Why middle-class millennials aren't leaving home

WHY MIDDLE-CLASS MILLENNIALS AREN'T LEAVING HOME

'Parental co-habitation' is now the most common living arrangement for adults aged 18 to 34. It can be a great if sometimes frustrating...

Budget Buster: The true story of LVR restrictions

BUDGET BUSTER: THE TRUE STORY OF LVR RESTRICTIONS

OPINION: The narrative that first-home buyers are being locked out of the market isn't quite right, says Richard Meadows

 
 
 
Why the Elf on the Shelf is banned from my home

WHY THE ELF ON THE SHELF IS BANNED FROM MY HOME

OPINION: I adore Christmas, but I will absolutely not be doing the Elf on the Shelf. Not now, not ever.

Rare orphan whio duckling matched with Auckland Zoo's other rare breed to help it survive

RARE ORPHAN WHIO DUCKLING MATCHED WITH AUCKLAND ZOO'S OTHER RARE BREED TO HELP IT SURVIVE

Keepers paired the whio with a pāteke as they feared it would not be able to huddle for warmth if left alone.

 
 
 
Jacinda Ardern's daughter Neve 'doesn't need me,' PM says

JACINDA ARDERN'S DAUGHTER NEVE 'DOESN'T NEED ME,' PM SAYS

18-month-old Neve Gayford is "her own little person" and "could take or leave" her mother, says Jacinda Ardern.

Teacher censured for clipping his son around the ear over shoplifting arrest

TEACHER CENSURED FOR CLIPPING HIS SON AROUND THE EAR OVER SHOPLIFTING ARREST

Teacher hit son after he was arrested. Tribunal says it was serious misconduct, despite it happening at home.

 
 
 
Eric Watson's former home Te Hihi Estate is the Bachelorette pad

ERIC WATSON'S FORMER HOME TE HIHI ESTATE IS THE BACHELORETTE PAD

The Bachelorette was shot at a luxurious 33-hectare estate once owned by Eric Watson.

The near-death experience that led Wicken jewellery creator Kim McKay to become a good witch

THE NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE THAT LED WICKEN JEWELLERY CREATOR KIM MCKAY TO BECOME A GOOD WITCH

For Kim McKay, the journey to mystic enlightenment has been a tumultuous one.

 
 
 

MY PARTNER IS AN EMBARRASSING DRUNK

My partner's the life and soul of the party, but he always seems to out-drink his welcome.

Holiday spirit switches on in Marlborough Christmas Lights competition

HOLIDAY SPIRIT SWITCHES ON IN MARLBOROUGH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMPETITION

Struggling to get into the Christmas spirit? First National Marlborough's Christmas lights trail can help you get inspired.

 
 
 
Contrary to rumours, Queen Elizabeth isn't planning to retire at 95, palace says

CONTRARY TO RUMOURS, QUEEN ELIZABETH ISN'T PLANNING TO RETIRE AT 95, PALACE SAYS

The worst royal crisis in decades prompted talk about the Queen stepping down, but she can't just hand over to Charles.

In Singapore, you get English with everything

IN SINGAPORE, YOU GET ENGLISH WITH EVERYTHING

OPINION: The tissues are aggressive, dinner is delivered on foot and there's a fake river in the mall. Welcome to Singapore.

 
 
 
SPCA 12 days of Christmas pets: Meet sensible Joe

SPCA 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS PETS: MEET SENSIBLE JOE

This lovely, dark bay gelding is looking for a new place to call home.

How to Dad: Mum trolls are out there and ready to attack

HOW TO DAD: MUM TROLLS ARE OUT THERE AND READY TO ATTACK

OPINION: They attack quickly and they can target anyone and and everyone - these are the mum trolls.

 
 
 
Movies are not real life. Even the realistic ones

MOVIES ARE NOT REAL LIFE. EVEN THE REALISTIC ONES

THE MANSPLAINER: Here's why car people are always groaning when you're at the movies.

Help! My partner triggers flashbacks of abuse

HELP! MY PARTNER TRIGGERS FLASHBACKS OF ABUSE

ADVICE: There are ways my abuser looked at me that chill me when they happen with a current partner.

 
 
 
How to spot the signs of skin cancer early

HOW TO SPOT THE SIGNS OF SKIN CANCER EARLY

Melanoma can occur anywhere in the body and not just on sun-affected areas. This checklist will help you spot it early.

Best spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Christchurch, New Zealand

BEST SPOTS FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER IN CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND

This fast-evolving city in the Canterbury region is foodie heaven.

 
 
 
'Small things every day' can retrain your brain to cope with stress

'SMALL THINGS EVERY DAY' CAN RETRAIN YOUR BRAIN TO COPE WITH STRESS

Training our brain to manage stress without sugar or alcohol is "simple", but not necessarily easy.

Recipe: brined Christmas turkey, stuffing & bread sauce

RECIPE: BRINED CHRISTMAS TURKEY, STUFFING & BREAD SAUCE

Christmas means a turkey, even in New Zealand. Here's how to make the perfect bird.

 
 
 



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THE LONDONER,THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPER BOUTIQUE HOTEL OPENING IN LEICESTER SQUARE, JUNE 2020 The Londoner is scheduled to open its doors in June 2020. Taking centre stage in... Read more ...

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The Okura Tokyo opens its doors offering a signature combination of...

The Okura Tokyo opens its doors offering a signature combination of “traditional luxury” and “contemporary luxury” the new hotel looks forward to welcoming guests from all over the world

In a much-anticipated event and to the delight of its many followers worldwide, The Okura Tokyo, the new flagship hotel of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd, today opened its doors to the... Read more ...

A 5-year-old boy invited his whole class to watch his adoption in the US

A 5-year-old boy invited his whole class to watch his adoption in the US

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ECHO Sample Sale, 12/11 - 12/14 - NYC & NJ

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97 Online Sales to Shop If You Missed out on the Cyber Monday Fun

If you've visited Netflix within the last month, or you've spent the last week browsing all the Black Friday-Cyber Monday deals, then you know the holidays are here - cue the... Read more ...

Fabulous festive gift guide: discover personalised gifts at Siam Discovery

Fabulous festive gift guide: discover personalised gifts at Siam Discovery

If you're like us, you've already started to feel that pressure of what to buy for your friends and family this festive season. There are tons of questions: what should we gift... Read more ...

20 of the best places to visit in January

20 of the best places to visit in January

Where should you visit in January? Whether you're looking for sun-soaked trip to cure the blues, an unforgettable cultural experience or a wildlife wonder only found this... Read more ...

Pass the Salt: Rishi Naleendra, chef-owner of Cloudstreet

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