Two terrible crashes, a stag do gone wild, a farmer's land dispute and the departure of Sonny Bill Williams from New Zealand rugby were among the 10 stories from last week which garnered the most views on Stuff.co.nz. Here's what you clicked on first.
Argentinians Agustin Donofrio, 25, German Caceres, 35, Nicolas Ursic, 27, and Luciano Pucheta, 19, were killed when their Holden Commodore station wagon collided head-on with a truck. Chilean Benjamin Blake was taken to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.
In one of rugby's worst kept secrets, Williams confirmed he would be leaving the All Blacks to take up a lucrative deal playing for a club in Japan. He departs at the end of the Super Rugby season to play for the Panasonic Wild Knights in a one-off contract, and will then return to the NRL and the code which kick-started his international sporting career.
Police wait on final reports from the autopsy of Sophia Athanassiou, the woman whose body was found by joggers last week on Wellington's Mt Victoria. Police are treating her death as "unexplained" until toxicology reports come back. The 39-year-old Newtown mother of two suffered minor injuries but police said they had not contributed to her death.
It took more than a year for the honeymoon photos to emerge, but there was clearly no lack of interest.
Bad blood between two Southland farmers has one of them worried the feud could end up as "another Feilding", in reference to the murder of Feilding farmer Scott Guy.
Three people were killed when the driver of their car fled police and crashed into a power pole. Dylan Kingi, 28, Holly Gunn, 25, and Peter Bunyan, 27, all from Gisborne, died on Saturday night.
Star Sylvester Stallone's son was found dead in his LA home on Saturday (NZ time) by an employee and a relative.
What was shaping up to be a bitter public battle is settled quickly, and quietly, as Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise reach an agreement over who gets what and how Suri is raised in the wake of their split.
A drug-fuelled stag party in Queenstown took a sour turn, when the groom allegedly glassed his best man and threatened to kill his other groomsman with a butter knife.
Maybe it was the audacity of the robbery, or more likely it was her rather small top. Whatever the reason, readers couldn't get enough of Australia's "Buxom Bandit", who handed herself into police. Tonee Walker, 22, gained worldwide notoriety after CCTV pictures of her holding up the gas station on the Gold Coast were released.
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