Effective credit card use can be very rewarding, but you have to be vigilant.
New Zealand should be ashamed of the low numbers of accepted refugees entering the country.
Share your top tips for visitors, or tell us what you love most about your town or city.
Teddy is full of mischief, he goes on big adventures and will regularly come home sopping wet.
Why did I have to plead to my doctor to receive the proper care?
I'm single, in my early 30s and can't commit to anything. So house-sitting is perfect.
As a Maori-Samoan, I'm not ashamed of who I am, but I am ashamed of our country’s systemic racism.
Mischievous Mocha has the biggest personality - and her best friend is a cat.
'I am in a stable relationship. We have a two-year-old daughter. We are not married. We own our own home.'
New selections like Damian McKenzie give the All Blacks side some valuable energy and enthusiasm.
With 10 Kiwis taking their lives every week, we need to take a long hard look at our attitude toward mental illness.
Are children better off in families where the parents are married?
It was a watery situation for Daisy, when she didn't realise the green stuff on the top of a duck pond wasn’t grass.
Happy with the All Blacks team for the Wales series? Share your thoughts on the 32-man squad.
I sat down with a healthy sense of righteous indignation, ready to hate it. I didn't.
Behind the perfect life depicted on my social media account lies a different story.
A reader reviews Elton John albums to distract himself during his cancer treatment.
It can be a very lonely road for teenage mothers. I struggled to make friends and needed someone to talk to.
We’ve gone down the electric car route and I love it, writes Andrew McCarthy.
A hike on a beautiful autumn day in Canterbury was met with stunning views.
She is the master of comfort, takes no crap from anyone and does not care for your personal space.
Six months after leaving an abusive relationship, I decided to give online dating a go.
Once upon a time, NZ had a great studio that produced some of the most iconic Kiwi music. But no more.
You know the best part about being single and 30? The single part.
If you're in an abusive relationship, then your children are suffering just as much as you.
Who knew happiness could be found in chewing socks?
The Budget needs to support the more needy Kiwis with benefits, public transport and social housing.
We want to hear about the challenges you faced and how you overcame them.
It's time for the Government to tell New Zealand what its spending plans are.
Review: Bryan Bruce brings a quality critique of the New Zealand education system to our screens.
DOC needs an extra $10-20 million over 10 years to save Northland's neglected native forests.
High-risk offenders often leave prison with conditions that are difficult to enforce, writes a former probation officer.
Apartment living is a very valid alternative to the house in the 'burbs. For a start, no lawns!
My three children have loved being foster parents to a family of tiny, needy kittens.
"I'm apparently better off than 83 percent of the population, yet... I can't afford a mortgage".
There's nothing for young people to do in Christchurch. I propose we build a beach in Hagley Park.
Unwanted in Romania, disowned in New Zealand. A reader shares her message of hope.
I performed my first deliberate random act of kindness about eight weeks ago. Now I'm hooked.
Let's not talk about Phoebe's ability to whine, whine and whine some more. Especially at 4am.
Get to know your dog and what they enjoy, not what you want them to enjoy.
I would rather starve than go through what I did with Work and Income again.
So, the mythical successful tinder date has occurred. To me! A clumsy, beer-drinking, ex-farm girl from Paeroa.
My caring, strong wife is a world-class nurse. She now has a patient that neither of us want.
There’s plenty to get excited about in X-Men: Apocalypse, writes Clayton Barnett.
Taco has developed into a great young dog. He is a very gentle, loving, loyal and smart boy.
A spontaneous holiday to Bulgaria set these two lovebirds on a path to each other.
Was it all fireworks and love at first sight or was it an awkward encounter? We want to hear your love story.
Memories of waking in an ambulance with my mum holding my hand hurt my heart.
Igor the greyhound and Ishtar the weimaraner get on so well together it's like they're in love.
The sky was captured over Eastbourne in Lower Hutt, just before the weather turned.
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