Red meat.

Diet defies health guidelines video

11:30 AM  Ditching red meat for plants tipped to save the planet. So why's it at odds with health guidelines?

NZC's shameful silence

When Scott Kuggeleijn made his Twenty20 international cricket debut earlier this month, his 2017 trial for rape appeared ...

11:30 AM  OPINION: A budding sportsman treats a woman like a piece of trash and now he's a hero. Are we OK with that?

Getaway driver only 11

7 min ago  Two teens who tried to rob a dairy and man at a petrol station were later caught in a stolen getaway car – the driver was only 11.

School stoush escalates

11:23 AM  Parents in stand-off with Helensville School take their complaint to the courts.

NZ deserves better guests video

12:13 PM  OPINION: Tourists need to stop crapping everywhere and treating our place like it's a tip.

'I never said there was no collusion' 

Donald Trump's lawyer says even if the US president colluded with Russia, it's not a crime.

national

Critical injuries in Lime crash

An 18-year-old woman has serious injuries (file photo).

11:57 AM  An 18-year-old has serious injures after a truck collided with a Lime scooter.

Child seen driving on motorway

11:04 AM  The child could be seen on their caregiver's lap, steering the car on busy Auckland road.

The Work and Income building office in Rotorua is in lock down after a threat was made to staff.

Work and Income reopens

11:18 AM  Work and Income building in Rotorua reopens after a lockdown on Friday morning over threats to staff.

    Demand for donor breast milk through the Facebook group is growing rapidly, to the point where it struggles to service ...

    Wet-nursing in the modern age video

    Baby Anne Thompson is reliant on donor breast milk. Tamar McAbee is one mum answering the call.

    NZ Cricket's shameful silence

    When Scott Kuggeleijn made his Twenty20 international cricket debut earlier this month, his 2017 trial for rape appeared ...

    11:30 AM  OPINION: A budding sportsman treats a woman like trash and now he's a hero. Are we OK with that?

    Faces of fatal police chases

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    Almost half of the 27 victims of fatal police pursuits in the past three years have been teenagers.

    A freakish talent

    Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.
NRL Premiership rugby league. Vodafone Warriors v Newcaste Knights. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New ...

    The backyard graft that gave Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck his not-so-secret weapon.

    What to expect on tax video

    31082018 News Photo:?Abigail Dougherty/Stuff. Chairman of the Tax Working Group, Sir Michael Cullen, begins the meeting ...

    The Tax Working Group will deliver its final report on a capital gains tax this month.

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    British ultrarunner breaks record

    She won the race and made history all while expressing breast milk at aid stations along the way.

    Jasmin Paris smashed the existing Montane Spine Race record by half day - all while expressing milk for her baby.

    Trump's State of the Union in peril

    Grand US ritual suffers in shutdown, as President is asked to postpone his address.

    A Blood Moon in the sky over Berlin, Germany in 2018. January's eclipse combines a blood moon with a full super moon.

    'Super blood wolf moon'

    Number of celestial events combine to produce a very rare lunar eclipse next week.

    business

    Easter for sale in January

    Easter Sunday, the traditional day for eating Easter eggs, is 92 days away.

    11:34 AM  Easter eggs and hot cross buns have arrived. Is it too soon?

    Tamihere takes aim at Panuku

    Bitter dispute over proposed housing development in south Auckland looks destined for the courtroom.

    Citi says Australia's property market downturn has been caused by several factors, including tighter lending standards, ...

    Red alert on Aus house prices

    After years of soaring prices, Aussie property is at risk of a record crash in 2019, Citi Research says.

    opinion

    Why I'm 23 and love Coro video

    No matter what happens in my life, I know Liz will always be there, probably pouring pints behind the bar.

    15 min ago  OPINION: Soap operas aren't for everyone, so keep your hate to yourself.

    Airline's treatment of flyers 'outrageous' video

    OPINION: It's hard to imagine why anyone would want to fly Aeromexico.

    Jim Tucker: Rising sea may get most of us

    Stop blaming the police

    good reads

    Democrat paved the way for shutdowns video

    Benjamin Civiletti is sworn in as attorney general during a ceremony at the Justice Department in 1979, with former US ...

    The man who paved the way for US government shutdowns is shocked at what they've become.

    My last ever drink video

    OPINION: I adored drinking. Even by the end, when the physical and emotional damage became untenable, booze never let me down.

    Night to remember on the reef video

    The story of the oldest woman 'fraud' video

    technology

    Hackers steal influencer's Facebook page

    Auckland influencer Raechelle Chase's Facebook page was stolen last month.

    Her usual family photos and inspirational posts about staying fit as a single mum had been replaced with hardcore pornography content.

    How to set rules for kids' tech use video

    Monitoring your children's tech use is a chronic hassle - but it's a necessary one.

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates knows these shortcuts. (File photo)

    Ten shortcuts for Windows

    OPINION: Let's face it, most people use Windows. Here's how to be a shortcut whizz.

    homed

    Tiny, cute and retro bach

    Casey Hilton-Pryor, Tommy Glubb, and Poppy, 18 months enjoy their bach near Picton.

    11:22 AM  This tiny bach overlooking the Marlborough Sounds came complete with everything from cups to kayaks.

    Cottage's $27,000 makeover

    This colour specialist gave her heritage cottage a $27,000 light and bright makeover.

    Dan Bishop on board Maya at a Wellinton marina 17.1.19

    Life on a boat has drawbacks

    Living at a marina can quickly dispel romantic notions, says seasoned yachtie.

    life & style

    Molechecks: are they worth it?

    Men: slather some sunscreen on your bodies. It's good for your health.

    11:14 AM  OPINION: I've noticed slip-slop-slap-wrap reminders are often met with shrugs or eye rolls. 

    My last ever drink video

    OPINION: I adored drinking. Even by the end, when the physical and emotional damage became untenable, booze never let me down.

    We're bowing down to Sarah Paulson this week, while Naomi Watts needs new fabric and Lily-Rose Depp needs a whole new dress.

    Best & worst dressed celebs gallery

    This week, Sarah Paulson is on fire, Naomi Watts comes close and Lily-Rose Depp struggles with a Chanel doormat.

    well & good

    Woman loses third cancer fight

    Auckland woman Mon Macdonald, with her husband of 16 years, Gabe Macdonald. She died on Thursday.

    12:33 PM  Mon Macdonald was told she had just weeks to live when diagnosed with leukemia, but a drug gave her a "bonus" year.

    Loving running without likes

    OPINION: Running has its own online social network, of sorts, which is great - until it’s not.

    Auckland influencer Raechelle Chase's Facebook page was stolen last month.

    Hackers steal influencer's Facebook page

    Her usual family photos and inspirational posts about staying fit as a single mum had been replaced with hardcore pornography content.

    food & wine

    Flat whites under threat video

    Threatened species include the popular commercial coffees arabica and robusta.

    About 60 per cent of the world's wild coffee species - including arabica and robusta - at high risk of extinction, says study.

    Less beef, more beans video

    Limit eggs, only have one hamburger, and less dairy - this is what's now best for our health.

    What's a fair way to split the bill? video

    Plastic bag sales rise after ban

    nz farmer

    National calls fundraiser hypocritical

    Taratahi Agricultural Training College based in Wairarapa went into liquidation in December.

    Labour List MP says he's just trying to help those in need.

    Grief over 'unconventional leader'

    A shearing gang is mourning the loss of a larger-than-life character.

    Dairy prices up on EU clearance

    Salmon products recalled

    entertainment

    Leon Bridges knows he's timeless video

    Leon Bridges' song 'River' took the world by storm in 2015, before doing it again two years later.

    12 min ago   The R&B singer wants his music to live for generations to come.

    Glass offers disappointing Night video

    11:22 AM  REVIEW: I've always been a glass half-full advocate of the film-maker, but this drab disappointment has shattered my faith.

    No matter what happens in my life, I know Liz will always be there, probably pouring pints behind the bar.

    Why I'm 23 and love Coro video

    17 min ago  OPINION: Soap operas aren't for everyone, so keep your hate to yourself.

    travel

    Pacific paradise ruled by a duck video

    It's a hard choice between the resort's pool and exploring the island.

    15 min ago  Niue recently had a national crisis. Trevor, the island's only duck, had run out of water.

    Golden Bay: Fishing success

    As it turns out, you don't need to be a fisherman to reel in lunch for the whole family.

    Floor, curtains, furnishing, bedding, stationary and toiletries alike are vegan-friendly.

    World's first vegan hotel suite video

    11:19 AM  Pineapple fibre furniture and buckwheat pillows abound, and even the check-in is vegan.

    parenting

    How to set rules for kids' tech use video

    You got them that device for Christmas - now it's time to learn about the rule-setting.

    Monitoring your children's tech use is a chronic hassle - but it's a necessary one.

    The path of least sleep resistance

    Everyone loves summer, writes Elise Vollweiler, but as the day turns into night, your little darlings can become wee devils.

    Are you really a 'single mother'?

    Four ways to teach kids healthy habits

    oddstuff

    Clean laundry starts cafe fire video

    The washing came out of the dryer at around 3pm and one of the owners became aware of the fire at around 6.30pm on Wednesday.

    12:01 PM  A basket of warm washing is to blame for a fire that has temporarily closed a Taranaki cafe.

    Women twerk on moving car

    "You are supposed to be in your car when you drive," Police spokesperson says after dangerous stunt in the US.

    Trump-trashing obit sparks stoush

    Giant rare ice disk pulls the crowds

    motoring

    McLaren's cut-price Senna video

    Missed out on the limited run of McLaren Sennas? Well now you can get your hands on one for considerably less than ...

    McLaren has revealed a cut-price version of the Senna that costs 1/60,000th of the price of the original.

    Car-sales duds of 2018 video

    Tom Petty reckoned even the losers could be winners sometimes. Do new vehicle sales stats support this?

    Big grilles are the order of the day with the German manufacturers. Audi does make it work rather well on the Q8.

    SUV? Coupe? Q8 doesn't care

    Audi's Q8 has landed to take on the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe. It has already won the beauty contest though.

    stuff nation

    Get kids back in sport stuff nation

    Flowers and messages surround the tree in Christchurch where three teenagers died after a police pursuit.

    It's a small step but the impact of getting kids back into sport could be huge, a parent writes.

    Self-driving not the answer stuff nation

    OPINION: Self-driving cars could one day be lifesavers on our roads, but that day will come far too late.

    Craig Mcallister, 13, Brooklyn Taylor, 13, and Glen Mcallister, 16, died in a crash after fleeing police in Christchurch ...

    Preventing fatal police chases stuff nation

    People keep dying in crashes following police pursuits. Should we do things differently?

    sport

    Newcomer stakes his claim video

    Lachlan Burr.

    There were big wraps on him coming through the grades, now Lachlan Burr says he's ready to hit those heights for the Warriors.

    Anderson's red-ball U-turn

    Having opted out of red-ball cricket this season, Corey Anderson is set to return, as he pushes hard for a World Cup spot.

    Brisbane Heat coach Daniel Vettori had more sympathy with the match officials.

    Legends lock horns video

    Former NZ team-mates clash as Brisbane blackout ends Big Bash contest after Brendon McCullum was out.

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    Starfish hit by climate change

    Star fish in research tanks ready for examination.

    Sea stars survive in warmer seas but it's slowing them down, Kiwi researchers find.

    Flat whites under threat video

    Threatened species include the popular commercial coffees arabica and robusta.

    About 60 per cent of the world's wild coffee species - including arabica and robusta - at high risk of extinction, says study.

    Wanted: Tree planters for $400 a day video

    Patrick Murray, of Murrays Nurseries at Woodville, has doubled plantings of pinus radiata from 5 million to 10m trees in ...

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    Victims in court: Judge for yourself video

    Before giving evidence in her sexual abuse trial, the court victims adviser told 23-year-old "J" to be careful about how ...

    Sex crime cases where juries are more likely to obsess about whether the victim is a virgin and on the length of her skirt.

    Finding the power of speech

    Saying not a word, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Nantucket District Courthouse.

    OPINION: I have three young boys; by speaking now about my experiences, I believe it will become easier to talk to them about growing up to be good men.

    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.

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    Island dweller Jenny Nicholls finds places she's never heard of on Waiheke.

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    Damage in Christchurch's Manchester Street looking north from the Worcester Street intersection after the Canterbury quakes

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    Peter Williams on his radio move video

    Peter Williams at home in Mt Maunganui.

    ''If I've developed a persona over time as the straight-up news presenter, then this year I might upset a few people.''

    Life-threatening IUD nightmare

    Chanelle McGlue believes her IUD made her sick.

    Within two months of getting an IUD, Wellington woman Chanelle McGlue was in a coma.

    homes to love

    Tiny, cute and retro bach

    Casey Hilton-Pryor, Tommy Glubb, and Poppy, 18 months enjoy their bach near Picton.

    This tiny bach overlooking the Marlborough Sounds came complete with everything from cups to kayaks.

    Cottage's $27,000 makeover

    Davina Harper has created a neutral oasis in her Auckland cottage.

    This colour specialist gave her heritage cottage a $27,000 light and bright makeover.

    food to love

    Salmon products recalled

    New Zealand King Salmon has recalled two products because they may contain listeria.

    New Zealand King Salmon has recalled two products because they may contain listeria.

    Cauliflower salad with spicy twist

    Indian haloumi toss salad with cauliflower and herby yoghurt.

    Refreshing salad quick and easy to make.

    beauty heaven

    Earlobe fillers are now a thing

    "These are really young, fashionable women who are wearing large statement earrings that can be quite heavy."

    "These are really young, fashionable women who are wearing large statement earrings that can be quite heavy."

    5 hot hat trends for summer

    The oversized straw hat - super glam and offers the best protection.

    Even if you're not a "hat person", here's 5 ways to bring your style to another level.

    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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    1080: The reality

    Many opponents of 1080 suggest using traps, which is prohibitively expensive, writes Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng.

    OPINION: Why we can't leave our vulnerable native species to fend for themselves in forests where predators roam.

    The year ahead in politics

    After a tough 2018, both the Government and the Opposition have plenty of spadework to do in 2019.

    OPINION: After a brutal 2018, both the Government and Opposition have a hard slog ahead before election year.

    NZ’s rarest bird on the brink

    Concerns over the fairy tern have prompted the Department of Conservation to re-establish a specific recovery group.

    Extinction appears closer for New Zealand's rarest bird, but DOC says help is on the way.

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