'Get set for house price falls'

Economist says the outlook is not good for property owners.

A family at war

The Warins in happier times: Marian Warin, Trevor Warin, and daughter Colleen Warin. (File photo)

Marian and Trevor Warin trying to sell daughter's Waiheke Island property to get the money they're owed.

Selfie saved US man from prison

Timestamps from a selfie helped clear his name after ex-girlfriend accused man of assault.

Baby swelters in car

Two-month-old baby left in locked car for two hours as its caregiver hit the pokies.

'No wrong' in parking note

Anne Wilson vows to keep shaming unpermitted mobility park users.

Live: Black Caps v Pakistan

Black Caps offer little resistance despite half century for Williamson.


Shots leads to arrests

The two shots were fired on McLean St about 11pm on Tuesday.

Four men believed to have gang links have been arrested after shots were fired in Wairoa.

5 injured in Bay of Plenty crash

Emergency services say there are serious injuries in the two-vehicle crash.

Home detention for the man who rammed into his wife's car from behind.

Home detention for car ramming

 After an argument he used his bigger car to run his wife's car off the road.

    Women need better choices for contraception, says Family Planning national medical adviser Beth Messenger.

    Fund IUD 'for women's rights'

    With an estimated 40 per cent of pregnancies unplanned, contraception choice needs to be better for women, doctors say.

    Non-binary finery

    13112018 Photo: ROSA WOODS/STUFF
Ethan Thompson talks about being non-binary.

    Daily life requires us to be either male or female. But some people just aren't.

    Driving ordeal in the M7.8 quake video

    Celeste Sharplin's '7.8' tattoo is a constant reminder of the earthquake she survived two years ago.

    Celeste Sharplin's car was thrown around but she kept on driving - right into a broken bridge.

    Kaikōura: Two years after

    Nin's Bin owner Johnny Clark opened the iconic crayfish takeaway joint last month.

    Sunshine and tourists descend, but there are still signs of the earthquake that uprooted homes and livelihoods.

    The measure of success

    New Zealand has one of the most unequal education systems in the world, according to Unicef.

    Socio-economic differences have hampered efforts to compare schools' impact on their students – until now.


    Khashoggi tape doesn't implicate prince

    John Bolton said people who've heard the recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia.

    10:05 PM  The US National Security Adviser said people who've heard the recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia.

    El Chapo police escort claim

    'No one is going to touch us from here on out,' trial witness says notorious drug lord told him after prison breakout.

    Marcia King - known as the Buckskin Girl before her body was identified.

    Canterbury link to US remains

    DNA matches lead researchers from US state of Oregon to Canterbury.


    Union to picket PB Tech

    PB Tech is holding a "Black Friday" sale which the First Union says is aptly named.

    PB Tech 'disappointed' it has been unable to resolve dispute with some staff over pay and conditions.

    Vodafone pleads guilty

    Company admits guilt in some charges brought by Commerce Commission but is still contesting others.

Beauty Bliss cosmetics business has made this year's "Deloitte Fast 50' list of ...

    Opportunities still abound online

    Here's what it takes to grow a successful online business.


    Facebook acts on hate speech

    Facebook has admitted it didn't do enough to prevent its platform from being used to incite violence and spread hate in ...

    Facebook says its detecting more hate speech before users report it.

    Five of my favourite apps

    I've got dozens of apps on my smartphone but there's only a handful that make a real difference to my digital life.

    Kiwis are downloading nearly three times as much data as they were three years ago, and that is likely to carry on rising.

    Broadband: What speed do you need?

    How much you pay may depend on how you use it.


    DIY: Upholstered headboard gallery video

    Bring a luxe touch into the bedroom for less with this step-by-step project from crafting queen Clever Poppy.

    At home with Chris Parker

    The award-winning comedy, actor and writer lives in a "very creative flat" with actors and artists.

    It's all about finding the right plants for the room conditions.

    Perfect plants for every room video

    Whatever room you're looking to brighten up, it's easier than you think to find the right plant for the job.

    life & style

    Michelle Obama NZ's designer video

    FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's ...

    The former US First Lady has chosen a New Zealand designer for one of her book tour outfits.

    Best & worst dressed celebs gallery

    This week, Natalie Portman goes full princess, Cate Blanchett brings out the big guns and even Gigi Hadid can't pull off this onesie.

    A US study based on 24 years of research has found children repeat their mothers' relationship patterns. (File photo)

    Will my child inherit my love life?

    OPINION: As a study finds we inherit our mother's relationship patterns, four writers test the theory on their own lives.

    well & good

    How to run for good

    Trail running champion Dylan Bowman works with the prison-based 1000 Mile Club, helping prisoners run.

    OPINION: Listening to a top runner talk about what skills he thinks his sport can give hardened criminals has made me rethink an old maxim.

    Celebrating volunteers behind scenes

    The Wellington Airport community awards are a chance to recognise the work of volunteers.

    Talk to your guy, says Jennifer. Overeating is usually a sign of unhappiness.

    Why won't he lose weight for me?

    ADVICE: He's a good husband but his weight problem turns me off.

    food & wine

    Toast Martinborough ready

    Festivalgoers walk beside the vines at Toast Martinborough, in 2017. (File photo)

    The vineyards are ready, the bands set to go, now just find your fashion style.

    Grub's up in Petone video

    Restauranteur Paul Rowan has seen Jackson St undergo a major change since he bought the Empire Hotel 10 years ago.

    I need a BYO for a group

    Damaris Coulter's mission

    nz farmer

    If it weren’t for his gumboots... video

    Kieran Fowler and his son Mason, 5.

    Kieran Fowler knows all about the strange looks you get tossing gumboots across a rugby field.

    Government cracks down on 80 farmers video

    The Government is getting serious about animal tracing rules, although the fines are slight.

    Loan brings jobs to mill

    Crown dam investment 'largest'


    Kiwi Rose continues Netflix romance video

    Rose McIver and Ben Lamb star in A Christmas Prince: A Royal Wedding.

    WATCH: Preparations are being made for the big day in latest look at highly-anticipated festive romance.

    The best of Jono and Ben

     Farewell, Jon, Ben, Guy, Laura and the rest of the team, you'll be missed.

    Oscar nominations are announced in January.

    Lady Gaga's road to the Oscars

    OPINION: Can Lady Gaga do what Diana Ross, Madonna and Courtney Love failed to do?


    Sneak peek of Air NZ A321neo video

    Air New Zealand's chief revenue officer Cam Wallace, on board the  new A321neo plane.

    The national carrier's new A321neo provides more room for the dreaded middle seat.

    From hellhole to national park video

    Alcatraz: This former island prison is a US national park – one of the strangest I have visited.

    There is no such thing as light traffic in Vietnam.

    Motorbiker's guide to Vietnam video

    There is no such thing as light traffic in Vietnam


    Revealed: Top Car of 2018 video

    Game on: VW's supermini really makes a big impression.

    Super-smart supermini matches a budget price with engineering brilliance.

    Merc SUV goes for max EV range video

    The new plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes GLE runs 100km on battery alone.

    Harry and Meghan in a really quiet classic Jag.

    Motoring moments of 2018 video

    There have been some milestone motoring events this year. Let's take a look at some of the most interesting.

    stuff nation

    Single-sex schools are not OK stuff nation

    "If we put boys and girls in a classroom together it would normalise their interaction to the point that girls are seen ...

    Students need to be prepared for every part of the outside world, and co-ed education is the only way to do that.

    Please value our teaching stuff nation

    I want a quality of life that gives me time for family and weekends.

    New Zealand, we all need to slow down on our roads. (File photo)

    Kiwi drivers, slow down stuff nation

    As a truck driver, I see the consequences of stupid driving every day. The carnage on our roads has to stop.


    'Crazy' year for Tu'inukuafe video

    Karl Tu'inukuafe with the Dave Gallaher Trophy after the All Blacks beat France 3-0 in the series in June.

    Karl Tu'inukuafe doesn't even know where Monte Carlo is. Later this month he will be there at the World Rugby awards.

    How Ireland can beat the ABs

    OPINION: Ireland have to be better than they were in Chicago in 2016.

    Courtney Lawes charges the ball down from TJ Perenara's kick last weekend.

    Time to end ABs mythology video

    OPINION: We need to end this nonsense about it being a 'privilege' to play them, writes Austin Healey.


    How Ireland can beat the ABs

    Wayne Barnes is one of the world's best referees but Ireland will have a smart strategy around gently applying pressure.

    OPINION: Ireland have to be better than they were in Chicago in 2016.

    When ripples create powerful waves

    Good Bitches Baking's Aimee Gulliver with baking contributed by celebrities on World Kindness Day on Tuesday.

    OPINION: Ripples are amazing. The way they spread, gather momentum, grow as they travel outwards in all directions.

    Time to end ABs mythology video

    Courtney Lawes charges the ball down from TJ Perenara's kick last weekend.

    OPINION: We need to end this nonsense about it being a 'privilege' to play them, writes Austin Healey.

    It can take effort to keep up with the past

    The former Gendarmerie (police station) in the town of Le Quesnoy, France. There are plans to develop this into a New ...

    OPINION: Commemorating our heroes as they deserve can be challenging as well as rewarding.

    good reads

    100 years since pandemic hit

    In an attempt to stop the spread of infection during the influenza epidemic, people attended public inhalation chambers ...

    As he suffered from fever, aches and pains, Invercargill soldier Ernest Butler was treated with regular sponging and aspirin.

    Can Brexit be stopped?

    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street.

    Confused about Brexit? You're not alone - so we'll talk you through it.

    From hellhole to national park video

    Alcatraz became a federal prison in 1934 - a maximum-security, high-profile penitentiary for men who had proved a ...

    Alcatraz: This former island prison is a US national park – one of the strangest I have visited.

    What now for Amazon rejects?

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York, and Crystal City, outside of Washington DC.

    Amazon's hunt for its second home was unnerving for many US cities.

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    Sexual abuse commonplace in NZ

    A new survey shows sexual harassment and assault is 'ubiquitous' in Kiwi women's lives.

    "I've lost count of the number of times I have been cat called on the street and touched inappropriately at bars."

    Horse trainer’s history of assault video

    Michael Breslin was accused of indecently assaulting a teenager two years ago.

    Michael Breslin admitted sexually assaulting a young woman - but he was never charged.

    Victim seeks restraining order

    David Scott at his sentencing in the Wellington District Court.

    David Scott denies contacting family members of the woman who he thrust his genitals against.

    Victim regrets fighting back

    David Scott leaving the Wellington District Court.

    She spoke up against the politician who indecently assaulted her, but it cost her everything.


    Special message for Wellington

    It's four years since the Duke of Wellington Tony Catford died, and the Duchess of Wellington Margaret Austin  marked ...

    The memory of self-appointed Duke of Wellington is being shared in the city.

    Kayaker sent 'flying' by shark

    A four-metre tiger shark clamped its jaws around a man’s kayak off Sunshine Coast (file photo).

    Aussie man has lucky escape after being flung from his kayak as a shark chomped down.

    The diocesan that wasn't video

    The prestigious Taranaki school had been known as a diocesan for decades, when it really wasn't.

    For decades the prestigious Taranaki high school claimed it was something it wasn't.

    Pipe stuck on cat's neck

    Piper was found on the streets with a pipe around her neck.

    Cat recovering after a plastic pipe was found wedged around its neck in "weird" circumstances.


    Worry over teen's doctor secrets

    Be relieved that your daughter is showing sufficient maturity and initiative to make herself a doctor's appointment.

    ADVICE: There's no right age for a person to go to the doctor alone.

    Futureproof kids education

    Life is about emotions, relationships and character, so kids with a high EQ will have resilience to cope with life’s ...

    Preparing children for the jobs of the future is difficult considering we don’t even know what they will be.

    Pregnant dad: Yes, it's possible

    Scout Barbour-Evans is excited to welcome their first child soon.

    When Scout Barbour-Evans gets asked if they are expecting a boy or a girl, they have an answer ready: "I hope it's human".

    Kate Upton has baby girl video

    B&W collages, July 17

    The model/actress takes to Instagram to announce the arrival of her daughter, Genevieve.

    kiwi traveller

    Ask an expert: Costa Rica

    National parks cover nearly a third of the county.

    With active volcanoes, cloud forests and diverse wildlife, Costa Rica is an ecotourist's dream.

    Spiritual India has it all stuff nation video

    Sampa - we fed her cane, washed her, sat on her while she pelted water all over us.

    The immense country is both nothing and everything, and leaves tourists speechless.

    Art hotel QT Wellington

    "Tom: Dream the Impossible Dream," by Sam Mitchell, a perspex on glass artwork is on display in Room 423.

    Wellington, NZ's coolest little capital, is passionate about art, culture, music, and all things unique.

    A train adventure across the US video

    Shannon Ryan is taking the train across the US.

    Kiwi TV and radio personality Shannon Ryan is vlogging her slow route through the US, one train at a time.

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