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Home deliveries of booze slammed by Alcohol Healthwatch

Home deliveries of alcohol is a backward step for the country's harmful drinking culture, says Alcohol Healthwatch executive director Dr Nicki Jackson. Several companies, such as Auckland's Drinks Mates, are operating like Uber...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 9:53 pm

Police looking for gang member with hard-to-miss face tattoo

Cody Keenan, 28, a Mongrel Mob gang member, is on the run again.Waikato Police are asking the public for help finding Keenan, who has a distinctive tattoo across his face.The gang member, who has previously made headlines for...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:58 pm

Fourth death linked to Pharmac's epilepsy medication switch

By Guyon Espiner and Veronica Schmidt of RNZ A 26-year-old is the fourth person to die shortly after changing from a branded version of the anti-epilepsy drug lamotrigine to a generic version, Logem.William Oliver died on August...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:51 pm

Aucklanders granted a rain-free stretch to 'enjoy the outdoors' this weekend

It's going to be a relatively fine warm weekend for most of the North Island, with Aucklanders granted a rain-free stretch to "enjoy the outdoors". Most of the northern and eastern coast of the North Island will enjoy a sunny weekend,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:08 pm

Life at Gloriavale: Leavers describe fear inside - and the freedom of escape

By RNZ Controlling, fearful, and oppressive - that's how people who've left the community of Gloriavale described their lives there.This comes as a new trust is established - the Gloriavale Leavers' Support Trust - which aims...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:04 pm

Northwestern motorway to get dedicated bus lanes and stations to address congestion

Plans are well advanced for dedicated bus lanes on the Northwestern Motorway to ease congestion for West Aucklanders required to drive into the city.Transport Minister and Te Atatū MP Phil Twyford said the NZ Transport Agency...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 7:00 pm

Armed police descend on Hamilton wreckers yard

The Armed Offenders Squad have descended on a Hamilton wreckers yard.A witness said "police with dogs and guns pointing at around five people" were at Riverlea Wreckers.A police spokeswoman said it was a "pre-planned search and...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 5:58 pm

Mission Bay mayhem: School brawl on wealthy Auckland beachfront

About 40 police officers have evacuated a wealthy beachside reserve in east Auckland this afternoon after a brawl erupted between a large group of teenagers. Mission Bay's Selwyn Reserve along Tamaki Dr has been cordoned off by...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 5:43 pm

'Left to die': Disfigured kittens found dumped in plastic box in Mangere, South Auckland

A group of kittens found badly disfigured dumped in a plastic box in South Auckland has been described as "heartbreaking" by an animal charity. Four kittens were found in a "terrible state" by a member of the public at 9pm yesterday...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 5:32 pm

Boy airlifted to hospital in serious condition, two injured, in crash in Mangatawhiri, Waikato

A boy has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition and two others injured after a three-car crash in Waikato this afternoon. Emergency services were notified of the crash at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Pinnacle...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 5:15 pm

Convention centre fire: SkyCity union members to strike after members call in sick with smoke inhalation symptoms

SkyCity workers have voted to strike this weekend after the SEA-Unite Union said 50 members called in sick with symptoms linked to smoke inhalation from the convention centre fire.SEA-Unite union organiser Joe Carolan said the 50...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 4:40 pm

Chief Justice to Parliament: Proposed terrorism bill inadequate, unworkable

The highest judicial officer in the land has taken the rare step of writing to Parliament to expose holes in a proposed law aimed at shackling Kiwi terrorists who come home after fighting overseas.Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 4:30 pm

Herald afternoon quiz: November 15

Test your brains with the Herald's afternoon quiz. Be sure to check on nzherald.co.nz tomorrow for another trivia fix. Android users please click here ‌ To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE.

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 4:00 pm

North Island doctor took excessive time examining breasts

An expert has accused a former doctor of taking excessive time to conduct breast examinations that weren't clinically justified. University of Auckland professor Dr Bruce Arroll told the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 3:45 pm

Chef to the stars Wylie Dean says he was turned down for Kauri Cliffs job because of tattoos

Top chef Wylie Dean is calling out a five-star luxury Northland venue which he claims turned down his job application because of his tattoos. Dean, who has worked all over world in luxury restaurants and served celebrity customers...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 3:45 pm

Grace Millane murder trial: The defence gears up for week three, will the accused give evidence?

Warning: Contains graphic and sexual content. After hearing evidence from 30 witnesses, the jury for the man accused of murdering Grace Millane will next week learn what the defence has to say.The accused killer's chief of defence...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 3:11 pm

Double fatal crash: 'My heart went out to the woman and her family'

A resident who heard a fatal collision on the Hawke's Bay Expressway says "my heart went out to the woman and her family''.Two people were killed after a two-car crash in Napier on Friday.A woman who lives nearby but did not want...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 2:49 pm

Nurses hit out after DHB announces closure of GP clinic within Wairoa health centre

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation has accused Hawke's Bay District Health Board of being socially irresponsible by closing a GP clinic in Wairoa.But HBDHB says the Wairoa general practice, known as the The Health Care Centre,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 2:43 pm

Five people being rescued after car crashes off Banks Peninsula cliff

A car carrying five people has driven off the road down a bank in Port Levy, Canterbury, this afternoon shortly after midday.Two people are seriously injured, and three others moderately injured, police confirmed.The single-car...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 2:37 pm

Karla Cardno's killer Paul Dally again refused parole

Paul Dally - the man who killed Karla Cardno in 1989 - has again been refused parole.Dally snatched Karla as the teenager was cycling home in Lower Hutt on May 26. He then raped and tortured her before burying her alive. Dally,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 15 Nov 2019 | 1:56 pm









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