.
Police have appealed for information after a man armed with a tomahawk robbed a Nelson dairy of money and cigarettes.
A girl who was treading water after a boating mishap has been rescued from Manukau Harbour, but the man she was with remains missing.
A body found off the Tauranga coast has been identified as that of a man whose car was discovered submerged in a Bay of Plenty river late last month.
The government has rejected calls for an inquiry after a report found more than 90 per cent of respondents felt frustrated by the mental health system.
State Highway 1 south of Waiouru has been reopened in both directions after a closure caused by a vehicle fire.
The PSA says industrial action by civilian staff in the New Zealand Defence Force over pay negotiations is a last resort.
The Family court is fair and professional towards abused women and children and recent criticisms are based on inaccurate statements, its top judge says.
The Black Ferns team to contest the world sevens series tournament in Japan mixes youth and experience as they look to back up from their win in Las Vegas.
A "moderate" 5.1-magnitude earthquake has hit New Zealand's East Coast, with just over 750 people reporting feeling it on the GeoNet website.
A 56-year-old man has sobbed during his first appearance before a Rotorua District Court judge after being accused of murdering his wife.
A tweet from a Herald gossip columnist about an accident in Ashburton has caused widespread offence.
The Highlanders are celebrating prevailing over the Hurricanes in a Super Rugby thriller.
John Stringer has quit as a board member, saying he never wanted a confrontation with Colin Craig.
A 22-year-old has been charged with the murder of Vicki Warrington.
A hangi workshop is taking place in inner Auckland today.
More than 600 NZ defence personnel are taking part in a warfighting exercise.
A looming shortage of farm workers has prompted moves to encourage school students to take up careers in agriculture.
The man died following an alleged assault in Nelson early yesterday.
Two people were seriously injured after a vehicle travelling down the Awatere Valley rolled several times early this morning.
A man's body has been found floating in the Wellington Harbour this morning.
A man has been found dead in a vehicle which was stuck on a sand dune at a Kapiti Coast beach.
A teenager who was killed in a Christchurch house fire, apparently after he went back in to help a friend, was 16-year-old Corey James McLean.
The Roosters are challenging Sonny Bill Williams to bow out of the NRL with a bang.
Auckland has overcome a 12-0 half time deficit to beat Bay of Plenty 27-12 in their ITM Cup match in Rotorua.
Nicole Kidman is "devastated" and "beside herself" after the sudden death of her father, Dr Anthony Kidman.
Ethan Hawke has admitted he knew the late actor Robin Williams was in pain and praised his co-star and friend's "sensitive heart".
Paul Walker's daughter Meadow has paid tribute to her late father on what would have been his 41st birthday through a touching Instagram post.
A strong international season will come to an end for a number of New Zealand's top track and field athletes, when they competed in the Continental Cup in Morocco this weekend.
Melbourne Storm's campaign for another NRL premiership has received a massive boost with injured skipper Cameron Smith completing their final training run ahead of their sudden-death match against Canterbury on Sunday.
The White House has declared the United States is at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.
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