Capital Life

Beauty treats & freebies at David Jones

David Jones shoppers can get facial treatments in store.

If you need your brows done, your skin sorted, or your wardrobe personally styled, here's your spot.

9 common lies you tell the doctor

Sometimes we lie because we don't think the doctor needs to know, and sometimes we lie purely out of habit.

"I only drink occasionally." Sound familiar?

Te Papa? Piece of cake

Anna Schouten, of Go Cake Yourself, shows Chocolate Festival co-founder Iva Sajdl her chocolate Te Papa cake.

Go Cake Yourself owner Anna Schouten spent four days creating a Te Papa cake to be displayed at next month's NZ Chocolate Festival.

Teen's composition on song

Stokes Valley 18-year-old Liam Furey has won a nationwide prize for an original chamber music composition.

Liam Furey prefers not to talk about his earliest pieces of musical composition.

Cafe Scene

A taste of... Neo Cafe & Eatery

The vegetarian burger at Neo.

These guys do the most user-friendly brews around.

New restaurant for Welly's favourite laneway

Shepherd Elliott is co-owner of his eponymous restaurant opening in Hannahs Laneway.

Discover a cool new restaurant for dinner, and a range of heaven-sent baking in Mt Vic.

Restaurant Reviews

9 common lies you tell the doctor

Sometimes we lie because we don't think the doctor needs to know, and sometimes we lie purely out of habit.

"I only drink occasionally." Sound familiar?

How the super-rich go shopping

A client can have her sales adviser pull in an entire season's worth of looks, plus accessories, in her size. Or she can ...

Flattering blush-pink changing room walls, catwalk-ready pieces and customers who drop US$500,000 in one click.

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Te Papa? Piece of cake

Anna Schouten, of Go Cake Yourself, shows Chocolate Festival co-founder Iva Sajdl her chocolate Te Papa cake.

Go Cake Yourself owner Anna Schouten spent four days creating a Te Papa cake to be displayed at next month's NZ Chocolate Festival.

Al Brown shows his green thumb

Al Brown is now the official ambassador for Garden to Table.

Restaurateur Al Brown is now the official ambassador of Garden to Table, a charity helping schools teach Kiwi kids about good nutrition.

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