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Beck Vass

Beck Vass is a columnist for Lifestyle at The New Zealand Herald.

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  • 14 Feb, 2017 3:30pm
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We've all done it: Let a few expletives slip in front of little ones. But Beck Vass has realised she needs to reign in her mouth after some embarrassing outbursts from her daughter.
  • 17 Jan, 2017 3:30pm
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Take one tired, slightly hungover mum, an intolerable two-year-old and pack them in to the confines of an aircraft. Beck Vass reveals her nightmare flight with her son.

Rugby World Cup: Undaunted quake city plans a full programme

  • 26 Apr, 2011 5:30am
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  • 26 Mar, 2011 5:30am
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A New Zealand Lotteries survey of 100 "big winners" has revealed what they spent their money on and that a significant amount still work the same job they had before their lucky day.

NZer's night of terror as tsunami strikes building

  • 14 Mar, 2011 5:30am
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How Kiwis in Japan coped with disaster

  • 14 Mar, 2011 5:30am
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The family of a NZ man in Japan have heard nothing from him since hours before the deadly quake and tsunmai which struck on Friday night

Christchurch earthquake: Cordon scuttles proposal plans

  • 5 Mar, 2011 5:30am
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Marcel Mihulka had carefully planned a romantic candlelit proposal at a hot spa overlooking Queenstown's Shotover River.

Christchurch earthquake: City keeps its eye on the Cup

  • 4 Mar, 2011 5:30am
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Accommodation providers renting out homes for the Rugby World Cup are clinging to hope that the tournament will still be held in Christchurch.

Christchurch earthquake: DNA sought to identify victims

  • 28 Feb, 2011 5:30am
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166 disaster victim identification (DVI) staff are working in shifts to formally identify victims of the 6.3-magnitude quake.

Christchurch earthquake: 9-month-old killed by falling television

  • 26 Feb, 2011 5:30am
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Christchurch earthquake: 'Beautiful' friend dashed back in to her death

  • 25 Feb, 2011 9:00am
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When Jilly Murphy rushed back into a shop after the earthquake, she had one thing on her mind - her family.

Christchurch quake: Baby uppermost in office worker's mind

  • 23 Feb, 2011 1:21am
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Romance rife in the office

  • 14 Feb, 2011 5:30am
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Looking for love? There may be no need to venture much further than the office.
  • 11 Feb, 2011 5:30am
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Rachel Hunter's modelling career kicked off in one of Tip Top's ads when she was just 15. It was the mid-1980s and a Trumpet cost 95c.

Ecstasy drug of choice for mid-aged professionals

  • 2 Feb, 2011 5:30am
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The use of Ecstasy among older professionals is on the rise and even having children is not stopping people from partying with the drug.

There's no bridge to the South: Cup guide

  • 26 Jan, 2011 5:30am
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International journalists covering the Rugby World Cup are being warned: "There is no bridge connecting NZ's North and South Island."

Banks outshine telcos in customer service survey

  • 25 Jan, 2011 12:13am
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Hair trend raises fear of cancer

  • 14 Jan, 2011 9:15pm
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Kiwis make for higher ground to escape floods

  • 13 Jan, 2011 5:30am
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A NZ woman watched in horror as a wall of water swept through the tiny town of Murphys Creek, throwing debris around 'like matchsticks'.