Fired for being too attractive

"Then he took my number, he suggested we go for a drink."

A 24-year-old woman claims she was discriminated against for being too beautiful.

6 tips to save time in kitchen

Save time in the kitchen with these tips.

From peeling bananas faster to speeding up the icing process, these surprising tips will save you time in the kitchen.

I'm done playing hard to get

Is it better to play hard to get or be more direct?

When it comes to love, playing hard to get landed me nowhere - so I tried the opposite.

Mum meets daughter's donor video

Amber Travaglio meets five-year-old Peyton Richardson.

"Melody was irreplacably special, and that heart had more to give this world."

Genius letter after complaint

Casey Bryden from Perth's creative way of dealing with her husband's slight on her culinary skills.

One woman shares the hilarious way she dealt with her husband's slight on her culinary skills.

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love & sex

Why I'm done playing hard to get

Is it better to play hard to get or be more direct?

When it comes to love, playing hard to get landed me nowhere - so I tried the opposite.

Cycle speed dating

How does one single female spend a Valentines Day evening, what is there to do for a mouldly.

Trash television at its worst

Strange new way to improve sex

food & wine

6 tips to save time in the kitchen

Save time in the kitchen with these tips.

From peeling bananas faster to speeding up the icing process, these surprising tips will save you time in the kitchen.

NZ's best hot cross buns

Tongmin Li has the best buns in the business.

Recipes by Bernadette Hogg. Styling by Kate Arbuthnot

Recipe: Prawn pad thai

This favourite noodle stir-fry dish from Thailand comes together quickly once you have the ingredients organised.

beauty

Fired for being too attractive

"Then he took my number, he suggested we go for a drink."

A 24-year-old woman claims she was discriminated against for being too beautiful.

Rihanna teases makeup line video

The pop star has given a sneak peek of her upcoming makeup line, Fenty Beauty.

Vogue Paris' cover with transgender model Valentina Sampaio.

The problem with trans beauty

Despite good intentions, magazines are still reinforcing an ideal version of femininity that's unattainable to most.

fashion

The science behind the colour of your clothes

New Style's Christine Rodgers talks about colour, colour, colour.

Bye bye black, there are more colours to choose from.

Worst-dressed lists are 'nasty'

Nicole Kidman doesn't believe in "crucifying" celebrities for their fashion sense.

Do you really have to say goodbye to shorts once you hit 'a certain age'?

Shorts after 50: Do or don't?

OPINION: Forget the "rules" - life's too short to worry about whether you're too old for shorts and skinny jeans.

well & good

Half marathon in wheechair video

Walsh and her modified wheelchair compete in the Round the Bays half marathon in Wellington.

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Vicki Walsh thought her racing days were over. But her friend had other ideas.

Fighting the 'forgotten' disease

Annie woke feeling unwell - and her life was about to change forever.

5 plastic things to ditch now

Are naps good for you?

life

Mum meets daughter's donor video

Amber Travaglio meets five-year-old Peyton Richardson.

"Melody was irreplacably special, and that heart had more to give this world."

Wife's genius letter after complaint

One woman shares the hilarious way she dealt with her husband's slight on her culinary skills.

Most confusing things women do

'I caught my boyfriend lying to me'

home & property

House of the week: Hawkes Bay gallery

The guest room is also home to a set of drawers from Redcurrent and a lamp topped with a shade that Tina made herself, ...

A city-dweller turned to a sleepy seaside settlement looking for a home-grown version of Eat, Pray, Love.

For sale after 135 years video

The Central Hawke's Bay house comes with a grand foyer, a library, a museum and kauri staircase.

This beach house at Laguna Beach, CA is owned by Warren Buffett, who is selling it for $15.3 million.

Warren Buffett sells the bach

After 50 years, the owner of this house is selling up - but he's already worth more than $100 billion.

luxury

New Ferrari is 'Superfast'

The 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast.

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

Ford GT faster than Ferrari

EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 takes on V8 rivals.

Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet.

Merc's monster luxury off-roader gallery

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

weddings

Anika Moa ties the knot

Natasha Utting and Anika Moa met in 2013.

New Zealand musician Anika Moa has married partner Natasha Utting.

Changing my name, not who I am

OPINION: Getting married doesn't mean you'll become a different person, it just gives you a lot of admin to sort.

The look of love: Kirsty and Wes share a special moment.

Introducing Kirsty and Wes gallery

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

Video

Half marathon in a wheelchair

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Vicki Walsh thought her racing days were over. But her friend had other ideas.

Parenting

I am a terrible mother

Charlie, Henry and Tommy in their red wagon.

OPINION: I bribe them with chocolate, don't make them wear a hat and always leave the TV on.

Why the 'ban' on formula info?

Is New Zealand's pro-breastfeeding Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative also mum friendly?

One mum worried about giving her 12-year-old a smartphone – but found surprising benefits.

I gave my tween a smartphone

One mum worried about giving her 12-year-old a smartphone – but found surprising benefits.

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blogs

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.

Furry Friday: Low battery

Roman powered down so suddenly, he couldn't get his tongue back in place.

When a pet feels its battery going flat, it has to rest and recover right where it is.

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