Introducing Kathy & Mike gallery

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19 min ago  The proposal may have been high-tech (with a remote-control chopper), but the wedding was beautifully rustic.

Introducing Dale & Matt

Introducing Lee & Dena

Best & worst dressed gallery

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19 min ago  Rita Ora wears a full-body scrunchie, pubic pom poms are a thing and Kim K wraps herself in mesh.

Top celebrity weddings of 2014 gallery

Solange Knowles weds Alan Ferguson

Kim and Kanye and George and Amal dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only A listers who tied the knot.

10 most popular fashion stories gallery

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From the Duchess to Kim K donning metallic bubble wrap: the style moments you clicked on in 2014.

Cute alert: NPH's twins singing

Neil Patrick Harris' twins singing

Sometimes children singing can be... interesting. But when Neil Patrick Harris is involved, it's just adorable.

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love & sex

Relationship rules to ignore

ELECTRONIC FRONTIERS: In this brave new era, how do we navigate the less obvious dating milestones?

Think you know the new tenets of Too Soon? Here's a loose guide to modern dating timeframes.

Outrage over advice column

It has set the internet aflame with its tut-tutting advice for wives who have become marriage murderers.

Gay Christians choosing celibacy

A plan most fowl

food & wine

Single malt or a blend?

IS ONE TYPE BETTER? Whisky beguiles spirits connoisseurs with its diversity of tastes and experiences.

5:00 AM  It's the subject of much snobbery and name-calling among whisky drinkers. But is one truly better than the other?

Real wine ice-cream now exists

Game-changing invention, sadly only available in the US, brings a whole new meaning to "dessert wine".

BIG NEXT YEAR: Matcha green tea powder is thought to offer extra health benefits.

Foods we will be eating in 2015

A few years back it was chia, more recently kale and now it's time for kefir, matcha and quark.

beauty

Kate's hair is William's 'nightmare'

The Duchess's long and thick hair could be the reason she has a private hairstylist on call.

Princely payback for his beloved's hairpiece quip.

In my beauty bag: Leonie Barlow

Take a peek at the products on the The Style Insider's current love list.

PRESSURE: The pressures are always there telling women they're not good enough without some assistance.

How do women survive the day?

OPINION: As a guy I find women deliciously mysterious. But it's clear from all the ads that I'm in the growing minority.

fashion

The week's best & worst dressed gallery

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5:00 AM  Rita Ora wears a full-body scrunchie, pubic pom poms are a thing and Kim K wraps herself in mesh.

Bacon headbands actually exist gallery

Thanks to a fake-food manufacturer's move into jewellery, you can now legitimately wear a full fry-up on your head.

WHAT YOU CLICKED ON: These are the 10 fashion moments of 2014 that most captured your attention.

10 most popular fashion stories gallery

From the Duchess to Kim K donning metallic bubble wrap: the style moments you clicked on in 2014.

well & good

Comfort foods not that comforting

COMFORT FOODS: Can they actually improve your mood?

Bacon, ice-cream or chocolate do not soothe us any more than other foods – or no food at all, study says.

Eat just 2 cookies a day

At this time of year eating cookies in moderation is sensible advice. But how much is "in moderation"?

Where fat goes when you lose it

Trying not to try

life

Legless quake survivor's gift

SUPPORTIVE: Kate Barron, who lost her legs in the February 2011 earthquake, has donated a carload of goods to the City Mission. SUPPORTIVE: Kate Barron, who lost her legs in the February 2011 earthquake, has donated a carload of goods to the City Mission.

5:00 AM  A woman who lost her legs in the February 2011 earthquake is giving back to the city that has supported her.

The most awful lie I've ever told

Not only had I kissed someone I shouldn't have, I had fibbed to my best friend. Was this the real me?

It's going to be a cheeky Christmas gallery video

Why we banned Christmas

home & property

Seven fairytale castles for sale gallery

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Always fancied yourself as a bit of a king or queen? Well now you can really live the dream - if you have a spare $10m.

Fancy owning an island?

If you have a spare $40 mill that dream could be a reality - Auckland's Pakatoa Island is back up for sale.

NATURE: Simple, foraged arrangements add a casual and personal touch.

Tips for fuss-free Xmas table gallery

When it comes to setting the table this Christmas, keep it simple and keep it Kiwi.

luxury

10 pricey Oscar dresses gallery

JENNIFER LAWRENCE, $4,000,000: The blush-pink ballgown by Dior Haute Couture worn by J-Law at the 2013 Academy Awards tops the list of most valuable awards dresses in recent times. Why? All because she tripped. That's right, the image of Lawrence tripping on the stairs was broadcast around the world giving Dior enormous publicity. Winning the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook possibly also played a part in the exposure, but one is starting to think that trip wasn't an accident...

Designer brands gain enormous exposure on Oscar night. Here are 10 of the most valuable dresses worn in recent history.

The bike that costs $512,000 gallery

Coated in 24-carat gold, it’s for the man who has everything.

TELLING HER MOTHER'S STORY IN STYLE: Diane von Furstenberg says writing her book, The Woman I Wanted to Be, helped her understand her mother's history and how she survived the Holocaust.

Luxury looks like DVF

Luxury smells like exotic flowers, tastes like peppermint tea, and looks like Diane von Furstenberg.

weddings

Introducing Kathy & Mike gallery

Kathy and Mike.

18 min ago  The proposal may have been high-tech (with a remote-control chopper), but the wedding was beautifully rustic.

Treasure hunt proposal video

The race to the altar for a Wellington couple hit the heights of Mt Victoria, Amazing Race-style.

Solange Knowles weds Alan Ferguson

Top 11 celebrity weddings of 2014 gallery

Kim and Kanye and George and Amal dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only A listers who tied the knot.

Video

Dogs tuck in to Xmas lunch

What do you get when you add 13 dogs and one cat with 14 pairs of human hands? One ridiculously cute video.

blogs

Moata's Blog Idle

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Hell is other parents

Four Legs Good: A blog about pets

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Pals and playmates (pictures)

daily fix

Horoscopes

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What do the stars have in store for you today?

Sudoku

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Rev up your mind with our numbers game

Crossword

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Test your knowledge with our daily crossword