The annual NZ Art Show has opened in Wellington, with around 3000 original artworks looking for homes.
New Zealand is among the worst in the developed world in terms writing wills a or rather not writing them.
Childhood obesity rates in New Zealand and the US are rising, something Michelle Obama is seeking to change.
A sea of cascading candies rolled their way down the world's steepest street this afternoon.
Dunedin's annual Chocolate Carnival is keeping kids entertained these school holidays.
Phil Vine and a crew of amateurs sail from New Zealand to Fiji, running into more than their fair share of trouble along the way.
A man born with a severe facial deformity tells the world what itas like to be ugly and why he chose to stay that way.
A new study on organic foods shows that all the extra money you need to spend to eat organic food may not be entirely wasted.
Two friends who travelled together and came horribly close to being locked up together in a Thai prison.
People are being urged to adopt a healthier lifestyle if they want to avoid developing Alzheimer's.
When you're dining out, showing it off on social media seems to be the next logical step. But for some that's hard to swallow.
If Bill Gates has his way, the next big thing in birth control could be turned on and off by remote control.
Camels are well-known for spitting and being hard to manage, but in Australia they are prized for their racing ability.
A Gisborne grandmother is inspiring audiences around the world with her remarkable story of weight loss, and walking again.
the Pure South Sharp Black are so good they have just taken out the title at the Butchery Tri-Nations in England.
At just 14, Gabe Armstrong-Scott competed at the Delhi Commonwealth Games - now she's going back to India on a very different mission.
Funding everything from roads to rubbish collection but with some big projects planned, Aucklanders may need to prepare for additional cost.
New technology said to reduce patients' need for glasses by up to 90 percent could prove revolutionary.
After champagne, Chianti is probably the best-known wine in the world and Castello di Brolio in Tuscany is where it was invented.
Cutting edge culinary arts has been the recipe for success this week at an international food design conference in Dunedin.
The expo attracts thousands of hobbyists from all over the country, and in just its first year it has attracted a remarkable 120 entries.
Experts in the UK say parents should be taught about the dangers of falling asleep with their babies.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has warned the world is at risk of returning to the dark ages of medicine.
Fantasy play is one thing, but Dr Jose says parents have a tendency to tell kids other kinds of made up stories that can be damaging.
Immunisation specialist Nikki Turner states that if 95 percent of a community are immunised, measles cannot spread.
The UK is putting pressure on the US government to end its ban on Scottish haggis.
The phrase 'dog paddle' has a whole new meaning thanks to a special surf school in San Diego.