Top five reader comments

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Bike wars, work office booze supplies and cancer awareness all make the chart for today's top comments.

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Dear John letter to Chch

Christchurch Cathedral and post quake CBD in rebuild mode. People are trying Christchurch, but we are fighting a battle we are quickly running out of strength to fight.

Facing your own mortality

Lyn Latta Months after my final clearance from the oncologist I was diagnosed with secondary cancer and told it's incurable.

Timelapse star trails shine

A lake, a jetty and hundreds of photos of the clear night sky went into this stunning timelapse video.

5 Welly cycling deathtraps

cycling wellington I risk my life every other day to save the average Petone commuter 20 seconds a day by not driving.

Managing a mental makeover

Head graphic Is it possible to overhaul your personality, or does a leopard really never change its spots?

Breast cancer battle scars

Help raise awareness of the impact breast cancer has on Kiwi lives by sharing your story.

Does Deans deserve a crack?

Picking the right high school

Pilot loses engine at 700ft

Former RNZAF pilot Peter Coveney recalls a night flight of terror when his engine cut out midair.

Flatmate saved my life

I was home alone when I had a seizure, swallowed my tongue and started losing consciousness.

Headlights, terror, oblivion

Flatlining but still alive

Gorge's deadly conveyor belt

Fighting to reach the water's surface, I was swept up Carnage Gorge for another chance to drown.

Fooled by 'Mountain Oysters'

stag They came from Fiordland. They looked like sliced sausages. They weren't too bad, with a bit of salt.

A bit of gross on the side

Whether intentional, a dare, or a barf-making accident: tell us the grossest thing you've eaten.

Not loving laver bread

What does dog soup taste like?

Oh cute, a baby eat

After the third bite, Mark Chambers wondered what he was eating. Then things started to get crunchy.

I was an 'exclusive pumper'

I wasn't breastfeeding my baby but I wasn't a formula mum. I was part of a club that isn't acknowledged.

Breast was best, in the end

From day one breastfeeding was hard, there was certainly nothing natural about it. But things changed.

Breast isn't always best

'I thought I'd gone crazy'

Why breast isn't always best

I was exhausted, sick and suddenly my son didn't want to breastfeed. What was I doing wrong!?!

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