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Crusaders wear down Blues video

11:31 PM  Crusaders unconvincing as they lock up Super Rugby's top spot with a win at Eden Park.

'Sex for a bed' in south

Of 300 at-risk young people in Dunedin, 4 per cent were found to have engaged in prostitution in exchange for a place to ...

An 'invisible homelessness' crisis in Dunedin is taking its toll on at-risk youth.

Mum praises rescue effort

Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan had been hiding in a neighbour's home.

Multiple quakes recorded

11:20 PM  Three powerful earthquakes have been recorded around the world on Saturday.

Last minute relief for family

A family of seven who were about to be homeless have found a small home to rent.

A mountain of explaining to do

Kathmandu admits dumping stock from an Auckland store but says it's not what it seems.

national

Mum praises rescue effort

Missing 10-year-old Nathan Daniel Callaghan, who has autism.

Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan found in neighbour's home, mum says.

A mountain of explaining to do

Kathmandu has admitted dumping stock from an Auckland store but says it is not what it seems.

Of 300 at-risk young people in Dunedin, 4 per cent were found to have engaged in prostitution in exchange for a place to ...

'Sex for a bed' in the south

An 'invisible homelessness' crisis in Dunedin is taking its toll on at-risk youth.

Video

Crusaders wear down Blues

Crusaders unconvincing as they lock up top spot with a win at Eden Park.

world

Clashes erupt at Trump rally

Supporters of Donald Trump shout at anti-Trump demonstrators.

Trump has taken his message of walls and deportations to America's busiest border crossing.

Teen survivor inspires town

His father was killed, then his mentor. But this high school senior keeps striving.

A 6.3 earthquake has been recorded in the South Pacific.

Multiple quakes recorded

11:20 PM  Three powerful earthquakes have been recorded around the world on Saturday.

business

Young Kiwis take on the world video

Nikki Kennedy, 27, has started a business called Taputapu, specialises in designing te reo Maori homewares.

"When you're young and ignorant you just have a vision and you charge towards it."

Rising from the rubble

After weathering a perfect storm of tax dodging charges and liquidation, Jenny Joblin's back at the helm of fashion label Federation.

The flyer sent out to Auckland residents by real estate firm Ray White

'Huge Chinese demand'

Flyer claims "new generation" Chinese investors are keen to buy property.

technology

Four rival phones compared

The iPhone SE was released in New Zealand on April 1.

When it comes to the latest crop of smartphones, there's good news and bad news.

Apple working on Echo-like device

Apple is planning to make Siri smarter and eventually will deploy the digital assistant on a standalone device.

LinkedIn says the 2016 data leak is a follow on from the 2012 security breach.

LinkedIn password, email leak

Private details of more than 100 million members have been released online.

life & style

Fine felon in female form

Sarah Seswright has stolen the title of 'hot felon' from Jeremy Meeks.

This woman's police mugshot was so hot, she earned the title 'Prison Bae'.

Heels a foothill in sexism debate

OPINION: One woman argues the case for more stilettos in every day life.

Ario-Blue bears a striking resemblance to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.

Celeb chef's baby lookalike

New mum sees something a little familiar in her newborn's eyes.

well & good

Giving strangers tips at the gym

There's nothing wrong with trying to help when you see someone's lycra-clad activity going awry - just do it carefully.

Want to show a stranger how to perfect their form? Tread carefully, and follow these tips.

Fitness star's stomach selfies

"Why do we let our bad angles carry so much more weight than our good angles?"

Try to make winter exercise as convenient and comfortable as possible.

How to beat the winter bulge

Stay active and keep the kilos off this winter by following these five simple tips.

home & property

7 garden tasks for the weekend

Plant daphne for winter fragrance.

Quick-smart ideas that will keep your garden pretty and productive.

Micro-apartment: A good fit gallery video

There's no room for hoarding in this shape-shifting urban micro-apartment.

Taxidermy is alive and well in New Zealand; in fact as a decor trend it is positively booming.

Taxidermy: Nice or not?

Love it or loathe it, dead animals are right at home in the living room.

food & wine

Five winning winter meals

Cassia - modern Indian fusion

Everyone loves a hearty winter meal - here's our list of five of the best in Auckland.

Top 5 winter cocktail bars

They warm the body and soothe the soul - this is our list of five of Auckland's best winter cocktails this year.

Fancy a turmeric latte?

A Taste of... Eden Noodles

nz farmer

Dairy farm sales dry up

Only 52 dairy farms have been sold so far this year, compared to 97 during the same period last year.

Only 52 dairy farms have been sold so far this year, compared to 97 during the same period last year.

Protecting fund bargains hard 

Over the last 25 years, the Nature Heritage Fund (NHF) has protected 341,881 hectares of conservation land, or 1.3 per cent of New Zealand's land area.

Farmers give Budget thumbs up

New app to help farm safety

entertainment

Concert shooting bullets tested

Hip hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform at a concert when a gunman opened fire.

Police have conducted tests to determine if one gun was used in a shooting inside a hip-hop concert.

What happened to Victoria?

They're as Kiwi as L&P and jandals, but how much do you know about the characters behind the Exponents' songs?

Beyonce performing in her visual album 'Lemonade'.

Beyonce's big year

​The two biggest music stories of the year happened last month: Prince died, and Beyonce came alive.

travel

Why we freak out on planes

What is it about flying that can turn us into monsters?

We are not our best selves on airplanes. What's wrong with us?

Are you an expert traveller?

Know what 'Sawasdee ka' means? Or where Aquae Sulis is?

The Queen of the Skies is destined to live out her final years in an airplane graveyard.

Bag a Boeing for $445k

Lady Penelope was destined to rot in an aircraft graveyard but has been given second chance at life.

stuff nation

Doco review 'grossly unfair' stuff nation

29102015 news photo/supplied

Internationally acclaimed documentary maker Bryan Bruce is presenting a lecture in Kaitaia ...

I sat down with a healthy sense of righteous indignation, ready to hate it. I didn't.

The truth behind 'perfect' social media posts stuff nation

Behind the perfect life depicted on my social media account lies a different story.

British musician Elton John arrives at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at ...

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road stuff nation

A reader reviews Elton John albums to distract himself during his cancer treatment.

motoring

Song recorded in electric cars video

Welsh singer Cerys Matthews records a song in the back of an electric vehicle.

A popular Welsh entertainer has recorded her latest song entirely in electric cars to highlight their quiet, relaxing ride.

All the grunt in the front

You'd be mad to put a whole lot of power through a car's front wheels. Luckily, some makers are.

Southland Motorcycle Club vice president Stephen Winteringham with two replicas of Burt Munro's bike that were taken to ...

Burt Munro into Hall of Fame

Southland motorcycling legend Burt Munro has been inducted into the Motorcycling New Zealand Hall of Fame.

sport

All Whites too strong for Fiji video

Veteran striker Rory Fallon scored a fortuitous goal for the All Whites in their Oceania Nations Cup opener against Fiji.

Kiwi side safely negotiated first match at Oceania Nations Cup, battling their way to 3-1 victory.

Origin opener key for Blues

History shows game one is a must-win for Laurie Daley's side.

Nick Kyrgios has no problem with raising his issue with the umpire.

Reive: Give Kyrgios a break

OPINION: He may be brash, but Nick Kyrgios is the breath of fresh air tennis needs.

good reads

The long journey back home

A family reunited for the first time. From left: Cristina Graham; Jonquil Graham; Cristina's birth mother; Cristina's ...

Last year adopted Cristina Graham returned to Romania to meet the family that gave her away 25 years ago.

Still fighting for the right to die

Matt Vickers and Lecretia Seales in 2010.

Lecretia Seales lost her battle for life but a year after her death, her husband Matt Vickers continues the fight for the right to die.

The rocky road to Rio

Former Olympic gold medal rower, Team NZ sailor and now Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell.

Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell on Rio's troubles, an old rivalry and that sailing choke

Toddlers tackle Tongariro video

The Taylor family children on the Tongariro Crossing.

Little kids are surfing, tramping and snowboarding in a new parenting trend pushing children to the adventure limits.

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oddstuff

Judge: Pizza payments are fine

The man had fallen on hard times and was unable to make cash payments.

Baker who paid child support in the form of food did his best to provide for his daughter, judge rules.

Cheesed off by TV show

The character behaved "almost as if he had poison in his hand", say the makers of Grana Padano.

A TV character who treated an Italian cheese "like poison" has grated the nerves of company execs.

For goodness' snake

Suzanne Tanner spotted the yellow-bellied sea snake on Friday morning.

Feeling a little yellow-bellied about New Plymouth's Back Beach? No wonder.

The tales that blood tells

Blood spatter expert Sergeant Melissa Bell believes she gives a voice to victims of crime.

Never mind Dexter, there's a new blood spatter expert on the scene.

Parenting

Mum's instinct busts hospital protocol

Danni Bett breastfeeding two-month-old Indi Nathan in Christchurch Hospital after being in a car crash.

A car crash left her in a hospital bed, wearing a neck brace but staff were reluctant to let her breastfeed her distressed baby.

Does bedtime bottle work?

Does bedtime bottle really work? And what could be the trade-offs?

How often have you been told: "Just give your breastfed baby a bottle of formula at bedtime to make him sleep?"

Anne Hathaway: 'I cried a little'

Anne Hathaway's gym encounter left her in tears.

The new mum hit the gym to try to get back in shape - but a trainer's harsh words left her in tears.

Do you really need IVF?

'I believe at least 50 per cent of the people who got pregnant didn't need our help,' says a UK doctor working in an ...

Fertility expert says half of the couples who use IVF may have been scared into trying assisted conception unnecessarily.

kiwi traveller

Wanderluster of the week

Anita Dykstra snorkels on Bunaken Island in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Anita Dykstra's travel blog has taken her from the Wairarapa to the world.

Ask an expert: Group travel

Tourists enjoy a boat trip on the Seine river past the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

Heading away on an overseas adventure? Send us your questions and we'll put them to the experts.

HK: 'A wealth of opportunities'

Liz Alam and her four daughters.

Liz Alam is able to balance a career and family life - while still fitting in plenty of adventures - in Hong Kong.

From the Netherlands to the North Shore

Martijn and Sarah Bakker love getting out and exploring the New Zealand outdoors.

Martijn Bakker is surprised at NZ's lack of central heating, among other things.