Does sex really sell?
Does sex really sell?

Titillation and standards are a tricky balance in a world of highly sexualised advertising, writes Alan Perrott.

How to deal with family fallouts
How to deal with family fallouts

OPINION: You choose your friends, not your family. But what happens when you become estranged from kin?

Is Tinder killing romance?
Is Tinder killing romance?

Is lasting love being replaced by bored singles looking for one night stands?

Women suffering post-sex blues
Women suffering post-sex blues

A good sex life is meant to make you happy. But nearly half of women find themselves feeling sad or tearful after making…

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Three sweet wines
Three sweet wines

Don't leave them just for dessert time. With their luscious, saucy, high-impact flavours and lighter…

A new spin on nautical look

Seaside motifs and colours offer a new spin on that classic nautical look.

No-fly zone over Duke and Duchess' estate

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have been granted a no-fly zone over their English countryside estate…

Restaurant review: The Glass Goose

Fresh blue cod, not often seen in Auckland, is the star at a new Federal St venue.

The crazy world of adult colouring
The crazy world of adult colouring

Suzanne McFadden looks at how colouring-in books went from child's play to the top of the best-seller…

Boys 'turned gay by childhood shift in genes'

Controversial findings by scientists suggest that some boys turn homosexual during childhood because of genetic changes…

Smartphones may outsource your memory

Across the board, everybody was obsessed with their smartphones: More than 40 per cent said their phone contained "everything…

Awards name top Kiwi designers

Innovations in the health sector, newspaper print and car safety are among winning designs judged over seven categories.

What's on this weekend

It's all pretty artsy fartsy this weekend, but isn't that a nice antidote to things oval ball on the other side of the world?…

Why we need to panda to the masses
Why we need to panda to the masses

The Prime Minister wants to bring giant pandas to New Zealand. Greg Dixon asks why stop there?

Brunch review: Bluebells Cakery

Bluebells has become famous after opening its first sweet cakery in Hillsborough three years ago. This sister store is roomier…

Science breakthrough for bananas

Scientists have developed a natural dip that can extend the life of the banana by up to two days - doubling their shelf…

Handy snack fails to deliver on taste

These instant noodles at least beat others on the health front.

Dad reacts to his son's Elsa costume

A three-year-old boy chose his favourite character to dress up as for Halloween. See his dad's response.

Help baby Felix meet KISS
Help baby Felix meet KISS

Why baby Felix Taito needs to meet hard rockers.

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Watch: Girl dashes for soldier dad at reunion
video Watch: Girl dashes for soldier dad at reunion

Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the…

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