She spoiled him rotten

Ruby Frisken with her grandson Tukairangi Komene-Williams, 5 who had to have 4 teeth removed because of bad tooth decay.

It's harder to be tough on your grandkids, Ruby Frisken says. Her grandson is proof kindness can be cruelty.

'I've got a thing for trashy girls'

Why do I keep dating the same kind of women?

11:40 AM  Q&A: I've tried dating nice girls, but I love the ones with issues and lots of drama. Why is that?

Calvin Klein's pre-teen model

Millie Bobby Brown at a Baftas party earlier this year.

How young is too young when it comes to fashion?

Please don't preach to me

There's plenty of research that suggests we shouldn't lecture children, so why do we think it's OK to be preachy to adults?

OPINION: Tell me what I'm doing 'wrong' and like a wilful child I'll probably just do more of it.

Baby breaks weight records

Brian Liddle Jr was born weighing more than six kilograms on Tuesday morning.

Natashia Corrigan always wanted a "big, chubby baby" but she wasn't expecting a 6kg one.

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love & sex

'I've got a thing for trashy girls'

Why do I keep dating the same kind of women?

11:40 AM  Q&A: I've tried dating nice girls, but I love the ones with issues and lots of drama. Why is that?

Save $50k, travel to 50 countries

They passed up nights out, opened savings accounts and now this couple are seeing the world.

Sweet public proposal goes bad video

Brodie: Single for 30 years

food & wine

Bye bye kale, hello seaweed

Seaweed is being hailed as the 'new superfood'.

12:57 PM  Chickpeas, chips and naan bread. Our predictions for the curing the 10.30 am munchies in 2017 have arrived.

Rising to the occasion

For Pete van Beek, creating delicious goods to sell in his Picton bakery is not a job, it's a passion.

Sevens organisers are making an effort to make sure crowds are well feed this year.

Sevens is smaller, but foodier

Organisers have invited some of the capital's top culinary talent to create the first ever Food And Fizz Alley.

beauty

Angelina lands beauty gig video

Angelina Jolie will be fronting the new campaign for Guerlain.

Angelina Jolie has been named the face of French beauty brand Guerlain's new fragrance.

Off-court beauty secrets

Meet the women who handle everything from facials to arm waxes for the Australian Open players.

Multi-purpose makeup wipes are just one of our favourites when it comes to saving time and money.

Top 5 multi-use beauty products

We are all for beauty buys that can do more than one thing.

fashion

Fashion editor fired for email slam

Meryl Streep as ruthless Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada.

12:16 PM  It's like a scene from The Devil Wears Prada, only even bitchier.

Enough with the yoga clothes

Designer Michael Kors doesn't care if they're comfy - he wants you to ditch those yoga pants.

Millie Bobby Brown at a Baftas party earlier this year.

Calvin Klein's 12-year-old model

How young is too young when it comes to fashion?

well & good

Obsessed with your health?

Are your health concerns are helpful or harmful?

Here's how you can tell if your health concerns are helpful or harmful.

Ignore Gwyneth's latest advice

Goop's jade eggs for your vagina are a "load of garbage", says gynaecologist.

Refugee's astonishing journey

Potatoes don't deserve bad rap

life

Please don't preach to me

There's plenty of research that suggests we shouldn't lecture children, so why do we think it's OK to be preachy to adults?

OPINION: Tell me what I'm doing 'wrong' and like a wilful child I'll probably just do more of it.

Alex Williams shares his Waikato highlights

Alex Williams is pouring his heart and soul into his cocktail bar, Wonder Horse.

A refugee's astonishing journey to NZ

Gay people likely victims of revenge porn

home & property

Moon house is a winner

The winner of the Moontopia competition to colonise the moon is Testlab Testlab,designed by Monika Lipinska, Laura ...

12:23 PM  But where are the windows? Moontopia winners show how we can live on the moon.

House of the week: Arrowtown gallery

A family with three young children put their own stamp on one of the town’s cosy cottages.

The tiny houses of Instagram

Instagram's tiny houses gallery

12:54 PM  These tiny houses may be little in size but they're big on style.

luxury

Five silly luxury-car options

The Bugatti Veyron's body is made of carbon fibre. It costs a lot extra to show it off by leaving it unpainted. A lot.

You can really go to town on high-end options for your car. But it's a weird town.

Ridiculous rides: Customised Lambos video

Epic gathering of supercars is spearheaded by a Murcielago customised with 24-carat gold.

Premium tickets with private security and the best seats in the house are still available for the Australian Open men's ...

Ace tennis experience for $24k

Hefty price tag for luxury as Australian Open serves up premium seats, food, drink and security.

weddings

Save money on your wedding

A smaller bridal bouquet is one way to save some money on your big day.

Being savvy with your wedding planning can be rewarding in more ways than one.

Gone with the wind

Newlyweds Brendon and Claire Walsh certainly had a wild wedding celebration. But not this.

Awww... the big moment when Darick Mead - and little Ryan - popped the question to Susan Medina.

Baby helps dad pop the question

How do you make a proposal even more special? Get your newborn baby to do it for you.

Video

'Maggots' found in wrap

Brock Mullney ate more than half of his Muffin Break wrap. What he says he found in the lettuce stopped him.

Parenting

Breastfeeding tattoos are a thing

Breastfeeding tattoo

Mums have found a new way to celebrate their breastfeeding journey.

Baby breaks weight records

Natashia Corrigan always wanted a "big, chubby baby" but she wasn't expecting a 6kg one.

Ruby Frisken with her grandson Tukairangi Komene-Williams, 5 who had to have 4 teeth removed because of bad tooth decay.

She spoiled him rotten

It's harder to be tough on your grandkids, Ruby Frisken says. Her grandson is proof kindness can be cruelty.

These 12 finalists have the best red meat dishes in New Zealand.

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blogs

Furry Friday: Pet moments

That moment when you're about to settle in your favourite seat and find it firmly occupied. (Gandalf)

Here's a collection of "That moment when ..." photos to make you smile in recognition.

Furry Friday: Perfect pups

Ivy's eyes hypnotise.

Some say a puppy is perfect. If you tend to agree, then these little characters will melt your heart.

How to win over cats

Maud and Bobby explore their neighbour's driveway. Their journey next door was a breakthrough.

My attempt to get the neighbour's cats to like me was a project worthy of Attenborough.

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