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Film review : The Railway Man

A gripping story of the real-life experiences of a prisoner of war in Japan, subtly and respectfully filmed.

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If love could have saved you

Sad woman, depressed, grieving Xavier was born into a cardboard bowl. I still don't go a day without thinking about the "what ifs".

Rugby is in our DNA

Conrad Smith Aussies will never share our passion for rugby. For Kiwis, our love of the sport is genetic.

Frost nipping at your tent

Empty tracks, no sandflies, and a casual minus 10 degrees outside the tent. Pass the whiskey.

Powder day, every day

Blackcomb, Whistler You get sick of taking photos when everyday is one that you never want to forget.

On the table in 30 minutes

tacos Do you have a favourite, fast recipe you'd love to share? Well, we'd love to try it.

Couch potato to running bean

What is it about running that makes you get out of bed on a cold winter's morning?

Be Stuff's wedding of the week

The flats of nightmares

Frost sweeps over Waikato

There's often only one frost a year at Marlene Williamson's place. This year's was simply stunning.

NZ sparkles in winter's light

The south-west coast may get smashed by wild weather, it's that weather that makes it so beautiful.

Weather photo of the week

What a wonderful winter

Winter sky on fire

Jonathan Gullery woke up in Whanganui to this spectacular winter sunrise. Pwoar!

'I had it all. Then it happened'

Heart attack I was a 20-a-day smoker, ate lots of fry ups and was living life to the full. But I didn't want to die.

The worst year of my life

When I found out I might have prostate cancer I did the worst thing possible, writes Gary Mills.

Living through lymphoma

Sick with no diagnosis

Misdiagnosed as terminal

She handed me a Wikipedia print out and it said the disease was terminal. I kept researching.

'Too young to be stillborn'

How do you honour your child when they legally don't exist and can be discarded like rubbish?

Losing perfect little Laylah

Just because I have nothing to show for it doesn't mean I shouldn't talk about my pregnancy.

Three lost babies in two years

'I felt like my body had failed'

Baby dream torn apart

Our faith, our dreams torn apart. How do you prepare yourself for your baby's death inside you?

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