George Floyd's death has sparked days of protests in the US.

Floyd 'died of asphyxiation' video

7:58 AM  Family autopsy over George Floyd's death in US police custody clashes with official version.

Level 1 early move? video

Thousands marched peacefully through the country's largest city.

5 min ago  Jacinda Ardern hints at an earlier-than-expected move into Covid-19 Alert Level 1.

Awarded $28k for dismissal video

8 min ago  Language tutor called restructure a sham and claimed he was unfairly dismissed.

First the rain, then bitter cold

10 min ago  Winter is coming, with widespread frosts expected and single digit temps for much of NZ.

Stroke diagnosed as migraine video

2 min ago  Medical staff "missed opportunities" which may have saved dad of three's life, coroner finds.

Struggling eateries on $100 a day video

8:56 AM  Some restaurants making as little as $100 a day as sales plummet due to alert level 2 restrictions.

coronavirus

Kiwis were kind in lockdown video

Two brothers look outside from their bubble.

Bubble study proves we're a thoughtful lot - just not towards checkout operators or nurses.

South Africans' desperate dash

A repatriation flight from Brisbane awaits, but anxious South Africans are hoping they can make it on time.

Europeans soaked up sun in the first holiday weekend since restrictions were eased.

Europe's virus hotspots reopen video

Economic pressure sees easing lockdowns, but scientists warn against moving too quickly.

national

Search for missing tramper begins

Search and rescue efforts start for a missing tramper in Ruahine Forest Park.

16 min ago  Police and SAR volunteers begin their search for a tramper washed away down a river in Hawke's Bay.

James Cameron back in NZ

8:17 AM  Director and his crew in Wellington for a 14-day isolation period before filming can resume.

Police have identified the man who could not recall his personal details after being hit by a car.

Mystery man hit by car identified

7:34 AM  He could not remember who he was after being struck on May 29.

climate change

Auckland's water problem needs new ideas video

22-05-20 Stuff Image David White/Stuff.The Lower Nihotupu Dam in Parau. Auckland worst drought has seen dam levels fall ...

Two years in a row nature has warned Aucklanders about the risks to its water supply, so why do we still have issues?

'Tough decisions' for coastal communities

Coromandel's mayor refused to acknowledge climate change. Now her council is preparing to move houses to higher ground.

Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr says the Covid-19 lockdown provided people with some time to consider what's important for our ...

Lockdown 'reboots' our thinking

Time's right for return to sustainable living, says waka voyager honoured over Queen's Birthday weekend.

business

Muller's $10k policy divides video

Tony Alexander says the policy is an incentive to lay off workers then hire new ones.

Payment for new workers could be abused, economist says.

Businesses need the A-team on board video

OPINION: Now is not the time for companies to scrap diversity and inclusion plans.

West Auckland's Kelston Mall has sold for $43.4 million.

Bayleys makes $100m in retail sales video

Two of the five properties sold included Countdown supermarkets.

homed

Pick the perfect winter bedding video

Getting your bedding right will help you achieve maximum warmth this winter.

Step aside, hot water bottle - these bedding tricks will help give you the cosiest bed ever.

Finding the right family rental video

This is your guide to finding a home that suits the whole family as well as your budget.

Economist Brad Olsen, from Infometrics, said the property market seemed to be "barrelling on" even though the economic ...

House sellers confident: Can it last? video

Warning full economic impact of Covid-19 hasn't yet been felt.

Prosper

TSB launch Good Stuff grant

TSB chief executive officer Donna Cooper says the new grant comes from the bank's philosophy of profit for purpose.

Fund is designed to turn big ideas into reality as country recovers from Covid-19.

Covid-19 recovery hub launches video

19 min ago  Twizel's Sharon Blanchard transformed her ice cream shop into an economic recovery hub.

Alex Sands at his Hamilton studio. His carving business supplying the tourist market is switching to domestic buyers in ...

Carving a post-covid future video

8:25 AM  If your business relied on events or tourists, what do you do when they disappear?

travel

South Island tourist boom video

As well as heading to tourist hotspots, people enjoyed the warm weather in central Christchurch during the weekend.

NZ's tourist sector received a welcome boost as Kiwis enjoyed the long weekend, but operators are urging locals to keep exploring over winter.

This Euro country is 'virus-free' video

7:59 AM  One small state is throwing open its doors to tourists as a “corona-free'' destination.

Kristen Pankratz, centre, poses with her parents David and Anne on their yacht Amazing Grace in Tahiti.

Stranded in Pacific paradise video

7:33 AM  There are some 550 sailboats currently sheltering in French Polynesia.

Peru-born, New Zealand raised bartender Giancarlo Jesus intends to bring his international expertise back to New Zealand.

OE dreams dashed video

CEO says young Kiwis can harness the power of the interconnected world and make connections now.

Are Auckland's water woes 'just a drought'? video

The Lower Nihotupu Dam in the Waitakere Ranges is only 33 per cent full.

The city's water supply is at its lowest for 26 years and the alarm bells are ringing.

Defence lawyers — saints or scum? video

Defence Lawyers Association of New Zealand spokesman barrister Christopher Stevenson says one of the gains he hopes to ...

Are defence lawyers underpaid saviours, or hired guns who get guilty people off serious crimes?

The day Whakaari erupted video

Tourism operator White Island Flights captured these images of the White Island eruption, pictures Prime Minister ...

Almost six months on from the deadly Whakaari eruption, a number of the key decision makers on the day reflect on the disaster.

Last dance for live music? video

Andre Goldsmith says Covid-19 is destroying a business he has worked 40 years to build.

Events industry veteran says action urgently needed to ensure survival of 40-year business.

world

Singapore Airlines resuming NZ services video

Auckland will see a twice-weekly service, while Christchurch will be once-a-week.

6 min ago  Airline announces a return of scheduled passenger services to Auckland and Christchurch.

Protesters call out Trump play stuff

8:50 AM  Streets packed with protesters in the United States are crying out for Donald Trump to speak publicly on the death of George Floyd.

Demonstrators protest the death of George Floyd.

Sixth night of protests in US play stuff

19 min ago  More protests rage after George Floyd's death, taking place in more than 75 cities across the US, as Trump blames "weak" state governors.

life & style

'Treasure trove' of 20th century fashion

Canterbury Museum curator Jill Haley says Mollie Rodie Mackenzie's collection is impressive in its sheer size and the ...

Browse fabulous frocks, hats, shoes and handbags from bygone eras at an exhibition showcasing one of NZ's most extensive clothing collections.

Gaming obsession is making my son rude video

ADVICE: In place of my boy, a raging, rude, deceitful stranger has arrived.

Sit-ups only target a few muscles.

If you want abs, stop doing sit-ups video

You're better off doing anti-rotation exercises.

well & good

Running 100km a day for his son video

Canadian ultramarathoner Dave Proctor and his son Sam, who has a rare disease.

What is hidden beneath Dave Proctor's cowboy hat that makes him so determined?

The diet of a good sleeper video

No doubt many of us have woken up feeling a few Zs short of a picnic – that is how you use that idiom, right?

Two brothers look outside from their bubble.

Kiwis were kind in lockdown video

Bubble study proves we're a thoughtful lot - just not towards checkout operators or nurses.

food & wine

My Food Bag - Hotdogs and fries will cut the mustard

Chicago-style hotdogs with homemade pickles and skinny fries.

Serve rolls filled with sausages, onion, salsa, pickles and sauces. Serve fries on the side.

From benefit to business empire video

Sarah Page is known as Christchurch's vegan cheese lady. But while learning to reinvent the wheel, she had "absolutely nothing".

Kiwi revolutionised wine bars in London

Afghani leg of lamb

nz farmer

Farmers hit the road for Moving Day video

Lily Jarrett on the move with cows in South Canterbury.

For years, dairy farming's traditional moving day went off without a hitch. Then came two diseases in as many years.

Wild about wilding pines

The Southland District Council has granted consent for an invasive tree species to be planted on a high country station.

Breeding generations of success

Gong for dairy research

entertainment

Floyd was part of legendary hip hop crew video

George Floyd complained to the officer kneeling on his neck that he couldn't breathe. He died in police custody shortly ...

8:41 AM  A recording of him freestyle rapping under the MC name Big Floyd has been circulating.

Eight great shows to stream this week video

Jennifer Connolly, Anna Paquin and Mark Ruffalo are among the big screen stars now headlining TV shows.

James Cameron and Jon Landau arrive in Wellington. Jon Landau Instagram post.

Avatar's James Cameron back in NZ

8:17 AM  The director and his crew are now in Wellington for a 14-day isolation period before filming can resume.

Bravo

Lewis Hamilton calls on fellow athletes to speak out about injustice

Image-E!

12 min ago  Taking to Instagram, Lewis Hamilton condemned his fellow Formula 1 drivers for not speaking out against injustice in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich break up: Relive their romance

8:40 AM  Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich announced their decision to separate ahead of their third wedding anniversary.

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Kacey Musgraves vows to break the 'disgusting' cycle caused by racism and 'systemic privilege'

8:54 AM  Kacey Musgraves has shared that she's outraged and sad following the death of George Floyd. Read her statement on racism and systemic privilege.

parenting

Why Amazon's Little Fires will spark debate video

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington headline Little Fires Everywhere.

REVIEW: It seems destined to be this year’s Big Little Lies, even if, at times, it feels more like Desperate Housewives.

The price of pornography

How to discuss sexuality, pleasure and consent with our children.

My wife is a pathological liar

Name change for Musk's X Æ A-12 video

oddstuff

Miracle feijoa sells for $50

Carl Meyer found this feijoa, allegedly shaped like a kiwi. He is selling it with the money going to charity.

Is it a sign from the heavens? If so, what are the gods playing at with this feijoa shaped like a kiwi?

Peat roads shrink

Proper repairs can't be made until spring or early summer.

Two-year search for fave jumper video

Surprise in donated gardening manual

technology

Trump's tweet 'glorifies violence'

Twitter has placed a notice on a tweet by US President Donald Trump that says it "violated the Twitter Rules about ...

Twitter adds rule-violation notice to US president's tweet in which he says "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" regarding the protests over George Floyd's death.

Tony Hawks 'Pro Skater' series returns

Developers are bringing the beloved series back this year with remastered visuals and gameplay.

Police officer Ajaib Singh shared a video of a man in Ludhiana, Punjab, on TikTok that helped him reconnect with his ...

Family spot missing dad on video

He'd been stranded on the other side of India for two years. Then a policeman made a TikTok video.

motoring

Honda's Bathurst dream

Lego Mount Hondarama Bathurst Honda

8:30 AM  No, the Japanese manufacturer isn't looking to conquer Bathurst. It has built it out of Lego instead.

Five wonderfully weird Renaults video

Renault has been very good at building weird cars. Here are five of the weirdest.

Ford Mustang High Performance 2.3L

Ford's pony doesn't need a V8 video

Is a Ford Mustang with a Focus RS engine a 'proper' Mustang? You better believe it.

stuff nation

Teachers speak, but are ignored stuff nation

Teachers currently pay a registration fee of $220.80 every three years.

OPINION: The Teaching Council does not represent the interests of teachers at all. It's time for change.

The day the world came back to life stuff nation

OPINION: After 9/11, something quite amazing happened in America. People were extraordinarily kind. We need that unity now.

Communities in Malawi struggle to survive as recurring droughts, floods and cyclones wreak havoc on their crops, but ...

Malawi's hunger crisis stuff nation

OPINION: Communities struggle to survive as droughts, floods and cyclones wreak havoc on their crops, but there's something Kiwis can do to help.

sport

SA set for Super Rugby exit? video

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi would be a hit in Europe with the Stormers.

Stalled tournament in Covid-19 crisis sees momentum build for shift north, as early as next year.

Carter on starring at 40 video

8:01 AM  AB great insists age no barrier for wise and motivated players.

Warriors prop Agnatius Paasi, pictured during a pre-season trial in Rotorua, will miss the Penrith match after a ...

Warriors lose another prop video

7:34 AM  Agnatius Paasi accepts ban for dangerous contact while Peta Hiku remains in doubt for Panthers clash

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Missing Paralympian's medal muddle

Heneti Morgan represented New Zealand at the 1972 Paralympic Games, 12 years after a car accident left her with tetraplegia

The fascinating story of a Kiwi woman who won silver but came home with bronze.

Covid-19 sees service for terror victims pulled

The Imam of Linwood Islamic Centre, Abdul Alabi Lateef, is concerned about a pull-back of state support.

MSD’s pull-back after lockdown met with confusion and disappointment in Christchurch.

Heads butt over internet-related bill

Minister of Internal Affairs Tracey Martin.

Civil society and tech industry stakeholders are split over a provision in new legislation that would grant the Government the ability to filter the internet.

tarana

Double murderer to be deported video

Kamal Reddy on trial for murder at the High Court in Auckland.

Kamal Reddy killed his girlfriend and her young daughter, but argued he should stay in NZ for family support.

Imported poisonous fish warning

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) issued a warning to the public after fish imported from Fiji and sold from ...

Five people from two families fell ill after eating poisonous fish sold at a Christchurch supermarket.

Fiji's opposition party suspended

Sitiveni Rabuka, embattled leader of the SODELPA Party in Fiji.

SODELPA Party found to be in breach of the Political Parties Act.

PM offers hope for migrants overseas

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

There appears to be a glimmer of hope for work visa holders and students overseas to be able to return to New Zealand.

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