November 22 2014, updated 7:23pm

Katy Perry

Singer slams Sydney 'stalkers'

Katy Perry calls Aussie media "perverted" paparazzi after they interrupt her quiet beach walk.

MH370: 'Who took it?'

The head of the world's biggest airline Emirates believes we are being kept in the dark about the fate of missing flight MH370.

Family shocked over gruesome death

Family and friends are gathering at the Napier home of a father-of-four who was found dead, shoved into a chilly bin in Australia.

Woman rides jet ski on motorway

A woman on a jet ski being towed by a truck along an Auckland motorway has been called ''stupid".

A killer snowstorm sweeps in

More than a dozen people are dead after the worst snowstorm in New York's memory.

Live: Super 8 fight night

Join us for all the action as Shane Cameron and Kali Meehan go toe-to-toe.

Cyclist badly hurt in fall

A cyclist has been critically injured falling from his bike during a cycle club event.

Fugitive killer sent packing

Recaptured paedophile Phillip Smith is to be deported from Brazil within 10 days.

Action against rape culture

Wind gusts hit 141kmh

Wizard sends off the duke

The late Duke of Wellington was farewelled today - with large doses of humour.

Willis Meehan wins on debut

Willis Meehan defeats Will Quarrie on his professional debut.

Window washer's 11 storey fall

Crowds watch in horror as "a streak" falls from a high-rise onto a passing car. And survives.

Benghazi conspiracy debunked

Two-year Republican investigation finds CIA acted properly after 2012 attack on diplomatic compound.

Shark sighting clears Bondi

Pooh: you hermaphrodite you

Rape claims 'fantastical'

For 90 minutes at least, Bill Cosby took the stage and regained the revered status he long enjoyed.

House factory ready to roll

Where there was bare land a year ago, a factory now stands ready to reshape the residential construction industry.

Chinese sites open the throttle

With the Chinese consumer and online marketplaces hitting our shores, one thing's for sure: it's going to be an exciting ride.

Reputation lures cool customers

Into Yule tide

Eric the viking

For someone who doesn't like interviews, businessman Eric Watson is effusive and charming.

Have a stress-free Christmas

Resist the pressure to provide a picture-perfect occasion on December 25.

Don't borrow against the house

Don't rush out to increase your mortgage just because your new Auckland CV has jumped.

Can money buy happiness?

Auckland's affordable housing arrives

Jeweller eyes expansion

A desire to make heirloom pieces with a modern twist propelled Invercargill's Rebecca Adams into the export fast lane.

How to complain about a colleague

A boss-approved script to use the next time you've got a workplace conflict.

Psych testing for SMEs

Illegal gasfitter fined

Thud from Philae's comet

Scientists release brief recording of sound probe made when it first to landed on comet.

Can we blame internet culture?

Cat memes, quizzes, endless lists - the things we term internet culture are not necessarily born of the internet itself.

How PikPok got its high score

EU may split up Google

Review: Far Cry 4

If you liked what you saw in Far Cry 3, you'll be blown away by what's on offer in the latest installment of Ubisoft's exotic exploration game.

Barbie author blames Mattel

Susan Marenco says the public is directing their anger at the wrong target over controversial book.

What to buy this summer

The definitive list of exactly what to get to instantly update your wardrobe this season.

The internet's VIP section

Is her dress inappropriate?

Could you shut up for 48 hours?

We’ve all been guilty of talking too much at some point and if you’re shaking your head, you’re probably lying.

Kicking the bucket list

Getting old is supposed to be fun now. So why can't we all just relax?

How trans fat affects memory

It’s no secret that certain fats are bad for you and trans fats are the worst. Now a study suggests it could affect your memory.

Breaking free from 'age cage'

Eating out while on holiday

Banking on a baby

Among urban women in their 30s, freezing is trending. But those eggs offer no guarantees.

Block NZ: The man behind the win

Block NZ auctioneer Daniel Coulson shares his tips on bidding success.

What your home says about you

Your 12 step check list - are you an adult or still living the student flat dream?

Making renovation sacrifices

5 must-follow Pinterest-ers

$33m for Bacall's NY home

Hollywood siren Lauren Bacall's lavish 19th century New York apartment has been put on the market for $33 million.

A healthy summer barbecue

Eating at barbecues is healthy if you get the right mix.

Celeb chefs' table tennis battle

Forget the dining table. Chefs Heston Blumenthal and George Calombaris are set to face off around the ping pong table.

What's in Nadia Lim's food bag?

Just how safe is your microwave?

Community gets in behind

It was supposed to be a reconciliation but a Waikato community instead vented its frustrations on a farmer's behalf at a restorative justice meeting.

El Nino still possible

Disjointed weather patterns are too unclear to suggest farmers are heading into a El Nino event.

Risk seen in soaring prices

Red cattle beef up op

Four Stones in one shot?

The Rolling Stones are in NZ for the first time in 8 years. Here's your ultimate Stones spotting guide.

Watch out, Kim Kardashian

Unlike her half-sister, Kendall Jenner is taking a more conventional route to fame and fortune.

I 'know nothing' about love

I'm extremely sensitive - Crowe

Five great films by Mike Nichols

Director Mike Nichols leaves behind an impressive body of work in cinema. Here are five films to get you started.

Teddy Rescue here to help

The future looks stuffed with promise for lost teddy bears.

Top 10 hotels for lovers

Here's our list of the top 10 romantic hotels and resorts around the world.

A family road trip

Silent but colourful NZ

A spa resort on steroids

Achieving zen is possible in a China resort that can process 4000 guests in a single weekend.

Checking skin you can't see

When it comes to skin cancer, John Speed has learnt the value of getting properly checked out.

Pet of the day

Bertie loves to help out around the house - especially in those hard-to-reach places.

Top five reader comments

Blockbuster return to EPL

bbq

BBQ: Choritzo and prawns

Jeremy Batty shares his recipe for some unexpected and simple summer barbecue joy.

Audi's reveals its future

German brand has revealed its new prologue concept ahead of its official debut at the Los Angeles motor show.

Mercedes-Maybach S600

The ultimate flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range to come with a matching price tag.

Parked with 8cm to spare

Fabulous Ferrari

Lexus unveils dramatic concept

Japanese car maker previews its upcoming RC convertible.

Soi becomes crowd villain

Australian Brad Pitt and Samoan Vitalie Soi to square off in the Super 8 final.

Black Sticks let game slip

NZ blown 3-0 lead as Japan fight back to secure draw in final series game.

Wellington back on song

Meehan impresses in win

ABs out to stake Cup claims

The All Blacks’ class of 2014 have one final chance to impress Steve Hansen before World Cup year.

How to all get on

With the festive season looming it seems appropriate to discuss the dynamics of group situations.

Reputation takes a big hit

Roger Sutton's speech at his resignation press conference should hardly have come as a surprise.

Little: A reasonable man

Labour’s new leader faces an uphill task - getting the party’s act together.

A family road trip

Balance is a concept that can be applied to much of family life, including the good old family holiday.

Special offers
Opinion poll

What do you think of the new banknotes?

I like them

They're not different enough

I don't use cash

I don't like them

Vote Result

Related story: Better, brighter Kiwi banknotes

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content


social media

Facebook Twitter Instgram Google Plus

Newsletters

Newsletters

Decide what news you want to receive when it suits you

Homepage

Make us your homepage

Keep up with the latest news by making us your homepage

daily fix
What do the stars have in store for you today?

Horoscopes

What do the stars have in store for you today?

sudoku

Puzzles

Test your mind with our puzzles

Dilbert cartoon

Cartoons

The Little Things, Dilbert, Tom Scott and others

sad child

A letter about THAT child

If your child has THAT kid in their class here is what a teacher wants you to know about all the things they can't tell you.

Greer Berry

My must-have baby items

During these past few weeks, I've come to rely on some certain key items to get through my day

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley 'pregnant'

British actress Keira Knightley is reportedly pregnant.

christmas presents

Take the silly spending out of the season

It's easty to blow your budget as the festive cheer takes hold. Here's how to keep control of your Christmas spending.

NZers are loners: study

Despite our uber-friendly reputation with the rest of the world, we Kiwis wish we had more mates.

Bon Appetit!

They say rugby is a religion in New Zealand, the same goes for France, except it's food.

Saving Son Doong

In places it was hard to tell where jungle stopped and the incredibly beautiful cave began.

Euros or dollars?

There is no perfect solution to money abroad, except to be aware of others who will part you from it.

Pooh: you hermaphrodite you

A small Polish town is trying to redefine everyone's favourite bear as a dangerous nudist.

Socks and Crocs no barrier

This teenager can surf, climb mountains, fish and play football, but he cannot find his shoes on race day.

Officers, 'taches at the ready

Colombian police win right to pack a hairy lip while on duty.

Famous landmarks: empty

What it would be like to have some of the most beautiful places in the world all to yourself?

Auctions, classifieds & more