Century's old rule that could see Prince Harry return to the UK after move
When the clock ticks over from March 31st to April 1 next week, there will be no fireworks, no flags raised or lowered and no 41-gun salute to mark what is a historic moment in the annals of the Windsors. Silently and inexorably...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 29 Mar 2020 | 3:09 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asks Kiwis to check on new mums
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today asked New Zealanders to remember to check on new mums through the lockdown period.New mums cannot have visitors, but friends and family are reminded to pay extra attention to them because they...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 9:54 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Princess Maria Teresa first royal to die from virus
Spanish Princess Maria Teresa, 86, has died after testing positive for coronavirus.Of the Bourbon-Parma Royal Family in Spain, the princess is the world's first royal to die from the virus, now a global pandemic.According to the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 9:50 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: What's essential? In France, pastry and wine. In the US, golf and guns
The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's "essential" and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 6:25 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Indiana man on losing partner in week of hell
Tony Sizemore, 62, of Indiana on the death of his partner, Birdie Shelton, as told to Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow: She's dead, and I'm quarantined. That's how the story ends. I keep going back over it in loops, trying to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 5:54 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Houseparty 'loophole' for people to drink with mates
Millions of people are finding themselves at home and lonely amid coronavirus isolation, but this could be the answer to your boredom woes. Bored, lonely people bunkering down amid the coronavirus outbreak have found a loophole...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 4:33 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Best household cleaning products to combat virus
COVID-19 has only been around for a few months, so at this point scientists don't know that much about it. But more is being learned every day. We now know, for example, it can live on surfaces for up to nine days and survives in...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 4:05 pm

Covid-19 coronavirus: #StayHomeForCancer campaign urging people to help protect vulnerable patients
Stay home for cancer.It's a simple message and cancer patients need those around them to hear it.A new social media campaign #stayhomeforcancer is urging others to consider the impact coronavirus is having on patients and those...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 3:39 pm

Why Meghan and Harry's new plan is flawed
In the 1953 movie Roman Holiday, Audrey Hepburn plays a Princess who sneaks out of her country's embassy for one night of delicious, supposedly anonymous, freedom.She zips around Rome on a Vespa, drinks and dances with a hunky reporter...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 3:17 pm

Covid-19 coronavirus: Woman shares warning after pneumonia left her healthy husband in a coma for weeks
A Victorian woman is pleading for people to stay at home during the coronavirus crisis after a severe case of the flu left her husband in a coma for more than a month.Gemma Loomans, from Melbourne, says it breaks her heart to see...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 3:15 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: We're not 'just' being asked to stay home - it's bigger than that
COMMENT There's a meme doing the rounds on Facebook that really stings.It does that ridiculous thing people like to do of comparing apples and oranges except apples are the war and oranges are a pandemic, as if those two things...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 28 Mar 2020 | 3:09 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: What is orthohantavirus? The virus many are Googling
According to Google Trends, the top global topic this week is "orthohantavirus", as sites claim it's the next pandemic on the horizon.Take it from me: it's not.This baseless claim circulating online underscores the need to get...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 9:56 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Moment that showed divide between Harry and Meghan and rest of royal family
The moment could not have been more emblematic of the divide between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the rest of the royal family.As Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis were being filmed joining in a national round...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 9:30 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Being stuck at home may have an upside when it comes to eating
It's official. Last week, I set the land-speed record in sticky bun consumption.OK, it was my birthday. But it was also that my husband and I, like everyone else, are housebound and worried. We're not so worried for ourselves; we're...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 7:07 pm

The Conversation: Healthier ways to manage stress of Covid 19 coronavirus than drinking
In these difficult times, it's not surprising some people are looking to alcohol for a little stress reduction. But there are healthier ways of coping with the challenges we currently face. Why do we drink more in a crisis? People...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 6:01 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Duchess Camilla tells family violence victims 'you are not alone'
The Duchess of Cornwall has sent a message of support to domestic abuse victims amid the Covid-19 crisis.Camilla used her and Prince Charles' Clarence House Instagram account to reach out to those in lockdown with abusive partners...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 5:57 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: 25 days to go - how to get through lockdown
How can you make the most of the next four weeks? Bruce Munro talks to clinical psychologist Chris Skellett about turning the unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown in to a rare opportunity to pursue personal goals. It is day three of...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 5:30 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson - How to avoid Covid 19 at the supermarket
COMMENT The country is on lockdown and the only place most of us will be going to relieve our cabin fever is the supermarket. We all need food and nothing gives a sense of normalcy like a stroll down the cereal aisle. However, as...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 1:00 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: How will New Zealand's lockdown change Kiwis?
Two weeks ago, I was going to Mexico. I hadn't booked anything, but I'd filled a Lonely Planet guidebook with brightly-coloured post-it notes.Two days later I carefully pulled each one out and pushed the book through the library...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 6:12 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Kiwis' twist on nationwide 'beer hunt'
Sign up to our daily Covid-19 newsletter for essential advice and a full summary of the day's news and developments. Register or sign in here and select Top News Stories. Kiwis across the county have being taking part in a nationwide...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 27 Mar 2020 | 12:07 am