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Nicola Bowden outreach worker for the Auckland City Mission - featuring in a Stuff/NZ ...

'Don't ignore the problems' video

Nicola is an outreach worker and helps homeless Aucklanders in desperate need.

'I killed my mate' video

Jordan McGrath killed his friend Judd Hall in a high-speed, alcohol-fuelled crash in Greymouth in 2014.

Jordan McGrath got behind the wheel drunk and sped to a party. He has to live with the fact he killed one of his best friends.

Into Pike River: 'We've done it'

Tears flowed as three men walked into the Pike River mine drift on Tuesday.

Family found 33 years later

A baby abandoned in a London airport bathroom in 1986 now knows some of the truth.

Not ready to forgive

Russell McVeagh sponsorship offer rejected because of 2018 sex assault scandal.

Jamie Oliver's restaurant woes

Celeb chef's restaurant chain reportedly filing for involvency, putting 1300 jobs at risk.

national

Terror charge laid 

The man accused of committing the March 15 terror attack in Christchurch is facing a new charge, police say.

Man accused of committing mosque shootings is now facing terrorism charge.

Farm workers lose all in blaze

Three dairy farmers left their home to drench some cattle. An hour later, they were told they had lost everything in a house fire - including their dog.

The Macauley Ford workshop on fire in Frankton, Queenstown, on Monday morning.

Fire destroys firefighters' truck

7:00 AM  Gabbie Mullally teased her husband about his truck being on fire before realising it was no joke.

christchurch mosque terror attack

We're all subsidising shooters

Taxpayers pay most of the cost of administering the firearms licensing system. (File photo)

OPINION: The gun licensing system costs more to administer than shooters pay. That can't be right.

Chch imam's politics bid

Gamal Fouda, the Al Noor Mosque imam who won acclaim for his response to the Chch terror attacks, wants to enter local politics.

The woman studied medicine years ago, but was not practising as a doctor.

'Bogus doctor' baffled

She denies impersonating a doctor to access terror attack victims, and is allowed to again visit a survivor.

    Drink driver: 'I killed my mate' video

    Jordan McGrath got behind the wheel drunk and sped to a party. He has to live with the fact he killed one of his best friends.

    'He broke our family'

    Emma Ford took great pleasure from helping people. Her family says she was "bright and colourful, loud and loveable".

    Emma Ford was 'the rock' of her family. Alcohol, excessive speed and a young man at the wheel combined to killed her.

    The untold story of Ann Yesler

    Ann Yesler was violently killed by her husband in their Auckland home in 2005. He served two years in prison, then left ...

    When Ann Yesler told her husband she was considering sex work, he killed her. But he didn't mean to, and wasn't culpable, he argued.

    Missing OIA agreements video

    The Official Information Act matters. But right now it's not working.

    Recommendations that ministers sign agreements to outlaw politicised interference with OIA responses ent nowhere.

    Cheating on transport

    New Zealand doesn't count the emissions from goods it imports from other countries.

    Teen activist has blasted British politicians for cheating on emissions. NZ is doing the same 'creative accounting'.

    world

    Sherpa climbs Everest 24th time video

    Kami Rita, 48, has scaled Mount Everest for a 24th time, breaking his own record.

    16 min ago  Kami Rita extends his record for successful climbs with his second time on the summit in a week.

    Charged for 'milkshaking' Farage

    UK man charged with common assault and criminal damage after lobbing drink at Brexiteer.

    British PM Theresa May offers lawmakers the chance to vote on a new referendum on the country's membership in the EU.

    May offers vote on new referendum

    British PM Theresa May offers lawmakers the chance to vote on a new referendum on the country's membership in the EU.

    business

    Tech company sold for $45m

    Ian Craig and Annette Schleiss have been running CORE Transport Technologies from Nelson since 2008.

    13 min ago  A Nelson tech company which tracks cargo from locations all over the world has been bought by a Canadian firm.

    Diatomite miner's application delayed

    An application to buy land for diatomite mining was lodged in February 2018 - but will take more time.

    Vodafone was recently sold for $3.4 billion and is preparing reportedly to make 200 workers redundant.

    Redundancies in harsh times

    5:30 AM  OPINION: Workers' job security is often at the mercy of corporate deals.

    opinion

    Redundancies in harsh times

    Vodafone was recently sold for $3.4 billion and is preparing reportedly to make 200 workers redundant.

    5:30 AM  OPINION: Workers' job security is often at the mercy of corporate deals.

    The growth problem

    Budget 2019 might be billed as wellbeing, but only taxes pay the bills.

    Proud moment for Pike families

    We're all subsidising shooters

    good reads

    Can Huawei survive without Google?

    Huawei's phones run on Android and include the Google Play set of apps in devices sold abroad.

    Life without Google is normal in China, and Huawei may eventually have an Android alternative for Western customers.

    Finding Fiji, and each other video

    Adventuring together as a family proves such a rewarding way to stay connected that it gradually became a tradition.

    Surgeon sentenced over fatal crash

    Flatpack housing is our future video

    technology

    The disinformation age

    Artist Jessica Savage Broer photoshopped this image to include President Donald Trump. She said she wanted to make the ...

    Growing risk of audio and video manipulation will soon leave people questioning everything they see.

    Facial recognition app for pandas video

    Chinese researchers spend two years analysing 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of the monochromatic furballs.

    Parkable allows people to make use of redundant space throughout the city.

    5 Kiwi apps that make your life easier

    It's not magic, it's just an app.

    homed

    Phil Spencer: Add $78k to house

    Phil Spencer, seen here with his Location, Location, Location co-host Kirstie Allsopp, believes you can add thousands to ...

    Want to add value to your biggest asset? It might pay to check out Phil Spencer's hot tips.

    Flatpack housing is our future video

    Opinion: We've seen the Bunnings houses; we've heard from the owners; we're sold on the idea.

    Toni and Brook Strawbridge are doing the bulk of the assembly work themselves for their 440-square-metre, eco-friendly ...

    Couple's $1m self-build log home video

    This family are living in a caravan while building their 440sqm dream eco home.

    life & style

    Lipstick: Go nude this winter video

    MAC senior artist Kiekie Stanners says she always recommends trying nude lipsticks on the lips before you head to the ...

    Find the right shade to suit your skin tone.

    Chefs swap kitchens for farms

    Ten top international chefs have travelled to the Otago high country to learn more about the produce they're cooking with.

    Tommy Millions' Press Hall location.

    By the slice is twice as nice

    REVIEW: Tommy Millions' three Wellington kiosks turn out New York-style pizza that's light of crust and hefty of flavour.

    well & good

    Honey remedy for cold sores video

    About 30 per cent of people suffer recurrent attacks of cold sores with the standard treatment usually being ...

    6 min ago  Got a whopping big cold sore? Your treatment options just got wider thanks to bees and some Kiwi ingenuity.

    What is vitiligo? video

    It's not "serious" or life-threatening in any way, but can be very very distressing for those who suffer from it.

    Women Of Influence is calling for nominations.

    Know any Women of Influence?

    Nominations are open for the seventh annual Women of Influence awards.

    food & wine

    Recipe: La Zeppa's Bloody Mary

    La Zeppa's Loaded Bloody Mary.

    6:30 AM  It's the drink you love, but with added fried chicken and bacon.

    El Barrio's colourful opening

    The new Wellington eaterie announced its arrival with a four-day musical extravaganza.

    New Brighton's Karma cafe experience

    Recipe: Roasted eggplant salad

    nz farmer

    Chefs swap kitchens for farms

    London-based chef John Skotidas was excited to take a selfie with a sheep while visiting New Zealand.

    Ten top international chefs have travelled to the Otago high country to learn more about the produce they're cooking with.

    A twin surprise

    OPINION: There are a few tricks to successfully rearing twin calves.

    Farm workers lose all in blaze

    Rural connectivity tech woes

    entertainment

    Your next post-GoT binge show video

    The Handmaid's Tale never manages to crack a smile. Maybe this year will be the one.

    7:00 AM  Now Game of Thrones is finished, the hunt is on for the next big show.

    US state won't air same-sex wedding video

    6:20 AM  A rat and an aardvark walked down the aisle, and stations across the US aired the couple's big moment - except in Alabama.

    Noah Wyle plays Daniel Calder on The Red Line.

    Noah Wyle's new emotional journey video

    6:43 AM  "It was one of those things where I cried at the table read. I cried at the rehearsal. I cried in every shot."

    travel

    I beat 280,000 for dream job video

    Melbourne's Anne Tachado will live in the Italian village for three months.

    1 min ago  Anne Tachado is one of five winners in competition to live the rural Italian dream.

    Away from Tokyo's bustle video

    6:00 AM  The resort town that's a favourite with the Japanese.

    Kami Rita, 48, has scaled Mount Everest for a 24th time, breaking his own record.

    Sherpa climbs Everest 24 times video

    15 min ago  Kami Rita extends his record for successful climbs with his second time on the summit in a week.

    parenting

    Graduation day emotions

    It was fun to be a graduate for a minute, before mum life put me back in my place.

    That brief moment of letting myself enjoy my achievement, well, it was fun while it lasted.

    Parents forget baby in Hamburg taxi

    It's a new parents' nightmare. Thankfully the little one made it home safe.

    New royal baby pictures released

    Travel with kids: How to stay safe

    oddstuff

    Power cuts action plan for Whangamomona

    The Whangamomona Hotel is one of the many places forced to get a generator so it wasn't effected by the area's many ...

    When the power goes out in New Zealand's only republic, getting basic needs fast isn't an option.

    Russell Birdman in peril

    A lack of pokie machines in the small Northland town of Russell is putting its quirky winter event in jeopardy.

    DNA test reveals WWII love story

    Taranaki pharmacist retires after 47 years

    motoring

    Camry hybrid now more worldly video

    Long considered a bit nerdy, Camry now wears its hybrid credentials with pride.

    It's hard to think of a less European car than the Toyota Camry. But now it's returned to the Continent and UK. Do they like it as much as we do?

    EVs shouldn't depend on incentives video

    The boss of Volvo's Tesla-fighting brand, Polestar, doesn't think subsidies on EVs are a good idea.

    Trump's definition of national security could stop imports of virtually anything, say experts.

    Car imports a national threat, says Trump video

    President Trump is stretching the definition of 'national security' to the limit by targeting car imports from Europe and Japan, say experts.

    stuff nation

    What we can learn from the US stuff nation

    Many of the jobs that current students will have don’t even exist yet.

    OPINION: Our education system needs to prepare students for life beyond the classroom.

    I wanted to end her suffering stuff nation

    OPINION: A brain tumour had taken everything from her. We only wanted our little girl to suffer no longer and just go to sleep.

    What's it like getting an abortion in NZ - and is it time to overhaul our laws?

    Your thoughts on abortion stuff nation

    What's it like getting an abortion in NZ - and is it time to overhaul our laws?

    sport

    Waratahs stand Latu down

    Hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by the Waratahs after failing to tell them of his drink-driving charge.

    9 min ago  Test frontrower apologises for not telling his club and coach about drink driving offence.

    Crusaders: alcohol not a factor

    Independent witnesses come forward as Crusaders say alcohol not a factor in alleged incident in Cape Town.

    Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to Niki Lauda who passed away.

    Hamilton pays tribute to Lauda

    "Thank you for being a bright light in my life," Lewis Hamilton said on Instagram of his racing mentor Niki Lauda.

    special offers
    quick! save the planet

    Climate declaration sets new course

    Thousands attend Nelson climate change protests on the Cathedral steps in March.

    OPINION: There was no escaping the mood that this was a critical proposal whose time had come.

    Rising sea level could affect 187m

    Scientists think the new predicted sea level rise figures of 2 metres by 2100 could have "profound consequences for ...

    Scientists think the newly predicted rise could have "profound consequences for humanity".

    The impact of climate strike kids video

    A new study shows clued-up kids can change their parents' minds about climate change.

    They may not be able to vote, but clued-up teens can still make a big difference, study shows.

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    Read the latest cartoons from Stuff, including Dilbert, Sharon Murdoch, Tom Scott and more.

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    Stopped from going blind

    Wendy Johnstone is one of 160,000 Kiwis affected by macular degeneration. 1 in 7 people over 50 will be affected.

    Wendy Johnstone got a huge shock when she realised she lost the sight in her left eye – she thought she just needed stronger glasses.

    The enduring comforts of list-making

    Most of us make lists of one kind or another: shopping lists, to-do lists, bucket lists, wish lists, lists of 10 books ...

    Lists - why we make them, why we need them, and what our lists reveal about us.

    now to love

    MAFS Jessika and Honey Badger date video

    MAFS' Jessika Power and Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins are rumoured to be dating.

    Two of the most vilified people on reality TV. Makes sense.

    Kiwi's role in royal wedding video

    The newly released photos include one of Clara Madden handing Meghan her bouquet.

    Meghan and Harry's newly released wedding photos have revealed an important Kiwi connection.

    homes to love

    80s house gets stylish makeover

    This family spent $40,500 and transformed their home.

    By spending just over $40,000, this family got a whole new look for both inside and outside.

    4 DIY projects with placemats

    Placemats are a simple starting point for these effective DIY projects.

    We've taken these $3 wooden placemats from Kmart and turned them into four easy DIY projects.

    food to love

    Doris and her German sausages

    If you've ever had the pleasure of visiting the Nelson Saturday Market, there's a fairly good chance you've come across ...

    One local food producer has brought German meat treats to the mainstream in Nelson.

    Easy slow-cooker chicken soup video

    Simply prep your ingredients, pop them in the slow cooker and come back eight hours later to a delicious, nutritious meal.

    Prep your ingredients, pop them in the slow cooker and come back eight hours later.

    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.

    metro

    The genius and folly of Pasture video

    Pasture.

    After enduring money troubles, a breakdown and a break-up, Pasture’s Ed Verner is finally finding firmer ground – and puts no limits on what he can achieve.

    How to justify a $300 dinner video

    Food is a six-course seasonal set menu

    Why not put money aside to save for something truly special, writes Jean Teng.

    newsroom.co.nz

    What happens now at Pike River

    Dinghy Pattinson is a man on a mission.

    One of the country's most experienced miners tells how the Pike River mine re-entry will proceed.

    Abortion laws should be strengthened

    Alabama governor's has cleared near-total abortion ban bill.

    OPINION: This is a watershed moment for women's reproductive freedom in NZ and an opportunity to overturn 40-year-old laws.

    Opening Pike River mine

    Anna Osborne lost her husband Milton in the Pike River mine disaster.

    With the Pike River mine seal about to be broken, widow Anna Osborne discusses her hopes and fears.

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    Rugby star shares his secret to happiness

    Waisake Naholo says Fijian people are always happy.

    Waisake Naholo says Fiji magic can be found everywhere.

    EV charging network growing fast

    EV charging stations are popping up everywhere as EV use becomes more popular.

    Charging an electric car out and about is easy when you know how.