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Blog: 4 ways to build confidence
Blog: 4 ways to build confidence

Let's face it - life is easier with confidence. Here are four techniques to raise your confidence that you can start applying…

Health drive brings rewards

This isn't a competition - it's about getting healthy. (Translation: It's totally a competition.)

Legionnaires' blamed for chef's death

A surge in the number of deadly Legionnaires' disease cases has health authorities worried.

Bad marriages break hearts

A bad marriage really could lead to a broken heart, new research looking at how marriage quality affects cardiovascular…

Travellers' Tips

Travel: The Langham, Auckland Travel: The Langham, Auckland

Shandelle Battersby enjoys a mini-break at a luxury…

Bar/fly: Tokyo's best bars Bar/fly: Tokyo's best bars

In a big blaze of neon lights, Brett Atkinson discovers…

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We've all gone chocolate milk mad
We've all gone chocolate milk mad

Every day we’re bombarded by marketing campaigns. Every now and then one becomes a runaway success. We go behind the scenes…

'No one who worked there has been the same'
'No one who worked there has been the same'

They gathered, again, to remember their loved ones. Four years on, the deaths of 29 fathers, brothers and sons is still…

Complex jobs key to fit brains
Complex jobs key to fit brains

Staying active, living well and keeping social can all help you stay fit as old age approaches. But one of the best ways…

Sugar film director receives shocking diagnosis
Sugar film director receives shocking diagnosis

Australian director Damon Gameua was a fit man before he took on a task many probably thought would have increased his health…

Health

Why I'm finally showing my age
Why I'm finally showing my age

For decades Suzanne McFadden has dyed her hair to keep away the grey. But enough is enough. Here, she…

Rare tapeworm behind headache

A parasitic tapeworm 10cm long lived in the brain of a British man for four years before doctors discovered it.

A drink to lose weight?

To the exercise-averse, it will sound like the Holy Grail.

So is it any good?

Our Healthy Food columnist Wendyl Nissen on what's in the much sought after Lewis Road Creamery Chocolate Milk - if you…

30% of the world is obese
30% of the world is obese

The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually "nearly as much as smoking or the combined…

Axing of HBL reflects poorly on Ryall - Labour

The axing of cost-cutting company Health Benefits Limited is a blot on former health minister Tony Ryall's record, the Labour…

Hearing 'medical miracle'

Colin Anderson had been deaf for so long that he'd forgotten what his own voice sounded like.

Zookeeper attacked by rhino

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked by a rhino at Whipsnade Zoo in Britain.

App inspires people to make fitness their mission

The New Zealand Defence Force has released a free "Force Fit" mobile app, which delivers training expertise it has amassed…

NZ defence forces aim to improve our fitness
NZ defence forces aim to improve our fitness

The New Zealand Defence Force has released a free 'Force Fit' mobile app, which delivers tried and tested…

Health Archives

Exercise

CrossFit: Pointless pain?
CrossFit: Pointless pain?

It’s a known fact that exercise is addictive. But CrossFitters are infamous for their fanatical devotion to their fitness…

Samantha Bluemel: 7 ways to shake up your health routine
Booze and bacon temptation
New bike park for Woodhill
Men's Health: Fitness guru checks on progress
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