Blasted for tobogganing with baby

Ciara has posted a video of her tobogganing with her infant daughter, that has proved to be controversial.

The 31-year-old singer zipping down a metal chute with her three-month-old daughter strapped to her chest has sparked outrage.

Prince William quits his day job

Prince William is now a full-time royal.

Second-in-line to the throne quits his air ambulance job and moves his family to Kensington Palace.

'Dead butt syndrome' is real

Even runners and cyclists can suffer from weak glute muscles, which can lead to lower back pain.

Even runners and cyclists are prone to a dead butt. Here are 5 exercises to refire your behind.

Did chemo shrink my tumour?

David wearing the garb of a Jedi private hospital patient.

This week, David Downs receives his chemo test results - and the news is not quite what he expected.

Why pay $900 for a key ring?

The Pony Puff from Deadly Ponies retails for $255.

Key rings and bag charms that cost more than bags themselves? What madness is this?

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What $528 rent gets abroad

This is what the average price of rent will get you in Auckland - but how does it compare to the rest of the world?

Auckland's average rent will get you a loft in New York City, a family villa in Phuket or a tiny Tokyo apartment.

Home staging on the cheap

Seven ways you can showcase your home at its best, without breaking the bank.

Trendy pair: red and pink

The big wet: garden drainage

love & sex

Why we need to talk about the cervix

"It will catch on here eventually and that will cause the whole topic to feel a lot safer."

Many women have a numb cervix, according to Wellington sex expert Olivia Bryant.

Get a cleaner, improve your marriage

OPINION: Don't feel guilty - getting a cleaner is good for you and your relationship.

Maybe if things are too easy, it's a sign that the relationship isn't so good after all.

Why do we think love is easy?

OPINION: Most people don't want to admit it, but relationships are bloody hard work.

food & wine

Real life GoT bakery video

Ben Hawkey, known as Hot Pie, is baking loaves in real life.

Get an actual loaf of direwolf bread from Hot Pie.

Bored with tea and coffee?

In our caffeine-fuelled world, sometimes it's nice to try a hot drink that isn't coffee or a cuppa.

How to make the best home made hot chips.

The worst hot chip crimes video

Stop overcrowding the tray and using pre-cut frozen potatoes.

beauty

The new 'do everyone wants video

Sarah Jessica Parker has a new 'do - and we reckon Carrie Bradshaw would approve.

It's official - the bob is back. And no-one does it better than Sarah Jessica Parker.

Get the look: Lily James

Simple, sophisticated and easy to do yourself.

Facials are the best way to bring out the inner glow in the middle of winter

Best facials in Auckland

Winter blues getting you down? Need a little something to put the colour back in your cheeks?

fashion

On the hunt for older NZ models video

Christina Stephens won a Specsavers modelling competition last year and thought she'd give this casting a go.

An Australian modelling agency with a 97-year-old on its books is setting up shop here.

Top-price tights don't top quality test

A pair of $10 tights has outperformed those costing two to three times more.

Jennie Munro in her workshop with costumes that have been finalists in Wellington's international World Of Wearable Arts ...

Wowed over WOW

A Palmerston North designer has made the finals of September's wearable arts show.

well & good

The rise of 'dead butt syndrome'

Even runners and cyclists can suffer from weak glute muscles, which can lead to lower back pain.

Even runners and cyclists are prone to a dead butt. Here are 5 exercises to refire your behind.

What affects sperm count? video

Humans could become extinct - if sperm counts continue to fall at current rates. What's causing the drop?

Did chemo shrink my tumour?

3 habits linked to a longer life

life

14 times we drink when 'not drinking'

Does it still count as drinking when we're loading up on ice?

OPINION: Does it still count as drinking when we're using those tiny glasses or loading up on ice?

Michelle Obama opens up about racism video

America's former First Lady admits "there are still people who won't see me for what I am because of my skin colour".

Want a job with Will and Kate?

WINZ: One size does not fit all stuff nation

luxury

Beautiful coupe now wows NZ video

The sensuous-looking Lexus LC500 coupe poses at Highland Park motorsport track at Cromwell.

Lexus launches one of the most radical vehicle designs yet seen in New Zealand.

High-riding Merc hot rods

Mercedes-Benz reveals details of NZ's fastest SUVs that have biturbo V8s.

Aurosa beer claims to be the "first beer for her".

Is this beer sexist?

It comes in a pink bottle and is marketed as 'the first beer for her'.

weddings

'I'd kill to be invited to a wedding'

What's not to like about weddings?

OPINION: Everyone complains about getting invited to weddings. Not me.

Ex-junior All Black fulfils dying wish

Doug Murcott finally got to wed his partner just days before he died of cancer.

The closure of Alfred Angelo came without warning for Brides by Donna Rae owner Donna Rae.

Kiwi brides in dream dress exchange

The bridal world has banded together to source gowns following the closure of the industry's largest dress manufacture.

Video

On the hunt for older NZ models

An Australian modelling agency with a 97-year-old on its books is setting up shop here.

Parenting

Blasted for tobogganing with baby

Ciara has posted a video of her tobogganing with her infant daughter, that has proved to be controversial.

The 31-year-old singer zipping down a metal chute with her three-month-old daughter strapped to her chest has sparked outrage.

My grandma died after abortion

OPINION: The chair of the committee charged with governing abortions has said the law is "offensive" and needs a review.

Parenting stress is real - and if unresolved, can result in depression and anxiety.

Dealing with parent burnout

Parenting stress is real - and if unresolved, can result in depression and anxiety. Here's how to get through it.

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Furry Friday: Cats on top

Bentley (left) examines the builder's handiwork; Toffee walks a twin trapeze.

Cats love to climb, sit and explore - and look masterful while doing so.

A day to remember

Connor in 2017: Before grooming (left) he has a Trump quiff. After grooming he has a more tailored look.

The day you bring home a much loved pet is a life-changing day.

Furry Friday: Chill out

Errol is a dynamo, the canine version of a fidget spinner. But when he conks out he does it with commitment.

Dogs really are the kings of kicking back.

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