Is this dress too revealing?

This image features on the petition. It claims the dress has been deemed too revealing to be worn at the St Dominic's ...

10:33 AM  Students are angry at a ban on bare feet and revealing dresses at the school ball.

Does drinking make you happy?

Drinking alcohol is associated with all sorts of other factors known to boost happiness.

Does drinking make people happier, or does being happier make people drink?

Five dishes for every home cook

Nigella Lawson says there are certain dishes that every home cook should know.

Nigela Lawson reveals five dishes every home chef should know backwards.

'Daddy's not coming home'

Baby Charles Austin with his late father's wedding ring on a chain.

A grieving wife gave birth to her son just four days after her husband died in a paragliding accident.

Our appetite for tragedy

Wellness blogger Belle Gibson claimed she had beaten terminal brain cancer.

10:43 AM  OPINION: These days a reality TV contestant can't sing a note or slice an onion without revealing a personal tragedy.

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love & sex

Longest-married couple celebrate century

Jeram and Ganga Ravji  have six children, 15 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren living in Auckland.

One stood beside Gandhi to expel British rule from India, now the Ravji's will receive two letters from the Queen.

Cellphones are ruining sex lives

It seems when you have to tweet, you have to tweet - even if you're mid-coitus.

Marriage and the sex pass

Stay hot to keep your hubby

food & wine

How fun is it to get drunk?

Drinking alcohol is associated with all sorts of other factors known to boost happiness.

Does drinking make people happier, or does being happier make people drink?

5 dishes Nigella says to master

Nigela Lawson reveals five dishes every home chef should know backwards.

The group is concerned the chain is testing the market and will not leave.

Protest over pop-up Macca's

The world's biggest restaurant chain will open a pop-up store in Sydney - and some in the area are definitely not lovin' it.

beauty

Age celebrated in wrinkle cream ad

Alessandra Ferri has had a long and celebrated international career as a ballerina.

A 52-year-old ballerina outdances her younger self in a clever new ad for wrinkle cream.

Turn your face into a garden?

There's a new contouring technique in town and it's coming up roses (and daisies).

Lily-Rose Depp will front the campaign for Chanel's No.5 L'Eau.

Lily-Rose Depp lands Chanel gig

Johnny Depp's daughter is the face of Chanel's new No.5 L'Eau fragrance campaign.

fashion

Is this dress too revealing?

This image features on the petition. It claims the dress has been deemed too revealing to be worn at the St Dominic's ...

10:33 AM  Students are angry at a ban on bare feet and revealing dresses at the school ball.

Less airbrushing, more profits

Turns out leaving models' scars, stretch marks and tattoos untouched means increased sales.

Victoria Beckham in Uggs

Victoria Beckham wears Uggs

It seems Posh Spice would do anything for bestie Eva Longoria - even wear Ugg boots.

well & good

How to reduce your cancer risk

Exercise is a vital contributor to good health.

"You can do something other than choosing your parents carefully."

Is addiction a brain disease?

Or is this too narrow a perspective from which to understand the complexity of addiction?

Breasts removed after wedding video

'A gym would be great'

life

Our appetite for tragedy

Wellness blogger Belle Gibson claimed she had beaten terminal brain cancer.

10:43 AM  OPINION: These days a reality TV contestant can't sing a note or slice an onion without revealing a personal tragedy.

Teen secretly takes boyfriend to prom

"My parents told me I couldn't go to prom because I wanted to go with my boyfriend so I had to go behind their backs."

'True love never really dies'

Why I wanted a fake funeral

home & property

House of the week: Titirangi

The kitchen in Jeannie and Andrew Van der Putten’s Titirangi, Auckland home; pottery made by Andrew is used daily; the ...

11:22 AM  Simple design and pre-nail framing kept the cost down, say the owners.

Prime coastal estate for sale gallery

It has an indoor equestrian centre, stables, a vineyard, multiple homes and is selling for $8.5m.

The damage caused by damp.

Is your home oozing damp? video

You don't necessarily have to spend thousands of dollars to stop your home turning mouldy.

luxury

Aston Martin reveals Zagato design

Aston Martin's Vanquish Zagato Concept.

Luxury car maker turns to Italian design house Zagato to come up with its latest stunning concept car.

The world's surprising luxury hot spot

Auckland is the world's hottest luxury property market, Christies says, but what counts as luxury?

Accor Hotels South Pacific and New Zealand sales, marketing and distribution director Sonya Rossiter in one of the new ...

Capital's new five-star video

New Sofitel oozes luxury with gold detailing, marble bench tops and "marshmallow" beds.

weddings

Wedding photos 42 years later

Mr Zhao and Mrs Lv enjoyed a very special 42nd wedding anniversary in Sydney.

They married in 1974 but it's taken 42 years for this couple to get their special day in a tux and white gown.

Meet Michaela & Adam gallery

Family, friends and two very special dogs helped this couple celebrate their big day in Tauranga.

Louise Veronneau and Dominic Husso at their cat-filled wedding.

1000 cats at a wedding video

A Canadian couple had their dream wedding. No altar, pews or guests. Apart from 1000 cats.

Video

Screech for the Skye

Skye the Indian Ringneck parakeet might be the most famous bird in New Zealand.

Parenting

'We're some of the lucky ones'

"It only took 4 years, 3 miscarriages, depression, 107 hormone injections, one surgery, two procedures, over 100 ...

10:51 AM  One woman decided to use her pregnancy announcement to show the reality of an IVF journey.

11 essential breastfeeding facts

Basically nothing will go as planned.

Baby Charles Austin with his late father's wedding ring on a chain.

'Daddy's not coming home'

A grieving wife gave birth to her son just four days after her husband died in a paragliding accident.

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Get your pet winter ready

Chilling by the fireplace.

Keep furry ones safe and warm this winter with these cold weather tips.

Pets on buses: Yes or no?

Do dogs belong on a bus?

A Wellington proposal to allow dogs on trains and buses has received mixed reviews.

Stress-stealing faces gallery

dog

When things get a bit much, you'll find a long gaze at your pet's face is the perfect antidote.

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