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4.7 earthquake strikes central New Zealand

Those in the upper South Island and lower North Island have been rattled by a 4.7 magnitude earthquake tonight.The 7.51pm quake struck 20 kilometres south-east of St Arnaud, a hamlet 80 kilometres south of Nelson, according to Geonet.It...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 8:16 pm

Are you $38 million richer? Numbers are in for tonight's massive Lotto Powerball draw

The numbers are in for tonight's whopping $38 million Lotto Powerball draw.The potentially lucky numbers are: 11, 23, 28, 4, 16, 7.The Bonus ball is 36, and the Powerball is 5.If the prize is won tonight by a single ticket holder,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 7:32 pm

Four hours to free truck driver after Hawke's Bay crash

By RNZ It took nearly four hours to free a critically-injured truck driver after their vehicle careened 10m down a bank in Hawke's Bay this morning.Emergency services were first notified of the crash on State Highway 5 at Te...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 6:41 pm

Election 2020: MP Maureen Pugh - once called 'useless' by Simon Bridges - shoots up National Party ranks

STAY IN THE KNOW. SIGN UP TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTERS HERE. The MP called "f****** useless" by former National leader Simon Bridges in a leaked recording of a private conversation has been propelled up the party's rankings. Maureen...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 5:00 pm

Who's up, who's down in National's new list rankings

There are few surprises in the National Party's list, which largely matches the caucus rankings.But National MP Alfred Ngaro has dropped 10 places on the list to Number 30, meaning he will almost certainly have to beat Labour's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 3:15 pm

Election 2020: Clarke Gayford's tribute to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at campaign launch

Clarke Gayford sparked a roar from the crowd with his heartwarming tribute to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at her party's re-election campaign launch today. Ardern's "plus one" shared some unique insights into living with a person...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 3:01 pm

Herald afternoon quiz: August 8

Test your brains with the Herald's afternoon quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz for the morning quiz tomorrow. To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE.

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 3:00 pm

Wellington street brawls 'lucky not to be fatalities', police commander warns

A person was stabbed and nine were arrested after police broke up a brawl in Wellington overnight on Friday.The victim, who police believe was stabbed, was seriously injured and a 19-year-old man has been charged with common assault.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 2:47 pm

Passenger tells of loud 'smash' as lightning strikes plane engine outside window

A passenger on a plane struck by lightning has described the moment the bolt hit one of the engines as being like a car driving into a power pole."It was that loud - a real smash ... just this huge bang and lightning flicked past...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 2:24 pm

Election 2020: Jacinda Ardern launches Labour campaign, $300 million jobs fund

The Labour Party has pledged a $300 million package to protect struggling workers and businesses from the worst impacts of Covid-19. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the policy today as she launched her party's re-election...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 1:30 pm

Covid-19 coronavirus: No new cases for third day in a row

There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today.It has been 99 days since the last case of Covid was acquired locally from an unknown source.The Ministry of Health said there are no new recovered cases to report,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 12:18 pm

Air NZ flight with 141 on board struck by lightning, diverted to Christchurch Airport

A thunderstorm caught an Air New Zealand flight off guard this morning after lightning struck Air NZ615 en route from Auckland to Queenstown.The flight, which departed Auckland at 9.30am, had to be diverted to Christchurch Airport,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 12:14 pm

Driver injured, trapped after truck crashes down bank off Napier-Taupō highway

A motorist has described a horror crash scene after a truck plunged off a steep bank, leaving a person seriously injured and trapped.Police and firefighters are scrambling to free the driver of the large truck after it crashed about...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 10:46 am

Weather: Auckland drenched with thunderstorms, but sunny relief on the way

A thunderstorm caught an Air New Zealand flight off guard this morning after lightning struck a flight en route from Auckland to Queenstown.The flight, which departed Auckland at 9.30am, had to be diverted to Christchurch Airport,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 10:34 am

Noise complaint ends with serious assault on security guard

A Hamilton security guard has been seriously hurt after going to a home to issue a noise complaint.The guard had gone to serve a "noise abatement notice" to the home on Odette St in Bader in the early hours of this morning before...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 9:19 am

Lotto Powerball $38 million: Strong demand slows online sales

Strong online demand for tickets for Lotto's mammoth $38 million Powerball draw tonight have resulted in delays for some punters being able to buy tickets.A message on the Mylotto.co.nz states: "Due to the high jackpot, we have...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 9:09 am

Coromandel town of Tairua in mourning over alleged roadside murder

The idyllic Coromandel holiday town of Tairua has been plunged into mourning as residents reel from the alleged roadside murder of popular 20-year-old Bayden Williams.Williams' body was discovered along the Kopu-Hikuai Rd on Wednesday...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 9:07 am

Dunedin Tinder date rape trial: Women's 'strikingly similar' testimony stressed

Warning: Contains distressing content that may be triggering for some people Two women's testimony about being raped by a man they matched with on Tinder is so "strikingly similar" it must be true, the Crown says.Counsel for 24-year-old...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 8:33 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Symptom-free Cantabrians encouraged to get tested

Testing for Covid-19 in Christchurch today is to rule out any likelihood of community transmission, the manager of Canterbury's primary emergency operations centre says.People without Covid-19 symptoms can be tested at a pop-up...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 7:54 am

Two critically hurt in Wellington crash

Two people have been critically hurt in a crash in south-west Wellington.The single-car crash took place on Ohiro Rd in Brooklyn at about 4.30am today.The two injured were taken to Wellington Hospital.Ohiro Rd is currently closed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 8 Aug 2020 | 6:44 am









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