Get out of your comfort zone

Wabi Sabi

I thought I could pretty much suffer anything for 30 days, writes Shelley Orme-Turner. Famous last words!

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The reality of London life

There are heaps of opportunities in London, writes Amelia Abplanalp. You just have to be patient, network like crazy and work damn hard.

ITM Cup player power rankings

Charlie Masters gives his take on five players who are in the hunt for a Super Rugby contract.

Weather photos of the week

Whitebaiting at the Waimak River We headed out to the Waimak to kick off the whitebaiting season. There were no whitebait, but what a view!

Pet of the day: Fluff-boy

Rove for pet of the day This is Rove, who loves to sleep upside down on my laptop when he gets cold in winter.

5 questions for 5 years

Deans homestead at Homebush s Is your life better or worse than it was five years ago? What has been the most significant change?

Oh baby, that's a weird name

Did you give your little one an unusual moniker? Tell us why, and what the reaction has been.

Your word for the last 5 years

Tattoos: Good, bad & ugly

We demand TPPA transparency

TPPA Opponents of TPPA are only as misinformed as our Government chooses to make us, Richard Cruice writes.

Where's democracy over TPPA?

As a TPPA protester I am not uninformed, I am a grandmother who wants to better our country.

Opposition to TPPA is 'selfish'

Pay attention to TPPA, not flag

Kiwis are not being selfish

Simon Paterson responds to a Stuff Nation piece decrying TPPA protesters as selfish.

Five keys to true happiness

These are the five keys you need to unlock the doors to happiness in your life, writes Amanda Rawiri.

'No secret to a happy life'

Advice on how to be happy is everywhere. It might all sound like cliches, but it's also true.

'You choose to be happy'

My passport to happiness

Seven steps to happiness

Kathryn Wright is pretty happy with her life. These are the seven things that helped her get there.

'Too afraid to kiss my son'

Te Wiroa For his first 10 days of life, Te Wiroa seemed perfect. Then his family got devastating news.

'Our little superman'

We knew Charlie had a heart defect before he was born. He's our little superman.

'We cry every day'

'Toughest' year without Izzy

Heart disorder won't stop her

Kayla had open heart surgery at 6 months old, but she won't let that condition slow her down.

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