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All Blacks' injury woes video

1 min ago  Hansen's men anticipate Aussie backlash: "we've got to get two hands on the Bledisloe".

'Do I feel guilt? No'

Former Pike River chief executive Peter Whittall, pictured in Australia's Wollongong, New South Wales, where he works at ...

Former Pike River boss horrifies victims' families by dismissing potential manslaughter prosecution.

All Blacks romp home video

7:14 AM  New Zealand unleash a second-half masterclass to run away with Bledisloe I.

Motueka versus the Mongrel Mob

Premium prices for meth are a draw card for gangs - but Motueka is fighting back.

Cup broadcast marred by gaffe video

7:12 AM  Gordon Bray apologises for "golliwog haircut" comment about Wallaby player.

Animal lover to accused murderer

Australian Hannah Quinn seemed to have her life on track. Now she's facing a murder charge.

national

Greens zero in on waste

Tyre mountains are unsightly and a fire risk.

First the Government stomped on plastic bags, now it has tyres and batteries in its sights.

Daily drive-offs

Drive offs, sob stories and abusive customers are a daily occurrence for petrol station workers.

Antarctica New Zealand CEO Peter Beggs has resigned suddenly.

Antarctica high-fliers quit suddenly

Antarctica NZ chief executive Peter Beggs and high-powered board member Sharon Hunter have resigned from the government agency unexpectedly.

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    An extraordinary leaky house saga

    The Big Leak: Part 1

    The NZ boss of the world's biggest real estate firm is in a $500,000 legal fight over the sale of her leaky home.

    ‘Significant moisture issues’

    With the discovery of an old building report, the legal case over the leaky house at 2B Edgecumbe St gets bigger.

    Stuff's special project Nā Niu Tīreni connects New Zealand's troubling history with the efforts to redress the wrongs today.

    The unsettling truth about our beginnings

    These are the facts we need to face about the way New Zealand was made.

    world

    Police use Taser on 87-year-old video

    Martha Al-Bishara, 87, was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer.

    7 min ago  Martha Al-Bishara was a on quest for dandelions. Then things went horribly wrong.

    Prison suggested for ex Trump adviser

    Prosecutors say former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos caused irreparable damage to FBI investigation.

    Hannah Quinn with mother Megan in Redfern on Friday.

    From animal lover to alleged killer

    Hannah Quinn is facing a murder charge for her role in the violent death of Sydney rapper Jett McKee in Australia.

    business

    Caught in the steel mesh

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Steel mesh is used to reinforce concrete foundations. Non-compliant mesh can degrade the ...

    The concerns over a million sheets of 'non-compliant' steel mesh explained.

    Why Kiwis are still dying at work

    The easy gains have been made. Are industries slipping back to their old ways?

    Fonterra is New Zealand's largest company with sales turnover of $19.2 billion last year.

    Time to split up Fonterra?

    It's destroyed so much shareholder value, breaking dairy giant up is the only solution, shareholder says.

    technology

    Engineering the Thai rescue

    Kiwi software by Christchurch company Seequent, was behind the Thai cave rescue.

    Kiwi software was behind the Thai cave rescue.

    Buying a desktop computer

    Desktop computers have been around for 40 years. Here's why they've survived and some tips if you're looking to buy one.

    Developments in virtual reality could herald the sexual revolution’s next quantum leap.

    Sexual encounters of the virtual kind

    Developments in virtual reality could herald the sexual revolution’s next quantum leap. Exciting or horrifying?

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    The Block to have open homes

    Gasps of surprise may well be coming from the fans rather than the teams when they get to see through all the houses on ...

    This year Block fans can have a sticky beak at the houses and meet their favourite teams.

    Best kitchen in the country

    There's a touch of Italy about this year's NKBA Supreme Kitchen Award winner.

    Fiona Tomlinson and her three dogs all share the house in Napier.

    At home with Fiona Tomlinson

    Fiona's Napier home is shared with her three rescue dogs.

    life & style

    The Lonely Millennials video

    Kate Worboys and Sacha Aislabie miss the good old days when you would roll down to a local pub and make friends.

    Tired of sitting at home binge-watching Netflix, two flatmates are hoping to prevent loneliness among their millennial peers.

    Ready for this jelly revival

    No longer for kids, designer jelly is bespoke, from what I can tell. It's not a supermarket thing. These are wobbly works of art.

    A Northwestern University study found that women who did face yoga did appear more youthful - but there was also a ...

    We tried 'anti-ageing' face yoga

    I contorted my mug in an effort to offset the natural effects of ageing.

    well & good

    How doctors know you're lying

    Patients are less than honest about more than just alcohol.

    Patients are less than honest about more than just alcohol.

    Lena Dunham poses nude video

    "This body is stronger than I’ve ever given it credit for," she wrote after her hysterectomy.

    If we don't get enough sleep, can we catch up later? Experts are divided.

    Can you catch up on sleep? video

    If we don't get enough sleep, can we catch up later? Experts are divided.

    food & wine

    An 88-year-old restaurant secret video

    Frannis Black says consistency is everything when it comes to making vinaigrettes that build a following.

    Frannie Black retired, then got busy making restaurant sauces for the next 28 years.

    Best pastry chef in NZ, twice

    Judges say the country's best desserts are made in Taupō, once again.

    Happiness on a grand scale

    Almond & fish a tasty combo

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    NZ's most dangerous job

    While fewer forestry than farm workers have died in the last seven years, there are fewer of them, and the rate of ...

    More people die on the job on farms but fatality rates are higher in forestry.

    'Best hunter of his generation'

    Obituary: Alan Duncan, contemporary of Barry Crump, was revered by fellow hunters.

    Should we be eating wool protein?

    Greens oppose, Labour backs dam bill

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    Buttle lifts Bake Off lid

    Mel Buttle believes that while The Great Australian Bake Off might not be the biggest cooking competition, it is ...

    "We both came in with a Tupperware container and after judging just put one of everyone's in our lunchbox. God that was a good day."

    Don McGlashan, sexy crayfish

    From his temporary home in Vancouver, Don McGlashan contemplates his upcoming whistle-stop tour around New Zealand.

    The Lieutenant Spencer Wesmacott display at Weta's Gallipoli, The Scale of Our War exhibition at Te Papa. He's angry. ...

    Just build the museum already

    OPINION:  I'm a desperate museum fan, and a desperate film fan. I'm hurting here.

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    World famous: Mt Tarawera

    Board a floatplanefor a 30-minute circuit from the Rotorua lakefront.

    It's only from the air that you can appreciate the scale of the eruption.

    'London is an adult's playground'

    Nicole Ashmore chose travelling to London over settling down three years ago and still hasn't looked back.

    Pohara beach in Golden Bay.

    Golden days in the Bay

    A luxurious Golden Bay getaway for the whole (extended) family.

    motoring

    The joy of warm elbows video

    Long, sleek and low, the S560's looks disguise just how big it actually is.

    OPINION: The Mercedes-Benz S560 is a big luxury coupe that is bristling with technology. The most important thing is that it warms your elbows.

    Tesla sues Ontario video

    Tesla Inc. is taking the Ontario government to court over its decision last month to cancel incentives for purchases of electric vehicles.

    Five new car features that are pointless (but that we love anyway)

    Five pointless features video

    New car manufacturers like to go one better than the other guy, but that doesn't always make sense.

    stuff nation

    My life after suicide stuff nation

    As a mother who lost a child, it feels like my arm has been amputated.

    As a mother who lost a child, it feels like my arm has been amputated. But there is life after suicide.

    Fighting for justice, finally stuff nation

    I was nine, woken in the middle of the night to a heavy, 60-something-year-old on top of me. 

    There cannot be a 'right', in the proper sense of the term, to have someone end your life

    No dignity in euthanasia stuff nation

    Should we have the legal 'right' to be put to death when we are terminally ill? Is this consistent with human dignity? The answer is no.

    sport

    Recap: Springboks v Pumas

    Springboks captain Siya Kolisi.

    South Africa and Argentina launch their Rugby Championship campaigns in Durban.

    BOP end 12-year drought

    Steamers tame the Bulls for a big upset win and first since 2006 against Taranaki.

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 18: John Asiata of the Cowboys is tackled by Paul Gallen and James Segeyaro of the Sharks  ...

    Sharks beat Cowboys 28-16

    Andrew Fifita says his animated post-try spray was directed at Sharks assistant Jim Dymock.

    opinion

    A social turtle finds her voice

    Ali Mau regrets sitting back as much as she did, while Paul Henry rallied against a woman with a mustache.

    OPINION: Social turtles, it's time to find your voice outside of the shell - be heard.

    Aretha showed meaning of Respect

    Flowers and pictures are placed on Aretha Franklin's star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    OPINION: If Coca-Cola taught the world to sing, Aretha taught the world to spell. Jonathan Milne gives some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the Queen.

    Race you to the bottom

    After the perfect whitebait fritter recipe? Easy, all you'll need is baking powder, lemons, a couple of eggs and a time ...

    OPINION: Winter brings misery, anguish and inconvenient headlines. When that happens, don't lose hope!

    What is the gender pay gap?

    Comedian Guy Williams says it's time to tackle the gender pay gap.

    Unlike other "hot-button" issues, the gender pay gap seems kike an undeniable truth to Guy Williams.

    good reads

    Syn city: NZ's designer drug crisis

    New Zealand is in the grip of a synthetic drugs crisis, with the coroner "currently investigating up to 45 deaths" in ...

    NZ's illicit drug market has become a chemical minefield. It's only getting worse, experts say.

    Change in the pipeline

    New Zealand's water services are in desperate need of an overhaul, an issue epitomised by this overflow pipe spewing ...

    NZ's water services face a multibillion-dollar overhaul. Could "super-regions" or a special tax be the answer?

    Prostitute, prisoner, parolee

    Dionne Liza Neale pictured during her trial for the murder of Reece Shadbolt.

    A decade ago, she stabbed her partner to death in the shower. Now, she swears she's changed.

    An ice cream farewell

    Ken married Joan Wilkinson in 1948.

    He built wooden toys at Santa's Workshop and served sundaes dripping with lashings of homemade raspberry toppings with ice cream.

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    Uni accused of bungling harassment complaint

    "It was like they didn't care at all," says a Victoria University student of the institution's response to a sexual ...

    The chemistry tutor told young female students he would strip them naked in the shower.

    23yo takes on Law Society

    Matt Taylor, 23, was the target of a Law Society super-injunction to stop him disclosing what he knew about a botched ...

    A young law graduate was the target of one of NZ's most sweeping gagging orders. 'I was shocked,' he says.

    Super-injunction hid sexual harassment

    Law Society president Kathryn Beck sent an email apology to lawyers.

    The Law Society used a rare legal gag to attempt to conceal bungling of a complaint about a senior lawyer.

    Law Society super-injunction a gag too far

    Chris Gollins' famed moustache outlasted his broadcasting career.

    OPINION: From cricket to prostitutes, there have been injunctions before. But the Law Society's one crossed the line, writes Jonathan Milne.

    oddstuff

    'Most ancient cheese' found in Egypt video

    The cheese has has survived over three millennia but can't be eaten.

    The 3200-year-old cheese found in a broken jar is made from a mixture of cow, sheep and goat milk.

    Satanic Temple does it again video

    Lucien Greaves, spokesman for The Satanic Temple, with a statue of Baphomet.

    The battle for freedom of religion and speech in the US has grown horns as hundreds protest against religious symbols on state property.

    Ministry apologises over Metlink 'mess' bus tweet

    A tweet appearing under the Ministry of Justice tells Metlink its bus system is a "mess".

    Ministry of Justice didn't mince its words over Metlink bus changes in a now-deleted Twitter post.

    Sassy parrot curses firefighters

    Sassy bird Jessie spat out some "choice words" at her would-be rescuers, according to the London Fire Brigade.

    Blasphemous bird baffles would-be rescuers in the UK.

    Parenting

    C-sections can cause infertility

    Catherine Woulfe is raising awareness of the little-known, rare condition that impacted on her fertility for two years.

    Catherine Woulfe battled infertility for two years before discovering a defect in her C-section scar was to blame.

    Can you bring siblings to a party?

    The more the merrier or should siblings stay at home?

    Not unlike breastfeeding and circumcision, sibling party-crashers are quite the polarising parenting issue.

    My daughter is out of control

    Even misbehaving children need to hear they are loved and precious.

    Sometimes teenagers need to be told that despite their bad behaviour they can make a fresh start.

    'It's like she was ripped out of me'

    Chantal's daughter Willow, soon after her birth in 2016.

    Chantal Holley's baby weighed only 743 grams when she was born prematurely. But that was just the start of her complications.

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    Readers' travel pics of the week

    This little fellow is a leucistic seal.  He is not albino but leucistic which means they have little pigment and appear ...

    Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

    Ask an expert: Scottish islands

    Sunrise at Quiraing on the Isle of Skye.

    The remoteness of Scotland's 790 wildly varied islands is part of their appeal.

    The truth about living in Tokyo video

    Tao Lin moved to Tokyo for a working holiday after falling in live with it on a non-working break.

    Ultra modern yet traditional, crowded yet mindful, not averse to hiring a (real) hubby... Japan isn't easy to categorise.

    Insider tip: Aitutaki

    The second most visited island in the Cooks boasts one of the South Pacific's most beautiful lagoons.

    If winter's taking its toll, a quick escape to Aitutaki should ease what ails you to see you through to spring.

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