Stuff top 10: 12 - 18 November 2012

Jo Ottey sent in this compliation of the eclipse.
Jo Ottey sent in this compliation of the eclipse.
The partial solar eclipse passes over Auckland.
The partial solar eclipse passes over Auckland.
Rebecca, 4, and Alison Greenfield, 6, look through glasses at the New Plymouth Observatory.
Rebecca, 4, and Alison Greenfield, 6, look through glasses at the New Plymouth Observatory.
The partial eclipse.
The partial eclipse.
The partial eclipse as seen from Greenhithe, Auckland.
The partial eclipse as seen from Greenhithe, Auckland.
The solar eclipse as seen from Addington, Christchurch.
The solar eclipse as seen from Addington, Christchurch.
Four year old Lizzie Stapleton watches from the Carter Observatory in Wellington.
Four year old Lizzie Stapleton watches from the Carter Observatory in Wellington.
The partial eclipse as seen from Auckland at 10.30am.
The partial eclipse as seen from Auckland at 10.30am.
The partial eclipse as seen from Hamilton at 10:14am.
The partial eclipse as seen from Hamilton at 10:14am.
The solar eclipse is seen.
The solar eclipse is seen.
A strange arrangement in Ohariu.
A strange arrangement in Ohariu.
A screengrab from NASA's livestream shows the eclipse.
A screengrab from NASA's livestream shows the eclipse.
Eclipse gazers in Civic Square.
Eclipse gazers in Civic Square.
Using black material to shelter the eyes, a child watches the solar eclipse.
Using black material to shelter the eyes, a child watches the solar eclipse.
The partial eclipse as seen from the Australian city of Cairns.
The partial eclipse as seen from the Australian city of Cairns.
The solar eclipse is seen in the lens flare of this photo by Twitter user @Tenani.
The solar eclipse is seen in the lens flare of this photo by Twitter user @Tenani.
Eight-year-old Alex Telfar and his mum Lucy build a pin hole camera.
Eight-year-old Alex Telfar and his mum Lucy build a pin hole camera.
Megan Dow couldn't get a picture of the partially blocked sun directly, but she caught it in the lens flare.
Megan Dow couldn't get a picture of the partially blocked sun directly, but she caught it in the lens flare.
The solar eclipse is seen.
The solar eclipse is seen.
Using black material to shelter the eyes, a man attempts to watch the solar eclipse.
Using black material to shelter the eyes, a man attempts to watch the solar eclipse.

Stuff's most popular stories last week ranged from the solar eclipse and police falling victim to a clamper, to an alert over rising pressure beneath Mt Ruapehu.

1. Solar eclipse wows Kiwis

http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/7945397/Solar-eclipse-wows-Kiwis

We might not have gotten the full show, but New Zealand astronomers were not disappointed by the solar eclipse which in some parts saw almost 90 per cent of the sun obscured.

2. Man charged with Wellington woman's murder

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/7954598/Man-charged-with-Wellington-womans-murder


A man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a woman's body in the Wellington suburb of Tawa.

3. Boy, 13, may be NZ's youngest murderer


http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/7957867/Boy-13-may-be-NZs-youngest-murderer

He's an ordinary-looking teenager, but 13-year-old Jordan Nelson is now believed to be New Zealand's youngest murderer.

4. Police fall victim to clamper


http://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/7940431/Police-fall-victim-to-clamper


Daniel Clout says he was just doing his job when he wheel-clamped an unmarked police car in New Plymouth.

5. Prince Charles celebrates birthday in Wellington


http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/7947142/Prince-Charles-celebrates-birthday-in-Wellington


Prince Charles hummed a few bars of The Beatles' When I'm Sixty Four at his birthday party at Government House in Wellington last week.

6. Pressure builds under Ruapehu

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/7959375/Pressure-builds-under-Ruapehu


Trampers and climbers are being warned to avoid Ruapehu's summit zone as there is an increased likelihood of an eruption.

7. Drug charges dropped against Bon Jovi's daughter


http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/celebrities/7960594/Drug-charge-dropped-vs-Bon-Jovis-daughter

Drug charges against Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter have been dropped, a central New York prosecutor says.

8. All Blacks loosie's tour in jeopardy

http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/all-blacks/7937268/All-Blacks-loosies-tour-in-jeopardy

Adam Thomson's "reckless" act has placed his European tour in jeopardy after the All Blacks 51-22 victory in Edinburgh today.

9. Family investigation calls suicide into question

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/7941749/Family-investigation-calls-suicide-into-question

An Australian coroner has called for an inquest into the death of a former Dunedin woman after a private investigation by her family suggested she may not have committed suicide as first thought.

10. Master display from Ibrahimovic guides Sweden


http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/football/7954209/Master-display-from-Ibrahimovic-guides-Sweden

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four outstanding goals including a contender for goal of this, or any other season, as Sweden opened their new Friends Arena with a 4-2 win over England in a superb friendly. 

Prince Charles and Camilla with Sir Jerry Mateparae and wife Janine cut into one of 64 kiwiana-themed cakes created for his 64th birthday.
Prince Charles and Camilla with Sir Jerry Mateparae and wife Janine cut into one of 64 kiwiana-themed cakes created for his 64th birthday.
Prince Charles looks Weta Workshop creations with Sir Richard Taylor, left, and Sir Peter Jackson.
Prince Charles looks Weta Workshop creations with Sir Richard Taylor, left, and Sir Peter Jackson.
Prince Charles is greeted by The Hobbit actor Mark Hadlow, while Sir Richard Taylor looks on.
Prince Charles is greeted by The Hobbit actor Mark Hadlow, while Sir Richard Taylor looks on.
Prince Charles talks with The Hobbit actor Mark Hadlow at the Weta Workshop in Wellington.
Prince Charles talks with The Hobbit actor Mark Hadlow at the Weta Workshop in Wellington.
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown talks with Prince Charles.
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown talks with Prince Charles.
Prince Charles shares a hongi with a member of the waka team which paddled up the Thames.
Prince Charles shares a hongi with a member of the waka team which paddled up the Thames.
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown talks with Prince Charles while deputy mayor Ian McKinnon talks to Camilla in the background.
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown talks with Prince Charles while deputy mayor Ian McKinnon talks to Camilla in the background.
Prince Charles laughs as he talks to school girls on the Wellington waterfront during a stroll.
Prince Charles laughs as he talks to school girls on the Wellington waterfront during a stroll.
Camilla meets Donny Shermond and two-year-old chihuahua Amigo on the Wellington Waterfront during her tour with husband Prince Charles.
Camilla meets Donny Shermond and two-year-old chihuahua Amigo on the Wellington Waterfront during her tour with husband Prince Charles.
Prince Charles with Camilla leave Government House during their visit to Wellington.
Prince Charles with Camilla leave Government House during their visit to Wellington.
Sir Jerry Mateparae and wife Janine with Prince Charles and Camilla at the new visitor centre at Government House in Wellington.
Sir Jerry Mateparae and wife Janine with Prince Charles and Camilla at the new visitor centre at Government House in Wellington.
Prince Charles with Sir Jerry Mateparae at Government House, with Camilla and Sir Jerry's wife Janine talking in the background.
Prince Charles with Sir Jerry Mateparae at Government House, with Camilla and Sir Jerry's wife Janine talking in the background.
A kapa haka group performs at Government House for Prince Charles with Camilla's visit to Wellington.
A kapa haka group performs at Government House for Prince Charles with Camilla's visit to Wellington.
Government House kitchen staff look out at an official ceremony for Prince Charles and Camilla's Wellington visit.
Government House kitchen staff look out at an official ceremony for Prince Charles and Camilla's Wellington visit.
Prince Charles shares a joke with an officer an official ceremony at Government House.
Prince Charles shares a joke with an officer an official ceremony at Government House.
Prince Charles inspects New Zealand armed forces at Government House in Wellington.
Prince Charles inspects New Zealand armed forces at Government House in Wellington.
Prince Charles and Camilla begin their visit to Wellington with an official ceremony at Government House.
Prince Charles and Camilla begin their visit to Wellington with an official ceremony at Government House.
TEEN MURDERER: Jordan Nelson, 13, pleads guilty in the High Court at New Plymouth to the murder of his caregiver, 50-year-old Rosemaree Kurth.
TEEN MURDERER: Jordan Nelson, 13, pleads guilty in the High Court at New Plymouth to the murder of his caregiver, 50-year-old Rosemaree Kurth.

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