Life & Style

Why escorts avoid pink nail polish

Prominent Sydney escort Samantha X lays down the golden rules for prospective sex workers.

Maccas launches activewear line

Because we all want to look good while eating our Big Macs, right?

Beauty queen stripped of crown

It takes a professional to look this good, and that was Miss Florida USA's undoing.

Stylist cuts cord with hair scissors

A UK hairdresser didn't know she was pregnant until her water broke - and she delivered the baby herself.

No dress, $5k out and a wedding in weeks

She paid up for a dress that never existed. Now this bride is fuming.

The secret world of a restaurant judge

What it's like to help find the country's best eating spots.

When booze meets chocolate

 Forget pairing red wine and red meat; the best booze match right now is chocolate.

How to get the best fruit and veggies

Record-cracking 12 double yolks

Hillary's secret style weapon

Want to be a power dresser? Learn from the best - the designer styling Hillary Clinton's way to the White House.

Is the age of Instagram models over?

Georgia May Jagger has called out Instagram models - and the use of social media.

Awards kickstarts fashion careers

Hokonui's ready to strut its stuff

Live coverage: Hokonui Fashion Design Awards

Use #hfda to join in on the conversation.

Ford builds final Falcon ute

End of an era as iconic model ceases production.

Small is beautiful in Bonneville

The latest Street Twin would make Steve McQueen smile.

New E-Class a classy drive

Meet the all-carbon Bullet sports car

Levante puts on a good show in NZ

Maserati has announced full NZ pricing and specification for the Levante SUV. It's also building some very posh garages.

Real Housewife writes sci-fi comic

Real Housewives and Bachelorettes turn out to support Gilda Kirkpatrick's book about inter-planetary battle

Exploring Kiwi erotica

It's not porn, honest. Of course it's about sex but there's more going on here too.

'Judge Dredd' frighteningly real

Rural vets pen new book

Party like Harry Potter

There will be parties at bookshops around the country this weekend to mark the publication of the latest Harry Potter book.

Quiz battle: That's random

Pick a team to back in our latest quiz battle.

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150 years of history

2010 marks 150 years since the formation of the first militia units in Southland and Otago.

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We remember those who have served their country

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A Flood of Memories

Take a look back at the devastating 1984 floods in the south