Children on fashion ads video

Two men are putting Cara D in a garbage bin in this Pepe Jeans ad. The children are, understandably, perplexed.

16 min ago  "She seems to have an illness. Because her arm is, like, here. And her shoulder is, like ... here."

Jane Birkin slams Birkin bags gallery

Jane looking quite the effortless fashion icon back in 1971.

11:13 AM  "I have asked Hermès Group to rename the Birkin," says the style legend. Here's why...

Why some men don't like cats

Residents say a Salisbury factory was emitting a smell like cat urine.

Do they really make men feel less manly, as this celebrity cat expert thinks?

Do you text and walk? video

A research paper reported people who walked while texting took significantly longer to complete a course.

We put texting pedestrians to the test in a mini obstacle course.

The worst sex advice ever?

Whip him up a quick post-coital snack: the key to relationship success.

You sometimes have to wonder whether relationship advice from magazines is designed to help or humiliate.

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The worst sex advice ever?

Whip him up a quick post-coital snack: the key to relationship success.

You sometimes have to wonder whether relationship advice from magazines is designed to help or humiliate.

Make your marriage 'mindful'

When your spouse leaves dirty laundry two feet from the hamper, this is what you should do...

Couples kiss for freedom video

Can adultery sites save a marriage?

food & wine

Andrew Little hops to the Left

Labour leader Andrew Little takes tips from brewer Shigeo Takagi as they create a craft beer at The Occasional Brewer in Wellington.

They say the test of a political leader is whether you would want to have a beer with them.

Kiwis making waves in NY meet

In a town like New York it never takes too long for expat Kiwis to meet up.

Not much beats a classic roast chicken with garlic butter and herbs.

Three ways with... roast chicken

Is there anything more comforting than the humble chook in the winter? I don't think so.

beauty

In Jane Hitchfield's beauty bag

Jane Hitchfield says her skin always looks better when she's had plenty of fresh air.

She counts some of New Zealand's biggest beauty brands as her clients, but which make her bathroom cabinet cut?

The stories stretchmarks tell

She didn't mean to, but one woman accidentally started our new favourite body-positive campaign.

lane

Stop obsessing over women's beauty

OPINION: Instead of reassuring women that they can be beautiful at any size, let's reassure them that they don't have to be.

fashion

Children on fashion ads video

Two men are putting Cara D in a garbage bin in this Pepe Jeans ad. The children are, understandably, perplexed.

17 min ago  "She seems to have an illness. Because her arm is, like, here. And her shoulder is, like ... here."

Zara dips toe in NZ waters

10:55 AM  Zara comes to Auckland's North Shore, in a fashion.

Jane looking quite the effortless fashion icon back in 1971.

Jane Birkin slams Birkin bags gallery

11:13 AM  "I have asked Hermès Group to rename the Birkin," says the style legend. Here's why...

well & good

Going crazy for girls with carbs

Khloe Kardashian and Kendall Jenner carb load with some pizzas.

11:10 AM  Forget kale smoothies and chia seed puddings, Instagram's newest food trend is women chowing down on "taboo" gluten.

Are you a head or heart person?

10:11 AM  Being aware of your bias can help you make better decisions.

Dr Libby on eating mindfully

Why are you overweight?

life

Oprah 'transformed my life'

Christchurch woman Lisa Yardley's dream came true when she met Oprah Winfrey last year. She has bought tickets to Winfrey's first-ever New Zealand show in December.

Die-hard fan Lisa Yardley could be the reason for Oprah Winfrey's trip to New Zealand.

8 stunning sensations

Incredible things happen while you're sleeping. These eight examples will make you want to be an early bird.

I feel really safe: cycling student video

Offshore and off the grid

home & property

This house was built in 3 hours

This villa was erected from six modules in just three hours, and is claimed to be able to withstand earthquakes

10:17 AM  Quake-proof 3D-printed house assembled in China - and it took only 10 days to make from start to finish.

Inside a Box Home gallery

Architectural homes in NZ are typically viewed as a privilege, but this company's trying to change that.

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, the Chilean blue crocus, is an ideal bulb for growing in pots.

Blue beauties of early spring gallery

True blue is a rare commodity in the flower world, which makes their arrival in spring all the more welcome.

luxury

Pencil drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil drawing of working-class men eating dinner snapped up for six figures in Wellington.

Kim K's $2600 make-up routine

It starts with a $600 moisturiser...

A top dog life - A pup at Somerset House during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015.

Crazy new must-have of the super-rich

A dog nanny: akin to that of a governess, but entrusted with a slobbering pug in a pink diamond-studded collar.

weddings

Rugby hardman's softer side

Onosa'i Auva'a has been a marriage celebrant since 2010.

Onosa'i Auva'a is known for his exploits on the rugby field but for his teammates, his relationship guidance in the locker room could be more significant.

Introducing Alice & Jeremy gallery

This big day was full of surprises, from a secret duet to a dramatic haircut and a mid-photo downpour.

Is preventing divorce simply a matter of getting married at the right time?

The best age to get married

If you tie the knot in these four years, you're less likely to get divorced, study finds.

Video

Our texting walkers obstacle course

Do you text and walk? We put pedestrians to the test in a mini obstacle course.

Parenting

Fascinating twin bellies

Yep that's right. There are two buns in the oven.

Have you ever tried googling twin pregnancy bellies? It's a bit terrifying.

Five emotional parenting times

Sometimes it's the moments you don't expect that hit your heart most of all.

Prince George turned two and got a present to remember.

Prince's epic birthday present

All children love to build a den in the back garden, but this one is totally fit for royalty. 

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Why dogs make us smile gallery

Dog

Whether it's their knack with selfies or a love of cushions, they're guaranteed to do something cute every day.

My toastbusters mission

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Try as I might, I struggle to be served bread items at cafes that aren't flattened into a melty oblivion.

The super-secret life of pets

The Secret Life of Pets

It's my conviction that a pet spends part of every day practising to be more adorable.

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