Teens love vacation selfies - adults not so much
Teens love vacation selfies - adults not so much

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Preterm babies' brains catch up in teenage years
Preterm babies' brains catch up in teenage years

The brains of premature babies can perform almost as well as those born at full-term by the time they're teenagers, depending…

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12 Questions: Michael Kloeg

I went to a Christian school growing up and at 14 I was pretty much set on being a helicopter pilot.

Sweating weight loss ad pulled
Sweating weight loss ad pulled

Television ads for pants that claimed to help wearers lose weight by making them sweat will be taken off the air after a…

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NZ gets first taste of new photo messaging app
NZ gets first taste of new photo messaging app

A new photo messaging app from the team behind Instagram has launched in New Zealand.

NZ's top pies revealed

A lamb cutlet and kumara mash pie from Wairarapa's Clareville Bakery has won this year's New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards. Carterton…

All that glitters is gold ...

One precious piece of gold will soon be joined by another for Richie Patterson.

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If you're in the office today, chances are somebody has annoyed you. In no particular order, here are seven of the most…

Quick, daily run prolongs life - study
Quick, daily run prolongs life - study

Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to…

Cut out sugar? It could kill you

With the UN warning sugar could be ‘the new tobacco’ because of its risks to health through obesity, you might think a diet…

Expert urges fresh look at flu fight

A flu vaccine expert is calling for new vaccines and strategies to combat influenza after her research group found New Zealand's…

'Poof' back in vogue at bar

Due to popular demand, a Ponsonby Rd bar has changed its name back to Poof, only months after complaints led its owner to…

Gentlemen better off checking IQ levels

If he knows what's good for him, the modern gentleman will prefer brains, not blondes, according to a study of marriage.

Twelve Questions: Michael Meredith
Twelve Questions: Michael Meredith

Internationally acclaimed chef and restaurant owner Michael Meredith dropped out of school at 15 and…

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