NZ picks their favourite choccies video

Jack Ingham makes his pick from a box of Favourites.

We conducted a good old fashioned taste test and tallied up the results.

What is your biggest regret?

We got married too young, spent too much money on cocktails, should never have dieted, missed out on love, and other ...

We got married too young, spent too much money on cocktails, should never have dieted, missed out on love, and other things we would change if we could.

Male stripper shortage grips NZ

Simon, a model with Strip of Meat, in Auckland, has a law degree under his belt.

"We've got the demand from customers. We just don't have the guys."

Toxic flowers ruin bride's day video

Christine Miller.

“I was the scariest-looking person at my wedding."

Actresses will wear all black  video

Actor Jennifer Lawrence told a women in film event that she was forced to stand naked while film producers told her to ...

It's a bid to draw attention to the deluge of sexual misconduct and abuse allegations in the industry.

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Interior inspo of the week

Get creative with a freshly dried floral wreath for your Christmas celebrations, like this beauty shared by Primm Gardens.

Our picks of design-savvy Kiwis' Instagram pics over the week that was.

Avoid Christmas fridge chaos video

Christmas means extra food and drink - and a jam-packed fridge. Here's how to keep chaos at bay.

Freakebana, the ugly-cool

A villa fit for 200 pairs of shoes gallery

christmas

We love to spoil our cats at Christmas

Kitten Inn trustee Sam Irons said the organisation had more than 200 cats under its care.

Humans aren't the only ones eating roast turkey over the holiday season.

Avoid Christmas fridge chaos video

Christmas means extra food and drink - and a jam-packed fridge. Here's how to keep chaos at bay.

Santa will be at Lynmall for more than 200 hours throughout December.

Survive the Christmas shopping madness

Two Auckland malls share their tips on avoiding the crowds this Christmas.

love & sex

Siri fails at sex advice video

Ask Siri if you have an STI and she will likely provide you with stock market advice.

Ask Siri if you have an STI and she will likely provide you with stock market advice.

When you're not Christmas compatible

There's a reason why divorce inquiries peak in January.

It seems many dads take up new hobbies that require them to be away from the house just when he is most needed there.

Hating your husband after kids

OPINION: The 'amazing coincidence' that happens to so many men after a baby is born.

food & wine

Party poppers you can eat

These little morsels of peach, prosciutto, & goat's cheese are easy to make and won't leave a trail of crumbs down your ...

Forget fussy finger food, these wee morsels will satisfy in a single bite.

Thai street-food gets Michelin star

A street food restaurant run by a 70-year-old Thai woman has won a Michelin star.

Vegemite icy pole, anyone?

Marmite bites at ice block challenge

Marmite accepts challenge to create a summer treat from New Zealand's favourite...'dark stuff'.

beauty

Figure out your new year’s makeup

My go-to for eyeshadow is usually warm browns, almost terracotta coloured, but I think for New Year's I'm going to go ...

Pull out all the stops, this will be your Facebook profile photo for the next six months.

Best handbag-sized sunscreens

These skin protectors are big on effectiveness, small on size.

This is the photo to take to your hairdressers if you're after a chic swooshy fringe.

How to style a summer fringe

It is possible to have limp-proof, frizz-free bangs.

fashion

Luxe to less: Latticework shoes

Merchant 1948 Tom dress flats in Taupe, $200; Sol Sana Kim slides, $249; Mi Piaci Warren dress flats in Rust, $240; St ...

With summer underway, the prospect of a closed shoe is looking less than bearable.

Jacinda pities wearers of this skirt video

"The t-shirts and mini skirts? I pity anyone who lands those as Christmas presents!" says the NZ prime minister.

Luxe to less denim jackets. Josie Steenhart.

Luxe to less: Denim jackets

If it fits well, a classic denim jacket at any price will add that effortless edge.

well & good

My best mate, the internet troll video

Trolls: ugly, pointless and easy to ignore – until you're due to have a drink with one.

OPINION: Most trolls are easily dismissed as faceless losers with incipient ulcers. But what if you know one?

The sickness of too many selfies

"Selfitist" is a genuine mental health condition, psychologists say.

Warning against vagina cleaning

Fitness guru sued over recipes

life

4-year-olds crash old folks' home video

The preschoolers and pensioners shared daily activities.

Two generations are thrown together in the UK – and the results defy expectations.

Father and son approved

This father son duo checked out higher education options at Lincoln University.

Blaming single mothers for violent sons

Kate Winslet's worry about social media video

luxury

Why Oroton was a fashion fail

Oroton tried to make itself cool, signing actress Rose Byrne as its "face" but dumped her in March to save money.

It became a small fish that got eaten by gummy sharks like Kiwi luxe leather label, Deadly Ponies.

Princess Margaret's indulgent routine

Think you had a lazy morning? Well you have nothing on the royal's lavish rituals.

The flawless 163-carat clear diamond, the centrepiece of an asymmetric gem-studded necklace, was the largest of its kind ...

163-carat diamond fetches $49.4m

The stone, the centrepiece of a gem-studded necklace, is the largest of its kind ever auctioned.

weddings

Introducing Emmeline and Sean stuff nation

Emmeline's favourite photo from the day.

With the help of a friend, Sean snuck a ring across countries for a surprise proposal.

No, you can't get Meghan's ring video

The man behind Markle's engagement ring has been flooded with requests for copycats - but he's not budging.

They met as children, but it wasn't until years later that their paths crossed and they finally fell in love.

Introducing Asad and Rabia stuff nation

They met as children, but it wasn't until years later that their paths crossed and they finally fell in love.

Video

Marmite ice cream! It's here

They made it, we tasted it. Check out the next big deal in ice cream.

Parenting

Why mums-to-be want a doula

The doula provides emotional support while the midwife deals with the medical aspects of delivery.

The role of a doula is "radically different" to that of a midwife, but what does that actually mean?

Baby born with heart outside body video

British mum Naomi Findlay was told a termination was her only choice. But she held out for a miracle.

For many children and young people, engaging with explicit material is not uncommon.

We need to talk about sexting

For many teenagers today, engaging with explicit material is not all that uncommon.

The right fridge is key to stress-free entertaining this Christmas and will have you ready for any scenario.

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Furry Friday: Cute zone

No photographer had to coax this preposterously cute pose from Dodo - it's all natural.

These pets send the cuteness meter up into its red zone - Beyond Cute.

Furry Friday: Summer fun

The best way to enjoy the beach, says Wilbur, is to not give a hoot where the water or the sand goes.

December is all about optimism. Here's a lineup of pets to embody that spirit.

Furry Friday: Just a peek

With just a face and a paw, Mabel becomes our cover-cat.

When pets hide (most of) themselves away for quiet or privacy, it makes for cute photos.

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