Why baths are better than showers

You just can't beat a nice long bath. But would you take one in the morning?

OPINION: It's a debate that never ends - but I'm firmly on team bath.

Woman's heart 'breaks' over dog

Joanie Simpson was so devastated by the death of her Yorkshire terrier, Meha, that doctors diagnosed her with ...

American woman diagnosed with broken-heart syndrome after the death of her Yorkshire terrier.

Effects of a bad night's sleep

Sleep is crucial to our health.

Sleep is crucial to your health, but not all sleep is equal.

When wellness makes you unwell

Daniella Isaacs says she become obsessed with being 'healthy'.

Wellness may be all the rage right now, but what happens when you're obsessed with being "healthy"?

40 weeks of being sick

David on his 40th birthday (when he had hair. And a couple of dogs).

DAVID DOWNS: This cancer thing has been going on a while - and I'm over it.

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How we got our skin

Today we have a rainbow nation of skin colours and the genes favouring fairer or darker skin have become mixed across ...

It's not just for holding your bones and organs in and it's changed quite a bit over the last 200,000 years.

A trio of blessings

Named Kiwa, after a sea god, Tai Timu, an outgoing tide, and Tai Pari, an incoming tide, the waka will offer students an "enhanced" experience.

Why do some people hate bananas?

What it's like for a dad to lose a baby

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A trio of blessings

Three new waka have taken to the water at the Outward Bound education centre in Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds.

Named Kiwa, after a sea god, Tai Timu, an outgoing tide, and Tai Pari, an incoming tide, the waka will offer students an "enhanced" experience.

I lost half my body weight stuff nation

I realised if I wanted to see my daughter grow up, I was going to have to overhaul my health.

Do the locals in Teller, Alaska hanker for the good old days? Like many of us in NZ, probably. But what's important is ...

Dr Tom: Be happy in the moment

As I spend time with local people in remote Teller, Alaska I am reminded how important it is to be happy in the moment.

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Screen idols

The big screen beckons for young film-makers Tyler Redmond, left, and Solomon Panoho as their movies are picked for the ...

They can't watch an R16 movie, but their directorial debuts are about to get the red carpet treatment.

Climbing Everest in Taranaki

To climb the equivalent height of Mt Everest, you need to do Paritutu 90 times or Mt Taranaki six times.

Diets don't have to be complicated - or weird.

How to lose weight the 'normal' way

OPINION: Sick of all the celeb advice? Here are some real-life tips from a "normal" person.

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