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Chestnuts are a great food for vegans because their protein is very similar to that of eggs. Try this chilli chestnut soup to warm up on those colder evenings.
Kiwi Gardener's Marilyn Wightman shares her plant-based alternatives to the meat patty.  Rather than slapping a T-bone steak in the pant, here are some plant-based burger patty ideas to try. Even the children will enjoy these […]
Shocking Pink's Anna Manson works supporting women with breast cancer. She talks about scan anxiety and the ‘other side’ of cancer.
When a group of like-minded people saw a gap in the market, they decided to produce a product focused on organic principles and superior taste. 
A certified passive house, this Dunedin home stays at a comfortable temperature year-round while needing very little energy to operate.
The 90s. Where apparently you wore cute matching plaid outfits with your bestie while talking on oversized cellphones with antennas. Yikes.
Dr Hiltrun Ratz works on the Otago Peninsula watching the soap opera that is the Pukekura little blue penguin colony unfold. Full of divorces, recoupling and swearing, she has a busy job with her two-legged friends.
There is usually that person at work who is known for baking up a storm and bringing in the goodness for all to enjoy. We at Style are a bit spoilt because we have several talented […]
An elderly factory full of Vespas has been turned into a shared workspace in Christchurch, with an almost transcendental feeling due to clever design. And it all started at a rugby club in Rio de Janeiro.
Try this little beauty and you’ll likely have everyone lining up for seconds.
Tuscany Hamel provides step-by-step instructions to get a soft wave without any heat or styling tools, giving your hair a well-earned rest
Queenstown musician Margaret O’Hanlon talks to Style about her disastrous first time on stage and why she was not of ‘sound mind’ when she married.
For interior designer Katy Husband,  the kitchen is a busy hub full of life and love. When redesigning, she says function and beauty need to work together.
When an RSA and a bowling club teamed up with an award-winning architect, a few brews and laughs were guaranteed to spill over.
A quest to bring Cantabrians a perfect-tasting Vietnamese pho took Bernie Luu back to Hanoi, where she grew up. 
Pies and chips were a popular takeaway during the 1980s in Dunedin. But a young couple from England decided to add aromatic food to the mix, paying homage to a very special kitchen in India.
It’s very easy to fall in love with the Vuittons and Guccis of the world with their exorbitant marketing budgets and global reach, but I promise, you would fall head over heels for our local designers and retailers if you only knew their story.
Homes with incredible views and a winery tasting room are among the shortlisted finalists for the 2020 Southern Architecture Awards.
Chef Hannes Bareiter was about to open a new restaurant when lockdown happened - but at least now his hens now have a new house.
In our fashion dance among the decades, we take a look at the 1990 - 2000s. Yes, there is a bit of cringe involved during these years fashion-wise, but thank goodness for one TV programme, t saves the day.
Spending all this time at home, you may find your mind wandering to those things you would like to do to introduce a bit of change. But to trend or not to trend?
Been spending a bit more time in the garden? Well, some veges thrive in cooler soil temperatures, which makes it a handy time to plant if you can get some seeds at the supermarket during lockdown.
Time for a face mask? Or a delicious dessert? Turns out walnuts can help you with both.
'Naughty' smoothie ideas to make your Easter a little bit spicy.
April is known as nature’s planting time, which is good timing for us. Here are a few top tips for what you can potter away at in the garden.
The originals may be out of sight but you can still enjoy the art and even create your own digital exhibition from the online collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
Wondering what to do with the abundant and successful tomato harvest? Here are some ideas from  Marilyn Wightman of  Kiwi Gardener magazine to cope with the volume. Capsicum & tomato salad Ingredients 4 tomatoes, sliced […]
How do children think the Easter Bunny will deliver this Easter?
What do you do when you find yourself with 500 kegs and no way of getting rid of it?
Have you ever wanted to trace your family tree but have never had the time?
What a quick tasty treat for Easter? Don't have any yeast? Let us introduce you to our little friend, the delectable hot cross scone.
Nurturing Dunedin’s fashion industry are five well-known designers. Meet the godmothers of iD Fashion.
We wind back the clock to the 70s and 80s, where the original nude dress was made famous and when we all wanted to be like Madonna and Molly.
We take a look through the decades at the stars that influenced fashion. Today we take a look at the 1920s - 1960s.
The lift, the dress and that truly awkward watermelon scene. Fashion inspired by the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing.
When you’re in the business of group fitness and no one can leave home, there’s no choice but to diversify. We talk to Christchurch businesswomen stepping up to the challenge.
In the second part of this series, Style delved back into the group chat to find out what we've been reading and listening to. With a special contribution from our resident Style children. Missed part […]
Apparently we've all been busy baking during the past week, with flour in low reserves at the supermarket. So we have this recipe from Kristina Jensen, where different types of flour are called into action.
Meet the Christchurch artist and fashion designer who deconstructs and then recreates garments.
Put on your glad rags, pour yourself some bubbles and sit back on your couch to enjoy a night at the ballet. 
The days are starting to blend together, you are feeling a bit frazzled and you’ve had one too many online conference calls. Never fear, we've called in a skincare expert to help you out at home.
We all have special recipes. Those that bring with them fond and beautiful memories. We asked our team to share with you their favourites and the stories behind them.
We’ve debated and laid robust counter arguments in our group chat in order to bring you our picks to watch, listen and read during the next few weeks.
Let John and Chrissy and other stars provide the music at your virtual party tonight.
Christchurch Uncomfortable Silence New and recent works by early career artists will be showcased in an exhibition provoking feelings of doubt and unease. Curated by artist and writer Holly Best, Uncomfortable Silence features works by […]
Justine Tyerman sees the light at Machu Picchu
The perils of video conference and a return to mum-cuts. Here is our not so serious take on the home office.
Remember those scorching days of summer? Kate Preece keeps the memories alive in a super-hot Mini Cooper S Convertible.
The home office can be a scourge of paperwork and mess. Interior designer Katy Husband describes how to turn it into a place of creativity and inspiration.
For some people, work is their happy place.
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