Are you a perfectionist in the office? Beware of burning out
Are you a perfectionist in the office? Beware of burning out

Workers who strive for perfection may not always make the best employees.

Baby undergoes operation in womb
Baby undergoes operation in womb

A baby's life was saved by a pioneering operation carried out when she was still in her mother's womb.

Space suit helps Honor take control
Space suit helps Honor take control

4-year-old Honor Griffiths is learning to take her first steps thanks to a bungy-style suit originally used by Russian cosmonauts…

Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle
Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle

On a quest to find store-bought wraps that don't have a strange chemical smell, Wendyl Nissen discovers a good organic alternative…

Health & Wellbeing

Feeling stressed? Get an aquarium
Feeling stressed? Get an aquarium

Watching tropical fish swim around a tank, it can seem like they don't have a care in the world.

Texting and walking? You look drunk

People who send text messages on the move are just like drunks, researchers have claimed.

Male menopause not a midlife crisis

It's a real problem that should be treated with testosterone replacement therapy, scientists say.

YouTube star reveals depression battle

One of New Zealand's most popular YouTube stars, Shaaanxo, has made the revelation in a heartfelt video to fans.

Ladies, experts dish out your baby deadlines
Ladies, experts dish out your baby deadlines

Women who want a big family should start trying for a baby by the age of 23, experts warn - and those…

Youngest double hand transplant ever (+watch)

An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest US patient to receive a double-hand…

Paint to repel public peeing

Late night revellers may think nothing of relieving themselves in public and now some walls are fighting back against the…

Online poll: Show up hungover or call in sick?

Wellingtonians and people in their thirties and forties are the most partial to a mid-week bender, according to a new survey…

What a can of Coke does to you in just one hour

Have you ever wondered what happens to your body after you drink a can of your favourite fizzy drink?

Ultra-processed food filling aisles
Ultra-processed food filling aisles

Ultra-processed foods - high in sugar, fat and salt - make up the majority of packaged foods available…

Let's talk about sex over sixty

The Baby Boomer generation is renowned for challenging norms around sex and age and this has continued in recent decades…

Where does our personality come from?

'How can it be that my children have turned out so differently, when we treated them all exactly the same?'

Being tired is like being drunk - expert

People who boast about getting by on less than five hours sleep should be stigmatised like smokers because of the harm that…

video Mexican commuters swap squats for train tickets

Mexico City is giving away condoms and metro tickets to commuters willing to do 10 squats as part of a programme to promote…

Psychopaths v sociopaths: The difference
Psychopaths v sociopaths: The difference

Psychopath and sociopath are popular psychology terms to describe violent monsters born of our worst…

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Nutrition

Niki Bezzant: Broccoli battles can lead to bulge
Niki Bezzant: Broccoli battles can lead to bulge

Many will have a memory of sitting miserably at the table being forced to eat what was on the plate before being allowed…

Niki Bezzant: You can't run off a bad diet
Paul Little: Fizzy drinks are poisoning our kids
Jack Tame: Nutrition rules not set in stone
Niki Bezzant: Consign paleo to the past
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Nicky Park

Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends
Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends

Nicky Park has found people in New Zealand very responsive to a forward approach of getting to know neighbours - moreso…

Top five yum cha spots in Auckland
Nicky Park: Cannes 2014 - Best dressed
Met Gala: Best, worst dressed
Nicky Park: Life & Style - this week's best bits
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