'Damaged goods': Mother kicked out of own daughter's wedding
A woman has been kicked out of her own daughter's wedding — after delivering a brutal speech about the bride.Although the wedding happened last year, the story is only now going viral, after the speech was on a Reddit thread.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 15 Aug 2020 | 3:53 pm

Coronavirus: Hamilton teen selling 'bag of Covid-free air' on Trade Me
A Hamilton student is selling a bag of "Covid-free air" on Trade Me and the auction is currently at $80,200 - with three days still to go on it.More than 2000 people have added the listing to their watchlist and, according to Trade...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 15 Aug 2020 | 3:39 pm

Woman misdiagnosed as pregnant has cancer a second time
A young woman misdiagnosed as 8 months pregnant had a 2.5kg cancerous cyst removed from her body. Now, 22 years later, she finds herself preparing her teenage daughters for a possible life without her after being diagnosed with breast...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 15 Aug 2020 | 1:00 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Can you catch the virus from frozen food?
Experts have moved to allay concerns you can contract Covid-19 from frozen food, after Chinese officials found traces of the deadly virus on imported food supplies.Local authorities in the Chinese city of Shenzhen warned the public...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 10:51 pm

'Sexual' LOL dolls slammed after mum soaks them in ice water
A mum has been left horrified after discovering a 'hidden' feature of the popular kids toy LOL dolls.Hilary Williams from the US shared a video on Facebook explaining she discovered that some of the newer LOL dolls are designed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 9:17 pm

The Santa Barbara look: How will Meghan change her style?
'The last hat for a while, guys!" the Duchess of Sussex reportedly said as she left for her final engagement as a member of the Royal family in March, according to Finding Freedom, the Meghan and Harry biography released this week....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 8:49 pm

Harry and Meghan replaced: Are the Cambridges and the Straubenzees the new royal 'Fab Four'?
The recent marriage of Thomas van Straubenzee to Lucy Lanigan-O'Keeffe would have been unremarkable were it not for their rumoured Royal matchmakers.Having been besties with van Straubenzee since their Ludgrove School days, Prince...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 8:28 pm

Why Prince Harry 'hated' living in Los Angeles and relocated to Santa Barbara
Prince Harry reportedly "hated" Los Angeles, and is much happier since relocating out of town to Santa Barbara.The 35-year-old royal moved to LA with his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and their 15-month-old son Archie when they...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 7:53 pm

'Finding Freedom': Harry and Meghan book latest, risky move in royal PR war
COMMENT: The new book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is generating sensational headlines about their private life, defiance of Queen Elizabeth and how Prince William "behaved like a snob" to his future sister-in-law.It is...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 7:49 pm

Meghan Markle's $20 million mansion is her latest royal mistake
COMMENT: We need to talk about toilets. Highgrove House, Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall's privately owned Gloucestershire Georgian pile has six while William and Kate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's lavishly renovated...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 7:37 pm

2300 calorie diet behind Sydney woman's transformation
Leigh Zimmerman vowed to make a change two months after getting engaged in 2016, when she had reached her heaviest weight at 91kg.Lacking confidence and constantly feeling unhappy, the 34-year-old said she no longer wanted to feel...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 6:31 pm

Mum's response after neighbour leaves 'rude' note about crying baby
A new mum has shared the note she received from a neighbour who was working from home demanding her baby stop crying.Singapore-based mum, Geralyn Amy Yeh, shared the note on Facebook – that blasted the noise during the daytime as...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 6:04 pm

Wahine Warrior: How Pania Tepaiho-Marsh teaches women to hunt
Greg Bruce went hunting with Pania Tepaiho-Marsh and found her doing far more than just shooting animals. This is an excerpt from the beginning of his Herald Premium story. On a cold Wednesday morning in early August in Tokomaru,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 1:00 pm

NSW Police slap Miss USA with second assault charge
NSW police have laid a second serious assault charge against a former Miss USA living in Australia.Brittany Nicole Poteet, 34, has been charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.The first charge relating...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 1:13 am

Money - Shelley Hanna: Why there's no top-up for some KiwiSavers
QUESTION: What are the reasons for no Government top-up after 65 if you are still working and paying into KiwiSaver?ANSWER: KiwiSaver is regulated by the KiwiSaver Act 2006. The scheme's principal purpose is retirement savings...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 1:06 am

Money - Jeremy Tauri: Most of all, don't panic over Covid-19 shockwave
Jeremy Tauri Jeremy Tauri is an associate at Plus Chartered Accountants.News that Covid-19 has been found in the community again has sent a shockwave through many businesses.Even if you aren't in Auckland, this episode has been...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 1:00 am

Money - Jeremy Tauri: Small businesses might be able to apply for tax relief
For the majority of businesses, August will be a month for tax payments with the first of 2021 provisional taxes due and GST as well.But small businesses could be in for some relief on their tax bills if they underpay provisional...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 12:19 am

Money - Jeremy Tauri: Starting a business needs careful planning
There has been a lot of talk recently about starting a business. National has proposed allowing people who are unemployed to withdraw $20,000 from their KiwiSaver accounts to start up a new enterprise.It's a worthy aim — it would...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 14 Aug 2020 | 12:04 am

Covid-19 coronavirus: Wedding industry bracing for another hit amid potential lockdown extension
Wedding celebrants around New Zealand say couples are nervous about their big days going ahead amid looming lockdown restrictions.Kelly Townsend, a celebrant from Freedom Through Connection, said she'd had one of her wedding ceremonies...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 13 Aug 2020 | 11:47 pm

Travel - Mike Yardley: Why Kapiti Island is a must for every Kiwi
It hovers on the coastline like a giant ocean liner, its silhouette resembling an impregnable floating fortress.Long on my Kiwi bucket-list, I finally took a foray to Kapiti Island on a mild winter's morning. Departing from...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 13 Aug 2020 | 11:32 pm