Felicity Lowen celebrated her 16th birthday in an unusual way - she swam 640 laps.
Buying peace of mind for a remote bush trip got me in the dock facing 14 years in jail.
What if the focus of ads aimed at women was being 100 per cent BS free, rather than 100 per cent fat free?
Do you miss someone you loved and want to share their life story with others?
NZ in 2014 has more immigrants, fewer smokers, and more lecture halls filled with students.
I said something sexist in front of my kids - and then they repeated the offending phrase.
A Chinese shopping centre has designed women-only parking spaces that are wider and painted pink. Huh?
Are you up with the larks or a lover of the snooze button? Your answer could tell scientists a lot about your honesty.
While secretly filming their reactions, which vary from incredulous to apologetic to deluded.
Does women's fertility 'drop off a cliff' at 35? What are the risks related to delaying pregnancy?
A wealthy medical specialist will lose more than $1 million to his ex-wife in a divorce settlement.
Reversing things highlights the bizarre double standards that women face every day.
A group of female writers have a moving message for abuse victims around the world.
Welcome to the age of Taylor Swift-style lady clans...
Making plans for the weekend after next can be confusing. But one little word could change all that.
Having a baby using her beloved late husband's frozen sperm was the best decision Katie Elfar ever made.
There are few words that are seen as negative and prickly as the word "feminism".
Plus how to use it without sounding like a raging sexist.
OPINION: I got my dogs from rescue organisations, secretly judging friends who bought theirs from breeders.
Now you can have your likeness on a piece of toast and eat it too...
Masseuses, yoga teachers: how do you tell the difference between what's 'professional' and 'inappropriate'?
Changing trends are creating a "sandwich generation" - and it's an unpalatable one for many parents.
No cheese rolls could beat his mum's, but those to be served at the "world famous" Southland Party will be delicious too.
A glossy has come under fire for telling young readers to 'flirt gently' with their friends' parents for perks.
The rumours are gathering pace that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child.
To some, the colourful characters who inhabit Wgtn's Cuba St are what give it vibrancy. To others, they are undesirable.
A pregnant woman has had her 11 children taken off her, but she's determined to turn her life around and get them back.
OPINION: This week Megan Nicol Reed finds that raising children can involve numerous awkward moments.
OPINION: Danielle Heyns loves her parents. They can't help it that their generation ruined Facebook.
What are your tips, tricks and unique ideas for getting your family through school holidays intact?
OPINION: Clem Ford breaks down the key differences between 'beautiful' and 'hot' women according to internet bros.
What do you get when you combine the Duke Of Cambridge, neoprene and a pool? A whole lot of awkward.
Considering skiving off the gym? Gain motivation from these insanely toned nude sportspeople.
Nothing happened! Your critique of me has nothing to do with health, and everything to do with control over others.
Miscarriage is agony and heartbreak. It is also heartbreak for our helpless partners.
What does a winner deserve? Seems a yellow skivvy isn't enough ...
This week I had a miscarriage. Every woman deals with it differently, but we are not alone.
Why are some guys as likely to opt for a night of video games with the lads as a date with you?
OPINION: It is July now. This is winter as it will be. And the nights are ceaseless with the coughing.
People, especially men, hate being alone with their thoughts so much they'd rather be in pain.
OPINION: The concept of male-bestowed 'protection' is one that harms rather than helps women.
It seems bizarre - but shelter workers say discrimination against black dogs is so real they have a name for it.
Miranda imparts life lessons and reveals the key to perf' selfies while sipping on tea with goat's milk... as you do.
She's happy, healthy and successful - so why does she continually have to justify her desire to remain childless?
Behold the spoiled, and sometimes just plain nasty humans giving millennials a bad name.
The story of my rape (graphic content)
I wasn't going to write any of this, but the untold stories are precisely the most important stories to tell.
The misperception of shyness as rudeness plagues shy people, but in fact they long for social inclusion.
There's an etiquette that must be followed when queuing with strangers.
No one gets their teenage years right the first time around. Here's what I would have wanted to know.
Lawyer may be approaching 60 but he can glam up in a skirt and heels with the best of them.
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