Recap: David Jones store opening

Wellington's new David Jones store is set to please.

Wednesday was the star-studded glitzy unveiling of the chain's first NZ outlet.

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Dogs dine for free this month at the Takapuna and Kohimarama Beach Cafes.

'It's a little bit of fun, I mean, at the end of the day, you've got to throw the dog a bone.'

Beyonce's 'Instagram husband'

It looks like Jay Z may be the latest 'Instagram husband'.

Behind every well-filtered woman, there's some poor sod holding a camera phone.

Breastfeeding celeb mums gallery

Model Tess Holiday said on Instagram, "this photo of me breastfeeding Bowie today & it makes my heart swell".

These celebs trying to normalise breastfeeding by sharing their personal photos.

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Half a century ago, and half the world away, two couples said "I do".

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Rich and dark, venison brings a delicious gaminess to this pie.

You've seen the country's best baker's efforts, now try it at home

Kiwi chef in world top 20

Leslie Hottiaux has her golden ticket to Milan to take on the world's best chefs.

Tomato sauce, gravy, mayonnaise or aioli, nothing beats a good chip.

How to cook perfect hot chips

It's everyone's favourite side, but this is how to do it in the best way.

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Burns victim stands up for beauty

Areena Deshpande, 32, is one of 10 winners in the  body confidence campaign Confidence is Beautiful from Kiwi fashion ...

Areena Deshpande used to stay home to avoid judgement from others. Now she's starring in a body confidence campaign.

Jenna Marbles' ultimate beauty video

The '100 layer' makeup challenges can't get any stranger - but they can get a lot funnier, thanks to this comedian vlogger.

We should teach people, especially women, that their beauty doesn't define them, says the writer.

'I'm ugly, and I know it'

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Now for the shoppers

Former Kirkcaldie & Stains doorman Neville Wellbourn is back on welcoming duties at David Jones.

After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.

Recap: David Jones store opening

Wednesday was the star-studded glitzy unveiling of the chain's first NZ outlet.

Danielle Power-Silk of Stanmore Bay hopes to crack the fashion industry with her new collection.

Off to Fashion Week

With a surname like Power-Silk, Danielle has chosen a fitting career in fashion design.

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Get fit watching Netflix

Work up a sweat while watching Netflix - sounds easy enough to us.

Netflix and sweat: we think you're going to like this fitness trend.

Tattoo ink linked to cancer

Tattoo inks are potentially toxic - and this one colour is the most dangerous.

Not your typical drug taker

Berries for asthma sufferers

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Kind people have more sex

Another reason to be nice.

It turns out people who give more to charity 'get more'.

Jay Z: Beyonce's 'Instagram husband'

Behind every well-filtered woman, there's some poor sod holding a camera phone.

'I'm ugly, and I know it'

Brewery toasts occasion with Rogue Hop Deluxe

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Dos and don'ts of fine dining

Auckland's Langham Hotel Chris Lisala is passionate about fine dining.

An expert tells how to avoid etiquette blunders at a dinner party

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Sir James in his conservatory.

House of the week: Auckland gallery

Sir James Wallace has surrounded himself with plenty of treasures at his hidden mansion.

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How the super-rich go shopping

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How Pippa is upstaging 'old money' Kate

Perhaps it's Pippa's turn to take the lead...

Kate may have the prince, but Pippa looks set to have the ball.

Introducing Paul and Tirzah

After a rocky start, these flatmates fell in love - and two years later celebrated their commitment to one another in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at a winery in Auckland.

Kylee and Brad

Introducing Kylee and Brad gallery

How many couples can say they got engaged at the base of Mt Everest - in a blizzard?

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Now for the shoppers

After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.

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How to deal with night terrors

Night terrors and nightmares are very different things and need to be managed differently.

Before we can understand night terrors and nightmares, we need to understand normal sleep.

Toddler's Rocky moves video

His moves are so Rocky Balboa-like even Sly Stallone is taking notice.

Model Tess Holiday said on Instagram, "this photo of me breastfeeding Bowie today & it makes my heart swell".

Stars share breastfeeding pics gallery

Celebrity mums are attempting to help normalise breastfeeding in public by sharing their photos.

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Cassey reclines with effortless style.

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Basil in his favourite element.

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