Hands in agony after making margaritas

A doctor treated Amber's skin by embalming both of her hands in burn cream, before applying gauze and a "full wrap".

8 min ago  After squeezing 10 limes by hand for a cocktail mix, a Canadian woman's hands were swollen and blistering the next day.

Second-hand drinking's damage video

Being harassed, or otherwise insulted is among a number of forms of second-hand drinking harm.

11:34 AM  Being harassed, or otherwise insulted is among a number of forms of second-hand drinking harm.

Miranda Kerr shows off baby bump video

Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel already have one child together, Hart, and announced they were expecting again in April.

10:59 AM  The Australian model cradled her growing bump at the France's National Day Reception with her Snapchat CEO husband Evan Spiegel.

Monica Lewinsky wins 'worst career advice' video

Monica Lewinsky is a staunch anti-bullying activist.

"An internship at the white house will be amazing on your resume."

Men should be forced to take the pill

After witnessing childbirth recently, Hayden Donnell says the least a man could do is take a contraceptive pill.

OPINION: There should be a law requiring us to do so, and we should have to apply to the Supreme Court for breeding exemptions.


Spooky Castle sells at auction

The home has a moat and drawbridge.

This damsel in distress in the northern suburbs of Wellington has found its champion.

The Simpsons home's makeover video

They've had the same grubby brown couch since 1987. It's time for a room makeover, Homer.

How to get a luxe look video

Kanye's 'Yeezy' idea for homeless

love & sex

9 common dating mistakes

There are a few dating rules you need to know to avoid disaster. Here's how to get past the first date with someone you like.

Here's how to get past the first date with someone you like.

How to be a great kisser

ADVICE: How do I get to be good at kissing? I haven't done it ever.

Miley Cyrus spoke to Elle US magazine about her unique relationship.

Miley Cyrus is not your typical wife

"I'm in a hetero(sexual) relationship, but I still am very sexually attracted to women."

food & wine

Recipe: Beef’n’cheese pie

Beef'n'cheese pie.

Serve beef 'n' cheese pie with greens on the side and tomato sauce or relish.

Caution urged on probiotics

OPINION: The research is littered with inconsistent, contradictory results.

Cold pasteurisation has come to the NZ juice market. It's a different than "cold press" juice.

Cold pasteurisation works

High pressure kills pathogens instead of heat.


Foster mum, nurse and beauty queen video

Fonoifafo Mcfarland-Seumanu, 23, has been crowned Miss Samoa New Zealand.

Fonoifafo Mcfarland-Seumanu became a foster mum aged just 22. Now she can add beauty queen to her list.

Tips on dealing with acne

"Look into your gut health! How often are you going 'number two'?"

Leah McFall: "A smile is just a pattern of stress on the muscles, really."

Lines of inquiry about Botox

OPINION: I was offered Botox, but isn’t is normal to be this worried? And what’s so special about my stress?


Most expensive sneakers right now video

Nike MAG Back To The Future.

Top of the list are the Nike Back To The Future sneakers, currently up for over $100,000.

Celebrating asymmetry

Wonky clothing and accessories are packed with personality.

A Retrosweat class in Sydney.

The power of the leotard

"It's not about the male gaze, it's a form of armour."

well & good

Anorexia risk in people's genes video

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness with anorexia the third most common chronic ...

Groundbreaking global study suggests that anorexia isn't only a psychiatric condition.

Finding out I had adult ADHD video

"Adults have the greatest need and there is not a lot of help out there for them."

Five ways to lower your Alzheimer's risk video

Sports Illustrated's oldest cover girl? video


Kate shines again at Wimbledon video

Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William watch Serbia's Novak Djokovic play Switzerland's Roger Federer.

Duchess and Duke of Cambridge watch men's final at All England Club.

Kate and Meghan: All smiles video

Rivalry, what rivalry, as Duchesses appear at Wimbledon final.

Things you need to know to adult video

Meghan to attend Lion King premiere


Cardi B drops $122k on baby bling video

Cardi B likes her bling - and we're guessing her daughter will too.

She's only 10 months old but Kulture already has more diamonds than most of us ever will.

Budgeting lessons from Louboutin

OPINION: Council attitude to financial restraint is much like mine when I'm buying Louboutins.

Bottega Veneta’s chic but subtle woven pattern bags can cost up to  US$14,500.

Link between cost and designer logo video

It seems the super-rich now prefer subtlety over splashy logos on their luxury goods.


Matilda: My Bridezilla moment video

There was a last minute change to the dress.

Reality TV star admits her wedding plans didn't go without a hitch, but it was "the best freakin day of our lives".

Ed confirms Cherry is his wife video

Ed Sheeran has referred to marrying his long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn.

Cade Chudy is a self-described "follower of Christ", cinematographer, and sponsored surfer.

Robbed of wedding photos

Kayla Bratty was in tears when she saw her "horrific" wedding photos.


Baby food has too much sugar video

Some baby food has too much sugar, according to the World Health Organisation report.

Third of products sold in cities around world had sugar, concentrated fruit juice or other sweeteners as an ingredient.

Coffey's road to parenthood

Labour MP seeks law changes to stop discrimination against gay couples trying for adoption and surrogacy.

Do not start ironing the sheets in the middle of the night, please.

Please, do not clean at 1.30am

Lower your standards about cleanliness, general mess, your children's diet, pretty much everything. You will never live up to your pre-kids expectations.


Camping life now money-spinner

These young Kiwis lived on the road, but now they make $30k+ leasing their camper-trailers.

special offers

Furry Friday: warming up

The way to get maximum heat on your body is to spread yourself low and wide. Moose here has attained Marmite levels of ...

There's no cosier sight than a pet glorying in the heat provided by its loving human.

Furry Friday: past pets

Farm boy Glen, now 32 years older, sent me this photo of himself with his hard-working four-legged pal. Whose name, of ...

Readers look back on pets that had a special, though temporary, place in their lives.

Furry Friday: heart melters

Alli is just five months old but her eyes are those of an old soul.

These cats show all the magnetism of their species.

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