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Horror in Melbourne video

3 min ago  Three dead, 25 injured after shots were fired and pedestrians were run down in CBD.

Watch: chaos unfolds

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'Flying like skittles' video

Medical treatment is offered to victims of the carnage in Melbourne's CBD.

6:17 PM  Baby in pram "flew out from under car" as bodies were sent flying in Melbourne's CBD carnage, eyewitnesses say.

'Donuts' before tragedy video

17 min ago  Car at centre of Melbourne carnage seen doing burn-outs before mowing down pedestrians.

NZ takeover despite $370m tussle

5:02 PM  Controversial businessman involved in huge alleged scandal can take control of NZ trusts.

Melbourne: What we know video

5:54 PM  How it all unfolded after a man deliberately ploughed into pedestrians in the CBD.

Spectator death shocks Paddon

Kiwi racer Hayden Paddon withdraws from Monte Carlo rally following spectator's death.

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Nawton is no 'hellhole'

Western Community Centre manager Neil Tolan says the Nawton community has plenty of positives after it was branded a ...

16 min ago  "Unfortunately, the good things in communities don't get the spotlight they deserve," says a Hamilton resident.

Rescuer: 'They could have died'

5:39 PM  The car flipped into Wellington Harbour, and two young men crawled out through the windscreen. Their rescuer wants to find them.

Nelson public rights lawyer Sue Grey.

Fight for cannabis-based medicine continues

5:39 PM  Leading government scientist agrees cannabis-based medicine should not be restricted.

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Horror in Melbourne

Three people dead, and 25 hospitalised after pedestrians run down and shots fired in CBD.

world

Trump's formula for success

Donald Trump, the boy from Queens, New York, who fought his way to the US presidency.

How a fierce will to win fuelled Donald Trump's achievements in business and, later, politics.

'Help...we're dying of cold'

In the darkness under tons of snow, the survivors reached for their only lifeline.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive at Andrews Air Force Base for the inauguration of ...

Countdown to President Trump video

 Donald Trump's inaugural events are underway but there's more to come. We have the bits you need to know.

business

Hamilton pub goes to the dogs video

Melissa Renwick - owner of The Keg Room and Eatery with her dog Malt enjoying a Doggicino.

5:20 PM  No doggie bag needed as Hamilton pub encourages man's best friend to enjoy a meal with him.

Trump's NZ man is a mystery

OPINION: Chris Liddell could be Mother Theresa or Mussolini. NZ never actually asked him his values.

Roys Peak is one of NZ's marquee spots but it has "at least a limited capacity to absorb change", planning commissioner ...

New lodge approved amid noise

Hush-hush ordered as permission granted for contentious lodge at Roys Peak near Wanaka.

technology

Hottest tech coming this year

The 77-inch LG Signature W OLED television is expected to cost US$20,000.

Here are 31 items that won a CES innovation award and that may make it into your home this year.

Big phones about compromise

Up until recently, all my phones have been four-point-something inches, which I thought was perfect.

Halo Wars 2

Making the game: Halo Wars 2

Director Clay Jensen gives us the inside track on one of 2017's most eagerly-awaited games.

life & style

'I'm glad I didn't make changes'

Ruby Rose: 'I want to have babies one day, so I'm glad I didn't make changes earlier in my life.'

5:43 PM  Ruby Rose is glad she didn't have gender reassignment surgery because she wants to be a mum someday.

Real story behind new film Lion

We talk to the real life mother and son, Saroo and Sue.

Ariel Winter leaned on her co-star Sofia Vergara once her body developed.

Sofia Vergara helps trolled star

5:52 PM  Ariel Winter reached out to co-star Sophia Vergara for help, and we totally get why.

well & good

Real story behind new film Lion

John, Sue and Saroo Brierley at the Sydney premiere of Lion.

We talk to the real life mother and son, Saroo and Sue.

5 questions for the best workout

5:42 PM  Don't start a new workout plan without asking yourself these vital questions.

Ariel Winter leaned on her co-star Sofia Vergara once her body developed.

Sofia Vergara helps trolled star

5:52 PM  Ariel Winter reached out to co-star Sophia Vergara for help, and we totally get why.

home & property

Student must-haves under $50 gallery

Decorating your student flat doesn't have to be expensive - in fact we've compiled a list of chic decor for under $50.

5:10 PM  Student digs don't have to be devoid of style even if the budget is tight.

5 vintage finds to snap up

Buy these pieces on the spot - you won't regret it.

The Eco-lodges - Les Echasses - in Saubion, France, were designed by Patrick Arotcharen and Julie Pimenta de Miranda of ...

10 best cabins in the wild gallery

5:59 PM  Planning a weekend escape? Here's our pick of the 10 best cabins in the world.

food & wine

What's on the Trump menu?

No, there won't be any fries on the menu for Donald Trump's first meal as US president.

It seems US presidents have a thing for lobster when it comes to their first meal as commander in chief.

15 things to cook by 30

How many of these classics are in your recipe repertoire?

The art of Zeelandt beer 

Auckland's best seafood places

nz farmer

Oh no! We've fewer sheep

In 1982 there were over 70 million sheep.

Once, there were 22 sheep for every person in NZ. Now there are only 6 for each of us.

Fonterra: big cheese in Korea

Koreans' taste for pizza is growing, to the benefit of Fonterra.

Prized heifer mooves on

Shearing brings little income

entertainment

Meet Red Dog's trainer

"He saved my life once..." Mick and Blue team up.

4:53 PM  Watch the tricks of the movie trainers trade, and be in to win one of eight family prize packs.

NCIS: Los Angeles star dies

Miguel Ferrer was Hollywood royalty. But his fans knew him as a granite faced "that guy" they loved.

Ruby Rose plays elite sniper Adele Wolff in XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.

Rose takes aim at action

Actress Ruby Rose is a crack shot. She proved it by hitting a horizontal playing card from 1000 metres.

travel

Blogger's Dunedin take takes off video

Liz Carlson at Olveston in Dunedin.

7 min ago  International travel blogger Liz Carlson discovers the "hidden gem" of Dunedin and offers some advice to travellers.

Adapting to life out of NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.

Lukla Airport in Nepal sees more than 50 flights a day.

Scariest airports to land at video

Nervous flyers beware! These places can turn the stomach of the most hardened of air travellers.

motoring

Murph link in Commodore sendoff

Motorsport Edition will be the most plentiful: separate build run of 151 for NZ, another 1200 for Australia.

There's a tip of the hat to Greg Murphy from Holden as limited-edition V8 models see out the Commodore with a bang in 2017.

RR dodges conviction video

Despite a heavy fine for corruption and bribery and a dent to its reputation, Rolls-Royce has been spared criminal conviction.

Jesse Bucknell with his partner, Ashleigh, and their son, Carter, who was 10 weeks old when this photo was taken, just ...

Wire barriers 'will save lives'

Jesse Bucknell was a new dad when his truck left the road and hit a tree, killing him. A barrier could have saved his life.

stuff nation

Inspiring progress for women

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Face of beautiful woman on the background of business people

It is my challenge to all employers to make diversity a priority, Paula Bennett writes.

Adapting to life away from NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.

cannabis

Let's talk about cannabis reform

How to solve our pot problem? Regulating, tax and restrict cannabis.

sport

The Coaster who didn't coast

Dave McKenzie on his way to victory in the 1967 Boston Marathon.

Life will never be the same after winning the Boston Marathon, they say. Not for this Kiwi.

Djokovic dumped out in epic video

Uzbek wild card takes down the Aussie Open defending champ in mammoth five-setter.

Teagan Voykovich, right, and a friend were the faces of the NRL Auckland Nines singles zone.

Aaron Smith's partner in gaffe

Auckland Nines uses a picture of All Blacks star's partner as the face of their 'singles zone'.

good reads

Lion: The story behind the story

John, Sue and Saroo Brierley at the Sydney premiere of Lion.

Saroo's journey from India to Australia is a Hollywood hit. We talk to the real-life mother and son.

It can't be prevented,  or cured video

Allison Betts was brave and faced her challenges head on, her husband Eddie says.

Alli Betts got up at 3am to make breakfast. Her husband Eddie woke to find tea bags in the toaster.

Empty wine bottles sell for $416

In 2016, Italian authorities seized 9000 bottles of fake Moet Chandon from a shed in Padua.

Fake news, fake art and now fake wines - there's huge money in filling empty vintage bottles with cheap plonk.

Ever-changing baby advice

Few people are more at the mercy of advice-givers than the parents of newborns.

Breast or bottle? To cry or not to cry? We delve into the world of contradictory baby advice.

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oddstuff

Boring tui song due to city living

A boring two-tone tui has been annoying city dwellers.

For tui living in cities, the daily grind means they have more monotonous tunes than their healthy forest cousins.

Summer snow on Tararuas

Snow on the Tararua range, seen from Ohau, just south of Levin, on Friday morning.

"It makes a nice change from the rain," says Levin resident of the surprise view.

Close call as car ends up in lounge

A car crashed through the wall of a house in Oakura on Thursday night.

A quiet night in for three flatmates ended when a car slammed through the wall of their house, centimetres above their heads.

Man donates 's... on a white skivvy'

Mary Smallman opened a parcel containing human feces while working at a Turangi Op' Shop.

Marae op shop volunteers left shaken after opening a box and discovering a donation covered in human waste.

Parenting

2 babies born in 10 months video

Kimberley and Jason Smylie have just had two babies within the space of ten months.

"Never in a million years did I think that is was something that could actually happen."

What not to say to single mums

The most patronising thing to say to a single mum? 'I don't know how you do it.'

Empathic words from married mums are great - except when they tinged with pity.

13 pregnancy superstitions

If you're Chinese, rubbing your belly is considered to be bad luck.

From keeping a dagger under your bed to avoiding a full moon, we look at pregnancy beliefs from across the globe.

'Ugly mould' in kids' chew toy

This is what Dana Chianese discovered when she cut open her child's chew toy.

"It still hurts my heart to know that for months I allowed my babies to chew on mouldy toys."

kiwi traveller

Adapting to life away from NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is never easy, but there are ways to make it a more enjoyable experience.

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.

What to know when booking flights

Clear your cookies and don't rely on big name airlines.

Clear your cookies and don't rely on big name airlines, experts say.

China blew away the Foodie Traveller

The crowds at the Forbidden city, Beijing.

My name is Denise Menara. I'm a passionate foodie, traveller, recipe tester, and take health and fitness very seriously.  I also love to sing and perform, and am a retired actress.

Insider Tip: The Bahamas

The Bahamas were made for underwater exploration.

My adventure to this beautiful part of the world opened up a whole new side of the country. Diving.

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