splash pak

Pak 'n Save's unusual policy

2:51 PM  What to do with food found on a shoplifter's person? Put it back on the shelves, of course.

Body found in bush

Thames

1 min ago  A hunter alerted police after stumbling across a body near Thames.

Gorge could be closed for weeks

3:28 PM  Manawatu Gorge set for another long closure after two large slips blocked both lanes.

Tropical joy for same-sex couple

14 min ago  Same-sex marriage is illegal in the Cook Islands, but these Kiwis will be getting hitched at the beach after all.

Ruling threatens jets

2:12 PM  Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.

Child basher in denial

He caused his victim's brain to become "watery mush", but denies doing anything wrong.

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national

WWII vets in pension fight

Wally te Ua and his fellow Vietnam veterans, who took their battle over pensions to court.

3:00 PM  More than 70 years since the end of the conflict, some veterans are still having to fight.

Man killed in Ohau crash

One person has died after a single-vehicle crash on a bridge in the Waitaki District.

Anzac Day dawn parade and service at Anzac Memorial Park, Nelson.

We will remember them

One hundred years ago, the world was at war.

Video

Church's issue with MAFS

Catholic bishop of Auckland says Married at First Sight trivialises marriage and is just chasing ratings.

world

Russian hackers target Macron video

French centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the country's presidential election.

2:53 PM  Russians hackers who attacked Clinton appear to have targeted the leading candidate in France's presidential elections.

Gloves off  in French election video

French far-right leader accuses opponent in next month's presidential runoff of being weak on Islamist terrorism.

The quake struck 35 kilometres west of the popular holiday city of Valparaiso.

6.9 quake prompts evacuations

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago.

business

Software fraudster pleads guilty

Matamata man Brian Duffell leaves the Hamilton District Court following an earlier appearance.

Brian Duffell owns up on eve of trial after fleecing investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Whittaker's blast from its past

Another sweet childhood favourite has been reinvented.

TSB Bank stands head and shoulders above foreign-owned rivals for customer satisfaction.

We love Kiwi-owned banks

Kiwi-owned banks are tops with customers, but generate more complaints to the Banking Ombudsman.

technology

Is this the iPhone's future?

The success of IBM's Selectric typewriter helped finance other innovations at the company, notably the personal computer..

Perhaps the product that most closely approximates the iPhone's future is the venerable IBM Selectric typewriter.

Old tech demoralising workers

The average employee wastes 40 minutes a day because of slow technology.

As we spend more time in our inboxes, unwanted emails are becoming as disliked as cold calls.

The perils of unwanted emails

If you don't treat your digital friends and customers with respect, you may end up entangled in an embarrassing case of email revenge.

life & style

Dropping 17kg in 12 weeks

Barbara Morris was one of 16 athletes to participate in the NABBA 2017 Southland Regional Bodybuilding Championships.

After 30 years, Barbara Morris finally achieved her dream of competing as a bodybuilder.

Tips for a troubled tummy

The answer to your digestive woes may be simpler than you think.

For physicians, the ability to learn about our patients' lives beyond the traditional care settings is invaluable, and ...

I had to tell him he was dying

I had known Roger since my medical school days. And now I couldn't save him.

well & good

Time to train for menopause?

Regular physical activity and sticking to a healthy weight helps prime women for a leaner, healthier menopause.

Should women get in training for menopause? Yes - and the sooner the better.

Riding bikes into battle

A group of Kiwi-led cyclists will ride in the tyre tracks of the largely unknown Anzac Cyclist Battalion, almost 100 years later.

Not all curcumin we take orally is absorbed, research shows.

The truth about turmeric

Turmeric is touted to have many benefits, but is consuming it really that beneficial?

home & property

Paremata landmark for sale

This Paremata home bears all of architect Ian Burrow's trademark touches. It's on the market for the first time.

The original owners of this Ian Burrow-designed house in Paremata have put it on the market.

Colourful London living room

When a rural Cantabrian meets a London interior designer, the results are bold, bright and botanical.

From left: Hamish Stirrat and Nicole Tweddell, with Amy Heslop, daughter Ivy and partner Tomas Snedden. The two families ...

One house but two homes video

Buying a first home in Auckland's Grey Lynn was little more than a dream for two young couples - until they pooled their resources.

food & wine

Celebrating Marlborough's best

Paula Theodore, Mario Dussurget (Cloudy Bay) Georgie Leach (Wine Marlborough) and Chris Shaw.

Is Marlborough set to become the foodie destination of choice for international tourists?

5 Kiwi baking faves revisited

Sarah Tuck puts her own delectable spin own old-school Kiwi baking.

Would you try a charcoal latte?

Is tomato soup good for you?

nz farmer

Dairy farmers portrayed unfairly

11022017 Farming Photo: Sonita Chandar/FairfaxNZ: 
Phil Cantwell comes from a sheep and beef farming background but made ...

OPINION: I won't be the only one who has noticed the put downs, insults and the unjust tactics we witness on TV screens every day.

Beef and lamb help iron stores

World Iron Awareness Week is getting a big push from Beef + Lamb NZ marketing supremo Rod Slater.

Rural recycling on the rise

Farmers 'willing' to improve

entertainment

Church's issue with MAFS

Strangers are paired together at a faux-wedding ceremony as part of the experiment.

6 min ago  Catholic bishop of Auckland says Married at First Sight trivialises marriage and is just chasing ratings.

Has Theroux gone too far?

REVIEW: Louis Theroux's nosy-parkering feels inappropriate this time around.

Singer Elton John became 'violently ill' on a flight to the UK.

Elton John battles infection video

The 70-year-old singer cancels upcoming shows after an unusual bacterial infection put him in intensive care.

travel

What to do in Honolulu

There's plenty to see and do in Honolulu.

Honolulu delivers exactly what you expect of it – a sparkling crescent of colour, kitsch and curling surf.

Qatar Airways could ditch NZ

Qatar Airways could cancel flights to Auckland if NZ follows US in banning laptops on Middle East flights.

Drone footage shows the grey nurse sharks feeding on mullet in Fingal Bay.

Drone shows feeding frenzy video

Dramatic footage captures a shark hunt close to the shores of a popular Australian beach.

motoring

Honda Civic claims 'Ring record video

Honda has claimed a new front-wheel-drive lap record for the Nurburgring with its new Civic Type R.

2:25 PM  This blisteringly quick Honda has outgunned VW, Renault and even Pagani. It's due in NZ in July.

Iconic scooter may return

Want to scoot into a NZ business opportunity?

Cute, right? But Spider in Volvo XC90 moulding is really an attempt to hide some messy plastic reinforcement.

Strange hidden car features

It's not all serious stuff with car designers. Sometimes they hide silly things for us to find.

stuff nation

Patch, the lovable pooch

Pet of the day

Patch is an SPCA dog who arrived in our family around seven years ago.

Kiwis to be collateral damage stuff nation

New Zealand's "special" visa doesn't deserve its name. There is nothing special about it.

I find the police to be illogical, unfair and unreasonable throughout December and January.

My $30 fine became a jail threat stuff nation

I have managed to hide from the police for nearly 18 months, but it seems they have finally tracked me down.

sport

Chiefs to rest Kerr-Barlow

Jonathan Taumateine will take on the responsibility of starting halfback for the Chiefs against the Sunwolves on Saturday.

2:45 PM  Chiefs' depth at halfback to be severely tested with a concussed Tawera Kerr-Barlow to be rested and Finlay Christie suspended.

Serena slams 'racist' jibes video

Serena Williams launches stinging attack on Ilie Nastase claiming he had racially abused her and her unborn baby.

Netball Mainland board chairwoman Anne Marett says the retention and recruitment of players at the top level is a ...

Tactix in strife

There's no shortage of issues for the Tactix. Solutions must be found says Netball Mainland chairwoman.

good reads

I had to tell him he was dying

For physicians, the ability to learn about our patients' lives beyond the traditional care settings is invaluable, and ...

I had known Roger since my medical school days. And now I couldn't save him.

'Done over' by the KGB

Ian Stobie during the period when he was deployed to Moscow.

Kiwi soldier Ian Stobie wanted to know what really happened. In April, relevant Cold War-era files were "destroyed".

The Kiwi that fooled the Nazis video

Kiwi Keith Boles was among a select group of pilots who used top secret technology to drop bombs on industrial Germany.

Keith Boles laid down the markers for the bombs that devastated Nazi Germany.

'I must belong somewhere'

US Marines in Wellington in 1942 on a train to Paekakariki.

More than 70 years after her father left NZ, a Blenheim woman is still searching for him.

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oddstuff

Strange hidden car features

Cute, right? But Spider in Volvo XC90 moulding is really an attempt to hide some messy plastic reinforcement.

It's not all serious stuff with car designers. Sometimes they hide silly things for us to find.

Cat caught living second life video

Simba the cat has been living a second life under the alias, Crazy Horse. His two owners Mychaela Groombridge and ...

He likes to disappear for days - but it turns out Simba's been involved with another woman.

Runaway deer in cemetery

Bryce Buckland rounded up six of the runaway deer at Marsden Valley Cemetery on Wednesday.

Where they came from isn't known, but they've made a new home in a Nelson cemetery.

Car cordon defends hedge

Waikanae Beach hedge owner Vince Osborne remains defiant over the council's plans to cut his giant hedge.

Car park-in puts the handbrake on planned cut for embattled giant hedge.

Parenting

Shirt method divides parents

When Alexis Tillman's children aren't getting along, she brings out the 'I love you' shirt.

US mum relies on a "love shirt" to help her bickering kids get along - but not all parents agree with it.

Pram snobbery is a thing

"There's a secret pram world. People do look at what pram you have. It's a status thing".

"There's a secret pram world. People do look at what pram you have. It's a status thing."

When your sex drive disappears

In the early years of parenthood, sleep can often take priority over sex.

One mum admits she can now go months without sex - and it seems she's not the only one.

How swaddling can harm baby

Babies who are wrapped up with their legs held tightly together have a higher risk of hip dysplasia.

Babies who are wrapped up with their legs held tightly together have a higher risk of hip dysplasia.

kiwi traveller

Greek Islands on a budget

The popular Greek isle of Mykonos.

The most economical ways of visiting the Greek isles.

Readers' best travel photos

We were surprised to find that Hawaii hosts a wonderful zoo with so many different species of birds and animals. We had ...

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

New York brunching

Brunch has a cult-like following in New York.

Brunch in New York is a sacred ritual performed each weekend by thousands of the city's local inhabitants.

A year overseas in Papua New Guinea stuff nation

Sunrise from Premier Hill, Bougainville.

Facing a year in a far-flung destination, Adam Constanza feared he'd be bored. He's not.

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