Lizzie Marvelly: We should celebrate love
Lizzie Marvelly: We should celebrate love

Don't get me wrong. I'm a lover, not a hater, but to me, a commercialised, Americanised Valentine's Day misses the point…

Why you shouldn't buy red roses for Valentine's Day
Why you shouldn't buy red roses for Valentine's Day

Ahead of her Super Bowl appearance, Beyonce received 10,000 roses from her husband Jay Z.

Watch: Teenage Maori cupid stealing hearts online
video Watch: Teenage Maori cupid stealing hearts online

A near-naked, teenage Maori cupid from Rutherford College is stealing hearts online, after a group of students posted their…

Trade Me's Valentine's Day Casanova
Trade Me's Valentine's Day Casanova

Calling all single ladies: a Christchurch man has taken to Trade Me to seek a woman to join him for dinner on Valentine's…

Valentine's Day

Why we all love online dating
Why we all love online dating

Twenty years ago, a few desperate singletons signed up for a new dating experience. Today, a staggering…

Retailers feel the love this Valentine's

The buzz of Valentine's Day caught on with consumers as florists, jewellers and restaurants were among the businesses to…

Fashion: P.S. I love you

Left things too late? here are some fashionable last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas available in store today.

Verity Johnson: Single on Valentine's Day

Adults do like to tell you how fun dating in your 20s is. But for me, dating in my 20s has been about as much fun as colonic…

30 signs of the comfort zone
30 signs of the comfort zone

Do you go au natural around your partner, chat to them while naked and do their laundry? You've officially…

Jess Denham: Best cliche-free romantic films for Valentine's Day

Sick of over-rated lovey-dovey films? Jess Denham lists some amazing romantic movies to watch this Valentine's Day, without…

NZ on Screen: Valentine's Day love songs

NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner gives you some inspiration for Valentine’s Day tomorrow with this selection…

Rachael Wong: Say it with roses, not Fifty Shades

It's called rape culture, silly, writes Rachel Wong. You know, when it's considered cultured to rape and degrade women and…

What makes a great love letter?

The author Simon Garfield poses exactly this question in To the Letter: A Journey Though a Vanishing World and supplies…

It's a 'blood-soaked conspiracy'
It's a 'blood-soaked conspiracy'

"The blood-soaked conspiracy of Valentine's Day, driven by the oppressive chocolate capitalists, has…

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