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Terryn Poharama and her daughter, Rahnui Evans

"Never giving up and loving what you have. All respect." Kind words for Mum's "miracle baby".

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Tenants should have a choice

Renting Why forcing landlords to improve their rental properties could make things worse for tenants.

'Happy people are safer people'

Happy workers We all have what it takes to be good workmates and it's worth making the effort, says Anne Melville.

Walking in our soldiers' steps

Gill Nicholson describes the "emotional rollercoaster ride" of the 2015 Anzac commemorations in Gallipoli.

'Mum is such an inspiration'

Mum has tried so hard and been dealt such a harsh hand in life, but she's kept on keeping on.

Standing up for selfie sticks

What do you think of selfie sticks? Have they changed the way you take photos or just driven you crazy?

Plant your Anzac memorial

Plant a living memorial to fallen soldiers this Anzac Day and share the photos here on Stuff.

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'I roared like a dinosaur in heat'

home birth strap The pain was intense - but Emma O'Connell is still an advocate of homebirth.

A dad on having a home birth

We didn't take our home birth decision lightly and were very aware that it wasn't without risk.

Avoiding pain with home birth

Preparing for home birth

Home birth is 'crazy feeling'

Birthing at home is one of the most empowering experiences a mother can have, says Zoe Tower.

Work hard, save, repeat

You make the money when you buy not when you sell, says first time home-buyer James Dallinger.

House purchase humble pie

There is a reason it is called a property ladder...start at the bottom and end at the top, Brad Sketcher writes.

'This home is our haven'

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Home ownership is a choice

If home ownership is your ultimate goal, something is going to have to take the back seat.

Pet of the day

Chaos may have been the runt of the litter but he's got the biggest personality, says Roxanne Bugess.

Pet of the day: Tilly

Tilly loves family getaways to the batch and chasing all the seagulls and bugs away.

Pet of the day: Ziggy

Pet of the day: Jager

Pet of the day: Winchester

Peter and Brigid McRae didn't choose Winchester from the SPCA, Winchester chose them.

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