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Amal is the new Kate Middleton


Barrister could end the Duchess of Cambridge's reign as the world's most stylish woman.

Amal Alamuddin: an overnight style icon First look: Amal's wedding dress

Can a 5-minute facial work?

Elizabeth Arden's Ceramid Boosting 5-Minute Facial If you ignore the initial tattoo-like sensation (promise it's worth it), this new duo will sort out your pores in no time.

A marriage counsellor, a good idea

Breaking up can seem like the easy way out, but trust me, it never is. Breaking up can seem like the easy way out, but trust me, it never is.

Five brides relive dream day

	 waikato weddings Waikato women dig out their wedding dresses and reminisce about their big days.

Amal's wedding dress

amal The first images of Alamuddin's Oscar de la Renta wedding gown have hit the internet.

Pete Evans' paleo rant

Pete Evans' paleo ran 'You have ignited a spark inside me, which is now a raging fire in my belly. The warrior in me is ready'

Recipe: Skirt steak tacos

Feel like a Mexican fiesta? This simple dish is just the ticket.

Authentic Thai taste in Chch

Perfect brussels sprouts

Amal: an overnight style icon

Amal Alamuddin Mrs Clooney's elegant yet quirky style is gaining followers, sparking mini-trends and has fashion watchers transfixed.

A battle over breasts

The definition of sex appeal and how much one is willing - and allowed - to reveal appears to be changing again.

North West sits front row

Whetu Tirikatene a trailblazer

13 great pics of Paris Fash Week

Karlie, Miranda, Kendall and co', droolworthy eyeliner, beautiful gowns and much, much more.

Tiny car jumps drawbridge

Driver jumps tiny car across opening drawbridge A driver's inattention has led to a drawbridge stunt that would not be out of place on a movie set.

Mustang sallies forth

Our own Dave Moore has been in LA testing what he believes is the least American Mustang ever made and finds it is better than expected.

Petrol prices may soar

Gilding the sales lily

Cyclists flout tunnel ban

Wellington cyclists are putting themselves in danger by pedalling through the newly opened Arras Tunnel.

My favourite book

book What's that one dog-eared, well-loved book that you always return to when you need a good read?

Author withering over book ban

The Fault in Our Stars author has issued a sardonic response to news of his book's US school ban.

Vintage read: The Return of the Soldier

Robot brings family closer

Big Brother is watching

So in the spirit of the election tomorrow, here are some insightful novels about surveillance.

Afternoon trivia quiz: October 1

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

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