Jeans splash 2

An open letter to Topshop

4:23 PM  Since you're determined to make see-through jeans a thing, we'll play along with it.

Protest mars service video

Newshub was interviewing peace activists Ellie Clayton and Laura Drew when they were interrupted by David Broome, and ...

15 min ago  "Do it tomorrow, do it the day before - but today is wrong, wrong, wrong." Father and son clash with activists.

Trump's gov't could shut down video

4:36 PM  Funding feud may prompt US government to close its doors on 100th day.

Body found in bush

A hunter alerted police after stumbling across a body near Thames in the Coromandel.

Pak 'n Save's unusual policy

What to do with food found on a shoplifter's person? Put it back on the shelves, of course.

Church takes issue with MAFS

Catholic bishop of Auckland says Married at First Sight is just chasing ratings.

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The forgotten Kiwis

More than 100,000 labourers and POWs lost their lives during the construction of the Thailand-Burma railway during WWII. ...

There were 13 Kiwis taken as POWs where they were forced to work on the infamous Death Railway.

Parole denied for Crook

4:21 PM  Kelly Leigh Crook lured a man to a deadly ambush then tried to cover up murder by faking a car crash scene.

Emergency services are at the scene (file photo).

Five hurt in highway crash

4:42 PM  Both lanes are now open.


Feeling the burn

Hot food fanatics prepare their guts for the spiciest competition in the land.


Macron marriage in spotlight video

Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux speak with supporters as he leaves a polling station.

Emmanuel Macron first met his wife when he was 15 at highschool. She taught a theatre class as the time. 

Double execution underway video

One of two inmates has been put to death in the first double execution in the US since 2000.

French centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the country's presidential election.

Hackers target Macron video

Russians hackers who attacked Clinton appear to have targeted the leading candidate in France's presidential elections.


Ruling threatens jet services

Queenstown Airport has refused to comment on the impact a Court of Appeal decision could have on its safety ...

Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.

We love Kiwi-owned banks

Kiwi-owned banks are tops with customers, but generate more complaints to the Banking Ombudsman.

Matamata man Brian Duffell leaves the Hamilton District Court following an earlier appearance.

Software fraudster pleads guilty

Brian Duffell owns up on eve of trial after fleecing investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Is this the iPhone's future?

The success of IBM's Selectric typewriter helped finance other innovations at the company, notably the personal computer..

Perhaps the product that most closely approximates the iPhone's future is the venerable IBM Selectric typewriter.

Old tech demoralising workers

The average employee wastes 40 minutes a day because of slow technology.

As we spend more time in our inboxes, unwanted emails are becoming as disliked as cold calls.

The perils of unwanted emails

If you don't treat your digital friends and customers with respect, you may end up entangled in an embarrassing case of email revenge.

life & style

Dropping 17kg in 12 weeks

Barbara Morris was one of 16 athletes to participate in the NABBA 2017 Southland Regional Bodybuilding Championships.

After 30 years, Barbara Morris finally achieved her dream of competing as a bodybuilder.

I had to tell him he was dying

I had known Roger since my medical school days. And now I couldn't save him.

Actress Blake Lively arrives for Variety's Power of Women luncheon in New York City, U.S., April 21, 2017. ...

'Would you ask a man that?' video

When she's being honoured for her work against child pornography, don't ask Blake Lively about her outfit.

well & good

Tips for a troubled tummy

Stomach pains are very common but aren't normal.

The answer to your digestive woes may be simpler than you think.

The truth about turmeric

Turmeric is touted to have many benefits, but is consuming it really that beneficial?

Regular physical activity and sticking to a healthy weight helps prime women for a leaner, healthier menopause.

Time to train for menopause?

Should women get in training for menopause? Yes - and the sooner the better.

home & property

Paremata landmark for sale

This Paremata home bears all of architect Ian Burrow's trademark touches. It's on the market for the first time.

The original owners of this Ian Burrow-designed house in Paremata have put it on the market.

Colourful London living room

When a rural Cantabrian meets a London interior designer, the results are bold, bright and botanical.

From left: Hamish Stirrat and Nicole Tweddell, with Amy Heslop, daughter Ivy and partner Tomas Snedden. The two families ...

One house but two homes video

Buying a first home in Auckland's Grey Lynn was little more than a dream for two young couples - until they pooled their resources.

food & wine

Celebrating Marlborough's best

Paula Theodore, Mario Dussurget (Cloudy Bay) Georgie Leach (Wine Marlborough) and Chris Shaw.

Is Marlborough set to become the foodie destination of choice for international tourists?

5 Kiwi baking faves revisited

Sarah Tuck puts her own delectable spin own old-school Kiwi baking.

Would you try a charcoal latte?

Is tomato soup good for you?

nz farmer

Dairy farmers portrayed unfairly

11022017 Farming Photo: Sonita Chandar/FairfaxNZ: 
Phil Cantwell comes from a sheep and beef farming background but made ...

OPINION: I won't be the only one who has noticed the put downs, insults and the unjust tactics we witness on TV screens every day.

Beef and lamb help iron stores

World Iron Awareness Week is getting a big push from Beef + Lamb NZ marketing supremo Rod Slater.

Rural recycling on the rise

Farmers 'willing' to improve


Elton John battles infection video

Singer Elton John became 'violently ill' on a flight to the UK.

The 70-year-old singer cancels upcoming shows after an unusual bacterial infection put him in intensive care.

Survivor NZ stars revealed

Beauty queen, rubbish truck driver and oil rig steward: one contestant has done it all.

Louis Theroux's LA Stories screens Tuesdays, 8.30pm on BBC Knowledge.

Has Theroux gone too far?

REVIEW: Louis Theroux's nosy-parkering feels inappropriate this time around.


What to do in Honolulu

There's plenty to see and do in Honolulu.

Honolulu delivers exactly what you expect of it – a sparkling crescent of colour, kitsch and curling surf.

Qatar Airways could ditch NZ

Qatar Airways could cancel flights to Auckland if NZ follows US in banning laptops on Middle East flights.

Drone footage shows the grey nurse sharks feeding on mullet in Fingal Bay.

Drone shows feeding frenzy video

Dramatic footage captures a shark hunt close to the shores of a popular Australian beach.


Honda Civic claims 'Ring record video

Honda has claimed a new front-wheel-drive lap record for the Nurburgring with its new Civic Type R.

This blisteringly quick Honda has outgunned VW, Renault and even Pagani. It's due in NZ in July.

Iconic scooter may return

Want to scoot into a NZ business opportunity?

Cute, right? But Spider in Volvo XC90 moulding is really an attempt to hide some messy plastic reinforcement.

Strange hidden car features

It's not all serious stuff with car designers. Sometimes they hide silly things for us to find.

stuff nation

Patch, the lovable pooch

Pet of the day

Patch is an SPCA dog who arrived in our family around seven years ago.

Kiwis to be collateral damage stuff nation

New Zealand's "special" visa doesn't deserve its name. There is nothing special about it.

I find the police to be illogical, unfair and unreasonable throughout December and January.

My $30 fine became a jail threat stuff nation

I have managed to hide from the police for nearly 18 months, but it seems they have finally tracked me down.


Parker's opponent found

Romania's Razvan Cojanu is ready and available to fight Joseph Parker and at 2.02m has the height requirements to make ...

13 min ago  WBO champ's handlers say they found their man to replace Hughie Fury - and also hit back at British camp's claims of a cash crisis.

Chiefs player's brain battle

5:09 PM  After a long-running battle with concussion, Chiefs player Sam McNicol found an alternative treatment.

Winston Peters observes the All Blacks' captain's run in Paris last November. Could he be coaching the All Blacks if ...

Reason: Lions win? Expect chaos

OPINION: Winston Peters as next All Blacks coach and Kiwi rivers to run red if the Lions win series.

good reads

I had to tell him he was dying

For physicians, the ability to learn about our patients' lives beyond the traditional care settings is invaluable, and ...

I had known Roger since my medical school days. And now I couldn't save him.

'Done over' by the KGB

Ian Stobie during the period when he was deployed to Moscow.

Kiwi soldier Ian Stobie wanted to know what really happened. In April, relevant Cold War-era files were "destroyed".

The Kiwi that fooled the Nazis video

Kiwi Keith Boles was among a select group of pilots who used top secret technology to drop bombs on industrial Germany.

Keith Boles laid down the markers for the bombs that devastated Nazi Germany.

'I must belong somewhere'

US Marines in Wellington in 1942 on a train to Paekakariki.

More than 70 years after her father left NZ, a Blenheim woman is still searching for him.

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Strange hidden car features

Cute, right? But Spider in Volvo XC90 moulding is really an attempt to hide some messy plastic reinforcement.

It's not all serious stuff with car designers. Sometimes they hide silly things for us to find.

Cat caught living second life video

Simba the cat has been living a second life under the alias, Crazy Horse. His two owners Mychaela Groombridge and ...

He likes to disappear for days - but it turns out Simba's been involved with another woman.

Runaway deer in cemetery

Bryce Buckland rounded up six of the runaway deer at Marsden Valley Cemetery on Wednesday.

Where they came from isn't known, but they've made a new home in a Nelson cemetery.

Car cordon defends hedge

Waikanae Beach hedge owner Vince Osborne remains defiant over the council's plans to cut his giant hedge.

Car park-in puts the handbrake on planned cut for embattled giant hedge.


Shirt method divides parents

When Alexis Tillman's children aren't getting along, she brings out the 'I love you' shirt.

US mum relies on a "love shirt" to help her bickering kids get along - but not all parents agree with it.

Pram snobbery is a thing

"There's a secret pram world. People do look at what pram you have. It's a status thing".

"There's a secret pram world. People do look at what pram you have. It's a status thing."

When your sex drive disappears

In the early years of parenthood, sleep can often take priority over sex.

One mum admits she can now go months without sex - and it seems she's not the only one.

How swaddling can harm baby

Babies who are wrapped up with their legs held tightly together have a higher risk of hip dysplasia.

Babies who are wrapped up with their legs held tightly together have a higher risk of hip dysplasia.

kiwi traveller

Greek Islands on a budget

The popular Greek isle of Mykonos.

The most economical ways of visiting the Greek isles.

Readers' best travel photos

We were surprised to find that Hawaii hosts a wonderful zoo with so many different species of birds and animals. We had ...

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

New York brunching

Brunch has a cult-like following in New York.

Brunch in New York is a sacred ritual performed each weekend by thousands of the city's local inhabitants.

A year overseas in Papua New Guinea stuff nation

Sunrise from Premier Hill, Bougainville.

Facing a year in a far-flung destination, Adam Constanza feared he'd be bored. He's not.

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