Ben Smith's head takes impact video

10:14 PM  All Blacks fullback leaves the field in the first half, and doesn't return.

Chiefs stage ambush video

Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie slips an Aaron Smith tackle attempt.

10:39 PM  Chiefs coach seeking improvement despite ending Highlanders' hoodoo.

Body found in Manawatu River

10:44 PM  Following a day-long search, police have found a body in the Manawatu River.

Fraudster's husband duped

She stole from the school where she worked, and also took from her husband.

Trump builds travel ban case

US President Donald Trump's travel ban was overturned by a court. But now, reports say he's building a legal case to reinstate it.

And the new NZ Bachelor is...

A sporty, outdoorsy and a "laidback Kiwi bloke" will be trying to find love on NZ television.

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Teen charged with murder

Mark Beale, who was found unconscious at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay on the morning of February 6, 2017.

The body of Mark Beale, 45, was found at the fishing spot he loved most.

Woman barricades self in office

Police had to deal with former mental health patient, who did not feel safe outside of MP Trevor Mallard's office.

Police recommend motorists take an alternative route, as serious delays are expected.

Car and motorcycle crash

Motorcyclists injured following crash in Huntly, with traffic delays expected for a long time.

Video

Chiefs ambush Highlanders

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie seeking improvement despite ending Highlanders' hoodoo.

world

Nerve agent killed Jong Nam video

Kim Jong Nam, left, and his half-brother, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Dead half-brother of North Korean leader died shortly after two women put nerve agent on his face.

FBI won't back up White House

The White House says there are no links between Russia and Trump, but the FBI isn't saying anything.

The man was allegedly trying to bring five kilos of cocaine through Melbourne Airport.

$1.74m cocaine bust in airport

Secret compartment in suitcase hid massive cocaine haul, in Melbourne, Australia drug bust.

business

Air craft diplomacy video

Flight Lieutenant Rebecca Lee and Squadron Leader Rich Mcphaden fly the A400M over the Marlborough Sounds on Friday.

One of Britain's most modern military planes drops into Wellington as part of an international sale pitch.

Stinky water turns off tourists

Overseas visitors expecting pristine countryside are being put off by NZ's pollution.

In 2016, 93 million people worldwide subscribed to Netflix.

Spark/Netflix tie-up mooted

Fresh instalment in TV soap opera possible as book closes on Sky/Vodafone merger.

technology

New iPhone may do 3-D selfies

Apple's next smartphone may have a camera that can map your face.

Apple's next smartphone may have a camera that can map your face.

Why Apple TV failed to take off video

Time and again, engineers have been forced to compromise on Apple's vision of revolutionising the living room.

HZD

Horizon Zero Dawn: Inside the game

Gerard Campbell catches up with Joel Eschler, producer of the new PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn.

life & style

Why I don't want male babysitters

I am determined to do everything I can to make sure my daughter is not a victim of abuse.

OPINION: My husband and I made a rule: no man would ever babysit our children.

The secret to the female orgasm

You only need to do three things.

I like to think that the instinct to take the photo was rooted in hope.

What my daily selfies revealed

I took a photo of myself every day after my marriage ended - and I'm glad I did.

well & good

The benefits of having cancer stuff nation

David Downs has lost 9 kilos in 5 weeks, one of the changes his friends have noticed since his cancer diagnosis.

David Downs: I'll tell you what – if you want to feel good about yourself, get cancer.

Back pain could kill you early

Back pain is the leading cause of disability globally.

Gwyneth Paltrow: Lifestyle blogger or peddler of "fake luxury news"?

Gwyneth's new book is a doozy

From the woman who introduced the world to vagina steaming and conscious uncoupling.

home & property

How to spice up the kitchen

A 4m-long dining table from Indonesia sets the scale for the rest of the room; the large pendant lights help create a ...

The best new ideas to enhance the heart of every house - the kitchen.

'90s house renovation wows

Good-bye '90s, hello 2017 – Ponsonby home gets a huge makeover and has never looked better.

"The Heart Wants What It Wants," and we're coveting Selena Gomez's stunning Texas mansion.

Inside Selena's Texas estate

The home of the most followed person on Instagram is just as beautiful as she is.

food & wine

Home's poke salad bowl

Poke salad bowl from Home eatery in Christchurch.

We help readers track down a dish from a restaurant or cafe.

Nutritional labels added to beer

As of Friday, local brewers will voluntarily add dietary information.

Top 5 summer delicacies

Pineapple on pizza: yay or nay?

nz farmer

Jury out on fewer farmer deaths

Worksafe programme manager agriculture Al McCone.

The new health and safety laws for farms are a year old and is it a coincidence that farmer deaths are down?

Surge in orders for calf pens

Orders are pouring in for bobby calf holding pens as the deadline to meet new regulations approaches.

Rampant rates anger farmers

Farmer's grass bonanza dream

entertainment

Bravo claims win over Prime

The Real Housewives of Auckland has helped gain market share for Bravo.

Bravo says Real Housewives show has helped them leapfrog Prime as the #4 network with women.

Thunderbirds are go again

Unfortunately, fans are going to have to get up early to catch it.

The pop star is being honoured for several philanthropic efforts.

Rihanna gets Harvard honour

Singer to receive award for philanthropic efforts to improve cancer treatment in Barbados.

travel

DoC's $60 park fee idea video

DoC is considering entry fees for national parks including Aoraki Mount Cook.

Could NZ follow South America's example of charging locals to access tracks and double hut fees for tourists?

Hiroshima's children of atom video

Your society demonised, culture usurped, city wiped out... it's little wonder there's an identity crisis.

Fitzroy Beach may be one of the most popular in New Plymouth, but the rest of the world hasn't realised how awesome it ...

What about Taranaki? video

It's Lonely Planet's #2 region but Taranaki has no beach in country's top 10. How can this be?

motoring

Fortnight on motorway

"There doesn't always seem to be a reason for the traffic apart from at Takanini," Bob Mitchell said.

Congestion so bad on Auckland motorway commuters spend equivalent of 12 days a year on it.

Brazen cyclists spark concern video

Helmet-less wheelie-popping cyclists are irritating residents and motorists in a New York suburb.

Billy Marshall of Salt Lake City is in town to join in the festivities.

Peaks and troughs video

Americarna is well-oiled machine, but it's had its ups and downs over the years.  

stuff nation

Malawi porridge project

Stuff Nation use only - Holly Scott, centre, with a group of children from Chifunga Secondary School, Malawi.

We hope to help feed and educate the 300 students of Chifunga Secondary School, in Malawi.

Wild Wellington waves

James McKelvie captured these photos of waves splashing on the rocks near Wellington airport.

Edmund

Edmund the  mini schnauzer

Edmund the exploring mini schnauzer is a big fan of exploring New Zealand. Catch him around Auckland.

sport

Live: Reds v Sharks

Queensland Reds first-five Quade Cooper.

The Reds host the Sharks in Brisbane in their opening game of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Black Caps defend fortress video

Wellington World Cup memories linger for pivotal Black Caps v South Africa ODI.

Crusaders halfback Bryn Hall, pictured scoring a try against the Hurricanes in the semifinal of the Brisbane Global Tens ...

The hoodoo haunting Crusaders video

The Crusaders haven't won a Super Rugby round-one game in Christchurch in seven years.

good reads

Akaroa Harbour: Beauty and darkness

Mum and baby Hector's dolphins swim up to a Black Cat catamaran to check out the tourists.

It's always been a harbour worth fighting over, protecting, celebrating and enjoying. There's nowhere else like it.

Protesters berate Republicans

A woman shouts during a town hall meeting for Republican US Senator Bill Cassidy in Metairie, Louisiana.

Spurred by the chaos of Trump's first month, they came in their hundreds, in cities and towns, to heckle, plead and badger.

Good days, bad days and 'meltdowns'

The Sim family, from left, Cathy Kiely, her son Jesse Sim, and Philip Sim.

Mum sometimes cries and wonders "why me?". But then her autistic son Jesse brings a flower and says, "mum, love".

A Kiwi's farewell to Saudi Arabia stuff nation

Walking past Chop Chop Square on the way to Diera Souk.

It's deprivation. No movies, no theatre, no music, no art. It's contradictions and experiences like none other.

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oddstuff

Setting sail for school video

Luca Beihenert, 12, lives on a yacht in the harbour, and takes a dingy, then cycles to Nelson Intermediate School every day.

One Nelson student's daily journey to school is a little bit different to the usual bus, bike or car trip.

A cruise in a hearse

Derek Hampstead, daughter Jazz and sister Catherine Kahukiwa, took part in the annual Rest Home Run in a funeral car.

"Might as well take a ride while you're alive."

Lake's portal to another dimension video

Lake Berryessa in California has a 21 metre diameter hole in it to help when water gets too high.

Heavy rains in US trigger giant whirlpool, as 7.5 million litres of water a minute disappear.

More than "conventional antiques"

Ray says west Aucklanders are an imaginative people and it takes unique things to impress them.

Keeping it unique is the name of the game says antique shop owner Ray.

Parenting

Do mums prefer sleep or sex?

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what Aussie mothers prefer between the sheets.

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what mothers prefer between the sheets.

Ordinary day with autistic son

The Sim family, from left, Cathy Kiely, her son Jesse Sim, and Philip Sim.

Mum sometimes cries and wonders "why me?". But then her autistic son Jesse brings a flower and says, "mum, love".

Motherhood isn't worth fuss?

Hey, they don't call her Queen Bey for nothing.

OPINION: Yes it is. Motherhood may be a common experience, but that doesn't make it any less extraordinary.

Baby sees mum for first time

At four months old, baby Emil receives glasses - and his reaction is priceless.

At four months old, baby Emil receives glasses - and his reaction is priceless.

kiwi traveller

Unspoken etiquette of air travel

Shoes on or off? It depends on the odour, says an expert.

Is it ok to hold a conversation over someone in a middle seat? Whose armrest is it, anyway?

Surviving the world's longest flight video

Don't wake up for breakfast: Airplane breakfasts are almost always disappointing. Get the extra rest instead.

Use in-flight magazines for footrests and bring sinus spray to avoid getting clogged up.

Why you should bin luggage tags

Those stickers that check-in staff put on your bags? Take them off before your next flight.

Those stickers that check-in staff put on your bags? Take them off before your next flight.

Kiwi in France: Wintering in Pyrenees stuff nation

When the snow finally blankets the nearby hills, there is plenty of choice of slopes for tobogganing and snow fights.

Behind closed shutters and boarded houses the community hums with life.

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