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Winter escapes: Uninterrupted
Recessed into a high country station is a house made predominantly of glass, where you can tuck yourself away for views of the Mackenzie Country and its brilliant night sky.
Winter Escapes: Simplicity
Just outside of Queenstown is a 27km loop track dug entirely by hand. Tom O’Brien’s journey on the end of a pick mattock has led to an authentic high country experience. Words Shelley Robinson The […]
Recipe: Mocha Truffles
For a sweet treat and a caffeine hit, these little beauties will keep you going.
Getting an up close and personal view of Wanaka’s beauty needn’t be a strenuous ordeal. Well, as long as your battery doesn’t run out
Artisans: The natural soap maker
Her cancer treatment took a toll on her skin. So she decided to design her own range of natural skin care products, including one product made with beer.
Winter Escapes: The retreat on the hill
From sunrise to sunset, visitors to the Fiordland Eco Retreat enjoy views of dramatic mountain ranges and Lake Te Anau, all from the serenity of a house nestled in the hills
Good news for dark chocolate lovers
The recently launched Whittaker’s Cocoa Lovers Collection is Whittaker's darkest chocolate range ever.
Heather Brown was a busy business owner. But bubbling beneath was her artist’s soul waiting to be released. She talks to Shelley Robinson about her latest exhibition and finding her ‘soul dance’
Recipe: Sticky Date Cookies
Love the pudding, now love the cookies
The designer dog collar creator
If you see a dog sporting a leather collar adorned with crystals, cameos and studs, it is highly likely it is a Kathryn Payne original.
The aftermath: Supporting 'slow' fashion
How have NZ designers of 'slow' fashion emerged after Covid-19 lockdown?
The 'uncommon' jeweller
She is straight-talking, funny and her creative process is completely organic. Meet the jeweller for “uncommon people”.
Hair today: A lockdown miracle
Fend off those brassy tones. A look at new products on the market.
Recipes: All about the beet
Packed with the vitamin C needed at this time of year, beetroot is worth dressing up to encourage everyone to go for seconds, writes Kiwi Gardener's Kristina Jensen I have noticed that people (especially the […]
Recipe: Poke Bowl and reducing stress through diet
You may have been reaching for things in the pantry during lockdown that may have increased your stress levels. Naturopath Dee Copland has a few tips on how to tweak your diet to gain a bit more calm.
Three young farmers decided to combine their organic vegetable farms and have ended up creating a thriving business in Leeston.
We stayed at home: 'Not a bad place to be'
Eleven-year-old Mathilda Smulders discovered a few pros and cons to being stuck at home all day, every day, with your family.
Five Questions: Bibi Maber's not waiting for 'perfection'
What have you learned through the lockdown? Five Questions with Christchurch personal stylist Bibi Maber.
We stayed at home: 'Just a moment in time'
'We stayed at home' is a three-part series of three people of different ages telling their stories of lockdown life. Want to read all stories now? Click here or grab a copy of Style magazine […]
Recipe: Cioppino fish stew
With chilly nights creeping in, it is the perfect time to warm up with a tasty stew.
The Locals: The art of buffalo cheeses
Out in the Malvern Hills is a herd of Italian water buffalo, producing milk that is turned into mouth-watering cheeses
We stayed at home: Life in the slow lane
It is not the first time Tess Hall, 83, has been in isolation. But things were a bit different then.
Inside Word: ‘NZ’s sexiest man’ now a dessert
A special dessert treat, raw goodies at Riverside and two craft brewers cooking up something new.
Pay it forward coffee this week
By simply buying a coffee, you could pay it forward to a deserving person this week.
The Locals: Building a boutique winery
The Locals is a three-part feature celebrating those who put their heart and soul into handcrafted goods. Want to read the series now? Read it here or grab your copy of Style magazine out now […]
Fashion: The 'Jacinda' coat
Inspired by Prime Minister's Jacinda Ardern's response during the Covid-19 lockdown, a New Zealand fashion label has named its new season coat after her.
Designer story: Caitlin Crisp
Caitlin Crisp started her fashion label by saying, ‘No.’
Recipe: Parsnip Fritters
Try this delicious fritter recipe made with the humble parsnip for Sunday brunch.
Deadly Ponies launches new collection at Together Today
Deadly Ponies, a New Zealand leather accessories label, has released their latest collection to coincide with the Together Today seven-hour fashion event.
'Shot in the arm': 7-hour shopping event
A seven-hour online shopping event will provide the “shot in the arm” the New Zealand fashion industry needs in the aftermath of Covid-19 lockdown.
Two Dunedin students shortlisted in fashion award
A tribute to a father and an exploration of the concept of constant change has seen two Otago fashion students named as finalists in the iD International Emerging Designer Awards.
Autumn action in the garden
It’s a fact children are more likely to eat something if they know where it comes from or, better still, if they have grown it, so get them out in the garden this autumn.
She’s got it locked down
Millie Lovelock picked up one of New Zealand’s most prestigious contemporary music prizes this week but opportunities for celebration were limited.
Changing coats during Covid-19
A Christchurch fashion store has released a new coat range with matching face masks.
Recipe: Plum cobbler
Have some late-season plums hanging around? Try Kiwi Gardener's Marilyn Wightman's cobbler recipe to warm you from the inside out on these cooler autumn nights.
Chocolate honey on the menu
Here is one for the discerning foodies among you. How does chocolate honey sound?
Christchurch's kombucha brewer
When Toni Wikatene was diagnosed with a health problem about four years ago, she was determined not to rely on pills to manage it. Instead, she started brewing kombucha.
The 'difficult to resist' handcrafted ice cream
It's high time you tasted the award-winning ice cream made by a former Christchurch resident.
Recipe: Lemon Curd
It makes a perfect gift, uses up lemons and eggs and can be smothered onto and into everything from pancakes to yoghurt, to frozen desserts.
Let us introduce you to your new favourite way to serve up mashed potato. Words & Photo Kristina Jensen Some years ago, when visiting a friend and her incredible library of books on all manner […]
Canterbury manufacturer's shearling shoe collab
Bowron Sheepskins has teamed with footwear label Mi Piaci to produce several shearling styles.
Recipe: Fruit leather
Fruit leather is surprisingly easy to make, writes Kiwi Gardener's Kristina Jensen.
Recipe: Kiwi Mex Hot Sauce
It’s hot, sweet and can even be used as a sauce for a pizza.
The Port Queen
Debra Cruickshank is a one-woman port producing band. The Cromwell winemaker has a four-legged boss named Jade and an appetite for hard work.
The adults-only popcorn
Popcorn paired with a cheeky tequila while watching Tiger King? Don’t mind if we do indeed.
Recipe: Date & Walnut Flapjack Slice
A perfect little treat to enjoy with your feet up and a cup of tea.
Get your fix
A list of places offering pickup or delivery services around Canterbury during Level 3.
Recipe: Rhubarb & Ginger Curd
Stirred into Greek yoghurt, this curd creates something quite special.
Spheres: A new type of exhibition
Christchurch Art Gallery launches its first online-only exhibition featuring the work of New Zealand artists.
Take me back to . . .
When we can travel beyond our regions, Gillian Vine will be heading straight the place where she can get whitebait pizza.
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