Big workload for baby Gayford

She has a lot of work to do over the next six weeks.

Bonding has a big role in baby's first month and a half.

PM's first night as a mum

Ardern's midwife came to the rescue with macaroni and cheese after a sleepless first night.

3:54 PM  Jacinda Ardern releases second photo of her daughter, praising her midwife for her mac and cheese.

Best & worst dressed celebs gallery

Sandra Bullock is crushing it this week but Rihanna and Zendaya can do so much better.

This week, Sandra Bullock steals the show, Rihanna makes us anxious and Zendaya picks the wrong brown.

25 signs he's having an affair

Lisa Armstrong said her husband Ant McPartlin's neatly packed lunch was "code red" that he was being unfaithful.

OPINION: Ant McPartlin's wife says a packed lunch box told her everything she needed to know. Here are some other "signs".

YouTube beauty trends to flag

Glam looks for celebs like Kim Kardashian are often extreme as they need to show up on camera.

2:23 PM  Put down the brush - piling on the makeup might not look so good off-screen.

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Family moving on after fire gallery

The children's bunk beds also remain untouched.

Just as family got ready for an open home, fire ripped through the house - there were four kids and a dog to rescue.

Tips for brightening your hall gallery

Tips on how to transform a dull hallway into an eye catching space.

Get the look: Budapest Cafe gallery

Boost your home's value stuff nation

love & sex

My boyfriend isn't enough for me

I love my boyfriend but I think about this other guy all the time.

ADVICE: I love my boyfriend but there's this other guy at work...

The new Tinder, but worse video

The creators of Tinder have launched a new "tournament style" dating app where you face off against other matches to be 'crowned.'

TV personality Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong in 2015. The couple split in January after 11 years together.

He ran off with my best friend

OPINION: Getting over a broken marriage is difficult enough without a betrayal by your closest confidante.

food & wine

Chef has granddad in mind

This year's Matariki Dish Challenge runs until July 14, 2018.

Memories of hāngī pork inspired this Matariki Dish Challenge entrant.

'I cooked it' is a big Kiwi fib

It's an ugly image - millennials ordering food from the loo and claiming they cooked it.

Jenny Harris swapped nursing for hazelnut growing four years ago.

Local nuts prove fresh is best

Growing hazelnuts at West Eyreton was a chance for Mark and Jenny Harris to escape the city and work from home.


The modern way to do glitter

Rihanna knows a little shimmer goes a long way.

There's a new way to get your glitter on - and it's a lot more laidback.

Can acupuncture reduce wrinkles?

It's no Botox, but it could be a natural way to help you age gracefully.

Elle Macpherson has taken some heat for suggesting meal replacement shakes provide a 'really helpful' way to get bikini ...

Slammed over 'summer body' tips

Her nickname may be "The Body" but Elle Macpherson's tips to stay thin aren't going down well.


Donald on Melania's 'I don't care' jacket video

Melania Trump boarded a flight to Texas wearing a green military-style jacket (pic on the right taken from fashion ...

Donald Trump says why the US first lady boarded a flight to visit migrant children wearing a jacket that read "I really don't care".

One man's trash is another's treasure

Trash transformed wowed the audiences at last week's Trash Fashion show.

The father of fashion designer Kate Spade, who took her life in early June, has died.

Kate Spade's 'heartbroken' dad dies video

The fashion designer's father, 89, was said to be devastated over the recent death of his beloved daughter.

well & good

Should we all take probiotics? video

What exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?

What exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?

Athlete 'scared to put on weight'

The more Rosa Flanagan shunned food, the bigger her margin of victory was. Then her hips and lower leg gave way.

Men dominate 'clean eating' posts

NZ mum a medical 'miracle'


The boy from Kawerau

It took Tapiki-Thorpe about 16 months to begin hormone replacement therapy.

Growing up trans is tough. Being trans and living in a region can be even tougher.

Serena speaks out on domestic abuse

Tennis star says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys.

Danger is our constant shadow

Meghan makes Royal Ascot debut video


Royal blue diamond sells

A Sotheby's employee displays the Farnese Blue during a preview in Geneva, Switzerland. One of the world's foremost ...

A blue diamond given to the queen of Spain over three centuries ago sells for $9.7 million in Geneva.

Divorce battles of the super rich

Lawyers behind the divorces of London's super rich say things can get a little crazy when wealthy couples call it quits.

The view mum could wake up to at Arcadia High Country Station.

An $18 million Mother's Day

If you won $18m, a picture-perfect Glenorchy property would sure beat a bunch of flowers in the treat for mum stakes.


Introducing Kat and Chris stuff nation

Just married!

The childhood sweethearts met in primary school, but didn't get together until Chris found Kat on Facebook years later.

Introducing Kelsy & Eddie stuff nation

The went from good friends, to best friends, and then fell in love.

C'est La Vie! is a showcase of comedic timing, whip-smart dialogue and a perfectly paced plot.

A five-star French farce

REVIEW: The duo who gave the world The Intouchables have crafted another outstanding crowdpleaser.


Dogs eat the darndest thing

Razor blades, Vicks vapor drops and underwear have all found their way into the digestive system of Kiwi dogs.


Best workplaces for new parents

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will take six weeks maternity leave.

Six months off on full pay or the bare legal minimum – it depends on where you work.

PM and Gayford welcome a girl

Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford welcome a baby girl, 10 hours after they drove to hospital. 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford are welcoming the arrival of their first child.

The future for kids born today

PM Jacinda Ardern has just given birth. Her baby will likely live and work longer than the current generation.

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Furry Friday: cute cats

Bubbles and Pebbles sleep on the 'merge' setting.

Sleeping is a cat's cutest habit, as well as its commonest.

Furry Friday: beach day

Herbie is safely harnessed during his dip in Lake Pegasus.

A trip to the beach with your dog is as much fun in winter as at any other time.

How did she get to be 10?

Phoebe on a bad-hair day in 2018: greyer around the face but still a force of nature.

Independent, sweet and spirited, my dog marches to her own drum.

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