Broken Fitbit - or pregnant?

It's a strange world we live in when your Fitbit knows you're pregnant before you do.

11:22 AM  He thought his wife's fitness tracker was broken. It wasn't - it just knew something they didn't.

Celebs gifted free 'breast lift'

Fancy a spot of laser therapy, Cate Blanchett?

10:29 AM  Nominees may not leave Oscars with a win, but they will get $300k gift bag including cleavage help.

No meat please, we're Kiwis

Meat is off the menu for an increasing number of Kiwis.

11:08 AM  More than 10 per cent of New Zealanders are now vegetarian - and the rate is higher in one island.

Five, 10 or 15-minute workouts

The shorter amount of time you have to train, the higher the intensity must be.

10:04 AM  Stop saying you don't have enough time to exercise - these routines will keep even the most time-poor in shape.

A Kiwi KFC wedding

Ashleigh and Louis Davis swing past Whangarei KFC for their wedding photo over the weekend.

The smell of fried chicken doubtlessly hung in the air as a Wellington couple marked their big day.

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love & sex

How to propose to a Whovian

The TARDIS was a labour of love.

Man creates ultimate setting to propose to his Dr Who mad girlfriend.

How to charm like Clooney

Peta Mathias - writer, cook, traveller - shares her unconventional wisdom on life's dilemmas.

The scandalous sex life of HG Wells

'I don't know why I'm single'

food & wine

No meat please, we're Kiwis

Meat is off the menu for an increasing number of Kiwis.

11:08 AM  More than 10 per cent of New Zealanders now identify as vegetarian - and the rate is higher in one island.

Healthy chocolate brownies

If you have a sweet tooth but are trying to cut down on treats, these are your go-to dessert.

Don't forget dessert, but keep it simple. You don't need to make a flourless chocolate cake, says cookbook author Heather Christo.

Avoiding V-Day food fails

10:48 AM  Panicking in the kitchen is not romantic, so here's some fail-safe menu options.

beauty

Celebs gifted 'vampire breast lift'

Fancy a spot of laser therapy, Cate Blanchett?

10:29 AM  Nominees may not leave Oscars with a little gold man, but they will get $300k gift bag including cleavage help and $400 loo roll.

Taranaki nails impress Kim K

Kim Kardashian West has had her eye on a Taranaki nail artist.

Match your nails to your romantic mood this Valentines Day.

Cute Valentines Day nails inspo gallery

10:02 AM  Get into the spirit of lurrrrve with some Valentines nail-art.

fashion

Shop worker not 'model material'

Sherene Zarrabi says people should love themselves, no matter what they look like.

3 min ago  When her boss said she was too big for the store's Instagram, this student quit her job.

The thing about bling

You're going to drop a bomb on that sparkle, so you should know what you're looking for.

Actress Susan Sarandon in the white Max Mara suit that divided viewers.

Actress fires back at bra shamer

When Piers Morgan told Susan Sarandon this outfit was “horribly inappropriate”, she had the perfect comeback.

well & good

Five, 10 or 15-minute workouts

The shorter amount of time you have to train, the higher the intensity must be.

10:04 AM  Stop saying you don't have enough time to exercise - these routines will keep even the most time-poor in shape.

Why it’s so hard to cut sugar

It's as addictive as a drug - but you can give it up. Here's a few tips to help you manage your intake.

Habits sabotaging your life

Losing ... it could make you fat

life

Runner dies during doughnut challenge

A man dies taking a challenge which involves eating 12 doughnuts while running an 8 km race.

6 min ago  Man dies taking a challenge which involves eating 12 doughnuts while running 8km.

How can I stop my home-alone dog from barking?

10:59 AM  Vet Bruce Chard answers readers' questions about their pets.

How porn damaged a child

Supporting our communities

home & property

Wherefore art thou Romeo?

This new Shoreditch development in north-east London is being built on the site of William Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre. The excavated remains of the theatre will be able to be viewed through glass in a public square.

Now you can buy your own luxury flat with Juliet's balcony - on the site where the play was first performed.

A pool cabana is just the start

Game, set, match - it's playtime for grown-ups at this Wanaka property, where the focus is on fun.

Trying to keep your house clean can be a neverending nightmare.

How to keep your house clean

Sometimes it feels like you finish cleaning the house just before you have to start over again.

luxury

Is this huge car price a record? video

The 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was raced to victory by legendary British driver Stirling Moss at the Cuba Grand Prix in 1958.

Exchange rates and auction locations mean the title of the most expensive car ever sold at auction is up for debate.

Rare cars attract big money gallery

It seems that not everyone is strapped for cash in the weeks after Christmas.

Christchurch-based chauffeur Robin Adams acts as both taxi driver and guide for overseas visitors. "I mother them all the way around."

Nervous tourists hire chauffeurs video

Tourists too scared to take to the wheel, or wanting a more relaxing holiday, are paying to be chauffeur-driven around NZ.

weddings

Wedding in a warzone gallery

Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef, 27, pose for a wedding picture in Homs.

11:25 AM  The photographer wanted to show that life and love is stronger than death in Syria.

Mariah Carey's triple wedding day

Mariah Carey is planning a three-day Disney-themed extravaganza when she weds James Packer.

Ashleigh and Louis Davis swing past Whangarei KFC for their wedding photo over the weekend.

A Kiwi KFC wedding

It's a special relationship. Groom chooses KFC over naked pics for wedding photo.

Video

This is a view worth fighting for

Stressed, debilitated, and walled in, the Aitchisons went into exile. Now, their home is waiting for them.

Parenting

Broken Fitbit - or pregnant?

It's a strange world we live in when your Fitbit knows you're pregnant before you do.

11:22 AM  He thought his wife's fitness tracker was broken. It wasn't - it just knew something they didn't.

Mum v triplets and toddler

Want a quick look at the insane juggling mums do on a daily basis? Watch this video.

Gwyneth Paltrow says her daughter Apple loves her unusual name.

Gwyneth's selfie with Apple

Little Apple Martin is all grown up - and she sure looks a lot like her mother.

Tantalize your taste buds

Explore the melting pot of cultures and cuisine Melbourne has to offer.

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Cat

Life hasn't been easy for these cats, but that hasn't stopped them from battling on.

When pets are 'naughty'

Oscar is a freedom fighter. He liberated the spaghetti from its bonds. Now Oscar's work is done, and yours begins.

Stuffed toys, paper towel, spaghetti - they're all fair game for curious cats and dogs.

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.

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