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Secret witness: The shadow man

7:35 PM  Double murderer's lies helped send David Tamihere to jail for the murders of two women.

Secret witness revealed as double murderer

Abuser's grip on victim

Domestic violence

Mum who survived abuse must meet her 'terrifying' ex alone because of his rights.

Triple fatal: driver's family 'broken'

8:42 PM  Haydn Clark sent a message to his girlfriend: "Sorry gab love u won't b 2 long". An hour later, he was dead.

Hayward retires from test duty

19 min ago  Midfielder Pippa Hayward retires after helping Black Sticks to gold at the Comm Games.

Did mag Photoshop Will and Kate?

7:43 PM  TV host Hilary Barry has no time for the cover of Woman's Day's special royal edition.

A probation officer's struggles stuff nation

Probation officers deal with stress, anxiety, high case loads and bureaucracy. I had to quit.

national

How has Cabinet scored?

Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran has had a terrible run of late.

ANALYSIS: Six months into the job and we look at which Cabinet ministers are up, down - or invisible.

Police sting boy racers

Dozens of cars have been ordered off the road since Easter in a police crackdown on boy racers in Christchurch.

Paul and Min Whistler on holiday, before an E. coli infection left her in a critical condition in intensive care.

'I thought I'd lost her'

A woman spent two weeks in an induced coma due to a mysterious E. Coli infection.

Video

Auckland transport fix: Key facts

Here are all they key details on the massive project aimed at fixing Auckland's transport woes.

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On thin ice

As the climate changes, New Zealand’s great glaciers are melting. Rapidly.

8:52 PM  As the climate changes, New Zealand’s great glaciers are melting. Rapidly.

Heavy Metal: Murder on a Sunday

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

The Guru

The big spender video

Self-improvement guru Sally Anderson says she wants to help people, but some believe she does more harm than good.

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

Women soften Kim's image

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju attend the 2014 Combat Flight Contest.

7:56 PM  North Korea's Kim Jong Un puts the spotlight on the women in his life to boost the image of his authoritarian regime.

Serial killer 'an ex cop'

For decades US police hunting the Golden State killer searched for a "needle in the haystack". But suspect was one of them.

Michael Cohen's personal business dealings are being investigated.

Trump lawyer chooses silence

Embattled lawyer Michael Cohen will use his right against self-incrimination in Stormy Daniels lawsuit.

business

What Bezos spends US$1b on video

There's only one way for the world's wealthiest tech mogul to deploy his billions.

Amazon CEO's worth $127 billion, and there's only one way to spend that much money. 

Privacy issue with Vector app

A glitch in electricity provider Vector's app reveals customers' names, emails, locations and phone numbers.

Some of the money will go towards bringing more electric trains to Auckland's rail network.

Transport spend to benefit regions

$28 billion transport spend will benefit more than just Aucklanders, economist says.

technology

Facebook profit soars 63% video

The recent data scandal doesn't seem to be affecting Facebook's bottom line.

Advertisers and users still flock to Facebook - it just made US$5 billion in three months.

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.

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.

homed

Keeping the faith with church reno video

The former Methodist church has undergone a huge but sympathetic transformation.

A rural Christchurch couple have lovingly restored a former church into a home with heart and soul.

A desert oasis for under $10K gallery

A US couple purchased this bohemian retreat for less than the price of a second-hand car.

Julie Andrews, star of numerous movies, including The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins, is a former owner of a Belgravia ...

Julie Andrews' home - $47m gallery video

The Sound of Music star's former Belgravia mansion has been listed for a phenomenal price.

life & style

Caffeine dangerous in pregnancy

Bad news for caffeine addicts: drinking caffeine while pregnant has been linked to weight gain in early childhood.

Bad news for caffeine addicts: drinking caffeine while pregnant has been linked to weight gain in early childhood.

What new mums really look like

7:19 PM  OPINION: I'm stoked Kate was able to step out smiling and coiffed hours after giving birth. But could she really be bothered?

Meghan Markle appeared emotional during the Anzac Day ceremony in London.

Meghan welcomed with a hongi video

Prince Harry's fiancee takes part in traditional Māori ceremony during Anzac Day commemorations in London.

well & good

How to end toilet training anxiety

Don't let potty training become an anxiety-inducing experience.

"Sometimes there can be no more ruthless a judge than another mother whose son is happily running around in his undies."

Is walking enough exercise?

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

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 ...

Syphillis doubled in NZ since 2015

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

food & wine

Chicken & dahl nice as Puy

Tikka spiced chicken with dahl is from My Food Bag's Fresh Start menu

For a light and healthy meal, try this fragrant, tasty chicken served with a delicious dahl.

'Selfie coffees' reach NZ

Fancy a selfie on the foamy top of your latte?

Anything but pumpkin soup

Feijoa cake a family favourite

nz farmer

$3.30 for one kiwifruit in China 

New Zealand kiwifruit in China attracts prices as high as $3.30 each.

China is the home of kiwifruit, but the Chinese can't get enough of the Kiwi-grown variety.

Dairy farmers key to revolution

There will still be a place for pastoral farmers when future farming arrives in cities.

Ex-Zespri CEO to chair council

Meat exporter to food company

entertainment

Kiwi artist nominated for Turner Prize

Artist Luke Willis Thompson in 2014. He is one of four people nominated for the UK's Turner Prize which can be likened ...

6 min ago  Fijian-NZ artist Luke Willis Thompson depicted a woman who was shot by police in his work nominated for the UK art award.

Stunned by 'catty' MKR teams

Even chef Colin Fassnidge is shocked by the bad behavior and unfair voting happening this season.

Spielberg was the result of 15, two-hour interviews between the famed director and Susan Lacy.

Doc Edge's must-see movies

8:34 PM  From a look at the life and works of Steven Spielberg to an ordinary Aussie seeking fame in Japan, these are the docos you must not miss.

travel

How the other half holiday

The lodge's location on the hills of Anakiwa make it the perfect secluded vacation for A-lister guests.

The Sounds Retreat is so exclusive, only one couple stays at a time.

Was flying better 50 years ago?

Flyers may have had more room, but they also had little entertainment, cigarette smoke and higher fares.

Niueans at a village cricket game called kilikiki.

'There's nowhere like Niue'

A warm greeting is guaranteed on the tropical island that confounds expectations.

motoring

China looks to hybrid motoring video

Beijing's Car Show pushes for hybrids to take centre stage.

Amid the glitz and glamour of the new cars, China's push for hybrids at its car show could change the landscape.

Volvo's new XC40 a mixed bag

The Volvo XC40 T5 may be stylish, but it's not as sporty as the power and wheels would have you make out. But it could have orange carpet.

There are more Mazda Connect stores on the way. Next one opens in Wellington, in October this year.

No salespeople, just cars - the lot of the future video

Coffee, sushi and new cars now available in one shopping strip as Mazda looks to shake up the car retail model.

stuff nation

Fix your broken windows stuff nation

There are many examples of broken windows in our lives, writes Joe Guse.

When we ignore the little things long enough, they often become big things.

Battling a food addiction stuff nation

I can think of nothing but what to put in my mouth next. I can't see any way to break this cycle.

After a routine check-up, I was told I could be dead within six months.

Diagnosis to surgery in days stuff nation

After a routine check-up, I was told I could be dead within six months.

sport

Lam slaughtering defences

Hurricanes wing Ben Lam is Super Rugby's top tryscorer so far this season.

Hurricanes speedster prefers to spend his time away from the field in the slow lane.

Hawks beat Sharks in opener

12 min ago  Dion Prewester scored 20 as the Hawke's Bay Hawks got off to a winning start in the NBL.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, defends against Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio.

OKC rally to extend series video

They trailed huge in the third quarter, but emerged clear winners in the end against the Utah Jazz.

opinion

Awful April over for Twyford

The two Phil's - Goff and Twyford - have a long history working together, which helps with projects like this.

OPINION: His news of petrol hikes incensed Kiwis everywhere but today the transport minister had some gain from that pain.

Netball not the only school sport

Black Ferns star Portia Woodman was stopped from playing rugby at school because she was too valuable to the netball team.

OPINION: The Black Ferns' biggest star was banned from playing school rugby. That time is over.

Another man waging war on women

Alex Minassian, the suspect in the Toronto van attack, identified as an "involuntary celibate".

OPINION: The "incel" mindset is a turducken of toxic masculinity, entitlement, self obsession and rank misogyny.

The All Black cast as a coward

Donald Cobden proved the stuffy selectors wrong about his lack of courage.

OPINION: All Black Donald Cobden was treated shamefully by stuffy selectors.

good reads

Tracking Patagonia's wild horses stuff nation video

Wild horses roam the park.

Helen Cordery is "glamping" in a pristine wilderness at the edge of the world.

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.

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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.

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'Sorry I tased you' cake

Hamilton Township Officer Darcy Workman says she accidentally tasered firefighter Rickey Wagoner while attempting to ...

A US police officer has apologised for a work mishap by bringing a firefighter a cake iced with an unusual message: "Sorry I tased you."

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.

Parenting

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.

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.

kiwi traveller

Ask an expert: Italy

The hilltop town of Taormina in Sicily isn't far from Mount Etna.

I did a Contiki tour in my 20s and want to go back to explore properly. What should I do?

Tracking wild horses in Patagonia stuff nation video

Wild horses roam the park.

Helen Cordery is "glamping" in a pristine wilderness at the edge of the world.

Family ditches Hutt for Asia stuff nation

Akha hilltribe woman in traditional costume, in Mae Salong, Thailand.

How the Blacks packed up their regular life to "worldschool" their children.

Kiwi cyclist stranded

Adam chilling in the mountains of Tajikistan.

Adam Glover has ridden up and down North and South America but has hit a major hurdle ahead of his return to NZ.

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