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Malls: why they flourish or fail

2:53 PM  Wainuiomata mall's given up the ghost and will be demolished, but some malls are winning.

Coastline compo video

Flood damage in the Puketona area in Northland in 2007. Māori communities are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate ...

2:58 PM  The Government is in secret talks considering climate change compensation to beachfront property owners.

Andrea Moore bankrupt

3:00 PM  Bankrupted fashion designer Andrea Moore is working as a luxury real estate agent.

Air NZ strike insurance warning

2:53 PM  The planned Christmas strike is unlikely to be covered by travel insurance for some.

Impeachment? 'People would revolt'

US President Donald Trump says his impeachment would be met with an uprising.

Bodies strewn over the road video

3:12 PM  Truck loaded with bricks loses control in Australia and crashes into pedestrians.

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Grace returned to family

Grace Millane was an advertising graduate and talented artist from Wickford, Essex.

Grace Millane's father is preparing to take her home, after her body was returned to the family.

Assault-accused denied bail

3:26 PM  Porirua man arrested following death of three-month-old baby girl denied bail.

Emergency services remove the car from the scene of a fatal crash on Dyers Pass Rd.

'Severely burnt' victim yet to be identified video

Dental records and DNA may be needed to identify a person found in a crashed car in Christchurch.

    Who Cares? title image

    Family on the run: Jesse, Gabriel and Dad

    "They look dirty" ... "They never have seat belts" ... "They live in a hut in the bush" ... "I heard him whack one of them". Whenever the calls led to a social worker's visit, Fred and the kids did a runner.

    Thousands taken from parents video

    'Who Cares?', a special project by Stuff, tells the true story of Jesse and Gabriel, two girls removed from their ...

    Five times per day, every day, the state orders the removal of children from their parents. Is this system working?

    Crewe cold case 'is solvable'

    Jeannette and Harvey Crewe were killed in 1970.

    They were killed, their child found alone days later. It was 48 years ago, but for some it's like yesterday.

    Beyond the wrongly accused

    Peter Ellis, Arthur Allan Thomas, Rex Haig, Teina Pora

    What happens when investigations go off the rails, when gossip takes seed in communities?

    'The truth has never been told'

    Lynette Stevens at her home in north Waikato.

    Lynette Stevens was told her brother died in a farm accident. She was suspicious, so she started digging.

    world

    Huawei CFO granted bail

    China's foreign minister is vowing to protect its citizens abroad.

    Meng Wanzhou released on $10m bail with an ankle bracelet, is confined to one of her 2 Vancouver homes.

    Four dead in France shooting

    Death toll in Strasbourg, France shooting rises to four, with the shooter still at large.

    #MarsLife.

    Robotic selfie on Mars

    Nasa reveals mosaic selfie, taken by the organisation's new Mars lander on the red planet.

    business

    Kiwibank shelves IBM proposal

    Kiwibank generic

    5 min ago  Outsourcing plan raised prospect of 'significant savings' but ultimately judged not worthwhile.

    Tokoroa WOF inspector suspended

    4:08 PM   More than 21,200 vehicles have now been recalled for warrant of fitness rechecks.

    Marlborough Lines chairman David Dew, who also sits on the board of Yealands Estate, said he did not know whether the ...

    QC's 'poetic licence'

    8 min ago  Wine company owners refute statement made in court by lawyer that they would not have bought it if they knew of illegal activity.

    opinion

    Why did Shorty St musical flop? video

    Cast of Shortland Street The Musical entertain fans of the Kiwi soap.

    3:28 PM  OPINION: Shortland St - The Musical got everything right, so why didn't Kiwi punters flock to see it? Is there any hope for local theatre?

    NZR had to keep Ardie Savea video

    OPINION: The loss of the ABs flanker to France would have been a heavy blow, writes Paul Cully.

    Don't commercialise cannabis video

    St Kents lacks moral compass

    good reads

    Petra: More seductive than ever video

    The Treasury, Jordan's most famous archaeological monument.

    "For all the modernity of infinity pools, the past is rarely invisible."

    Skier closing in on world’s best

    Piera Hudson has won the equivalent of the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

    Want to go to space next year? video

    Bracing for more Brexit chaos

    technology

    Googling 'idiot' turns up Trump

    Here's a search in an incognito window of 'idiot'.

    If you Google the word 'idiot,' under images, pictures of US president appear.

    Silicon Valley dangerously blind

    OPINION: Myanmar's "people are filled with joy", says an oblivious Jack Dorsey.

    Massey University PhD student Chris Muller won the Innovate 2018 competition for drone-based technology.

    Drone can home in on penguin nests

    Chris Muller's project Drone Ranger, which could revolutionise the monitoring of wildlife, won him the Innovate 2018 award.

    homed

    9 terrible Christmas presents gallery

    The school holidays are noisy enough, don't make them unbearable.

    Cross these ones off your gift buying list.

    Proof new isn't boring

    Boring and cookie-cutter are two words that don't come to mind when looking at this special new-build.

    David Leech Architects best house in the world at World Architecture Festival 2018 11.12.18

    Best house in the world?

    A House in a Garden in Dublin beats two Kiwis to take top honours at the World Architecture Festival.

    life & style

    Who's in Kate & Meghan's squads? video

    Who do Kate and Meghan turn to for a little guidance and advice?

    3:01 PM  With their public profiles now rivalling those of William and Harry, this is who the duchesses turn to for advice and inspiration.

    No formula to fame

    Opinion: Kiwi runner Ruth Croft has won big this year but you won’t have seen her on the TV news even though she's a flat-out star.

    Sometimes, you just have to buy them all.

    Fashion editors' shameful buys

    3:00 PM  Feeling guilty about splurging on an impractical item you just had to have? You're not alone.

    well & good

    Edge's Megan's Grace note video

    Megan Annear says she travelled to America by herself when she was just 19.

    "The question we should be asking is why did a 26-year-old man feel he had the right to take her life?"

    Schumer vs Duchess Meghan video

    While the Royal appears relatively unaffected by carrying a child, the comedian's latest video shows she's having a rough time.

    Health Minister David Clark speaks at the opening of a new mental health facility.

    What mental health needs

    A GP at the frontline of dealing with mental illness offers her prescription for progress.

    food & wine

    QC's 'poetic licence'

    Jonathan Eaton, a top Christchurch QC, told the Blenheim District Court that if Marlborough Lines had known about the ...

    5 min ago  Wine company owners refute statement made in court by lawyer that they would not have bought it if they knew of illegal activity.

    Cashing in on board game craze video

    2:56 PM  Millennials are driving a resurgence in board gaming, experts says, as bars devoted to the hobby pop up.

    Say cheese, sheep cheese

    Aunty Mena's vegan delights

    nz farmer

    Overseer needs upgrade: Upton

    Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says the nutrient management model Overseer needs to be ...

    2:37 PM  NZ needs to upgrade the Overseer nutrient tool for use in the fight against farm pollution.

    Inquiry into 1080 deaths

    EPA looking into 1080 drop which left eight cattle dead in the Waikato.

    Fonterra cuts farmer payments video

    Farmers unsure how to be greener video

    entertainment

    Jake the Muss moment in Aquaman

    Nicole Kidman was like an acting teacher to Temuera Morrison on the set of Aquaman.

    3:42 PM  "I was the only one that got the joke," says Tem Morrison.

    MAFS AU: It's all Reality TV stars video

    Brace yourselves, it's shaping up to be another drama filled season.

    Ella Hunt is the breakout star of Anna and the Apocalypse.

    An entertaining Apocalypse video

    REVIEW: Quite why under-16s can't watch this good-natured nonsense is beyond me.

    travel

    Will space tourists make space? video

    Virgin Spaceship Unity and Virgin Mothership Eve take to the skies.

    Virgin Galactic says it is on the cusp of flying humans to space. But the definition of space is controversial.

    Climb that inspired a movie video

    A new film follows Alex Honnold's historic ascent of the near-vertical El Capitan cliff face without ropes.

    New Zealand gets prime position.

    NZ front and centre of map video

    Instead of being missed off, here's a new look at New Zealand on the world stage.

    parenting

    Donor found for cancer toddler video

    Toddler Zainab needs blood transfusions as chemotherapy shrinks her tumour. The only problem is her extremely rare blood.

    A British mother-of-two is believed to be a match for Zainab Mughal, but doctors are warning more donors will be needed.

    Baby shower canned amid name mocking video

    She intended to call the child Squire Sebastian Senator. For his first name.

    No regrets at bully punishment video

    Sick mum's breast milk plea

    oddstuff

    Nigel the gannet feared poisoned video

    Nigel the gannet fell in love with a concrete decoy on Mana Island

    A necropsy found renal failure but couldn't rule out weed spray as a contributor.

    Christmas BBQ meat nicked

    Sausages, patties and steaks earmarked for Marlborough's Emergency Department's Christmas party have walked out of a community butcher in the wrong hands.

    Tree thieves leave Jan stumped

    The strange world of Pixie Town video

    motoring

    Italy's most powerful an EV video

    Previously only known by its code name - PF0 - the Battista should be quicker than an F1 car.

    Pininfarina has revealed the name of its hypercar - the Battista EV will be more powerful than anything that has come from Italy before.

    What not to put in your tank video

    Some motorists have been putting the wrong additive into their fuel tanks - and causing thousands of dollars of damage.

    While its styling is evolutionary, the transformation in the 3's ride and handling is closer to revolutionary.

    BMW 3: return of the King video

    BMW is looking to return the 3 Series to the top of its segment with the new one. We go to the global launch to see if it has.

    stuff nation

    Show us your Christmas pets stuff nation

    Sushi the cat wasn't too impressed with the xmas hat.

    Pets draped in tinsel, baubles, Santa outfits and hats - you name it, Kiwi parents have dressed their fur kids in it.

    Let's make a difference stuff nation

    Those first steps to reducing your carbon footprint can be challenging at first. But it can be done.

    My son Shiv had his first photo with Santa and let's just say he wasn't a fan.

    Share your festive fails stuff nation

    Screaming, crying children, pouting faces and furrowed brows - this is how some kids react at Christmas.

    sport

    Kiwi prospect lured overseas

    New Zealand winger Tima Faingaanuku is tackled in their semi-final with France on day four of the World Rugby U20 ...

    Talented rugby player leaves New Zealand for France at 21 after failing to secure Super Rugby deal with Crusaders.

    Sharks coach probed by NRL video

    4 min ago  Shaun Johnson's new club facing further turmoil as NRL investigate suspicious activity of Cronulla coach.

    Ardie Savea was hugely influential for the All Blacks this year, either off the bench or in a starting role.

    NZR had to keep Ardie Savea video

    OPINION: The loss of the All Blacks flanker to France would have been a heavy blow, writes Paul Cully.

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    Govt's secret climate dilemma video

    Flood damage in the Puketona area in Northland in 2007. Māori communities are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate ...

    The Government is secretly grappling with the dilemma of paying out climate change compensation to beachfront property owners.

    Is bottled water worth it?

    According to the Packaging Forum, around 14,000 tonnes of PET drink bottles from all kinds of drink products are ...

    There's nothing pure and natural about buying bottled water.

    Farmers unsure how to be greener video

    Matamata farmer Tracy Brown says many farmers are already contributing to lower emissions without realising.

    Two thirds of farmers want to shrink their carbon footprint, but wonder where to start.

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    We're ready to talk to victims – NZDF video

    As children, Cherie Ham and Tracey Thompson were raped by Air Force sex predator Robert Roper. Now they're demanding change.

    Air Force Chief says he'll push for face-to-face meetings with abuse survivors to prevent sex cases going to court.

    NZDF won't pursue court costs video

    Mariya Taylor as a young airwoman, serving at Whenuapai Air Force base. Working as a driver, she was assaulted by ...

    Defence Force confirms it won't seek costs against Air Force servicewoman, as PM says she's been through enough.

    Sex attack victim 'won't pay costs'

    Mariya Taylor as a young airwoman, serving at Whenuapai Air Force base.

    Air Force sex attack victim Mariya Taylor won't be pursued for legal costs, the prime minister says.

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    End of a movie rental era

    Videon was renowned for its foreign and independent films.

    Auckland's much-loved movie rental store Videon is to close.

    Man and his rat-detecting dog

    Scott Sambell with another conservation dog Kosher.

    Scott Sambell added technology and Milly his pup to his arsenal in an effort to make NZ predator-free.

    now to love

    MAFS AU: It's all Reality TV stars video

    Home and Away extra Sam Ball joins the Married At First Sight Australia cast for the 2019 season.

    Brace yourselves, it's shaping up to be another drama filled season.

    A peek into Hadyn Jones' life video

    Hadyn Jones: Taranaki's one-man band, on a nine-year mission to spread a bit of joy and love to the country with Good Sorts.

    Fair Go's Hadyn juggles his TV roles with being a stay-at-home dad and involves his three kids in his work as much as he can.

    homes to love

    Proof new isn't boring

    The Ward family have recaptured the feel of their 1950s bungalow in their new build.

    Boring and cookie-cutter are two words that don't come to mind when looking at this special new-build.

    Oamaru home's Christmas style

    The Duddins had their hearts stolen by a grand old villa in a town they weren't even looking to buy in.

    The Duddins had their hearts stolen by a grand old villa in a town they weren't even looking to buy in.

    food to love

    The yummiest homemade Xmas gifts

    'Tis the season to get creative in the kitchen.

    Whether the budget is a bit tight or you just want to get creative, these recipes add a tasty personal touch to the festive season.

    Prep your Christmas feast

    Prepare your Christmas cake or pud well in advance.

    With just less than a month to go, there is, believe it or not, still time to sort the big day.

    beauty heaven

    5 ageing makeup mistakes

    It's all about the type of makeup you use - and how you apply it.

    Makeup can help you put your best face forward - but only if you're doing it right.

    5 reasons to train together

    Spending time together doesn't have to mean chocolate and wine on the couch - why not get your sweat on?!

    They say couples who sweat together, stay together - and it turns out there may be merit in this after all.

    fashion quarterly

    Fashion editors' shameful buys

    Sometimes, you just have to buy them all.

    Feeling guilty about splurging on an impractical item you just had to have? You're not alone.

    Facing a burnout? Here's what to do

    Despite the flood of information available to us about how to ease the pressure, we’re still more stressed than ever.

    Feeling overwhelmed with work, life and the rest? Us too. Here are some insights and tips to help put the brakes on the stress express.

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    Don't commercialise cannabis video

    Krissy Calkins smokes a joint at a "Wake and Bake" legalized marijuana event in Toronto on October 17, 2018, the day ...

    OPINION: Sure, legalise cannabis, but don't let anyone make money from it. I don't want big business selling it to my kids.

    Hareb on cusp of dream ride

    Paige Hareb has just returned home to Oakura, New Plymouth, for Christmas, knowing she will be back on the world tour in ...

    Kiwi surfer's childhood dream of being an Olympian wasn’t unique. Her path to finally achieving it, however, could be.

    Olympian vows to overcome cancer

    Julie Brougham is determined to return to international dressage on her horse Vom Feinsten.

    Julie Brougham is determined to beat rare, aggressive cancer and return to dressage with her once-in-a-lifetime horse.

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