Life & Style

Six life hacks you need to know

Eliminate some of life's frustrations with these easy, cheap and deliciously clever tricks.

Becks and Corden strip off for spoof

TV host persuades his footballer BFF to pout, prance and preen in his tightie-whities to promote The Late Late Show.

How to DIY the perfect blowdry

Who knew blasting your head with hot air could prove so tricky? Here's 10 tips to help you master it at home.

Do aphrodisiacs really work?

For as long as humans have been having sex, libido-lifting foods such as oysters, shark fins and bat blood have been popular.

The most beautiful faces ever?

A two-month-long scientific study seems to think so.

Chinese pork mince & green beans

Add a punch of flavour to hump day with this simple but impressive 30-minute dish.

And the devil made pinot

God made cabernet sauvignon, whereas the devil made pinot noir.

Only in America would this exist

Baking for the better

Kanye totally charms 93-year-old

Iris Apfel and Kanye West do their best impression of Harold and Maude.

African beauty

Comments on her outfits has lead Ghanaian-born Pinaman Owusu-Banahene to create the African Fashion Festival.

What she wore to wed Benedict

Suits you, Sir

Daily street style: April

Your daily dose of real Kiwi fashion.

Auckland ranked 41st most congested city

In a survey of 218 cities in 36 countries, vehicle navigation firm TomTom finds Auckland to be the world's 41st most congested city.

McLaren reveals Porsche 911 rival

Long-awaited McLaren 570S revealed in New York.

Shelby GT350 Mustang to produce 400kW

New B-class shapes up nicely

Aston Martin battles trademark and copy issues

It has not been a great couple of weeks for Aston Martin.

Eat, Pray, Love rebuked by ex-wife

It's a publishing stand-off of wives at seven paces.

Letters I love

I love reading letters. In whatever format they now come in.

Refining the art of darkness

French-Turkish delight

GoT author quits TV

George R R Martin will not write or edit any of the upcoming episodes of Game of Thrones.

Daily trivia quiz: April 1

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