October 31 2014, updated 9:11pm

New Zealand Geographic

Beautiful photos shine light on NZ

Stunning images of NZ life highly praised in New Zealand Geographic photography awards.

Pilot lands, then dies

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

Arrest after baby taken

18-year-old woman arrested after an eight-week-old baby was snatched from a Hamilton home.

Silver Ferns bounce back

9:11pm NZ fight back to win second test 52-38 in Palmerston North and, in doing so, claim the series on goal difference.

Police identify car-jumpers

Northland police identify two "little darlings" caught on camera jumping on the bonnets of five cars.

Body of missing hunter found

Searchers have found a body they believe is the man they have been searching for in Tararua Forest Park.

NZ prepared for Ebola

Kiwis specialists say New Zealand has learnt from international mistakes, and is more prepared than ever for Ebola.

Garage on fire

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a West Auckland garage but initial reports of a person inside the building were incorrect.

Cunliffe loyalists back Little

South Is net cut still

Otatara robbery

Hunt for man continues

Armed offenders squad is stood down in Invercargill, but police still hunting for gunman.

Silver Ferns v England

The Silver Ferns out-muscled England winning the second test 52-38 in Palmerston North.

Armed robbers on run in Sydney

Officers hunt for armed bank robbers believed to have crashed their getaway car in Fairfield East.

Anzac site in Turkey vandalised

Letters that spell out Anzac have been stolen from commemorative site at North Beach in Turkey.

Dallas dog clears Ebola tests

Modern 'Rambo' fugitive captured

Fishing boat declared 'pirate ship'

A super-fishing boat that changes flags and names as it plunders the South Pacific is to be declared a pirate ship by a Wellington based agency.

New laws 'common sense'

Hi-vis morning tea BusinessNZ dismisses union claims that reforms will drive down wages and reduce workers' bargaining power.

Kiwi firms piggyback All Blacks

Rugby will be the winner when the All Blacks play in Chicago this weekend, but NZ businesses are also looking for a victory.

10c petrol discount won't last

Red ink still spills at Solid Energy

Fu Wah's planned hotel in downtown Auckland.

Chinese firm gets hotel approval

Chinese development company Fu Wah granted official approval for five-star hotel in downtown Auckland.

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

A boost for couriers

Tradies Ladies Christchurch rebuild is creating so much work tradespeople are using specialist courier services to deliver materials.

Peony firm wins business award

Peony company Dove River has been named as the regional winner of ANZ's 2014 Flying Start Business Plan Competition.

Winning streak for hairdresser

Zero to $500K in 10 months

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

Review - Sunset Overdrive

'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.

Scariest thing about Halloween

Halloween has morphed into a way for girls to wear underwear. In public. As a costume.

'How could I protect myself?'

The actress in a street harassment video is now victim of awful online threats.

Hilary Clinton back in Vogue?

Model climbs into Daily Mail

What are they wearing?!

Miley and Ri-Ri rocked up to a charity dinner in typically demure fashion. Read: they most definitely did not.

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?

Could low-carb/high-fat diets harm us? And is saturated fat still the enemy? NZ academics can't seem to agree.

Finally, an excuse to eat chocolate

Just overuse or a real addiction?

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?

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

About to put your house on the market? Get it ready for sale with these six expert tips.

House of the week: Queenstown

J-Lo's $28m luxury fortress

Modern living for cave dwellers

A geologist's dream home is up for sale.

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

Egg farm plan protest

Karen Zimmerman and Darina Cincurova Giant chickens have taken to the streets of Whangarei, to protest what would be the country's biggest egg factory farm.

Shrek's still the star

Shrek the star sheep might be stuffed, but he's still got attitude.

Westland plans shop-ready milk

Conservationist farmer wins scholarship

Lorde shares some secrets

Lorde used to break into boats and one time a rotten pear hit her so hard it exploded, she reveals in the cover story of Billboard magazine

Millie will swing for Caesar

It’s faces like 14-year-old Caesar Nepia’s that Millie Elder-Holmes will picture when she steps into the boxing ring for Fight For Life.

Why Emily left Warnie

GoT cast's three tiers pay rise

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.

TayTay upsets New York

Swift's new gig as NYC's tourism ambassador is getting poo-pooed by the locals.

Drunk man charged

Australian stuck in New Zealand after getting drunk and aggressive on Qantas flight.

Global snapshots

Budgeting a UK trip

The origins of Halloween

Think celebrating Halloween is an American thing? Think again

Top five reader comments

The motivation behind some dubious fashion choices are among the things getting readers hot under the collar.

Breaking a hoarding habit

Are you a hoarder, or do you know someone who is and needs a hand clearing out the clutter?

Hazing's just scare tactics

Saving the things that matter


Parents who broke the rules

Other parents are quick to judge when someone does things differently. How do you deal with it?

The top five 'green' cars

Finalists for the 10th edition of the world's biggest automotive environment award have been named. Finalists for the 10th edition of the world's biggest automotive environment award have been named.

Kawasaki's Taiwanese love-child

Kymco's trans-national scooter is a well-made commuter alternative.

Excited to reach speed limit

10c petrol discount won't last

Citroen DS

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.

Breakers take down Crocs

Tom Abercrombie Veteran forward Mika Vukona leaves his imprint all over 84-70 ANBL victory over Townsville at Vector Arena.

Ko on song in Taiwan

Excellent seven-under second round of 65 has seen Kiwi golfer move into contention on the LPGA Tour.

Burling, Tuke in for big award

Deans: Beale saga avoidable

Todd Clever

'Thanks NZ' - Clever looks back

Inspirational US Eagles captain says NZ has a "special place" in his heart after playing historic Ranfurly Shield winning season with North Harbour.

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.

The French, rude?

The French are rude, Rome is full of thieves and Amsterdam is overrun with stoners and prostitutes. Is any of it true?

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