How did Nadine die?

She was found dead with a note nearby. But private investigation cast doubt on everything.

Dotcom loses in court

Kim Dotcom has been battling extradition through the courts.

4:38 PM  High Court rules against Kim Dotcom - and the case is set to go back to court.

PM slams Super boss's payrise video

6 min ago  NZ's highest-paid public servant took a 36 per cent pay rise despite the PM's objection.

A true Kiwi campervan hero video

19 min ago  Basil Lloydd sparked the cooker and blew up his campervan. Despite serious burns, he drove the blazing vehicle to safety.

Bank: Customers sign away privacy

3:39 PM  Bank argued its customers agreed to data being given to police, by signing dotted line.

'Nobody wants a dead hero'

4:09 PM  Family and friends say a tearful goodbye to the man who died fighting the Port Hills fires.

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national

Man seriously assaulted in car park

Whangarei police are looking for information on a carpark assault in late January.

12 min ago  Police seek info on a hotel car park attack where man is still recovering from his injuries weeks later.

Kid in car chase

Child one of three passengers in a stolen car, abandoned by driver after police pursuit.

Javeed Hameedi was declined a discharge without conviction for indecently assaulting a passenger in his taxi.

Driver 'preyed' on woman

3:09 PM  Taxi driver who locked young passenger in car and indecently assaulted her sentenced to 18 months supervision.

Video

PM slams Super boss' super funds

Bill English says heads could roll after NZ's highest-paid public servant received 36 per cent pay rise despite his objection.

world

Only Trump was brave enough video

A mural depicting US President Donald Trump dancing with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London.

3:14 PM  SATIRE: The US president deserves kudos. He felt the beat of Sweden's tambourine and he called it out.

Cafe shoots to fame in mix-up

Small-town eatery in France that usually serves tradesmen accidentally awarded Michelin star.

Beka Economopoulos stands center stage at the rally in Boston.

'Make America smart again' video

3:18 PM  Protesting scientists demand Donald Trump's office accept reality on climate change.

business

Auckland crossing derailed video

The eastern side of Auckland Harbour Bridge where the Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing tunnel is planned to be built.

Phil Goff's preference for buses over rail in $4b harbour tunnel labelled "crazy".

Salon uses banned chemical

Auckland beauty salon used high-risk substance in room with no fan or vent.

ANZ is one bank that has noticed more borrowers want fixed-term rates.

Borrowers shift to fix

When a first-home buyer took out a mortgage, she decided to fix the bulk of it.

technology

You should be afraid of Facebook

Facebook actively created the silos by fine-tuning the algorithm that lies at its centre - the one that forms a user's ...

Facebook has spawned anxieties and addictions that detracts from a user's life satisfaction.

Explaining the new iPhone screens

Apple is rumoured to be changing the screen on its new phones which may increase prices.

​Felix Kjellberg: "YouTube is trying to kill my channel."

Pewdiepie sorry, attacks media

​Felix Kjellberg says sorry for anti-Semitic remarks but blames media who don't "get" him.

life & style

Inside Sandra Bullock's home

There are plenty of shaded outdoor porches, ideal for enjoying the sultry Georgia weather. This is the true Southern ...

3:24 PM  Located on Tybee Island, Georgia, the actress' holiday home has plenty of Southern charm to spare.

Chrissy: 'I want it to be normal' video

3:40 PM  Chrissy Teigen says she's tired of seeing Asian models stuck in "That Asian Girl" roles.

It's hard to understand why ladies never run out of things to talk about.

Confusing things women do

3:27 PM  The never-ending battle of the sexes, as told by the internet.

well & good

The new benefit of walking

Getting in 40 minutes of walking a day would reap big rewards in overall health.

If all the over-55s got walking, we could save billions in health care costs each year.

Woman's potting mix coma

She was just potting up succulents, but the homely task would nearly cost Susan Dromgool her life.

Despite having dietary requirements, many of us just don't want to appear to have "issues" with food.

Why you shouldn't diet in secret

How hiding your weight loss goal from family and friends can hinder your success.

home & property

Feature lights that are hot

The vibrant rainbow colouring of the Gypsy chandelier will bring a touch of fun to any room. Hang it in your teenage ...

18 min ago  Brighten up your day with these trendy feature lights.

The power of the framed photo

3:45 PM  Large framed photographs add instant impact to a room, says Milo & Mitzy blogger Amy Tennent.

The Edris House was designed in 1952 by architect E. Stewart Williams.

Mid-century masterpiece gallery

3:57 PM  The Edris House, one of Palm Springs' iconic mid-century modern homes, is on the market for the first time in 17 years.

food & wine

Korean barbecue beef sliders

Recipes by Bernadette Hogg. Styling by Kate Arbuthnot

These mini burgers are a taste sensation.

What's the best tomato relish?

Which brand tastes most homemade? We put three of them to the test.

Recipe: Pork banh mi tacos

Not all processed foods are bad

nz farmer

Paua ban extended

Jason Ruawai is chairman of PauaMAC3, the representative body for professional paua divers in Canterbury.

3:17 PM  Emergency closure of Kaikoura's paua fishery pushed out by nine months to help quake-battered stocks.

Shareholders choose takeover

4:17 PM  A Chinese takeover of Southland processor Blue Sky Meats has been given shareholder approval.

Gun taken for farmer's safety

War on rustlers to go high-tech

entertainment

Jagger's memoir too tame?

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs in Havana, Cuba.

3:12 PM  Somehow, the Holy Grail of debaucherous rock 'n' roll history has been hidden away in some dusty publisher's office for almost four decades.

Adele's all smiles in Sydney

We wish we could look this joyful after a long haul flight. Nice one, Adele.

The Hollies are back in New Zealand this week for a five-date tour of North Island.

Hollies still riding the carousel

Meet the band who rival The Rolling Stones for longevity.

travel

Mother Nature's rainbow video

It might look pretty, but the trek to this mountain 5000m above sea level is not for the faint-heated.

It might look pretty, but the trek to this mountain 5000m above sea level is not for the faint-heated.

Coastin' with the postman

 Bob Marriott and his wife hitch a ride with Gordon the postie on a rural delivery run from Featherston to Cape Palliser.

It's an optical illusion that only occurs briefly every year, where flowing water glows like lava.

'Fire' spews from waterfall video

It's an optical illusion that only occurs briefly every year, where flowing water glows like lava.

motoring

An 007-inspired Lotus gallery

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 honours iconic Esprit S1 made famous as the submarine car in the James Bond movie, The Spy ...

Lotus is paying homage to one of its most famous cars - just don't expect it to turn into a submarine.

Corolla hybrid a struggle

You can have Prius power in your Corolla for an extra $3000. But the break-even point is a long way away.

Coolest Corolla ever? Certainly the least available. Toyota's hatch hit the WRC stage in 1997.

Not all Corollas are boring

Want to get wild? Get a Corolla. No, really; look at these.

stuff nation

Our beloved sweet boy, Kuj

Stuff Nation - http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/17478155/Pet-of-the-day-Our-beloved-sweet-boy-Kujet - Pet of the day - Kuj

Sadly we lost our boy, Kuj, to cancer last week, just a few weeks after his fourth birthday.

Chch suffering 'crisis fatigue'

"Like most people in Christchurch, we are now hypersensitive to disaster."

''Dyslexia'' word with wooden letters on dark background - dyslexic - for Stuff Nation assignment

Dyslexic learners let down?

“NZ teachers are not trained to recognise the characteristics ... this should be compulsory."

sport

Coles: 'Canes fittest I've seen video

Hurricanes fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder, centre, took only a limited part in the team's clash with the Crusaders due to ...

4:09 PM  Nehe Milner-Skudder the only slight injury concern for the Hurricanes.

Highlanders hoodoo, 'history'

Six losses on the trot to Super Rugby's southern men means nothing to Chiefs coach Dave Rennie.

Southern United's Andy Mulligan challenges Leo Villa of Team Wellington during the Football match at Rugby Park in ...

Team Wellington crowdfund

3:41 PM  Franchise needs $25,000 to cover costs of going to New Caledonia for Oceania's top club comp.

good reads

Push for California's exit video

Karen Sherman  of Yes California, leads a secessionist meeting in San Diego.

Huddled in a luxury apartment building, group plots to have California secede from the US.

Dinner date diplomacy

It's the annual trans-Tasman dinner date.  Prime Minister Bill English and wife Mary take a water taxi with Australian ...

Malcolm Turnbull and John Key got on like a house on fire. The Bill English relationship might need work.

Roe of Roe v Wade dies

Norma McCorvey was "Jane Roe" in the 1973 Supreme Court case of Roe vs. Wade that struck down many state laws that ...

Unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy, she became Jane Roe.

Vow to reduce child abuse

Grainne Moss has had five months as chief executive-in-waiting for the Ministry for Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki, ...

The head of a new uber agency for vulnerable children says she can halt New Zealand's roll call of shame.

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oddstuff

Broken arm following steer attack

A man suffered a broken arm after he was attacked by a steer on his cattle truck.

Instead of going into the meat works quietly, this steer attacked the driver dropping it off.

Cafe shoots to fame in mix-up

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Small-town eatery in France that usually serves tradesmen accidentally awarded Michelin star.

Cruising the Waikato River

"There's plenty of room for activities," Tim Riddell says.

"There's plenty of room for activities."

Itching to get stitching

A continued workshop will be held at Katey Pittwood's family home, which was formerly a funeral home.

Did you know sewing was trendy?

Parenting

I gave my tween a smartphone

One mum worried about giving her 12-year-old a smartphone – but found surprising benefits.

One mum worried about giving her 12-year-old a smartphone – but found surprising benefits.

Why the 'ban' on formula info?

Finding information and support for bottle feeding mums can be difficult.

Is New Zealand's pro-breastfeeding Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative also mum friendly?

Pregnant after 452 needles

After 452 needles, two rounds of IVF and three failed transfers, the Walkers are welcoming twins.

US couple who are expecting twins shares a photo representing their arduous IVF journey.

'Risky' teething items on sale

Hyland's teething products sold in Australia have been investigated after baby deaths in America.

Some Australasia-based online pharmacies will ship them to New Zealand.

kiwi traveller

Wanderluster: Kiwis' life in Scandinavia

Matthew and Chelsea are big fans of the nomadic lifestyle.

After 10 years on the road, an intrepid couple share their advice on travelling Northern Europe.

Africa: Wildlife and brilliant beaches

Go in search of the Big Five in Tanzania's best wildlife areas.

I want to go to Africa to do a safari and hit the beaches. Got a travel question? We can help/

Amsterdam: A bloomin' good time

A gardener cleans a tulips field at the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse.

Charming architecture, clogs, windmills, bikes, and an eclectic atmosphere.

Embracing the spirit of adventure

Robyn moved to New Zealand for a change of lifestyle.

Robyn Tisdell swapped Essex and Brighton in England for a healthy new lifestyle in Auckland.

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