'This ad is cruel and damaging'
'This ad is cruel and damaging'

OPINION: Ten skinny models in push-up bras and pants simper and giggle their way across a billboard. This is what Victoria's…

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Watch: Flashmob proposal

Christchurch Romeo organises a flashmob on a tram to propose to his girlfriend.Here's how it went.

What's wrong with that catcall video
What's wrong with that catcall video

The video of a woman who is harassed more than 100 times by men as she walks around New York City for 10 hours unintentionally…

Hello Kitty's 40th birthday
Hello Kitty's 40th birthday

Here's what you need to know about the famous character, who turns 40 on November 1.

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Natasha Tassell-Matamua: Close encounters with the afterlife

At some stage, you will die. You may not know the time, date or circumstance of your death, but you…

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Taylor Swift took a break Tuesday from promoting her new album to speak with public school kids in New York about reading…

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A Christchurch romeo has organised a flashmob on a tram to propose to his girlfriend.Scott Marshall fitted out a GoPro camera…

video First Barbie Hotel Room in World

Fans of the iconic Barbie doll can now wake up in Barbie's world. The Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina has created the first…

New sun sensor app trialled in NZ schools
New sun sensor app trialled in NZ schools

A new sun sensor app is being trialled in New Zealand schools in a bid to improve children's sun safety…

Rest home's robot baby seals

Robot baby seals will be helping keep loneliness at bay for residents at an Auckland retirement village. The Selwyn Foundation…

Bar review: Mekong Baby, Ponsonby

First drinks: Took some time to decide on as the cocktail list is as extensive as it is enticing. We settled on a Ginger…

Fancy Kiwi loos turn heads

A Scottish-based Kiwi designer is flushed with excitement as her colourful and unique take on the humble toilet is turning…

World's first 'mini stomachs' built using stem cells

Scientists using stem cells say they have built the world's first "mini-stomachs" - tiny clusters of human gastric tissue…

'Offensive' photo goes viral
'Offensive' photo goes viral

A mother-of-two criticised Facebook for removing a photograph of the first time she breastfed her severely…

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Should 'grotesque' Santa go or stay?

It seems you can't keep a creepy Santa down, writes…

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