Read injured in Crusaders win

6 min ago  Injury takes the shine off celebrations, as skipper joins growing All Blacks casualty ward.

$100k isn't enough

enableMe co-founder Hannah McQueen, whose company has a formula for cutting the cost of mortgages.

5:00 AM  Nearly a third of people earning $100k to $150k are living cheque to cheque.

Ewen Macdonald's playing rugby video

5:00 AM  Murdered man's family grieves, wirh the man who mounted a vendetta against him free.

Navy officer wins day in court

5:00 AM  Former navy officer who alleges she was raped and harassed wins battle to be heard.

Caught in the act: Stores targeted

5:00 AM  But why are so few shoplifters getting prosecuted by police?

No admission, no trial, victims told

5:00 AM  Some police officers are telling sexual assault victims that if their attacker claims it was consensual, charges are unlikely to be laid.


NZ seeks US military planes

The Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes will replace a fleet of retiring P-3K planes.

The four maritime patrol planes have a combined price-tag of around $2 billion.

Jetset staff costing millions

5:00 AM  Spending on overseas medical staff is in the millions, as a union warns NZ increasingly reliant on international workers.

Car ends up on railway tracks after veering off road

Car upside down on tracks video

It crashed through a fence after veering off the road, briefly disrupting the train network.


Colossal fun and tom foolery

REVIEW: Anne Hathaway stars in a film that's silly but so original and charmingly cute we completely buy into it.


Mum's apology for killer son

Police at the scene where an 11-month-old girl and her father were found dead.

She pleaded with those struggling to talk to their parents, after her son murdered his daughter live on Facebook.

Tot run over twice, survives video

Chinese toddler ran into traffic and sat low enough for two cars to pass over her.

Tuker Murray keeps his cool as a robber holds a gun to his head.

Keeping cool at gunpoint video

He had a gun to his face. Unshaken, he took the "amateur-hour" armed robbery in his stride.


Good news, the Govt is spending up

We have neglected infrastructure such as roads and rail for decades, says Shamubeel Eaqub.

5:00 AM  We ignored infrastructure investment for three decades, and the past is catching up with us, says Shamubeel Eaqub.

Trump's Wall St friends suffer

Shares in companies closest to US President are lagging, those out of favour are up.

Winemaker Tony Bish imported an oak egg from France which will be used to make chardonnay.

Wine ... and eggs?

5:00 AM  An unlikely combination of wine and eggs is taking wine innovation to another level.


How hackers exploited Microsoft

Microsoft's progress on security issues remains uneven in an era when the stakes are growing dramatically.

Microsoft took nine months to fix a bug that allowed a hacker to seize control of a computer with little trace.

Why teens love Musical.ly

Ever seen your kids lip-sync in front of their smartphone? It's a good chance they're on Musical.ly.

More than a third of teenagers have asked their parents to stop constantly checking their mobiles and 46 per cent of ...

OK, I'm addicted to my phone

Not only was I practically soldered to my mobile, it was making me permanently distracted.

life & style

The joy of spreading bad news

It was time for an honest discussion.

5:00 AM  Admit it - there's something strangely satisfying and exciting about reporting bad news.

5 comforting potluck dishes

Ginny Grant's potluck-inspired recipes are guaranteed to steal the show.

Enjoy a double hit of passionfruit in these little syrup-soaked cakes.

Friands with benefits

These light little cakes are all the more scrumptious when they’re drizzled with tangy passionfruit and lemon syrup.

well & good

Auckland's oldest skywalker

Man Kaur, 101, and her son Gurdev Singh, 79, complete the SkyWalk.

At 101, she's the oldest athlete at the World Masters Games. Now, she's the oldest to walk on top of the Sky Tower.

Young, drunk, and in A&E

Female drinkers under 25 being admitted to hospital more often than men their age, doctor says.

Eman Ahmed in an image taken from video posted by the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai on April 19, 2017, after she lost more ...

Spat over 300kg loss video

Doctors claim Eman Ahmed lost 300kg after surgery but now her sister has called them 'liars'.

home & property

My Sunday routine: Zoe Williams

Williams sporting one of her distinctive earring designs.

5:00 AM  The talented jeweler uses Sunday as a time for total relaxation and recharging, with ypga, movies and family time.

Why I love headboards

5:00 AM  Adding a headboard will transform a bedroom into a master suite, says designer Anna Begg

Tiny little plastic dropcloth that's not been taped down? This situation is fraught with peril. You're better off buying ...

5 home painting hacks

5:00 AM  Painting a room isn't as simple as picking your favourite colour and slapping it on the wall.

food & wine

Recipe: Flex your Brussels

You can also serve up this salad with a couple of poached or fried eggs for breakfast.

If you’re still getting over the memory of the boiled-to-death veges of your youth, this salad should help change your mind.

Healthy fairy bread alternative video

'If someone can feel happy to look at a pretty piece of toast, then why not?'

Where to get good affogatos

What makes a great cafe? video

nz farmer

Time to move cows indoors video

Dairy cows enjoy their feed in Aberystwyth Dairies' free stall barn.

It's not just about barns. New Zealand's whole system of dairy production may need a re-think.

Fonterra escapes Aus court

Shock as Australia's competition watchdog spares Fonterra from a court battle for slashing milk payouts.

The world's healthiest?

New hope for lonely farmers


Creating Havoc

Push Push reunited: left to right,  Steve Abplanalp (bass), Mikey Havoc (vocals), Andy Kane (aka Andy Wilson, lead ...

5:00 AM  Mikey's back with the band! The irrepressible DJ and TV star says he has no regrets... well, a few (particularly those parking tickets)

The worst (festival) day of my life

OPINION: Fyre is not the first festival to put the fear of God into fans. I survived Soundwave 2010. No really, I did.

Tour poster for Maryrose and The MRDRRS.

From desert to dreamland

5:00 AM  Artist/ musician Maryrose Crook left Christchurch after the quakes and ended up in the Californian desert. She's coming home, bringing her electric guitar and a roomful of extraordinary paintings.


Just a little bit country

Fifteen seconds of fame. At the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, anyone can be a star.

5:00 AM  If you love music it's a tour for you. If you are not a music fan give it a go. There's a cowboy hat to fit everyone.

Hotel with million dollar view

5:00 AM  Soak in luxury lakeside at one of Queenstown's five-star hotels.

Quietly tucked beside Tower Bridge Maltby Street Market is relatively unknown, but worth a visit.

Europe's best foodie deals

5:00 AM  Street food might have been banned in Bangkok, but it is alive and well in these European hotspots.


Delight in the detail on new CX-5

New CX-5 is a crucial: it's Mazda NZ's single biggest-selling model and a hero-car for the brand.

Japanese maker's new medium-SUV has been refined to the nth degree.

Sneak peek at the gully video

After two million man hours, the motorway north of Wellington still isn't halfway built.

A 1917 Mitsubishi Model A.

1917 Mitsi re-created as hybrid

Mitsubishi is going back to the future to mark its centennial with a modern take on its first vehicle built in 1917.

stuff nation

The year of the Lion? stuff nation

The British and Irish Lions squad is set to tour New Zealand later this year.

Lions tours only roll around once every 12 years, making them a special event on the rugby calendar.

Wondrous day on Waiheke

Waiheke Island, be prepared for an influx of Switzerlanders. They really like the view.

Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental illness? Share your story.

Your mental health experience stuff nation

Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental illness? Share your story.


McKenzie rescues Chiefs video

Damian McKenzie and James Lowe celebrate after McKenzie's second half try which Lowe set up.

Atop the NZ conference, but patchy Chiefs can't nab a bonus point against Super Rugby's worst-ranked team.

The real Parker-Fury story

5:00 AM  Joseph Parker's promoter David Higgins drags himself off the canvas to set the record straight.

Rob Thompson of the Highlanders fends off EW Viljoen of the Stormers on Friday night.

Dominance pleasure and pain

5:29 AM  OPINION: It's a fine line between pleasure and pain, and right now NZ followers of Super Rugby might be straddling it.

good reads

A river ran through it

Coming home to a town that drowned.

Special feature: Coming home to a town that drowned.

The worst (festival) day of my life

I fantasied about this happening to me about 4000 times that day... she was one of the lucky ones...

OPINION: Fyre is not the first festival to put the fear of God into fans. I survived Soundwave 2010. No really, I did.

Ripped Klitschko's eyes buzzing video

Wladimir Klitschko likes a crowd, it seems.

The story of 41-year-old Wladimir Klitschko's incredible career is about to be written. His eyes show it.

Our ruined American Dream

Cindy Warmbier holds a photo of Otto as a child.

Otto Warmbier is in a labour camp in North Korea. His parents don't know "if he still exists".

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Car takes a spin in Wellington Harbour video

The amphibious Aquada that carried British entrepreneur Richard Branson across the English Channel in 2004 tackles ...

Amphibious vehicle just one of many on display at the MTA car show.

Tinder's most eligible bachelor video

Sudan may be a little high-maintenance - he lives with two lady rhinos and has round-the-clock bodyguards.

When this guy says "the fate of the species literally depends on me", he's not spinning a line.

Why are our cities stinking?

Land around the Piako River in Waikato flooded in early April.

First the flooding, then the warm weather. A perfect cocktail of conditions for stench, Niwa scientist says.

Passport missing after giveaway

American Alice Glasser lost her passport when she gave away her backpack and other possessions on the side of New ...

An act of kindness by American woman living in New Plymouth backfired when she left her passport in items she gave away.


Am I the only fearful grandparent?

Felicity Price prepares for her job as Grandma by sewing curtains for the wee one.

OPINION: "Watching my daughter go through this terrifying time is not something I'm really looking forward to."

'It's a different kind of love' video

John Legend says becoming a parent is a 'beautiful' thing that's brought him and Chrissy Teigen closer.

John Legend gushes about his wee girl Luna - and it makes us love him even more.

IVF sex selection not harmless

"My friend believed that had she given birth to daughters, rather than sons, her life would be complete."

OPINION: My friend believed that had she given birth to daughters, rather than sons, her life would be complete.

To mums who are 'never there'

Couldn't make her school event? That doesn't make you a bad mum.

OPINION: No, working mums can't make it to every school event. And maybe that's a good thing.

kiwi traveller

Insider Tip: Krabi, Thailand

Krabi offers a winning combination of beautiful scenery and food.

Krabi is known for its limestone islands, dramatic cliff faces, sea caves, clear waters and cuisine.

Readers' travel photos of the week gallery

The walls surrounding Mehrangarh Fort provided the perfect perch to overlook the old blue city of Jodhpur and watch the ...

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!

Day trips from Perth

Rottnest Island is a haven for outdoors enthusiasts.

Need help with the best short escapes from the Western Australian city? Email us.

Kiwis fly to forget the wet

Europe and US are expected to be big destinations this winter.

A summer-less year of rain and floods - plus cheap fares - are driving Kiwis to travel agents, to chase the sun.

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