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Parliament has become a "100 per cent toxic workplace" where staff feel bullied, belittled and intimidated.

Choppers at the glacier

The stench of aviation fuel hangs over Franz Josef.

One shot in Auckland video

6:22 AM  Police have responded to a firearm incident in Auckland overnight.

I downloaded the manifesto

OPINION: I am liable for a $10,000 fine. I could have been up for a 14-year sentence.

NZDF cull pests video

Out-of-control critters in the South Island high country are now in the army's crosshairs.


PM could have saved the CGT

Ardern is at the height of her powers, but doens't seem keen to do anything with the opportunity.

A capital gains tax was never going to get past Winston. But Ardern could have won an election on one.

Pleading for NZ's help video

An Afghan who fled the Taliban after working with Kiwi soldiers fears his wife may die without help.

There are more than 3,200 pokie machines in Auckland and most are located in lower socio-economic areas.

Making dirty money clean

Most religions condemn gambling, but Sikhs and Christians accepted millions from pokies last year.

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Mosque victim 'humbled' by prince

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Farid Ahmed was singled out by the Prince of Wales for his message of forgiveness after the attacks.

Prince Charles praises victim

Farid Ahmed lost his wife in the attack, but he did not dwell in anger.

A segment of the artwork being donated by Serj Tankian.

Singer's Christchurch art donation

System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian is auctioning off one of his paintings to raise funds for terror attack victims.

    The Tourist Trap

    The Tourist Trap

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    Fixing Official Information Act

    Not all public institutions are covered by the OIA.

    Our official information law is as old as the personal computer, but it's never had a full upgrade. What can be done?

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    Big Decision: Abortion in NZ

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    Is Trump above the law?

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    Heiress guilty in sex slave case

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    Making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list

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    Ebert subbies battle on video

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    Wendy's payouts late

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    5G iPhone? Not this year

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    At The Christmas House, it is (of course) Christmas every day of the year.

    6:00 AM  Even in the depths of winter, jingling bells and festive carols ring out at Charlotte Horan's Auckland shed.

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    The Block NZ winner Amy Moore gave her daughter's room a makeover, and has advice for others.

    life & style

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    A photographer by trade, Helen now prints on fabrics.

    Sam Mannering has Easter cracked

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    You pear it well... Lemon and pear cake with rose water drizzle.

    Lemon and pear cake

    Juicy fruit, zesty lemons... The two combine to make a delicate match.

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    Chase star plots post-quiz career video

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    Moana Maniapoto says being a musician is not like a normal job.

    My Sunday: Moana Maniapoto

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    food & wine

    Okra, it's OK

    Okra is best cooked fast (high heat or deep fried), or slow (cooked covered and on a low to medium heat).

    How to get past the goo and enjoy these veges.

    Finding currency in cocktails video

    From the Sidecar to the Singapore Sling, these are the accommodation-inspired slices of history.

    Cognac, a specific type of drink

    A New York classic via Jo'burg

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    Marine farms to be sensor-ed

    A mussel farm in the Pelorus Sound will be one of the 600 Marlborough Sounds marine farms to get sensors installed.

    New project will put "live" environmental data from all 600 Marlborough Sounds farms at the council's "fingertips".

    Avocados hit $5

    Dot Walton loves avocado but it's more than she can stomach paying $5 for each one.

    NZ should rethink GE rules

    Teen's farm dream video


    Why you need Lizzo in your life video

    Lizzo has established a reputation for being big, bold and beautiful.

    6:24 AM  REVIEW: It's hard to sneer and be soulful at the same time, but she manages to go full Winehouse and retain her tongue firmly in her cheek.

    Uncovering the Black Dahlia killer

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    The reality TV show Cops is examined in the Dan Taberski podcast Running with Cops.

    Podcasts for Autumn

    5:15 AM  OPINION: If you’re bored of your playlist, or not a GoT fan, download these new podcasts.


    Galapagos on a budget

    A marine iguana in the Galapagos.

    We found a way to see as much as we would on a cruise, for the same amount of time – and at a fraction of the price.

    Remember the Anzacs video

    You don't need to go all the way to the Gallipoli peninsula to find the start of the Anzac story.

    In summer, there are hollyhocks everywhere in Ophir.

    Ophir well worth a visit

    It might hold the record as New Zealand's coldest place, but it exudes warmth and charm.


    An asylum on wheels

    How-to Dad Jordan Watson is enjoying his Easter holidays on the road with his family.

    OPINION: How-to Dad Jordan Watson says he wants to buy a campervan, even when it feels like an asylum on wheels.

    Screens top worry for parents

    Three out of four Kiwi parents feel they don't spend enough time with children, according to survey.

    Books for kids to handle trauma

    Dad raps The Gruffalo


    Homeless man reunited with pet rat

    A homeless man has been reunited with his pet rat Lucy, thanks to the Australian police.

    Thanks to the hard work of the Australian police, Lucy the rat has been returned to her homeless owner.

    Swinging into the record books video

    Charlie survived 33 hours on gingernut biscuits, hot chocolate, seasickness pills and a kiwifruit-print cushion.

    New Plymouth's world champion archers

    Final year of Taranaki mud run video


    Sunday Drive: Mitsubishi Triton VRX video

    Does a top-spec ute with all the fruit really need to cost $70k? Mitsubishi doesn't think so.

    An oldie but still quite a goodie video

    The Giulietta Veloce is ancient in car terms. But might it be an ancient treasure?

    Skoda Kodiaq RS

    The fastest 7-seat SUV (sort of) video

    The Kodiaq has become the first Skoda SUV to wear the RS badge. Can it live up to it?

    stuff nation

    How I keep depression at bay stuff nation

    It took me 10 years to overcome depression. Here's how I avoid being seduced back into the black hole.

    OPINION: It took me 10 years to overcome depression, so now I will always do what it takes to stay in the light.

    What makes you happy? stuff nation

    Tell us what is truly important to you and how you measure true happiness.

    I will never forget witnessing an amazing Ash Wednesday service at the Notre Dame Cathedral.

    Service will remain with me stuff nation

    OPINION: I will never forget witnessing a service at the Notre Dame Cathedral, over 40 years ago.


    Mo'unga the most influential video

    Richie Mo'unga has had a stellar past two years and has influenced the outcome of some huge games at Super Rugby and ...

    Crusaders No 10 Richie Mo'unga tops groundbreaking data analysis model while Beauden Barrett is outside the world's top 20.

    Tiger and TJ bring the tears

    OPINION: Redemption and support sprung from different sporting sources to offer comfort.

    Cameron George says he'll ask the NRL again about whether the Anzac Day game could be played in Auckland.

    Warriors want Anzac game

    The Warriors feel it's their turn to host the Anzac Day game against the Storm.

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    Climate protests 'a shadow of real thing' video

    Activists Extinction Rebellion blocked Tamaki Drive in Mission Bay this afternoon to protest climate change.

    A few moments of disruption is not much in the scheme of climate change, protesters say.

    The moment is here

    Environment Aotearoa 2019 makes grim reading about the impact of humans on the planet. Is the Government brave enough to ...

    OPINION: Jacinda Ardern called climate change our "nuclear-free" moment. A damning new report suggests the Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight.

    Attenborough: 'We're running out of time'

    Sir David Attenborough's new documentary - Climate Change: The Facts - has premiered and left many viewers with one main ...

    Sir David Attenborough's new documentary warns viewers time is nearly up when it comes to climate change.

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    For money expert Mary Holm, happiness includes owning her own home, travel and security.

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    There are many complex reasons why someone might binge or emotionally eat, but one very common one is stress.

    Body and mind transformation coach Eugenia Nikiforow explains why people overeat, and how they can stop.

    The evolution of the dog

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    During the Ice Age, an eight-year-old walked along a narrow passage - alongside the child were a wolf's tracks.

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    Old home's Scandi makeover gallery

    Clean white surfaces and natural timber provide the perfect backdrop for the owners of The Vintage Shop’s love of ...

    Clean white surfaces and natural timber provide the perfect backdrop for the owners of The Vintage Shop’s love of Scandinavian design.

    food to love

    A tempting summer tart

    A delicious tart is the perfect summer treat.

    It's slightly cheese-cakey and majorly delicious - and it's gluten free.

    How to make perfect scones

    Everyone loves a good scone.

    There are few things more inviting than a plate of freshly baked scones, dripping in cream and jam.


    Do pregnancy pillows help?

    Pregnancy pillows come in a few different shapes and sizes.

    Many pregnant women choose to sleep with a pregnancy pillow to help get their body in the right position.

    Makeup with skincare benefits video

    Who wouldn't want makeup that's also good for their skin?

    Because who doesn't love a beauty product that gives you more bang for your buck?

    fashion quarterly

    Celebs share Miss Crabb memories

    Kristine Crabb is saying goodbye to her label after 15 years.

    The Kiwi label is closing its doors at the end of March, leaving behind a legacy of irreverence and creativity.

    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.

    End of Campbell's roving days video

    John Campbell reporting out in the field for RNZ's Checkpoint.

    OPINION: TVNZ's call to put John Campbell, one of their highest-paid stars, on Breakfast is hard to fathom.

    Risks of offshore gambling

    Each ball is checked at least once every 10 draws for weight and size.

    Rogue operators could be running sites which give punters zero chance of winning.

    Jones out to beat the boys

    If Luuka Jones makes it to Toyko 2020, it will be her fourth Olympics.

    Olympic silver medallist Luuka Jones will be out to beat her coach as she preps for the Tokyo 2020 canoe slalom.


    Sexual harassment disclosure model praised

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    The anonymous model for sexual harassment disclosure has been welcomed by sexual abuse prevention advocates.

    Uni dream soured for women students

    Knox College, where Otago University students reside during the semester.

    Alison Mau meets young women whose university dreams have been shattered by 'entitled' young men.

    More TVNZ sexual misconduct claims

    TVNZ said there had been a big change in the way it handled workplace issues from 20 years ago.

    A TVNZ staff member was forced to resign after exposing his penis to revellers at the company's 2018 Christmas party.