|Election 2020: What sway might special votes have on the cannabis and euthanasia referendums?|
If close, today's results for either referendum could change with the 480,000 votes still not counted.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Covid-19: New Zealand's health response is not 'fascist'
New Zealand has become a bit player in the US' highly polarised politics.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Canterbury health board members challenged to take tikanga and Treaty seriously
A Canterbury DHB manager called out board members on their commitment to the Treaty and Maori health outcomes at a recent public meeting.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Naturist community gets behind Parkinson's disease support in Marlborough
Having Parkinson's is like "being in a pressure cooker, and the next minute being in a vacuum cleaner," says Marlborough sufferer.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Pataka returns to public display with exhibit to tell its role in the history of Maori struggle
A rare carved pataka has returned to public display with a refurbished exhibit telling the story of its part in the Kingitanga, or Maori King movement.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am New Zealand musician Kelsy Karter kicked off her career with a stunt that tricked the world
In 2019, Kelsy Karter made headlines around the world when she “tattooed” Harry Styles’ face on her cheek. During a chaotic and traumatic time in her life, she saw it as a way to become a star.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Small-town Taranaki goes all out for an extra spooktacular Halloween
In an often quiet town of provincial New Zealand, spooky things are brewing.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am How to save $25,000 - or more - on your mortgage
OPINION: Home loans will always be New Zealand’s biggest debt pile – but there’s a lot you can do to chip away at yours beyond your regular payments.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am ANZ heads for a record mortgage lending month, driven by first-home buyers
First home buyers are expected to take ANZ to a new monthly lending record of about $600m of mortgages in October.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Facebook fact-checkers to Trump supporters: We are not trying to censor you
"Anything I put on there about our president is generally only on for a few minutes, and then all of a sudden they're fact checking me," one woman outside a rally for President Trump in Bemidji, Minnesota told me last month. "The fact-checkers [are] wrong."
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More Massey staff under threat as university looks to work with Kaplan International
A union claims more jobs could be on the chopping block at Massey under a proposal to outsource some of its work with international students.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Spark stumped as customer demands answers
They live just 10km north of Invercargill, beside a state highway and 3km from a cell tower, but their cellphone coverage is “virtually non-existent”.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Euthanasia referendum: How will the End of Life Choice Act work if it passes?
On Friday, the Electoral Commission will release preliminary results on how NZers voted for assisted dying. What will happen if the 'yes' vote wins?
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Breast cancer diagnosis rates down due to Covid-19 impact, but catching up
The first lockdown saw a “marked reduction” in cancer diagnostics, but services are catching up at speed.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am What's on: Events happening around the Wellington region this weekend, Oct 30 - Nov 1
There’s lots to entertain you, including spooky Halloween events, a poetry jam and, if you want to wind down at the end of the weekend, take a mysterious drawing tour.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Silver Ferns coaches demand improvement from 'adequate' effort in win against England
Just one win away from clinching the series, but first test display was "not how we want the Silver Ferns to be represented".
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Time to create a KiwiSaver hardship withdrawal 'hub'
OPINION: Here's why we need a KiwiSaver hardship withdrawal 'hub'.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz 5:15am Annah Stretton criticised for 'racist' poster
A poster by the fashion designer has come under fire for displaying models in “racist” makeup.
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