New Zealanders on track for record Christmas spend

NEW ZEALANDERS ON TRACK FOR RECORD CHRISTMAS SPEND

With just five days left till Christmas, data shows New Zealanders' spending at shops trending at record levels.

How to avoid giving your Christmas guests food poisoning

HOW TO AVOID GIVING YOUR CHRISTMAS GUESTS FOOD POISONING

Don't serve up a side of salmonella with your Boxing Day leftovers.

 
 
 
Dilapidated Paritai Drive house sells, after decades of neglect

DILAPIDATED PARITAI DRIVE HOUSE SELLS, AFTER DECADES OF NEGLECT

Owned by one person for 35 years, this derelict house in one of Auckland's most prestigious streets, has not been lived in for more...

Pick-your-own sunflowers create 'paddock full of happiness', shared in sister's memory

PICK-YOUR-OWN SUNFLOWERS CREATE 'PADDOCK FULL OF HAPPINESS', SHARED IN SISTER'S MEMORY

The sizeable blooms not only lift people's spirits, they also help Deanne Crowder remember her late sister.

 
 
 
Sixty more homes for Rotorua in 'the type of development we want to see' - council

SIXTY MORE HOMES FOR ROTORUA IN 'THE TYPE OF DEVELOPMENT WE WANT TO SEE' - COUNCIL

Rotorua Council praises new high density homes development as 'an efficient use of space'

The beauty gifts I'm hoping to find under the tree this Christmas

THE BEAUTY GIFTS I'M HOPING TO FIND UNDER THE TREE THIS CHRISTMAS

The Christmas beauty gift set is an easy win when you're on the lookout for pressies that are guaranteed to be well-received.

 
 
 
Stuff readers light up Christmas 2021

STUFF READERS LIGHT UP CHRISTMAS 2021

READER PHOTOS: We proudly present some inspirational Christmas decorations from people who love the festive season.

The world's loneliest house stuck on the side of a mountain, empty for 100 years

THE WORLD'S LONELIEST HOUSE STUCK ON THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN, EMPTY FOR 100 YEARS

The hut, which has baffled onlookers for years, is carved into the side of a sheer rock face and overlooks a sharp and deadly drop.

 
 
 
Jeffrey Epstein's infamous New Mexico ranch is still for sale

JEFFREY EPSTEIN'S INFAMOUS NEW MEXICO RANCH IS STILL FOR SALE

Priced at NZ$40.7 million, Zorro Ranch hit the market back in July, but was unable to find a buyer and still has no offers.

Die Hard no more this festive season: The 12 best alternative Christmas movies

DIE HARD NO MORE THIS FESTIVE SEASON: THE 12 BEST ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MOVIES

Need a change from traditional festive film-viewing fare? Then try some of these delightful dozen, one of which might just become your...

 
 
 
Recipe: Smashed Chickpea, Edamame & Pecorino Salad

RECIPE: SMASHED CHICKPEA, EDAMAME & PECORINO SALAD

The flavours in this salad are bright and a simple dressing of olive oil and lemon ties everything together nicely.

A dreamy deck, stream and jetty - the ultimate garden getaway in Auckland

A DREAMY DECK, STREAM AND JETTY - THE ULTIMATE GARDEN GETAWAY IN AUCKLAND

The bush comes to the city at this leafy Auckland oasis

 
 
 
Meet the Maker: Artist Anna Jacobi

MEET THE MAKER: ARTIST ANNA JACOBI

Abandoned oars are given a second life as treasured artworks by this passionate creative.

What the cheapest house in NZ sold for

WHAT THE CHEAPEST HOUSE IN NZ SOLD FOR

The two-bedroom cottage in South Taranaki was the cheapest in the country when it was listed for offers over $89K, but went for a bit...

 
 
 
The inner-city Auckland sanctuary with a getaway vibe

THE INNER-CITY AUCKLAND SANCTUARY WITH A GETAWAY VIBE

A slow and steady approach to renovating their tranquil city home paid off for this Auckland couple.

Recipe: Passionfruit Syrup Loaf

RECIPE: PASSIONFRUIT SYRUP LOAF

This light lemony loaf drizzled with passionfruit syrup makes ideal portable fare for a picnic. Use passionfruit when in season, or...

 
 
 
Mega landlord who bought 20 homes in a year says those days are over

MEGA LANDLORD WHO BOUGHT 20 HOMES IN A YEAR SAYS THOSE DAYS ARE OVER

Graeme Fowler says lending restrictions make rapid property gains harder, but investors can still buy a couple a year. He's switching...

Whale-spotting one of the joys from spectacular seaside Dunedin home

WHALE-SPOTTING ONE OF THE JOYS FROM SPECTACULAR SEASIDE DUNEDIN HOME

The owners of this award-winning Dunedin home can't get enough of the view - they've spotted marine mammals and even icebergs.

 
 
 
Recipe: Smoked Salmon, Asparagus & Ricotta Frittata

RECIPE: SMOKED SALMON, ASPARAGUS & RICOTTA FRITTATA

The ever-versatile frittata is the perfect vehicle for just about any vegetable or other ingredient - whatever you have at hand.

Lush Bay of Plenty garden 'feeds our souls'

LUSH BAY OF PLENTY GARDEN 'FEEDS OUR SOULS'

A Bay of Plenty garden serves up a special kind of nourishment for its longtime owners

 
 
 



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