Best & worst dressed celebrities gallery

Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Saldana and Claire Danes all did very well this week.

5:00 AM  Haley Bennett has a princess moment, Reese Witherspoon keeps it classic, and one stylist keeps it DIY.

Meet Rhiannon & Kelvin

A magical wedding for a beautiful couple.

5:00 AM  This Kiwi bride flew over 47 family members to Perth for their magical day.

Furry Friday: Pets in autumn

Dodo's ball is the perfect colour to stand out against the hues of autumn.

5:00 AM  It's a season pets seem to love. Here's a collection of them enjoying everything autumn has to offer.

To mums who are 'never there'

Couldn't make her school event? That doesn't make you a bad mum.

OPINION: No, working mums can't make it to every school event. And maybe that's a good thing.

Breastfeeding stir in church

US mum Annie Peguero and her 19-month-old daughter, Autumn, at their home in Dumfries, Virginia. Peguero was banned from ...

"Why should she have to choose between feeding her child and being able to pray?"

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love & sex

Heartbroken? Go travelling

Travel is, after all, not so much about getting away from it all as it is about getting away from just one or two people.

Been dumped? Put down the chocolate and the booze and travel your way out of heartache.

When your date is an ex model

Rachael is still trying to find Mr Right with her 33 dates project. And it's bringing her down.

It's official: Elon & Amber video

Do 'marriage sabbaticals' work?

food & wine

Where to get good affogatos

Coffee and icecream - you really can't go wrong.

5:00 AM  Coffee and icecream is a match made in heaven - especially when it's done just right.

Healthy fairy bread alternative video

'If someone can feel happy to look at a pretty piece of toast, then why not?'

Offering something different can be a cafe's saviour, but there is a risk in becoming gimmicky.

What makes a great cafe? video

Coffee connoisseurs share their secrets to surviving the fiercely competitive bean scene in Christchurch.

beauty

Don't ignore those chapped lips

Suffering from chapped lips? They might be a sign of other health issues.

They're painful and annoying - and they could be a sign of other health issues.

In my beauty bag: Nina Gordon

This clever jewelrey designer is picky about her skincare and loves unique fragrance.

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 26:  Gwyneth Paltrow attends ELLE Magazine 30th anniversary party at Circulo de Bellas Artes ...

Gwyneth plans Goop pop-up

The new Goop fragrance will get its own psychic-themed pop-up shop in New York - for one day only.

fashion

Best & worst dressed celebrities gallery

Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Saldana and Claire Danes all did very well this week.

5:00 AM  Haley Bennett has a princess moment, Reese Witherspoon keeps it classic, and one stylist keeps it DIY.

Fashion tips from a celeb stylist

Meet the A-list stylist Gwyneth Paltrow and Uma Thurman rely on for their red carpet outfits.

Vietri net and stripe pasta bowl, RRP $61.80 from Bloomingdales.

Fashion meets interior design

Born on the catwalk or in the home, these eight must-have trends cross pollinate.

well & good

Don't ignore those chapped lips

Suffering from chapped lips? They might be a sign of other health issues.

They're painful and annoying - and they could be a sign of other health issues.

The right way to do a urine test

Doctors can learn a lot about your health from your urine sample - but only if you do the test right.

Husband: The truth about IVF

Climate change affects fitness

life

Why mothers make perfect spys

Secrets of the nation: they're everywhere.

I don't know if as a mother I seem harmless, but the number of classified conversations people have within my earshot is baffling.

On being 'ethnically ambiguous'

Skin colour is a complex thing. It shapes, often, the world's reaction to you, your own perspective of yourself, even ...

Forget 21 - adulthood starts here

Household chore I refuse to do

home & property

What not to buy for Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to all the mums out there.

Don't believe the hype - there are gifts that no mum wants this Mother's Day (and ones they do).

Mum of 14 talks child-proofing

Not every lesson should be learned the hard way, says mum of 14, grandmother of 23 - and counting.

The house is situated just above Sunset Boulevard, on a section of Delfern Drive known as Billionaires Row.

'Homeless' billionaire's estate gallery

After 16 years of living out of hotels, Nicolas Berggruen has bought a $65m Hollywood estate.

luxury

The $166K diamond-studded car key video

The $166,000 diamond-encrusted Senturion bracelet that is also a car-key.

Have you ever wondered how billionaires unlock their cars?

Mona Lisa on a LV bag video

Louis Vuitton's collab with artist Jeff Koons means you can now get the Mona Lisa on a handbag.

La Compagnie business class.

The all-business-class airline

It's a boutique airline with just 74 seats. And it's cheaper than other airlines' premium economy seats.

weddings

Introducing Rhiannon & Kelvin

A magical wedding for a beautiful couple.

5:00 AM  This Kiwi bride flew over 47 family members to Perth for their magical day.

Stopping traffic to tie the knot

Taranaki couple go to great lengths to tie the knot at the foot of the historic Bertrand Road Bridge.

Tracey Strachan and Ali McWatters were left stressed out after winning a dream wedding in the Cook Islands, where ...

Tropical joy for same-sex couple

Same-sex marriage is illegal in the Cook Islands, but they'll be getting hitched at the beach after all.

Video

Taking the high ground

A couple who defied advice and bought a steep section overlooking Christchurch are now reaping the rewards.

Parenting

To mums who are 'never there'

Couldn't make her school event? That doesn't make you a bad mum.

OPINION: No, working mums can't make it to every school event. And maybe that's a good thing.

Biggest mistake parents make

Children need discipline and lots of it, right? Wrong. An expert nanny reveals what you may be doing wrong.

US mum Annie Peguero and her 19-month-old daughter, Autumn, at their home in Dumfries, Virginia. Peguero was banned from ...

Breastfeeding stir in church

"Why should she have to choose between feeding her child and being able to pray?"

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Furry Friday: Fall stars

Dodo's ball is the perfect colour to stand out against the hues of autumn.

It's a season pets seem to love. Here they are enjoying everything autumn has to offer.

A salute to the cats of war

Gentleness amid the horror of war: the ship's cat of HMAS Encounter looks down the barrel.

Wherever fighting men are, cats are never far away.

Furry Friday: Life changers

Frank's ears and hopes are up - surely it's time for a walk?

Every one of these dogs is changing someone's life. Because that's what dogs do.

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