School holidays aren't practical

School holidays are a welcome breather for your kids; it's a chance for them to roam free and reconnect, to do all the ...

OPINION: School holidays are a nightmare for working women. This is why it needs to evolve for our modern lives.

9 biggest winter fashion crimes

Overstuffed, oversized garments can make you more susceptible to heat stroke than hypothermia. A good rule of thumb: if ...

Ugg boots in public, pointless umbrellas, jandals and more - which of these fashion crimes are you guilty of?

Kate's flannel confession 

How to get that Duchess of Cambridge glow? Just wash your face with a flannel.

Over in the US, they can't believe the Duchess uses a flannel to wash her face.

I ditched trying to be 'spiritual'

Being "spiritual" can contribute to the greater good – but not when we are driven by a far more shallow desire to be in ...

Being "spiritual" can contribute to the greater good – but not when we are driven by a far more shallow desire to be in the cool gang.

'Infertile' Jonah's miracle kids

Nadene Lomu says she and Jonah were inseparable.

The big-hearted rugby behemoth believed children were out of the question, says his wife.

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Beautiful, but abandoned gallery video

This beautiful Colonial mansion in North Canterbury, built in 1885, has been abandoned by its UK owners whose dream fell ...

UK owners abandon North Canterbury colonial mansion after their dream falls through.

I built a house for $26k video

This home in one of NZ's toughest markets cost less than the usual house deposit.

Cleaning for lazy people

Beyonce's babies' first home video

love & sex

Dating site warning

Dating website Private Event charges a $50 yearly subscription fee, as well as a booking fee for each event attended.

Ex-owner of company which owes customers thousands of dollars now runs dating site.

5 simple ways to make love last

Want your relationship to go the distance? Adopt these five habits.

An asexual person does not experience sexual attraction, but that doesn't mean they don't want intimacy.

Can a relationship without sex work?

If you're asexual and not interested in sex at all, can you have a successful relationship?

food & wine

3 ways with yummy yams

Tender yams wrapped in little bacon blankets.

Whether wrapped in bacon, turned into soup or roasted with spices, yams are delicious and nutritious.

Dinner & dessert comfort food

An indulgent pudding slathered with sauce is the perfect ending to a winter roast.

The Smokey may look small but it's piled pretty high.

Bagels done seriously well

If you’re serious about bagels, this tucked-away gem is dangerously good.

beauty

The beauty advice I give most often

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadows, Rimmel Scandaleyes Shadow Sticks, and MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pots are all key products.

Primers promise a lot and deliver little. Cream eyeshadow is your best bet here.

Pregnant Serena's nude mag cover

Serena Williams has stripped down for Vanity Fair.

How to get that Duchess of Cambridge glow? Just wash your face with a flannel.

Kate's flannel confession confuses US

Over in the US, they can't believe the Duchess uses a flannel to wash her face.

fashion

Say goodbye to handbag fails

Handbags have become the sinister underbelly of reckless technology destruction.

5:00 AM  How one technology giant is trying to get in your handbag.

Pregnant Serena's nude mag cover

Serena Williams has stripped down for Vanity Fair.

Overstuffed, oversized garments can make you more susceptible to heat stroke than hypothermia. A good rule of thumb: if ...

9 biggest winter fashion crimes

Ugg boots in public, pointless umbrellas, jandals and more - which of these fashion crimes are you guilty of?

well & good

How to be a healthy vegetarian

Following a meat-free lifestyle could put you at risk of some medical problems.

5:00 AM  Following a meat-free lifestyle could put you at risk of some medical problems.

I ditched trying to be 'spiritual'

Being "spiritual" can contribute to the greater good – but not when we are driven by a far more shallow desire to be in the cool gang.

'Chips tax' on unhealthy foods?

Competing when pregnant

life

Divided over Trudeau cover

Justin Trudeau strikes a pose - and people aren't sure what to make of it.

The Canadian PM strikes a pose on Delta's inflight magazine - and people aren't sure what to make of it.

Hospo life: You just don't get it stuff nation

Yes, the sugar sachets are fun to play with, but leaving them scattered in little pieces all over the table is our own personal hell.

How horror is leading the way

Ready for The Changeover?

luxury

Corvette can be a muscle wagon video

The Callaway Corvette SC757 Z06 has a 757-horsepower V8 engine.

Yes, there is such a thing as a Chevrolet Corvette stationwagon.

Luxury car brands that failed to fire

Not every run-of-the-mill carmaker can create a Lexus. But many have tried.

Timepiece and jewellery entrepreneur David Lee poses with his Ferrari collection in Walnut, California.

Cash can't buy LaFerrari video

Multimillionaire has a garage full of Ferraris but attempts to buy a rare new model have been turned down.

weddings

Why it's best to marry old

The trouble with marrying young is that you never know what's around the corner.

OPINION: Marry older and you know exactly what you want - and what you’re getting.

Introducing Kylie and Matty

They met after Kylie's dog had puppies - Matty came to pick up one for his niece and sparks flew between them.

Being a bridesmaid is a whole lot more complicated than it used to be.

Don't do this to your bridesmaids

Do whatever you want for your special day. But for the love of confetti, don't ask your bridesmaids to lose weight.

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Jamie Oliver pushes sugar tax

Chef condemns New Zealand's government inaction on a sugary drinks tax.

Parenting

School holidays aren't practical

School holidays are a welcome breather for your kids; it's a chance for them to roam free and reconnect, to do all the ...

OPINION: School holidays are a nightmare for working women. This is why it needs to evolve for our modern lives.

Pregnant Serena's nude cover

Serena Williams has stripped down for Vanity Fair.

Nadene Lomu says she and Jonah were inseparable.

'Infertile' Jonah's miracle kids

The big-hearted rugby behemoth believed children were out of the question, says his wife.

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Furry Friday: Blanket hog

The Force is strong in Trixie.

Pets adore warmth, and if given the chance they love to be buried in blankets.

Furry Friday: Heat seekers

The body language is coolish, but the temperatures are toasty for Archie and Gizmo.

Pets love a fire. Logs, coal, gas flame - it's a magic source of luxury.

Why are there less pets?

There are deep joys in pet ownership that help improve society.

In our crowded lives, are we losing the time and space to have a cat or dog?

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