Experts demand more action on 'costly' sugar intake
Experts demand more action on 'costly' sugar intake

More must be done to curb sugar intake to reduce the “costly burden” of tooth decay, experts say.

Miss America and that red cup
Miss America and that red cup

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev has won the Miss America pageant with the help of a red plastic cup.

Think positive, you'll live longer
Think positive, you'll live longer

A University of Queensland study has discovered a positive attitude can improve your immune system and may even help you…

Winter babies crawl earlier
Winter babies crawl earlier

Babies born in winter start crawling earlier than those born in the summer, a study has found.

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Vaccine to counter deadly disease
Vaccine to counter deadly disease

The New Zealand-based researcher behind the development of a vaccine that could prevent rheumatic fever…

Skin therapy left woman's face scarred

A complaint about a beauty therapist who performed a skin treatment on a woman that resulted in burning, facial swelling…

In a Mini for a major problem

As part of an epic 3600km road trip, two Kiwi blokes will be soaked in icy water, do hot laps, fight paintball battles and…

Grainne Moss: Over-65s more iron than wrinkles

These days, 65 isn't the end of the line the way it used to be.

video Miss America plays 'Happy' on plastic cups
Miss America plays 'Happy' on plastic cups

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev is crowned the title of Miss America following a performance of a Pharell…

6 sports stars turned fashion designers

From the playing pitch to the cutting room table, here are six stylish sports stars making their mark.

Harry at 30: Wild child prince grows up

About 10 years ago, I was invited to meet Prince William over a pint of cider in a pub near Highgrove, his Gloucestershire…

The key to a good baby name

We all use a "Qwerty" keyboard to send email and text messages - but now it seems the keys are also influencing the choice…

Matt Heath: Sneaky little vice proves costly and humiliating

Matt Heath writes: Soon parents will get in as much trouble for putting sugar in their coffee as I did for a tasty little…

Readers pick: Top 5 ways to chill out in downtown Auckland
Readers pick: Top 5 ways to chill out in downtown Auckland

1 Beanbags in Takutai Square & the free library by Te Wero bridge to kick back & read by the boats…

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