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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.
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.
'Naughty' smoothie ideas to make your Easter a little bit spicy.
Time for a face mask? Or a delicious dessert? Turns out walnuts can help you with both.
Have you ever wanted to trace your family tree but have never had the time?
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 […]
What do you do when you find yourself with 500 kegs and no way of getting rid of it?
How do children think the Easter Bunny will deliver this Easter?
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.
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.
We take a look through the decades at the stars that influenced fashion. Today we take a look at the 1920s - 1960s.
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.
Nurturing Dunedin’s fashion industry are five well-known designers. Meet the godmothers of iD Fashion.
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.
The lift, the dress and that truly awkward watermelon scene. Fashion inspired by the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing.
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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
Remember those scorching days of summer? Kate Preece keeps the memories alive in a super-hot Mini Cooper S Convertible.
Let John and Chrissy and other stars provide the music at your virtual party tonight.
The perils of video conference and a return to mum-cuts. Here is our not so serious take on the home office.
The changing blend of traditional and contemporary approaches to education means our children have more options for their futures – and stronger voices than ever before. Words: Shelley Robinson.
As a competitive high-school swimmer, Hannah Morgan found herself choosing between her sport and her wellbeing. A couple of years later, the lessons she learned then helped her swim 130km across Foveaux Strait.
For some people, work is their happy place.
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.
Style goes on a hunt to find the unique, the off-the-grid and the more traditional baches around the country.
With the end of another year in sight, now’s the time to determine what emotional baggage it truly worth carrying through to 2020.
Local lippy, the ultimate blow dry and coffee scrubs all make the cut.
We tracked down to five people who help organisations bring a bit of extra Christmas sparkle to families this year.
Promising all the flavour and none of the nasties, alcohol-free Seedlip cocktails might be just what you need this summer.
Noteworthy places to eat and drink this spring.
The South Island is where it’s at, for beauty, for lifestyle and for natural film sets.
When creating your dream outdoor area, there are at least five elements that should not be overlooked.
The latest in all things beauty.
The teenage years are daunting for all parents.
Is it possible for grandparents, parents and children to travel together in harmony to the other side of the world?
The connection between physical activity and mental wellbeing goes deeper than endorphins, and those in the business of getting us moving are making sure we know about it.
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