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Sexton and Farrell in for Lions video

16 min ago   Live: Lions coach Warren Gatland discusses his selections for the second test.

The $3k apology

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1:45 PM  To make amends this motorist shelled out $3400 for a new bike for the woman cyclist he hit and sent flying.

Lions: from big top to circus

1:42 PM  OPINION: Bizarre selections for second test contradict Gatland's entire career.

NZer jailed over Aussie murder

1:59 PM  He was found guilty of killing his partner in a jealous rage at their Adelaide home.

Thiel in NZ for just 12 days

1:38 PM  Controversial US billionaire Peter Thiel become a NZ citizen not long after arriving.

Fence fight ends $85k later

Arthur Boyer found he doesn't own part of his Auckland backyard, 5 years after moving in.

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national

Minimum wage promise

Labour leader Andrew Little and the party's workplace relations spokesman Iain Lees-Galloway are pledging to stop a ...

12:45 PM  Labour plans to lift the minimum wage from $15.75 to $16.50 an hour under a new employment relations package.

Driver dead, child critical

A taxi driver has been killed and a three-year-old passenger rushed to hospital.

The cathedral has been sitting derelict in the city centre for over six years.

Secret cathedral meeting

12:51 PM  As it sits in ruins, holding up the Christchurch rebuild, a secret meeting is to be held to fund its future.

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Christ's College readying for title defence

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world

Crow attacks postie

Meet Canuck, east Vancouver's most famous crow. Here, Canuck is pictured with a knife from a crime scene.

Canuck the crow rose to infamy by stealing police evidence. The bird's moved on to attacking posties.

Politics on the green video

Eric Trump's golf course claims show his family can't separate politics and the sport the US President loves.

US President Donald Trump was on a call to the Irish prime minister when he called out to reporter Caitriona Perry and ...

'Come here... Nice smile' video

"We have all of this beautiful Irish press here," Trump said. Caitriona Perry had no choice but to laugh awkwardly.

business

Freight victim of cyber attack

Customers awaiting mail sent by FedEx courier subsidiary TNT Express will experience delays, the company announces.

The flow of goods into and out of NZ is under threat as the effects of the hack spread.

Wanted: Toucan thieves

4 min ago  A Guinness toucan has been stolen from the side of the former Molly Malones building.

Spark isn't expected to rationalise its consumer brands, which have mushroomed.

Spark egged on to wield knife

12:58 PM  Job losses may be on the agenda after NZ's largest telco's efforts to reduce costs stall, analyst says.

technology

What I learned from a drone crash

The Karma drone costs $1949 which includes a Hero5 camera and a removable gimbal.

This is a warning to aspiring drone owners - trust in the tech and don't be impatient.

How AI takes on ransomware

With this week's ransomware attack, only two of about 60 security services tested caught it.

Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds the original iPhone.

Appreciating the iPhone's genius

Ten years after the introduction of Apple's iPhone it's worth stepping back to see what we have learned.

homed

Tony Lane, art name to know

Much like a painting, Tony Lane pauses in the sunlight and falling leaves outside his Epsom home.

1:11 PM  This long-standing artist has had more than 100 exhibitions during his career.

I built a house for $26k video

This home in one of NZ's toughest markets cost less than the usual house deposit.

You might think a friend's decor is bad, but it's all a matter of taste, right?

When friends' decor is dire

OPINION: Should you be honest about what you think of your friend's decor? Or lie to save feelings?

life & style

How to nail power dressing

Isabel Spearman helped former UK first lady Samantha Cameron put together a wardrobe fit for a global stage.

Because whether you're in politics or the corporate world, nothing kills your confidence more than a bad outfit.

School holidays aren't practical

OPINION: School holidays are a nightmare for working women. This is why it needs to evolve for our modern lives.

Maria Alia shows off her superior modest city style wearing Peter Pilotto in New York City.

The big fashion cover up

15 min ago  Not baring all is suddenly stylish. Now you can dress leaving a little more to the imagination.

well & good

Strength knows no size

Deceptively strong: Tia-Clair Toomey.

1:05 PM  Why your size has nothing to do with your strength.

I ditched trying to be 'spiritual'

Being "spiritual" can contribute to the greater good – but not when we are driven by a desire to be in the cool gang.

Following a meat-free lifestyle could put you at risk of some medical problems.

How to be a healthy vegetarian

Following a meat-free lifestyle could put you at risk of some medical problems.

food & wine

Auckland food in 48 hours

Ponsonby Road is still a hot spot for eating and drinking.

Whether you’re an old hand or a newbie to the big smoke, Anna King Shahab’s guide to attaining bliss by mouth won’t disappoint.

Sci-fi movie bar opens in capital

Get a taste of Beervana, watch the rugby with some brews and go check out some sci-fi flicks.

3 ways with yummy yams

Bagels done seriously well

nz farmer

The little weed threatening NZ

Seddon farmer Tim Struthers discusses the spraying programme he has introduced to fight Chilean Needle Grass on his property.

It used to be a farmers' problem, but it could threaten the country's other 'cash cow': tourism.

Rust may spare manuka honey

Comvita says early signs are myrtle rust's impact on manuka will be slight, although MPI cautions it's too soon to tell.

Bull with a $50,000 price tag

A cow wants more than Milo

entertainment

Lorde is Jaime Oliver's 'babe'

Lorde is on 'babe' terms with Jamie Oliver.

2:05 PM  The celebrity chef admired Lorde's humour, but was it a tad creepy? Fans say yes.

In praise of Pretty Little Liars

1:58 PM  The show all the cool kids know as must-see and must-Tweet TV.

Vincent Gallo was the disheveled-looking character off the Steinlager ad that was shot in Queenstown

Steinlager face sells pure sex

1:32 PM  He once told us to Keep it Pure in an advert. Now he's promoting himself as a male escort for as little as US$50,000.

travel

Uluru's mysterious appeal

The rock rises 348 metres above the plain and has a circumference of 9.4 kilometres

1:55 PM  It's a tourist goldmine. It's an outback signpost. It's the dead centre of the red centre.

Flock of ducks befriend captain

A flock of ducks join this Taupo cruise captain everyday as he make his trips around Lake Taupo.

The plan envisages an international consortium building the island offshore from Gaza.

Israel's plan for a Gaza island video

12:25 PM  Israel's intelligence chief wants to build a whole new island in the Mediterranean, next to the Gaza strip.

motoring

Subaru fits all-new XV into 40

All-new XV is loaded and larger than previous model - but now priced to compete exclusively in sub-$40k market.

1:37 PM  New small-SUV aims to be a giant in the hottest segment in the country.

V8 Jaguar has big roar video

If you love the sound of a V8, British brand's most powerful road-going model to date will not disappoint.

Electric vehicles could get priority access to the motorway under proposed bylaw.

EV drivers get VIP treatment

12:26 PM  Electric vehicles could get priority access to the motorway under a new bylaw.

stuff nation

Youth, we need to vote stuff nation

The youth vote matters. Enrolling isn't just enough, you also have to show up.

1:49 PM  Get out and vote. The old-folk think we won't. In fact, they're counting on it. 

What Harry Potter taught me stuff nation

I honestly believe there will never be as influential a series as Harry Potter, at least in my lifetime.

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Wellington in the 1990s
Shell

Send us your old photos of NZ stuff nation

Dig out your photo albums and help showcase our country's history in the eyes of ordinary people.

sport

Hansen defends under fire Gats

Steve Hansen insists he has nothing against his coaching opposite Warren Gatland and they will share a beer at series end.

1:13 PM  A beer between two rival coaches looms as Steve Hansen insists he likes Warren Gatland.

North, Henshaw heading home

Injured Lions players ruled out of the rest of the tour after suffering injuries in the Hurricanes match.

Ngani Laumape will become All Black No 1160 if he makes it on the field on Saturday.

Physicality key for Laumape video

1:27 PM  A transition from the loose forwards to the midfield started the rise of All Blacks debutant Ngani Laumape.

opinion

Wallabies' only hope v ABs

Michael Hooper and the Wallabies could take a hiding when they come up against the All Blacks.

OPINION: Last time a miracle that big happened, a huge star appeared in the east, writes Peter FitzSimons.

Harry's right to bare all

"Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be King or Queen?" Prince Harry pondered in an interview with ...

OPINION: What we call privilege is just a well-appointed prison.

High time Nats cut MP loose

Is it time for National to cut loose beleagured MP Todd Barclay?

OPINION: Labour and National can console themselves; they have both been in the gun.

Lorde works in mysterious ways

Lorde at Glastonbury. So far, so stunningly good . . .

OPINION: This is a young woman increasingly seen as a figure of insight and integrity extraordinary in one so young.

good reads

Harry's right to baulk at being king

"Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be King or Queen?" Prince Harry pondered in an interview with ...

OPINION: What we call privilege is just a well-appointed prison.

War in the Antarctic

Adelie penguins walk behind Weddell seals lying atop ice at Cape Denison, Antarctica.

A fight for resources could break out in a warming Antarctica if new species start competing for more hospitable habitats.

Where to go if you're a hippie

Hippies are alive and well in 2017 (just in different guises).

Fifty years on from the Summer of Love, there are still plenty of places to peace out on holiday.

Sold on property

Nelson Auctioneer John Walker.

Auctioneer, architect, renovator - meet some top of the south businessmen with a passion for property.

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Wanted: Toucan thieves

The Guinness toucan was introduced in 1935 on advertising for Irish beer giant Guinness & Co.

Thieves scale a quake-prone building in central Wellington to steal one of four birds balancing Guinness beers on their beaks.

Flock of ducks befriend captain

They flock in numbers, trying to be the first to get the bread.

A flock of ducks join this Taupo cruise captain everyday as he make his trips around Lake Taupo.

Crow attacks postie

Meet Canuck, east Vancouver's most famous crow. Here, Canuck is pictured with a knife from a crime scene.

Canuck the crow rose to infamy by stealing police evidence in Vancouver. The bird's moved on to attacking posties.

Road across a rooftop video

Traffic down below as vehicles are parked on a rooftop road to the right in the Chinese city of Chongqing.

Chinese come up with innovative traffic flow solution by building a road across the roof of a four-storey building.

Parenting

'Infertile' Jonah's miracle kids

Nadene Lomu says she and Jonah were inseparable.

The big-hearted rugby behemoth believed children were out of the question, says his wife.

Pregnant Serena's nude cover

A pregnant Serena Williams revealed all on the cover, and in a story about her life thus far.

Serena Williams has stripped down for Vanity Fair.

New parents find time for sex

Most parents in the survey resumed their sex lives four months after bub's arrival.

90 per cent of mums and dads resume their sex lives four months after bub's arrival, survey shows.

Kim K slammed for car seat video

The reality TV star's recent photo of 18-month-old son Saint has attracted the attention of concerned mums.

The reality TV star's recent photo of 18-month-old son Saint has attracted the attention of concerned mums.

kiwi traveller

Insider tip: Nicaragua

Ometepe Island is famous for its volcanoes.

Explore off-the-beaten-track jungles and relax on crystalline Caribbean beaches.

Taking kids to Disneyland

Get a Fastpass at Disneyland to minimise queuing.

Need tips for a trip to Disneyland? Email us at travel@stuff.co.nz.

Chicago has vibrant community vibe

The architecture, the outdoors and world-class attractions make Chicago a great city to live and work in.

Living in Chicago, Daniel Thomas has come to see it as the most American of all cities.

Malaysia with the family

Take in a panoramic view of the city from the top of the Petronas Twin Towers.

Combining sightseeing, amusement parks and shopping on a stopover in Kuala Lumpur.

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