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    Climate of fear stops sexually harassed doctors speaking up

    Climate of fear stops sexually harassed doctors speaking up


    Young female doctors say they regularly endure sexual harassment while on the job but hardly anyone is reporting it, out of fear it will hurt or even end their careers. The New Zealand Resident Doctor's...

    Young female doctors say they regularly endure sexual harassment while on the job but hardly anyone is reporting it, out of fear it will hurt or even end their careers. The New Zealand Resident Doctor's ...
    First baby: Social media, a book but no name

    First baby: Social media, a book but no name


    On her first full day we found out what she's wearing, the strength of her appetite, and what she won't be called. The first photo of her wee face and tiny fingers, already wrapped around her mum's...

    On her first full day we found out what she's wearing, the strength of her appetite, and what she won't be called. The first photo of her wee face and tiny fingers, already wrapped around her mum's ...
    Grandparents' ashes stolen from cemetery

    Grandparents' ashes stolen from cemetery


    An Auckland family is reeling after their loved ones' memorial plaques and ashes were stolen from a Howick cemetery. On Tuesday, Jennifer Nicoll went to visit the spot where her parents had been laid...

    An Auckland family is reeling after their loved ones' memorial plaques and ashes were stolen from a Howick cemetery. On Tuesday, Jennifer Nicoll went to visit the spot where her parents had been laid ...

    Speaking Secrets amidst #MeToo


    This article by NZME journalist Georgina Campbell explains why she decided to create the Speaking Secrets podcast, a co-production by NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB. For the series trailer, listen to the podcast...

    This article by NZME journalist Georgina Campbell explains why she decided to create the Speaking Secrets podcast, a co-production by NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB. For the series trailer, listen to the podcast ...
    We were tricked, internet users complain

    We were tricked, internet users complain


    Broadband customers have complained that they have been tricked into moving internet providers without their consent. In one case, a sales rep called an internet provider pretending to be the grandson...

    Broadband customers have complained that they have been tricked into moving internet providers without their consent. In one case, a sales rep called an internet provider pretending to be the grandson ...

    Need more city parks? Get a stacker


    A German designed high-tech car stacking system in a new development is a residential first that promises to solve apartment parking woes, according to the realtor. As well as beautiful design elements...

    A German designed high-tech car stacking system in a new development is a residential first that promises to solve apartment parking woes, according to the realtor. As well as beautiful design elements ...

    Would you pay $13 for a smoothie?


    Smoothies - which can cost up to $13 – are being increasingly devoured by health-conscious Kiwis. But punters have been warned despite the hit in the wallet, they may not be as good for your health –...

    Smoothies - which can cost up to $13 – are being increasingly devoured by health-conscious Kiwis. But punters have been warned despite the hit in the wallet, they may not be as good for your health – ...

    Lotto man's fate a mystery 15 years on


    Mystery still surrounds the disappearance of Tauranga City Lotto Store co-owner John Duff 15 years after he failed to turn up to work. Kristin Macfarlane spoke to the police officer in charge of the...

    Mystery still surrounds the disappearance of Tauranga City Lotto Store co-owner John Duff 15 years after he failed to turn up to work. Kristin Macfarlane spoke to the police officer in charge of the ...

    Push to change 'unfair' ACC law


    The Government is being urged to honour a pre-election promise to change an "unfair" law which sees some working people injured in accidents getting less than minimum wage while receiving follow-up medical...

    The Government is being urged to honour a pre-election promise to change an "unfair" law which sees some working people injured in accidents getting less than minimum wage while receiving follow-up medical ...

    Big shot: Steven Spielberg laid bare in doco


    Jaws, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan . No director in history has that many stone-cold classics on their resumé. In addition to directing some of the...

    Jaws, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan . No director in history has that many stone-cold classics on their resumé. In addition to directing some of the ...

    Children suffer in American horror story


    The greatest country on Earth. That's how the United States describes itself. A shining beacon of freedom, democracy and decency, helmed by the so-called leader of the free world. That rosy, self-congratulatory...

    The greatest country on Earth. That's how the United States describes itself. A shining beacon of freedom, democracy and decency, helmed by the so-called leader of the free world. That rosy, self-congratulatory ...

    Young doctors on harassment in the job


    Three medical practitioners tell Tess Nichol about a culture of sexual intimidation and cover-ups in our hospitals. Helen's story A young doctor says she felt used after a senior doctor sent her...

    Three medical practitioners tell Tess Nichol about a culture of sexual intimidation and cover-ups in our hospitals. Helen's story A young doctor says she felt used after a senior doctor sent her ...

    Steve Braunias: Secret Diary of the Birth


    WINSTON PETERS Well of course I congratulate Jacinda Ardern on The Birth but when and how I choose to do that is none of anyone's business. I think what's important is that she gets plenty of rest...

    WINSTON PETERS Well of course I congratulate Jacinda Ardern on The Birth but when and how I choose to do that is none of anyone's business. I think what's important is that she gets plenty of rest ...

    Comedian Brynley Stent: 'I was a weird kid'


    Who is your favourite character you've ever played and why? I do tend to lean towards these sort of hopeless weirdos. People that you would love to watch at a party but wouldn't want to talk too because...

    Who is your favourite character you've ever played and why? I do tend to lean towards these sort of hopeless weirdos. People that you would love to watch at a party but wouldn't want to talk too because ...

    Milly Paris and the art of letting go


    In 2012, the Les and Milly Paris collection broke auction records when $4.5 million of work by some of New Zealand's greatest artists was sold. But it was only part of the story. Les had died, and Milly...

    In 2012, the Les and Milly Paris collection broke auction records when $4.5 million of work by some of New Zealand's greatest artists was sold. But it was only part of the story. Les had died, and Milly ...

    The revival of te reo Māori


    Advocates have long said te reo needs to be seen and heard outside the classroom if the language is to survive and thrive. Now, Auckland University Press is bringing out the first te reo book for adults...

    Advocates have long said te reo needs to be seen and heard outside the classroom if the language is to survive and thrive. Now, Auckland University Press is bringing out the first te reo book for adults ...

    Behind bars with one of NZ's longest serving prisoners


    Surprisingly, during the later part of 40 years in jail, Arthur Taylor has found a whole lot of love. Taylor, who turns 62 this year, has developed a passion for the law and fallen head over heels for...

    Surprisingly, during the later part of 40 years in jail, Arthur Taylor has found a whole lot of love. Taylor, who turns 62 this year, has developed a passion for the law and fallen head over heels for ...

    Auckland's D and E rated food joints revealed


    Going out for dinner tonight? This might change your mind. Some of Auckland's filthiest eateries have been revealed in the latest round of inspections by Auckland Council officials. Seventy food joints...

    Going out for dinner tonight? This might change your mind. Some of Auckland's filthiest eateries have been revealed in the latest round of inspections by Auckland Council officials. Seventy food joints ...

    Buildings shaken, residents on edge as strong 4.9 quake hits Hawke's Bay


    Hawkes Bay's residents have been left shaken after a strong 4.9 earthquake rolled through the province on Friday night. Buildings were reportedly left shaking and lights swinging as the quake, centred...

    Hawkes Bay's residents have been left shaken after a strong 4.9 earthquake rolled through the province on Friday night. Buildings were reportedly left shaking and lights swinging as the quake, centred ...