Aaron Smith, left, celebrates with Richie Mo'unga after scoring his first try against Ireland in Tokyo.

How All Blacks rated against Irish

OPINION: The men in black delivered an outstanding collective effort but who stood tallest?

All Blacks into semis

All Blacks fullback Beauden Barrett dives over the line after his superb score during the first half in Tokyo.

World champions sweep Irish aside with dominant display in Tokyo to stay on course for a historic three-peat.

Reaction: All Blacks v Ireland

Live: An All Blacks masterclass saw the Irish swept away 46-14 in Tokyo.

Irish media rue RWC loss

Ireland "humiliated" by ABs, but their media are taking the news with good humour.

Hansen fires back at Read critics

ABs coach couldn't resist having a dig at Kieran Read's detractors after win over Ireland.

Spark Sport users fuming video

Customers hit social media to complain as streaming service gives the all-clear.

rugby world cup

Smith: I did it for Luka video

It was a special night all round for All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith at Tokyo Stadium.

6 min ago  Happy halfback says he had plenty of motivation to put in his game-changing effort against Ireland in Tokyo.

Why Cheika must go video

15 min ago  OPINION: It's time for Michael Cheika to stand aside after equal-worst test coaching record in Australian rugby history.

Joe Moody, Kieran Read and Ardie Savea. soak up the All Blacks' stunning World Cup quarter-final win over Ireland.

English media talk up ABs semifinal video

13 min ago  England were good but NZ were better, now can Eddie Jones stop Steve Hansen's "focussed, ruthless, unrelenting" team?

national

A fight over Auckland's waterfront

Simon Herbert, right, with wife Paula at a BMW car launch in 2011.

5:00 AM  A millionaire developer, a secret deal and some very angry boaties.

Predator targeted boy

There was no escape for a 10-year-old boy repeatedly lured to isolated places and made to perform sexual acts.

Winston Peters is the longest-serving MP in parliament, first entering following the 1978 general election.

Peters in rarefied air

5:00 AM  He was first elected during the golden age of disco and punk music, now Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has broken into a select top 10 group.

climate change

Wild weather helps boosts trust in scientists video

Floodwaters cover the Japanese city of Nagano following Typhoon Hagibis.

5:00 AM  Many people sceptical of climate change are that way because they "don't like the consequences".

Native seaweed 'game-changer'

Project to turn NZ seaweed into greenhouse gas-busting cattle feed wins government backing.

Shoots Microgreens co-owner Matt Keltie has started a business in a former Wellington nightclub.

Market garden in concrete jungle

5:00 AM  A Wellington basement has been transformed into an urban garden supplying over 80 restaurants.

business

My fake credit score

Business reporter Anuja Nadkarni is perplexed how a credit score company can give her a rating while knowing almost ...

5:05 AM  I got a good credit score, but the ratings company knew nothing more about me than where I lived.

Who will tell our stories if we don't?

5:00 AM  The hollowing out of newsrooms creates a crisis larger than the fate of any company, writes RNZ boss Paul Thompson.

More New Zealand homes will be built in factories by skilled machine operators, before being trucked to sites to be ...

Inside the house factories

5:00 AM  One can churn out 500 houses a year, while another clips together homes and low-rise apartments.

travel

20 great feel-good destinations

The Blue Lagoon might be Iceland's most visited attraction, but that doesn't mean it can't be a blissful experience.

5:00 AM  There's everything from reegaelates to anti-gravity yoga and a world famous blue lagoon.

The Charlie's old-style glamour video

5:00 AM  This is an establishment that drips with the panache of Tinseltown's past.

Long soaks in hot springs are part of the retreat's prescription for boosting wellbeing.

NZ's best value micro retreat

5:00 AM  One of our best-known spas hosts a little-known weekend retreat.

Conversations recorded using the listening devices were listened to by guards. Anything interesting was written down in ...

NZ's secret prison spy scandal

A team of elite prison guards ran a secret, unauthorised spying operation. This is the untold story of how they were caught.

Japan's rapid RWC method

Japan's halfback Yutaka Nagare celebrates after victory over Ireland.

ANALYSIS: Only the All Blacks have run the ball from sideline to sideline more than Japan.

MediaWorks threat is a repeat

The future of MediaWorks' television business has been hanging in the air for some time.

OPINION: Cynics will question timing of announcement to sell television channel three.

$110 an hour to see uplifted son

Oranga Tamariki has been charging former Head Hunter Douglas Herbert a whopping sum to see his son, when most parents in ...

Father left suffering with anxiety and his toddler son "struggling" with the separation following the uplift.

Where ABs stars went to school

George Bridge is one of four All Blacks to have gone to a World Cup out of Lindisfarne College.

ANALYSIS: Nine World Cups. 175 All Blacks. How many Kiwi secondary schools?

world

Listen to Dolly Parton's America video

Dolly Parton transcends the rural and urban, liberal and conservative and somehow manages to bring people together.

5:00 AM  OPINION: She's a fascinating study in social culture and feminism as this nine-part podcast demonstrates.

Bird takes down US 'doomsday' plane

The wayward bird strike also caused US$2 million in damages.

Trump Doral, near Miami International Airport, will host the G7 summit next year.

G7 decision smacks self-dealing

5:00 AM  OPINION: Awarding the G7 to a Trump property is a brazen assault on the US Constitution and the President's oath to protect and defend it.

property

Sluggish home sales cause concern video

Bedford apartments for sale in One Central, in Christchurch's east frame development.

Slow sales of Christchurch's 900-home development have aroused concern from Treasury.

It's a good time to be a landlord

'Tenants in Wellington could be in for a rough summer.'

Building firm operator Sam Rogers seems to be supremely confident of his abilities. Others are not so sure.

Building firm 'destroys dreams'

A man boasting his exceptional skills and experience has a left trail of disappointed customers. He still has big ideas.

homed

Queen of the kitchen video

Multi award-winning kitchen and bathroom designer Davinia Sutton sits in one of her clients' kitchens. The clients, ...

Davinia Sutton has won all the big kitchen design awards, but she's not fazed about trends.

Last Block apartment for sale video

Small apartment that all the Blockies had a hand in decorating, is now on the market.

Huru House in rural Gisborne is a small, Japanese-inspired home designed by Andrew Simpson of Wiredog Architecture. It ...

Small house is Supreme winner video

A small family home in Gisborne designed as a series of cedar boxes has taken out the Supreme ADNZ award.

life & style

Living on a farm, with your grown-up kids, and their kids

Mary and Peter Kippenberger with six of their seven grandchildren, in Mary's WOW room. From left: Hayden Hemi (10), ...

5:00 AM  Mary and Peter Kippenberger live on a Hawke's Bay farm with their 4 kids and 7 grandkids.

He's getting weird about my body

5:00 AM  ADVICE: I never used to feel uptight about my body, but I do now.

We didn’t know our street went big on Halloween until it was too late.

Tricks and treaties with the undead

5:00 AM  OPINION: We didn’t know our street went big on Halloween until it was too late. This year, we’re stockpiling Chupa Chups.

well & good

How bedtime affects kids' health

New research shows that what time children goes to bed matters just as much as how long they sleep for once they're there.

5:00 AM  New research points to a link between going to bed late and gaining weight.

Breast cancer fight at 26

5:00 AM  Jenna Bone is encouraging Kiwis in their 20s to regularly check for telltale lumps.

The Blue Lagoon might be Iceland's most visited attraction, but that doesn't mean it can't be a blissful experience.

20 great feel-good destinations

5:00 AM  There's everything from reegaelates to anti-gravity yoga and a world famous blue lagoon.

food & wine

Putting convenience food to the test

Gordana Rodden is a time-poor vegetarian who sampled the best in convenience foods this week.

5:00 AM  With climate change on her mind time-poor, food-loving Gordana Rodden considers meal delivery kits as the bane and the antidote.

Watercress & kūmara soup

5:00 AM  With added kūmara and peas, this soup allows the flavour of watercress to shine.

Rhubarb, honey & yoghurt cakes

Spaetzle with peas, watercress & ricotta

nz farmer

Market garden in concrete jungle

Shoots Microgreens co-owner Matt Keltie has started a business in a former Wellington nightclub.

5:00 AM  A Wellington basement has been transformed into an urban garden supplying over 80 restaurants.

Hatchery's speedy mussel breeding video

Pleasing results from a Nelson-based mussel breeding programme are expected to yield huge growth.

Stricter winter grazing rules likely

Vet nurse scoops national award

entertainment

Listen to Dolly Parton's America video

Dolly Parton transcends the rural and urban, liberal and conservative and somehow manages to bring people together.

5:00 AM  OPINION: She's a fascinating study in social culture and feminism as this nine-part podcast demonstrates.

Hanks' Movies series a must see video

5:00 AM  OPINION: This is a star-studded, clip-heavy, enlightening, entertaining and nostalgic trawl through Hollywood's finest moments.

Actor, director, writer Taika Waititi - New Zealand's favourite son.

Best to not as good: Taika's films ranked

5:00 AM  OPINION: Jojo Rabbit is coming, but where will it sit in the Waititi canon? Lets take a look...

parenting

Parents, put your phone down

A panicked need to hold onto the fleeting moments of my son's ever-changing life consumed me and I over-documented with ...

OPINION: Looking back at pictures of my son, I don't remember the actual moments because I was so busy getting a good shot.

Judge orders 5yo be vaccinated

Her father wanted her vaccinated, her mother didn't out of fear of adverse reaction. It was up to a judge to decide.

Baby born on the toilet at home video

Staying sane on road trips with kids video

oddstuff

She lived in a van with 300 pet rats

Last week, staff from the San Diego Humane Society showed up with crates to carry off about 320 critters.

The car smelled so bad that the first US towing company turned down the job.

Flyer piles on clothes to avoid fees

She puts on eight extra shirts and three pairs of pants, one of which was still wet.

Trump stuns translator video

Iwi working with BurgerFuel

technology

Spark Sport's quarterfinals advice

A pixelated picture has been some Spark Sport users experience throughout the games.

Spark Sport says it's ready for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, but customers should still test the service out beforehand.

Twitter tackles Trump

OPINION: Global leaders who break rules will have their reach limited.

Google's new phone adds an extra camera.

Google shows off video

OPINION: Tech giant hits back with its own new devices.

motoring

Hyundai's ultimate drift...van video

Diesel four wasn't enough to break traction, so iMax N has a twin-turbo V6. Thank you Genesis.

The real genius of the iMax N Drift Bus is that it still carries eight (brave) people.

Car thief uses his head. Literally. video

A would-be car thief in the UK literally used his head in this break-in attempt caught on video, albeit inadvertently.

Petrol 350 gets the benefit of eight-speed gearbox. But hybrid has more of a luxury feel.

Lexus RX shines a little brighter video

It's all about projecting: world-first lighting tech for the new RX, and Lexus has finally joined the CarPlay party.

stuff nation

Ratings or mental health issue? stuff nation

Contestants were asked probing questions that indicated producers had a particular storyline or reaction in mind, says ...

OPINION: Watching people’s suffering and manipulation is not fun, MAFS groom says.

Reality TV: Your thoughts stuff nation

Tell us what you love, or love to hate, about shows like Married At First Sight or The Bachelor.

"Our greatest victories often follow our greatest defeats."

Not backing black? Inconceivable! stuff nation

OPINION: It's what we do. It's who we are. It is, to me, the purest expression of what it means to be Kiwi.

sport

English media talk up ABs video

Joe Moody, Kieran Read and Ardie Savea. soak up the All Blacks' stunning World Cup quarter-final win over Ireland.

13 min ago  England were good but NZ were better, now can Eddie Jones stop Steve Hansen's 'focussed, ruthless, unrelenting' team?

ABs do it with defence

OPINION: New Zealand attacked with their usual class, but tackling won this Rugby World Cup knockout match.

Michael Cheika embraces Wallabies captain Michael Hooper after Australia's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal exit.

Why Cheika must go video

16 min ago  OPINION: It's time for Michael Cheika to stand aside after equal-worst test coaching record in Australian rugby history.

special offers
daily fix

Newsletters

Stuff newsletters serve up the best content to suit your news appetite.

Hungry for news? Thirsting for the truth? Select from Stuff’s buffet of delicious newsletters.

Puzzles

x

Test your mind with our puzzles

Cartoons

Dilbert

Read the latest Stuff cartoons, including Dilbert, Sharon Murdoch, Jim Hubbard and Jeff Bell.

kea kids news

He can see your superpower video

Harper Heta, 10, meets Tapahia Heke, who can see the superpower in everyone.

This teacher sees more than good in his students, he sees their superhero alter-egos.

Kiwi heading to world's best dog show video

NZ's best performing pooches were on form at the Black Hawk National Dog Show.

Dogs jumping over lightsabers, and plenty of pooch preening: it's the National Dog Show.

noted

Gisborne family's fishing empire

Unloading the day’s catch.

From two brothers emigrating to NZ in the early years of the 20th Century, the Zame family's been fishing off the Gisborne coast for 75 years.

NZ's own Brexit-style breakup

New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake.

Brexit, mired in controversy, isn't new - New Zealand faced its own Brexit of sorts 58 years ago.

now to love

Shortland Street star on life after loss

Rebekah Palmer plays Dawn Robinson on Shortland Street.

Rebekah Palmer: ''I realised that if I'm happy with my life as it is… I'm going to be happier as a person.''

Kiwi mum's surgical mesh hell

Jacqueline Alesich is one of countless Kiwi women debilitated by surgical mesh implants.

Jacqueline Alesich couldn't wait to leave hospital. Then the "cheese grater" agony began.

homes to love

6 low maintenance lawn alternatives

BAUER PIC - This round-up of easy-care alternatives to lawns is your answer to ditching the mower

This round-up of easy-care alternatives to lawns is your answer to ditching the mower.

Why white kitchens are here to stay gallery

Using a white colour palette for the tiles, benchtop and cabinetry gives the kitchen a fresh and timeless feel.

A plan to bring more light into this kitchen transformed it into a brighter, more open space with minimal change to the layout.

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

Rachel Hunter's beauty routine

Rachel Hunter is a big believer that less is more when it comes to makeup.

The New Zealand beauty icon has a fairly simple makeup mantra: less is more.

Why it's time to try G-Beauty

German model Heidi Klum is certainly doing something right with her skin.

Forget K-Beauty - it's Germany's turn to be in the skincare spotlight.

metro

Losing an election

Yeshe Dawa in her kitchen.

What's it like to spend months of your life campaigning for a local government role, and not get in?

House prices change a community

Jenna Wiggill and Roy O'Hara outside their first home, in Onehunga. Photo: Vinesh Kumaran

The traditionally working-class Auckland suburb Onehunga is in flux, giving way to gentrification.

newsroom.co.nz

Influential dad in bullying scrap

Alleged bullying of a young child at Hobsonville School has escalated to involve police, an MP and a local council member.

An Auckland school and a high-profile businessman are at war over the alleged bullying of his young son.

Who can save TV3 now?

13122017 Chris McKeen/Stuff NEWS PHOTOS: Samantha Hayes, news broadcaster.

Former Mediaworks news chief Mark Jennings looks at who might buy Three now it's on the block.

DOC blasts ancient rock feature video

The removal of a fragile rock overhang in a West Coast national park is being criticised for putting visitor safety over ...

Explosives were used to blast a 34 million-year-old rock overhang in a national park.

tarana

Stars arrive for Manukau Diwali

Zeenat Aman at Auckland Airport earlier today.

Bollywood stars have arrived in Auckland, and are fired up for their appearance at Manukau Diwali on Saturday.

No charges against Bainimarama

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, left, and National Federation Party MP Pio Tikoduadua.

No charges will be brought against Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in relation to assault claims by an opposition party MP.

India unplugged: The trade opportunities

Muktesh Pardeshi, Indian High Commissioner to New Zealand, addresses the India-New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) ...

New Zealand companies needed to be more proactive and learn from the increasing number of Kiwi companies tasting success in India, Auckland summit hears.

KK in town for one-off show

KK, one of Bollywood's most versatile singers, will be performing live at Logan Campbell Centre in Greenlane on ...

KK, one of Bollywood's most talented singers will be in Auckland this weekend for a one-off show.

sponsored content

Big dreams for a small grain

Morgan Maw is the founder of Bonnie, a New Zealand oat-based wholefoods company.

SPONSORED: Morgan Maw has never been afraid to dream big.

Off the catwalk and into your home

The study (left) features Resene Mother Nature, Resene Greywash, Resene Noir, Resene Peace, Resene Silver Chalice, ...

SPONSORED: In the mood to transform your home? Take some inspiration from the latest fashion colours.