Johnny Danger 'dead in crash'

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7 min ago  Popular social media star Johnny "Danger" Bennett killed in motorbike crash in north Auckland, his friend says.

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At least 100 complaints have been received about damage from the roads.

Downer botched a reseal, damaging 100 cars in Kāpiti. It sent the owners cleaning products.

Shane Jones softens the line

Shane Jones at an event announcing funding for projects in Taranaki from the provincial growth fund. In an interview ...

NZ First MP Shane Jones says he wants to campaign for politicians to have more influence over public sector.

Sunwolves won't surprise Canes

Ihaia West, now at the Hurricanes, knows what it is like to be beaten soundly by the Sunwolves.

5:56 PM  Hurricanes wary of the Sunwolves' "random acts of greatness", something Ihaia West knows all about.

They jailed wrong man

Tyson Redman spent two and a half years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Now he's been awarded $550,000 in ...

Tyson Redman spent two and a half years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Now he's been awarded $550,000.

national

New push for Te Mata track

Te Mata Peak Peoples Track Society founders, George Williams, Xan Harding and Rebecca McNeur, who launched the petition ...

5:50 PM  A new society has thrown its weight behind the controversial track on the Hawke's Bay peak.

Recap: Anzac Day 

Live coverage of ANZAC Commemorations from Gallipoli.

The display will be on again tonight from 6pm until midnight.

Bridge hosts Anzac light show video

Anzacs honoured by a spectacular light and sound show on the Auckland Harbour Bridge on Wednesday.

Video

Ex ABs coach laces up boots

Sir Graham Henry can sidestep the Wallabies assistant coach - but not the photograph hunters.

special projects

Heavy Metal: Murder on a Sunday

John Reynolds, 55, was found dead at his business, Garden City Scrap, at 220 Hazeldean Rd, Sydenham, on April 28, 1996. ...

From the makers of Black Hands comes a new story of murder, dodgy deals and a murky past.

Heavy Metal: A family waits

Two decades ago Frances Muir got a call about her hardcase older brother. "He's dead." She still has questions.

The Wahine sinking claimed 53 lives, but everyday heroes saved many more.

Into the arms of strangers

The Wahine sinking claimed 53 lives, but everyday heroes saved many more.

stuff circuit

'Just call it a terrible accident'

Prayer Ready

When Prayer Ready died, the Gloriavale leadership rallied around.

The Valley episode 1: Enduring Freedom

NZ's military history is full of heroism and sacrifice. But what aren't we being told?

According to the book Hit and Run, three-year-old Fatima was killed during a New Zealand SAS raid in Afghanistan. Now ...

Missing the target

ANALYSIS: Kudos to the Government for seeking answers to questions raised in Hit and Run but it has blatantly ignored an opportunity.

world

Anzac tour bus burns

Everyone on board escaped unhurt, but the luggage was lost and many also lost their passports, phones and wallets.

The tyres popped in the heat as the glass shattered and melted forcing an Anzac tour group to bolt from a burning bus in Turkey.

Racial profiling hits US golf course video

They were part of an experienced golfing team, but the club's owners didn't think so - and called the police.

Elianna Grace got a mouthful of pool water trying to blow a geyser of water with a pool noodle.

Pool water nearly killed her girl

A US girl breathed in instead of blowing water out of a pool noodle. Her mum's memory of a mysterious death saved her life.

business

The $1500 social media rant

The Employment Relations Authority ordered Aucklander Toi Moerua to pay his former employer $1500 after breaching a ...

5:42 PM  A man's 'exaggerated' rant against his former employer that disclosed a confidential payout landed him in court.

KiwiSaver's family blind spot

Retirement tool developed by "white, middle-class Pakeha males" with little regard for collective wealth, expert says.

My Box chief executive Krish Reddy says the company's New Zealand operations will be wrapped up in 90 days.

My Box sold to Chinese buyer

The firm has been involved in a legal dispute with Sky over claims it is pre-loaded with piracy software.

technology

My Box sold to Chinese buyer

My Box chief executive Krish Reddy says the company's New Zealand operations will be wrapped up in 90 days.

The firm has been involved in a legal dispute with Sky over claims it is pre-loaded with piracy software.

Can Spark fix Lightbox’s tech in time?

OPINION: Spark may need a major rebrand if its vaunted Rugby World Cup app doesn't remotely deliver come 2019.

Facebook is shining a light on how and why it bans some content.

Facebook reveals why it bans

It was just one page in 2008 - now a decade on, Facebook's content policy and moderation guidelines number 27 pages.

homed

Adele's home on market for $14m

Adele once called Lock House in West Sussex her country home.

Sweeping gardens, 10 bedrooms and total privacy can be yours for $14.3 million.

Should we all sleep in single beds?

It can be lonely sleeping on your own, but flying solo can have its advantages.

The ”IMBY” is easy to assemble, say its designers.

Cabin with no nails, no glue gallery

A Sydney architect's invention lets you create an extra room from a kit

life & style

A dad joke gone horribly wrong video

A lot of people didn't find Jay Feely's joke very funny.

OPINION: Playing around with threats of violence and treating young women as property just isn't funny.

The new Buzzy Bee royal gift

Talk about pressure - sewing for the Royal Family is right up there.

Everyone had an opinion on the first lady's hat.

Melania's hat steals the show video

Whether they loved it or hated it, the first lady's chapeau certainly got people talking.

well & good

Syphillis doubled in NZ since 2015

The threat of syphillis is very real - use a condom every time if you do have a change in partner, and ask your GP or ...

Latest figures suggest we could be on the brink of a significant outbreak of syphillis. No wonder the Ministry of Health is concerned.

How alcohol ruined me stuff nation

At the depths of my addiction, I just wanted to drink to oblivion so I wouldn't have to feel.

Is a nice stroll enough to confer the life-saving benefits we know come from exercise?

Is walking enough exercise?

Is a nice stroll enough to confer the life-saving benefits we know come from exercise?

food & wine

Feijoa cake a family favourite

Feijoa cake with lemon macadamia icing.

Feijoa cake with lemon and macadamia icing is a firm favourite in my household, but for chocolate lovers a ganache coating is delicious too.

Anything but pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup becomes monotonous, but what else can we fall back on during winter?

Tea for two - muffins & martini

Picking up good vibrations

nz farmer

M bovis slows farm sales

The impact of Mycoplasma bovis has started to hit the rural property market.

Farm sales fall 11 per cent over the past three months partly because of the cattle disease.

Farm shed gives up old Dodge

Why has a 1929 Dodge remained hidden away in a Waikato farm shed?

Infatuated with fodder beet

2nd chance for young farmer

entertainment

Madonna loses auction battle video

Madonna tried to stop the auction house from selling her personal items.

Judge rules auction house can sell Madonna's personal items, including a love letter, undies and hairbrush.

Taika snaps winning hearts

Kiwi director Taika Waititi continues to win hearts in Hollywood - this time at the Avengers premiere.

No-one expected to see Quentin Tarantino and Leonardo DiCaprio at CinemaCon.

Tarantino teases new film video

CinemaCon's biggest surprise? Quentin Tarantino and Leonardo DiCaprio.

travel

Kiwi on epic journey stranded

Adam chilling in the mountains of Tajikistan.

Adam Glover has ridden up and down the Americas but has hit a hurdle ahead of his return to NZ.

Kiwis sell everything to travel video

Jen and Jamie are selling their home and heading off to travel the world with just 14kg of hand luggage.

Tom Coull, left, reacts as training officer Russell Harris acts out a scenario at the Use of Force Training Experience ...

Museum where you play cop video

A Las Vegas exhibit gives you a taste of what it's like to be a frontline police officer.

motoring

Volvo Ambience really cares video

Occupant can choose from seven different themes that includes visuals, music and even scent.

Passenger can change the cabin mood with a mobile app.

1 in 3 road deaths had no seatbelts video

Drivers heading to work, tourists, rural dwellers and elderly all ignoring safety warnings to buckle up.

H9 is the third SUV from Chinese brand Haval to be launched in New Zealand.

Review - Haval H9 SUV delights

Review - Chinese brand ups its Kiwi efforts with full-size seven-seater.

stuff nation

Alcohol ruined me stuff nation

I drank alone. Beer was expensive, so I drank cheap wine. (File photo)

At the depths of my addiction, I just wanted to drink to oblivion so I wouldn't have to feel.

Dear Jacinda, help us stuff nation

Piper was two when she suddenly couldn't grip a spoon. She's improved, but she shouldn't be the exception.

One in five Kiwi kids are bullied at school, and the problem doesn't end in the playground. (File photo)

Bully or bullied: Your story stuff nation

One in five Kiwi kids are bullied at school, and the problem doesn't end in the playground. Share your experience with us.

sport

Ex ABs coach laces up boots video

Sir Graham Henry, now 71, played first XV rugby for Christchurch Boys' High School.

7 min ago  Sir Graham Henry can sidestep the Wallabies assistant coach - but not the photograph hunters.

Big risks with Kiwis candidates

OPINION: Top coaches may have applied to be the Kiwis coach, but will they hang around?

Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi is likely to get an All Blacks call-up for the France series.

Hard calls coming for ABs

OPINION: Almost 50 per cent of the 2017 ABs won't be named for June series, writes Paul Cully.

opinion

Hurry up and ditch plastic bags

Fifteen months seems like a ridiculously long time to phase out plastic bags.

OPINION: How many plastic bags were handed out while the two supermarket giants made up their mind?

No shame in seeking help

Feilding's dawn parade last year.

OPINION: Our Defence Force personnel should not feel they have to stay silent.

The Government of the cities

Winston Peters has been kept busy with his foreign affairs commitments.

OPINION: NZ First rode to power on the back of "the regions", but the coalition has turned a different way.

Trump 'won't run in 2020'

Republicans have been silent when asked whether they will support a 2020 reelection for Trump.

OPINION: Whether it's the Cohen investigation, Nikki Haley or his own words, it seems that Trump's time could be nearing an end.

good reads

The forgotten Titanic survivors video

The Six documentary is in production and is to be released this year or next.

Why you've never heard of six Chinese men who survived the sinking of the Titanic.

The ancient tourist site altering history

Diriyah is a Unesco World Heritage site.

Diriyah may not feature on many bucket lists, but Saudi Arabia is hoping to change perceptions.

Kiwi legionnaires remember

Raymond Trembath saw active service in war zones around the world.

A group of Kiwis soldiers who fought for the French Foreign Legion will be observing their own historic battle this week.

Children belong at school, not war video

Jackson and Ganiko were best friends when they served together with the armed group.

Joseph was 15 when he was taken from his home and his family, and given a gun.

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'Sexy' law students ranked online

Auckland University law student Francy Sulikosky says a scathing report on sexism in the law school has helped make it a ...

A scathing report on sexism at Auckland University's Law School has sparked change.

Lawyers shocked from complacency

University of Auckland Law School is trying to remedy problems os sexism and harassment identified in a major report.

OPINION: Lawyers may not yet know how to fix their problem, but they know they have to find a way.

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.

oddstuff

Leave your onesies at home video

Your onesie is no good here. Dress up for this picture house.

Your pyjamas, onesies and gumboots are not welcome at this cinema - and now the whole world knows.

Firefighters save daring dogs

Baz and Sammie after they were rescued in Kerikeri.

Two small dogs sparked a firefighter call out after becoming trapped on a ledge in Kerikeri.

A story about a stoned raccoon video

A severely stoned raccoon was brought into a rural US fire station was said to be "lethargic".

An unusual pair showed up, pre-dawn, at rural US fire station last week.

Voila! Behind the magician's curtain video

Magic takes on many forms, but essentially it's the illusion of something mysterious or supernatural that captures an ...

SPOILER ALERT: Rabbits, hats and padlocked chests. We reveal the secrets behind five famous magic tricks.

Parenting

Stop the epidural shaming

Why should women be pressured to have a natural birth?

OPINION: I could probably handle a drug-free labour and delivery - I just don't want to. And I shouldn't have to.

Realities of a blended family

Greg Crayford, partner Fran Rigby and her step children  Georgia-Grace Crayford (18-left) & Ella Rigby-Crayford (14).

Blended families are an exercise in commitment, compromise and coping with chaos.

Boozy mum culture's gone too far

Addiction experts and those who have battled addiction themselves say the trend minimises the dangers of drinking to excess.

Addiction experts and those who have battled addiction themselves say the trend minimises the dangers of drinking to excess.

When good mums are bad friends

Mums are expected to give everything they've got to their kids. So what's left for their friends?

OPINION: It's easy to think you won't change after having kids. But you will.

kiwi traveller

Insider tip: Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a perfect base for exploring Joshua Tree National Park.

The Californian desert city is a mecca for architecture lovers and Instagram-savvy visitors.

Hiking the Garden of Eden stuff nation

Fusine Lakes.

On the Alpe Adria trail, Ocean Patrice Belcher is on a journey of discovery between borders and cultures.

An overlooked French Riviera gem stuff nation

Beautiful narrow, cobbled streets take you through the heart of the village.

Kirsty Gordge finds an underrated medieval village 20 minutes from bustling Monaco.

Stargazing in Mackenzie Country

Mt Cook as seen from the popular Hooker Valley walk.

Play in the snow and wallow in the spectacular views within the Mackenzie Basin.

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