Most talked about New Zealand Herald stories

Air NZ pilot Ann Barbarich suffers suspected brain aneurysm after landing — A trail-blazing New Zealand pilot has died after suffering a medical episode minutes after landing a Dreamliner plane full of passengers at an Australian airport. - New Zealand Herald

ANZ New Zealand profit surges $343m to $1.71b — ANZ New Zealand boosted annual earnings 17 percent as the local unit of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group benefited from home loan lending growth and bedded down savings from the - New Zealand Herald
Oct 31, 2014

RT @toby_etc: Deeply alarmed by size of ANZ profit. Little chance they'll bin those ridiculous TV ads now.…

Xero slows cash burn for September quarter — Xero, the cloud-based accounting firm, slowed its quarterly cash burn in the September quarter from the June period as customer receipts accelerated faster than staff costs. - New Zealand Herald

Replay: The APRA Silver Scroll Awards — The APRA Silver Scroll Awards are one of the most prestigious evenings on the New Zealand music calendar, and is giving you a front-table seat: watch back the full ceremony, thanks to Yealands Family Wines.

Gang of baby weasels discovered at quarantine facility — A gang of baby weasels has been discovered in a container of tyres recently arrived from Malaysia. - New Zealand Herald
Oct 30, 2014

Gang of baby weasels discovered at quarantine facility Great headline

Fears for missing artist Adam Tan — Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a 22-year-old Auckland illustrator who went missing early Monday morning. - New Zealand Herald

Toby Manhire: Some hope left in sex-case inquiry — Roast Busters outcome underlines need for reforms to justice system. "I accept," said Police Commissioner Mike Bush, in a classic bit of police-diplo-speak, "the decision not to lay charges will prompt a range of reactions." Meaning, presumably, there would be a fresh torrent of outrage at the self-styled "Roast Busters" group, who had bragged online about their conquests, avoiding prosecution.

Developers again target world-class beauty spot — Fresh plans have been lodged for a subdivision near a world-renowned Coromandel beach, reigniting opposition by a group fighting to keep the area free of development. - New Zealand Herald

Fight Ebola with homeopathy - MP — Green MP Steffan Browning has lent his support to a call for the World Health Organisation to deploy homeopathic remedies to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. - New Zealand Herald
Oct 30, 2014

Kiwi Green Party MP Steffan Browning backs homeopathic assistance for ebola-hit countries. That'll fix it.…

Bar/fly: Vancouver — I know, said someone once, let's take a widely appreciated cocktail and stick a pile of puréed shellfish in it. - New Zealand Herald

Mike Hosking: Hard workers have nothing to fear — In a way I'm potentially grateful to the unions. - New Zealand Herald

Police decision over charges vindicates Hales, say his family — The family of Roast Buster Beraiah Hales were yesterday relieved the police investigation is over and say he has been vindicated. Speaking for the first time, his older sister told the Herald that Beraiah's youth had been taken from him and while he had said and done some stupid things, he was no criminal.
Oct 29, 2014

Roast Busters: Beraiah Hales' sister speaks....… And our exclusive with Beraiah from January.…

Roast Busters: Alleged victim's mum fights on — Police say case against alleged offenders not strong enough to proceed to court The mother of a girl who laid a complaint with police against members of the Roast Busters says a lack of evidence to lay charges is unacceptable.
Oct 29, 2014

Roast Busters: victim's mum is angry, looking at her legal options...…

[LIVE STREAM] The APRA Silver Scrolls 2014 — The APRA Silver Scroll Awards are one of the most prestigious evenings on the New Zealand music calendar, and is giving you a front-table seat: streaming the full ceremony - New Zealand Herald
Oct 30, 2014

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Immigration NZ: Kim Dotcom deportation an option — Immigration NZ says it may need to consider whether it has to deport Kim Dotcom. Officials were this morning making contact with the police to confirm a previously unknown dangerous driving conviction, revealed by the Herald today.

Broken toe sparks Dunedin Ebola scare — A broken toe has put a Southland missionary at the centre of an Ebola scare in Dunedin. - New Zealand Herald

Coke to introduce low calorie green fizz — With less kilojoules, less sugar and less trademark red packaging, Coca-Cola's new Life drink, sweetened with plant extract stevia, will arrive in New Zealand next year. - New Zealand Herald

OCR left unchanged at 3.5pc — Economists and the financial markets see virtually no chance the Reserve Bank will lift the official cash rate from 3.5 per cent when it reviews the rate at 9am today. - New Zealand Herald
Oct 29, 2014

RT @nzheraldbiz: The Reserve Bank has left the OCR unchanged at 3.5% (as expected)

Snap! Political insider reappears — Jason Ede, the former senior communications adviser to John Key, was yesterday photographed for the first time since going to ground two and a half months ago amid allegations he ran - New Zealand Herald