Life & Style

PMS 'not normal' claims nutritionist

PMS is down to lifestyle and can be eliminated, says a Kiwi nutritionist.

Sister 'steals' baby name - twice

She was willing to let it slide when it happened once. But twice?

Huge goldfish prompt warning

You should not be flushing your fish friend down the loo.

Body scan stained with black

Australian woman didn't even know she was sick, but there was no mistaking the black blotches in her scans.

Best & worst dressed celebrities

Evan Rachel Wood suits up, Kirsten Dunst fails with flowers and Teairra Mari's layered knickers are a firm no.

Chef begs Michelin to remove stars

His restaurant has had the maximum three Michelin stars for 20 years, but he no longer wants them.

Best recipe comment ever

On Katharine Hepburn's brownie recipe was written 74 intriguing words.

Cafe won't sell fries to adults

MKR winner reveals 35kg weight loss

Miss 'rebuild pinup' Kitty Kaos

Her two loves are 1950s fashion and classic cars. Once it's "tools down" at the worksite, Miss Kitty Kaos comes to life.

Wackiest fashion week styles

From New York to London to Milan, these are our kooky favourites.

Fashion neutral Garner

Homewares hot on catwalks

Fraudster in Vogue

A Kiwi fashion designer whose clothes have graced the pages of Vogue has been sentenced for fraud.

Fast and furious race coming to NZ

An Aussie motor-racing fanatic was bored to tears by the last event he attended. So he invented a new one.

Kiwis facing airbag 'time bomb'

Tens of thousands of Kiwi drivers are putting themselves at risk by ignoring the Takata airbag recall.

Can 91 petrol go in my 95 car?

Activists block VW imports

Spain's Leon Cupra plain good fun on Kiwi roads

We get a first taste of Seat's hot-hatch.

LitCrawl literary bigger and better

Be prepared for a hive of poetry, story telling, debates, new ideas, passions and academic, artistic and activist discourse.

A statue at KFC for famous author?

Taranaki's literary larrikin could be immortalised at the site of his former home. Trouble is, it's a KFC.

History can be cool

The world waited 22 years for Min Jin Lee's second novel

No adventures, thank you!

SATIRE: As The Hobbit turns 80 and the most famous hobbit also marks his birthday, Bilbo Baggins tells us he doesn't want anyone making a fuss.

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