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Quake shakes Soviet liner video

The top three levels of a sunken Soviet ship were sliced off by the Kaikoura quake.

Trump's trans tyranny

People protest in defence of transgender rights near the White House in Washington.

16 min ago  Under Obama, transgender students could choose a bathroom of their will. Now that protection is gone.

Death in the wake of Chch fires

12:58 PM  The black areas in these thermal images illustrate loss of plant life. They used to be red.

Cops ignored euthanasia concerns

8 min ago  Emails reveal police didn't answer queries about controversial euthanasia checkpoints.

Air travel as cheap as it gets video

12:21 PM  Strong competition has lowered air fares - but it won't be this good for much longer.

Murder case: A chilling exchange

"So where'd you bury the body," the man with the shovel was asked. It was meant as a joke.

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Car rolls on Desert Road

The single-car accident occurred about 5km north of the summit in the Tongariro National Park.

12:44 PM  Emergency services have freed a woman from a car that rolled and partially blocked State Highway 1.

Police stand guard

10 min ago  Neighbours heard "yelling and whimpering" around the time of a shooting that left five seriously injured.

Isaac Cruz Broughton, 29, appears in the High Court at Auckland.

Man 'faced sawn-off gun'

Confronted with a shotgun, an hour later a father of four was dead, a court hears.

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Police stand guard

Police stand guard at hospital after a mass gang-related shooting in Whangarei.

world

'Demonic activity' at rally video

A supporter is invited onstage by Trump.

Horrified church pastor says Trump could have easily turned his worshippers into a riot squad.

Live chat: Seven new worlds

Wondering what newly discovered planets mean for us or aliens? Ask our astrophysicist.

Benjamin Netanyahu's plane wasn't taking the scenic route by choice.

Israel's strange flight to Aussie video

Benjamin Netanyahu's plane took 11 hours to fly from Singapore to Sydney. It wasn't by choice.

business

You can't buy experience

As the population ages it only becomes more important to get past outdated beliefs around age.

OPINION: Ageism might be illegal but it's still happening in New Zealand.

Great southern job growth

A boom in tourists and building made Queenstown Lakes the place to find a job last year.

Sky TV's proposed merger with Vodafone NZ has been torpedoed by the country's competition watchdog.

Sky won't fall after rejection

OPINION: Sky TV is likely to carry on as before after its merger with Vodafone got turned down.

technology

New iPhone may do 3-D selfies

Apple's next smartphone may have a camera that can map your face.

1:15 PM  Apple's next smartphone may have a camera that can map your face.

Why Apple TV failed to take off

Time and again, engineers have been forced to compromise on Apple's vision of revolutionising the living room.

HZD

Horizon Zero Dawn: Inside the game

19 min ago  Gerard Campbell catches up with Joel Eschler, producer of the new PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn.

life & style

Fitness star's partner charged

Tobi Pearce, partner of Kayla Itsines, was found with prescription drugs commonly used by steroid users.

1:35 PM  Aussie fitness entrepreneur's boyfriend found with prescription drugs commonly taken by steroid users.

Why isn't the pill free, already?

OPINION: Men aren't coughing up their hard-earned Hillary's to shove a daily dose of hormones in their face.

The Sim family, from left, Cathy Kiely, her son Jesse Sim, and Philip Sim.

Ordinary day with autistic son

13 min ago  Mum sometimes cries and wonders "why me?". But then her autistic son Jesse brings a flower and says, "mum, love".

well & good

Daily activities most likely to kill

You’re far more likely to drown in the water than get killed by a shark, so why are we more afraid of the latter?

What is most likely to kill you? Forget sharks, even mooching around the house has risks associated with it

Can you eat mouldy food?

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

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

Dangers of work-life merging

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

home & property

Grow your own five-plus a day

The new Ikea Growroom is a spherical vertical garden designed to maximise space and light for ideal growing conditions.

1:21 PM  This DIY spherical garden from Swedish furniture giant Ikea is aimed squarely at townies.

Decor goes back to nature gallery

16 min ago  Neutral colours, plenty of texture and organic materials are the latest looks for home decor.

Built in 1939, this Art Deco house in Hamilton is an exceptional example of the era.

Art Deco beauty for sale

This stunning 1930s Art Deco home in Hamilton remains true to its original character.

food & wine

Pineapple on pizza: yay or nay?

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

A beer just for drinking inflight

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

Lunches to make other jealous

Madam Woo opens in Chch

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Fonterra holds milk price

Fonterra has kept its milk price at $6 per kilogram of milksolids in its latest forecast update.

12:41 PM  Fonterra has kept its forecast payout to farmers at $6 per kilogram of milk solids.

Enough space for grapes

The post-quake scramble to repair tanks in time for harvest seems to have paid off.

Farmer's grass bonanza dream

Waiting, with 'baited' breath video

entertainment

Waititi: 'Amazing' to be top Kiwi

New Zealander of the Year 2017, Taika Waititi, is thankful he was never made to get a "real job".

New Zealander of the Year 2017, Taika Waititi, is thankful he was never made to get a "real job".

Odds on Kiwi's story to win

The legendary Melbourne Cup winner gets his own film ... at a cost of $3m

Surprise negativity: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone play idealists struggling against reality in La La Land.

Say no to La La Land backlash

12:25 PM  Some people straight up loathe this film and don't want it to win Oscars. Those people are wrong.

travel

NZ: 5 things that surprised me

Travel blogger Carmen Huter is impressed by how well-travelled we are.

Travel blogger Carmen Huter is impressed by our open-mindedness and how well-travelled Kiwis are.

What to pack: South America video

When visiting this amazing continent it's not about what to bring, but rather what to ditch.

Walking past Chop Chop Square on the way to Diera Souk.

A Kiwi's farewell to Saudi stuff nation

1:06 PM  It's deprivation. No movies, no theatre, no music, no art. It's contradictions and experiences like none other.

motoring

Video: dodgy taxi dash video

Oncoming cars had the clear to go but fortunately didn't.

A Wellington taxi driver will be fired for a dash through an intersection at rush-hour.

Lemons hit the road

12:28 PM  Sixty "shitbox" cars set to leave Christchurch on a colourful convoy as part of the Shitbox Rally.

Model S is the car that established Tesla as an 'it' brand. Still doing stirling work.

Tesla mania hits NZ

OPINION: I think Tesla is the carmaking equivalent of Apple and I don't mean that in a nice way.

stuff nation

Do you do any of these?

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These are the most common things that contribute to New Zealand's road issues.

‘Please - LOOK!’ A plea to drivers

"A couple of seconds could save a life."

Dogs

Lyla and Ollie light up our day

Lyla and Ollie are the perfect pair to come home to after a long day at work.

sport

Ryder to play Hong Kong T20

Jesse Ryder, seen here on the attack for the Central Stags, will now get a chance to showcase his talent in Hong Kong's ...

Organisers delighted as blockbusting NZ batsmen joins stars in blossoming championship.

Ross: Taylor-made for crisis video

OPINION: Classy Taylor let's his bat do the talking, emphasising the madness of leaving him out.

Manawatu's Otere Black gets the nod at first five-eighth for the Hurricanes. Photo: WARWICK SMITH/FAIRFAX NZ.

Beauden Barrett on bench

12:55 PM  All Blacks stars Beauden Barrett and Dane Coles will start on bench for the Hurricanes.

good reads

Good days, bad days and 'meltdowns'

The Sim family, from left, Cathy Kiely, her son Jesse Sim, and Philip Sim.

Mum sometimes cries and wonders "why me?". But then her autistic son Jesse brings a flower and says, "mum, love".

A Kiwi's farewell to Saudi Arabia stuff nation

Walking past Chop Chop Square on the way to Diera Souk.

It's deprivation. No movies, no theatre, no music, no art. It's contradictions and experiences like none other.

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.

Why isn't the pill free, already?

Men aren't coughing up their hard-earned Hillary's to shove a daily dose of hormones in their face.

OPINION: Men aren't coughing up their hard-earned Hillary's to shove a daily dose of hormones in their face.

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oddstuff

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.

Parenting

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.

Baby sees mum for first time

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

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

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.

kiwi traveller

Kiwi in France: Wintering in Pyrenees 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 community hums with life.

The dark side to idyllic locations

It's hard to imagine The Philippines is the home of President Rodrigo Duterte's roving "death squads".

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

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).

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