New Zealand's must-try dishes

The Nest, by L'oeuf.

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

Melania denies Trump - again video

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport  in Rome, ...

The couple deliberately hold hands, then Melania brushes him off again.

Cannes PDA a step too far?

Cute or a bit too much? Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban weren't shy about showing affection on the red carpet at Cannes.

Nuzzles, nibbles and hair-pulling - Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban get cosy on the red carpet.

When best men are the worst

Justin Johannsen's best man speech apparently didn't go down well at James Matthews and Pippa Middleton's wedding.

11:16 AM  How did a simple wedding speech turn into an exercise in humiliation?

Best & worst dressed: Bachelor

Viarni, Lily and Hannah all looked great throughout this season of The Bachelor.

Sure, there were a lot of cocktail dresses. But how about that one Black Sabbath shirt?

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The kitchen in the Hahei beach house, designed by Studio2 Architects, features American oak veneer cabinets teamed with ...

11:44 AM  A luxury beach house at Hahei is one of three projects to score TIDA kitchen wins this year.

Inside Julia Child's French home

12:06 PM  At $993 per night it's not that cheap – but can you put on having a taste of culinary history?

From party house to art house gallery

French-style courtyard wows gallery

love & sex

Dating group for disabled

Flourishing Friendship co-founders Diane Morris and Sarah Ward help people with disabilities find romance.

11:41 AM  A new dating group is making it a little easier for disabled Aucklanders to find love.

Melania denies Trump's hand - again video

The couple deliberately hold hands, then Melania brushes him off again.

Cute or a bit too much? Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban weren't shy about showing affection on the red carpet at Cannes.

Cannes PDA a step too far?

Nuzzles, nibbles and hair-pulling - Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban get cosy on the red carpet.

food & wine

New Zealand's must-try dishes

The Nest, by L'oeuf.

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

Make dull porridge awesome

Spice up your porridge game with something a little different.

Jess was the best at telling how expensive each beer was.

Is flash booze worth the cost? video

Can you even taste the difference between a $7.99 bottle of wine and a $25 bottle?

beauty

The mascara you need to try

Tokyo pharmacies are full of promising products, but this one mascara is really worth your money.

11:45 AM  With impressive staying power and an affordable price, we're hooked on Kiss Me Heroine.

Makeup artist eyes international competition

South Canterbury makeup artist one of six vloggers from New Zealand and Australia selected to compete in international competition.

Padma Lakshmi sported this stunning look at a recent event.

Get the look: Padma Lakshmi

Here's how you can replicate this fun and flirty makeup.

fashion

The Bachelor: best & worst dressed

Viarni, Lily and Hannah all looked great throughout this season of The Bachelor.

Sure, there were a lot of cocktail dresses. But how about that one Black Sabbath shirt?

Barefoot and beautiful at Cannes

We feel your pain, Naomie Harris - we're not keen on a long walk home in heels either.

Chic layering, such as a classic sweater over a crisp white shirt, maketh the winter workwear ensemble.

How to stay warm at work

What to wear to work when the temperatures plummet.

well & good

I'm ready for a retirement home

"Sell the house, buy a much cheaper unit in a nearby retirement village and pocket the change."

OPINION: "Sell the house, buy a much cheaper unit in a nearby retirement village and pocket the change."

The right way to exhale

Everyone's obsessed with getting the inhale right but it's likely the exhale that's letting you down.

Overweight to iron woman

100-year-old identical twins video

life

Hollywood 'treats pretty women like monkeys'

Salma Hayek has claimed the film industry treats women like monkeys and are shocked when they talk.

Once women started speaking their mind and seeking equal pay, they were no longer wanted, Frida star claims.

I'm ready for a retirement home

OPINION: "Sell the house, buy a much cheaper unit in a nearby retirement village and pocket the change."

Trudeau photobombs prom group video

Rise of the 'Sad Dad'

luxury

Want to buy a jet? Here's how

Lounge of a Boeing VIP 747-8.

Buying a commercial jetliner is a fairly painless process for those with the cash to splash.

Another luxury AMG to desire

Kiwis have suddenly gone quite mad on Merc-AMGs and here's another that ups the fun factor.

The 2018 Karma Revero is a plug-in hybrid electric luxury car, born from the ashes of designer Henrik Fisker's failed ...

Hybrid supercar rises from ashes video

It's sleek, speedy and almost silent but can the reborn Karma make headway in the competitive luxury car market?

weddings

When best men are the worst

Justin Johannsen's best man speech apparently didn't go down well at James Matthews and Pippa Middleton's wedding.

11:16 AM  How did a simple wedding speech turn into an exercise in humiliation?

Pippa's private island honeymoon video

After a lavish wedding, the newlyweds are off to a private island in French Polynesia, once owned by a famous actor.

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews were married on Saturday.

Designers brace for 'Pippa effect' video

Get ready to see a lot more brides wearing high-necked, capped sleeve gowns.

Video

Funky way for mums to get fit

It's called MotherFunk and it involves baby-wearing mums getting their groove on.

Parenting

Funky way for mums to get fit video

Breakdancers Kim Seifu, left, and Jody Stewart started MotherFunk baby wearing dance class in Onehunga last month.

6 min ago  It's called MotherFunk and it involves baby-wearing mums getting their groove on.

Beyonce's celeb baby shower video

An African theme, celebrity guests and a henna belly tattoo - welcome to Queen Bey's baby shower.

A break from the phone could be a good thing.

'Mummy, put your phone away'

OPINION: The toddler has a point. Phones are distracting and they shouldn't rule our lives.

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Furry Friday: Cat cuddles

All that focusing, all that posing - Pebble just couldn't keep his little eyes open.

To a cat, human shoulders are a perfect platform for viewing and up-close cuddling.

Furry Friday: In your eyes

Ripley's grasshopper-green eyes have found you.

A pet's eyes can seem to carry centuries of wisdom - or just optimism about dinner.

When a dog just has to play

First there is side-eye. Then it's not long before Connor is belly-up, waiting for Phoebe's onslaught.

My dog has a certain fierce urge. It commands obedience. It is the urge to Play. Right. Now.

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