At home vs professional beauty treatments
At home vs professional beauty treatments

A day at a spa or salon is like a spiritual experience for many women.

12 Questions: Rodney Wayne
12 Questions: Rodney Wayne

Did you know you would end up with such a fine head of hair when you set out on your hairdressing career 45 years ago?

Fashion: Suits you, sir (+WIN)
Fashion: Suits you, sir (+WIN)

A well-tailored suit is for life, says Leigh Matheson.

Now insulin pump is the new black
Now insulin pump is the new black

An American beauty queen has become a figurehead for diabetes sufferers after winning Miss Idaho contest while wearing her…

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Painkillers reduce risk of post-natal depression
Painkillers reduce risk of post-natal depression

Women who use pain relief during childbirth may have a lower risk of depression after their babies are…

Shelley Bridgeman: Has your husband stopped noticing you?

I sprained my wrist two days before Mother’s Day. In the middle of a show-jumping lesson, I lost my balance over a jump…

This year's Booker Prize contenders announced

A novel funded directly by its readers has been nominated for the Man Booker prize - a first for the literary award in…

Poll finds majority support for 'fat tax'

"Nanny state" interventions such as a "fat tax" on unhealthy products and compulsory nutrition ratings on food labels are…

Rise of measles linked to report
Rise of measles linked to report

A discredited claim that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism and bowel disease…

Nikau, Aria take lead in names

Nikau remains the most popular name for Maori boys born last year while Aria takes the top spot for girls from Maia.

Flexible working good for happiness

Workers are opting for slippers over stilettos, a one-minute walk instead of an hour commute and the flexibility of working…

Lee Suckling: Does gay pride still matter?

Throughout the last month, gay pride weeks have shone brightly across the northern hemisphere.

Queen helps celebrate George's birthday

Queen Elizabeth II has joined her great-grandson Prince George at his first birthday party in London.

Our literary luminaries
Our literary luminaries

Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton is among the finalists in the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards…

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