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Psychologist Sara Chatwin says social media makes families feel disconnected - there's more to life than posting pictures of Eggs Benedict to Instagram.

Mother's Day a struggle? Redefine the day

Celebrate your own way and don't buy into the one-upmanship

Leo Molloy - the owner of HeadQuarters restaurant in Auckland's up-market viaduct - said the world would be better off without Kanoa Lloyd.

Auckland restaurant breaks hospitality's golden rule, with a vengeance

Apparently the customer is not always right.

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Inside a chocolate factory at Easter

Besides Christmas, Easter is the busiest time of year for chocolatiers.

Picture of the CBD-infused burger.

Carl's Jr adds cannabidiol-infused burger to menu for 4/20

It's called the 'Rocky Mountain High'.

Pretty young woman doctor working,writing prescription for sick patient...CAT scan of human abdomen on monitor

Even moderate red meat eaters at risk of bowel cancer, researchers say

Researchers found a mouthful above the recommended daily average raises your risk.

Watch: International food brand expert , Rob Ward talks to Rural Exchange about the global food market.

Joint winners announced in Plate of Origin culinary competition

"The winning dishes shine a national spotlight on the artisan food products."

Michael Brooks talks to the AM Show.

Industry's focus on animal welfare blamed for national egg shortage

This evolution within the industry has led to a decline in the numbers of egg-producing chickens.

Watch: A 50-year-old woman was arrested over the strawberry needle contamination scare in September

Calculator in dough sparks recall of Aussie hot cross buns

Something doesn't add up here.

The 'ugly' label on the dark brown duckling offended some Waitrose customers.

Apology after supermarket pulls 'racist' chocolate ducklings

The dark brown one was labelled 'ugly'.

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Birthday invitations banned by Sydney school

It's to stop children having their feelings hurt.

Watch: Air New Zealand has launched a meat-free burger.

Burger King drops chopsticks ad after complaints of racism

The ad, for a Vietnamese-themed burger, was slammed for 'Orientalism'.

Watch: Clarke Gayford shocks George FM listeners with April Fools' prank.

The hoaxes New Zealand fell for this April Fools' Day

From weird food combinations to Harry Potter theme parks, 2019's pranks were as groan-worthy as ever.

Outraged New Yorkers fume on social media over #bagelgate.

Bagels sliced like bread fiercely divides internet

Outraged New Yorkers are fuming on social media over #bagelgate.

RABAT, MOROCCO - FEBRUARY 25:  Meghan, Duchess of Sussex tries some food as Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Chef Moha Fedal look on during a cooking demonstration, where children from under-privileged backgrounds learn traditional Moroccan recipes from one of Morocco’s foremost chefs, at the Villa des Ambassadors on February 25, 2019 in Rabat, Morocco. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby - Pool/Getty Images)

What Meghan Markle eats in a day

Sounds like that glow isn't just pregnancy-related.

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All the free things you can get on your birthday

From Burger Fuel to Kelly Tarlton's to a jetboat ride, there's plenty on offer.

Watch: Young mum suffers allergic reaction mid-flight, leaving kids fearing she'd die.

'I had to suffer': Terrified allergic woman hides in plane bathroom after nuts served

She insisted on a nuts-free flight. Qantas refused and gave her a facemask.

Watch: Where to find the strangest ice cream flavours this summer.

Wattie's announces tomato sauce ice cream with Tip Top

Some say the unlikely collaboration must be an early April Fools prank.

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Outrage over 'cheesing' internet trend

Because it's 2019, parents are chucking cheese at their kids' faces for fun.

Recycling - a start, but not enough.

How supermarkets justify wrapping cucumbers in plastic

It's worse for environment not to wrap it, a waste industry body says.

(AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND OUT) Oysters at the Abercrombie and Kent Oyster party, Pyrmont, 7 March 2006. SHD Picture by JANIE BARRETT (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Where to get your hands on the best Bluff oysters

Fresh, battered, burger-ed, oh my!