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Wallabies star 'respected by all' video

All Blacks among rugby world tributes to ex-Wallaby Dan Vickerman, who died aged 37.

Missing woman dead

The body of Wellington woman Kebai Liu, 76, has been located by police after an exhaustive two-day search.

Three days after Kebai Liu disappeared from her Wellington home, her body was found in the bush.

Sweden mocks Trump over fib video

2:33 AM  Donald Trump defends immigration policy by citing a terror attack that he made up.

Ed Sheeran to become NZer? video

2:01 AM  Pop star's so smitten after visiting New Zealand that he wants to become a citizen.

Black Caps pipped video

Another nerve-jangling finish to a one-dayer saw the visitors sneak home.

To the man who aimed a gun at me

"Every sleepless night, every call I can't answer, every meal I can't eat: You're in all of it."

national

Quake relief's $8m shortfall

A $3.7m Kaikoura earthquake relief package for psycho-social support was a fraction of the amount asked for by the ...

Package to support those hit by Kaikoura earthquake is inadequate to support their mental distress, psychotherapist says.

One dead after car rolled

Four people were in the car when it rolled on State Highway 1 near Blenheim, one has been killed.

Cory Beynon with his son Levi, 11, residents of Hoon Hay Valley Rd in Christchurch, return to their home for a limited ...

Cleaning up in the Port Hills video

Out went the fresh food, rotten after days with no fridge or freezer. Then the smoke-contaminated packets in the pantry.

Video

Parting gift becomes an attraction

Music teacher's grand piano, bequeathed to Martinborough community, has enabled the creation of a new music festival.

world

Death plot 'masterminds' fled

Kim Jong Nam was allegedly poisoned to death.

Four people suspected in Kim Jong Nam's murder left Malaysia the same day he died - but where did they go?

Music fest 'awash with drugs'

Hospitals around Melbourne receive a rush of overdose patients after a night of debauchery ends badly.

Feral cats are considered the single biggest threat to native wildlife in Australia.

Australia's war on feral cats

The Australian govt aims to wipe out 2 million feral cats as native species are at risk of extinction.

business

What's behind Cadbury's closure?

Dunedin's Cadbury factory is to be shut, joining others all across the developed world as Mondelez shifts production to ...

The food giant planning to shut the Cadbury Dunedin chocolate factory is on a $4 billion cost-cutting drive.

Airbnb scams on the rise video

The six-bedroom "Bondi Beach luxury villa," listed at $780 a night for 12 people, was actually in Florida.

Shamubeel Eaqub says experts should reconnect with a wider society in the way they communicate.

Experts are people too

OPINION: Except for a handful, most academics are invisible in public life, sidelined and ridiculed.

technology

Dumb phones: The good and bad

Perks of a dumb phone include a battery life of several days, a durable design, and almost no chance of getting your ...

Dumb phones may be poised to make a comeback, but why would you want one?

Cafe charges for phone charging

Tired of tourists powering up batteries for hours, Austrian cafe owner Galina Pokorny has introduced a fee.

Halo Wars 2

Review: Halo Wars 2 video

We put the real time strategy take on the Xbox's flagship franchise through its paces.

life & style

Tiffany Trump's frontrow snub video

Tiffany Trump was apparently snubbed by magazine editors at New York Fashion Week.

An unlikely celeb came to Trump's daughter's defence after mag editors wouldn't sit with her at NY Fashion Week.

At my place: Andy Ellis

Take a look into the backyard of former All Black Andy Ellis.

Blake Lively

'I didn't wake up this way'

Blake Lively wants her kids – and all little girls – to know the truth about beautiful celebs on the red carpet.

well & good

Get the body you always wanted

Be good to your body and your body will be good to you.

About 80 per cent or women actively dislike the body they've been given. Here's how to change that.

Indulge your 'inner weirdo' video

Laughing hysterically for no reason whatsoever in public may be considered completely bonkers.

Dr Tom Mulholland and the Healthy Families Far North kaiwhakahaere, Shirleyanne Brown at Waitangi 2017.

Attitudes to sugar must change

Times like this highlight why we need system and attitudinal change.

home & property

A light-filled urban home

The couple have lived in the area for 12 years but say it's their cat Izzy who rules the roost.

This K'Rd room is a retreat for the costume stylist and homeware store owner who live there.

Kitchen trends for 2017

Organic materials, handcrafted detailing and inbuilt pressure cookers are all in the mix.

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Ex All Black Andy Ellis is reporting for 7 Sharp. A ...

At my place: Andy Ellis

Take a look into the backyard of former All Black Andy Ellis.

food & wine

What's the best tomato relish?

Which tomato relish goes best on your grazing plate?

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

Not all processed foods are bad

It is how the foods are made that matters.

The flip side: Tarte Tatin

World olive oil shortage coming

nz farmer

Gun taken for farmer's safety

Farmers are battling with the emotional fallout from November's earthquake and rural support workers suggest they open ...

Police confiscate gun as fragile drought and quake-hit farmers hit breaking point.

War on rustlers to go high-tech

A new animal tracking system could be a valuable weapon in war on stock theft.

Billboard storm in a C-cup

Anti-farming slurs hurt

entertainment

Model gets more go on Moro

Rachel Hunter and Joe Naufahu both star in Air New Zealand's new inflight safety video.

Rachel Hunter parties into the wee hours with actor Joe Naufahu – aka Khal Moro from Game Of Thrones.

Star Wars: More than 1 Jedi?

The Last Jedi posters in Spanish, French and German refer to Jedi in the plural sense - and fans are freaking out.

Wrinkle in Time cast in NZ

Stars' girls' night out in NZ video

Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling hit the dancefloor in Wanaka.

travel

Coolest bus stop ever?

One of the artists at the refurnished Alphington bus stop.

The boring bus wait is a thing of the past at this "reclaimed" 1970s-themed bus stop in Melbourne.

Daredevil scolded in Dubai

Remember the Russian model seen dangling from a skyscraper in Dubai? Local police aren't happy with her.

Actor Ryan Gosling was born in London, Ontario.

What to know about Canadians

They don't like to be mistaken for Americans and they love ice-hockey.

motoring

Harley Road King rearmed

The 2017 Road King might look the same, but there are huge changes behind the traditional facade.

More polish hasn't affected the Road King's classic Harley-Davidson character.

SUV nearly squashes pair video

Even after being smashed through a fence and falling several metres the danger had not passed for this mum and child.

The 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast.

New Ferrari is 'Superfast'

Geneva debut for the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history.

stuff nation

Dyslexic learners let down?

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

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

Lake Pukaki

These photos are just the tip of a collection of images that makes me proud to live in New Zealand.

More FM DJs Simon Barnett (L) and co-host Gary McCormick

Chch suffering 'crisis fatigue'

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

sport

SA win in 'toughest conditions'

AB de Villiers of South Africa sweeps against the spin during his crucial innings against New Zealand at Seddon Park in ...

1:40 AM  During dramatic ODI triumph over Black Caps in Hamilton, South African skipper AB de Villiers never quite felt in control.

Crouser trumps Walsh

Not even a New Zealand residents record was enough for Tom Walsh to beat American Ryan Crouser.

Anna Peterson has taken a hat-trick to help the White Ferns to a twenty20 win over Australia.

Ferns win with hat-trick video

Anna Peterson steps up for the White Ferns with some last over heroics to stun Australia

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

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?

Billboard storm in a C-cup

Designer Direct's infamous billboard has been sold. Designer Direct owner Michael Adams hands over to new owner Tim Harris.

Too saucy for some residents, a former councillor purchased the Bull's billboard.

Kazakh chef brings slice of home to Kiwi classic video

Chef Raha Assilbekov says he wants to give Kiwis a taste of Kazakhstan with BLD Cafe.

Forget mince and cheese - try a Kiwi-Kazakh chicken and potato pie in Glendene.

Parenting

'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.

Divorced dad buys ex-wife gifts

Billy Flynn is "rising above" divorce to set a good example for his two young sons.

According to Billy Flynn, the world needs "good men", so he's setting a good example to his two sons.

Cancer survivor shamed in class

A teacher shamed a five-year-old cancer survivor, when she saw the young girl pulling at her hair.

Teacher told the five-year-old American school girl, "You can’t be pretty if you’re bald."

Good news for older mums

Mums are increasingly having their first child at an older age than they did in the past.

New research shows there are now some advantages to having kids later in life.

kiwi traveller

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.

Kepler Track is NZ's greatest walk

The Kepler Track is 60km.

So pure and Jurassic, it almost transports you back to when New Zealand was still a land of birds.

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