The week in celebrity Instagrams gallery

CANDICE SWANEPOEL: Cor, the standard of those Club 18-30 holidays have gotten a bit better.

5:00 AM  Jen-An loses her head, Joe Manganiello makes us broody and Kanye gets slapped by his idol (not really but one can dream).

Strangers love dogs and babies

Second Chance, a four-year-old boxer, wears sunglasses due to sensitive eyes greets another dog during a walk with its owner along the beach in Oceanside, California January 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)

5:00 AM  The rules of public interaction suddenly change when you have a cute companion.

Should you bin that?

Pasta perfection: Reheat to reap the benefits?

5:00 AM  From pasta to flour, here are nine pantry essentials and when you should get rid of them.

Five 'impossible' homes

et to be built, the Dutch Windwheel will provide new housing and generate sustainable power

5:00 AM  Would you live inside a wind turbine, a mechanics' garage or even a public toilet? Well now you may want to.

Revival of the skivvy

NICE IN WHITE: A high-neck style from Emilio Pucci's autumn/winter 2015 collection.

It's officially autumn. And the skivvy is making a comeback.

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love & sex

Can't live with them ...

Being 'together' doesn't have to mean close domestic proximity.

Adam Dudding meets some committed long-term couples who, like an increasing number of others, have chosen to live apart.

Quade Cooper's new lady

Australian rugby bad boy Quade Cooper has a new girlfriend, leaving his ex of two years heartbroken.

Sex and the older woman

A year on Tinder - what I've learned

food & wine

Food trends that need to stop

ENOUGH ALREADY: We have definitely reached peak kale.

5:00 AM  Kale, "deconstructed" dishes, insect garnishes ... Here's the 10 things we want to see less of in 2015.

Say ... cheesecake!

Treating yourself every now and then won't hurt, says Nadia Lim.

CAN GET STICKY: Though you won't become ill from eating old pasta, it should be eaten within the year.

When to bin it?

5:00 AM  From pasta to flour, here are nine pantry essentials and when you should get rid of them.

beauty

Makeup tips that really work

IN THE KNOW: A few simple tricks can make your makeup last.

Clumpy lashes? Fading eyeliner? Foundation dilemmas? We can help.

In my beauty bag: Ina Bajaj

The East Day Spa and Spring founder knows a thing or two about pampering. Here's what in her arsenal.

'On the large part, we’ve become wholly desensitised to the naming business of cosmetics.'

They named a lipgloss ‘underage’?

It's a term one usually associates with the charge of Statutory Rape, not the pink-gold hue left by a swipe of tinted gloss.

fashion

Revival of the skivvy

NICE IN WHITE: A high-neck style from Emilio Pucci's autumn/winter 2015 collection.

It's officially autumn. And the skivvy is making a comeback.

Wear the talk of the internet

It's made from viscose and needs to be dry-cleaned and it broke the internet. Now you can wear it.

Lupita Nyong'o in the luxury gown.

$200,000 Oscar gown returned by thief

The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago has been returned by the thief.

well & good

Dogs, babies make strangers coo

CANINE COMPANIONS: Dog lovers have completely different social rules to those accepted in regular human society.

5:00 AM  The rules of public interaction with unknowns suddenly change if you have a cute companion.

Life lessons from the surfboard

Decisions create confidence. That's something I learned from surfing.

Why non-smokers get lung cancer

Man sees wife through bionic eye video

life

Leo's parents to give it a go

08022015 News photo. Supplied. Down Syndrome baby Leo Forrest, whose father is fundraising to bring the child from Armenia to New Zealand. PIC: GoFundMe.

A mother accused of ditching her Down syndrome son has reconciled with her Kiwi husband and wants to move to New Zealand after $660,000 was raised to help the boy.

Parents get daughter's birthmark tattooed

Couple get inked to show their 18-month-old that her blemish "was something to feel proud of and not embarrassed by".

Messages from beyond

Dads should complain more

home & property

Five unbelievable home designs

OTHER WORLDLY: Yet to be built, the Dutch Windwheel will provide new housing and generate sustainable power

5:00 AM  Would you live inside a wind turbine, a mechanics' garage or even a public toilet? Well now you may want to.

The next big thing?

A tiny camper-trailer packed with vintage accessories has all that's needed for a classic Kiwi holiday.

Artists impression of 223 Green Lane West, Alexandra Park, Auckland.

Urbanites sign up to iconic locale

Interest is rising as a luxury village begins to emerge from Auckland's Alexandra Park car park.

luxury

Kim K's $2600 make-up routine

LOW MAINTENANCE: Kim Kardashian uses three different make-up artists depending on how 'ethnic' or 'glam' she wants to look.

It starts with a $600 moisturiser...

Mr Grey will see you now

Fans of racy book series can now take an interactive tour around Christian Grey's luxury pad.

Jeremy Renner has listed a renovated house in Hollywood at $4.795 million. (Simon Berlyn/TNS)

Jeremy Renner's $6m property gallery

A 1920s house with a 550m 'great room', renovated by Jeremy Renner and his business partner, is up for sale.

weddings

Introducing Daniel & Sindy gallery

Daniel & Sindy

From horse-drawn carriages and a teary ceremony to sparklers on the dance floor, this big day looked like a fairytale.

Tying the knot ... during a triathlon

Sporty Australian couple rope in friends as they plan to wed during 226km Wanaka event - complete with jaunty racing suits.

HAPPY COUPLE: Alyssa Coe and Mark Smooth enact the traditional post ceremony kiss.

Challenge Wanaka athletes tie the knot

A couple have started the second lap of their Challenge Wanaka marathon as husband and wife.

Video

Cycling unlocks teen's confidence

Nic Brockelbank, who has MD, has ditched his wheelchair and climbed on a bike.

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blogs

The pain of parenthood

14012015 News Photo Kirk Hargreaves/FairfaxNZ 
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One of the things they never tell you about being a parent is how much it hurts.

Do dog thieves use markings?

dogs

It's no isolated tale: gangs of dog thieves patrol suburbs, checking out which houses have dogs. Is it true?

In pics: 28 dogs taking a nap

dog

How do dogs sleep? Here are some answers for you to laugh at, sniff at, or nod in agreement with.

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