November 1 2014, updated 10:09am


Air NZ pilot 'left us too early'

Family of Air NZ pilot Ann Barbarich mourns "darling wife and mother", after her sudden death.

Man's throat slashed

police chase generic 10:09am Man attacked during a massive street fight in Auckland, and police have started a homicide investigation.

Spaceship explodes, kills pilot

9:35am One dead after Richard Branson's Virgin spaceship comes down during a test flight.

Life shattered by 'ghastly attack'

9:44am Nine months after dad was beaten by pack of teens, he's struggling to piece his life together.

The new terror threat

"Kiwi Jihadi" tweets photos of himself with knives in Syria - is he the tip of the iceberg? | Jihadist concerns

Chicago turns on the chill

Snow-blown wind hit Soldier Field as the USA Eagles and All Blacks completed their captain's runs.

Concern over Kiwi jihadists

 	 Mark Taylor Would-be jihadists are being monitored by NZ spooks over plans to carry out Islamic State-style terror attacks here.| The new terror threat

'Have you seen my baby?'

Mum and dad of baby snatched from Hamilton flat ran into the street, frantically asking if anyone had seen their child.

Fund up a cool $100m after big bet

MS drugs within reach

Ira Berryman, 5, with sister Edith, 8, and parents Benj and Maria

A brave face to the world

The bones in his face are screwed a tiny bit each day, in the hope that he can live a normal life.

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

A Virgin Galactic suborbital spacecraft carrying two pilots crashes in the Mojave desert during a test flight. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Harris denied appeal

Rolf Harris has been denied permission to appeal his indecent assault convictions.

Ruling favours nurse

Judge rejects bid by Maine health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox as part of Ebola quarantine.

Bodies found in blaze

Child stabbed to death

New human remains found

New human remains found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, Dutch PM says.

Kiwis would pay dearly for Ikea

First it was Apple, then Samsung. Will Ikea be the next retailer to charge New Zealanders way over the odds?

On a wing and a prayer

It's turbulent times for aviation, with the financial collapse of helicopter firm Helipro and Vincent Aviation, and it fears it is being choked by red tape.

Projects strain Wgtn labour

Ebos looks further afield


Carve-up an option for meat co-op

Leading meat processor Silver Fern Farms could be about to bring in multiple investment partners from within NZ or overseas.

Lean times ahead for investors

Generic money Investors with money in the bank may have to get used to many years of low interest rates, according to a broker.

Auckland rates plan 'cynical'

Business groups slam Auckland Mayor Len Brown's plan to shift the rates burden onto business to spare homeowners.

ANZ clips wings of Qantas scheme

You've earned it but don't flaunt it all

Internet maestro on next voyage

Seeby Woodhouse An entrepreneur who founded internet company Orcon and then sold it for $24 million is building another fast-growth internet business.

The place is a real fright

Halloween was the perfect time for an Auckland couple to launch a spooky business in a remote Wairarapa cabin.

Tiny budget yields results

A boost for couriers

Gamers: Keep expectations low

Why I loved Shadow of Mordor and felt disappointed by Destiny.

Lollipop coming in November

The latest version of Google's popular Android mobile operating system will include automatic encryption.

Facebook's advertising revenue soars

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'Major' hacking attack looms in US

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse.

The Insta-model rat pack

They're young, beautiful, famous (enough) and - shock horror - actually friends with one another.

Getting back on brand

Although she has many endeavours, Diane von Furstenberg's aim is to focus on her empire as a whole.

Scariest thing about Halloween

'How could I protect myself?'

Secret habits of the stylish

We all know a stylista. She exudes polish and always looks effortlessly chic. How does she do it, and more importantly, how can you?

Kombucha: Is it good for you?

This hot trend in the beverage aisle is brewed with a live, expanding bacterial culture. Snake oil or magic potion?

Nutrition experts defend milk

Milk lovers and dairy farmers can relax - milk does more good than harm, nutrition experts say.

Saturated fat - still the enemy?

Finally, an excuse to eat chocolate

Stop procrastinating, get it done

Procrastination: It's bad for the individual, bad for society, and yet everybody does it.

Modern living for cave dwellers

A geologist's dream home is up for sale.

7 ways to change-up your kitchen

Give your kitchen a mini makeover with these ideas for easy and inexpensive updates.

6 tips: Get your home market ready

House of the week: Queenstown

The Block NZ: For sale

This time in two weeks there will be a big Block hangover. So how will the contestants be feeling? A little worse for wear, or delightfully surprised?

Simon Gault's next move

The former Masterchef NZ judge is opening a second "bibs and fingers" Crab Shack restaurant, this time in Auckland.

Manners maketh for a cheaper coffee

Good manners cost nothing, but they could save you a few dollars at an Australian cafe.

10 cafe-goers worse than kids

Modern-day hippies win MKR

Tail myths docked

Lamb with tail Researchers have blown away myths that lambs with long tails grow quicker and are better-yielding.

Deer breeders world leaders

Clive Jermy has played a leading role in the rise of the New Zealand deer breeding industry. Now he is scaling back his involvement.

Egg farm plan protest

Shrek's still the star

Biel congratulated on pregnancy

Jessica Biel's pregnancy may have been outed by a fashion editor.

The weirdest Superman movie?

Tim Burton's Superman would have been in therapy for a start.

Joining Midsomer Murders

Our Big Blue Backyard

Stuff's pick for man flesh show

While the identity of the first The Bachelor NZ is still a mystery, here's our shortlist of contenders.

11 unbelievable bars

It's time to ditch your local dive bar.

Singapore's hell on earth

With its graphic displays of torture and debauchery, this tourist attraction is hell on earth.

The pizza purists of Naples

The origins of Halloween

Pilot lands, then dies

Air NZ pilot collapsed at controls of one of its new Dreamliners just after she landed it and later died.

Lessons from cycling in Chch

Cycleway, cycling, lane You have to assume other road users have not seen you, even when you are lit up like a Xmas tree.

Budget-friendly recipes

Tasty, filling and cheap to make. If you can whip up a feast on next to nothing, share your secrets!

Top five reader comments

Breaking a hoarding habit

Manchester clubs duke it out

The first of the two Manchester derbies take place at the Etihad Stadium, with local pride at stake.

French flair

Renault Koleos Renault's Koleos SUV is now a much more appealing buy, thanks to a price and specification realignment.

Goddess will soon be 60

In the absence of a 2015 Paris Motor Show, the 60th birthday party of France's greatest car will be in London.

The top five 'green' cars

Kawasaki's Taiwanese love-child

Towing time

Safe summer towing

There's a whole summer season on the road in front of us and it's time to look very carefully at how we put things behind us.

Wallabies still contenders

Colin Slade Australia are "still contenders" to win next year's RWC despite their current off-field strife, according to Colin Slade.

Whare fit for determined Kiwis

Kiwis looking to prove win over Kangaroos was not a fluke as they face Samoan team with nothing to lose.

Big Ben to face Mason

Clos confident of beating Phelps

All Blacks

All Blacks focus won't wane

Cruise to a win, enjoy the hype and then let's get packed for London, boys. That's just the attitude Steve Hansen won't want.

Life beyond the capital

When it comes to the North Island, I'm ashamed to say I'm geographically challenged.

Indulging across the ditch

Sometimes only the finest will do when it comes to reclaiming a sense of wellbeing.

Burning passion

For some of China's wealthy, the terrestrial trappings are worthless compared to bounty from outer space.

Sistine chapel dazzles

In the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, the halo around Jesus Christ's head in Michelangelo's famous frescoes shines brighter.

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