|Uber likely to start charging VAT on rides in UK|
In a move that will affect the whole taxi industry, a judge has ruled Uber must make contracts with its customers.
© 2021 BBCWorld 6:11am Appointment Viewing: The week's best free-to-air and Sky TV programming
Bathurst is finally back, while Ben Fogle travels to Chernobyl and Ridley Scott's latest epic makes its Sky Movies debut.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:51am Expedition: Back to the Future: Odd couple's odyssey across US worth your time
REVIEW: Absorbing viewing, not only fans of the film, but also motoring enthusiasts and those keen to know more about the inner-workings of Hollywood.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:51am Principals, teachers more stressed and exhausted than last year - ERO survey
The pandemic is taking an increasingly heavy toll on school teachers and children, a survey has found.
© 2021 RadioNZ 5:42am Cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated - govt watchdog
The number of cybercrimes being reported is up but financial losses are down, according to new data from CERT NZ.
© 2021 RadioNZ 5:42am Auckland Council seeks forced sales of two properties to recoup massive $350,000 unpaid rates bill
The Auckland Council is going after a high-profile cafe owner's business and home after his refusal to pay a whopping $350,000 in rates - the city's largest outstanding rates bill. Information obtained by the Herald under the Local...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am Covid 19 Delta: New Pfizer antiviral drug 'big step forward' Ardern says in fight against outbreak
A new drug to treat high-risk Covid-19 patients is a "big step forward" in the fight against the pandemic, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. But an expert warns the "race is on" for regulatory body Medsafe to approve the new antiviral...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am Government launches strategy to eliminate family and sexual violence in Aotearoa
The Government has launched a national strategy to eliminate family violence and sexual violence in Aotearoa. Police respond to a family harm incident every four minutes, and in the year to June 2021 there were an estimated 168,000...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am John Miles, best known for his rock ballad Music, has died
The musician, who toured with Elton John in the 1970s, died after a short illness, his family said.
© 2021 BBCWorld 5:02am Cat corpses piling up on farm beset by hordes of unwanted pets
Andrew Russell used to catch and kill 100 cats a year on his farm. He's had to kill more than 400 so far this year.
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Covid-19 sees New Plymouth Christmas lunch canned; candlelight carols moved online
Two long-standing Taranaki Christmas traditions that are usually enjoyed by hundreds are the latest to fall victim to Covid-19.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:51am Drive: One of the most thrilling, stylish movies of the last decade turns 10
REVIEW: Starring a never-better Ryan Gosling, this is a dark, brooding, slow-burning, blood-spattered tale that's a masterclass in mood-creation.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:51am Some pharmacies criticised for charging to print vaccine passes
The Pharmaceutical Society says it is disappointing some pharmacies are charging people who want their vaccine passes printed.
© 2021 RadioNZ 5:42am Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Hamilton mum in denial - until she caught Covid
Hamilton mum Karina Haira thought she could beat Covid-19 when she first caught the virus. "I just thought, I can beat this. It's just the flu," said 37-year-old Haira, an active asthmatic who played a lot of sport. She has never...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am National reshuffle: Rising star is protege of only MP to defeat Ardern, as rejig losers lick wounds
Rising star of the National Party reshuffle, Erica Stanford, is a protege of the only politician who ever defeated Jacinda Ardern in a general election contest.But MPs who tumbled down the rankings in yesterday's rejig were not...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am Fletcher Residential releases details of new Vivid Living retirement business
Fletcher Building's retirement village entree will be via new brand Vivid Living, to undercut the sector by keeping only about half the capital people pay to buy into villages compared with other operators.But to make the offer...
© 2021 NZ Herald 5:41am 'It's a hellscape': The age of misinformation is here - can government close the rabbit hole?
Government documents reveal officials increasingly alarmed by the seriousness of threats - and grasping for ideas on how to address the problem.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:02am Volunteers make offer on Kohimarama Forest in bid to save it from development
Anglican trust had pitched the sale of its 2.3ha forest at developers, but environmentalists hope they'll be able to keep it intact.
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