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First a wound, then cancer video

7:25 PM  GRAPHIC: Doctors patching up a surfer after a freak accident discover a brain tumour.

NZ may feel fall out video

North Korea are considering a hydrogen bomb test on the Pacific Ocean. (File photo)

6:52 PM  If North Korea drops hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, a conflict will have a "pretty big" impact.

Fire victim a Family Court protester

7 min ago  Man who died after setting himself alight at Parliament had been in dispute with courts.

Wait, have you got a licence?

5:58 PM  Truckie gets $19,500 after boss found out at a BBQ the man's paperwork wasn't right.

We may have had a youth-quake video

6:54 PM  Record-high turnout of early voters suggests youth could get Labour across the line.

What on Earth is a 'dotard'?

7:18 PM  English speakers turn to the dictionaries after Kim's dig at "mentally deranged" Donald.

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national

Victim forced to tie up family

Police guard Andrew Cameron's house near Hanmer Springs on Tuesday morning.

Kidnapping victim forced to tie up members of his family with a gun pointed at his head.

Shock as man dies after train crash

7:16 PM  A man in his 60s has died after his ute smashed into a passenger train in Horowhenua.

Earlier this month, Ministry for Social Development chief executive Brendan Boyle said pseudonyms protect staff and on ...

MSD's appeal for fake names

7:14 PM  MSD are fighting to suppress the names of staff, saying they're keeping them safe.

Video

'Don't drive me out of my home'

A Christchurch woman claims the constant thumping of basketballs from a nearby half-court is turning her into a wreck.

Politics

James Shaw, the queenmaker? video

Greens leader James Shaw had five weeks to save his party, when it looked like the Greens would crash out of Parliament. ...

6:11 PM  OPINION: What will the Greens stand firm on, and how will they negotiate with Winston?

The National-NZ First dilemma

If we get a National-NZ First team, one of Bill English's first acts would be making way for NZ First MPs by sacking a quarter to a third of his cabinet.

Stuff poll of polls.

Election too close to call video

Winston set to be kingmaker, but a small polling error could have a big impact.

world

H-bomb test considered video

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un makes a statement regarding US President Donald Trump's speech at the UN general assembly.

6:02 PM  North Korea's foreign minister says they are considering a possible hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean.

Charge over Abbott 'headbutt'

Police charge man over alleged headbutt attack that left former Australian PM with a "swollen lip".

The crocodile could be one of the largest found in the wild in Australia.

Giant 5.2m croc shot dead

$5000 bounty on killer after massive 5.2m saltwater croc is found in Queensland with a bullet in its head.

business

Employers warned over contracts

One Citizens Advice Bureau has handled more than 1000 cases in four years of clients without employment contracts.

One Citizens Advice Bureau has handled more than 1000 cases in four years of clients without employment contracts.

Six-figure golden handshake

Troubled Otago lines company boss's exit package means he'll make nearly $1m this year.

Recent manned flight of the latest Series 1 Martin Jetpack.

Martin Jetpack bleeds red ink

Space exploration is not on Jetpack's agenda, but more development costing $50 million is.

technology

Facebook hands over Russia ads video

Lawyers are investigating Russian-funded social media content about United States president Donald Trump's views on ...

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg said it is helping US election investigators in a show against foreigners trying to "undermine democracy".

Google buys HTC engineers

Google says its about to make a "very large leap" into the gadget market.

Milk, from peas. Yes, you heard correctly. It is made from blending pea flour with water and other ingredients such as ...

Prepare for pea milk

Silicon Valley companies are backing non-dairy milk innovation.

homed

Modernity - as cool as it gets gallery

Contemporary house by young architects at Metaforma Group 22.9.17

It's not huge, but this stunning home by two young Polish architects is the epitomy of modern style.

I'm too old for sleepovers

OPINION: I'm 30 years old, and I'm not going to stay overnight with friends anymore.

Serve a variety of colourful food to avoid showing a political bias.

How to throw an election party

Avoid political arguments and vibe-killers - and keep the food and drink bias-free.

life & style

Nutrionist says PMS 'not normal' 

Ben Warren says PMS symptoms won't exist with the right lifestyle choices.

PMS is down to lifestyle and can be eliminated, says a Kiwi nutritionist.

Body scan stained with black

Australian woman didn't even know she was sick, but there was no mistaking the black blotches in her scans.

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but that doesn't apply to baby names.

Sister 'steals' baby name - twice

This mum was willing to let it slide when it happened once. But twice?

well & good

'Cancer doesn't care who you are'

Hinuera resident Mariana Mahood tells her story of breast cancer ahead of the Pink Ribbon fundraisers.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Mariana Mahood is urging other women to check early and check often.

Body scan stained with black

Australian woman didn't even know she was sick, but there was no mistaking the black blotches in her scans.

If you want abs, you're going to have to work for them.

9 steps to shape up for spring

Need a bit of motivation to lose that winter muffin top? Here you go.

food & wine

Chef begs Michelin to remove stars

Sebastien Bras wants to "redefine what is essential".

His restaurant has had the maximum three Michelin stars for 20 years, but he no longer wants them.

Best recipe comment ever

On Katharine Hepburn's brownie recipe was written 74 intriguing words.

Cafe won't sell fries to adults

MKR winners reveal health woes

nz farmer

Women unrepresented at Fonterra

Dairy farmer and Fonterra director Leonie Guiney challenged the 'group think' on the board, making some feel ...

NZ's largest employer is under fire for having so few women on its board, after spurning a sitting female director.

More lambs this spring

Prospects for the red meat sector this season look promising.

Aus push to cash in on mānuka 

Outback breeds special farmers

entertainment

Gaga doco reveals raw moments

Gaga; Five Foot Two is a portrait of an artist who has little emotional filter.

Film follows popstar over the course of a year, including her breakup with fiance Taylor Kinney and her performance at the 2017 Super Bowl.

Clement defends election guy

Conchord leaps to the defense of the electoral commission's Orange Guy - and burns Trump in the process.

Journalist and businessman David Beatson has died. He's pictured here in 2002.

Journalist David Beatson dies

6:30 PM  The respected broadcaster, journalist and former chairman of New Zealand on Air died after a long illness.

travel

Waiheke set to spoil walkers

Festival guide Sarah Gloyer and co-ordinator Denise Whitfield.

Whether you're a serious hiker or a hungry dawdler, Waiheke's Walking Festival has the day out for you.

Should I cancel my Bali trip?

Thousands of Kiwis could be forced to cancel their holidays if the volcanic threat level is raised. 

Hotels and airlines are fighting back, matching and even beating the deals that the metasearch engines offer via various ...

Do booking sites make sense?

Metasearch sites have shaken up the travel industry, but hotels and airlines are fighting back.

motoring

Spain's Leon Cupra plain good fun

Hot Leon Cupra is Seat's hero car: think VW Golf R power at GTi money. It's a fun, fun drive.

6:28 PM  Seat has arrived in NZ. We get a first taste of the brand's new hot-hatch on local roads

Kiwis facing airbag 'time bomb'

Tens of thousands of Kiwi drivers are putting themselves at risk by ignoring the Takata airbag recall.

The goal is to deliver short, action-packed races that give spectators and drivers more bang for their buck.

Fast and furious race for NZ

An Aussie motor-racing fanatic was bored to tears by the last event he attended. So he invented a new one.

stuff nation

Those hazy, lazy days of summer stuff nation

A view so stunning it almost looks like a painting.

I stopped to take in the view by Waiau Ferry Bridge on a balmy evening and became happily caught up in the hushed beauty.

Policies muddied for Greens stuff nation

The current Green Party movement believes environmentalism and social justice go together, but why?

Luna, absolutely nailing the smize.

Luna, the precocious pup stuff nation

Six-month-old French bulldog Luna knows exactly how cute she is and loves nothing more than posing for a snap or five.

sport

Dagg out for season

Israel Dagg scores a try against Argentina but won't play again this year after a knee injury.

6:03 PM  The All Blacks have lost a fourth player to a season-ending injury.

Parker wants a fast blast

6:19 PM  WBO champ knows it could be a long night if he can't start strongly against Hughie Fury.

All Blacks first five Beauden Barrett will be playing against Argentina in Buenos Aires after all.

Barrett in, Sopoaga out

The All Blacks have made a late change to their squad for the Rugby Championship test in Argentina.

opinion

A son's letter to his farmer dad

Fears of an inheritance tax and water taxes have dominated farmers' election discussions.

OPINION: The urban/rural flame war is being stoked by a cynical Government and is not as deep as farmers believe, writes a farmer's son.

A holiday of eating well

If you go to Noosa and don't eat prawns are you really there at all?

OPINION: Getting through customs can be tricky if you want to eat well on holiday.

Has Labour run out of steam?

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Bill English say the 2017 election race is very tight.

OPINION: The debates have been robust, but the arguing is nearly over and we should soon have a better idea of what it all means.

What's changed for women?

It's 124 years since women fought for the vote, and we're still being beaten in our homes. What's changed?

It's 124 years since women fought for the vote, and we're still being beaten in our homes. What's changed?

special projects

Killer chemicals: Part 1

05092017 News: Chris Skelton
Anika Tuhiwai

Inside NZ's synthetic cannabis crisis.

Killer chemicals: Part 2

05092017 News: Chris Skelton
Michael (need to find out last name)

Conversations with a grieving mum and a former dealer.

Where you fit in NZ

One in Five Million logo without title

See how your answers compare with other Kiwis.

The Valley

The Valley

What secrets did we keep? Stuff Circuit special investigation into NZ's war in Afghanistan.

The Valley Virtual Reality

The Valley Virtual Reality.

A fully immersive VR experience with NZ troops in the Battle of Baghak in Afghanistan.

Black Hands - the sequel

David Bain at his retrial in 2009.

Canadian former Supreme Court judge Binnie has criticised the Stuff podcast Black Hands. A new episode turns back the flak.

A family mass murder

Martin van Beynen spent years re-investigating the Bain family murders for the Black Hands podcast.

Stuff presents a podcast series on the Bain family murders.

good reads

'Inventar' - Puerto Rico fights back video

People look at a flooded expressway after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Yauco, Puerto Rico September 21, 2017.

The winds and rain have passed. Now the residents of Puerto Rico are working together to recover.

First hurricane, then the floods video

Elizabeth Serrano Roldan, left, and Anna Roldan were stuck in their home on the northern coast of Puerto Rico. Thousands ...

The flood waters pouring into Elizabeth Serrano Roldan's home just kept rising. Her bed became an island.

Do jellyfish sleep? video

Not dead, just sleeping.

Jellyfish are so primitive they don't have a brain, but they still need their 40 winks.

Polly: rise and fall of a radio legend

Polly Gillespie is taking on a new lease in life.

Polly Gillespie: getting sacked taught me about real life (and why I left rather than backstab Grant Kereama).

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Urban pig moves to farm

The wild pig that had been wandering around New Plymouth has been caught and will be taken to live on a farm.

New Plymouth's urban pig undone by love of mince pies

Giant 5.2m croc shot dead

The crocodile could be one of the largest found in the wild in Australia.

$5000 bounty on killer after massive 5.2m saltwater croc is found in Queensland with a bullet in its head.

String of tyre slashing bands neighbours

Cars parked on South Rd, Crownhill St and Ngāmotu Rd were found to have slashed tyres Thursday morning.

Frustrated neighbours have come together to find vandal who left "cookie-crumb trail" of slashed tyres.

Blue whale carcass washes ashore gallery video

A blue whale carcass washed ashore at Glenburn Station in Wairarapa on Wednesday.

A blue whale has washed up on a beach near Flat Point in Wairarapa.

Parenting

Capturing first rays of birthdays video

Thomas Britton and Caitlin Sankey share a sunrise.

Giving the perfect gift for a newborn has an Auckland couple waking up before the sun each day.

Ivanka reveals depression battle video

Ivanka Trump says the periods after her children's births were "very challenging, emotional" times.

US president's daughter and adviser opens up on difficulties after her children's births.

Pregnant? Eat salmon

Freshly cooked salmon carries a low risk of mercury contamination, and is fine to eat when pregnant, Massey researchers say.

Shunning fish during pregnancy for fears of toxicity has meant women are lacking in nutrients essential for a growing fetus.

Store's 'plus size' kids clothes

Next says it's new ranges acknowledge 'children come in all different shapes and sizes'.

UK store Next is offering a new range of children's sizes, including "plus fit" clothes for kids as young as 3.

kiwi traveller

A holiday of eating well

If you go to Noosa and don't eat prawns are you really there at all?

OPINION: Getting through customs can be tricky if you want to eat well on holiday.

At opposite ends of the Earth

Jorge dreamed of visiting Middle Earth as a child.

If Jorge Valle dug a hole through the Earth from his hometown in Spain he'd end up in Wellington.

Budget-friendly France

The Greek island of Naxos is a great alternative to a holiday on the French Riviera.

What are the best, budget-friendly and less touristy spots along the French Riviera? Email travel@stuff.co.nz.

Insider tip: Amsterdam

The OverTheEdge swing sits 100m above Amsterdam.

Dangling on a swing 100 metres the city wasn't what I had in mind for my trip to the Netherlands.

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