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Mystery 'braveheart' unveiled in Christchurch's Cathedral Square

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:57
A Christchurch chef who set out to end child poverty with a free lunch scheme is the first "braveheart" in a social media project highlighting inspirational people in the city.  

Get ready for the Jacinda Ardern honeymoon

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:48
OPINION: Look out for the Jacinda Ardern honeymoon. If the campaign is anything to go by, it will be an extended one.

Pike River campaigning 'worthwhile' as manned re-entry promised, victim's mother says

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:29
New Zealand's new coalition government could mean "justice" is finally found for the men killed in the Pike River Mine disaster, some families believe.

Canterbury health board member keen to see back of National Government

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:28
A Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) member says she is glad to see the back of former Health Minister Jonathan Coleman – and condemned Chai Chua's leadership of the Ministry of Health as a "real failure".

Former guard at Nazi death camp charged with being accessory to murder

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:23
A former German guard at a death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has been charged with being an accessory to murder.

Samaritan offers to reimburse tourist robbed while hitchhiking

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:21
A Good Samaritan is offering to reimburse a Belgian tourist robbed of cash at knifepoint in hopes he will remember Kiwis in a better light. 

Green Party confirms ministers

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:08
Green Party co-leader James Shaw has confirmed who will take up ministerial and undersecretary roles in the Labour-led government.

Cats can suffer OCD, expert says

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:48
Your cat might be more neurotic than you think. 

Out-of-control 1300-hectare fire rages near Te Anau, Southland

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:30
Six helicopters and four ground crews are fighting an out-of-control Southland scrub blaze that has spread to more than 1300 hectares.

Canadian man found not guilty of raping wife because he thought it was legal

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:18
A man in Canada man has been found not guilty of raping his wife because he thought he could have sex with her whenever he wanted.

Nice while it lasted - who is heading for the door in the National camp

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:11
As Labour gets ready to move into the Beehive offices outgoing National ministers will be weighing up whether three years in Opposition is more than they can stand.

Duncan Garner: The accidental prime minister and the Utopian expectations

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:10
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has 100 breakneck days to show New Zealand voters her Government is no accident, or accident waiting to happen.

Cyclist hospitalised with serious injuries after crash with car in Auckland

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:59
A cyclist has been seriously injured after a crash with a car along popular cycle route Tamaki Drive, in the east Auckland suburb of St Heliers.

4WD driven into brawling throng in bid to rescue beaten brother

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:55
Using a Nissan Navara to disperse a brawling crowd, some of whom were kicking and stomping on his brother, proved a bad move for Hamilton man Selwyn Theo Day.

Ellen DeGeneres spends $26.7m on a stunning beach house

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:51
Seven months ago, comedian talk-show star Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi listed their lavish Tuscan-style home in Montecito, California for sale. It's still on the market, for US$45 million (NZ$63.78m), but in the meantime DeGeneres has found something new.

Looking back: 30 years since Waitara lost its 'life blood' with the freezing works closure

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:47
It's been 30 years since the freezing works in the Taranaki town of Waitara shut its doors for the final time. Deena Coster lifts the lid on its past and looks at the site's future.  

Paolo Guerrero to lead Peru against All Whites in World Cup qualifiers

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:26
All-time leading goal-scorer Paolo Guerrero will spearhead Peru's attack, overcoming an injury scare to be included in the squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against the All Whites.

South Korea says Winter Olympics 'will be safe' amid tensions with North Korea

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:25
South Korea's foreign ministry stressed the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations in a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies in the country, as concerns persist over tensions with the North.

Shane Cortese's son reunited with iPad after being robbed by gang member

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:17
Kiwi actor Shane Cortese's son has been reunited with his iPad after he was robbed of it on an Auckland train.

Robbers armed with axe and hammer rob Domino's Pizza in Hamilton

Stuff.co.nz - Top Stories - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:04
Armed robbers wearing balaclavas have stormed a Hamilton pizza store..
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