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 2022-09-27 21:00 

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Warehouse Group profits fall 19.3%...

The Warehouse Group has posted an annual net profit of $87 million, down 19.3 per cent on last year's $107.8m.The company had its Auckland physical stores closed for 23 per cent of the reporting period ......

 2022-09-27 18:36 

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Hurricane Ian smashes into Cuba, Florida evacuating...

Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it crashes ashore in Florida, where officials ordered 2.5 ......

 2022-09-27 18:07 

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Russian pipeline leaks declared 'sabotage'...

A series of unusual leaks on two natural gas pipelines running from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany have triggered concerns about sabotage.The leaks have overshadowed the inauguration of a long-awaited ......

 2022-09-27 17:05 

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Harassment case: The tourist obsessed with her ex-boss - judge overturns conviction...

A tourist convicted of criminal harrasment after she became obsessed with one of her employers during a working holiday, has had her conviction and sentence overturned. Sin Tan Chang, 31, a Chinese ......

 2022-09-27 17:05 

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Harassment case: The tourist obsessed with her ex-boss - judge overturns conviction...

Quashing the conviction, Justice Brewer said Chang's condition had improved considerably by sentencing - she had been on remand in custody either in prison or at the Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services ......

 2022-09-27 17:05 

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Explainer: Putin cornered and sending in 'cannon fodder' - will he go nuclear?'...

Russian soldiers being mobilised to fight in Ukraine will be ill-equipped to deal with the Ukrainian defence, according to a global security and international relations expert."[The mobilisation] is ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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Exclusive: John Tamihere campaign funding probed...

Charities connected to Te Pti Mori president John Tamihere are under investigation after financial reports showed nearly $500,000 in charitable funds had been used to bankroll his mayoral ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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He was adopted by an abusive stepdad in 1957. 65 years later, he's returned to his birth family...

A man severely affected by his violent stepfather's abuse as a child has been allowed to overturn the adoption order his stepfather signed 65 years ago. A judge has also changed the man's name to ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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Richard Prebble: Why the kiwi dollar has been slammed...

OPINION: First, the good news: the ANZ Truckometer uses traffic volume data to give an accurate measure of the economy. The latest report says: "The Light Traffic Index bounced 5.4 per cent in August ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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Revealed: Up to 120,000 Kiwi Covid workers to get award badges, citations...

The Government is set to award as many as 120,000 badges and citations to Kiwis who made a "significant and sustained" contribution to the Covid-19 response.Procurement documents viewed by the Herald ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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The Data Set: Figuring out GDP is like the world's biggest Sudoku...

The Data Set is a new fortnightly column exploring and explaining the data that affects our lives. Today, NZME's head of newsroom data Chris Knox digs into GDP - gross domestic product. ANALYSIS Once ......

 2022-09-27 17:04 

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Realtors fined for 'misleading' listing that meant new owners had to sell...

A couple had to sell their house after they discovered the four-bedroom house they'd just purchased only had consent for two of those rooms. The two former Barfoot and Thompson realtors who sold the ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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The 'perfect storm' driving down the NZ dollar...

The New Zealand dollar is taking even more of a walloping, as financial markets reject a massive package of tax cuts announced in the United Kingdom.The dollar sunk to US56.26 cents on Tuesday morning ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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Top racing star cops lengthy riding ban after death of jockey, actions ruled reckless...

The actions of a top young jockey, which led to a promising Japanese rider's death at Cambridge, have been ruled "reckless".But Sam Weatherley, 23, says it was a "freak accident" that he will continually ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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Inland Revenue and Treasury oppose build-to-rent property tax break...

A government document reveals Inland Revenue and the Treasury opposed the Government's decision to give the owners of "build-to-rent" (BTR) housing a tax break.The Government in August announced it ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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Lotto nightmare: Inside Aussie tradie's $22m NZ Powerball win...

Shocking photos revealed in an Australian court show how a tradie who bagged a $22 million fortune on Powerball here in New Zealand at the age of just 22 saw his life spiral into a "hedonistic" lifestyle ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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What makes Costco NZ's first store globally unique...

New Zealand's first Costco Wholesale will be globally unique, as well as an Australasia outlier.Ahead of today's 8am opening, the Washington State-headquartered retailer which sells US$192 billion of ......

 2022-09-27 17:03 

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'You're a monster': Man who claimed sex with 12yo was consensual jailed...

WARNING: This story discusses sexual abuse and may be upsetting. A woman who was raped as a child by a man who claimed the sex was consensual says he is a monster."Do you know how hard that was for ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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Thomas Coughlan: Sniff the air - election 2023 smells like a drag race...

OPINION: Sniff the unseasonably still air in Wellington tonight and your nostrils might be lucky enough to burn with the whiff of petrol fumes on the air.The 2023 election, which might be almost exactly ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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Cooking the Books podcast: Is renting dead money?...

Each week BusinessDesk and the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's whether you can still get ahead financially as a renter. Hosted by Frances Cook. ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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My street's sewage-filled pothole reminds me of our mayoral race...

Opinion: The pothole on my street, which produces a foul odour and has only got worse after repeated attempts to patch it up, epitomises the issues at play in Wellington's mayoral race.The pothole ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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Arrest video referred to IPCA amid claims of police brutality...

Video showing the dramatic arrest of three young people in East Auckland yesterday has been referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority amid claims of police brutality. Police are reviewing ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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Gregor Paul: Why Foster should demote fringe All Blacks...

OPINION: The All Blacks squad to tour Japan and the UK will be picked in a couple of weeks and there probably won't be much for the selectors to dwell on before they commit to their group.Head coach ......

 2022-09-27 17:02 

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Guest's shock discovery at Queenstown 'room with a view'...

A recent visitor to Queenstown was surprised to discover her room's 'lake view' was not what it seemed. Having booked a surprisingly affordable suite at the Mi-Pad Hotel on Henry Street, Miriam Moore ......

 2022-09-27 17:00 

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Obsessions: New Eltham shop features stained glass art, candles, and more...
 2022-09-27 17:00 

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Little Steps Stratford Early Childhood Education Centre makes friends everywhere...
 2022-09-27 16:10 

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Zespri AIMS Games: Stratford and Hwera pupils achieve good results...
 2022-09-27 14:39 

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Coastal Riding Club: Stratford riders receive great results at Winter Dressage Series final...
 2022-09-27 12:46 

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Mangatoki WI: Members enjoy hearing about sourdough business...
 2022-09-27 12:36 

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Stratford Writers' Group: Members enjoy September meeting...

The Writers' Group had six members at its September meeting....

 2022-09-27 00:38 

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Costco countdown: Fans plan to camp out and sleep in cars ahead of opening day...

Fans of big-box store Costco plan to sleep in their cars with a few even camping outside the store for the grand opening.Keen shoppers have planned to drive and fly from outside Auckland to be there ......

 2022-09-27 00:38 

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Costco countdown: Fans plan to camp out and sleep in cars ahead of opening day...

Fans of big-box store Costco plan to sleep in their cars with a few even camping outside the store for the grand opening.Keen shoppers have planned to drive and fly from outside Auckland to be there ......

 2022-09-26 21:49 

New Zealand Herald

'Right side of my body was paralysed': Football player fights back from mini-stroke...

If Napier City Rovers need any inspiration on how to front up when the going gets tough in the National League, they need to look no further than Cameron Emerson. In Emerson's own words, he describes ......

 2022-09-26 18:51 

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Roger Waters hits a wall in Poland - gigs cancelled...

The Polish city of Krakow has cancelled gigs by Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters because of his sympathetic stance toward Russia in its war against Ukraine, a local councilman said.He invited the ......

 2022-09-26 17:57 

New Zealand Herald

Russian military recruiter shot amid fear of Ukraine call-up...

A young man shot a Russian military officer at close range at an enlistment office in an unusually bold attack reflecting resistance to the Russian leadership's efforts to mobilise hundreds of thousands ......

 2022-09-26 17:05 

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Exclusive: Police faked car crimes in hunt for women who sparked Covid lockdown...

Police falsely reported cars as stolen to gain access to powerful databases that record number plates when hunting for the women whose travel sparked the Northland Covid-19 lockdown last October.Detectives ......

 2022-09-26 17:05 

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'Beautiful, kind hearted': Northland boy dies in freak accident falling from tree...

A Northland family is grieving the loss of a 10-year-old boy who died in a freak accident after falling out of a tree.A family friend described the child, Declan Halford, as a beautiful, kind-hearted ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

Sir John Key's case for sticking with the monarchy...

Sir John Key says he does not see a case to cut New Zealand's tie to the monarchy after the Queen's death: a time some of the 14 countries who have the British monarch as a head of state have long considered ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

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Four dead and several others critical after horror long weekend crashes...

Four people have died and several others are fighting for their lives after a series of horror crashes on roads over the long weekend. Two people were killed and two others critically injured in a two-vehicle ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

Ready for a bumper summer: Hospitality group's risky bet on bounce back splurge...

Hospitality group Good Spirits Hospitality is anticipating a bumper summer trading period, with the firm looking overseas to secure much-needed staff.The NZX-listed firm, which owns 11 Auckland and ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

Ready for a bumper summer: Hospitality group's risky bet...

Hospitality group Good Spirits Hospitality is anticipating a bumper summer trading period, with the firm looking overseas to secure much-needed staff.The NZX-listed firm, which owns 11 Auckland and ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

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Ashburton cop reflects on a night 50 years ago when a gunshot blast nearly ended his life...

Senior Constable Vince Nolan vividly remembers the night when a shotgun blast blew out his ribs and left a hole in his chest.Fifty years ago this month the pellets flung him backwards and he was left ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

Simon Wilson: The big questions for business about Wayne Brown...

OPINION Last week I had some questions I wanted to ask Auckland mayoral candidate Wayne Brown. Today, my questions are for members of the business community and others who support him. Do you want ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

13 dead, 21 wounded in school shooting in Russia...

A gunman killed 13 people, including seven children, and wounded 21 other people in a school in central Russia on Monday, authorities said.Russia's Investigative Committee said the shooting took place ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

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15 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia...

A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 15 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said.The shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk ......

 2022-09-26 17:04 

New Zealand Herald

17 dead, including 11 children and 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia...

A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 17 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said.The shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk ......

 2022-09-26 17:03 

New Zealand Herald

Mood of the Boardroom: What about that surplus, Grant?...

Getting the Government's books back into the black should be a higher priority, according to a clear majority of chief executives.When asked about the Government's plan to return to surplus and stabilise ......

 2022-09-26 17:03 

New Zealand Herald

'Crude measurement': Why the school decile system had to go...

The Government's new Equity Index is set to take effect from January next year. This revamped system will replace the decile system, which was no longer deemed fit for purpose. Speaking to the Front ......

 2022-09-26 17:03 

New Zealand Herald

Gregor Paul: The mindset change that transformed the All Blacks...

OPINION: That the All Blacks players are taking their time to learn the art of being ruthless is not such a big surprise, as finding that cold, clinical edge has been a slow voyage of discovery for ......

 2022-09-26 17:03 

New Zealand Herald

Meghan 'thought she would be the Beyonc of the UK' new book claims...

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dreamed of being "the Beyonce of the UK" when she married Prince Harry, it has been claimed.The former Suits actress was shocked by the rules and restrictions that governed ......

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