All Blacks Sonny Bill Williams (C scores. Try with Australia's Izack Rodda (R and  Samu Kerevi during the All Blacks vs ...

Lay off SBW, AB 'fans' video

OPINION: Sonny Bill Williams should get the respect he deserves after All Blacks comeback.

Don't do the KFC test video

Property managers and landlords should only do a credit check when they identify the tenants they want.

11:16 AM  Property managers and landlords are being told not to perform the "KFC test" on prospective tenants.

'The love of my life'

10:12 AM  The fiancee of slain tourist Sean Mckinnon has penned a heartfelt note.

Man asked mate to shoot him

11:12 AM  A Queenstown man was shot by his friend because he wanted to know how it felt.

The big fat keto diet debate

If a low-carb diet could reverse diabetes, you'd think experts would recommend it.

What matters in your town?

10:44 AM  Do you feel safe at home? Do you trust your local council? Take the survey and tell us.

national

Murder trial will be 'tough'

Aaron James Archer is accused of murdering 2-year-old Ariah Dawn Roberts.

11:31 AM  Jurors will find it "very hard" to be objective in case of man accused of murdering young girl, judge warns.

Ice warning as mercury plummets

The week's started cold and it will stay cold, with gales and heavy rain to come.

Ranapera Taumata, 26, wanted in connection to an assault in Hastings. The victim, a 22-year-old woman, later died.

Woman assaulted in Hastings dies

10:32 AM  Police are seeking 26-year-old Ranapera Taumata after a fatal assault.

climate change

Funeral for dead glacier

People walk on snow atop the OK volcano crater on their way to the glacier's funeral.

Icelanders hike up a volcano to say goodbye to a glacier that fell victim to climate change.

EV feebates 'popular' video

About 80pc of submissions back $200m annual transfer to reshape car fleet, says Julie Anne Genter.

The Nelson and Tasman councils are working together to try and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

10% waste reduction target video

Some submitters urged councils to aim for zero waste. A reduction target of 10 per cent has made the plan.

business

How to give negative feedback

Poorly delivered feedback could leave employees searching for another job, instead of improving, new research suggests.

OPINION: Many managers, faced with a need to give negative feedback, start to panic.

Even millionaires go bust

OPINION: More income can increase our expectations, so don't keep up with the Joneses.

BNZ removed sales targets and bonuses for frontline bankers dealing face-to-face with the public in October 2018.

BNZ insider says sales-pressure remains

Sales targets for BNZ frontline bankers were removed, but whistleblower says the pressure to sell has returned.

travel

What I learned from 800km walk

There were 327,000 pilgrims walking the trail in 2018.

10:30 AM  I will be processing my Camino in Spain for years to come.

Nature reclaims military sites video

Areas where the US manufactured and tested lethal weapons are now peaceful havens for wildlife.

Josh Bastyr and Andrew Hooper filmed the moment a large piece of Spencer Glacier collapsed in front of them, sending a ...

'We survived' glacier collapse video

Two kayakers get front row seats to "one of nature's most awesome forces" in Alaska.

The Western Bay of Plenty District Council.

NZ councils: White, male, 50+

There are more councillors named John than there are councillors born after 1980.

Artist behind the Ihumātao movement video

Self-taught, 23-year-old artist Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho lists Robyn Kahukiwa and Sam Orchard among New Zealand artists ...

Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho's work has been flung into the spotlight by the #ProtectIhumātao campaign.

Good times, green vibes

About 250 tents were left abandoned at Raglan's Soundsplash Festival in January (file photo).

Heading to a big event or festival shouldn't mean leaving behind your green sensibilities.

Family fights over ancestral land

Moses Peihopa is receiving treatment for cancer.

At 78, a bitter dispute with his sister sees Moses Peihopa living in a motel, instead of on the family farm he worked for years.

The science of happiness

The World Happiness Report provides an insight into the science of what makes people happy.

Happiness science teaches valuable lessons in lifting human wellbeing.

world

Rescuers to blast way to pair in cave

The pair were cut off after rising water blocked their route out of the Wielka Sniezna cave, the most extensive cave in ...

11:27 AM  Only way to get to two people trapped in deep cave in Poland is to use explosives, rescuers say.

Stowaway found alive on US flight video

Witnesses heard what sounded like a dog barking in the cargo area, but then a man spoke and asked for water.

Josh Bastyr and Andrew Hooper filmed the moment a large piece of Spencer Glacier collapsed in front of them, sending a ...

'We survived' glacier collapse video

Two kayakers were on a trek in Alaska when they got front row seats to "one of nature's most awesome forces".

property

Taranaki's most-loved buildings

The Len Lye Centre, ever controversial, was voted by residents as one of the best, as well as one of the worst, ...

Taranaki's most controversial building has been voted as the region's best building, but also one of its worst.

Villagers at war with developer

It's Taranaki's most idyllic seaside village, but residents fear that status is at risk.

It takes longer to sell a lifestyle block.

Warnings about lifestyle blocks

Sagging demand for lifestyle blocks offers opportunities for buyers, but there's a warning.

homed

The Block: Rule breaking galore video

Sophia and Mikaere somehow manage a perfect 10 in do-over week, but there's trouble brewing.

In the second-to-last week the Blocksters are getting desperate - everyone wants to punish everyone else.

At home in Mt Vic

A good thing came to those who waited to renovate this stunning Wellington villa.

It may be getting chilly but with a little heat, light and shelter you can still turn your outdoor living area into an ...

Create your own open winter retreat gallery

It might be chilly but that's no reason to hide indoors. Here's how to turn your outdoor living area into an open-air winter retreat.

life & style

Periods 'more taboo' than STDs

A new ad campaign by pad and tampon brand Libra called #bloodnormal aims to normalise periods.

10:30 AM  More than half of 13 to 17-year-old girls would rather fail a school test than have their classmates know they're on their period.

The week in celeb Instagrams video

This week, Heidi Klum enjoys her honeymoon, Taylor Swift gets drunk and Ariana Grande throws it way back.

Research suggests time-restricted eating and drinking is beneficial to health when limited to between eight and 10 ...

Is fasting the key to weight loss? video

9:56 AM  Intermittent fasting is widely used as a weight-loss tool, but there are other benefits – and potential pitfalls.

well & good

Oops, my kid didn't take lessons

Leah McFall: This is where they bite, those parenting decisions you made three years ago. The decision, for example, not ...

OPINION: The 7-year-old wants to be in the talent show. But the piano sits unopened.

Anorexia 'cruel and misunderstood' video

"The best way I can describe it is, it's like you're a puppet on strings," says young male anorexia survivor.

Dr Tom Mulholland is on a Walk the Talk tour to connect people with nature, their thoughts and emotions and give them ...

Beat back the black dog

Make a choice to find the tools to help improve your mental health.

food & wine

In business at 22

The 22-year-old now stocks her cakes and slices at New Plymouth's Tartan Rose Cakery and Deli.

In less than a year, Eden McPhillips has won a reality TV show and started her own business, and she's only 22.

Eat your way around Auckland video

Our biggest city is finding its gastronomic soul - so it's time to take your tastebuds on a tour.

Mango lassi cake

Mormons: beware vaping, cafés

nz farmer

UK farmers race to fatten lambs

Almost all UK exports of sheep meat are sent to the continent.

10:06 AM  Farmers trying to get in ahead of Brexit put their flocks on a high-calorie diet.

Disease a threat to vineyards

Vineyards becoming more proactive in fight against trunk disease.

Farmers quit as costs bite

Money in sheep poo

entertainment

Canine Journey has new Purpose video

A Dog's Journey features less pooches in peril than its predecessor A Dog's Purpose.

REVIEW: If you're a fan of doggy derring-do or TV family dramas like This is Us, then you'll lap this up.

Chrissy Teigen's lips balloon

The supermodel travelled to Utah for a wedding when this happened.

Why did Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus bother getting married in the first place?

Why do celebs get married? video

OPINION: Why all celebrities don't live like Leonardo DiCaprio is beyond me.

Bravo

Kristen Wiig engaged to Avi Rothman

Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

10:42 AM  The 45-year-old Bridesmaids actress and Saturday Night Live alum is set to marry her beau of three years.

French Montana on Khloe: 'The love was real'

10:11 AM  The two have since remained close friends.

David Livingston/Getty Images

Grey's Antaomy star Camilla Luddington marries longtime love Matthew Alan

10:26 AM  The two wed in an intimate ceremony on the California coastline.

parenting

My brutal first gym trip

Despite being a dad to three, How-to Dad Jordan Watson reckons his recent gym trip was the hardest thing he's done in awhile.

OPINION: It's 5.38am on a Tuesday and I hate my life.

'What did you eat last night?' stuff nation

OPINION: For one boy's family, 'red soup' - the water that cheerios had been cooked in - was the main meal.

Nappy composting cutting waste

Study backs tongue-tie cuts

oddstuff

Useless uses for rubbish bags

Forgot your skies? Use a bin bag to get down the slopes of Mt Taranaki instead.

Here's some entirely unhelpful uses for the soon-to-be spare New Plymouth District Council rubbish bags.

Kite surfer high fives spectators

Kite surfer high-fives spectators on a bridge in New Plymouth

Would you buy a $300 box of avos?

Fire crews rescue injured donkey

technology

It's home tech time gallery

Netatmo rain gauge for Weather Station $169.99 from Noel Leeming.  HAPIfork food monitor approx $90 from Amazon. Varram ...

Smarten up at home with today’s groovy gadgets.

Streaming war is hell

OPINION: I used to think we were all getting ripped off by Sky TV. Now I realise I never had it so good.

Lifting the curtain on anonymous social media behaviour is unlikely to stop bullying, internet safety experts warn.

Would banning anonymity online work?

"Monstrous" and "vicious" content online prompts calls to ban anonymity on social media.

motoring

Ford rolling out new Ranger ute video

Raptor (centre) and Wildtrak (right) have new bi-LED headlights.

An updated Ford Ranger will take 'lifestyle' to a new level - with features like a powered roller cover for the deck.

EV chargers overtake petrol stations in UK video

Now 9300 charging locations compared with 8400 petrol stations.

Black roof is half glass, and half an (optional) wrap on this Stinger.

Kia Stinger is loud in many ways video

Orange paint and a leery exhaust for this special Stinger.

stuff nation

We were the lucky generation stuff nation

Now semi-retired, I am not super wealthy, but I have ample money to live as I wish. I don’t need taxpayer support and I ...

OPINION: I donate my pension to kids that need it more than I do. You should too.

We need to build more homes stuff nation

OPINION: Housing affordability doesn’t just affect individuals and families, it changes neighbourhoods.

What does happiness look like to you? (FILE PHOTO).

What makes you happy? stuff nation

Tell us what is truly important to you and how you measure true happiness.

sport

Warriors 2019: three key moments

Dejected Warriors players after being thumped at home by the Canberra Raiders.

10:31 AM  OPINION: The Warriors' season was doomed before a ball was even kicked, writes Jackson Thomas.

Skelton still on Wallabies' radar video

10:27 AM  Big man could be back in Australia's pack if he signs a Super Rugby contract for 2020.

Owen Franks

Anxious wait for Franks

10:30 AM  Steve Hansen has a big call to make round his veteran tighthead when he unveils his RWC 31 on August 28.

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Ardern must heed lessons from history

The situation at Ihumātao and the Ōtuataua Stonefields reserve is a like déjà vu all over again, writes Bill Ralston.

OPINION: The situation at Ihumātao and the Ōtuataua Stonefields reserve is like déjà vu all over again, writes Bill Ralston.

Mercury Plaza's cultural significance

The iconic Mercury Plaza sign.

A rare exhibition by 14 Chinese artists cements the importance of the soon-to-be-demolished Auckland icon.

now to love

Veaila plays his idol Jonah

Mosese Veaila bears a striking resemblance to the rugby superstar Jonah Lomu. The two had many similarities in their ...

Playing his idol in a new TV miniseries: Mosese Veaila has a real-life connection to Jonah Lomu.

Suits' cheeky Meghan reference

Meghan as Rachel Zane in Suits.

When asked how Rachel Zane is doing, her TV husband replies: "If I told you how good, you probably wouldn't believe me."

homes to love

Architect designs home on front lawn

Lisa Webb's stunning home.

Lisa Webb creates a home of intrigue and shadow on a tiny scrap of land that was formerly a front lawn.

Scott Disick's house flipping show video

Scott Disick frequently "house flips".

'Flip It Like Disick' gives us a glimpse inside the professional world of lavish house remodelling and flipping.

food to love

Easy guide to composting

Composting is a great way to avoid waste.

Compost is the best possible food for your plants and a practical way to manage kitchen waste.

The champs of the cheese toastie

Smith and McKenzie head chef Ben Ensor shows off his High & Rye Brisket Cheese Toastie which is being entered in this ...

Is your toastie game no gouda? A chef points out where you're probably going wrong.

beautyheaven

Mascara wands explained

From winged to pointed, we explore the different types of mascara brush shapes to help find the perfect match.

From winged to pointed, we explore the different types of mascara brush shapes to help find the perfect match.

Make concealer look natural

Micro-concealing is being made popular thanks to Kim Kardashian's makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic.

Micro-concealing is making waves in the beauty world for its ability to give makeup a flawlessly blurred effect while using next to no product.

metro

Being Asian, but bad at chopsticks video

Jean Teng wielding a pair of chopsticks.

Jean Teng has never known how to use chopsticks, despite growing up in an Asian family.

Aucklander's taste guide to capital

Pouring a brew at Beervana.

Wellingtonians are constantly banging on about how good their food is.

newsroom.co.nz

Sorting the World Cup from Waiheke

Then-FIFA General Co-ordinator Michelle Hooper inspects the goal area during the venue visit prior to the start of the ...

Wearing red socks and hanging from a light pole watching Team NZ's victory parade, Michelle Hooper knew she wanted to be part of major global sports events.

Left out in the cold

The Jansens' driveway and landscaping, pictured soon after they moved in.

Shelley and Jonathan Jansen just wanted a home. They are the only couple prepared to talk in public about what happened. The others are too nervous.

Stop saying no one watches women’s sport video

The Silver Ferns pulled in 1.2 million Kiwi viewers during their Netball World Cup victory in Liverpool.

OPINION: With 1.2 million Kiwis transfixed by the Netball World Cup, it's time to bust the myth that no one wants to watch women's sport.

tarana

Dhirda - simple and delicious

Dhirda, easy to prepare, tastes amazing.

The simple Dhirda, a breakfast staple in many Indian homes, can be prepared in minutes.

Fired for anti-Islam comments

Kukyi​ Tupuanga​ had been working for Auckland Meat Processors Limited for 31 years but in May was fired for making ...

An Auckland butcher sacked for making racist comments loses bid to keep his job of 31 years.

Kashmir clampdown eases gallery video

Hundreds of Kashmiris held a street protest in the Indian-controlled Kashmir even as India's government assured the ...

Indian authorities begin restoring phone services after two-week security crackdown and news blackout.

'Imposter' took English test

A man's application for New Zealand residency has been declined for after he allegedly cheated on an English test and ...

Man denied residency after he allegedly cheated on a test and worked illegally.

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