Live: PM welcomes a baby girl

9 min ago  It's a girl! Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford welcome a baby girl. She was born at 4.45pm and weighs 3.31kg.

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Woman run over with own car

A woman was run over at her home in Royal Rd (file photo).

5:08 PM  A thief stole a woman's car in the West Auckland suburb of Massey, then ran her over in the drive.

Winning coach dumped

Southern United striker Lara Wall, centre, is all smiles after scoring a first-half goal against the Canterbury United Pride.

He transformed a women's football team. When he asked for parity with the men's team he was dumped.

Shoppers forgetting their bags

Countdown's 15 cent emergency bag is 55 micron plastic, and is designed to be used up to 20 times.

5:00 PM  Many are still ending up with ''last resort'' plastic or cloth bags at Countdown's "plastic bag free" stores.

A simmering Trump explodes

Donald Trump stood, feeling wronged about life, in front of 9000 people. He took a deep breath, and unleashed.

He stood, feeling wronged about life, in front of 9000 people. He took a deep breath, unleashed.


Overseas as wife, son stabbed

Navin Patel was in Canada when his daughter rang to tell him his wife and son had been stabbed.

Navin Patel was in Canada visiting family. Then he got a call that shook him to his core.

Lap dog found brutally killed video

Blood and bits of teeth led owner to bathroom where she found little Diezel dead.

The wild weather lead to State highway 1 almost becoming submerged.

Northland flooding hits video

Half a metre and rising: flood waters take out State Highway 1 after rain pummels the north.

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    Trapped in paradise

    Ayla Tarrant, former community manager for the Floating Foundation, was a target of Craig Koning's psychological abuse.

    Those close to Craig Koning call him a Pied Piper, seducing women with a tropical dream that becomes a nightmare.

    Bleak town to boom town

    A small town’s transformation, and the trouble that went along with it.

    Muscle: How Les Mills became the McDonald's of fitness

    The gym empire that went huge

    How Les Mills became the McDonald’s of fitness.

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    A raid worth investigating

    NZDF reveals a legal investigation into the allegations raised by Stuff Circuit's The Valley is under way.

    OPINION: It's one of the most storied firefights in our war history, but did we tell it the right way? We deserve the truth.

    NZDF confirms SAS investigation video

    Outgoing Defence Force boss reveals investigation under way into allegations made in The Valley documentary.

    The Valley, episode 1: Enduring Freedom

    The Valley: Enduring Freedom

    NZ's military history is full of heroism and sacrifice. But what aren't we being told?


    Sugar's 'racist' World Cup tweet

    Alan Sugar later apologised saying his "attempt at humour has backfired".

    6:23 PM  Host of the UK version of "The Apprentice" sees tweet about Senegalese team backfire.

    Melania got 'vocal' to husband

    Use your power to stop kids being separated, First Lady pleaded with Donald Trump before he backed down.

    Aussie man Glenn Patton got himself a new job, a speedy motorbike and 11 speeding tickets in 3 weeks. The camera caught ...

    Late for work: His 211kmh ride

    Aussie man Glenn Patton got himself a new job, a speedy motorbike and 11 speeding tickets in 3 weeks.


    Beer shortage 'unfortunate'

    It's estimated football fans will drink an extra 14 million pints during the tournament.

    There's a carbon dioxide shortage in Europe, news that's sure to leave beer lovers feeling flat.

    Fifa seeks SFO help

    Serious Fraud Office called on to investigate multi-million dollar football centre.

    The advantage swings back to Disney to acquire some of the most valued assets in the entertainment world.

    Disney ups bid for Fox

    Advantage swings back to Disney to grab some of the most valued assets in the entertainment world.


    Spider-Man swings on to PS4 video

    Peter Parker's day job is a photographer, so it stands to reason that this game is guaranteed to have a pretty awesome ...

    At E3, Stuff sat down for a hands-on preview of what looks set to be the one of the biggest games of the year.

    SPCBots build champion robot

    A team of St Peter's College robot builders are WorldSkills Australia champions.

    Kim Kardashian reveals the first photo of Chicago West.

    Instagram launches video app

    Instagram, the go-to for people showing their best selves, hopes video will lure younger viewers.


    Peek inside Oprah's new pad gallery video

    Oprah Winfrey arrives at the world premiere of "A Wrinkle in Time" in Los Angeles, USA.

    5:35 PM  A glimpse inside the billionaire television host's lodge-style island mansion.

    Owners' code of compliance shock

    Until they went to sell their home, they were unaware of the "unfortunate" problem that awaited.

    The Nespresso Creatista Uno, valued at $599

    Win a $599 Nespresso machine

    One lucky Stuff member will win the $599 machine plus 50 coffee capsules.

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    8 no-nos for visiting new mums video

    If you want to be an awesome friend, don't do these things when visiting new parents.

    If you want to be an awesome friend, don't do these things when visiting new parents.

    Khloe defends post-baby body video

    Rumours she's doing fad diets to lose baby weight are "setting the wrong tone", says Khloe Kardashian.

    Former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953.

    Ardern baby birthday twist

    PM's baby is likely to share a birthday with Benazir Bhutto - the first world leader to give birth while in office.

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    Men dominate 'clean eating' posts

    Most ‘clean eating’ posts on Instagram portrayed men engaging in muscle presentation to convey virile strength and power.

    A new study of "clean eating" posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.

    Should we all take probiotics? video

    What exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?

    While representing New Zealand, steeplechase athlete Rosa Flanagan became consumed with her weight and would train to ...

    Athlete 'scared to put on weight'

    The more Rosa Flanagan shunned food, the bigger her margin of victory was. Then her hips and lower leg gave way.

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    'I cooked it' is a big Kiwi fib

    Did you make them or the restaurant down the street?

    It's an ugly image - millennials ordering food from the loo and claiming they cooked it.

    The pastaria across the road

    A new eatery joins the Bresolin family, and it's all about pasta.

    Station's homey Korean experience

    Chicken and basil are made for each other

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    Record end to season


    It was a season of two halves for dairy farmers, with warm weather lifting autumn production to record levels.

    Kiwifruit's $30m bonus

    A free trade deal with the EU would deliver profits to NZ's kiwifruit industry.

    Farmer loses 200 sheep

    NZ organic food is booming


    Julius defends 'two-faced Tavita' video

    Julius Bennett defends his mate Tavita Karika after the show got heated on Wednesday night.

    Contestants say Heartbreak Island drama created by 'a cocktail of alcohol - and a bit of stress'.

    Test your Pixar knowledge

    Think you know your Incredibles from your Inside Out? Then take our quiz on Hollywood's animation kings.

    Dom Harvey's worked in radio for nearly his whole working life, and says he finds it easier to talk to listeners about ...

    Dom's 'really messed up' thing

    Dom Harvey finds it easier to talk to radio listeners than his loved ones.


    How to travel with a newborn

    The challenges of travelling with a new baby are worth it, Libby says.

     With Jacinda Ardern's baby set to make its appearance, we take a look at how to handle flying with a wee one.

    The secrets of Palm Springs

    Underground tunnels, nudist hideaways and mobsters - there's a lot of history in this Californian city.

    Iririki Resort & Spa underwent a rebuild and relaunch in 2016.

    The Pacific’s unluckiest island

    Cyclones and volcanic eruptions have hurt Vanuatu but it remains an undervalued jewel of the Pacific.


    Germany wants to trial flying taxis

    The vehicle, called Cora, has already been tested in Canterbury - is it heading for German skies too?

    Germany, land of the no-holds-barred Autobahn, is pushing the next level of transportation: flying cars.

    GT-Rs triple threat auction video

    Anyone keen on a ready-made collection of classics?

    The Ferrari 250 GTO could be on the auction market for $65m.

    Ferrari 250 GTO for $65m  video

    Another year, another trophy to test millionaires' desires for classic Ferraris.

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    I believe you will never fully respect the ocean until you cheat death in it. I don't recommend that. (file photo)

    I turned back to the beach to see how far out we were. I will never forget the feeling that washed over me.

    No sex, sleep or sanity stuff nation

    There are many things I wish people had warned me about pregnancy, parenting and life after children.

    Auckland Council recently decided business rates and the 'bed tax', should apply to homes that are rented out for more ...

    Airbnb bed tax 'not fair' stuff nation

    Why should I pay for excess council services my guests won't be using, asks Sian Draper. I'm doing that through my regular rates.


    NZF blunders under Martin video

    NZ Football chief executive Andy Martin.

    5:20 PM  OPINION: Investigation into Football Ferns coach the biggest cause for concern during CEO's tenure, but not the first.

    All Blacks make mass changes video

    Race for RWC places begins as ABs make personnel changes for third test against France.

    Benjamin Fall of France sent off by Angus Garner in Wellington.

    Gardner had two options  video

    5:56 PM  World Rugby clarifies position after Rugby Australia demands a 'please explain' over red card controversy.


    The danger of subtle sexism video

    Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates speaks at a women's rights event.

    OPINION: It often goes unnoticed, but it's a dangerous platform for more blatant discrimination.

    7 reasons wages might rise

    Lyttelton port workers are among many workers pushing for a rise in wages and conditions, an outcome made more likely ...

    OPINION: It's been a long time coming, but could time be right for a general wages breakout?

    Collateral damage from cruel politics

    Children are held in custody in a cage in a facility in McAllen, Texas.

    OPINION: More than 2000 children are victims of Donald Trump's cynical immigration stunt.

    Eight great 2018 movies

    Avengers: Infinity War brought together all your favourite Marvel characters for an adventure that was far better than ...

     From The Death of Stalin to Three Billboards - these are our favourite flicks from the past six months.

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    Where to volunteer in SE Asia?

    Volunteering in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

    The region is vast and full of incredible natural diversity, but where's the best place to give back?

    'Murderabilia': Profit from pain

    No fan mail has got through to Nikolas Cruz, accused of opening fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

    Buyers seek out anything to do with high-profile killers, including fingernail clippings.

    Volvo's forgotten car video

    One of the most affordable and reliable vintage cars on today's market. If you can find it.

    Volvo may have its ups and downs, but there's one car that's stood the test of time. Despite hardly anyone buying it.

    The most beautiful spot on Earth

    Huahine is known as the garden island.

    Dreaming of a sun-kissed Pacific getaway? Then look no further.

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    Sponsor quits Floating Foundation

    Craig Koning worked as an events promoter and DJ before founding his own charity.

    The seaborne charity's former supporters feel "let down" by its founder's treatment of women.

    Charity boat's crew abandon ship

    Founder of the Floating Foundation Craig Koning has been accused of creating an unsafe work environment for staff and ...

    Crew of charity ship come ashore on Waiheke Island after allegations of founder's bullying come to light.

    Charity boss held lives in his hands

    Women signed up on Craig Koning's crew say he was charismatic.

    OPINION: The crew and volunteers of the Floating Foundation aid missions saw Craig Koning as God. They said as much.

    Inquiry into seaborne charity

    Craig Koning, boss of the Floating Foundation, has been accused of bullying his crew and singling out young women for sex.

    The Floating Foundation's website has been taken down after bullying revelations, but founder Craig Koning will not confirm the charity's future.


    Cinderella reunited with teeth

    Steve Jones has found the owner of the teeth he found on the ground.

    And by Cinderella we mean Reggie.

    'Tooth Fairy' seeks Cinderella

    Steve Jones from New Plymouth discovered a set of dentures while out on a bike ride and is now looking for the owner.

    It's not a glass slipper they've left behind...

    An explosive smile

    The Mokau mine, a remnant of World War II, has been vandalised with a smiley face but resident Rae Tissot likes being ...

    It was created to kill people, now it's making people smile.

    Snake selfie could've ended so badly video

    Forest ranger Sanjay Dutta put the python around his neck.

    There are times and places for selfies. A python around your neck is not one of them.


    Ardern about to be a mum

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern worked up until she went into labour.

    Jacinda Ardern has handed over top job to Winston Peters and is now focusing on the birth of her first child.

    Khloe defends post-baby body video

    Khloe Kardashian has defended her post-baby body after rumours about her doing fad diets.

    Rumours she's doing fad diets to lose the baby weight are "setting the wrong tone", says Khloe Kardashian.

    Zara Tindall has baby girl video

    Mike and Zara Tindall have welcomed their second daughter.

    The Queen's eldest granddaughter has given birth to her second daughter.

    Will 6 weeks be enough for PM? video

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was interviewed by Stuff journalist Alison Mau for the last time before the arrival of her ...

    Asked what happens if she needs more time at home with baby, the PM says you can't always get what you want.

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    The Kiwis bringing quirk to Fiji

    The "Tunnel of Love" forest passage.

    Meet the Cromwell expats who have revived the humble 17th-century velocipede. A velo-what now?

    The Kiwi kite skiing across Antarctica video

    Mark was a last-minute addition to the team and had just two weeks to train.

    Mark Sedon on "the most audacious and potentially groundbreaking polar expedition in a generation".

    Never too late for the big OE stuff nation

    The Great Wall of China: bucket list moment!

    The kids have flown the coop, so these Kiwi empty nesters decide to hit the road.

    Get away to Shortlands Shed

    Shortlands Shed glows gold in the last autumn light of the day.

    Within a comfortable driving distance of Dunedin and Queenstown, Shortlands Shed offers a special off-the-grid glamping experience.

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