President's parent tips to PM video

The most valuable part of the PM's meeting with Obama was like his brief tip on parenthood.

A night with Obama

Former US President Barack Obama met with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern earlier in the day, before the private dinner ...

It was the most sought-after dinner-date in Auckland. What was it like?

The truth about Dad

10 min ago  DNA mapping craze has revealed unexpected - and maybe devastating - results to Kiwis.

Obesity risk factors revealed

Men from single-parent homes more likely to become obese adults, study shows.

One of Black Caps' best

Trent Boult and Kane Williamson star with ball and bat to put the Black Caps on top in day-night test.

Ferns stunned by Jamaica

For just the third time ever, the Silver Ferns have lost to Jamaica, going down 59-51.


Grief, pride for Zena's dad

Zena Campbell's photo sits on top of her urn at her father Chris' home.

"She was born my son, and died my daughter," says dad of murdered Zena Campbell.

He led 'double life'

Disgraced health boss had multiple phones for multiple lives, former chair says.

A man used  text messages and voice recordings to threaten  his mother and stepfather, Hāwera District Court heard.

'No car - no teeth'

He wanted a car. When his Mum said no, Kane John Smith lost it.


'Living the hell of this slander'

Nicolas Sarkozy released from police custody, but there's now a real chance he could stand trial.

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A tale of two golf courses video

Tara Iti Golf Club in all its glory.

Expensive American-owned courses lured Barack Obama to Northland - but real golf doesn't look like that.

The place that Scott built

New Zealand’s Antarctic home is falling down. Why should we stay?

Ashleigh says she did not receive enough support to deal with the traumatic birth of her son Alistair, 18 months.

Is maternity care at breaking point?

NZ claims to have world class maternity care. But as things improve in other developed countries, they've stalled here.

stuff circuit

NZ active at Qatar airbase

U.S. Air Force air crew members assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron depart from a C-17 Globemaster III ...

NZ military personnel have been secretly operating at a base where the air war against Isis is planned and launched.

'Just call it a terrible accident'

When Prayer Ready died, the Gloriavale leadership rallied around.

Ben Smart and Olivia Hope disappeared in the Marlborough Sounds in 1998.

Flaws in Sounds murder case video

Some things come to mind easily in the Scott Watson case, then it gets murky - not just because it's decades on.


Trump's wall misses out on money

US President Donald Trump has been pushing the border wall idea since the 2016 election.

United States' US$1.3 trillion budget bill is good for the military - but President Trump gets a fraction of what he wanted for the wall.

Sarkozy under investigation

4:05 AM  Ex-French president could stand trial for allegedly accepting bribes, misappropriating Libyan public funds.

Emergency services said they found the woman lying among piles of rubbish and cockroaches.

Decomposing, but alive

Bedridden US woman found lying by piles of rubbish and cockroaches crawling up the walls.


Insurance advisers' greed slammed

Liam Mason from the Financial Markets Authority said: "“The failure to exercise care, diligence and skill for their ...

A probe into life insurance sales reveals advisers who recognise no duty of care to their clients in their drive to earn 230 per cent commissions, and overseas trips.

Boss skis, workers strike gallery video

Photographs have emerged of Lyttelton Port chief executive Peter Davie on a skiing holiday in Europe while workers step up their protest action by disrupting rail traffic to the port.

More women than men are diagnosed with mood disorders every year.

Chart: More anxious adults

More Kiwi adults are being diagnosed with mood disorders, possibly because more are asking for help.


Robots with a mission video

Michael and Kimberley Fenton want to encourage students to get into coding and digital technology.

The steam car challenge is so 20th century - show me the robots.

Youth worried about digital world

Survey finds young people worried about their job prospects.

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

Dash cam shows Uber crash video

Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area just before an Uber SUV strikes her.


Family of 6 live in a school bus gallery video

Gabriel, Debbie, Gracen, Darby, Deacon and Jovey Mayes with their home on wheels.

Meet the Mayes family who downsized from 464sqm to just 23sqm.

Forage for autumn bouquets

Now is the season to forage for rustic autumnal shades to create a great homemade bouquets.

From the street, this $14.5m house at 13 Marine Parade, Herne Bay gives little away.

Behind the wall on elite street gallery video

What's it really like? Hidden away from prying eyes on Auckland's Marine Parade is this $14.5m beauty.

life & style

My husband is seeing escorts

I've Googled this woman and she's only in her early 20s.

ADVICE: We've been married 22 years and now I find out he's been sleeping with prostitutes.

Kiwi royal baker's best cakes video

Timaru native Izaak Adams is known for cakes that are modern and unfussy - just like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The battle of Who Wore It Better on the golf course was first sparked in Hawaii in 2014.

Golf fashion: Key vs Obama video

"They look a bit like guys on a team-building conference who have been given free stuff in the welcome pack."

well & good

When 'clean eating' goes wrong

Is the pressure to break up with the sugar devil and eat clean actually pushing us towards worse eating habits?

Pressured to eat healthy in public, many women are now hiding their binge eating at home.

Are you a cyberchondriac? video

Experts warn googling symptoms is bad for patients and healthcare systems.

Now that's a gift: Cesar Calle donated a kidney to his wife Monica for their 23rd wedding anniversary.

Husband donates kidney to wife video

The suggested wedding gift for a 23rd anniversary is a silver plate. This US couple went for something a little more personal.

food & wine

Light dahl for a healthy lunch

Kumara & lemongrass coconut dahl from Nadia Lim's Fresh Start menu.

This tasty and calorie-friendly dahl from Nadia Lim's Fresh Start menu comes with a moreish cauli rice.

Fancy a dip with your neighbours?

Food brings people together, so what a better way to celebrate Neighbours Day Aotearoa than with a cracker dip or two.

Tostadas with tangy hot sauce

Salute summer with these iced drinks

nz farmer

Search on to replace $8.32m man

Andrew Hoggard is hoping for a Fonterra head who relates well to farmers.

Will Fonterra return to a New Zealand head after 14 years or cast a wider net?

Mānuka honey now protected 

The Australian honey industry has the financial backing of its government over the fight for the mānuka honey name.

Fonterra Beingmate Q&A

Country spin on Ironman comp


Kiwis shape 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why proved beneficial for young people.

When young Kiwis told Netflix the controversial show changed how they treated one another, the streaming giant started listening.

PacRim offers silly business

REVIEW: Forget the plot, what I want are cool effects, some great jokes, a couple of memorable lines and a set-up for a sequel worth looking forward to - this gets a pass on that.

Want to be as deliriously happy as Brett and Angel? Here's your chance.

Casting call for MAFS season 2

It's unclear if the show will again require couples be legally married, after a former contestant launched legal action to end his marriage.


Freedom camping a 'life saver'

Colin had long dreamed of downsizing his home after retirement and buying a motorhome to travel around the country in.

When Colin Baxter lost his job and his home, he also lost all hope. Until he got a motorhome.

Here are world's best airports

Changi took out the top spot in the world, but three NZ airports were named among the best in Australia and the Pacific.

A "rare" bad day.

My musings on life in Welly

OPINION: Google Maps here is like following the drawing of a distracted chimpanzee.


Dash cam shows Uber crash video

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

Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area just before an Uber SUV strikes her.

Class of 2018: the new SUVs video

What's coming in the world of SUVs this year. A lot. Here's our guide of the SUVs of 2018 - starting with A-F.

Some like it rough: latest Haval H9 seven-seater remains a hard-core off-roader.

Class of 2018: H-J of SUVs video

Everyone wants a new SUV. Here's the H-J of what's coming soon - and what's worth saving your cash for.

stuff nation

My abusive ex wants half stuff nation

She finally left her abusive partner, now he is trying to take half of everything.

I finally left my abusive partner, now he is trying to take half of everything I have.

Going vege at 69 stuff nation

After seven decades of eating meat every day, I gave it up - and I've never felt better.

I had more spare cash at university than I do now - so why am I subsidising students?

Fees free: What about me? stuff nation

I had more spare cash at university than I do now - so why am I subsidising students?


Parker's elbow problems

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker reportedly underwent double elbow surgery in December.

Just days out from Joshua fight, Kiwi's boss set to confirm successful surgery for his persistent arm injuries.

Storm dominate Cowboys

North Queensland coach accuses team of believing media hype after seventh straight loss to Storm.

Mark Stoneman's expression sums up England's day.

England search for answers

'It simply wasn't good enough,' says coach Trevor Bayliss after they were out for 58 on horror first day.


Ardern goes walkabout

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has put herself an a difficult position on whether to end oil exploration, whether the ...

OPINION: New Government is creating uncertainty, which for business is worse than bad news.

My musings on life in Wellington

A "rare" bad day.

OPINION: Google Maps here is like following the drawing of a distracted chimpanzee.

Facebook's crisis of confidence

Facebook, and its founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, was in a completely different space only a year ago.

OPINION: Facebook's crisis proves - yet again - why we should all be checking our relationship status with the platform.

Sexual choking shouldn't be normal

Sexual choking is trendy, which is 50 Shades of screwed up.

OPINION: One minute you're lying there having sex; the next, hands are pressing down around your neck.

good reads

A tale of two golf courses video

Tara Iti Golf Club in all its glory.

Expensive American-owned courses lured Barack Obama to Northland - but real golf doesn't look like that.

Facebook hit where it hurts video

Investors were never going to be too concerned about Facebook's scandals until they started affecting its business.

Investors ignored all the disturbing revelations about Facebook, until now.

Can you take pictures on planes?

In New Zealand, passengers who take photos on planes in a personal capacity are unlikely to run into privacy issues.

A passenger who snapped a few pics of a plane's interior recently found out the hard way.

Plus-size fashion empowers

Meagan Kerr (Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Kahungunu) started her blog, this is Meagan Kerr, to advise women with bodies like hers ...

'When I'm wearing clothes that express my personality, that makes me feel like I can take on the world.'

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NZ finally says #metoo

Alison Mau has received hundreds of messages from women affected by sexual harassment.

OPINION: Hundreds of women have already come forward with harrowing sexual harassment stories, writes investigation head Alison Mau.

#MeTooNZ: Speaking out isn't easy video

The woman who lifted the lid on sexual harassment at the Human Rights Commission has quit her job. But the man who did ...

OPINION: Perpetrators of sexual harassment have long found safety in power. Now, women and men subjected to sexual harassment are finding power in the safety of numbers.

There's good, bad and ugly men

Protests have taken place all over the world since the emergence of the #MeToo movement.

OPINION:The #MeToo movement is good thing, as long as it doesn't tar all men with the 'Weinstein' brush.

Ali Mau's #metoonz project video

Alison Mau is a regular columnist for Stuff and the Sunday Star-Times.

Broadcaster Alison Mau has launched a #MeToo investigation in New Zealand.


Creepy doll's head planters

It's gardening decor - for the morbidly-minded.

Part cutesy, part queasy, overall they're definitely creepy. Perhaps that's the point.

Boozy axe throwing takes off video

Axe throwing could be the lawn bowls of the 21st Century.

Latest trend in US pub games combines sharp objects and beer - "it's bowling 2.0".

Sausage sizzles and nudists

The Auckland Outdoor Naturist Club is throwing open the gates and encouraging kiwis to have a look at what naturism has ...

People expect "mad hippies" running around, but the naturist club say they are a family-friendly community.

Giant inflatable duck missing off WA coast

Anyone see an inflatable duck like this one off the coast of Perth. Cockburn Masters Swimming Club is keen to know where ...

Daphne was hungry for freedom "and she just bolted" into the ocean.


Life with post-partum psychosis

The new mum had begun seeing terrifying demons flying around her home, and she feared they would attack her baby.

The new mum had begun seeing terrifying demons flying around her home, and she feared they would attack her baby.

Motherhood is exactly like a job

Yep, this is a job.

Motherhood is not a job, you say? Actually, it's like being self-employed and never taking a holiday.

Monkey bars help your child's brain stuff nation

Monkey bars are a great way for children to develop their motor skills and visual hand eye-co-ordination.

 Give children the time to walk themselves, let them help you carry the groceries, slow down and let them move.

Why 3 women left their children

Mothers who leave their children get very little support and are often judged for their decision. (file photo)

Most kids of divorce live with their mum. So for women who go against the norm, life can be tough.

kiwi traveller

Female solo caravanning: is it safe? stuff nation

Karen Nisbet has been blogging about her experiences on the road.

Karen Nisbet travels around NZ on her own and there's one question she gets asked all the time.

Alternatives to abandoned Air NZ routes

The Thermal Explorer highway takes you through some truly explosive scenery.

Axed services could be a blessing in disguise if you like to travel on the cheap or enjoy the scenic route.

Insider tip: Seoul

Seoul is one of Asia's hidden gems.

The South Korean capital is one of Asia's hidden gems.

Ask an expert: Oman

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat.

Oman is blessed with Unesco-listed forts and castles, a stunning landscape and intriguing traditional culture.

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