Why women freeze in office air-con
Why women freeze in office air-con

Many women have thought it for years but now scientists have confirmed females are at risk of being over-chilled by office…

Give jab rebels another job
Give jab rebels another job

It beggars belief that any nurses employed in public hospitals would be allowed to decline vaccinations against winter flu…

Jaw replacement from too much gum
Jaw replacement from too much gum

"One minute I was laughing and chatting normally - the next, without any warning, my jaw was suddenly locked in an almost…

Women lured by cheap implants
Women lured by cheap implants

"You can save yourself money but you don't know what you're getting, how long they are going to last and what they're going…

Health & Wellbeing

The really good thing about being busy
The really good thing about being busy

Busyness can be a good thing and a bad thing, writes columnist Louise Thompson.

Fired for not getting jab

One worker has now been sacked for defying a new hard-line policy forcing unvaccinated Waikato District Health Board staff…

Transplanted to a new world

Of all the places to perform dialysis, the back seat of a car in the South Island's Lewis Pass must be one of the strangest. Former…

Khloe Kardashian loses 15 kg and shares her secret

The 31-year-old reality TV star is addicted to working out because of how good it makes her feel and is thrilled with the…

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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
Paint to repel public peeing

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

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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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