The Ex Factor: coping with co-parenting

Coping with the challenges of a relationship break-up can be made all the more difficult when co-parenting comes into play. We share advice on how to ease the way when it comes to bringing up your children harmoniously.

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‘Mummy’s eyes are broken’: Kim Batten on being a blind mother of two

A white cane is Kim Batten’s most prized possession. It gave her the ability to take her small children to the park for the very first time.

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100 Things To Do Before You Die

Everyone has a bucket list, but how many of us achieve any of these? At 22 Sebastian realised he hadn’t crossed off anything on his life list. He tells us how he decided to cross off 100 amazing experiences and what it taught him about himself.

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Ending violence against women

Today, as we commemorate International Women’s Day, we are being asked to acknowledge the acts of violence still committed against women everywhere.

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C’mon get happy

Many of us suffer from low self esteem from time to time. Life coach Elena Kostyugova teaches us how to best tackle life’s challenges, and reach ultimate happiness.

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Birth of a nation

The Beehive is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished buildings – but as parliamentary historian Dr John E Martin reveals, its journey from a design on a napkin to iconic status has been met with considerable challenges. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Sky high

Apartment living has been redefined with a community-friendly block that challenges conventional views of shared space. Meet the two people behind Wakefield Street apartments whose dining room becomes public viewing for Wellington, MiNDFOOD reports.

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Interview: Claudia Karvan

Claudia Karvan, star of the film ‘Daybreakers’, on the challenges associated with the horror genre, interview on MiNDFOOD.

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A dash of realism for Bordeaux

Elite critics and merchants from around the globe descend on the city of Bordeaux this week to sample the 2008 vintage of the world’s finest wines, but the question dogging all is: what is wine now worth?

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