Herald morning quiz: September 26

Test your brains with the Herald’s morning quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz at 3pm for the afternoon quiz. To challenge yourself with…

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Steve Braunias: The secret diary of Judith Collins

COMMENT: MONDAY I drove through rolling country on the election trail today and it reminded me that I was born in a state house on…

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Steve Braunias: The secret diary of Judith Collins

COMMENT: MONDAY I drove through rolling country on the election trail today and it reminded me that I was born in a state house on…

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Cannabis referendum: Everything you need to know including why it has become political

The party you vote for can be added insurance for how you vote in the referendum to legalise cannabis for personal use. The October 17…

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Great plates: The hunt for Auckland’s 100 defining dishes

Auckland – the city of 100 lovers – is about to be turned into the city of food lovers in the search for 100 iconic…

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Great plates: The hunt for Auckland’s 100 defining dishes

Auckland – the city of 100 lovers – is about to be turned into the city of food lovers in the search for 100 iconic…

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Great plates: The hunt for Auckland’s 100 defining dishes

Auckland – the city of 100 lovers – is about to be turned into the city of food lovers in the search for 100 iconic…

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Mary Holm: An offer so great, you just have to hang up

COMMENT: Q: Is the following a scam? Since getting it and filling out a form, they have been phoning me day and night. Please reply…

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Mary Holm: An offer so great, you just have to hang up

COMMENT: Q: Is the following a scam? Since getting it and filling out a form, they have been phoning me day and night. Please reply…

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Audrey Young: What’s behind David Seymour’s rapid rise?

COMMENT: There’s a fine line between being courageous and reckless. Act leader David Seymour is reaping the rewards for being a politician of one or…

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Meet the Australian doctor helping people to die

The Australian state of Victoria legalised assisted dying a year ago. With New Zealand voting on a similar law change next month, Isaac Davison spoke…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Penrich investors start circling legal wagons

Investors in failed Cayman Islands hedge fund Penrich – a list which includes the exclusive Diocesan School for Girls and what is understood be to…

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Election 2020: Judith Collins and the art of cheeky misdirection

COMMENT Like most politicians, Judith Collins isn’t above a bit of cheeky misdirection – regardless of how serious the question is. Asked yesterday about the…

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Election 2020: Judith Collins and the art of cheeky misdirection

COMMENT Like most politicians, Judith Collins isn’t above a bit of cheeky misdirection – regardless of how serious the question is. Asked yesterday about the…

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Aucklanders going on holiday told to take Covid alert restrictions with them

Aucklanders fleeing the city for the school holidays are being urged to take their alert level restrictions with them. The exodus of Aucklanders comes as…

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Multimillion-dollar superyacht repair loophole into NZ border

Our borders are closed and guarded by the military – but if you’ve got enough money you can get your superyacht and an international crew…

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To fight Apple and Google, smaller app rivals organise a coalition

Spotify, Match Group, Epic Games and others have created a nonprofit alliance that they hope will amplify a protest against the power of the giants….

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Aussie think tank finds shocking rise in new Uighur detention camps

China appeared to be expanding its network of secret detention centres in Xinjiang, where predominantly Muslim minorities are targeted in a forced assimilation campaign, and…

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‘Delighted with the news’: Royal baby on the way

Princess Eugenie and her husband and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first child in early 2021. The news was announced on social media through the…

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‘Delighted with the news’: Royal baby on the way

Princess Eugenie and her husband and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first child in early 2021. The news was announced on social media through the…

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Phil Gifford: NZR could walk away from Rugby Championship

COMMENT: New Zealand Rugby has been so badly jerked around by Rugby Australia and Sanzaar, the group that’s supposed to run Southern Hemisphere rugby, the…

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Trump Twitter battle could change the internet forever

US President Donald Trump’s order for the review of laws governing the internet that he issued after Twitter put a fact check on two of…

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Mariah Carey claims her sister tried to ‘sell her to a pimp’

Mariah Carey has claimed her sister tried to “sell her out to a pimp” when she was just 12 years old. The Fantasy singer has…

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US polo star’s death: NZ engineer denies charges

A man charged after the sudden death of a US polo star in the spa pool of a hillside Christchurch house will stand trial later…

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Tragic memories of older sister enduring foster care abuse to protect younger siblings

By Andrew McRae, of RNZ Two women have told the Abuse in Care inquiry that their older sister, who later died, tried to protect them…

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Kim Jong Un apologises to South Korea for official being shot and burnt

South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologised over the killing of a South Korea official. South Korea’s presidential office said on…

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The Kiwi in the White House at the heart of any Trump transition of power

New Zealander Chris Liddell, a key aide to US President Donald Trump, is smoothly planning a possible transition of power after the November election, according…

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Can you spot the potential disaster? Rubbish truck driver’s eagle eye stops ‘explosion’

Hastings District Council is urging people not to put hazardous waste in wheelie bins or general rubbish after three incidents since the start of the…

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Kiwi rock legend Max Merritt dies aged 79

Christchurch-born Kiwi music legend Max Merritt has died in hospital in Los Angeles after battling a rare auto-immune disease. The Max Merritt and the Meteors…

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Injured All Blacks star set for early recall

As is evident in the fraught Christmas quarantine scenario facing the All Blacks, basing the Rugby Championship in Australia comes with many conflicting complications. Yet…

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Auckland Grammar accused of racist anti-Asian school assembly skit

An “Oscars” skit at Auckland Grammar School is under fire after prefects gave out maths and science awards to stereotypical Asian names such as “Ching”…

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Man accused of stealing taps from 20 businesses

A string of tap thefts has resulted in thousands of dollars worth of water damage to several Levin premises. There have been 14 burglaries involving…

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Weekend reads: 11 of the best international premium pieces

Welcome to the weekend. Settle down with a cuppa and catch up on some of the best content from our premium international syndicators this week….

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Gregor Paul: All Blacks only have one card left to play in Rugby Champs mess

COMMENT: Having unilaterally blown up Super Rugby earlier this year, New Zealand Rugby cast itself as the self-styled governor of the Southern Hemisphere. To end…

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Watch: Has BMW ruined the M3? Zooming with DRIVEN

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Watch: Has BMW ruined the M3? Zooming with DRIVEN

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Luxury home built by All Black Sean Fitzpatrick sells for more than $10m

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Live: Serious delays in Waterview Tunnel as school holiday traffic builds

There have been two crashes on Auckland’s motorways this afternoon, causing delays as motorists leave the city for the school holidays. A serious crash took…

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Cannabis firm set to break year-long NZX drought

The IPO drought on the New Zealand stock exchange is set to be broken by a cannabis company. Rua Bioscience has registered its product disclosure…

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