Ugly end to beauty pageant video

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8:38 AM  Runner-up wanted anything but world peace at Brazilian contest, instead opting to rip the crown from her rival's head

Looks still judged after death

Colleen McCullough.

Author Colleen McCullough's obituary shows that even today a woman will be judged by appearance first.

Can space bring you together?

APART: Having their own space is the secret to a happy relationship for some couples.

Separate bedrooms, separate homes, separate holidays. Would time apart help your relationship to flourish?

Here's the skinny, man

Jehan Casinader was just like every other kid at school – desperate to fit in.

I have learnt something many other waif-like Kiwi men know: our perception of male beauty is narrower than our biceps.

Impact of selfies on our health

#SmearforSmear: Hollyoaks actress Kirsty-Leigh Porter, left, and model Georgia May Jagger.

Do we really need 'lipstick smear selfies' to raise awareness for a deadly disease?

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Could time apart bring you closer?

APART: Having their own space is the secret to a happy relationship for some couples.

Separate bedrooms, separate homes, separate holidays. Would time apart help your relationship to flourish?

Two questions decide true love

Are you a 'master of love' or a 'disaster of love'? The answer may determine what you bring to a relationship.

I went to a 'sex yoga' school

Seven-year itch still alive and well

food & wine

Recipe: Huevos rancheros

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This Mexican classic makes a really cracking breakfast for a weekend treat. Serve the eggs with soft tortillas.

Marmite Easter eggs are a thing

Fancy some yeast spread in your chocolate treat?

Stephanie Coutts and Ryan McArthur of the Craft Beer College get ready for their walking tour which begins at Garage Project this Saturday.

Pub walk to show off craft scene

Craft beer enthusiasts set to guide their first walking tour of popular, inner-city breweries and bars.

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Things get ugly at beauty pageant video

Miss Amazon 2015

8:38 AM  Runner-up didn't want world peace at Brazilian contest, instead opting to rip the crown from her rival's head

Out with the wax, in with the 'hairy hunter'

Manscaping is so last year - the new brand of male model is what's being coined the "hairy hunter man".

IF ONLY: These aren't my feet. My feet are nothing like this.

My feet of clay

My feet are after a twelve-hour day of gardening in flip-flops. I've never cared for neat feet.

fashion

Warriors strip off for Klum

STRIPPING OFF: The NZ Warriors welcomed Heidi Klum in their midst.

Supermodel Heidi Klum has played a game of "show me yours I show you mine" with New Zealand's rugby league team.

Best lessons from style icons

The most helpful tricks you can steal from Kate Moss, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez et al.

Heidi Klum visits Auckland to launch her Intimates collection at SkyCity Casino.

Heidi's style tips for Kiwi women

Supermodel advises Kiwi women to ditch the heels and miniskirts ... but struggles to find a NZ designer to wear on her whistlestop trip.

well & good

80 laps for 80 years

Bill Devonshire celebrates his 80th birthday by swimming 80 lengths of the Lido indoor pool.

8:00 AM  Effervescent octogenarian Bill Devonshire has celebrated his birthday with a splash.

Toned arms in 10 minutes video

Toned, strong, sculpted arms are one of the most common requests I get - here's how to achieve them.

Two-year trek for Leg Up

Milk does the body good?

life

This video may make you cry

TUGS AT THE HEART STRINGS: Stan Beaton hears his late wife's voice after more than 10 years.

He thought his late wife's voicemail was lost forever. But then a miracle happened.

Mum assists in own c-section

An Australian mum who partly delivered her own twins during a caesarean has encouraged other women to take control of their birthing experience.

The babies too keen to come into this world video

A rugby player's life in the closet

home & property

How do you load your dishwasher?

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19 min ago  A new study has revealed how you should be stacking your dishwasher - you might be doing it wrong.

Wellington suburbs to rise up

Karori and Tawa chosen as the next targets for housing intensification in Wellington's suburbs.

TRAILER HOME: The tiny, custom-made house from the outside.

Tiny homes, big interest

Tiny house movement taking off as people look for more sustainable ways of living.

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

Nines proposal does the trick

SHE SAID YES: Kasteal Matthews, William Hawea and their son Preiz, 4.

William Hawea held the sign that read: "Kasteal Matthews - Will you please marry me", for three hours.

Introducing Indi & Sam gallery

It was a day full of miracles, from the rain ending to getting the metal-fan groom in a tux.

Tom & Danielle's wedding

Introducing Tom & Danielle gallery

They tied the knot in a beautiful flower-filled private garden. However it wasn't love at first sight ...

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Things get ugly at beauty pageant

Runner-up didn't want world peace at Brazilian contest, instead opting to rip the crown from her rival's head

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31 cats taking a nap

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