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Horror in Melbourne CBD video

7:29 PM  Young child among three dead and 25 are injured after pedestrians were run down.

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'Flying like skittles' video

An injured woman is helped at the scene.

7:06 PM  Baby in pram "flew out from under car" as bodies were sent flying in Melbourne's CBD carnage, eyewitnesses say.

Two trapped in crushed wreck

4 min ago  Two people believed to be in crumpled wreck of car that hit tree in south Auckland.

Melbourne: What we know video

6:40 PM  How it all unfolded after a man deliberately ploughed into pedestrians in the CBD.

'Time is running out' video

7:08 PM  Missing woman's son makes heartfelt plea as fifth day of search draws to a close.

Porirua considers begging ban video

9 min ago  Locals say drugs are making beggars aggressive. Now the mayor is weighing up a ban.

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Hit-and-run driver a mystery


Jayvin Ryder, who's damaged scooter has been repaired.

8 min ago  Police have not yet found the motorist who drove off after hitting a teenager riding a scooter.

Factory smells cause complaints

6:39 PM  Environment Canterbury say two facilities were to blame for more than 20 odour complaints in the last year.

Head sexton Sheree Stout with a sign advising of an impending rabbit shooting cull.

Cemetery rabbits to be shot

15 min ago  The game is up for hundreds of rabbits running rampant in the country's biggest cemetery.


Porirua considers begging ban

Concerns about the aggressiveness of Porirua's beggars has prompted the mayor to look at a ban.


Trump's formula for success

Donald Trump, the boy from Queens, New York, who fought his way to the US presidency.

How a fierce will to win fuelled Donald Trump's achievements in business and, later, politics.

'Help...we're dying of cold'

In the darkness under tons of snow, the survivors reached for their only lifeline.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive at Andrews Air Force Base for the inauguration of ...

Countdown to President Trump video

 Donald Trump's inaugural events are underway but there's more to come. We have the bits you need to know.


BNZ internet banking down

BNZ acknowledged the fault at 1.30pm but has yet to say when it will be resolved.

Bank tells customers to cross their fingers as it investigates fault that's downed mobile and internet banking.

Trump's NZ man is a mystery

OPINION: Chris Liddell could be Mother Theresa or Mussolini. NZ never actually asked him his values.

Roys Peak is one of NZ's marquee spots but it has "at least a limited capacity to absorb change", planning commissioner ...

New lodge approved amid noise

Hush-hush ordered as permission granted for contentious lodge at Roys Peak near Wanaka.


Hottest tech coming this year

The 77-inch LG Signature W OLED television is expected to cost US$20,000.

Here are 31 items that won a CES innovation award and that may make it into your home this year.

Big phones about compromise

Up until recently, all my phones have been four-point-something inches, which I thought was perfect.

Halo Wars 2

Making the game: Halo Wars 2

Director Clay Jensen gives us the inside track on one of 2017's most eagerly-awaited games.

life & style

'I'm glad I didn't make changes'

Ruby Rose: 'I want to have babies one day, so I'm glad I didn't make changes earlier in my life.'

Ruby Rose is glad she didn't have gender reassignment surgery because she wants to be a mum someday.

School holiday finish line in sight

7:04 PM  From frazzled parents to a war-zoned home, here are ten ways to tell school holidays are drawing to an end.

Ariel Winter leaned on her co-star Sofia Vergara once her body developed.

Sofia Vergara helps trolled star

5:52 PM  Ariel Winter reached out to co-star Sophia Vergara for help, and we totally get why.

well & good

5 questions for the best workout

Remember that doing something you love, especially with people you enjoy, is more likely to last long-term.

Don't start a new workout plan without asking yourself these vital questions.

At 52, I still have teen disorder

As 15 per cent of adult women admit to an unhealthy food relationship, one woman tells of her own struggle.

Quinn Gardiner-Hall will be ditching the kiwi summer to run in the Antarctica Marathon and Half Marathon.

10-year-old's Antarctic run

This wee Kiwi is about to run 21km through one of the world's most hostile places.

home & property

Student must-haves under $50 gallery

Decorating your student flat doesn't have to be expensive - in fact we've compiled a list of chic decor for under $50.

Student digs don't have to be devoid of style even if the budget is tight.

5 vintage finds to snap up

Buy these pieces on the spot - you won't regret it.

The Eco-lodges - Les Echasses - in Saubion, France, were designed by Patrick Arotcharen and Julie Pimenta de Miranda of ...

10 best cabins in the wild gallery

5:59 PM  Planning a weekend escape? Here's our pick of the 10 best cabins in the world.

food & wine

What's on the Trump menu?

No, there won't be any fries on the menu for Donald Trump's first meal as US president.

It seems US presidents have a thing for lobster when it comes to their first meal as commander in chief.

15 things to cook by 30

How many of these classics are in your recipe repertoire?

The art of Zeelandt beer 

Auckland's best seafood places

nz farmer

Oh no! We've fewer sheep

In 1982 there were over 70 million sheep.

Once, there were 22 sheep for every person in NZ. Now there are only 6 for each of us.

Fonterra: big cheese in Korea

Koreans' taste for pizza is growing, to the benefit of Fonterra.

Prized heifer mooves on

Shearing brings little income


Meet Red Dog's trainer

"He saved my life once..." Mick and Blue team up.

Watch the tricks of the movie trainers trade, and be in to win one of eight family prize packs.

NCIS: Los Angeles star dies

Miguel Ferrer was Hollywood royalty. But his fans knew him as a granite faced "that guy" they loved.

Ruby Rose plays elite sniper Adele Wolff in XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.

Rose takes aim at action

Actress Ruby Rose is a crack shot. She proved it by hitting a horizontal playing card from 1000 metres.


Blogger's Dunedin take takes off video

Liz Carlson at Olveston in Dunedin.

18 min ago  International travel blogger Liz Carlson has discovered the "hidden gem" of Dunedin.

Adapting to life out of NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.

Lukla Airport in Nepal sees more than 50 flights a day.

Scariest airports to land at video

Nervous flyers beware! These places can turn the stomach of the most hardened of air travellers.


Murph link in Commodore sendoff

Motorsport Edition will be the most plentiful: separate build run of 151 for NZ, another 1200 for Australia.

There's a tip of the hat to Greg Murphy from Holden as limited-edition V8 models see out the Commodore with a bang in 2017.

RR dodges conviction video

Despite a heavy fine for corruption and bribery and a dent to its reputation, Rolls-Royce has been spared criminal conviction.

Jesse Bucknell with his partner, Ashleigh, and their son, Carter, who was 10 weeks old when this photo was taken, just ...

Wire barriers 'will save lives'

Jesse Bucknell was a new dad when his truck left the road and hit a tree, killing him. A barrier could have saved his life.

stuff nation

Inspiring progress for women

08122016. Photo:
Face of beautiful woman on the background of business people

It is my challenge to all employers to make diversity a priority, Paula Bennett writes.

Adapting to life away from NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.


Let's talk about cannabis reform

How to solve our pot problem? Regulating, tax and restrict cannabis.


Sodhi's fresh start

Ish Sodhi took 6-11 in his final outing for the Adelaide Strikers.

7:06 PM  His love for the game had gone stale. In the Big Bash League, free of pressure, Ish Sodhi found it again.

Aaron Smith's partner in gaffe

Auckland Nines uses a picture of All Blacks star's partner as the face of their 'singles zone'.

Dave McKenzie on his way to victory in the 1967 Boston Marathon.

The Coaster who didn't coast

Life will never be the same after winning the Boston Marathon, they say. Not for this Kiwi.

good reads

Lion: The story behind the story

John, Sue and Saroo Brierley at the Sydney premiere of Lion.

Saroo's journey from India to Australia is a Hollywood hit. We talk to the real-life mother and son.

It can't be prevented,  or cured video

Allison Betts was brave and faced her challenges head on, her husband Eddie says.

Alli Betts got up at 3am to make breakfast. Her husband Eddie woke to find tea bags in the toaster.

Empty wine bottles sell for $416

In 2016, Italian authorities seized 9000 bottles of fake Moet Chandon from a shed in Padua.

Fake news, fake art and now fake wines - there's huge money in filling empty vintage bottles with cheap plonk.

Ever-changing baby advice

Few people are more at the mercy of advice-givers than the parents of newborns.

Breast or bottle? To cry or not to cry? We delve into the world of contradictory baby advice.

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Boring tui song due to city living

A boring two-tone tui has been annoying city dwellers.

For tui living in cities, the daily grind means they have more monotonous tunes than their healthy forest cousins.

Summer snow on Tararuas

Snow on the Tararua range, seen from Ohau, just south of Levin, on Friday morning.

"It makes a nice change from the rain," says Levin resident of the surprise view.

Close call as car ends up in lounge

A car crashed through the wall of a house in Oakura on Thursday night.

A quiet night in for three flatmates ended when a car slammed through the wall of their house, centimetres above their heads.

Man donates 's... on a white skivvy'

Mary Smallman opened a parcel containing human feces while working at a Turangi Op' Shop.

Marae op shop volunteers left shaken after opening a box and discovering a donation covered in human waste.


School holiday finish line in sight

Siblings fight at the best of times, but spending concentrated amounts of time together only exacerbates this.

From frazzled parents to a war-zoned home, here are ten ways to tell school holidays are drawing to an end.

2 babies born in 10 months video

Kimberley and Jason Smylie have just had two babies within the space of ten months.

"Never in a million years did I think that is was something that could actually happen."

What not to say to single mums

The most patronising thing to say to a single mum? 'I don't know how you do it.'

Empathic words from married mums are great - except when they tinged with pity.

13 pregnancy superstitions

If you're Chinese, rubbing your belly is considered to be bad luck.

From keeping a dagger under your bed to avoiding a full moon, we look at pregnancy beliefs from across the globe.

kiwi traveller

Adapting to life away from NZ stuff nation

Moving overseas is never easy, but there are ways to make it a more enjoyable experience.

Moving overseas is a daunting experience, but there are ways to make it easier... and enjoyable.

What to know when booking flights

Clear your cookies and don't rely on big name airlines.

Clear your cookies and don't rely on big name airlines, experts say.

China blew away the Foodie Traveller

The crowds at the Forbidden city, Beijing.

My name is Denise Menara. I'm a passionate foodie, traveller, recipe tester, and take health and fitness very seriously.  I also love to sing and perform, and am a retired actress.

Insider Tip: The Bahamas

The Bahamas were made for underwater exploration.

My adventure to this beautiful part of the world opened up a whole new side of the country. Diving.

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