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Southern snow delights tourists video

1:02 PM  "I didn't think there was going to be snow like this ... it's pretty out of control if you ask me."

Schoolboy in the dock

Haami Hanara, 14, on trial for murder in the High Court at Napier.

11:49 AM  Haami Hanara is on trial for murder, a month out from his 15th birthday.

Dash cam captures near miss video

12:36 PM  An Auckland driver narrowly missed a truck in 'ridiculous' manouevre caught on camera.

Robber: 'I'm going to stab you'

1:06 PM  She put a cushion over the 83-year-old's face, then threatened to stab him with secateurs.

Teen lost at sea near Raglan named

15 min ago  Jack Macnicol was fishing with his older brother and cousin when a wave took him.

Motorbike passenger dies in crash

Police confirm 52-year-old woman died during the Pike River memorial run on Saturday.

national

Striking drivers blockade buses

Charlie Wharekawa protests for better wages and working conditions for bus drivers outside the Waikato Regional Council ...

12:50 PM  Hamilton bus drivers block transport centre entrances and exits in response to lockout notice.

Pride meeting a 'circus' video

Auckland Pride Parade's hui over its police uniform ban turns 'ugly', with a scuffle erupting.

It's understood the offending relates to central city cafe and bar Mama Hooch on Colombo St, in central Christchurch.

Fourth arrest in stupefying inquiry

About 20 women say their drinks were spiked at a popular Christchurch bar.

    Eleven and 12-year-old girls took part in a "cutting club" where they hurt themselves then posted pictures of their self ...

    Worrying rise of girls self-harming

    Girls as young as 11 and 12 were involved in a club where they posted pictures of self-harm on social media.

    Ogled, groped, locked in cage video

    Mariya Taylor was young and fit; the Air Force seemed attractive. In 1985 she joined up and completed basic training.

    Mariya Taylor is speaking out after battling an Air Force rapist - and the Defence Force.

    Axe murderer 'will snap again'

    Convicted murderer John Ericson was released from prison in September and has spent time living in a Christchurch flat.

    Wife killer John Ericson is trying, again, to clear his name. But the family of his victim just want him to go away.

    Kiwi teen's 500k following video

    10112018 Feature Photo: JASON DORDAY/STUFF Rapper LORDSEEZ. He is a 17-year-old West Auckland rapper who never went to ...

    Lordseez is a gangster-turned-rapper. The Auckland teenager has gone all in on forging a music career.

    120 seconds that changed everything

    Isa Nacewa's career is one full of titles, personal accolades, and a sense of what could have been.

    Former Auckland rugby player opens up about the eligibility drama that became synonymous with his New Zealand rugby career.

    world

    Women denied temple access video

    Hindus carrying customary offerings on their heads wait to worship at the famous Sabarimala temple.

    12:23 PM  More than 50 days after India's top court ruled women can worship at the Sabarimala temple, protesters continue to block their entry.

    Butler helps US wildfire victims video

    The celeb get together raised over US $2m to help victims of the Woolsey Fire.

    Pamela Anderson said people deserve better from their political leaders and that Mr Assange is not "getting a fair go."

    Pamela Anderson's Assange anger video

    11:56 AM  The star said people deserve better from their political leaders and that Mr Assange is not "getting a fair go."

    business

    NZX 'capital gains tax' fear

    About 300,000 people invest directly in the sharemarket.

    16 min ago  Brokers and NZX worry tax change that disadvantaged direct investing could force firms 'offshore'.

    Whistleblowing warning

    11:32 AM  Even if you don't face reprisals, don't underestimate the stress of speaking up, report warns.

    The complaint was in relation to marketing for Ecostore's Complete Care toothpaste.

    Ecostore pulls 'nasty fluoride' claims

    12:47 PM  Advertising complaint prompts Ecostore to remove anti-fluoride claims.

    technology

    Is TripAdvisor still useful? video

    TripAdvisor emerged in 2000.

    0 min ago  Just because TripAdvisor falls short from time to time is no reason to toss it aside.

    'Something went wrong': Facebook down

    The social media site crashes, and users panic that they may have to "go outside."

    Nelson Tane Rameka has launched two start ups - the second one to help promote the first, and other new Kiwi start ups.

    Start me up

    11:49 AM  Looking for ways to promote his job site, Tane Rameka launched a second start up.

    homed

    Scandi in the Wairarapa gallery video

    Pics of Elworthy home in Wairarapa. For Dec issue of NZ House & Garden Nov 17 onsale. Check with editor before reuse.

    A flood-prone 1920s villa was moved two kilometres and given a brave makeover with white paint.

    Win a $400 room refresh

    Three lucky Stuff members will be able to give a room a new look.

    Will I ever get out of this city?

    30: New city, job, life

    Bored with Auckland and sick of climbing house prices, I moved to the capital.

    life & style

    Why aren't dads on class email lists?

    Note to schools: Fathers are just as much a part of the 'parent community' as mothers.

    1:03 PM  OPINION: In these so-called modern times, the administrative burden of family life is still directed to and taken on by women.

    Why aren't young people having sex? video

    The good news is young people are having sex later and less frequently. But that's also bad news.

    It may be their final season, but the Big Bang Theory cast is still all smiles.

    The week in celeb Instagrams

    This week, the Big Bang cast goes behind the scenes, The Rock enjoys a pony ride and the Spice Girls celebrate.

    well & good

    Strangers' truth darkly compelling video

    Three Identical Strangers draws you into this fascinating mystery from the opening moments and will leave you ...

    12:26 PM  REVIEW: An amazing and outrage-inducing look at an unfortunate experiment.

    High intensity training needed

    Football referees cover about 10km per game.

    Pick of the Litter follows five labrador puppies as they undertake a rigorous guide dog training programme.

    Doco examines guide dog training video

    REVIEW: For fans of doggy derring do and winsome whelps, this delivers plenty of delights.

    food & wine

    A short history of corkscrews video

    The only corkscrew patent from New Zealand was made in 1945 by James Alexander Mason.

    Many have tried, many have failed. The search for the perfect corkscrew has taken many twists and turns.

    Cheat's smoked salmon

    There's no point pretending otherwise – this dish is simply one of the best things you can eat.

    Triple berry bundt cake

    Have we reached peak avocado?

    nz farmer

    Perfect candidates for crappy job

    Dung Beetle Innovations' Shaun Forgie says getting local or central government to share the cost of releasing dung ...

    7 min ago  Subsidising little critter with a taste for livestock faeces would help improve water quality, proponents say.

    A2 director fee rise

    12:55 PM  2 Milk directors will receive a hefty fee hike if a proposed resolution is passed on Tuesday.

    Woolshed injuries targeted

    Blades shearers off to France

    entertainment

    Mel B 'took 200 pills' video

    The Spice Girl Mel B described the emotional moment she decided to end her life to escape her tumultuous relationship ...

    3 min ago  The former Spice Girl's opened up about how dark things got for her.

    Pamela Anderson's Assange anger video

    11:56 AM  The star said people deserve better from their political leaders and that Mr Assange is not "getting a fair go."

    Three Identical Strangers draws you into this fascinating mystery from the opening moments and will leave you ...

    Strangers' truth darkly compelling video

    12:26 PM  REVIEW: An amazing and outrage-inducing look at an unfortunate experiment.

    travel

    The Ghost Tower of Bangkok

    One of the rooms inside the tower.

    This is not your average tourist destination.

    The anti-bucket list

    OPINION: 15 things you never want to go through when on the road.

    Kuirau Park is a free geothermal park right in the center of town.

    Instagrammable Rotorua

    From an abundance of tranquil lakes to lush green forests to boiling lakes and natural hot pools galore.

    motoring

    Car tech talks to traffic lights video

    V2X is when your car can talk to infrastructure, like traffic lights. But talking to other vehicles (V2V) is also important.

    When your car can talk to the traffic lights ahead, you may never have to wait for a green again.

    Jaguar makes F-Type rally car video

    Modified F-Types pay homage to classic rally-winning XK120 of 1948.

    Aston Martin's DBX SUV is now undergoing testing. But still in disguise.

    New cars for 2019: A-H video

    What might be the Top Cars of next year? Let's take a look, from A-H.

    stuff nation

    Single-sex schools are not OK stuff nation

    "If we put boys and girls in a classroom together it would normalise their interaction to the point that girls are seen ...

    Students need to be prepared for every part of the outside world, and co-ed education is the only way to do that.

    Please value our teaching stuff nation

    I want a quality of life that gives me time for family and weekends.

    New Zealand, we all need to slow down on our roads. (File photo)

    Kiwi drivers, slow down stuff nation

    As a truck driver, I see the consequences of stupid driving every day. The carnage on our roads has to stop.

    sport

    'Drop it Reado': Stockdale video

    Ireland players mob Jacob Stockdale (C) after his try in their 16-9 win over the All Blacks.

    16 min ago  Ireland fear no-one in world rugby, and they weren't afraid to show it against the All Blacks, star wing says.

    Farrell has the ABs' number video

    12 min ago  Ireland's defence guru adds another chapter to his remarkable record against the All Blacks.

    Kieran Read and the All Blacks couldn't find a way to win in Dublin.

    Dublin defeat 'tipping point' video

    0 min ago  Former NZ first-five believes latest loss will be of great benefit for the ABs in their World Cup defence.

    opinion

    Why aren't dads on class email lists?

    Note to schools: Fathers are just as much a part of the 'parent community' as mothers.

    OPINION: In these so-called modern times, the administrative burden of family life is still directed to and taken on by women.

    The anti-bucket list

    Having your luggage lost - not fun.

    OPINION: 15 things you never want to go through when on the road.

    Businesses: Don't fear unions

    The teachers' union has remained one of the more influential

    OPINION: Focus instead on getting things right for staff.

    Why we should back Wendy

    Wendy Hamer launches her petition for better treatment of victims of violent attacks where the offender is declared ...

    Victims of offenders who plead guilty on grounds of insanity need better protection.

    good reads

    A short history of corkscrews video

    The only corkscrew patent from New Zealand was made in 1945 by James Alexander Mason.

    Many have tried, many have failed. The search for the perfect corkscrew has taken many twists and turns.

    Farewell to a war hero

    Harry Russell, who was awarded an immediate Military Cross medal for his bravery in Vietnam, has died aged 89.

    A war hero who jeopardised his own personal safety to protect others has died aged 89. 

    Airplane toilets are shrinking

    "I had to twist my shoulder just to get in," said Eddie Santos.

    The toilets on some planes are now so small, an average-size person feels squeezed.

    Lessons from culture-shock classrooms

    Striking teachers have been a major part of the week's news, and, writes Oscar Kightley, the complexity of their work is ...

    OPINION: New Zealand's varied society can prove a challenge to new teachers, but it is important for them to succeed.

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    Predator sergeant's jailhouse shadow video

    Working as a driver at Whenuapai air base, Mariya Taylor was repeatedly assaulted by  Sergeant Robert Roper.

    Servicewoman was locked in a cage and sexually assaulted. Now the Defence Force and the jailed officer who attacked her are demanding $200K.

    Ogled, groped and locked in a cage video

    Mariya Taylor was young and fit; the Air Force seemed attractive. In 1985 she joined up and completed basic training.

    Mariya Taylor is speaking out after battling an Air Force rapist - and the Defence Force.

    Sexual abuse commonplace in NZ

    A new survey shows sexual harassment and assault is 'ubiquitous' in Kiwi women's lives.

    "I've lost count of the number of times I have been cat called on the street and touched inappropriately at bars."

    Horse trainer’s history of assault video

    Michael Breslin was accused of indecently assaulting a teenager two years ago.

    Michael Breslin admitted sexually assaulting a young woman - but he was never charged.

    oddstuff

    Seal does the worm video

    Owha the leopard seal is "very curious", but not aggressive to humans.

    Owha the leopard seal can be distinguished by her spots, scars - and distinctive dance moves.

    TV review: Dad's in Heaven with Nixon

    Dad's In Heaven With Nixon explores the unusual world of autistic artist Chris Murray, left, and his family life.

    An engrossing documentary explores the world of men who are utterly devoted to living that Santa life.

    Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' in theatre

    A patron's outburst during a production of Fiddler on the Roof sent panicked people running for the exits.

    Outburst came during intermission for musical Fiddler on the Roof.

    Special message for Wellington

    It's four years since the Duke of Wellington Tony Catford died, and the Duchess of Wellington Margaret Austin  marked ...

    The memory of self-appointed Duke of Wellington is being shared in the city.

    Parenting

    Jessica Chastain's secret baby

    Jessica Chastain reportedly has a daughter, who was delivered via a surrogate.

    The actress and her husband have reportedly become parents to a daughter.

    Mail-order books in the 80s

    What would body language expert Allan Pease say scoffing apples communicates? 11-year-old Leah McFall would know.

    A catalogue book club delivered parcels – and crucial knowledge – to this small-town girl in the 1980s.

    Raising boys in #MeToo age video

    Vincent, 9, is growing up in the #MeToo era.

    Girls can do anything, right - but what about boys? Why do parents still get sideways looks when their boys wear a dress, or play with a doll?

    Are toddlers' classes worth it?

    Sophie Harvey, 4, takes Irish dancing, swimming and athletics classes each week.

    Preschoolers can now take classes in soccer, rugby, yoga, hip hop, private tennis lessons and Irish dancing. But are they Just preying on busy parents?

    kiwi traveller

    Melbourne: 'A city of dreamcatchers' video

    Gray at St Kilda.

    The live music capital of the world is the perfect home for an aspiring talent manager.

    Readers' travel photos video

    I am a vet nursing student who loves to travel and I just went on a trip to Raratonga where I was volunteering in a ...

    Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

    Ask an expert: Costa Rica

    National parks cover nearly a third of the county.

    With active volcanoes, cloud forests and diverse wildlife, Costa Rica is an ecotourist's dream.

    Spiritual India has it all stuff nation video

    Sampa - we fed her cane, washed her, sat on her while she pelted water all over us.

    The immense country is both nothing and everything, and leaves tourists speechless.

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