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Beauty queen 'dethroned'

Beauty queen on the run with crown

She was her country's first 'beauty queen' in over 50 years, until she absconded with her crown.

This beauty queen bikini has everyone talking Miss Spain is first openly gay national beauty queen

Kim's torturous 'waist trainer'

Kim Kardashian A corset that cinches your waist in and over time breeds your body to a certain shape. It's as ghastly as it sounds.

Settling for second best in love

Love How would you feel if you found out you were someone’s second choice?

Rosie spills her beauty secrets

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley She of the glorious mane and flawless skin shares her health, beauty and lifestyle tips - you don't want to miss this.

Climber finds love on peak

Neelu Memon  Oliver Jennings Neelu Memon scaled Africa's tallest mountain and now has a ring to show for it.

Bennett a brew believer

Martin Bennett. Martin Bennett doesn't look like a brewer, but when he's talking about beer his eyes light up.

Is this NZ's worst baking?

Do your cupcakes make children cry? Does your kitchen resemble a crime scene? You're not the only one...

A chef's ultimate challenge

No such thing as waste

City sisters launch design label

Kelk and Adam Two Invercargill sisters are making it big in the world of design in Australia.

The week's best & worst dressed

Mesh-mooshed boobs and jumpsuits continue to make up the bads, while breathtaking gowns provide relief.

All Blacks jockey for position

NZFW Live: All Blacks in their undies

Obama's suit does the talking

When Barack Obama fronted the press today, it was his outfit - not words - that really got people talking.

Stroked and stoked

Honda CBR300R The minor niggles of a former Bike of the Year have been put right to great effect.

Mazda's little big car

Small doesn't necessarily mean being thin on style, equipment and ability, as the all-new Mazda2 amply demonstrates.

Mustang is almost here

Sleek street beast

Political fork in the road

How you get around Wellington could differ greatly depending on who wins the general election.

Vintage reads: The Name of the Rose

book Kylie Thomson of Hamilton City Libraries finds a great novel from not that long ago.

Finding a lost continent

New science shows New Zealand is part of a continent that's 94 per cent underwater.

Trafficking teeth and other cool things

Architect up for festival

Catton gives away prize money

Eleanor Catton is using the money she won at the Book Awards to give writers more time to read.

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