April 20 2014, updated 11:28pm

Prince george meets george

Prince George meets Bilby George

Prince George has met Bilby George in his successful first official engagement in Australia.

Shooting victim dies

11:05pm Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 39-year-old man who was shot in Gisborne early on Sunday morning.

Serial attacker sought

Police There are fears a sexual offender is targeting women in Wellington following two violent attacks.

Magic summon victory

Waikato-Bay of Plenty bounce back to beat the Northern Mystics.

Large slip shuts mine

New Zealand's largest gold mine has been shut down after heavy rain caused a massive slip.

Australia takes cue from NZ

Australian minister wants a "good look" at NZ-inspired ideas for reforming disability pensions.

Thousands still in dark

West Coast Cyclone Ita Hot water and power remain out to some Auckland and West Coast homes after Thursday's storm.

Missing cyclist found

A cyclist who went missing between Wairoa and Gisborne has been found safe and well.

Crash victim a 'caring' veteran

Boutique bar's name 'disgusts'

Queensland fruit fly

Fruit fly restrictions lifted

There have been no further fruit fly discoveries in the Whangarei area.

Prince v bilby at Sydney zoo

Eight-month-old Prince George helps unveil a plaque at a bilby enclosure at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. Paul Chapman reports

Five killed in Ukraine clash

ukraine strap Russian state television has reported that five people have been killed near a Ukrainian checkpoint.

Iran converting uranium

Iran says it has completed watering down and converting over 200kgs of enriched uranium.

Militants claim Cairo blast

Ferry captain's detention extended

CELEBRATION: More than 100,000 people crammed into St Peter's Square to celebrate mass this Easter.

Pope remembers the hungry and poor

Pope Francis denounced ''immense wastefulness'' and called for peace in Syria in his Easter address.

Minister bursts bubble

Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce The Government is playing down predictions published by powerful US magazine Forbes that New Zealand is on the path to economic disaster.

Serepisos assets to go

Receivers are selling bankrupt developer Terry Serepisos' waterfront portfolio.

Warehouse more than simply red

More cafes close this Easter

Stressed, anxious man

Stressed at work?

Bosses are legally required to look for stress, and workplace legislation is changing to underline this.

Don't be hooked by debt

Matt Watson From a young age the ITM Fishing Show host Matt Watson knew there was money in fishing.

Insurance: A cautionary tale

Just before last Christmas my insurance company sent a $1250 bill for insuring our house.

KiwiSaver tax rules 'unfair'

Are 362.5 days not enough?

US dollars, money, greenback

Pay me back whenever . . .

The World Bank says family and friends are a popular source of finance for youngsters starting out.

Emmy nominee weighs app-ropriate attire

Nathan Martin has a big decision to make.

Playstation 4 sales top 7 million

Sony says the sales are double the number the Playstation 4 sold in the same time frame after its launch.

Mt. Gox to be liquidated

Vein scanning the next big thing?

Online activists battle paedophiles

As the internet makes it easier to exchange child porn, groups are creating tools to fight it.

My good friend failure

M&Ms Everyone fails, but some do it better than others.

Social triumphs of a plus one

There's no shame in turning up at social events at which you are not on the guest list.

Recipe: Beef it up

Oz Tour: What Kate's Wearing

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Beauty cabinet covetables

Looking for the latest? Here's a round-up of new trends crossing the fashion desk.

Recipe: Beef it up

beef rendang Unseasonably warm weather plays havoc with meal planning.

Paleo? You should be eating bugs

If you're really going to follow a paleo diet, you ought to be eating bugs, 'lots and lots of bugs'.

Recipe: Hot cross bun pudding

Make your own Easter eggs

Ford unveils tribute Mustang

Special 50th anniversary Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original. Special Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

Making road trips with kids OK

How do you make your holiday road trip as safe, comfortable and kid-friendly as possible?

Focus provides Falcon hint

Mercedes drops Benz

Invisible Woman a must-see

The Invisible Woman The Invisible Woman should not be allowed to slip away unseen.

Shame about the script

The Other Woman is a female-strong, but not quite feminist, take on infidelity.

Cruel punishment

Fast and furious

Reginald D Hunter

Comedian's southern discomfort

Reginald D Hunter says as long as NZ isn't full of sensitive white people, his show will go down a treat.

Get more of the mountain

Ski Skiers in search of season-pass bargains need to act quickly.

Eat your way through Nashville

If you come here to eat first and line-dance second, you won't be the first.

On the fast track

Ride the rails

Peter Kuravita

Son of a gun

When chef Peter Kuravita travelled across Mexico, he got more than he bargained for.

It's not all golden in Australia

Surfers Paradise Gold Coast offers great lifestyle for living in the now, but a move to Australia may not be so good in the long run.

Cycling from Bluff to Cape Reinga

Ken Guest and Rob Waterhouse flew in to Queenstown from the United Kingdom on 19 February.

A vote for our future

Pink hues over Paihia


Trimming my waistline

After noticing belly fat was accumulating suddenly, I tried giving up all foods with added sugar.

Warning on pollen test

Bees A British food scientist says NZ may be taking a wrong step in the battle against fake manuka honey makers.

Fruit fly restrictions lifted

There have been no further fruit fly discoveries in the Whangarei area.

First time sale

Wool prices firm

Chasing churchmen

labour hopeful jerome mika Candidates are trying to engage Polynesian voters in an attempt to win three crucial South Auckland seats.

New Zealand 'dodged a bullet'

A former colleague of Don Brash has slammed him as a racist and a chauvinist.

Minister bursts bubble

Shop around for new law

Kiwi big off bench

steve adams strap Kiwi Steven Adams blocked three shots in 86 seconds as his team beat the Memphis Grizzlies.

Geary holds on in Auckland

Mt Maunganui golfer Josh Geary has held on to win the Charles Tour's Akarana Open by two shots.

Toronto can't handle The Truth

Ko finishes tied for 32

Paul Vaughan

Raiders steal win over Storm

League gods deliver Melbourne a dose of karma with a last-gasp 24-22 loss to the Raiders.


Five myths about Easter

When death and resurrection mix with magical bunnies and chocolate eggs, you get Easter — perhaps the most misunderstood holy day.

Peter Kuravita

Son of a gun

When chef Peter Kuravita travelled across Mexico, he got more than he bargained for.

Stressed, anxious man

Stressed at work?

Bosses are legally required to look for stress, and workplace legislation is changing to underline this.

Retired Supreme Court Judge Bill Wilson

Spoiling for a fight

Top judge Bill Wilson quit after misconduct allegations.He tells Steve Kilgallon how he rebuilt his life.

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