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Minogue and Martin 'mingling'

There is a certain romantic magic about a late night stroll in the summer rain. Arm in arm, heads tilted together, Coldplay’s…

Wendyl Nissen: Would I stick around if it was me?
Wendyl Nissen: Would I stick around if it was me?

None of us knows whether we would stand by our man until it happens to us.

United States joins rainbow world
United States joins rainbow world

The US Supreme Court has made same-sex marriage legal throughout the nation in a much-awaited landmark decision that triggered…

Why women stand by their men
Why women stand by their men

Joanna Mathers looks at the reasons high-profile wives choose to stand by their man, even when they've strayed.

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Trans shopper praised for going public
Trans shopper praised for going public

Human Rights Commissioner says: "What happened to Mary isn't new but it highlights the bullying and…

World's most expensive beer

Aucklanders partial to a pint are likely to pay more for their beer than those in Liverpool, Amsterdam or Los Angeles.

Should pre-teens take contraception?

Senior academics at the University of Otago have called for a free contraceptive programme to be made available to teens…

Who's most at risk of rickets?

Researchers have pin-pointed the key risk factors for rickets in a study of nearly 60 Kiwi children identified with the…

Fertility concerns answered
Fertility concerns answered

Fertility expert Dr John Peek answered reader questions about infertility, its causes and options for…

World's oldest women share their secrets (+video)

What's it like to be 115 years old? The world's oldest women - both born in 1899 - talk about the secrets of their longevity…

Star's perfect reply to period question

Women's tennis world number two, Petra Kvitova has spoken frankly about how periods affect her game, saying they're "one…

Warning: Tramp injuries rise

The number of children being hospitalised with trampoline injuries is going up despite improved product safety standards…

What's the point of rainbow pics?

A whopping 26 million people have slapped a rainbow flag over their Facebook photos to "celebrate pride."

Is breakfast really important?
Is breakfast really important?

Not everyone enjoys eating first thing in the morning. But your first choice of foods may contribute…

Can we cure breast cancer by 2050?

A poignant charity drive in the UK claims it will be, yet sceptical doctors warn women that exercise and healthy diet are…

Kiwis give up booze to join Dry July

The father-of-two said he would regularly down two or three beers and two or three wines a night and more on the weekend…

Are couples leaving it too late for kids?

More New Zealanders are ending up unintentionally childless and the childless rate is higher for professional women.

The stars of bars slug it out

Some of the country's best bartenders showcased their "mixologist" skills in Auckland last night.

Survey shows up shunning of the mentally ill
Survey shows up shunning of the mentally ill

Most Kiwis in sports clubs will play sport with a person with mental illness - but not all of them would…

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Your say: If someone taped my kid's mouth shut...
Your say: If someone taped my kid's mouth shut...

Some kids can be a handful, but it's never okay for anyone to tape their mouth shut to teach them a lesson, writes Rhonwyn…

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