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Dicing with death at intersection video

A phantom merge strip in a 100kmh part of SH1 is a death trap, a fed-up local says.

Racism shocks renter

Reremai Cameron says she has been discriminated against in her search for a house just because of her Māori name.

Landlord told Reremai Cameron she'd had troubles with Māori bringing all their family over.

ABs' rest home links

9:18 PM  Richie McCaw and Dan Carter among rugby stars with an interest in rest home firm giving residents weeks to leave.

Died from a racing heart video

Nine-year-old Taya Kauri died from 'racing' heart complications, but was told she had anxiety

Spill turns river brown video

Leak from Contact Energy power station pond turns the popular Huka Falls brown.

$900 an hour - and 'uneducated' video

Agent, earning $900 an hour, wants to lift the veil on what some do for their commission.

national

Reefton facing rubbish deal

Reefton resident John Bougen says the application to store waste there has taken the residents by surprise.

9:40 PM  A West Coast energy company wants to store 66,000 tonnes of waste a year in a neighbouring town.

Alleged roof scammers head south

British trio wanted over Auckland roofing scams may now be in Wellington, police say.

Police at the Lock St address in Dunedin.

Dunedin home 'covered in blood' video

Bloody scene at a Dunedin property linked to disappearance and a body find, neighbour says.

    The Museum is the sixth episode of The Barber, a documentary series about a man and his community in Flaxmere, Hastings.

    The Barber's home visits video

    Oli-Alainu'uese lives in one of the most deprived areas in Hastings. Sometimes he goes out of his way to help special customers.

    NZ's got talent - but little room video

    Vernon Tava is testing the political waters with a new environment-focused party.

    National needs dance partners, the nation needs more diversity. But have Kiwis had enough of minor parties?

    Holding back the tide video

    Haumoana, Hawke's Bay. On bad days you can see, hear and feel the gravel, rocks and sand being clawed back to the water.

    Some councils have tried - and failed - to tackle sea level rise. One seems to have got it right.

    Our kaimoana is on acid video

    Mussels and clams on display at the Auckland Fish Market.

    Climate change is altering pH levels in the ocean, threatening our beloved kaimoana.

    Sex for rent video

    'Frank' posted this ad to Craigslist after giving up on meeting women via the more traditional methods.

    One advertisement requests "a female and not too old". Another offers "free rent in exchange for bedroom fun".

    world

    Islamic State's desperate negotiations video

    The waiting game continues as IS deploys psychological warfare in Syria.

    9:27 PM  In a tent-village atop a network of tunnels and caves, a desperate discussion is underway.

    Heartbreak Island's plea: 'Fund me'

    It's branded as "tinder in the tropics", and wants NZ taxpayer funding.

    US police say people are stuck on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego.

    People trapped on SeaWorld ride

    US police say more than a dozen people are stuck on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego.

    business

    Should everyone get free cash? video

    It used to be a fringe idea but a UBI has gained traction in recent years.

    ANALYSIS: A universal basic income could solve problems. Or create them.

    Another empty state house

    With towering weeds and an abandoned car, the house has been empty for over a year.

    Digital giants' loss is unlikely to be local media firms' gain.

    No Facebook money for media

    Facebook and Google likely to pass on any tax cost to customers.

    opinion

    Reason: Akira Ioane's RWC bid video

    Akira Ioane fends off Richie Mo'unga on his way to the try-line on Saturday.

    OPINION: The big Blues No 8 looked the part in manhandling the Crusaders, writes Mark Reason.

    Washington's North Korea PR push

    OPINION: As Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un prepare to meet for a second time, the US is making sure its voice is being listened to.

    Is it right to shame freedom campers? video

    Kiwis need to put mental health above sport stuff nation

    good reads

    Should everyone get free cash? video

    It used to be a fringe idea but a UBI has gained traction in recent years.

    ANALYSIS: A universal basic income could solve problems. Or create them.

    How Pacific workers help NZ thrive video

    As you bite into a Kiwi apple, think of the many seasonal workers that made it taste so sweet.

    All-women retreat saved my soul

    Why Meghan's been branded a villain video

    technology

    Huawei not ruled out yet: PM

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: No final decision on Huawei.

    PM says telco could still provide 5G in NZ as long as security was sorted, amid strained NZ-China relations.

    French fencers use the force gallery

    Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

    Paddy Gower's recent troubles with neck pain were the result of  phone overuse.

    Paddy Gower's first-world pain video

    Struggling with neck pain, Newshub's national correspondent thought "something might be up", but the truth was "quite sad".

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    Inside Gilda Kirkpatrick's home gallery video

    Kirkpatrick's kitchen was updated but left in the same position in the house. It's another of her favourite spaces as ...

    The Real Housewives of Auckland star lives on one of the city's most exclusive streets.

    Styling secrets shared gallery

    There's more than one way to arrange objects beautifully.

    After leaving their busy Auckland life behind, this family found a special art deco bungalow to call their own.

    $20,000 art deco makeover

    A $20,000 makeover of an art deco bungalow in Gisborne offered a fresh start for this family.

    life & style

    Hair trend: Clip it good

    One is fine, more is better when it comes to hair clips this season.

    Forget scrunchies, hair clips are where it's at right now.

    Where you can vape in NZ video

    Can you vape in a house? Can you vape with a mouse?

    Dentists say parents are confused about which toothpaste they should buy for their children.

    Confusion around kids' toothpaste

    Parents are confused with "natural" toothpastes that don't contain any fluoride, and toothpastes marketed for kids that don't contain enough fluoride.

    well & good

    Medicinal cannabis changed my life stuff nation

    Before I was prescribed medicinal cannabis my life was a painful hell. (File photo)

    OPINION: Before I was prescribed medicinal cannabis my life was a painful hell.

    Why life starts looking up at 50

    OPINION: As I turned 50, I felt so glum I couldn't bring myself to have a party. A year later I was completely content.

    Paddy Gower's recent troubles with neck pain were the result of  phone overuse.

    Paddy Gower's first-world pain video

    Struggling with neck pain, Newshub's national correspondent thought "something might be up", but the truth was "quite sad".

    food & wine

    Burger-maker, baker, bartender? video

    Fergburger is looking to expand and open a late-night bar in the Happy Tours premises next door.

    Queenstown's famous burger joint wants to open a late-night bar open until 8am.

    Grape harvest starts early

    Workers get unusual early call up as Marlborough's hot weather ripens grapes early.

    Turmeric granola cakes

    Soft fish tortillas

    nz farmer

    Ōtara fruit fly FAQ video

    The facialis fruit fly is native to Tonga. It is slightly smaller than a house fly and is orange-brown in colour.

    8:49 PM  The discovery of a fruit fly has put a south Auckland suburb into a fruit and vege lockdown. Here's what you need to know.

    Effluent overflow costs $116k

    Farming firm's unsealed effluent storage found overflowing with large volumes ponded on paddocks.

    Sexism a bad look, say farmers video

    How Pacific workers help NZ thrive video

    entertainment

    Minister pushes to tackle scalpers

    Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi wants new laws to combat ticket scalping.

    The Consumer Affairs Minister wants to pass a new law to combat ticket scalping.

    Queen and Adam Lambert at the Oscars

    Get ready Bohemian Rhapsody fans, Queen and Adam Lambert are ready to rock the 2019 Oscars.

    The legendary Oscars goody bags will include handmade chocolate truffles infused with cannabis.

    Cannabis in Oscars goody bags

    The legendary Oscars goody bags will include handmade chocolate truffles infused with cannabis.

    travel

    Shaming freedom campers video

    A freedom camper busted going to the toilet on a rocky section of the beach received a $400 fine.

    OPINION: Should they foul public places? No. Does the world need to see it? No.

    Air NZ eyes non-binary option video

    US airlines also looking at booking categories to include those who do not identify as male or female.

    The unique design was chosen in a competition involving all 20,000 Airbus employees.

    The 'Flying Whale' nears service video

    Airbus' BelugaXL is being tested in Wales ahead of entering service later in the year.

    parenting

    Genderless baby a 'theyby'

    Ari Dennis is letting their baby Sparrow decide its own gender.

    Baby Sparrow will decide its gender when they are old enough to understand what it means.

    Baby boy born mid-flight video

    Coincidentally, the drama happened on a US plane named "Born To Be Blue".

    Meghan's secret baby shower in NYC

    Melissa George returns to TV video

    oddstuff

    Mighty marlin draw fishing fans to New Plymouth

    Southlander Jason Robertson caught a 156kg marlin on Sunday.

     A man from Southland came up to Taranaki to try a spot of fishing - he ended up with the biggest marlin catch of the week at 156.8 kilograms.

    Siberia's toxic black snow video

    Russian coal mining towns blanketed with black snow as industrial pollution levels soar.

    Your hairstyle's safe in New York

    French fencers use the force gallery

    motoring

    The world's fastest Porsche... on sand? video

    Way more power, but not stripped out - weight is your friend when it comes to setting speed records on sand.

    Zef Eisenberg holds a number of land speed records, but now he wants to go faster than anyone else on sand in a Porsche 911.

    Meet NZ's cheapest pure-electric SUV video

    It's still not cheap, but Kia's Niro EV will reduce the entry price of the pure plug-in tech for SUVs by thousands.

    Despite four in five young kiwi drivers owning a car that is more than 10 years old almost 30 per cent haven't ever ...

    Young drivers avoid safety basics video

    New research has shown that while drivers under 25 own older cars, they are far less likely to carry out basic safety checks.

    stuff nation

    Medicinal cannabis changed my life stuff nation

    Before I was prescribed medicinal cannabis my life was a painful hell. (File photo)

    OPINION: Before I was prescribed medicinal cannabis my life was a painful hell.

    No gender bias for teachers stuff nation

    OPINION: Gender shouldn't play a role in the teaching profession, we should just be looking for the best teachers.

    Mike King has helped a lot of people and makes me proud to be a Kiwi.

    Mental health over sport stuff nation

    OPINION: Mike King is more deserving of the NZ of the Year award than any glorified sports star.

    sport

    Reason: Akira Ioane's RWC bid video

    Akira Ioane fends off Richie Mo'unga on his way to the try-line on Saturday.

    OPINION: The big Blues No 8 looked the part in manhandling the Crusaders, writes Mark Reason.

    ABs wings have limited shelf life video

    ANALYSIS: That a former All Black isn't a world-class wing anymore is no surprise, writes Ian Anderson.

    Issac Luke's recovery from a shoulder injury is progressing well.

    Key duo on track for Warriors

    Positive news on two of the Warriors' most important players as first trial squad named.

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    No meat, car helped us become homeowners stuff nation

    We were able to scrape the property into our budget once we de-coupled the $40,000 car park from it. (File photo)

    OPINION: We made a few lifestyle changes and were able to get into the Auckland property market in our mid 20s on just one income.

    Holding back the tide video

    Haumoana, Hawke's Bay. On bad days you can see, hear and feel the gravel, rocks and sand being clawed back to the water.

    Some councils have tried - and failed - to tackle sea level rise. One seems to have got it right.

    Climate change will move weeds

    Suitable habitat for the mexican daisy - an invasive species - will move to the south.

    Life will be both better and worse for weeds as the climate heats up.

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    5:2 creator's new diet video

    Dr Michael Mosley’s new book, The Fast 800, counters some old dieting myths with new science: “Frankly, people who say ...

    Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight quickly and safely? And can you actually stick to it? Dr Michael Mosley has a new book.

    Why Radio Rhema thrives

    Singer/songwriter Rebekah Walton records in the Rhema Media studio.

    Rhema Media's ability to be an early adopter of broadcasting has helped it thrive for decades.

    now to love

    MAFS' ex-girlfriend speaks out

    Elizabeth and Sam, the wedded couple on Married at First Sight.

    The controversial Married at First Sight groom Sam ditched his new bride Elizabeth to go to his ex's mother's funeral in New Zealand.

    Paula Bennett's new look & new life

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    National deputy leader opens up about her eating regime, making mistakes and how she rates the PM.

    homes to love

    $20,000 art deco makeover

    After leaving their busy Auckland life behind, this family found a special art deco bungalow to call their own.

    A $20,000 makeover of an art deco bungalow in Gisborne offered a fresh start for this family.

    7 renovate-to-sell tips

    Abbie Herniman of The Home Maker shares what she learned from her first reno-for-resale experience.

    Leave your emotions at the door and use your head, not your heart, when purchasing.

    food to love

    In Season: Food ideas with a real summer flavour

    New chef tutor Paul Sullivan cooks up a few old favourites at Witt.

    Witt chef tutor Paul "Sully" Sullivan has preserved memories of summer.

    Jelly islands and more in Taste Arcade video

    Taste Arcade Co-ordinator Anna Cacace, left, and Taste Arcade manager Caitlin Le Harivel have both created art out of ...

    Edible islands, floating salads and more will make up a food extravaganza on Wellington's waterfront.

    beautyheaven

    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.

    newsroom.co.nz

    Sisters aim high in kayaks

    The Tierney sisters, Jade, left, Liliana, with the trophy they received in Italy, for coming from the Cook Islands to ...

    It's the kayaking's version of Cool Runnings, as Cook Islands sisters dream of paddling at the Olympics.

    Tiny black belt's Olympic bid

    Andrea Anacan, middle front row, is knocking on the door of Olympic selection, as karate makes its debut at the 2020 ...

    At the age of four, Andrea Anacan was given the choice of a karate lesson or a ballet class.

    Tenure review’s lucky eight

    Several properties late in the tenure review process can be found near Lake Pukaki.

    Over 25,000 hectares of Crown land is still likely to be privatised, despite plans to scrap tenure review.

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    Remove the Kuggeleijn barricade video

    New Zealand Cricket has put up a barricade around Scott Kuggeleijn, missing an opportunity to influence others.

    OPINION: NZC has barricaded Kuggeleijn from the media since his second trial. There have been no words of remorse.

    Parliament's 'culture of harassment'

    Fifty-three per cent of women MPs who took part in a new survey reported they had been the target of sexist or ...

    Report shows more than half of women MPs have experienced sexist and humiliating comments - much of it from other MPs.

    NZ Cricket's shameful silence

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

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

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