Toilet hack every parent should know
A group of Australian mothers have discovered a surprisingly simple toilet hack that is said to get rid of bathrooms smelling like urine for good.Although messy, the tactic involves lathering the floors of their bathrooms with shaving...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Feb 2019 | 1:47 am

Letters: Don't stamp on new ideas
I COMPLETELY support Stan Hood's letter to the editor of January 24 on a new build in the city.Years ago Elinor McDouall showed me the space they were thinking of putting a dwelling on for retirement when the larger house was beyond...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:07 am

Royal split: Cambridge and Sussex households to be divided
After months of speculation of a royal rift between the Cambridges and Sussexes, Prince William and Harry are alleged to be planning a permanent split of their households.Plans to create separate courts have been fast tracked, according...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 8:48 pm

Why New Zealand's obsession with lawns needs to end
Comment: Lawns are a middle-class catastrophe and we need to give them up for good.I'm not talking about your little vege garden - that can stay. I'm talking about the green carpet that can't grow anything or be of any use at...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 8:11 pm

Harper Beckham sports Anna Wintour 'bob'
They're one of the world's most stylish families. And it seems Harper Beckham — the youngest child of Victoria and David Beckham — is taking after her famous parents when it comes to statement-making hairdos.The seven-year-old sat...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 7:59 pm

Universal Medicine cult leader exposed as 'cancer-curing' charlatan
• Warning: Disturbing contentA former NSW tennis coach, posing as a religious leader, has been found to have taken millions of dollars from families and had an "indecent interest in girls as young as 10" in his "socially harmful...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:41 pm

Local Focus: Joe and Elvor inspire others to volunteer for the elderly
A heartwarming story about a friendship that crossed several generations has gone viral and led to a deluge of people offering to help the elderly.You may remember the story of Joe and Elvor - an unlikely friendship between a...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:00 pm

Niki Bezzant: Is hemp truly a wonder plant?
Have you noticed that hemp has gone mainstream? If you wander down the health food aisle of your supermarket – a sign of a shift in interest towards healthier stuff in itself – you'll see a rash of new products emerging: hemp seeds;...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 5:18 pm

Unisex toilets in schools leaving female students too afraid to use loo
Schoolgirls are too afraid to use unisex toilets at school over fears from boys and sexual harassment, campaigners warn.In the UK a growing number of schools are ditching separate sex toilets over claims they are not inclusive to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 4:20 pm

Cooking roast dinners creates more pollution than city streets, say scientists
There's nothing quite like a Sunday roast, but new research claims cooking a leg of lamb and roasting potatoes can create pollution levels in your kitchen significantly higher than those found on busy city streets.At the largest...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 4:09 pm

Woman defends breaking into ex's home
A woman who controversially admitted to breaking into her ex's home to delete a nude from his phone has revealed she "stands by" her decision — despite facing fierce criticism for the confession.Jana Hocking, 34, described entering...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 3:28 pm

Gym members save woman's life after suffering heart attack during work out
A woman who suffered a cardiac arrest at the gym was saved by quick-thinking heroes who were working out beside her.Emily Counter was on the rowing machine at Anytime Fitness in Noosa, Australia, when she had a seizure.The 21-year-old...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 3:08 pm

David Icke: How the top conspiracy theorist found his personal 'truth'
Master of conspiracies David Icke isn't interested in stories. He only wants to know the truth. He believes he has found it. And he wants you to see it too.The prominent and controversial figure is touring Australia in March to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 3:08 pm

The sperm donor who plans to travel the world to impregnate women
A US sperm donor, known only as 'Joe Donor' spends his time travelling the world and impregnating as many women as possible.He has told the 60 Minutes program it is his life's work, but critics say he is dangerous and has no place...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 2:20 pm

Live Like a Local in... Coogee, Sydney
Coogee local Ruth Wynn-Williams shares her favourite spots to soak up the beach-front suburb. ALL-DAY DINING Perched right on the North end of the beach, the Coogee Pavilion (known as The Pav to locals) does everything from...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 2:00 pm

Live Well Road Test: Spinning out at the barre
Can exercising like a ballet dancer give you a lean physique? Siena Yates takes a spin in a barre class. The promise: Barre classes are supposed to help you develop the "body of a dancer": all lean muscle, low fat percentage...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 2:00 pm

A Taste of ... Los Angeles with Gareth Stewart
Chef Gareth Stewart shares a pasta dish inspired by lauded LA chef, Nancy Silverton. You can find some of the best food in the world in Los Angeles. The produce is amazing, thanks to the Californian climate, and the restaurant scene...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 2:00 pm

Kate Hawkesby: Freedom campers don't show New Zealand enough respect
COMMENT: The continually contentious issue of whether freedom campers should be allowed to roam 'free' has reared its head again. This time in a small West Coast town, southwest of Hokitika.It has a small campground available...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 1:44 pm

Chasing a plate... in Seoul: Food YouTubers take on Korea
Kiwi food YouTubers Thomas & Sheena Southam are on an eternal quest to find the most delicious local food the world has to offer. This week, they check out the best cheap eats in Seoul. If you love to eat, Seoul is the city for...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 1:00 pm

The Conversation: The study of love proves a winning formula
In his spirited sermon at the 2018 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, US Bishop Michael Curry, Primate of the Episcopal Church, quoted these words of Dr Martin Luther King. Dr Curry went on to describe love's transformative...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm