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'I'm definitely not marriage material'

Her parents posted a marriage ad in her name. She replaced it with a more truthful one. And Internet fame ensued ...

That's one way to sell clothes ...

Models appear to play dead in Victoria Beckhams' controversial new campaign.

Embracing the pregnant body

Designers are broadening their minds as to what body types to put on the catwalk and in campaigns.

The top 10 celebrity husbands

Loyal, chivalrous and not afraid to publicly proclaim love for their ladies. Here's the famous hubbies we swoon over every time.

One in a million

To her mum, she was one in a million, an unlikely joyous child with a rare condition who died before her time.

Don't call your cheese brie

NZ makers shouldn't give their cheeses the European names of the styles they're based on, expert says.

$1 coin found in Vegemite

Christchurch woman finds the yeasty spread is rich in more than just Vitamin B with mystery addition.

Why Indian food is so delicious

Recipe: crispy parmesan chicken

Cate Blanchett's Superman look

Actress could easily move into undies modelling, if her appearance on The Ellen Show is anything to go by.

Streep's daughters front fashion ad

Actress' lookalike daughters step into the spotlight as faces of new cool-girl shoes and accessories line.

Anna Wintour's baby ban

The man behind George Clooney's rise

Katy Perry launches $170 onesie

Singer cashes in on the freestyling "Left Shark" from her Super Bowl perfomance with pricey novelty item.

Luxury makers bring the bling

A crowded luxury car market means extra, personalised' effort to woo the wealthy - even from Rolls.

Aston shifts focus

Crossover coupe is strange for Aston Martin - but it's hopeful the DBX concept will appeal to women.

Private collection goes on show

Trucks added to classic car show

Block rocked by Focus RS

Rally ace and YouTube phenomenon makes a bold statement about upcoming performance hatch.

On the road with Ele, Witi and Joy

When New Zealand descended on the Taipei book fair this month, Adam Dudding, was there.

A stolen childhood

A horrific tale of abuse of children in care half a century ago emerges in a new book.

The next Eleanor Catton?

Artists back Eleanor Catton

Dr Seuss' adult book of female nudes

In 1939 Theodor Geisl aka Dr Seuss set out to "draw the sexiest babes he could".

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