Mum is a muscular conundrum

Mum of 4, Adrienne Osuna posing her muscular conundrum.

She dropped three dress sizes but lost less than a kilo. How?

Should I reject taken man?

'Do I continue to shut him down on his girlfriend's behalf?'

He's in a relationship but keeps making passes at me. I'd like to see where it goes. Should I?

Fashion grad wins world stage video

"I am determined, and for sure I work pretty crazy hours, for now Maggie Marilyn is my life, but I think honestly what ...

Maggie Hewitt, 22, has had the kind of year every fashion graduate dreams of.

Is it OK for men to cry?

Crying doesn't make a man weak.

Crying is a natural way to vent emotions, so why should it just be for females?

Sunday routine: Antonia Prebble

Prebble loves walking around her neighbourhood in the weekend.

Pork Pie star loves exercising with friends, eating out and relaxing in the spa pool.

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love & sex

Forgiving a rapist video

Thordis Elva was 16 when she was raped by 18-year-old Australian exchange student Tom Stranger in Reykjavik. Years later ...

Thordis Elva was attacked at 16. Seven years later, she took "fear by the horns" and flew to the other side of the world to the man who did it.

Should I reject a man who's taken?

He's in a relationship but keeps making passes at me. I'd like to see where it goes. Should I?

Best age to marry revealed

Exercise may lower men's libido

food & wine

Pineapple on pizza? Blame Canada

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says pineapple on pizza is a Canadian creation.

Pineapple on pizza was created in Canada, the country's prime minister says.

Nutritional labels added to beer

As of Friday, local brewers will voluntarily add dietary information.

Poke salad bowl from Home eatery in Christchurch.

Home's poke salad bowl

We help readers track down a dish from a restaurant or cafe.

beauty

My Sunday routine: Antonia Prebble

Prebble loves walking around her neighbourhood in the weekend.

The Pork Pie star loves exercising with friends, eating out and relaxing in the spa pool.

4 weeks to get celebs Oscars-ready

From botox to special diets, we look at exactly what it takes to get our most loved celebs red-carpet ready.

Hannah works as hard as she does to provide a better life for her 6-year-old daughter Bella.

'Everything I do, I do for her'

A single mother in her 20s who suffers from a multitude of mental illnesses taught herself code and marketing to give her daughter a better life. 

fashion

Kiwi fashionista wins world stage video

"I am determined, and for sure I work pretty crazy hours, for now Maggie Marilyn is my life, but I think honestly what ...

Maggie Hewitt, 22, has had the kind of year every fashion graduate dreams of.

'Cheap' Meryl Streep blasted video

Karl Lagerfeld claims Streep backed out from wearing a customised gown because Chanel would not pay her to wear it.

Charlize Theron at the 2016 Oscars ceremony.

4 weeks to get celebs Oscars-ready

From botox to special diets, we look at exactly what it takes to get our most loved celebs red-carpet ready.

well & good

What’s in your herbal medicine?

Natural medicines do not face the same regulatory scrutiny as pharmaceuticals.

Natural medicines do not face the same regulatory scrutiny as pharmaceuticals - are they really that effective?

Exercise may lower men's libido

Exercise is meant to make us hot-blooded, but too much of it can sap our sex drive, a new study has found.

Lipstick glue for period outrage

Gwyneth's new book is a doozy

life

Lucy Hone: How to get what you want

Research academic Dr Lucy Hone has a weekly advice column, Help Yourself.

Goal setting is crucial in making life changes but it's not enough, says Dr Lucy Hone.

Lynda Hallinan considers the good old days

Necessity isn't the mother of invention. Hunger is.

My cat's started spraying the bathroom

'Everything I do, I do for her'

home & property

At my place: Simone Anderson

Blogger Simone Anderson in the kitchen of her Mt Eden flat.

The health and lifestyle blogger lives in a chic Mt Eden home with her partner Trent and a few flatmates. 

Sheet-washing mistakes

5 of the most common pitfalls to avoid in order to take better care of your bed linen.

Bloomfield has spent 46 years in the same house.

A home for the decades

Artist Badger Bloomfield has lived in the same Dannevirke house for 46 years.

luxury

F1-inspired Aston Martins revealed gallery video

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Edition.

British sports car maker unveils limiited edition variants of its ageing Vantage coupe.

Merc's monster luxury off-roader gallery

Mercedes-Benz's flagship brand adds uber luxury off-roader to its exclusive ranks.

The 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast.

New Ferrari is 'Superfast'

Geneva debut for the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history.

weddings

Introducing Whytney & Andrew gallery

The couple outside the beautiful South Yorkshire church where all previous generations of Andrew's family have been married.

Andrew came to NZ to help in the Christchurch recovery project, but found love instead.

Introducing Kirsty and Wes gallery

After a melt-your-heart proposal, this couple tied the knot in a rustic-romance themed wedding.

Natasha Utting and Anika Moa met in 2013.

Anika Moa ties the knot

New Zealand musician Anika Moa has married partner Natasha Utting.

Video

Americarna: An impressive, inclusive event

A decade later and the man behind it all still won't take credit for the largest car festival Taranaki has seen.

Parenting

Parents ban male babysitters

I am determined to do everything I can to make sure my daughter is not a victim of abuse.

OPINION: My husband and I made a rule: no man would ever babysit our children.

Ordinary day with autistic son

Mum sometimes cries and wonders "why me?". But then her autistic son Jesse brings a flower and says, "mum, love".

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what Aussie mothers prefer between the sheets.

Do mums prefer sleep or sex?

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what mothers prefer between the sheets.

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blogs

Furry Friday: A simple life

Dodo doesn't need to know that a ball has perfect aerodynamics. What she loves is that it bounces, and keeps on bouncing.

For a dog, there's no need to complicate things.

Furry Friday: Cats at play

Bosley has hunted down his audacious prey. How dare it sparkle so irresistibly!

All kinds of things can excite a cat's play drive. And it's fun to watch.

Furry Friday: Dog delights

The bliss of canine companionship: Lace gets a respectful smooch from Neeko. Lace is a stately 16 years old, whereas ...

Here's a lineup of dogs following their bliss and doing what nature commands them to do: seek out joy.

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