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London-based Kiwi jeweller Hannah Upritchard on the charm of sentimentality, transforming beach pebbles into wearable things of beauty and accidentally spending the last two years in Ōtautahi.
Fresh, frothy and deliciously sour-sweet, this contemporary citrus cocktail gets its creamy topper via egg white, while muscovado sugar lends a flavour profile of smoke and toffee.
Christchurch songstress LOVETA is lighting up dancefloors with her new single ‘More Than Fun’ which brings an energy reminiscent of the 70’s with a soulful, nu-disco-inspired melody.
One of just 2 percent of female distillers globally, last year Dr Anne Brock was named Master Distiller of the Year by the Icons of Gin. We caught up with her between courses for a chat.
Plume and clothing label NOM*D are synonymous with Dunedin fashion, so it makes sense that designer and co-founder of both, Margarita Robertson, would be the perfect go-to for this month’s Style travel guide to the southern city.
Name a more unique accommodation than a luxury lodge inside an historic pumphouse set nearly 250m out over a lake, we’ll wait.
Having overcome muddy slopes and limited-access challenges, this pool project is now up for an award.
The best new beauty.
In just under a decade, Christchurch-based Brianne West has built a sustainable beauty business literally from her kitchen table into a global brand. This year sees Ethique’s first dip into cosmetics with a lush new lipstick range.
The Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover is back for a fifth year, showcasing the best and most creative toasted sandwiches from around the country.
Architect Julie Villard brings French flair and très chic sustainability to her freshly built eco house in the port town of Lyttelton.
Wendly Nissen shares some healing plants you can grow at home.
Best known for her deliciously catchy, clever alt-pop tunes produced under the moniker Theia, Christchurch raised singer-songwriter Em Walker is one to watch (and listen to).
Cult Aussie fashion label Camilla and Marc is once again encouraging women to talk about their ovaries with their annual campaign.
Worn by everyone from Hollywood stars, snowboarders and students to farmers and fashionistas, Kiwi brand Huffer has plenty to celebrate as it turns 25.
Eat, drink and be merry Ben Bayly-style with these exclusive-to-Style recipes from the top chef’s latest South Island venture.
Christchurch alternative pop artist Michèle Ducray on the inspiration behind her new single ‘Manifesto’ and playing a ‘psycho barbie’ in the horror-inspired music video.
Read our interview with preeminent writer, Fiona Kidman, in which she talks about her life now, her latest book and the time she's spent in the south.
Queen of kitsch Judy Darragh on her latest Ōtautahi exhibition, the magic of op shops and returning to her hometown.
These entrepreneurs want to make an impact on people's pockets, homes and environment. The new NADA range of cleaning products do just that.
Cookbook and wellness author Eleanor Ozich’s latest project is inspired by her rediscovered passion for surfing. Here's some of her surfing-adjacent food and beauty recipes for you to try.
You go into Henry Trading for the beautiful aesthetic and stay for the friendly service. You're drawn back because Maree Henry's got a local, ethically sourced gift for you.
Style chatted with interior designer, Michelle Laming about her picks for autumn (and winter), where she gets her inspiration from and what it's like designing spaces.
Off the back of her new autobiography, we caught up with the extraordinary Kiwi adrenaline junkie, Jo Morgan, to get her unique take on travelling in the South.
A valued contributor for Allied Press Magazines, we caught up with acclaimed children’s writer and editor, Diana Noonan, on receiving a prestigious literary award.
Award-winning Queenstown-based hair and makeup artist Noriko Watanabe on her 35-year career in film and tv, including working on Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, shot on location in the South Island.
From illustrating for Ballantynes to a decade by the beach in Sumner – Style takes a look at celebrated artist Rita Angus’ time spent, and art created, in the South Island.
Yvette Shum's commitment to Kiwi vaginas and the environment has steered her through the design and launch of an innovative new menstrual product.
Jaz Paterson is a seasoned performer, having written songs and gigged for half her life. We ask her about that, as well as her Ache EP and upcoming tour.
Sometimes a seasonal collection comes along and you think to yourself, I'm going to need one of everything! Moochi's latest is one of those ranges for Josie Steenhart.
Musician and chef, Flip Grater has recently added cookbook author to her list of talents. Enjoy apéro with these recipes of hers.
The preeminent visual artist Derek Henderson travels widely shooting his signature photos. Here's his top southern spots to enjoy.
A research review highlights how inadequate school uniforms impact young people. We speak to the academic involved and a school that’s adapting their policies to empower students.
Representing Aotearoa at the World Drink Awards, this Queenstown distillery went on to beat 18 other country winners for a 'World's Best' title.
South Island-raised singer-songwriter Jenny Mitchell has released a music video with a powerful message to coincide with International Women's Day.
Maria Teresa Stone reckons that, secretly, we all want to dance like JLo. The wellbeing and Zumba guru loves seeing people fall in love with exercise - and themselves.
Sarena Close, aka Mousey, is one of a growing number of musicians coming up in the Christchurch creative scene.
Lloyd Jones’ latest novel, The Fish, is a unique and compelling story set in a seaside community. Style spoke to the celebrated Kiwi writer on the eve of the book’s much anticipated release.
Maniototo farmer turned fashion collector, Eden Hore was a man with a vision. His captivating story of daring to be different in the 1970s is just as entertaining and inspiring now.
Dunedin’s hair and beauty industry is basking in the glow of multiple gongs in the 2021 Industry Awards. Creative Christchurch barbers fared well too. Read on for all the details.
Jonny Hall is always turning his hand to something. We find out about his varied career and his latest venture into the illuminating world of lighting.
Ōtautahi-based creative and gardening enthusiast Julia Atkinson-Dunn shares some sage advice from her new book Flowers for Friends.
Designer and founder of the Margaret Wray label, Jamie Richards, uses her wealth of international experience to create unique bridal and evening wear couture.
When back in her old home town, here's some of singer Reb Fountain's favourite things to do in Christchurch.
Mastering multi-media art decades before it was the norm, Joanna Margaret Paul’s career has been given its retrospective dues thanks to a travelling exhibition.
Kiwi-born star of screens both big and small, Rebecca Gibney’s latest role is one that’s both close to her heart, and to her homebase, as a resident of Dunedin.
An intimate winter elopement brings joy.
Celebrating their special day full of culture and custom.
From flatmate to step-mum: a real wedding story.
Style’s band of merry beverage reviewers sample some refreshing summer-friendly tipples.
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