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How does coronavirus compare? 

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'I have coronavirus' video

A bus carrying passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship leaves a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

The sickest I've ever been was when I had bronchitis several years ago. This has been much easier: no chills, no body aches.

Live: Black Caps v India

Black Caps openers look to leave hosts on top after India rolled for 242.

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Virus reached five new countries in 24 hours. Follow live map to see where it's arisen.

Stockpiling closes supermarket

Auckland store almost ran out of everything thanks to customers' bulk-buying.

Lotto: Record $50m up for grabs

The largest Powerball jackpot in history must be won tonight.

national

Monitoring after coronavirus flight

The Ministry of Health's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said swine flu research is behind the decision ...

About 23 people were seated near the coronavirus patient during the flight to Auckland. They are being monitored.

Large fire in Northland

5:50 PM  Three helicopters and four fire crews are battling a 100 x 50m blaze on the side of a Northland mountain.

Auckland City Hospital where the patient is being treated in isolation.

NZ's first coronavirus case

Patient in their 60s in Auckland hospital is a NZ citizen who flew into the country from Iran, via Bali.

climate change

Reversing climate doom

Nelson City Council's new climate champion Chris Cameron describes as "empowering" a community-led forum, launching on ...

Responding to climate change is not "all gloom and doom" says Nelson's new climate champion.

Water leaks up in drought-hit city video

Up to 360,000 litres has disappeared down the drain while Aucklanders reuse their shower water for gardening.

In the early 80s, science, politics and industry agreed about climate change. So what went wrong? Nathaniel Rich lays it ...

Book review: Losing Earth

In the early 80s, science, politics and industry agreed about climate change. So what went wrong?

business

Weaning Lotto off jackpot dependency

More people buy tickets when Lotto jackpots hit double figures.

Many only buy tickets for big jackpots, but the Lottery Commission wants to change that.

Don't let virus rule your investing

OPINION: It's emotionally easy to sell when markets are falling, but ignore that scared voice in your head.

On Saturday, the jackpot is making history with $50 million up for grabs. But if you're not organised enough to purchase ...

Lotto website ready for the crowds?

Get your tickets early, because high demand could stop you buying online.

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Nurture with nature indoors video

Miranda Brown at work in her Cooper's Creek home

The natural world is artist Miranda Brown's wheelhouse, so it's only natural it inspires her wallpaper and decor designs.

Jonah Lomu's home for sale

Rugby legend Jonah Lomu paid $1m for this Wellington mansion 20 years ago when he was 25.

Some of the myths swirling around our laundry habits often result in dirtier clothes and wasted time.

The 3 biggest laundry myths video

Some of the myths swirling around our laundry habits often result in dirtier clothes and wasted time.

travel

Travel guide for lottery winners

Necker Island and a private Gulfstream jet. Where do I sign up?

Now that your win on Saturday is all but inevitable, let us help lighten some of that $50 million.

Why Canggu is so hot right now

What used to be a sleepy surf spot is now a fave of digital nomads and Instagrammers.

Due to coronavirus concerns, Disney fans will have to wait to visit Tokyo Disneyland.

Coronavirus: Tokyo Disneyland closes video

Elevated risk of infection in crowded venues prompts popular Japanese attraction to shut its doors for two weeks.

There are more than 83,000 confirmed cases globally.

Coronavirus: Need to know

Here's everything you need to know about the Covid-19 outbreak and how you can protect yourself.

A town out of water

A sign near Dannevirke. The Tararua District as a whole is on a total hosing ban.

While a small town faces water shortages, irrigators continue turning pasture green.

Alone on the land video

Philip says a yak over a few beers used to be the best way to share your problems but younger farmers are migrating to ...

Some rural neighbours don't speak face to face much because they're on social media. For some it's a recipe for isolation, for others, a lifesaver.

Ladyhawke reveals her struggle with anxiety video

Pip Brown says her anxiety first became an issue as she went through puberty.

"I've been through everything. I've been medicated. I've done all the things that you can possibly think of for anxiety."

NZ First Foundation: full donor list

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters continues to assert his party's donations regime, which included an external ...

Billionaires, business magnates, and a wealthy chicken farmer are just some of New Zealand's elite backing Winston Peters.

world

Can you catch coronavirus twice?

Auckland University's Dr Helen Petousis-Harris says the reported case of someone getting coronavirus twice could be an ...

Reports of a woman catching the virus twice shouldn't be cause for concern, experts here say.

Coronavirus: Emirates' cleaning procedures

The passenger stopped in Dubai and Bali en route to Auckland.

Jacinda Ardern, the NZ Prime Minister, and the Minster of Health David Clark visited the Health Line call centre in ...

Coronavirus: Man on Emirates flight self isolates

"I don't know how I'll pay my bills but I won't take the chance," says man who shared a flight with the coronavirus patient.

life & style

'Anger' over Harry, Meghan security bill video

Harry and Meghan may be partially based in Canada, but the country will not pay for their security much longer.

Canada won't pay for the soon-to-be-not-royal couple's security, but the UK shouldn't have to either, says royal expert.

Why quitting is sometimes for the best

Meghan and Harry have quit the royals. Maybe they're onto something.

On Saturday, the jackpot is making history with $50 million up for grabs. But if you're not organised enough to purchase ...

Lotto website ready for the crowds?

Get your tickets early, because high demand could stop you buying online.

well & good

The dodgy pills of the summer

The Yellow Ironman pill has about 250mg of MDMA.

Toothpaste, bath salts and triple doses of MDMA have been found in pills at NZ festivals.

Dying mum's final gift for daughters

Realising she would soon lose the ability to speak, an Auckland mother recorded songs for her daughters.

Karen Effie is a death care worker who says we need to talk about death more.

Death and the maiden

Deathcare work is the future ''way to go'' for "psychonaut" and funeral celebrant Karen Effie.

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A town out of water

A sign near Dannevirke. The Tararua District as a whole is on a total hosing ban.

While a small town faces water shortages, irrigators continue turning pasture green.

Douglas calls it a day

After 25 years of dedicated service to Federated Farmers and the farming community Bob Douglas is calling it a day.

Drought declared in Waikato, South Auckland

Research winery opens

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Weinstein's ex dating film star video

Harvey Weinstein's ex, Marchesa founder Georgina Chapman, has moved on with Oscar winner Adrien Brody.

Fashion designer Georgina Chapman is now dating actor Adrien Brody, two years after divorcing the movie mogul.

Lady Gaga back with a banger video

The singer returns to her flamboyant dance-pop roots with new song, Stupid Love.

Fat Freddy's Drop had no choice but to cancel their Switzerland gig.

Coronavirus: Fat Freddy's axes gig video

Kiwi group calls off concert in Switzerland, while Green Day, BTS and Stormzy cancel Asia shows.

Bravo

Kyle’s throwback confirms daughter Farrah was the cutest little kid

Image - Bravo

Kyle Richards and her eldest daughter, Farrah Aldjufrie, have such a special bond — not to mention, they look nearly identical to one another.

Stormi Webster's new photo shoot with mom Kylie Jenner is her cutest yet

Kylie Jenner posted new photos of her 2-year-old daughter on her Instagram page on Feb. 26, 2020.

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2020 ACM Awards nominations: The complete list

The nominees for the 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards have been announced!

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How to raise body-positive kids stuff nation

Foster a daily gratitude practice with your children that focuses on what our bodies can do.

OPINION: To raise children who feel good in their skin, we have to challenge the toxic narrative about bodies.

Sam Hayes' baby takes over Newshub

Mike McRoberts had better watch out because there's a new kid on the news block.

Quaden turns down Disneyland trip video

Ella and the giant beanstalk video

oddstuff

Dry ice kills 2 at Moscow bath house

Gloves are essential when handling dry ice as it can quickly cause frostbite if it comes in contact with skin (file photo)

"Visual effect" goes wrong as two people were killed when dry ice was dumped into a pool.

What it's like being a leap year baby

A February 29 birthday curses you to a lifetime of jokes about being a quarter of your age.

Guilty of being topless at home

Try before you dye at salon

technology

What's the best foldable phone in 2020?

A man holds the Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone during the Mobile World Congress wireless show in 2019. In my mind, ...

OPINION: Hell-bent on getting your hands on one this year? Here are the three best foldable smartphones in the world, right now.

DIY speed cam nabs hoons

Police were worried it could spark retribution, but locals just wanted to know his camera's "high score".

There's a rumour Apple is "loosening restrictions" on how iPhones and iPads treat third-party apps.

Please let iPhone rumour come true

OPINION: It's great news for consumers if Apple loosens restrictions on 3rd-party apps.

motoring

Is this our 'driving' future? video

GM's Cruise Origin could be one of the first fully autonomous vehicles on the road.

Sit down, ask Siri to take you to work and close your eyes. This is what driving could be in the very near future.

Suzuki developing electric bikes video

Suzuki has revealed it is developing a range of electric range of scooters and motorcycles, set to debut as early as the EICMA show later this year.

There are a lot of lights on the nose of the new GTI. We reckon it looks good though, especially that LED light bar.

Feast on the new Golf GTI video

Volkswagen's latest GTI has lots of headlights.

stuff nation

How to raise body-positive kids stuff nation

Foster a daily gratitude practice with your children that focuses on what our bodies can do.

OPINION: To raise children who feel good in their skin, we have to challenge the toxic narrative about bodies.

My hellish escape from China stuff nation

OPINION: What started as a fun OE turned into a nightmare when coronavirus took hold.

A man was pleasantly surprised by Jacinda Ardern's down-to-earth actions when he met her in the airport. We want to hear ...

Your celebrity airport encounters stuff nation

The PM has been labelled a 'G' for helping a man open his beer. Tell us your stories of meeting someone famous.

sport

SBW v Taumalolo in Utah?

Samoa officials have made discreet inquiries about Sonny Bill Williams playing for Samoa.

US-based promoter is prepared to a stump up a seven-figure to stage a Tonga v Samoa league test in a state with large Mormon and Polynesian populations.

White Ferns avoid embarrassment

White Ferns defend 91 against Bangladesh at T20 World Cup, setting up do-or-die trans-Tasman showdown.

Hurricanes midfielder Ngani Laumape scores a try during the win over Sharks at Sky Stadium earlier this month.

Live: Hurricanes v Sunwolves

Jason Holland's in-form side return from the bye to face the Japanese franchise in Napier.

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Tattoo artist Tyler-Jade Whatarangi with KEA Kids Reporter Yasmin Middleton who wears a temporary moko kauae.

After years of pushback, an increasing number of wāhine are getting the tattoo.

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Lotima Pome'e in The Legend of Baron To'a.

First he won big at the Pacific Music Awards, now 14-year-old General Fiyah is walking the red carpet.

newsroom.co.nz

Toxic site’s distillation unit on Trade Me

Drums of solvents remain outdoors and dangerous after 20 months of negotiation to get the site cleaned up.

Equipment needed to process toxic solvents abandoned in Northland appears to be for sale.

Fears over AMP Life sale

AMP Life policy holders fear they will lose out if a secretive deal to sell their policies to a Bermuda-based 'zombie ...

It’s the biggest financial deal in New Zealand in almost two decades, yet policyholders know very few details.

Georgia's big prize

Warriors community relations coordinator Georgia Hale, with her Young New Zealander of the Year Award.

Working with children with intellectual disabilities has changed Warriors women's captain Georgia Hale's life

noted

Why we stuck with just one child

Shona Jennings with husband Stephen Knight-Lenihan and their daughter – and only child – Ariane Lenihan, who’s 21.

Shona Jennings and her husband were "early adopters" of the "Gen Less" movement. Here's why.

Remember when there were 'girl' jobs?

Ad trying to convince women of the benefits of airline work.

The situations-vacant pages of the 1970s reveal a time when women were excluded from most paid work.

now to love

Sam Hayes' baby takes over Newshub

Sam Hayes was joined by Marlow at the Newshub desk.

Mike McRoberts had better watch out because there's a new kid on the news block.

Scandals about to rock MAFS video

Bring on the dinner parties.

Think it's been a quiet season so far? Just wait - things are about to get crazy.

homes to love

Bold and blue seaside bach

A backdrop of off-white and pale wood allowed this couple to go bold with brilliant blues of every shade in their ...

A backdrop of off-white and pale wood allowed this couple to go bold with brilliant blues of every shade in their bach-turned-home

Seamless open plan living

This couple made it their mission to rescue their home from dated ‘improvements’ and connect it to the world outside.

This couple made it their mission to rescue their home from dated ‘improvements’ and connect it to the world outside

food to love

Noodles and a show

Skewered meat, dumplings and Asian-fusion food is celebrated at the annual Night Noodle Markets in Hagley Park.

This year you can walk from the Night Noodle Markets to Fat Freddies Drop, or Sparks.

Night Noodle's Hidden Village

The Hidden Village at the 2019 Night Noodle Markets in Auckland.

Last year, The Hidden Village was a last-minute addition to Auckland's Night Noodle Markets. Now it's a restaurant.

beautyheaven

Big makeup trends for 2020 gallery

Actor and model Cara Delevingne wearing a variety of colours.

New makeup products and ideas to get excited about wearing this year.

What you need to know about acne video

Picking, scratching, squeezing or popping pimples is never a good idea.

Figuring out what type of acne you have - and what's causing it - is the first step in battling breakouts.

metro

Auckland beaches' poo problem

A contractor collecting a water sample at Devonport Beach

The beaches in Auckland are alive with the smell of ... poo. But why?

The end of holiday romances?

We don't talk much about summer flings any more.

Is the steamy summer fling being consigned to history?

tarana

PM: Attack exposed divides

Jacinda Ardern unveils a plaque to the victims.

Jacinda Ardern close to tears as she meets with families of the three Fijians who died in Christchurch terror attack.

Why I quit hospitality industry

Aucklander Lalit Desai is one of scores of workers exiting the hospitality industry.

Former chef tells why he quit his head chef job to do "something better".

Hindu youth meet on Saturday

Participants at last year's New Zealand Hindu Youth Conference in Auckland.

The 4th New Zealand Hindu Youth conference will be held on Saturday in Auckland.

Jacinda Ardern's gift to Fiji PM

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama with the All Blacks jersey gift given to him by visiting New Zealand Prime ...

So what does one gift the Prime Minister of Fiji, who is not known to be a huge supporter of the All Blacks?

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