Police still on hunt for machete-wielding dairy robbers who chopped off worker’s fingers, neighbor speaks of ordeal

CCTV has captured a violent armed robbery at a dairy in Hamilton. Video / Puneet Singh. Police are still looking for the robbers behind a vicious attack that saw a Hamilton dairy worker lose two fingers as he defended himself. The victim has now undergone an eight-hour surgery to have the fingers reattached. Meanwhile, a … Read more

Weather: Kiwis in for a wet and humid day with weather from the tropics fanning out over the country, heavy rain watches in effect

It’s set to be a wet, windy and warm day across the country as “fingers of tropical moisture” touch down. MetService has issued a number of weather watches for today. Heavy rain watches for Northland, northern Auckland, Great Barrier Island, the Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty west of Tauranga are in place. Rainfall may … Read more

Weather: Humidity, rain from the tropics to sweep over the country, temperatures rising to 28C

Why the Covid-19 inquiry will take so long, report claims Chinese police station set up in NZ & market study into building materials to be revealed in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald A mix of rain and humidity is set to spread across the country this week as “fingers of … Read more

Fifa World Cup: Australia’s emotions run high after rare World Cup win

Australia’s Mitchell Duke celebrates his goal during the World Cup group D match between Tunisia and Australia. Photo / AP Mitchell Duke celebrated scoring Australia’s winning goal by forming a “J” with his fingers in a tribute to his son Jaxson, who was in the stands. Coach Graham Arnold dragged injured winger Martin Boyle — … Read more