Life & Style

What not to buy for Mother's Day

Don't believe the hype - there are gifts that no mum wants this Mother's Day (and ones they do).

Breastfeeding causes stir in church

"Why should she have to choose between feeding her child and being able to pray?"

'Homeless billionaire' settling down

After 16 years of living out of hotels, Nicolas Berggruen has bought a $65m Hollywood estate.

Biggest mistake parents make

Children need discipline and lots of it, right? Wrong. An expert nanny reveals what you may be doing wrong.

Fashion tips from a celeb stylist

Meet the A-list stylist Gwyneth Paltrow and Uma Thurman rely on for their red carpet outfits.

Fairy bread's healthy alternative

'If someone can feel happy to look at a pretty piece of toast, then why not?'

Max Key's nugget challenge

He teamed up with competitive eater Nela Zisser to eat 500 chicken nuggets but it didn't go so well.

Turn slacker food into real meals

Is Med diet even Mediterranean?

Kiwi model in Selena Gomez video

Georgia Fowler has been a Victoria's Secret angel, but now she's just landed another major coup.

Amazon gadget picks your outfit

The Echo Look is a voice-controlled camera that uses fashion advice and trends to pick clothes for you.

Nordstrom's $618 'mud' jeans

An open letter to Topshop

A life in blue

Renowned fashion designer Denise L'Estrange-Corbet has her own personal weather.

A 1950s dream takes to the skies

We haven't even nailed down self-driving cars, yet the buzz now is all about flying cars.

2017's most important bike?

Sorry hipsters, but Triumph shows you can have custom looks with mainstream ease-of-use.

Ute fails NZ safety grade

Runaway tyre injures two men

Flying car lands on water

Get ready for the "it's a bird, it's a plane, no... it's a flying car" memes.

Author on a mission

Whether it's military histories for adults or children, Glyn Harper is prolific.

Caitlyn Jenner tells all

Jenner opens up about Trump, transitioning and thoughts of suicide in her frank new memoir.

Dyslexia no barrier for Hoey

Destiny's Child reunite (briefly)

The power of dystopian fiction

Grim novels like The Handmaid's Tale may seem to be roadmaps for the modern world, but perhaps that's missing the point.

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