Public housing waitlist trebles in three years, more than 5300 in motels

PUBLIC HOUSING WAITLIST TREBLES IN THREE YEARS, MORE THAN 5300 IN MOTELS

Government's state home build programme can't keep up with explosion in demand for housing assistance.

MIQ, like life, is about so much more than wine and candles

MIQ, LIKE LIFE, IS ABOUT SO MUCH MORE THAN WINE AND CANDLES

OPINION: After missing a family tangi in quarantine, I can't help but laugh at Robyn Malcolm's trivial complaints.

 
 
 
Derelict, dangerous Wellington house fetches $806,500 at auction

DERELICT, DANGEROUS WELLINGTON HOUSE FETCHES $806,500 AT AUCTION

You couldn't get inside, but that didn't stop this run-down '70s house from selling under the hammer for $806,500.

Meet the UK designers giving jewels of the past a new lease of life

MEET THE UK DESIGNERS GIVING JEWELS OF THE PAST A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

Vintage rings are the latest bling trend - and interest in them has never been higher.

 
 
 
This Croatian town is selling homes for less than a dollar each

THIS CROATIAN TOWN IS SELLING HOMES FOR LESS THAN A DOLLAR EACH

This rural Croatian town will even pay for repairs of your new home- the catch? Buyers must be below 40, and commit to staying for...

Cat missing for one year is finally found four kms from home

CAT MISSING FOR ONE YEAR IS FINALLY FOUND FOUR KMS FROM HOME

Misty's family searched for her for a year, never giving up hope, until one day, she was finally found.

 
 
 
Is your family reducing household waste? Tell us how

IS YOUR FAMILY REDUCING HOUSEHOLD WASTE? TELL US HOW

Share with Stuff what you are doing at your home to make our world a cleaner, greener place.

Should we be defined by our worst actions?

SHOULD WE BE DEFINED BY OUR WORST ACTIONS?

Chrissy Teigen's bullying was in her past, and some believe her recent actions have made amends. But can we ever truly be forgiven?

 
 
 
Sophie gets emotional as she reveals new details behind her photo of Prince Philip

SOPHIE GETS EMOTIONAL AS SHE REVEALS NEW DETAILS BEHIND HER PHOTO OF PRINCE PHILIP

Sophie, Countess of Wessex said the pandemic is likely to stretch out the grieving process for the family who are still struggling...

Who bought that house? It's a Mid-century Fritz Eisenhofer classic

WHO BOUGHT THAT HOUSE? IT'S A MID-CENTURY FRITZ EISENHOFER CLASSIC

"Open homes were madness, like Wellington architects' day out," say new owners of Fritz Eisenhofer house in Wilton.

 
 
 
Meet a family of seven who put their kerbside rubbish bin out just five times a year

MEET A FAMILY OF SEVEN WHO PUT THEIR KERBSIDE RUBBISH BIN OUT JUST FIVE TIMES A YEAR

Bindi Chouhan grew up making the most of every resource. First-world countries could learn a lot from the perceived “less fortunate”,...

An affordable and attractive new home can now be yours

AN AFFORDABLE AND ATTRACTIVE NEW HOME CAN NOW BE YOURS

SPONSORED: Owning a brand-new home is no longer out of reach, thanks to Ezyline's innovative approach.

 
 
 
Why you should say yes to the next offer of dahlias for your garden

WHY YOU SHOULD SAY YES TO THE NEXT OFFER OF DAHLIAS FOR YOUR GARDEN

Those that grow also love to share, particularly if they see a grateful face and a patchy plot.

Here's where house prices have lifted 50 per cent

HERE'S WHERE HOUSE PRICES HAVE LIFTED 50 PER CENT

A growth rate of over 50 per cent in median values in one small town highlights how rampant house price growth has been nationwide...

 
 
 
Heart-rate based training for a healthy winter season

HEART-RATE BASED TRAINING FOR A HEALTHY WINTER SEASON

SPONSORED: Eliminate the guesswork with heart-rate based training for real-time progress.

Life or death decisions are getting harder to make

LIFE OR DEATH DECISIONS ARE GETTING HARDER TO MAKE

OPINION: Choosing the right time to say goodbye is a privilege, but it isn't easy.

 
 
 
The sweet things we didn't know about William and Kate's big day

THE SWEET THINGS WE DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT WILLIAM AND KATE'S BIG DAY

A bomb scare and last minute alterations to Buckingham Palace were just some of the behind-the-scene issues faced by Prince William...

Has an eye injury forced Peter Wolfkamp off The Block NZ for good?

HAS AN EYE INJURY FORCED PETER WOLFKAMP OFF THE BLOCK NZ FOR GOOD?

OPINION: What started as a bit of a joke soon turned into something a bit more serious, when it was revealed the site foreman was in...

 
 
 
Lost grave site discovered again after years of neglect at Invercargill cemetery

LOST GRAVE SITE DISCOVERED AGAIN AFTER YEARS OF NEGLECT AT INVERCARGILL CEMETERY

The brother of a famous war general is buried in Eastern Cemetery but his grave has not been visible for more than 20 years.

Mayor steps in over fears Hamilton's Great Kiwi Beer Festival will be canned

MAYOR STEPS IN OVER FEARS HAMILTON'S GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL WILL BE CANNED

A promoter walked away citing 'unrealistic conditions' on a liquor licence, but Hamilton's mayor says the city shouldn't let the event...

 
 
 



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