• By NZherald   -   Apr 12, 2019

    TEEN CHARGED WITH DEATH THREAT AGAINST NZ PRIME MINISTER JACINDA ARDERN

    A teenager in Northern Ireland has been charged with making a social media death threat against Jacinda Ardern after the Christchurch...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 12, 2019

    ONLINE TROLLS HIJACKED A SCIENTIST'S IMAGE TO ATTACK KATIE BOUMAN

    As the world stared in wonder this week at the first image of a black hole, a new star was born here on Earth: Katherine Bouman, 29,...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 11, 2019

    TAURANGA FAMILY'S BODY BLOW: 3-YEAR-OLD AZALIA'S DIAGNOSIS OF TERMINAL GENETIC ILLNESS

    Azalia Savage can be a bright and bubbly youngster, but when her health began mysteriously deteriorating, her parents received a heartbreaking...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 11, 2019

    'ARMS RACE AGAINST CYBERSECURITY': NEW ZEALAND BUSINESSES NEED TO TAKE THREATS SERIOUSLY: EXPERT

    The threat of a cybersecurity breach is not a matter of 'if' but rather one of 'when' and so businesses of all sizes need to be alert...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 11, 2019

    JACINDA ARDERN FIRES BACK AT ISRAEL FOLAU AND SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she 'totally disagrees' with Israel Folau and how he's using social media.Asked if his comments...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 10, 2019

    OWNER OF NOTORIOUS 8CHAN INTERNET SITE IN BID TO DEFLECT BLAME FOR ROLE IN CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUE TERROR ATTACKS

    The owner of an internet site where the alleged Christchurch mosque gunman revealed his intentions hours before carrying them out has...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 10, 2019

    'DARK PATTERNS' IN THE SPOTLIGHT AS US POLICYMAKERS TAKE AIM AT WEB COMPANIES

    Two U.S. senators unveiled new legislation Tuesday targeting what they say are deceptive tricks, employed by websites and tech companies,...

    Tech
  • By NZherald   -   Apr 9, 2019

    RATANA CHURCH MINISTER CONVICTED OF SEX OFFENDING HAS MULTIPLE FACEBOOK PAGES SHUT DOWN

    Facebook has banned a number of online profiles run by a recidivist child sex offender who admitted more offending part way through...

    Facebook
  • Exclusive: Recidivist child sex offender jailed after breaching internet ban to download, watch child porn By NZherald   -   Apr 8, 2019

    EXCLUSIVE: RECIDIVIST CHILD SEX OFFENDER JAILED AFTER BREACHING INTERNET BAN TO DOWNLOAD, WATCH CHILD PORN

    A recidivist child sex offender banned from the internet has been sent back to jail for downloading and watching child porn on a cellphone.The...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 7, 2019

    BILLY RAY CYRUS' NEW SONG WITH LIL NAS X OLD TOWN ROAD GOES VIRAL

    These days Billy Ray Cyrus is known more as "Miley's dad".It has been years since he had a mainstream hit on his hands but now a collaboration...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 7, 2019

    UNRELEASED AVICII ALBUM TO BE RELEASED A YEAR AFTER HIS DEATH

    The album Avicii had been working on prior to his death is reportedly now ready for release, according to website TMZ.The late Swedish...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 7, 2019

    ER STAR NOAH WYLE REVEALS WHY THERE'LL NEVER BE A REBOOT

    Despite the recent slew of reboots including Will & Grace, The Twilight Zone and the upcoming Party of Five, ER fans should not to...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 7, 2019

    IF YOUR HUSBAND TEXTED THIS TO ANOTHER WOMAN, IS IT CHEATING? IT'S A QUESTION DIVIDING COUPLES

    Within a few months of meeting at a party, Nadiya and Ryan, an old friend of her family, were messaging each other up to 35 times a...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 7, 2019

    SEXUAL ASSAULT 'NORMALISED' AT DUNEDIN'S KNOX COLLEGE, FORMER STUDENTS ALLEGE

    A prestigious University of Otago hall says it is trying to address its issues in a transparent way, after former students came forward...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 6, 2019

    LOCAL FOCUS: MURALS MAKEOVER WHANGANUI WALLS

    The walls of Whanganui are no stranger to street murals. But last weekend, new life was breathed onto them as part of the Whanganui...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 6, 2019

    THE REAL REASON KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN'S POOSH SITE HAS BEEN SLAMMED

    Oh Kourtney Kardashian, what have you done?The eldest of the reality TV siblings launched her lifestyle site, POOSH this week, after...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 6, 2019

    AUSTRALIAN WOMAN JESSICA NIALL MAKES $24,000 IN JUST 24 HOURS WITH SKIN START-UP

    It was a Sunday just like any other when Jessica Niall - sitting nervously in her Melbourne home - bit the bullet and hit 'live' on...

  • By NZherald   -   Apr 6, 2019

    'DISGUSTING AND PREDATORY': VIRUS INFECTS 12 YEAR-OLD GIRL'S PHONE WITH PORN

    An Auckland mother has been left distressed after her young daughter's phone repeatedly displayed explicit porn videos and "predatory"...

    Phone, iPhone, Android
  • By NZherald   -   Apr 5, 2019

    FACEBOOK'S PROMISE TO TAKE DOWN HATE SPEECH JUST "LIP SERVICE", USERS SAY

    Kiwis trying to get "hate speech" taken down from Facebook following the Christchurch mosque attacks say the social media giant isn't...

    Facebook
  • By NZherald   -   Apr 4, 2019

    AUSTRALIA TAKES TOUGH LINE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Australia's Parliament has passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such...