Gevnesh Prasad and his younger sister Priya Prasad celebrating Christmas.

Young pilot found dead

For Gevnesh Prasad, 24, flying commercially was the only thing he ever wanted.

Ace supports Folau video

Christian pastor and former tennis champion Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for communicating ...

Aussie tennis legend says her heart goes out to rugby star over his public 'persecution'.

Mueller report being released video

12:34 AM  US lawmakers angry at attorney general's decision to hold a press conference about special counsel report before releasing it.

'Life as I know is gone'

US man charged over a head-on crash near that killed a tourist must pay $55,000.

NZ's centre moves to Wairarapa

If you're looking for the centre of NZ, it's moved. And it's not in the same island any more.

Serepisos house for sale

Wellington house belonging to Alliki Serepisos, mother of ex-Phoenix owner Terry, is listed.

national

Easter traffic warning

Easter traffic was bumper-to-bumper at the Greenlane Interchange at 2pm.

Travel extra early or late on Thursday and Good Friday to avoid long queues.

CGT a bitter pill to swallow

The Green Party leadership is holding out on Budget 2019 to make progress on other areas of its confidence and supply agreement with Labour.

During the trial the court heard how Fred Keating had searched up BrickHouse security cameras days before the camera was ...

Officer's toilet camera

Commodore guilty of planting a toilet camera in the NZ Embassy in Washington DC.

christchurch mosque terror attack

No malice in Six60 song

Matiu Walters from Six60, who performed at the You Are Us / Aroha Nui benefit concert in Christchurch.

Criticism of Six60's "love song" lyrics at terror attack benefit concert unwarranted, promoter says.

Prince William to visit mosque attack survivors video

Details of the prince's two-day visit to NZ next week have been announced.

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Victim Support service coordinator for Mid and South Canterbury Kelly Katene is ...

Victim Support apologises to families

A miscommunication led families of victims from the Christchurch shooting to turn up for a meeting that never happened.

    Redacted: Why you aren't getting the information you're entitled to.

    How to fix the Official Information Act

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

    Armed cops: The new normal?

    The Police Association says the public has reacted well since the Christchurch shootings to officers carrying ...

    Police believe officers are at risk and should be routinely armed. Academics and others disagree.

    Big Decision: Abortion in NZ

    Should New Zealand's abortion law be changed?

    WATCH: Stuff Circuit's new documentary explores the heated abortion debate, where beliefs are as salient as facts.

    The precarious state of NZ

    The ongoing destruction of native flora is a major environmental issue.

    Thousands of species are threatened, rivers are unsafe for swimming, we're losing productive land, and the climate is changing.

    Surrender on capital gains tax

    A capital gains tax has been described as the greatest shake-up in the tax system since GST was introduced in 1986.

    OPINION: Giving up on major tax change was more "cock up" than conspiracy.

    world

    Baby T-rex skeleton for sale on eBay video

    Trix, a female T-rex on show at the Natural History Museum of Leiden. The skeleton for sale is of a juvenile T-rex, ...

    Want to own a baby dinosaur? If you have a spare $4.4 million, you could be in luck.

    Jail time for British conman

    Chris Skelly, who left behind piles of debts in New Zealand, finally faces justice across the ditch.

    People are advised to stay away from work, school or public places if they're feeling sick. (File photo)

    Global measles cases triple in 2019

    Global measles epidemics are causing a wave of concern throughout the world. So which countries are being hit the hardest?

    business

    Huawei ads 'just the start'

    Anne-Marie Brady, a professor at the University of Canterbury says the strength of our democracy relies on a free press.

    The Government took a stand against Huawei - but ads and sponsorship deals for the Chinese telco are everywhere.

    Kiwi banks among world's most profitable

    And you can put that down to less competition in the NZ market, Fitch peer review finds.

    Terry Serepisos was discharged from bankruptcy in 2014.

    Serepisos house for sale

    A Wellington house belonging to Alliki Serepisos, mother of former Phoenix owner Terry Serepisos, has been listed on Trade Me.

    opinion

    What Auckland Airport could be video

    FFX-travel New Zealand's most romantic hot springs escape.  The Coromandel's Lost Spring

    OPINION: Imagine for a second if we gave our international gateway the Changi treatment.

    Time to ditch hotel gyms video

    OPINION: The hotel gym is trailing, puce-faced and wheezing, in the wake of its shiny millennial rivals.

    Two big steps for biodiversity

    The right 12 for the ABs

    good reads

    Spinning with whirling dervishes video

    Whirling Dervishes take part in a Sema Prayer Ceremony.

    The edges of these spinning skirts are said to experience accelerations "of about four times Earth gravity".

    Paris' other great churches video

    After the Notre Dame fire, the hope is that visitors will turn for inspiration to other exquisite churches in the French capital.

    Space tourism a waste of money video

    Top tips for stress-free Easter driving video

    technology

    Gmail fix issues after crash

    Gmail users reported issues with the mailing platform around the country and the world.

    Gmail users reported issues with the mailing platform around the country and the world.

    Samsung Galaxy Folds break

    Samsung's nearly $3000 Galaxy Fold was completely unusable after 2 days, one owner said.

    The point of reading a book is not accumulating information, or at least not that alone.

    Is Blinkist a substitute for reading?

    The app offers summaries of non-fiction books. Maybe that's a problem.

    homed

    Is that a zebra in your house? gallery video

    The living hub is watched over by a larger-than-life face panel imported from the UK; solid steel and timber doors were ...

    A low-slung home that snuggles into the Central Otago landscape has some surprises in store.

    After 66 years, sold in a flash video

    Young couple bought 'Mum's' Pt Chev house with original decor, for just under $1.295m.

    The Powell house in Kelson, Lower Hutt, is being restored to its 1950s glory.

    Concrete 'castle' finds champion video

    Looming above the Hutt Valley like a medieval "castle", the Powell house's new owner is keen to revive this heritage oddity.

    life & style

    'Expensive sneaker disease' is real

    A woman wears Louis Vuitton sneakers in New York City. People's obsession with expensive, 'fashion' sneakers means many ...

    Those Gucci sneakers at F45 may look cute but what are they doing to your feet?

    Cancer faker ordered to face court

    Fake wellness guru Belle Gibson been summoned to court after failing to pay $438k penalty for duping Australians.

    McGarvey said he has never seen his father, who only visited him on the day he was born and gifted him a yellow cardigan.

    New dad's search for lost father

    Kane McGarvey's father visited the day he was born. He left a yellow cardigan and an empty photo album.

    well & good

    Beards have more germs than dog fur

    Researchers found a significantly higher count of germs in men's beards than dogs' fur. (File photo).

    Your dog has cleaner fur than your beard, according to a new study.

    Potential cancer linked to drug

    Medsafe has issued an alert over a medicine included in treatments for high blood pressure and excess fluid build-up.

    British runner Elise Downing is always seeking adventures and, in 2016, ran around the entire coast of Britain.

    The path to gratitude video

    OPINION: Elise Downing spent 10 months running right around the coast of Britain and - along the way - learnt the value of gratitude for the small stuff.

    food & wine

    Arnott's chocolate to reach NZ shores?

    A brand new range of Arnott's chocolate is hitting Australian stores and there's hope it could be popping across the ...

    Arnott's has created five new blocks of biscuit-chocolate goodness, and there's hope they'll pop across the ditch to NZ.

    Why we binge eat video

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

    Phallic-shaped kūmara's in charity auction

    Good and bad of meal kits

    nz farmer

    PGG Wrightson clears final sales hurdle

    After the sale to global company DLF Seeds, PGG Wrightson will bank about $210 million.

    The OIO has approved the sale of PGG Wrightson's seeds and grains business to Danish company DLF Seeds.

    Surge in cattle disease restrictions video

    As cattle moving day approaches, MPI is getting tough on livestock movements.

    Turning sheep milk into booze video

    Muddy bun craze bumps butter price

    entertainment

    Why Beyonce's Homecoming is important video

    Beyonce at Coachella.

    REVIEW: Homecoming shows Beyonce at her most culturally important.

    When Leyna met Lutz

    REVIEW: Well-put together story of star-crossed-lovers let down by stilted dialogue and touch too much melodrama.

    Soldiers Without Guns is a conventional documentary, made without undue flourish, but sometimes that's exactly what a ...

    How NZ helped save Bougainville video

    REVIEW: 14 peace missions failed. This is the story of the NZ initiative that worked.

    travel

    Time to ditch hotel gyms video

    Fitness used to be a chore; today it's a luxury.

    OPINION: The hotel gym is trailing, puce-faced and wheezing, in the wake of its shiny millennial rivals.

    Irish road renamed after R2D2 video

    The diminutive Star Wars icon is honoured as Ireland gears up for "May the 4th Be With You" festival.

    FFX-travel New Zealand's most romantic hot springs escape.  The Coromandel's Lost Spring

    What Akl Airport could be video

    OPINION: Imagine for a second if we gave our international gateway the Changi treatment.

    parenting

    Shorty's bailing babies video

    Plucky young widow Bella D'Urville (Amelia Reid-Meredith) decided to go it alone after her unreliable baby daddy Jimmy ...

    When little Lulu Karim waved bye-bye to Ferndale, the orphaned tot became the latest in a long line of bailing babies.

    Here come the home-birth haters video

    OPINION: As the duchess has discovered, nothing enrages the world more than a woman who wants a home birth.

    When you're a mum who doesn't drink video

    Finding your abs after childbirth video

    oddstuff

    Swinging into the record books video

    Charlie O'Brien kept himself going with gingernuts and hot chocolate.

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

    New Plymouth's world champion archers

    Movies may pull in eager archers, but that's not what encouraged New Plymouth's latest world champions.

    Final year of Taranaki mud run video

    What my dog told me

    motoring

    Auckland traffic's voice of reason

    Aucklanders who drive to work spend four working weeks stuck in traffic every year, according to data from GPS ...

    Local elections are this year, and the debate over traffic is heating up.

    A long wait for new Havals video

    Despite pumping out fresh product, the brand promising ‘have it all’ has nothing new for us until 2021.

    Jaguar's design director Ian Callum says designing Jaguars is "the best job in the world"

    Jaguar EV takes top award video

    The Jaguar I-Pace has taken an historic triple win in the World Car Awards.

    stuff nation

    Service will remain with me stuff nation

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

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

    The problem with I Am Hope stuff nation

    OPINION: I saw hundreds of smiling people with frames on their profiles. What I did not see was support.

    What does happiness look like to you? (FILE PHOTO).

    What makes you happy? stuff nation

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

    sport

    Sharks storm home over Panthers

    Shaun Johnson of the Sharks in action at PointsBet Stadium in Sydney.

    12:15 AM  Penrith's sorry start to the season has sunk to a new low.

    'Social media is a trap' video

    11:05 PM  NZ-born England star Denny Solomona explains why he chooses to steer clear of all the negativity on social media.

    Kurtley Beale, left, has the chance to take Australia's fullback spot of Israel Folau, right, at the Rugby World Cup.

    Beale takes over from Folau

    Kurtley Beale is named at fullback for the Waratahs in place of suspended star.

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    quick! save the planet

    Young activist asks Pope to join climate strike

    Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg holds up a sign as Pope Francis greets her at the end of his ...

    Nobel Peace Prize nominee and climate change activist Greta Thunberg has taken her climate change fight to the Vatican.

    The precarious state of NZ

    The ongoing destruction of native flora is a major environmental issue.

    Thousands of species are threatened, rivers are unsafe for swimming, we're losing productive land, and the climate is changing.

    ECan considering climate crisis

    The Christchurch group is part of an international movement established in the United Kingdom committed to non-violent ...

    Canterbury regional councillors to consider declaring a climate emergency after protest commitment.

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    noted

    The evolution of the dog

    During the Ice Age, an eight-year-old walked, apparently calmly, along a narrow passage deep inside Chauvet Cave, in ...

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

    Can you buy happiness?

    27042004/ Mary Holm, Financial commentator. For by-line logo. For Business. Photo, John Selkirk DOM POST

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

    now to love

    Why we binge eat video

    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

    During the Ice Age, an eight-year-old walked, apparently calmly, along a narrow passage deep inside Chauvet Cave, in ...

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

    homes to love

    Tiny newbuild has enviable footprint gallery

    Pippin Wright-Stow designed and built Ariana’s bedroom and Rafi’s loft using galvanised steel pipe and locally sourced, ...

    This modest, new-build family home perches lightly on the land as it leans out over Lyttelton Harbour, and has a tiny eco footprint.

    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.

    beautyheaven

    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.

    newsroom.co.nz

    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.

    From bike to boat: Teen's thrilling ride

    Mirfin hopes to row in it at next year's Maadi Cup, where she'll look to add the national under-18 title to her achievements.

    She travelled the world racing her BMX, but Shakira Mirfin decided to give up the bike and jump in a boat.

    #metoonz

    Sexual harassment disclosure model praised

    130317. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Victoria University, Pipitea Campus,Wellington.

    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.