Saving species may need controversial methods
Saving species may need controversial methods

Intensive and sometimes controversial forms of threatened species management may be needed to reverse the increasing rate…

Bryony Gordon: To have and to hold, and go viral
Bryony Gordon: To have and to hold, and go viral

At a dinner party, I found myself seated next to a recently engaged socialite, with a diamond the size of Gibraltar on her…

Malcolm Forbes, Ryan Anderson: Jagger a poster boy for Darwinian peacock theory
Malcolm Forbes, Ryan Anderson: Jagger a poster boy for Darwinian peacock theory

What is it that makes rockstars so attractive to the opposite sex? Turns out Charles Darwin had it pegged years ago - and…

NRL: The mother hen caring for her young chooks
NRL: The mother hen caring for her young chooks

The tragic suicides last year of young Wests Tigers and North Queensland Cowboys players Mosese Fotuaika and Alex Elisala…

Relationships & Pets

New heights for wedding pics
New heights for wedding pics

Belinda and Campbell Stewart spent their first married moments alone on a mountain peak for perhaps…

We need to talk about Nigel

He went inside the minds of our most dangerous prisoners, told us how to bring up our kids, and now Nigel Latta turns moral…

Better to stay in bed

If you ever feel frustrated by people who seem to be able to exist on just a few hours kip, you might be glad to hear that…

Jill Goldson: How to make the most of being single

There is no doubt that pressure and views from others about how we live our lives will impact our feelings and perceptions…

Why we choose friends like us
Why we choose friends like us

You can choose your friends, but not your family, the adage goes. But scientists have found we're more…

Louise Thompson: Stop negative self-talk

I see many clients who come to me as their last ditch attempt to stop dieting forever and to create habits of health that…

Office stays open late for MKR couple

The course of true love never did run smooth, but a New Zealand Government official did his best to help a celebrity couple…

Kiwi rebels need more sass

The closest to sex advice I've ever had is "don't trust the French". Thanks Dad.

Should you set people up?

In this time of Tinder - and any number of the plethora of dating sites - is playing Cupid to your friends an old fashioned…

Fur flying in cat food case
Fur flying in cat food case

Whiskas says its claims about the amount of protein in its cat biscuits are clear and unambiguous in…

Cat food fight: 'Smoke & mirrors'

Claims on packets of Whiskas cat biscuits are misleading and create "a smoke and mirrors effect", the lawyer for a competing…

Twelve Questions: Jamie Ford

1. Where did you learn about mental toughness? I was working as a social worker in alcohol and drug rehabilitation for…

Puppy love thaws Dotcom rift

Kim Dotcom's estranged wife Mona celebrated her birthday dog-sledding with the Megaupload founder and their children yesterday…

The problem with pet shops

"Essentially any plonker can open a pet shop and be responsible for the wellbeing and future of vulnerable animals," writes…

Wacky hotdog eating contest proposal (+watch)
Wacky hotdog eating contest proposal (+watch)

High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his long-time girlfriend…

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