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M. Bovis farmer outs himself video

Henk Smit stood in front of 600 farmers and put his hand up as the one struck by "disaster".

Crusaders cuff Canes video

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett, centre, celebrates scoring the opening try in the first half in Christchurch.

18 min ago  Decimated by a sad comedy of injuries, the Crusaders proved why they are a real chance to retain their title.

Two incomes, no food

They're a tidily-dressed nuclear family, living in a modern home. Without help they'd "starve".

The first thing to buy to keep warm

9:22 PM  Moisture's the biggest enemy, so prioritise shower domes and extractor fans.

At volcano meeting, racism erupted

"Speak in a language 99 per cent of us can understand," he yelled as te reo was uttered.

Guilty of tampering wife's parachute

In debt and wanting a new life with his lover, UK army sergeant concocted murder plan.

national

The unravelling of Arthur Parkin

Arthur Parkin was jailed on Friday at the Auckland District Court.

In 1980, he assaulted a young girl. Her road to justice would take nearly 40 years.

Face 'de-gloved' in assault

Terrified victim apologised to occupants of van as her ex-partner rammed it repeatedly.

Mark James Woods at an earlier appearance at Rotorua District Court, via audio visual link.

Prison after feeding false story

He tried to cover up with a story of being assaulted. 10 days later, his phone with child exploitation images was handed in.

    special projects

    Our prisons are full

    A single legal change caused massive growth in the prison muster.

    A single legal change caused massive growth in the prison muster.

    Signs of moose life video

    Half a century since a moose was last photographed in NZ, broken branches in Fiordland suggest they're still here.

    One of the last verified photographs of a Fiordland moose, taken in 1952.

    NZ's 100-year moose hunt

    Ten Canadian moose landed here more than 100 years ago. A few intrepid Kiwis have been searching the Fiordland wilderness for them ever since.

    stuff circuit

    Caught: Slavery on the high seas

    A special investigation from Stuff Circuit.

    When you buy sashimi or order tuna at a restaurant, you should know its origins - and what conditions the people who caught it endured.

    How they make old fish look fresh

    ​The bright red tuna in many sushi shops looks fresh - but it could be months old.

    A Stuff Circuit investigation into the global tuna fishing industry has exposed allegations of slavery on the high seas.

    Fishing by forced labour

    Tuna caught by modern-day slaves in the Pacific Ocean is "almost certainly" landing in NZ.

    world

    Aus may revisit NZ refugee deal

    Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has previous suggested taking up NZ's offer of resettling 150 refugees ...

    Australia's home affairs minister is willing to consider NZ offer to resettle refugees detained offshore - on one condition.

    Restaurant bomb in Canada

    At least 15 people have been injured in explosion a restaurant in the city of Mississauga near Toronto.

    Emile Cilliers tampered with his wife's parachute before the jump.

    Parachute murder attempt

    UK army sergeant heavily in debt wanted a new life with his lover, so he tampered with his wife's parachute.

    business

    Here's how to cut your petrol bill

    Changing the way you drive will save you more money than collecting discount points.

    Hint: It doesn't involve driving to a spot between Taupō and Rotorua.

    Ryman founder cashes up $10m

    Ryman founder Kevin Hickman and his wife Joanna have cashed up a portion of their shares to spend on other interests.

    NZ Post's sorting centre at New Plymouth opened a year ago.

    NZ Post doubles up

    NZ Post has consolidated its number of sorting hubs meaning some letters travel twice the distance.

    technology

    Ultraviolet ambition paying off

    Biolumic founder and chief scientist Jason Wargent explains how the UV treatment works to Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith.

    Bedroom experiment buds into burgeoning agri-tech business.

    Pokie 'game-change'

    Pubs and clubs trial facial recognition technology to block problem gamblers.

    Amazon defends facial recognition

    Tech giant says customers need to be 'reasonable' after initially offering no comment.

    homed

    What does that dryer load cost?

    Putting a regular load of washing through the dryer will cost, on average, $1. Over a 10-year lifespan, vented dryers ...

    Is running a dryer as pricey as we think?

    Grand old lady of Riccarton

    Up a leafy driveway in Riccarton, the Deans family homestead has been beautifully restored.

    Rhubarb plant.

    This weekend's garden tasks video

     Winter is coming. Get ready for frosts; divide and replant rhubarb; prune raspberries; and keep on weeding.

    life & style

    Teaching Meghan the royal rules video

    WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) ...

    From Kate and Camilla to Samantha "The Panther", the new duchess has quite the team to help her settle in.

    Ask your doctor more questions

    Even when doctors suggest treatments we don't think we need, we don't ask questions.

    Lea Seydoux ticks all the boxes this week while Demi Lovato and Katy Perry miss the mark.

    Best & worst dressed celebs gallery

    Lea Seydoux nails old-school glamour, Demi Lovato needs a new stylist and Katy Perry embraces "glam gran" style.

    well & good

    Cut booze, bacon to avoid cancer

    Processed meats such as bacon have been found to increase the chance of bowel disease.

    Major study reveals ditching alcohol, bacon and sugary drinks can reduce cancer risk by 40 per cent.

    Avoid the mid-life crisis

    Not everyone splashes out on a racy convertible or dumps their partner for a newer model, but mid-lifers commonly wonder, is this it?

    Millie Thomas in Sydney in 2015 before her recovery.

    At 27, she was a 'skeleton'

    After 15 years of anorexia, Millie Thomas had the bones of an 80-year-old, her body eating itself from the inside out.

    food & wine

    Why Wright quit French Cafe

    Kids come first - Simon Wright and Creghan Molloy-Wright.

    'Unfortunately, people in hospitality do burn themselves out.'

    Winter porridge put to the test

    We went looking and found some of the best porridge in Christchurch.

    Maccas in te reo Māori

    French Cafe sold to closest rivals

    nz farmer

    Lincoln's joint $206m facility delayed

    The west courtyard of the planned Lincoln University and AgResearch joint facility, looking towards the campus' historic ...

     A joint $206 million Lincoln University and AgResearch facility at the Lincoln campus will start construction later this year,

    Farmers easy scapegoats

    OPINION: Farmers in New Zealand have somehow become a public whipping boy.

    M bovis and Gypsy Day

    The incredi-bull beast video

    entertainment

    Star Wars: A watcher's guide video

    The best thing in Solo: A Star Wars Story is this man's cape collection.

    OPINION: Where does the latest star Wars film fit in the ever sprawling universe of Star Wars movies?

    Film 'normalising' sex abuse

    Kids' movie featuring a dog having his genitals touched without consent faces scrutiny from NZ Censor.

    Netflix's 13 Reasons Why has drawn complaints over its season two finale.

    13 Reasons Why should banned video

    OPINION: In Brisbane homes this week, young teens have bawled themselves to sleep, unable to get rid of the image of someone being raped with a mop handle.

    travel

    Newlyweds' Irish 'mini-moon' video

    It is believed that they will spend a day or two in Dublin in July, before their real honeymoon later in the year.

    It is believed that they will spend a day or two in Dublin in July, before their real honeymoon later in the year.

    The best airports to stopover in video

    Snooze lounges, swimming pools, massages, great food, Wi-Fi: Airport stopovers are becoming so good they are a destination in themselves.

    The practice doesn't just inconvenience air passengers, it's dangerous.

    Risk of dividing families on flights

    The practice doesn't just inconvenience air passengers, it's dangerous.

    motoring

    Fatal Uber's emergency braking off video

    This image made from video Sunday, March 18, 2018, of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an ...

    Early report shows Uber crash which killed woman had emergency systems turned off.

    Modern car tech lets you down

    Modern technology in cars is great. Great but far from perfect sometimes.

    Kiwi buyers aren't interested in shifting gears themsleves, so has the manual transmission made its last shift?

    Is driving manual dead?

    Driving enthusiasts love manual transmissions, but is anyone else buying them?

    stuff nation

    What dish makes you reminisce? stuff nation

    Is there a certain dish that causes the memories to flood back?

    Sometimes it just takes a whiff of something cooking to take you back - to your childhood, a favourite restaurant, your ex's kitchen. 

    Sexual trauma: men, get help stuff nation

    There are many barriers to male survivors of sexual trauma, but I've managed to transform my pain.

    Concrete skies, turquoise sea - it was breathtaking.

    Stormy skies at Nugget Point stuff nation

    Concrete skies contrasting with the turquoise ocean made for a breathtaking scene.

    sport

    Recap: Crusaders v Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Nehe Milner-Skudder is tackled by Crusaders defenders during their Super Rugby match in Christchurch, New ...

    Clinical Crusaders earn a deserved 24-13 win over sloppy Hurricanes in wet conditions in Christchurch.

    Hendry leading in Japan

    9:30 PM  Kiwi golfer in with a shot of qualifying for the Open Championship halfway through the Mizuno Open in Japan.

    The struggling Cowboys really need their star duo Johnathan Thurston and Jason Taumalolo to start firing.

    Live: Cowboys v Storm

    9:50 PM  North Queensland need a win against last year's NRL premiers to keep their slim top eight chances alive.

    opinion

    Star Wars: A watcher's guide video

    The best thing in Solo: A Star Wars Story is this man's cape collection.

    OPINION: Where does the latest star Wars film fit in the ever sprawling universe of Star Wars movies?

    Meghan the lizard shapeshifter

    The duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge get on so well because they're not actually human, they're part of the lizard ...

    OPINION: Like Amal, Kate and Posh, she's too skinny to be a human woman.

    I can feel my youth slipping away

    Verity Johnson

    OPINION: That carefree optimism has been replaced by anger and frustration.

    'Can do' country can't do stadiums

    In 2006, Auckland City Mayor Dick Hubbard, left, NZRU chairman Jock Hobbs and Rugby World Cup Minister Trevor Mallard ...

    OPINION: As the cost of stadiums goes up, the venues are staying down, writes Emma Keeling.

    good reads

    Signs of moose life video

    Moose have a distinctive foraging style in which they snap branches by twisting their necks. An example in Fiordland ...

    Half a century since a moose was last photographed in NZ, broken branches in Fiordland suggest they're still here.

    NZ's 100-year moose hunt

    One of the last verified photographs of a Fiordland moose, taken in 1952.

    Ten Canadian moose landed here more than 100 years ago. A few intrepid Kiwis have been searching the Fiordland wilderness for them ever since.

    A great man's epic failure

    The lodge at Larnach Castle.

    William Larnach's tragic tale is woven into Otago's Peninsula.

    Inangahua quake, 50 years on

    This goods train travelling between Cronadun and Inangahua was thrown on its side when the earthquake struck.

    Bev and Lionel Donaldson still live in the Reefton house that rocked that day almost 50 years ago.

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    Lifting the lid on confidentiality

    University of Canterbury Dean of Law Ursula Cheer explains what sexual harassment is in the eyes of the law.

    What is stopping workers speaking publicly about their experiences of sexual harassment?

    Men invited to #metoo too

    #Metoo blogger and legal researcher Zoe Lawton has started a new blog specifically for men working in the legal profession.

    Almost 50 men working in the legal profession sign a #metoo pledge within its first 48 hours.

    Four brave women

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    OPINION: Allegations a trusted GP initiated sexual relationships with vulnerable patients bear all the hallmarks of a #metoo case.

    For complainants, a harrowing wait

    Deane Drew is not currently practising as a doctor, while he faces a professional misconduct investigation.

    A 'horrible' and intimidating process, then months of waiting for four women who alleged sexual misconduct by their GP.

    oddstuff

    Dip disaster and other stories

    The Collective's Sweet Chilli Labneh dip was ceased production due to lack of demand.

    My favourite dip disappeared last month. It's not the first time Kiwis have lost a favourite.

    Blokes build army tank BBQ

    The barbecue tank is transported on a trailer.

    It's known as Tankasaurus, and it's hoped to smoke the competition at the world's biggest barbecue contest.

    'A trampoline is my second home'

    Avondale College student Findlay Shannon said he was excited to make his debut at the world games.

    Fancy yourself a backyard trampolining champ? There is a world games dedicated to the sport.

    Student mag on Trade Me video

    The Critic team, from left: designer Jack Adank, culture editor Jess Thompson-Carr, features editor Chelle Fitzgerald, ...

    Controversial issue of Critic - Te Arohi appears for sale, while former editors slam university for removing copies.

    Parenting

    My daughter is shoplifting

    It takes courage to stand up to friends and disagree with their behaviour.

    My 14-year-old daughter denies stealing underwear from a department store, but her friends were caught red-handed.

    'I hate my mum's phone'

    Think your child doesn't notice that you're on your phone? Think again.

    Child's eye-opening essay will make parents think twice about picking up their mobiles.

    How royal nanny kept kids in line

    We're guessing Princess Charlotte might be a bit of a handful.

    Without Maria Borrallo's help, things could have gone a lot differently on Harry and Meghan's big day.

    Chrissy Teigen's blunt birth reveal video

    Chrissy Teigen isn't afraid to talk openly about childbirth.

    The world needs more women like Chrissy Teigen speaking openly about the physical and emotional toll of childbirth.

    kiwi traveller

    Ask an expert: Oz wellbeing break

    Do the Tomaree Head Summit Walk and you'll deserve a visit to a local winery or brewery.

    Sliding down sand dunes constitutes exercise on a healthy but laid-back holiday in Port Stephens.

    Insider tip: New York

    Boom Boom Boom in the Meatpacking District is perfect for a cocktail with a view.

    With her sprawling boroughs and superstructures, the Big Apple definitely put me through my paces.

    When you're a travel snob

    It might be nice to believe that you're seeing the world in a more sophisticated, more "authentic" way than everyone ...

    It might be nice to believe that you're seeing the world in a more sophisticated, more "authentic" way than everyone else, but you're probably not.

    Being a vegetarian traveller is hard video

    Often when you travel beyond the cities, meatless meals can be few and far between.

    OPINION: Often when you travel beyond the cities, meatless meals can be few and far between.

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