Oscar Wilde was partly right – it turns out sarcasm shows the highest form of intelligence, according to Harvard.
"Shrinking Violent" Elora Harre has emerged from excess skin-removal surgery with a new stomach that has "changed her life".
OPINION: Botox, fast cars, leaping on Oprah Winfrey's couch: all signs of a mid-life crisis. Now add eyebrow tattoos, says Lynda Hallinan
If there's a great place for 40-somethings to have a boogie, I haven't found it yet.
Thalia Harteveld fundraises every Daffodil Day to honour father who died of cancer in 1962.
"He'll hate me saying that, but he's a really sweet person"
"In the midst of our dissipation, I had an epiphany. Shush, I said. Could I have your attenshun"
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"He literally gave me his wife and some money, right there and then in Bunnings, so I could wax her head to toe."
Part two in a series on small towns which shall remain nameless.
The Bangladeshi friends met in Auckland last year, and are working together to build a future here.
OPINION: I have tattoos, so why am I rolling my eyes here?
Colouring in books for grown-ups is the new black and a global publishing phenomenon.
Time’s up for an era of timeless magic, by way of the video shop.
Martin van Beynen apologises to all foulmouthed Kiwi women – OK girls, curse like troopers.
Maleness today comes in many different guises - it's time to pit the lumbersexuals against the YOLOsexuals in this International Championship of Manhood.
Kiwi ladies swear too much? F… off, say New Zealand's top female comedians and linguist experts.
OBITUARY: Sister Walburga once said she'd rather be "found dead in a paddock", than become a nun.
OPINION: Men curse far too much too and women shouldn't join them.
Just when you thought body-shaming couldn't get any worse, it reaches a new low.
Shed 5 is opulent and old school, swimming against the tide.
Peta Mathias – traveller, writer, cook, bon vivant – offers her unconventional wisdom for the dilemmas of modern life.
Ageing is a condition worth treating, say one United State researcher.
A pristine teddy bear was an unlikely presence at a ferocious house fire in Christchurch.
While other girls were wearing training bras, I was already a 34DD. And it only got worse from there.
Welsh playwright Buddug James Jon discovered the meaning of home only by leaving it.
One learns to write a book by writing it, says publishing "gentleman" giant Jonathan Galassi. He talks with Marco Sonzogni ahead of a New Zealand visit.
Is it an attempt to be relatable? Or is it a defensive measure against judgement?
It's a tragic story with a hopeful ending - thanks to the powerful influence of social media.
The founder of animal sanctuary HUHA has rescued several arks’ worth of animals, yet her journey hasn’t always been smooth sailing