Something should change, midwives deserve a good wage, new mum Ellie Sorensen writes.
Stuff readers weigh in on Scott Dixon's latest win, clubbing for oldies and that ABs lineup.
After all the stress following the quakes, I now have an incredible sense of accomplishment.
Urban sprawl vs the hemmed in capital. What makes for better living?
CJ GATLAND - StuffThin walls, scratchy cats and singing neighbours. Living life so close together can be hard.
The quakes showed me life is short, so now I'm doing things I always wanted to do.
Lima Sopoaga should have been picked over Colin Slade, and we could use another outside back.
Craig and Patricia fell in love with Jessie at the pet store. We can see how.
I've been in London for eight years. It took seven to land the type of role I moved here to get.
While we fight the battles of everyday life, our daughter Aallyn fights every day just to wake up.
Is this the team to lift the William Webb Ellis trophy?
It can be rough living near people you have nothing in common with. How do you make it work?
I've learnt in my short 32-year life span that happiness is truly a prized possession.
I did not feel comfortable about getting myself inked until after I retired.
The ABs' track record is testament to their resilience, professionalism and sheer bloody mindedness.
Loving and being loved is very powerful when it comes to personal happiness, writes Dan Crozier.
Mark Kessell shares his latest EPL match predictions and why Leicester City are a team to watch.
With a broken leg and waiting to be adopted, Alan seemed so sad. Then Marama Mayrick came along.
As a City Council bans car washing, readers split between outrage and being eco-friendly.
There is only one team that could knock the All Blacks out. Let's hope they don't make it out of the pool.
I always wanted to give a loving home to an animal in need but didn't realise how much love you get in return.
I thought I could pretty much suffer anything for 30 days. Famous last words!
There are heaps of opportunities in London. You just have to be patient and work damn hard.
Is your life better or worse than it was five years ago? What has been the most significant change?
Charlie Masters gives his take on five players who are in the hunt for a Super Rugby contract.
This is Rove, who loves to sleep upside down on my laptop when he gets cold in winter.
We headed out to the Waimak to kick off the whitebaiting season. There were no whitebait, but what a view!
Stuff"When is the fashion industry going to catch up with respecting people for what they are?"
StuffDid you give your little one an unusual moniker? Tell us why, and what the reaction has been.
We're collecting your submissions to create a word cloud to be published on the fifth anniversary.
DANIEL NOAPTENZ isn't the benevolent society we think it is, writes Daniel Noapte. And that shows in our attitudes to tattoos.
Bridget Jones gave Abigail Drane a rose-tinted image of living and working in London. The reality was very different.
Working with animals won’t cure you from mental illness, writes James S, but it can change how you manage.
With less at stake you could bet your house on the ABs, writes Lindsay Amner, but at a World Cup all bets are off.
I'm grateful to New Zealand for providing my daughter with a perfect environment to grow up in.
I'm not sure if Coco thinks she's a cat, a small dog or a person, but she definitely thinks she's the queen.
Mum put her finger between the bars, and the kitten put his paw over her finger. That was it.
"I'm proud of you" can make all of the difference in the world to a person who needs to hear it.
Some of our readers obsess over social media profiles and forget what Google's tracking.
Kyle Lockwood's flag design reminded me to be proud to be a Kiwi citizen, Tom Brian writes.
These are the five keys you need to unlock the doors to happiness in your life, writes Amanda Rawiri.
Our first pet Loki taught us more than we could have imagined about love and companionship.
From works of art that took ages to design to mistakes you're living to regret, share your tattoo tales.
No-one looks good after 40+ hours of travel, writes Hannah Keys. I am a foul human post-flight, and I know it.
Opponents of TPPA are only as misinformed as our Government chooses to make us, Richard Cruice writes.
Scruff loves stretching his legs with a blast on the beach, but when he's at home he's a big teddy bear.
Don't think you'll be the only person applying and that you'll get the job because your CV says you're a Kiwi.
England was a depressing place to live. After coming home to NZ, I've found the true Kiwi spirit.
"Why offer to cover them up with makeup? Stand up for your beliefs, no matter what!"
As a TPPA protester I am not uninformed, I am a grandmother who wants to better our country.
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