Life & Style

How to pack a perfect lunchbox

Experts share their ideas on how to put some fun back into school lunches.

House of the week: Arrowtown

A family with three young children put their own stamp on one of the town’s cosy cottages.

Enough with the yoga clothes

Designer Michael Kors doesn't care if they're comfy - he wants you to ditch those yoga pants.

Obsessed with your health?

Here's how you can tell if your health concerns are helpful or harmful.

Rising to the occasion

For Pete van Beek, creating delicious goods to sell in his Picton bakery is not a job, it's a passion.

Beer elitism hurting industry

OPINION: Brewer Annika Naschitzki has no time for those who proclaim they know it all.

7 common cooking mistakes

Want to be a star in the kitchen? Make sure you're not doing these 7 things.

Crazy chef reveals NZ plans

Did Trump copy Obama's cake?

ABs strip down for 'real man'

On-camera giggles as All Blacks stars strip down for a sponsor.

This week we're obsessed with...

From the shoe of the week to our most-loved beauty products, this is what our fashion and beauty editors are coveting this week.

The week in celebrity Instagrams

Partners in life and in fashion

Melania's style: Then & now

Take a look at the first lady's style evolution from bling and bandage dresses to sleek and chic.

Toyota trumpets $826m US expansion

Toyota has joined the parade of manufacturers seeking to highlight their US investments in the President Trump age.

Car airborne in deliberate crash

A motorist unhappy with how his divorce proceedings went causes spectacular crash.

Cruz and his dad's final journey

Car safety testing rush

Ugly car has special meaning

To say it looks like a clown car insults all the other clown cars.

When education saves a life

JD Vance was headed for trouble when his grandmother intervened and he got serious about school. Other parts of his story are less clearcut, finds Eleanor Black.

Going, going, Goneville.

Grant Smithies salutes a fine new book by fellow music writer, Nick Bollinger.

The art of the sketch

'It can be easy as a GP to become locked into a death spiral'

The man in black is a man of verse

Paula Green can't help moving to the rhythm of Johnny Cash's poetry.

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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