Garden of the week: Marlborough

Chica the Australian terrier enjoying Richard and Wendy Batchelor’s Marlborough vineyard property; the Batchelors lived ...

Raspberries, hazelnuts, asparagus. A Marlborough couple grow almost everything they need

What's a man to do?

Surrounded, I made my way through the Women's Lifestyle Expo, to bring you this man's report.

OPINION: A man's perspective on the Women's Lifestyle Expo.

Grand Designs' personal cost video

Six fin walls march down the side of the large concrete house that features in the first episode of TV3's Grand Designs ...

A homeowner-builder has suffered a devastating injury during an ambitious build in the TV show's new season.

Scientists: Selfies make you happier

Researchers found those who took daily selfies had increased confidence.

Scientists say yes: a selfie a day will help keep the blues away - but another type of photo is even better.

First royal tour for fab four video

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge  attend the Official Welcome Ceremony for the ...

5:44 AM  The world's eyes are firmly fixed on Canada as Princess Charlotte makes her third public appearance.

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love & sex

When two alphas fall in love

Things can also become equally hot and challenging when two alphas fall in love

If your partner is as take charge as you are, use these 5 tips to avoid a power struggle.

Jen Aniston poster girl for jilted lovers?

The Brangelina breakup triumph showed by others shows just how deep the knife of heartbreak can cut.

'I can't forget our dirty dancing'

Do you like your spouse?

food & wine

Willy Wonka's perfect burger

Fizzy cheese, blueberry onion jam and a psychedelic bun? Willy Wonka would be proud.

Whether it's sweet or savoury, this rainbow burger can't be faulted for being bland.

5 amazing Italian recipes

There is so much more to this delicious cuisine than just pasta and pizza.

Bitter orange rickey

Joseph Slater's bitter orange rickey

Marmalade in a cocktail? Before you dismiss the idea, try this non-alcoholic cocktail that's an all-in-one brunch drink.

beauty

'Clip Clip' nights with SJP

Sarah Jessica Parker says she's put her feet through a lot over the years - so she does her best to take care of them.

We're all for a bit of foot pampering, but Sarah Jessica Parker takes it to a whole new level.

Facebook backtracks on tattoo ban

The social media platform recognises "the significance" of ta moko and backtracks on the ban of a traditional Maori tattooist.

Kiwi fashion designer Laurinda Sutcliffe.

My Sunday Routine: Laurinda Sutcliffe

The Loobie's Story designer loves a beach walk, baking and some at-home beauty treatments.

fashion

The week in celebrity Instagrams gallery

Here are models Winnie Harlow and Bella Hadid looking incredibly serious.

Beyonce brings it all back home, Lorde says hello to her little friend, and some models keep it serious.

Yeezy mania as new sneakers drop video

Kanye West fans have been lining up since Wednesday to get their feet into a pair of his new shoes.

Beyonce, Kim Kardashian with daughter North and Anna Wintour attend a fashion show.

Following in dad's footsteps

A budding fashionista, three-year-old North West "has a passion for fashion" according to mum, Kim.

well & good

How I missed my babies' allergy

Up to three per cent of all babies can't process cow milk's protein.

It took almost eight months before I realised that my twin girls are allergic to cow's milk.

Here comes daylight saving

It's that time of year again. Here's how to welcome the change of clocks without losing sleep.

What your diet says about you

Clever tips to avoid overeating

life

Gap between us and our online selves

Jamie Curry, who has made a name for herself on YouTube, says her online persona is authentic.

As we create new online identities on social media, are we losing touch with our real selves?

Vasectomy a snip at any price

Most men don’t want hot pliers near their toggly bits, but what's a snip compared to what women endure.

Meet the world's tallest teen

Freakouts it's OK to have in your 20s

home & property

Garden of the week: Marlborough

Chica the Australian terrier enjoying Richard and Wendy Batchelor’s Marlborough vineyard property; the Batchelors lived ...

Raspberries, hazelnuts, asparagus. A Marlborough couple grow almost everything they need

This weekend's garden tasks

It's time to plant yams, peas and spinach.

June Veniegas and his son Paul have won back the purchase price of their Te Kauwhata section.

Hard work leads to free land

They've won the ultimate raffle prize - but what will they do with it?

luxury

Inside Graeme Hart's superyacht

Take a look inside Graham Hart's superyacht Ulysses.

The Kiwi billionaire's yacht is probably the most badass boat around.

Merc hits back with hot A 45

Meet Mercedes-AMG's reply to the Audi RS as the two carmakers continue their high-performance five-door battle.

The new Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T offers V8 power.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso gets V8 option

New turbocharged engine lowers entry level point for Maranello's two-plus-two coupe.

weddings

Wedding options on a shoestring

Wedding ideas and bargains were on display and for sale at the wedding garage sale.

Hundreds searched for bargains at wedding-themed garage sale.

Recycling wedding fashion

Pakuranga bride-to-be Liz Andrews has found a green way for people to celebrate after their weddings.

Andrea and Matthew walking through the grapevines at The Vineyard.

Introducing Andrea & Matthew gallery

Love blossomed on a Kaikoura holiday - then Andrea popped the question in Hanmer Springs. The rest, as they say, is history.

Video

First royal tour for the fab four

The world's eyes are firmly fixed on Canada as Princess Charlotte makes her third public appearance.

Parenting

OK to swear in front of your kids?

Dropping an f-bomb occasionally isn't as harmful as one would think - rather, making this slur is far more damaging.

Dropping an f-bomb occasionally isn't as harmful as one would think - rather, making this slur is far more damaging.

'Boys compete to be drunk'

Don't bother locking up your daughters. Why it's your teen son you need to keep a close eye on.

Sons may not enjoy shopping, manicures or going to the hairdressers - but do you know a girl would have ticked those ...

'I loved being a mum to boys'

"I knew that I'd be in for more soccer, more toilet humour and much more farting.

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blogs

Furry Friday: Baby face

Millie reaches directly into your chest and twangs your heartstrings.

In a week of breakups and other bad news, we could all use a bit of puppy and kitten time.

Why politicians need pets

Socks ruled the White House during Bill Clinton's presidency.

A pet can remind us that a politician is a human being, not a caricature.

Furry Friday: Odd cats

Shelf life? That's what Kiwi leads. The view's good but the ceiling height is a challenge.

Here are cats doing odd but supremely catlike things - you're guaranteed at least one smile.

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