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NZ spots to visit before it's too late

9:37 AM  OPINION: Tourists come from all over the world to see them. How many have you ticked off?

Team NZ needs a tow video

Team New Zealand's new America's Cup boat foiling under tow during testing in Auckland.

10:34 AM  After a mysterious week in the shed, the Dolphin reappears and gets on its foils - but not under sail.

NZ is Middle Earth again video

17 min ago  Amazon studios will begin filming its Lord of the Rings television show in Auckland.

2050: NZ in a hotter world

The country is struggling with climate migrants, cyclones and mosquito-borne disease.

Do Boks have a doping problem?

11:00 AM  After a player's ban and scandals at lower levels, SA assistant coach addresses questions.

'I have seen this happen before'

The economist who predicted the dotcom bubble and GFC says we're missing something.

rugby world cup

Jonny Wilkinson finds peace

Jonny Wilkinson, left, chats to Prince Harry at a reception in aid of England Rugby's 'Try for Change' programme and the ...

9:45 AM  Rugby great opens up on his mental health struggles, revealing how Buddhism and quantum physics have helped.

Wales assistant coach sent home video

Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the Rugby World Cup in Japan over a potential breach of betting rules.

Dan Carter knows plenty about Beauden Barrett's game as the All Blacks look for a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup titles.

Carter analyses 'freakish' Barrett video

AB great on how Beaudy stacks up against the other RWC playmakers.

national

Building company owes $1.4m

Rose Built Homes has left several unfinished houses across Marlborough.

Company owes more on two vehicles, after buying them on hire purchase, than they are worth brand new.

Four stranded whales die

People are asked to stay away from the dead whales along the Ruakākā beach.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman says all persons were accounted for.

Screams from house fire video

9:48 AM  Neighbours heard a woman screaming and bangs as flames streamed out of the windows.

climate change

Janas' journey for Antarctic toothfish

The FV Janas is currently undertaking its second winter research survey in the Ross Sea, looking for more data in ...

Nelson-based fishing vessel heads off on second research voyage to study Antarctic Toothfish.

The revolution is coming - slowly

OPINION: NZ is finally making progress towards zero carbon. But it's not all plain sailing.

Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces.

You choose the ending

We have 4000 days left, so will you hang an extreme right or pursue a new direction?

business

Kathmandu US venture pays off

Kathmandu is pinning its hopes on new stores in New Zealand.

10:58 AM  Kathmandu profits from US shoe sales , but the Kiwi sales are down.

Rose Built owes $1.4m

Company owes more on two vehicles, after buying them on hire purchase, than they are worth brand new.

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A petrol pump at an Auckland Z station. 

file generic fuel prices expensive 91

Oil drops but nerves remain video

10:44 AM  Crude oil price falls to nearer 'pre-attack' level but no reversal yet at the pumps.

travel

Pilot loses passport, flight delayed

A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

10:04 AM  A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

Hiking in the smallest country

Nestled between the Rhine and majestic mountains, Liechtenstein has something to celebrate.

Was travel really better before the new millennium?

Old-school backpacking video

Was travel really better before the new millennium?

Choose a road. Will you hang an extreme right or pursue a new direction?

You choose the ending

We have 4000 days left, so will you hang an extreme right or pursue a new direction?

Complex tale of trees and the climate

Root & Branch (thumb)

Not all forests are created equal in the struggle to solve the climate crisis.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 forecast

RWC Power Rankings

The probable result for every game of the tournament is right here.

Deer tails, Jesus, and curry

Tai Ping supermarket is busier than the nearby Countdown in Northcote.

Do ethnoburbs shield Aucklanders from racism?

NZ's climate power list

Any significant climate policy moves in this Government's term will need to pass the Winston-test first.

Activists, scientists, business titans and politicians - meet climate change's MVPs.

world

Pilot loses passport, flight delayed

A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

10:04 AM  A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

High drama at UK Supreme Court video

Opponents argued that Boris Johnson illegally shut down Parliament, but UK Govt says it's not a matter for courts.

Michael Wayne Jones Jr has been charged with murder after the bodies of his wife Casei Jones and 4 children were found.

US wife's body dead in van for weeks

"Evil needs to pay for what he did," a sheriff said, after a man led police to a wooded area where they found four more bodies.

property

Rose Built owes $1.4m

Rose Built Homes has left several unfinished houses across Marlborough.

Company owes more on two vehicles, after buying them on hire purchase, than they are worth brand new.

4 year EQC fight lost

A Whanganui couple's four-year fight battle with EQC after a third of their property was lost in a landslide during the 2015 flood event has ended in failure.

The Spark building in downtown Wellington sold for $197.5m in 2018 to syndicators Mitchell Mackersy which raised part of ...

Alternative to bank deposit?

Thinking of investing in a property syndicate? Read this.

homed

Grand Designs - all about risk video

Grand Designs NZ host, architect Chris Moller says the riskier the build, the better he likes it.

At any one time there are 20 projects on the go - and the riskier the better for Chris Moller.

Devonport church reno wows video

Converting this church into a home is a labour of love for Lesley Harris - she was even married here.

Kanye West had big plans for his architecture initiative - Yeezy Home.

Kanye's dome homes torn down video

10:29 AM  The rapper has learned a big lesson about affordable-housing development: You can't bypass a permit.

life & style

Calls for Kmart to bring colour for boys

A Kiwi mum has started a petition to get Kmart to create more colourful clothes for boys aged eight to 16.

10:03 AM  A mum has said clothing for boys at Kmart and The Warehouse are much more "dreary and uninspired' than the girls' section.

How do I figure out my sexual identity?

ADVICE: I am 29 and male, yet I'm still not sure whether I like men or women.

KFC has announced a new type of burger to be trialled in some of its US stores.

KFC's chicken - in doughnut buns

9:31 AM  Fried chicken in doughnuts? KFC has announced a new type of burger for US stores. But will it come to NZ?

well & good

The beauty creams that actually work video

When it comes to cosmetics, separating the science from the pseudoscience can be difficult.

Cosmetics brands at all ends of the price scale are making big promises, but what do the experts say actually works?

Signs of an underactive thyroid

ADVICE: If left untreated, people with underactive thyroid issues are at higher risk of heart disease and elevated cholesterol levels.

Eleanor Ozich's natural cleaning product recipes are effective and smell divine.

8 natural DIY cleaning products

Eleanor Ozich shares her recipes for natural cleaning products that are effective and smell divine.

food & wine

Becoming the Lord of the Fries

Chief executive and co-founder of Lord of the Fries Mark Koronczyk.

9:49 AM  An increased demand for vegan food is powering growth at franchise chain Lord of the Fries.

Recipe: Capers, chilli and garlic mini loaf

It's a dish described by one reader as "really delicious".

Crema catalana and cream of celery soup

Recipe: Pineapple and polenta cake

nz farmer

Janas' journey for Antarctic toothfish

The FV Janas is currently undertaking its second winter research survey in the Ross Sea, looking for more data in ...

Nelson-based fishing vessel heads off on second research voyage to study Antarctic Toothfish.

The revolution is coming - slowly

OPINION: NZ is finally making progress towards zero carbon. But it's not all plain sailing.

No sentencing in deer velvet case

A young girl's plea after dog attacks video

entertainment

Classic cartoons we need more of video

Pinky, Duckula and Bananaman were animated icons for more than one generation.

3 min ago  From Count Duckula to Bananaman, these are the animated shows from our childhood we'd love to see again.

2020 Laneway line up revealed video

10:25 AM  UK rockers The 1975 lead the line up for January's festival, joined by local and international acts including Charli XCX, Ruell and Mermaidens.

Kiwi favourite Stan Walker will perform at the summer festival.

Good Vibes Festival lineup revealed video

10:35 AM  The reggae concert in January, 2020 will feature L.A.B, Stan Walker and Tree.

Bravo

Aaron Carter cancels tour

Image-E!

I hope you can all understand how much I need this time to heal and recharge my batteries, the 31-year-old tweeted.

Lizzo is feeling good as hell

This is my literal DREAM!! the artist said while rocking out to Truth Hurts.

NBC

Law and Order: SVU's reunion

Benson and Stabler got back together for a Sunday night dinner.

parenting

Older parents: Selfish or great? video

Do children miss out by having older parents - or gain? (file picture)

OPINION: We had my son, Eddie, when I was 47 and my husband was 51.

'Baby brain' isn't what you think video

There's a lot of debate about "baby brain", but it still doesn't tell the full story.

TV host's live morning sickness video

Punitive attitude detrimental to youth

oddstuff

Pilot loses passport, flight delayed

A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

10:04 AM  A flight from Vietnam to South Korea was delayed for 11 hours after the pilot arrived at the airport without his passport.

Courting over coffee and cats

A quirky speed dating event in Christchurch will see strangers paired up for four minutes surrounded by rescue cats.

That beloved NZ seafood poster

Inmates' tuck shop habits

technology

Apple bites back at Irish tax

The EU forced Ireland to recuperate billions in back taxes, but Ireland doesn't want the tech giant's money.

The Irish government is in court fight to stop Apple paying it billions of dollars, while Apple tells the EU top court it's not happy.

The Mega Drive Mini rocks video

REVIEW - The Mega Drive Mini is the nerdiest and most thoughtful microconsole yet.

Facebook has announced changes to extremist content policies ahead of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's stock take of ...

Facebook's plan to divert extremists

Its also using first-person military videos to train artificial intelligence to faster identify terror attacks like Christchurch's.

motoring

EPA to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy video

The Trump administration says that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and ...

9:57 AM  WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.

Honda's extra-value baby SUV video

Baby SUVs pack in a lot of equipment for minimal money and the Honda HR-V is no exception to that rule.

Car Next Door's founder Will Davies says that the average car is used for less the 5 per cent of the day.

Hyundai invests in car sharing video

Hyundai will pour millions into an Australian company to bolster its share-car credentials.

stuff nation

Rubbish walks that you'll love   stuff nation

Take a reusable foldaway bag on walks and get the kids involved in picking up rubbish too.

OPINION: Don’t wait for the next annual beach clean-up to do your bit for the environment.

Grief has a beginning, but no end stuff nation

OPINION: I will never know why my son chose to end his life when he was so loved. It will remain his story forever.

Healthier, cheaper, and accessible means of moving about is achieved by having public transport and mobility space that ...

NZ has 'car blindness' stuff nation

OPINION: Cars waste vast amounts of time, space, resources, and energy, contributing heavily to climate breakdown.

sport

How 'freakish' Barrett stars video

Dan Carter knows plenty about Beauden Barrett's game as the All Blacks look for a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup titles.

Dan Carter anaylses how All Blacks No.10 stacks up against the other RWC playmakers.

Jonny Wilkinson finds peace

9:45 AM  Rugby great opens up on his mental health struggles, revealing how Buddhism and quantum physics have helped.

Teuila Fotu-Moala could miss a match for the Kiwi Ferns if the Dragons fail to make the grand final.

Kiwi cops heavy punishment

10:11 AM  Star forward Teuila Fotu-Moala's NRLW season is over after becoming first player suspended in the competition.

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Tamariki teachers at this school

Luckina (Lucky) Aria, 8, interviews the tamariki at Torbay School who  teach te reo Māori and sign language.

At Torbay School the kids have taken over to teach te reo Māori to younger students.

Inside the new measles ward video

Olivia Matsas, 10, visits Middlemore Hospital's new measles ward to learn how the disease spreads.

Our KEA reporter learns why measles is one of the most contagious diseases in the world.

noted

Spooky warnings of foreign interference?

Security Intelligence Service (SIS) director-general Rebecca Kitteridge appeared before Parliament's Justice Select ...

New Zealand’s spy boss has provided a real-life whiff of drama and mystery from the intelligence world.

Making wine in shipping container hotel

Chile-based hotelier and winemaker Grant Phelps. The mural, painted on one of the hotel walls, is by a local couple ...

Traveller Grant Phelps made his dreams a reality in South America - and now makes wine for his usual hotel.

now to love

Is Meghan relaunching her blog?

Is The Tig set for a revival?

The Duchess of Sussex's business manager has reportedly renewed The Tig’s trademark.

Royal support for rugby legend

Prince William and Prince Harry have publicly expressed their support for the Welsh rugby legend.

Harry and William back Gareth Thomas after he reveals his battle with HIV - "you have our support".

homes to love

8 natural DIY cleaning products

Eleanor Ozich's natural cleaning product recipes are effective and smell divine.

Eleanor Ozich shares her recipes for natural cleaning products that are effective and smell divine.

Bold home 'an attention-seeker'

home

This north Auckland home makes a bold statement on the outside, while the inside is warm and welcoming.

food to love

Easy guide to composting

Composting is a great way to avoid waste.

Compost is the best possible food for your plants and a practical way to manage kitchen waste.

Taranaki recyclers living off the land video

Ahu Ahu Beach Villas in Taranaki.

Ahu Ahu Beach Villas combine an artistic assemblage of recycled and rustic materials in a peaceful farm setting with sweeping coastal views.

beautyheaven

Get more out of your moisturiser

By exfoliating your skin beforehand and applying product when your skin is still damp, your moisturiser will go beyond ...

By exfoliating your skin beforehand and applying product when your skin is still damp, your moisturiser will go beyond mere hydration.

What is body highlighting?

Jennifer Lopez attends the premiere for Hustlers at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Channel JLo and check out some tips, techniques and products for creating luminous definition and structure.

metro

Peta Mathias' true colours

This Rajasthani outfit meets Mathias' desire for colour and exuberance.

Mathias on how her life's journey has changed from what she had planned and why she loves colourful fashion.

Watching TV feels like a chore

Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman in Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

Finishing a TV series used to be delightful, and now - with the overabundance of shows - it feels exhausting.

newsroom.co.nz

Back winning after cancer ordeal

Julie Brougham and Steiny at home in Karere, in the Manawatu.

After a year of chemotherapy, Olympic dressage rider Julie Brougham is back in the saddle.

Paris - netball's rising talent

Paris Lokotui is one of 12 young sportswomen in the second wave of scholarships through the Tania Dalton Foundation.

Silver Ferns great Irene van Dyk says young netballer has a presence "bigger than Ben Hur" on the court.

The evolution of Steve Hansen

Once Graham Henry head-cracker, Steve Hansen is now known for his love a good wise crack.

OPINION: Steve Hansen was once an unpopular figure coaching All Blacks forwards who couldn't win a lineout.

tarana

Migrant association criticises visa overhaul

The Migrant Workers Association said the long-awaited visa changes were a disappointment and didn't go far enough.

A group representing migrant workers in NZ says the overhaul of work visas fails to remove a clause that means they can be treated like modern day slaves.

Kabir Bedi laments NZ's cricket loss

Legendary Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi talks to Radio Tarana at the IIFA Awards 2019, in Mumbai.

When Bollywood celebrities hear "New Zealand", they can't help lament the Black Caps heartbreaking loss at Lord's two months ago.

Fiji deaths baby 'recovering well'

Devi says she misses her family - her parents Nirmal Kumar and Usha Devi, her sister Nileshni Kajal and her nieces Sana ...

The one-year-old was sunburned and dehydrated when she was found with five dead family members.

Kiwi man charged over Fiji deaths

Muhammad Isoof, 62, from Christchurch has been charged with murder in Fiji.

Mohammad Raheesh Isoof is charged with killing five people who died after ingesting a toxic substance.

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