Celebs on the runway at NZFW

Matilda Rice leads All Black Sevens players down the runway.

1:45 PM  Fashion Week has almost drawn to a close, but not before a handful of famous-ish faces took to the runway. 

Piggy wants to go to market

Te Anau resident Ray Willett and his kunekune pig, Penelope.

Penelope has gotten too big to pick up so owner Ray Willett has thought of a novel way to take her to town.

Co-sleeping: yes or no?

Lucy AitkenRead with her two children Juno, 3, and Ramona, 5.

Lucy shares her bed with her partner and two children. And they are thriving, she says. But coroners think otherwise.

Sex, lies and fembots

"I feel the lifestyle is incredibly empowering for women, and it allows women to set the rules and call the shots and ...

One year on, who were the winners and real losers at this hacked infidelity website?

Rules for boys' holiday

Jane Park won lotto before she could drive.

Avoid eye contact with girls at all times: Millennial millionaire has certain demands

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love & sex

Ashley Madison: Sex, lies and fembots

"I feel the lifestyle is incredibly empowering for women, and it allows women to set the rules and call the shots and ...

One year on, who were the winners and real losers at this hacked infidelity website?

Girlfriend's rules for boys' holiday

Avoid eye contact with girls at all times: Millennial millionaire has certain demands

Let's talk about sex stuff nation

Moving out brought us closer

food & wine

Raj-style chicken livers

Chicken livers on  bread are a great way to try offal.

Set aside your preconceptions about offal and let your tastebuds be the judge.

Brewing great expectations video

Would you gag on meat-flavoured ice-cream? 3D printed food? Instant coffee?

These scrumptious truffles are bursting with fruit and nuts.

Raw cocoa and prune truffles 

All you need is a food processor, a few ingredients and a desire for something rich and decadent.

beauty

Kendra gives in to botox

Ouch, but really it was nothing, says Kendra.

There's a first time for everything, Kendra.

Why you shouldn't cut your nails

There are a few golden rules to follow if you want to keep your nails looking great.

NZ-born bridal designer Trish Peng has taken her business to Los Angeles.

My Sunday routine: Trish Peng

Her stunning red wedding dress made headlines at NZ Fashion Week - now see how this talented bridal designer spends her leisure time.

fashion

It's beach time video

28-08-16 News Photo; David White/Fairfax. 
Swim wear hits the runway at Fashion Week

2:09 PM  New Zealand Fashion Week took us all to summer on Sunday with it's SWIM swimwear show.

Kids a runway success

Tears and tantrums backstage, but young models put on brave faces on the catwalk.

Matilda Rice leads All Black Sevens players down the runway.

Celebs on the runway at NZFW

1:45 PM  Fashion Week has almost drawn to a close, but not before a handful of famous-ish faces took to the runway. 

well & good

Why 2 minute noodles are deadly

There is no clear and consistent labelling on instant noodles.

What do eight packets of salted potato chips and two Big Macs have in common?

Illness 'all in the head' video

They have no scars and wear no bandages, but some Kiwis are silently battling the pain that comes with a rare genetic illness.

Carbos vs fats - it's not a contest

From rock bottom to runner

life

What makes a Muslim? video

Rachel Thomas shows off her hijab.

Wellington reporter Rachel Thomas dons a hijab and learns the basics of Islam.

I got in trouble at yoga

I wanted to show how super fancy I was, but in the end I was yoga shamed by Guru McBendy.

The grateful dread

The power behind The Spinoff

home & property

Five of the best beach houses gallery

The Devonport delight is just a hop, skip and a jump to the water's edge.

2:45 PM  Our line-up of beachfront properties may induce intense summer cravings.

New colours for spring

Springtime offerings on the home furnishings front are all about muted colours, imperfect lines and soft shapes.

This15,692 sq.ft mansion is included but requires renovation.

English village on sale for $36m

It comes with a mansion, 43 houses and 2000 acres of countryside. And someone has just made an offer.

luxury

A foodie haven

The Marlborough Wine and Food Festival celebrates local produce every year.

Marlborough named in luxury travel guide as Culinary Destination of the Year.

Got $3m? You still can't buy this Lambo gallery

In the world of exotic cars, exclusivity is everything.

McLaren's 570GT concept which was unveiled at the Pebble Beach Conours d'Elegance.

McLaren's supercar for touring gallery video

In the drive to sell more cars, McLaren realised it had a problem.

weddings

Catch up with wedding haka couple video

Aaliyah and Ben Armstrong on honeymoon in Fiji.

Ben and Aaliyah Armstrong's wedding was seen around the world, and they're still fielding questions.

Bride shares powerful message

"You are deserving of happiness no matter what your size," says plus-size blogger.

The bride and groom share a special moment.

Introducing Jennifer and Michael gallery

They eloped - and had an intimate beach ceremony with only their closest friends.

Video

Orcas stun at Auckland beach

Pod of "curious" orcas spotted just metres from shore, delighting swimmers.

Parenting

Teen pregnancy course backfires

Schoolgirls asked to care for the baby bots were more likely to become pregnant in their teens, the study found.

Programme meant to prevent teen pregnancies may in fact do just the opposite, Australian study finds.

Baby's amazing dress-ups gallery

Beyonce, Pikachu, Jon Snow and the Sound of Music's Maria - Baby Joey has the best dress-ups.

My son's birth 'was the most painful thing I have experienced in my life,' says Raye Lee.

Brutal truth about c-sections

Tired of people saying she didn't "actually give birth", a new mum shares her harrowing c-section story.

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Furry Friday: Focused pets

Taco's fully engaged with the cat toy. Just see if it dares wiggle again...

Pets don't always pay attention. But when they do, it's full-on and fierce.

My 8 years with Phoebe

Alert to every sight and smell: Phoebe on a riverbank walk.

My dog's face has changed in the eight years I've had her - but she's the same Phoebe.

Furry Friday: Active dogs

Dodo is all flop and fur as she takes control of her ball.

Is there anything as beautiful as a dog enjoying the great outdoors?

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