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How computers changed my love life

joan mad men

Gerard O'Neil's life might have been completely different if the typing department had stayed.

Pet of the day: My best friend, Charlie


Charlie wasn't just your ordinary cat, and when he passed, it was a moment I'll never forget.

The greatest Warriors of the last 20 years

Stacey Jones

After 20 years of keeping the faith it's not easy picking the best for a club legends team.

Top 5 comments of the animal kind


A cat island, a spider eating a snake, and a lucky labradoodle. It's not the apocalypse, it's top comments.

Opposing NZ troops in Iraq 'not cowardice'


John Key thinks it's a choice between sending troops to Iraq and joining the enemy. It's not, Aaron Campbell writes.

New Zealand's best place to live? Lake Wanaka


What's the best place to live in New Zealand? For Lily Waters, it has to be Lake Wanaka.

Moving on, four years after the Christchurch earthquake


Almost four years after the earthquake devastated the city of Christchurch and we are finally able to move on.

Black Caps, 'beware the wounded Aussie'

Trent Boult and Mitchell Starc

It was the match of the tournament. Let's hope for a repeat, but beware the wounded Aussie.

'Vigilantism not the answer' to road safety

driving keys road

Tourists are becoming 'scapegoats' while potentially fatal Kiwi driving habits are going unnoticed.

Black Caps on journey to 'redemption'

The form that the Black Caps have shown since 2012 has rekindled love for our summer game.

Pet of the day: Cold in New York

Stuff pet of the day: jet

Winter is a mixed bag for Jet, because he loves eating snow, but he seriously hates his jacket.

'It's always worth fighting for another day'

depression, stress

It is always worth fighting for another day, because life will surprise you in good ways as well as bad.

Top five reader comments today

Hot debate, hot ladies, and hot property prices had our readers' keyboards smoking with comments today.

We don't know how lucky we are

	 kawhia, stuff nation

I love where we live and I love sharing it with others. I'm proud of what we have in small town NZ.

Photo: Reach for the stars

This star-filled 'silhouette selfie' from Amit Kamble is dedicated to Star Trekker Leonard Nimoy.

A London football fan's pilgrimage

Justin Fredrickson

Wellington football fan Justin Fredrickson retraced his roots and made fantastic memories in London.

Top five fan-made films

Prelude to Axanar

Die-hard fans have been financing their own film interpretations for years, with hilarious results.

Bridezillas, look away now

This Scottish pre-wedding tradition isn't for everyone, including those standing near the happy couple.

Cancer 'destroyed' us all

Stuff Nation

Cancer is deadly. It doesn't just destroy the victim, but the spectators as well. I know from experience.

Pet of the day: Totally stuffed

Stuff pet of the day

Bailey loves being the centre of attention, and is a pro at couch cushion destruction.

Minnows 'bring heart and soul' to Cricket World Cup

Who's boring? Some of the best moments of the World Cup have come from associate teams.

Top five X Factor New Zealand comments

X factor

Love it or hate it, X Factor certainly knows how to get New Zealand talking.

Action! Reader motion photo assignment

colour run

Show off when you've used still images to showcase moments of pure action.

Are the Aussies still the World Cup favourites?

Are the Aussies really the World Cup favourites?

Do Australia deserve to remain the bookies' favourite? Or can we really win the Cup?

Rusted ride turned classy Cortina

After four years and hundreds of hours, Bob Sinclair turned a rusted Cortina into a thing of beauty.

Fifth time's a charm on driving test


My ego and confidence were shattered, and I mentally resigned myself to a life of bicycles and buses.

Black Caps Cricket World Cup win over Australia 'means nothing'

Kane Williamson

To win this World Cup the Black Caps will need to eke out every bit of improvement they can.

A Kiwi girl's trip of a lifetime

Ashleigh Cram's trip to England was filled with memories she'll never forget and friends she'll keep forever.

Twinkle, twinkle, lots of stars

Clear skies down south made for perfect conditions for Josh Bramley to snap up the stars.

So, did I pass?


From dates with the daughter to fridges in the back seat, there are many ways to pass a driving test.

Pet of the day: Teddy-turned Tin Tin dog

Rufus often gets stopped for pats and cuddles when out and about, and we can see why!

Recipe: Triple-chocolate ice cream

Sometimes one type of chocolate just isn't enough. This ice cream can solve that problem for you.

Celebrate the coolest Kiwi kid you know


On the sports field, in the classroom, or at home, tell us about an amazing young person you know.

Pet of the day: Minny's fetishes

Minny enjoys rolling around in men's shoes, and out-smarting the one-way cat door.

Manchester City face stern test of EPL title credentials against Liverpool

Liverpool host champions Manchester City at Anfield in the pick of the Premier League matches this weekend.

Pet of the day: The shredder

Mickey loves attacking the loo rolls so much his owner wonder if he should have been called 2 ply!

A much-needed home for Nero


When our German shepherd Ari died, she left a huge whole in our lives. Along came Nero.

Top five reader comments today

Dean Barker isn't the only one gutted about the next America's Cup challenge.

Post-earthquake Christchurch 'occupied territory'

christ church cathedral

For me, the post-disaster Christchurch is more comparable to post-WW2 occupied Berlin.

The greatest animal escapes


Two llamas daring to dream of a life of freedom captured our hearts and sense of liberty. We want more.

Your epic driving test fails

driver licence

About 45 per cent of drivers didn't pass their restricted licence test last year. That's a lot of fails, folks.

Weather photo of the week: Feb 27, 2015

The sun sets over silky smooth water in Auckland in our reader photo of the week.

Family came first, then came the battle to find work

Nottage family

A dad who left his job to help his 'courageous 'daughter fight cancer now can't find employment.

Pet of the day: Ozzy the entertainer


Ozzy is our lab/huntaway cross, and he's a total water baby and an entertainer.

Christchurch earthquake: A son so sadly missed


Text messages were sent to all family members, all of them were answered ... except one.

Top five MP pay rise comments

MP pay rises

Prime Minister John Key says he doesn't want a pay rise, our commenters want MPs to get one either.

What weird things have you done in the name of health?

Kim Kardashian blood facial

Want to lose weight or boost your energy? There are a lot of quick fixes out there - what's the craziest you've tried?

Recipe: Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

This recipe will be sure to satisfy all of your peanut butter and chocolate cravings. Win!

Top five movies to see with your mum

what's eating gilbert grape

As mothers rejoice at the release of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, we look at five other gems.

Christchurch earthquake: Destructive and murderous


I was thrust up in the air, bike and all. It was so violent that I knew there would be souls lost.
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