November 23 2014, updated 7:28pm

Cosby accusers

'It was like a waking nightmare'

Five women describe what they say happened when they met their idol, Bill Cosby.

Inside Cosby's family life

NZ's top WWII spy

A 93-year-old woman living quietly in an Auckland rest home has been revealed as one of the bravest spies of war.

Newborn found down drain

Cries of baby boy lead cyclists to shocking discovery 2.5 metres underground.

4.4 shake off White Island

Earthquake rattles Coromandel and east coast of New Zealand this afternoon.

Haka happiness for All Blacks

Roaring hakas rang from the changing rooms honouring Richie McCaw and Keven Mealamu.
ABs beat Wales | Video: recap | Photos

Light plane crashes

7:15pm Three people have been injured in a light plane crash in Southland.

Police hunt missing diver

Hawke's Bay police are on the lookout for a missing diver who failed to surface following a dive at Pourerere Beach, 30kms east of Waipukurau.

More heat over Sutton case

Calls for the State Services Commissioner's scalp over his handling of a complaint against Roger Sutton.

The population palindrome

Car 'split in half'

Art tutor's deadly history

Raurimu massacre killer Stephen Anderson's job is news to a Wellington art school's staff and students.

All Blacks vs Wales highlights

The All Blacks proved too fit for Wales, running in three late tries to finish their northern tour with a 34-16 win.

US releases 'forever prisoner'

US releases captive, held at Guantanamo for a 12 years, who never charged with a crime but was categorised for a time as a "forever prisoner".

Hitler painting fetches $200k

A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched (NZ$204,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg,

New royal spin doctor's Kiwi links

Japanese quake flattens houses

Uneasy wait on Ferguson decision

Ferguson tense as the wait continues for ruling over the shooting of a teen by a policeman.

Making goat's cheese

The Doughtys have milking goats and dairy cows. They make and sell cheese made largely from goat's milk.

From the queen's chamber

False claims dogging the Kiwi honey and bee industry have stung Auckland royal jelly producer Happy Valley.

Mitre 10 boss a life-long retailer

Community gets in behind

Expedia fees hike fear

Expedia's takeover of rival Wotif may suck millions of dollars a year out NZ's lucrative tourism industry.

What will Santa bring?

Santa's sleigh is going to be bulging with board games, action figures and life-like robot animals.

Christmas - good for finances?

Bah! Humbug! Plenty of people have Ebenezer Scrooge's reaction to Christmas but it's not necessary.

Life lessons from a super guy

Control your spendy habits

Jeweller eyes expansion

A desire to make heirloom pieces with a modern twist propelled Invercargill's Rebecca Adams into the export fast lane.

How to complain about a colleague

A boss-approved script to use the next time you've got a workplace conflict.

Psych testing for SMEs

Illegal gasfitter fined

Review: Far Cry 4

If you liked what you saw in Far Cry 3, you'll be blown away by what's on offer in the latest installment of Ubisoft's exotic exploration game.

Thud from Philae's comet

Scientists release brief recording of sound probe made when it first to landed on comet.

Can we blame internet culture?

How PikPok got its high score

Someone is always watching

Hackers are taking advantage of personal webcams with little security protection and weak passwords.

Growing old together

How do couples adjust to ageing, when body consciousness is all around?

DVF: My life in fashion

Diane von Furstenberg doesn't love reality TV but has made a series about her fashion design company.

Affairs Inc

Full steam ahead for steampunks

25 stylish celebrity brides

Inspired by Solange Knowles' stunning Kenzo caped creation, we reflect on the world's most stylish brides.

Sweet nothing

After diagnosing herself as a sugar addict, Veronica Schmidt tries to conquer her cravings.

Banking on a baby

Among urban women in their 30s, freezing is trending. But those eggs offer no guarantees.

Kicking the bucket list

How trans fat affects memory

Exercise in a bottle

Near Lake Geneva, a handful of Nestle scientists are quietly working on realising every couch potato's dream.

$33m for Bacall's NY home

Hollywood siren Lauren Bacall's lavish 19th century New York apartment has been put on the market for $33 million.

Block NZ: The man behind the win

Block NZ auctioneer Daniel Coulson shares his tips on bidding success.

What your home says about you

Making renovation sacrifices

At home with: Dudley & Josh

'It is a total nana home with beautiful old carpet and frilly wallpaper and a little flower garden."

Wine sales are coming up rose

The pink drink has lost its reputation as lolly water and customers are buying it in record volumes.

Hawkes Bay wine wins top award

A Hawkes Bay wine has taken out the top award at this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

A healthy summer barbecue

Celeb chefs' table tennis battle

Chinese company to invest $400m in NZ

Chinese dairy producer plans to spend NZ$400m and develop its Waimate plant into largest integrated dairy production base in the world.

Big is getting bigger

Waikato bloodstock maestro has achieved many of his blueblood horse industry dreams but earning $2300 for a prime steer this month was a standout moment.

Breeding for resistance paying off

Lamb tradition revived

Watch: 'celebs' stuck in traffic

Have you ever wondered what celebrities get up to when stuck in traffic? US comedian Lauren O'Brien

Bey's silly, pants-less party

Queen B shocked fans by releasing a surprise video, showing her super-silly side.

Music tells the story

Inside Bill Cosby's family life

Listen to J-Law sing

Add singing to J-Law's list of talents (see: shooting a bow and arrow, goofy red carpet faces, Oscar-worthy acting).

Passengers stuck on Eurostar

It was a very long night for hundreds of Eurostar passengers after a power cut left them stranded.

War on noisy suitcases

Famed for the serene silence of its timeless nooks and crannies, Venice is about to get even quieter.

Clairvoyant crash call

Catching Marlborough's drift

Tourist fined for defacing Colosseum

A Russian tourist was fined over NZ$30,000 for trying to carve his initials on a wall of the Colosseum

'I feel lucky' to be trans in NZ

Baby's feet When I was born, the doctor declared me a girl. He couldn't have been more wrong, writes Nick Smith.

Pet of the day: Ari

Thirteen-year-old Ari has learnt a lot, but not that most people prefer their clothes and faces to be dog slobber-free!

Checking skin you can't see

BBQ: Choritzo and prawns

Birds in a flap over tree battle

Gina saw the nature's fighting spirit first hand when two birds went to battle in her kowhai tree.

Racing MX-5 ready to go

It didn't take long for the very first Mazda MX-5 to lose any hairdressers' car connotations as all people had to do was drive them or race them.

Toyota updates Prius

Hybrid city car and people mover get makeovers.

Lexus unveils dramatic concept

Audi's reveals its future

LA motor show's mutants

The pimped-out, four-wheeled freaks are a highlight of the LA motor show.

How the All Blacks rated

Toby Robson and Richard Knowler deliver their verdict on the men in black after their 34-16 win over Wales in Cardiff.

Patel puts Stags in a spin

Wellington finish weekend with two wins after beating Central Districts by six wickets at Westpac Stadium today.

Pacquiao easily defends title

Kiwis off pace at Aussie Masters

Haka happiness for All Blacks

Roaring hakas rang from the changing rooms honouring Richie McCaw and Keven Mealamu.
ABs beat Wales | Video: recap | Photos

The facts of life

Nikki Macdonald investigates how Kiwis live and die today compared with 50 years ago.

Defying home violence

Carly Thomas talks to those who believe changing the statistics of domestic violence is achievable.

Growing old together

How do couples adjust to ageing, when body consciousness is all around?

Making goat's cheese

The Doughtys have milking goats and dairy cows. They make and sell cheese made largely from goat's milk.

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The million dollar baby

A Canadian couple have been hit with a $1.2m medical bill after their daughter was prematurely born during a trip to the US.

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Kourtney Kardashian is keen for nobody to "bother her" after she gives birth to baby number three.

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If your child has THAT kid in their class here is what a teacher wants you to know about all the things they can't tell you.

NZers are loners: study

Despite our uber-friendly reputation with the rest of the world, we Kiwis wish we had more mates.

Young legal eagle soars

Ruby Yeats is putting her law degree to good use in the Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh.

Bon Appetit!

They say rugby is a religion in New Zealand, the same goes for France, except it's food.

Saving Son Doong

In places it was hard to tell where jungle stopped and the incredibly beautiful cave began.

'There's a dead dude in there!'

Open home goes horribly wrong when prospective buyers find something not on the listing - a body.

Thai leader 'pets' reporter

In the ever constant struggle to keep a press pack happy, politicians will try a whole host of tactics. Petting is a new one.

Pooh: you hermaphrodite you

A small Polish town is trying to redefine everyone's favourite bear as a dangerous nudist.

Socks and Crocs no barrier

This teenager can surf, climb mountains, fish and play football, but he cannot find his shoes on race day.

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