Killed running for her life

Tanami Nayler was crossing the road when drunk driver in a stolen car hit her at 152kmh.

Bus slides off road video

Andy Bishop, who sent this photo, said the bus crashed after heading down from the Hilltop Tavern, between Barrys Bay ...

14 min ago  More than 20 people have been injured – including seven seriously – after a bus crashed down a bank.

Black Caps get one back video

15 min ago  Black Caps hold on for pulsating series-levelling win. White Ferns thrash Aussie

Girl hit by truck meets the driver

Lani Rongokea, "the little girl who beat up a truck", has returned home.

Sky TV losing viewers, profit video

The pay-TV broadcaster lost an average of almost 200 customers per day.

Drones halt firefighting efforts video

7:40 PM  Drones flying over Christchurch's Port Hills put the safety of helicopter pilots at risk.

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New law to force drug rehab

A recent law change has simplified the process for forcing drug addicts into rehabilitation.

7 min ago  Law change could force more drug addicts into rehab, but will centres be able to cope?

Jail for daughter's death video

A father held his toddler's face against a pillow until she let out a "shuddering breath" and died.

Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn arrived at  the Hamilton District Court on Monday.

Her clothes were 'provocative'

Cricketer on trial for rape says woman acted like she "liked a lot of male attention".


Tourist bus slides off road

More than 20 people have been injured – including seven seriously – after a bus crashed down a bank.


Victim's dad had similar fate

Greg De Haven with his sister Denelle Wicht.

12 min ago  Father of one of the four Americans killed in the Australia mall crash also died in a freak plane crash.

Husband 'number 1 suspect' video

Borce Ristevski ducks media scrum to visit his lawyer just hours after Oz police confirm finding his slain wife.

Kim Jong Nam.

N Korean official a suspect

Malaysian police identified a senior embassy official as a suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam.


Grammar zone through the roof

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Epsom Girls Grammar School - Epsom. EGGS
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Does paying a premium house price to be in a good Auckland school area pay off?

Fury at Cadbury meeting

Bitter taste left in Dunedin Mayor's mouth after Cadbury management meeting, thanks to media.

Sky TV receives set back.

Sky merger 'stay' granted

Spark and 2degrees secure legal ruling that would block Sky/Vodafone merger pending appeal.


Samsung's reputation crashes

Samsung pulled its Note 7 smartphone off shelves last year after a series of reports about the devices bursting into flame.

A poll shows Samsung dropping to 49th from seventh, with Amazon topping the survey.

Hoverbike inspired by Star Wars

If you crossed a motorcycle with a drone, you'd end up with something like the Scorpion.

Horizon Zero Dawn is due to be released on PlayStation 4 on March 1.

Review: Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn is a breath of fresh air, but the journey takes some missteps.

life & style

Paris Jackson lands first cover

Paris Jackson's first cover.

Michael Jackson's kid graces the cover of style queen Carine Roitfeld's latest issue.

How to clean a glass shower

Cleaning the shower is a dreaded task, even more so if it's made from glass.

At four months old, baby Emil receives glasses - and his reaction is priceless.

Baby sees mum for first time

At four months old, baby Emil receives glasses - and his reaction is priceless.

well & good

Dangers of work-life merging

A new study shows that workers who are always 'on' are risking their health like never before.

A new study shows that workers who are always 'on' are risking their health like never before.

Life expectancy: who'll live longest?

Life expectancy is predicted to pass 90 by 2030 - but just where does New Zealand rank?

An unpalatable Strawberry

Can you eat mouldy food?

Toss out bread and soft fruit, but cheese is OK.

home & property

Kiwi art collection to fetch millions

Warwick and Kitty Brown photographed for Art New Zealand in 1978. Artworks on wall behind them by Don Driver, Robert ...

Collector says selling 300 artworks will hurt - but not as much as losing his wife.

9 top flowers for picking

Vege garden, tick. Now why not plant a picking flower garden?

Want to see more awe-inspiring interiors in your Instagram feed? These are the people to follow

10 home Instagrammers to love

7:33 PM  Key influencers from around the world that you should know about. Get ready to double tap.

food & wine

A beer just for drinking inflight

The first beer brewed just for flying high.

Betsy Beer is designed for drinking at 35,000 ft.

Pineapple on pizza: yay or nay?

But whether or not it could actually be banned is out of the question.

Lunches to make other jealous

Madam Woo opens in Chch

nz farmer

Bobby calf death rate halved

New regulations and education campaigns have made a real difference in improving bobby calf welfare, Primary Industries ...

Death rates for bobby calves during transport halved in 2016 compared with 2015.

Tune up more than the tractor

OPINION: Farmers need to keep themselves in shape - like their machinery.

More milk, lower prices

Kiwifruit demand skyrockets


Thrones stars suffer for you

"See what we go through for you lot?"

Winter has well and truly arrived on location of everyone's favourite show about Dragons.

Best celeb baby name ever?

We're assuming Dauphinoise Petunia Brittany Scheherazade Von Funkinstein Mustard Witch RBG Cross Tamblyn-Bey Jr is a joke

The Project launched on Monday.

Project is 'make or break'

Former Three news boss Mark Jennings says "heads will likely roll" if The Project fails.


Kiwi in France: Wintering over stuff nation

When the snow finally blankets the nearby hills, there is plenty of choice of slopes for tobogganing and snow fights.

Behind closed shutters and boarded houses the Pyrenees' community hums with life.

Dark side to idyllic locations

When you're sipping cocktails in The Philippines, you're not thinking of the crimes committed.

The ocellate river stingray.

World's weird (but cute) species

Covered in light orange spots and dark rings, its beady eyes pop creepily from its circular form.


Defensive driving course condition

Barry Fitzgerald's McLaren F1 crashed on the Queenstown-Glenorchy Rd at Closeburn on Saturday, December 3.

The Australian man who crashed a multi-million dollar McLaren supercar near Queenstown given diversion.

A new Range Rover coming

Land Rover confirms a new addition to the Range Rover family and it will be in NZ by the end of 2017.

A "tourist" driver on the wrong side of the road on the Crown Range in January 26.

Minister rejects drive offer video

Simon Bridges called "naive" as he rejects offer from Queenstown man to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.

stuff nation

We're failing our dyslexic kids

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Backs of schoolkids with colorful rucksacks moving in the street

people; person; children; ...

Thinking outside of the box creates an opportunity for change but NZ's education system is letting our kids down.

The best way to train your dog

Positive reinforcement is the most effective way to teach dogs how to behave.

Pet of the day: Dot and Boss

Pet of the day: Pooch pals Boss and Dot 

Two buddies that make a lot of mischief together. So much fun, energy and personality.


NZ U-17s qualify for World Cup

Danny Hay's charges left it late before scoring the goal that qualified them for the Fifa U-17 World Cup.

8:10 PM  A last-minute goal from Olly Whyte has booked the NZ U-17 men's footballers a ticket to India in October.

Highlander's mystery illness

Club puzzled as they still don't know what's wrong with flanker Shane Christie.

The Blues have the best record of all New Zealand Super Rugby sides in season-opening matches - just.

Super: Who's hot at start?

Kiwi teams throw up some interesting numbers when it comes to their efforts in first-up matches.

good reads

Chch quake memorial – a new era video

Deb Conley touched the name of her stepdaughter Rachel Conley who was killed in the earthquake.

The ceremony began as solemn as ever. This time, though, Christchurch's earthquake memorial was different.

Cannibalism 'perfectly natural'

Cannibalism: It is more common than we realise and not black and white.

Siblings eat siblings, strangers eat strangers, children eat parents and mates eat mates. Science can explain it.

Reason: Cult of silence kills

Dan Vickerman, pictured in 2011, died on Saturday night.

OPINION: After the death of Dan Vickerman we need to talk about the problems that are killing our young men.

Greeks sink into poverty video

Retired teacher and volunteer Eva Agkisalaki clears tables at a soup kitchen.

After seven years of bailouts, most Greeks struggle to cover costs and many rely on soup kitchens.

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More than "conventional antiques"

Ray says west Aucklanders are an imaginative people and it takes unique things to impress them.

Keeping it unique is the name of the game says antique shop owner Ray.

A succulent sight to behold

Gaye Mullin's agave geminiflora is so big it's difficult to photograph.

 This gardener got a bit of surprise when her plant started growing and didn't stop.

Closure for cat lover

Jane Chapman, with her kitten Artimus, was overwhelmed the council had her dead cat, Rupert's body so she could farewell it.

She got the chance to say goodbye to her moggy because the pound still had it in the freezer.

Astronomical poo problem solved

Hugh McCarroll was thrilled to have his design acknowledged.

The dark side of the moon walk needed a solution and Hugh McCarroll had one.


Motherhood isn't worth fuss?

Hey, they don't call her Queen Bey for nothing.

OPINION: Yes it is. Motherhood may be a common experience, but that doesn't make it any less extraordinary.

Clooney on becoming a dad video

It's twins for Amal Clooney and George Clooney.

The first-time father expects having twins - reportedly due in June - at age 56 will be "an adventure".

'I believe in fixing my body'

Sophie Cachia tells her followers she's focused on recovery and not on losing weight, following the birth of her ...

Sophie Cachia's refreshing words about her "little tummy" has other mums applauding her honesty.

I am a terrible mother

Charlie, Henry and Tommy in their red wagon.

OPINION: I bribe them with chocolate, don't make them wear a hat and always leave the TV on.

kiwi traveller

Men are better at packing suitcases video

The world is divided into premature packers and procrastinating packers with few practical packers in between.

They procrastinate and are unorganised. But then they don't bring as much junk. What's better?

What cabin crew know that you don't video

Veteran globetrotters reveal secrets to a more attentive service (or to avoid getting kicked off your flight).

Veteran globetrotters reveal secrets to a more attentive service (or to avoid getting kicked off your flight).

Seven wonders of travel world

The amazing Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park.

From train trips to a bubbling supervolcano, this is the modern-day ultimate travel experience.

Wanderluster: Kiwis' life in Scandinavia

Matthew and Chelsea are big fans of the nomadic lifestyle.

After 10 years on the road, an intrepid couple share their advice on travelling Northern Europe.

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