Watch: MPI investigates cow clamping
Federated Farmers says a cow being left hoisted in hip clamps for hours and alone would be "totally unacceptable" but most people are pretty responsible.Claims a South Westland farmer left a cow hoisted for an unacceptably long... More...
Sad end for stray cat found with huge head wound in Kaitaia
A stray cat found with a massvie head wound in the Far North had social media audiences fired up about animal abuse, but all was not as it appeared.The word on social media earlier this week was the cat, found at the southern end... More...
National Leader Simon Bridges said he is 'gutted' over new details of Ross' alleged inappropriate re
National Leader Simon Bridges was "gutted" to read about allegations of sexual impropriety by Jami-Lee Ross and has praised the women who have come forward with their stories. This morning, Newsroom reported Ross had relationships... More...
Warning after man fined for fishing in Whangārei marine reserve
The Department of Conservation warns it will get tough on people tempted to fish inside marine reserves after a man was fined $500 for catching snapper in the Whangārei Harbour Marine Reserve.Jeremy Adams, aged 40, was convicted... More...
Auckland high schools face 10% teacher shortfall within seven years
Auckland secondary schools will have 10 per cent fewer teachers than they will need in the next seven years, new official projections show. Ministry of Education projections show a national shortage of all teachers widening from... More...
Accused robber Reilly Bowler jumps out of Auckland court dock, flees in getaway car
A "dangerous" man facing aggravated robbery charges made a dramatic escape from an Auckland courtroom yesterday, leaping over the dock and bolting outside to a waiting car.The Herald has learned Reilly Bowler was appearing in... More...
National MPs 'shocked' at Jami-Lee Ross' behaviour, still back Simon Bridges
National MPs remain fired up today about their former colleague Jami-Lee Ross' behaviour - and are still backing leader Simon Bridges.Ross yesterday released a secret recording he made of a conversation with Bridges in which they... More...
Fatal helicopter crash near Wanaka Airport
Police have confirmed there are fatalities after a fiery helicopter crash near Wanaka Airport.Flames and smoke could be seen coming from the wreckage. An eye witness told the Herald that the crashed helicopter has "burnt right... More...
Home fires, exhaust fumes, blight NZ's air quality
Warming our homes in winter with wood and coal, and the fumes we pump from our cars, remain the biggest threats to New Zealand's air quality.But a new report out today shows pollution levels have been dropping in many areas.The... More...
Rooftop raider who admitted $280,000 Christchurch jewel heist jailed for more than two years
A sneaky rooftop raider who admitted a $280,000 jewel heist has today been jailed for more than two years. Craig Murray Shaw crept on to the roof of The Tannery, a Victorian-style shopping complex in the Christchurch suburb of Woolston,... More...