Hough 'blacked out' during proposal
Hough 'blacked out' during proposal

Footloose star Julianne Hough was so stunned when her boyfriend proposed on their balcony at sunset she "blacked out". Ice…

Beware men who never get over first love
Beware men who never get over first love

Wise women know you can fight present danger - but life-long obsessions are in a different league, writes Rowan Pelling.

Robin Wright calls time on relationship
Robin Wright calls time on relationship

Robin Wright and Ben Foster have reportedly called off their engagement for a second time.

Kiwi guys still active on Ashley Madison
Kiwi guys still active on Ashley Madison

After two weeks of hacks, you'd think people would lay off the site. Not quite. Plenty of Kiwi men are still active on Ashley…

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Negative talk delaying baby-jabs
Negative talk delaying baby-jabs

Some parents are putting off or ditching plans to immunise children after discouraging information…

Calories don't count - salt intake is linked to obesity

A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested.

Work stress takes toll on longevity

While women are still likely to live around four years longer on average, the adoption by many of stressful working lifestyles…

Why I breastfeed my four-year-old

Jessy is old enough to start school next month, but Vickie breastfeeds him five times a day because, she says, it alleviates…

Where can you find NZ's best bacon?
Where can you find NZ's best bacon?

The winners have been announced.

The definitive guide to Facebook etiquette

Debrett's has launched an etiquette class for the 21st century - instructing teenagers on the dos and don'ts of social media…

Lululemon wants to know if you want your pants to hug you or feel naked

Lululemon customers will soon face a potentially awkward question when choosing workout pants: Do you want to feel "hugged"…

Jerry Hall's beauty secret might surprise you

Jerry Hall has always denied having cosmetic surgery, insisting her lasting good looks are down to something a bit more…

Netflix and chill means what?

Everybody gets to the point in their life where they realise common slang is beyond their realm of coolness.

Pope to forgive 'sin' of abortion
Pope to forgive 'sin' of abortion

Pope Francis yesterday offered forgiveness to women who have had an abortion and the medical staff who…

When should you talk to your kids about alcohol?

Having the "booze talk" with kids before they take their first sip of alcohol is crucial - and that moment comes earlier…

Love hormone may help autistic children

The 'love hormone' shows promise as a tool for treating children with autism, says a United States scientist visiting the…

How to make the best bacon butty

In celebration of arguably the most delicious sandwich known to man, we are asking you to send us your recipes for the perfect…

'Too fat' chef fights to stay

A chef deemed "too fat" for NZ has launched a fresh appeal to stay in the country, claiming that even the All Blacks would…

What to do to help your child make friends
What to do to help your child make friends

While parents and teachers can model and emphasise consideration, compassion, kind words and actions…

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