Meet the new Miss Universe
Meet the new Miss Universe

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out contestants from 87 other countries.

SAG Awards: Best and worst dressed
SAG Awards: Best and worst dressed

Our fashion jury round up the best and worst looks on the Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet.

Klum's advice to Kiwi men
Klum's advice to Kiwi men

Heidi Klum appreciates a man in good undies. The international supermodel, who arrives in New Zealand on Thursday to launch…

L'Oreal family fraud feud in court
L'Oreal family fraud feud in court

The drawn-out saga of the alleged fleecing of France's richest woman - a senile L'Oreal heiress - has finally come to court…

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Lovers of Kiwi apples feel the crunch
Lovers of Kiwi apples feel the crunch

A slow start to summer has led to a national shortage of New Zealand-grown apples, with some supermarkets…

The latest fast food nightmare

Fast food has been taken to a whole new level at KFC with the Double Down Dog - a hot dog wrapped in a cheese-stuffed chicken…

Kate victim of Photoshop fail

Within hours of Australian publication Woman's Day releasing their cover of a heavily photoshopped Duchess Of Cambridge…

Facebook knows you best

Researchers have found that computer predictions of personality traits based on Facebook 'likes' are more accurate than…

Owl cafes a hoot in Tokyo
Owl cafes a hoot in Tokyo

In the US, hanging out in a cafe with animals is such an exotic concept that people can't get enough…

Hay fever pills linked to Alzheimer's risk - study

Over-the-counter sleeping aids and hay-fever treatments can increase the risk of Alzheimer's, a study says.

Blog: Put a stop to chained dogs

What I find most frustrating about the all too common practice of chaining up dogs for months and even years on end is the…

US, UK in chocolate wars

Hershey’s has won a legal battle that means British-made Cadbury's chocolate can't be sold on American shelves.

Kiwis help show salt brain link

We have been told for years to limit our salt intake for the sake of our health.

Six-year-old needs cash for US surgery
Six-year-old needs cash for US surgery

Six-year-old Destiny can't walk without a frame because of domestic violence meted out to her birth…

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