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When it comes to Scotland’s whisky regions, Hayden Preece says there are only four worth knowing about.
What does the future hold for those of us yearning to travel the high seas once more? Ady Shannon discovers how cruise operators are charting a new era.
Ironically for someone who’s a Cup Day judge, stylist Lou Heller is about the least judgemental person you’ll meet. Her mission is to empower others through their own personal style evolution. Words Anna Wallace.
This delicious recipe is easier than you might think!
Leeks are so much gentler on my digestive system than their relatives garlic and onions, plus they have a delicate sweetness when cooked that is quite satisfying.
When we take the time to nourish ourselves, not only do we benefit from improved health, normalisation of fat distribution and remission of chronic disease, but our children benefit because this information is passed on through our genes.
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York will discuss her first adult fiction novel on 28 August, in an exclusive highlight of WORD Christchurch Festival.
Tracy Austin lived as a ‘Jane’ for two days. She had just been named in the initial road cycling squad to try out for the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games road cycling team. That same day, she was knocked off her bicycle by a car that went through a stop sign.
It is meant to be a pathway to help smokers quit. But vaping has hit Canterbury schools ‘like a wave’. Is it something to be concerned about? Words Shelley Robinson
Getting involved in making food helps children to build a positive relationship with food.
We learn about food from an early age, so the way we teach our kids to eat and nourish their bodies will have a profound, flow-on effect for their own children.
On average, New Zealanders look five years older than our northern hemisphere counterparts, says New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM) education officer Dr Paul Nola. We have our thin ozone layer and lack of […]
Pretty in pink & in price If your beloved doesn’t at least attempt to get this 15.8-carat Sakura diamond for your engagement ring, then you may want to rethink the whole affair. All they need […]
Building 8000km away, with borders closed and countries in lockdown, would challenge the most determined of homeowners.But for a former Dunedin man and his wife, now living in Singapore, the result has been worth it.Unable […]
Dan Pearson went from being chased to school by machete-wielding thugs to working in Michelin-starred restaurants. But in high octane kitchens, chefs live in a near-constant state of stress and Dan had a decision to make. Words Shelley Robinson
Some people said it wouldn’t work with the Southern Alps as the divider, but Nevé founder Tessa Lyes and her mum Vicki Bastion are creating luxurious candles on opposite coastlines. Words Shelley Robinson
Caroline Cooper-Dixon watched her mother build developments growing up. Now, they create communities together. Words Shelley Robinson
Make the most of the sun’s warmth to help heat your home. Interior designer Michelle Laming has your quick guide to passive heating
Enjoy this cheeky take on a Kiwi classic, while using up the forlorn apples in the bowl that no one has eaten. Words Sarah Burtscher Photo Jet Campbell
Whether it’s an award-winner or a celebrity-backed money-maker, Kate Preece has a gin worth a sip.
Simple changes can make your diet one that nourishes your body and health long-term, says naturopath Deanna Copland.
Visit the natural wonders, including a wildlife sanctuary and a ‘dig-it-yourself’ thermal pool, and luxuriate in beautiful local dining on a road trip around the Bay of Plenty. Words & Photos Laura Smith
Briarwood founder Ange Marshall turned her dream into reality and, with business partner Jayne Thomson, has seen plenty of positive growth.
Research finds Cantabrians appreciate a good set of teeth, yet still put off going to the dentist.
It takes about 20 minutes to drive up the road to Mt Dobson Ski Area. And every inch of that road was created by a man who, despite reams of red tape and financial constraints, was determined to build a ski field.
The story started with a jetboat crash and an enamel teapot, and it has forged a partnership deeply connected to Wānaka’s natural environment.
A place of retreat created in a Lyttelton backyard.
These bedroom companions may actually help boost your sleep.
Inspired by Polish salt mines, an award-winning Wānaka bathroom was created to have a “cave-like” feeling.
What’s a ‘small’ garden? Usually urban, it could be many things – a strip between front fence and veranda, a pocket-sized backyard, a courtyard or patio, or even a balcony.
Hilary Jacomb uses the remains of fast fashion and a crochet hook to create bespoke homewares.
Few localities display our pristine forests and beaches better than the deep south’s remote and ruggedly beautiful Catlins.
Ever heard of paper towel that can be used up to 75 times?
Who has a love hate relationship with Christmas cake?
The Dunedin food truck scene is a worthy addition to your summer road trip stops. We chat with two vendors about the ups and downs of food truck life.
The South Island is the drinks destination you didn’t know existed… until now.
All the right ingredients have come together for Jamie and Kade Prouting, despite their son’s dislike of cake.
Jytte Glintbory has always felt a connection to nature to support her wellbeing. After her husband had a a health scare, it led them on a journey to source top quality essential oil from around the globe.
Feel like it’s time you headed for the hills? Kate Preece proves a day walk is within reach for even the most sedentary among us.
You won’t find a coffee machine at Sue Gidden’s café and restaurant tucked away in the countryside.
Immerse yourself in majestic Fiordland, where you will find the story behind one of the country’s most beautiful areas.
From her parents’ clothing factory to London and Paris, North Canterbury’s Arlene Tipler has been on a journey to collect the knowledge she needed to launch her own label.
Climbing the corporate ladder in London, Common People’s Jodie Calder found herself torn: continue the climb, or venture into untested waters with her own fashion label? Words Shelley Robinson The series of one-way tickets through […]
Meet the Christchurch cafe recreated in just four days.
From the house that possums once inhabited through to rusted old saws, Jane Downes transforms the unlovable into the loved.
When it’s time for a different look, OCULA experts – like Roberta McIlraith – will ensure your eyewear is as fabulous as you are!
For a sweet treat and a caffeine hit, these little beauties will keep you going.
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 […]
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.
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
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