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How to propose to a Whovian

The TARDIS was a labour of love.

Man creates ultimate setting to propose to his Dr Who mad girlfriend.

How to charm like Clooney

Actor George Clooney is known for his charm and humour, so is he a good role model?

Peta Mathias - writer, cook, traveller - shares her unconventional wisdom on life's dilemmas.

The scandalous sex life of HG Wells

Born in 1866, science-fiction guru HG Wells would have loved living in the 60s.

Had the technology existed then, science-fiction guru HG Wells would have been Tinder's biggest fan.

Dear Mrs Salisbury

A reader writes: "Personally I suspect there is a greater chance of this experience ending my relationship than my career."

Psychologist Robyn Salisbury helps a reader with a relationship dilemma

Is this Prince Harry's new belle?

Prince Harry is rumoured to be dating US PR girl, Juliette Labelle. The photo above is a composite image and the purported pair have not been photographed together.

Another week, another rumoured girlfriend for Prince Harry.

Is casual sex the way to commitment?

Can having casual sex really lead to a committed relationship?

The last time you had a one-night stand, were you hoping for something more lasting?

Dotcom love's ex: 'We'd split'

Kim Dotcom took to social media to share a picture of his new love with the world.

Elizabeth Donnelly's ex says they had "already parted company" before her relationship with Kim Dotcom.

Dotcom's brief romance ends

Kim Dotcom took to social media to share a picture of his new love with the world - A day later, they broke up.

After publicly announcing their relationship two days ago, Kim Dotcom and girlfriend Elizabeth Donnelly have split.

Married strangers block out haters video

Aaron Schuurman and Sade Peel met for the first time at their wedding in September thanks to The Edge radio station's Strangers and a Wedding competition.

Aaron and Sade Schuurman copped a lot of flak for getting married the day they met.

Dogs get dates this Valentine's

Auckland's dating game has gone to the dogs.

Auckland's dating scene has gone to the dogs.

Kim Dotcom's new love

Kim Dotcom took to social media to share a picture of his new love with the world.

"I'm the luckiest man alive :-)" said Dotcom about his new flame, who is half his age.

'Come back to me'

Lesson learned: relationships aren't about being someone's saviour.

Trying to nurture your partner out of depression doesn't work - and sometimes it makes things worse.

Love club for the over 70s

Henry Wakelam says finding love and companionship can be difficult for the elderly.

A recent widow wants to help others, and maybe himself, find love in their golden years.

Couple's cool runway wedding snaps

Danielle and Chris Hoffmann at Kerikeri Airport on their wedding day on Saturday.

A romance sparked at an airport has been cemented with wedding pictures on the tarmac. 

Disclosing STD test results is crucial

Why put the health of your partners at risk by hiding your STD status?

Why put the health of your partners at risk by hiding your STD status?

Too old for a great love?

Are "great loves" something people are willing to leave, comfortably, to the young?

Are "great loves" something people are willing to leave, comfortably, to the young?

Widow's 'world had collapsed'

Paula and Raymond Shepherd, from Southampton in the UK, had been married for 40 years.

After her husband's death, Paula Shepherd gave up on life. So much so that she soon died herself.

I still love you. Will you remarry me?

Sometimes divorce just doesn't stick and couples find themselves saying 'I do' again.

Sometimes divorce just doesn't stick and couples find themselves saying 'I do' again.

'Education, not acceptance'

Armed with his man-made torso and a ton of courage, Kieran Moloney is using his story to chance public perception on the transgender community.

Kieran Moloney hopes his story of transition from female to male will help challenge some prejudices.

What would you text your ex?

Submitters were asked to name the colour they thought of when they had their former lover in mind.

''I think the world of you and you think the world of her," and other comebacks in art project.

'I've always desired to be a woman'

Our society is gradually opening to learn about transgender issues, but there’s still a way to go, says Robyn Salisbury

"Every day the feeling of becoming a woman gets stronger, and it is bringing me down."

'I just love my place'

If you've managed to find peace living on your own, the decision to move in with a partner can be a tough one.

Should you move in with your partner if you're happy living on your own?

Trio unleash romantic possibilities

The dating game has changed with Dog Walk Dating - a mix of speed dating and dog walking.

Move over Tinder, there's a new dating game in town and dogs are involved.

Man's sexy surprise for wife

50 shades of awesome: This is one birthday his wife probably won't forget in a hurry.

His body is a wonderland, so he decided to share it with his wife in a way she would never forget.

Are you date-fit?

Like attracts like, so if you want to attract the good things into your life, you need to treat yourself well.

When it comes to dating, looking and feeling your best improves your confidence.

An ethical approach to sex education

Sexual consent is not a one-off “yes” or “no”.

How to talk to young people about negotiating sexual consent.

Farmers too shy for speed dating

Hinds Young Farmers chairwoman Heather Clucas is wondering where all the single men are.

Canterbury farming group struggles to attract men to Valentine's speed dating event.

Secrets to a healthy sex life over 40

Declining sex hormones play a big part in both desire and sexual functioning as we age.

Don't fancy it tonight? Get started anyway, say experts.

Style tips for men from a former slob

Too often, people put too much thought into what to wear on a date – or too little.

The real face of online dating

My display picture on Tinder vs Me looking at Tinder.

My face on Tinder vs My face while looking at Tinder: What a world of difference.

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