Super Smash: Sophie Devine on fire again as Wellington Blaze extend their lead

Sophie Devine smashed another quick half century as the Wellington Blaze thumped the Canterbury Magicians. (File photo)

5:56 PM  Amy Satterthwaite's half century in vain as Canterbury lose 6-9 then White Ferns skipper backs up her record-breaking knock in style.

Virus will spread 'any day now', says MIQ returnee video

Adam Borich lives in the United States, but has returned to New Zealand to see family.

5:26 PM  'I guarantee, the virus will spread to the community any day now', says businessman who has returned home from the United States.

Call to return the missing 'Wh' in Akaroa video

The ‘wh’ sound was more similar to the sound in ‘whisper’ or ‘wheel’ than the ‘f’ sound in ‘fish.

The misspelling of Whakaroa as Akaroa is one of many errors made by early South Island surveyors unable to hear the soft “wh” in Māori place names.

Road works: why are they always so slow?

These have a habit of appearing overnight.

OPINION: New Zealand seems to specialise in interminable road works.

1874: The new saleyards open

The Addington saleyards were still in use more than 100 years later, as in this photo from 1988.

Champagne flowed at Addington as the saleyards opened.

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The magic of mushrooms: a masterpiece of popular science

Entangled Life, by Merlin Sheldrake

OPINION: A scientist who can write like Garcia Marquez makes even dirt sound exciting.

Scan, scan and scan some more video

A QR code for the Covid Tracer app at the entrance to a Christchurch mall. Scanning rates this summer have been labelled ...

EDITORIAL: Level 1 is still a Covid-19 alert level. It’s not normality.

Road works: why are they always so slow?

These have a habit of appearing overnight.

OPINION: New Zealand seems to specialise in interminable road works.

Post-Covid splurge isn't helping the planet video

Flying high above Fox Glacier.

OPINION: Yes, we want to help the economy. But our current spending is storing problems for the future.

Trump a role model for the most disaffected

Donald Trump has been impeached a second time.

OPINION: Petulant maybe, narcissistic definitely, destructive for sure – but masculine? Lol.

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