Lifestyle from the NZ Herald

May 28, 2019
Woman picks her dog up from groomers to find it dyed pink and green

Woman picks her dog up from groomers to find it dyed pink and green

A woman is still mortified after she picked up her dog from the groomer at the end of last month in Lake Worth Beach, Florida.On July 28th, Graziella Puleo took her dog, Lola, to the groomers to get her fur cut, teeth cleaned, nails...

'What type of school thinks this is OK?': Primary students given graphic 'safer sex' tips

'What type of school thinks this is OK?': Primary students given graphic 'safer sex' tips

WARNING: Graphic content A Queensland primary school has provided students as young as six with a letter containing graphic descriptions of numerous types of sex and sexual acts, news.com.au reported.An outraged parent of a...

Labour MP Tāmati Coffey brings baby to Parliament

Labour MP Tāmati Coffey brings baby to Parliament

Tāmati Coffey's son was the star of the show in Parliament this morning.The Waiariki MP brought his baby boy Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey to work with him, and Green party MP Gareth Hughes captured the moment."Lovely...

Baffling flawed design decisions shared by Reddit users

Baffling flawed design decisions shared by Reddit users

Social media users have shared questionable design decisions used in day-to-day life.The ridiculous designs were shared on a Subreddit forum with 1.7 million members.A user from New Zealand shared an image of an opaque measuring...

Heartbroken widow wins right to collect husband's sperm hours after he died

Heartbroken widow wins right to collect husband's sperm hours after he died

A heartbroken widow who lost her husband to suicide has won the right to extract his sperm in a bid to start a family.Wife Jermimah and late husband Sebastian Moylan had met at school at just 17 years of age and married in 2015.Her...

Woman shocked after husband's mother buys him a new wedding ring

Woman shocked after husband's mother buys him a new wedding ring

A newly-married woman has shared her shock at finding out that her new mother-in-law had bought her husband a replacement for the wedding band they chose.The woman told her story on Reddit, saying that she felt like her mother-in-law...

Experts divided on dieting app Kurbo aimed at obese children

Experts divided on dieting app Kurbo aimed at obese children

By Amy Williams of RNZ A new dieting app that aims to curb childhood obesity is attracting controversy from health experts, with some warning it's a wolf in sheep's clothing.Launched in the US last week, the Kurbo app from WW...

Sex dolls in China treated as members of the family

Sex dolls in China treated as members of the family

Custom-made sex dolls are being brought in China to be more than a toy, they are used as family companions. Businessman Zhenguo Yu lives in a small town in Southwest China with his teenage son and their 11 sex dolls.It has...

Watch: Taupō farmer's hilarious milk and cookie challenge

Watch: Taupō farmer's hilarious milk and cookie challenge

A Taupō farmer has taken eating milk and cookies to the next level.Mihaka Hemi Beckham, who works at Waimarie Pastoral, shared an utterly hilarious video of himself eating a biscuit and squirting milk into his mouth from a...

Photoshop fail? Kim Kardashian reveals 'sixth toe'

Photoshop fail? Kim Kardashian reveals 'sixth toe'

Either the Kardashian clan need to hire a new photo editor, or Kim has been hiding a sixth toe.In a new ad campaign for Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner's perfume range, Kim appears to be sporting an extra toe on one foot."Why...

Queen's homeopathic pharmacist selling pills made from Berlin Wall

Queen's homeopathic pharmacist selling pills made from Berlin Wall

The Queen's homeopathic pharmacist is selling ground-down fragments of the Berlin Wall to people who believe it will cure asthma and depression.Ainsworths, which has held a Royal warrant since 1980 and also supplies the Prince of...

Bride's 'trashy' wedding invitations slammed online

Bride's 'trashy' wedding invitations slammed online

The brutal world of weddings is currently showing one bride absolutely no mercy.A woman who is excitedly preparing to tie the knot shared her "less than traditional" save-the-date cards online, that featured plenty of expletives.However,...

Botched home castration sees Florida man Gary Van Ryswyk arrested

Botched home castration sees Florida man Gary Van Ryswyk arrested

Another normal day in Florida has seen a man arrested after police discovered an injured man bleeding from the groin after a home castration went horribly wrong.The Highlands County Sheriff's Office shared the story on Facebook,...

Famous friends rally to show support for Prince Harry and Meghan

Famous friends rally to show support for Prince Harry and Meghan

Famous friends of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have rallied to their defence following accusations of hypocrisy over their use of private jets, saying the couple are just "trying to make the world better".American talk show host...

Mind-boggling optical illusion baffles the internet: Raven or rabbit?

Mind-boggling optical illusion baffles the internet: Raven or rabbit?

A mind-boggling video reminiscent of a famous optical illusion has sparked a furious debate online — is it a raven or a rabbit?Dan Quintana, a biological psychiatry researcher at the University of Oslo, shared a video on Twitter...

Model Nicole Warne mocked for ridiculous Italian restaurant review

Model Nicole Warne mocked for ridiculous Italian restaurant review

An Australian influencer has received backlash for her scathing review of an expensive Italian restaurant after she said they ignored her request for a vegan meal and branded it "the worst dining experience I've ever had".Nicole...

Heartbroken wife pays tribute to 'hero' husband killed while responding to burglary

Heartbroken wife pays tribute to 'hero' husband killed while responding to burglary

The wife of a young police officer who was killed just 28 days after their wedding has paid an emotional tribute to her "brave" and "selfless" husband."My heart is broken without you my sweetheart," Lissie Harper wrote of Britain's...

Rarotonga rental row: Kaireva Beach House hosts forced to apologise

Rarotonga rental row: Kaireva Beach House hosts forced to apologise

The owners of a Rarotonga holiday home have apologised to Kiwi guest Bridie Henderson after pressure from Cook Islands Tourism – but other guests say they too are owed apologies.Susanna and Robert Wigmore sought to claim damages...

Topless sunbather arrested after pulling down bikini bottoms

Topless sunbather arrested after pulling down bikini bottoms

A 28-year-old US woman has been arrested after she pulled down her togs in a row over her topless sunbathing.Anna Lee Halderman was arrested on Saturday after the July 15 incident at Compo Beach in Westport, Connecticut.Police...

Celebrity chef Pete Evans' crazy new claims

Celebrity chef Pete Evans' crazy new claims

Pete Evans has once again been told to stick to celebrity cheffing and stay out of scientific debate after he came out in support of a new controversial study.Research out today in US medical journal JAMA Pediatrics found pregnant...

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