Dr Libby ends her marriage

Dr Libby Weaver.

High-profile wellbeing advocate and activist Dr Libby Weaver has announced she's separating from her husband.

Kylie's calendar sneak peek

Kylie Jenner calendar

Kylie Jenner shares pics from risque calendar shot by controversial photographer Terry Richardson.

My boyfriend was a rapist

"If I couldn't submit to it, or if I cried, he would tell me that I wasn't as sexually experienced as him, or I couldn't ...

He didn't want to be a rapist, but he was.

How to rock a faux fringe

Kendall Jenner led the faux-fringe charge last year, with a complimenting top-knot at the American Music Awards.

Want a commitment-free fringe for the party season? Here's how to do it right.

Grand Designs owner 'baffled'

The steel-clad house has a distinctive architectural form. An entire wall of glazing maximises the extensive ocean views.

Scott the Scotsman says putting his house on the market has been a real eye-opener to some Kiwis' attitudes.

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love & sex

My boyfriend was a rapist

"If I couldn't submit to it, or if I cried, he would tell me that I wasn't as sexually experienced as him, or I couldn't ...

He didn't want to be a rapist, but he was.

Does a cheap wedding ring matter?

"I think cheap wedding rings might make for a better marriage."

'Love hubby, but love sleep more'

Girl travels 2300km for first date

Christmas

Crowds flock to Christmas market

Rik Vandam from Upper Hutt sells his handmade Belgium chocolates and truffles to a endless stream of buyers at the ...

A steady stream of people kept stall holders happy at the Magic of Christmas Night Market.

Christmas capital of NZ?

Once maligned for its lack of festive fun, this town has grand designs on becoming Santa's favourite NZ stop.

Toys and gifts for older children still needed, Salvation Army centre manager Glenfield Community Ministries Claire ...

Drop gifts off to North Shore Times

"It allows Christmas to be a special time for our families," - drop your gifts off to the North Shore Times.

food & wine

Biggest food trends of 2016

Geraldine cafe co-owner Holly Nicholson with the 2kg Gotham burger.

Pulled pork, Nadia Lim and trusting your gut.

Sam Mannering's dumplings

Making Chinese-style dumplings is much easier than you think – just mix, fill, dunk and enjoy.

Grilled pineapple with coconut and lime ice cream

Grilled pineapple with icecream

It's easy to make this no-churn coconut and lime icecream and it's perfect served with grilled pineapple.

beauty

Kylie's sexy calendar sneak peek

Kylie Jenner calendar

The reality star shares pics from her risque calendar shot by controversial photographer Terry Richardson.

Auckland mum creates sunscreen

Auckland mum of three creates sunscreen with fewer synthetic chemicals after fertility challenges.

Kendall Jenner led the faux-fringe charge last year, with a complimenting top-knot at the American Music Awards.

How to rock a faux fringe

Want a commitment-free fringe for the party season? Here's how to do it right.

fashion

Model of the year: Gigi Hadid gallery

Gigi Hadid was all smiles after taking home the Model of the Year award.

It's been a good year for Gigi, who was just named top model at this year's British Fashion Awards.

This week we're obsessed with... gallery

From the shoe of the week to our most-loved beauty products, this is what our fashion and beauty editors are coveting this week.

Less is more when it comes to the ultimate closet.

Get a million-dollar wardrobe

It may be agonising to do, but the results of a major cull of your closet can be liberating.

well & good

Dangers of dodgy 'bro science'

Documented cases of oil injection (including sesame, walnut and paraffin oils) have resulted in tumours, long-term ...

Bodybuilder ends up in hospital after injecting his biceps with coconut oil in an attempt to improve definition.

Bad news for drinkers

Sobering research has found that just a single drink has the ability to effect how your heart pumps.

In praise of the powerhoop

How to eat like French kids

life

Dr Libby to separate from husband

Dr Libby Weaver.

High-profile wellbeing advocate and activist Dr Libby Weaver has announced the end of her marriage.

Hooray for new snob rules

Ready meals, biking to work, swearing - the new rules of posh may just surprise you.

My boyfriend was a rapist

I'm dying and I chose to be a dad

home & property

Houses don't have to be square gallery

2Y house by Sebatian Irarrazaval

Here's a great way to deal with a steep site - with a house that snakes right down the hillside.

5 table setting fails

Are you setting the table wrong? Common mistakes people make when setting a table.

The steel-clad house has a distinctive architectural form. An entire wall of glazing maximises the extensive ocean views.

Grand Designs owner 'baffled'

Scott the Scotsman says putting his house on the market has been a real eye-opener to some Kiwis' attitudes.

luxury

Our Top Roadster of 2016

Four-pot power hasn't dulled the Boxster's character. We reckon it's more interesting than ever.

We count down the best cars of 2016, culminating in our Top Car on December 16.

Quattroporte keeps it old-school video

New look Maserati Quattroporte remains one of the world's most involving performance sedans.

The 2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV has begun public testing.

Rolls-Royce SUV revealed

Luxury British car maker releases first pics of prototype.

weddings

Does a cheap wedding ring matter?

Cheap wedding rings, like Lee Suckling's (pictured), do the trick.

"I think cheap wedding rings might make for a better marriage."

Bride says no to 'till death do us part'

An Australian couple's decision not to say 'till death do us part' is part of a growing trend of modern marriages.

Ariel McRae says it isn't the ring that matters, it is the love that goes into buying one that is.

My $180 engagement ring

A shop assistant called the modest ring "pathetic" but this newly-married bride thinks it's perfect.

Video

Diabetes-friendly fast food

A new Pita Pit menu may ease problems for customers dealing with diabetes

Parenting

Handling your kid's pester power

Do you give in to your child's incessant nagging?

Do you give in to your child's incessant nagging? How to take back the power.

'A real modern day family'

"It felt so real and so nice with her on me."

Is celebrating Christmas good for our children?

'I'm a bit of a Christmas grinch'

Now that I have my own children I have to figure out what I want Christmas to be like in our family.

Only the best make the cut: Celebrate extraordinary tastes in search to find NZ’s best red meat dishes.

Sponsored content by Silver Fern Farms

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blogs

Furry Friday: Life indoors

Meet Moon Landing - yes, that's his name. He loves the view from the step-ladder so much, his human has retrofitted it ...

Pets love the outdoors. But their exploration drive can be strong indoors, too.

Not just 'dumb animals'

Mark Woods holds Walnut close on their final day together.

Many of us grieved for a sweet old dog named Walnut. Does that mean we care more about animals than people?

Furry Friday: Pet booster

Ollie brightens your day. Did you know that on a dog, white patterning 'starts' on the farthest edges - the tail tip, ...

In case you had a glum week, here are some pet photos to balance your reality.

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