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Unattended cooking leads to two Fire and Emergency New Zealand call-outs in one evening

Ryan Anderson/Stuff Unattended cooking prompted two Fire and Emergency New Zealand call-outs in a span of three hours. (File photo) Unattended cooking led to two call outs in the space of three hours for Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews in Timaru on Wednesday evening. In the first incident, burnt toast was blamed for smoke … Read more

No convictions for three men charged after rugby player assaulted outside Pōneke clubrooms

Three brothers who had been charged with assaulting a rugby player after a brawl outside Pōneke’s Kilbirnie clubrooms have all escaped conviction. The three men now have permanent name suppression. The fight, in July 2020, left a Pōneke player with serious injuries and prevented him from playing rugby. On Friday, the last of the three … Read more

Gregory Bickford and Claudia Chan Shaw host Antiques DownUnder

Video: Gregory Bickford and Claudia Chan Shaw host Antiques DownUnder Gregory Bickford and Claudia Chan Shaw host Antiques DownUnder We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer The team visits the David Roche Foundation in Adelaide to explore … Read more

Travels with my dog: The one thing that really grinds my gears with dog owners

ALAN GRANVILLE Happier times travelling with the dog. Alan Granville is a Stuff Travel journalist. OPINION: It was our dog’s first ever real holiday in New Zealand, a family trip to Taranaki with lots of walkies, bonding and chilling out at a campsite by the sea. Unfortunately, it ended up stressful for both the two-legged … Read more

Johnny Ruffo opens up about his brain cancer battle

Video: Johnny Ruffo opens up about his brain cancer battle Johnny Ruffo opens up about his brain cancer battle We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Johnny Ruffo speaks to Today Extra’s David Campbell and Sylvia Jeffreys … Read more

When overseas experience counts against you in NZ

Don Payne/Supplied Don and Aniva Payne went to Europe in search of opportunities that New Zealand didn’t offer. OPINION: In the early 1870s my ancestors left the north west coast of Denmark to seek their fortune in gold. Being newly married, illiterate and largely unemployed, they had no real prospects and nothing to lose. Anne Katrine … Read more

Estonia’s Ott Tänak takes early lead of wet Rally New Zealand

Alan Lee/Photosport Ott Tanak has to win Rally NZ to keep alive his slim hopes of winning this year’s WRC championship. Ott Tänak led Rally New Zealand after the first loop of Friday’s stages south of Auckland. The 2019 WRC champion held a narrow lead over other competitors on the first morning of the rally … Read more