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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.
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.
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.
Musician and chef, Flip Grater has recently added cookbook author to her list of talents. Enjoy apéro with these recipes of hers.
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.
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.
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.
When back in her old home town, here's some of singer Reb Fountain's favourite things to do in Christchurch.
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.
For a status update on new-reality nuptials, a planner, photographer and celebrant share emerging wedding trends.
Ready and waiting to tour her latest album, former Lyttelton local Reb Fountain is amped to perform her authentic, genre-bending songs live again.
Aliesha McGilligan speaks poetically, her sentences full of metaphors. One of the latest cohort of Eat NZ kaitaki, this ability to tell compelling stories in a unique way makes her one to watch on the local food scene.
As 2021 comes to a close, we ask Kiwis with Canadian, Filipino and Argentinian heritage to reflect and share their festive traditions.
In Lynette McFadden’s own words, “it’s been challenging at times” over the past two years. The real estate icon shares how she’s dedicated herself to wellbeing, without compromising on her values or professionalism.
Flying the flag for New Zealand’s Paralympic team in Tokyo was Will Stedman. Nine years after he first imagined competing, the Cantabrian has secured a suite of medals across two Games. Fellow Port Hills Athletic Club runner, Louie Howell, discovers what propels him.
Dr Katherine Townend is a doctor with a difference – helping to look after patients in the sky. She describes what it’s like being an aeromedical specialist, and why the flying doctor service is so important.
Addington Raceway has had to change its event plans more than once in the past few months. Now, brand champion Carlo Gomez is on a mission to bring the whole country on the Cup Week journey.
Known for producing bold yet dreamy paintings, Clare Reilly’s latest creation casts an artist’s eye over her own life. Interspersing Clare’s art with her fascinating story, the book Eye of the Calm holds lessons for us all.
The primary sector has been eagerly following the journey navigated by a southern fisherman who is leading the way in sustainable fishing. Words Anna Wallace
With youngsters in tow, Caroline Sills grew her fashion label from basement beginnings. Four decades later, those children now lead key aspects of the iconic retail brand. Words by Juliet Speedy.
Science tells us that women of all ages can experience hair loss, for one of many reasons. Four Canterbury ladies speak up in the hope of banishing shame and highlighting the options available. Words by Anna Wallace.
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.
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.
A place of retreat created in a Lyttelton backyard.
The story started with a jetboat crash and an enamel teapot, and it has forged a partnership deeply connected to Wānaka’s natural environment.
Hilary Jacomb uses the remains of fast fashion and a crochet hook to create bespoke homewares.
All the right ingredients have come together for Jamie and Kade Prouting, despite their son’s dislike of 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.
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.
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.
When it’s time for a different look, OCULA experts – like Roberta McIlraith – will ensure your eyewear is as fabulous as you are!
Eleven-year-old Mathilda Smulders discovered a few pros and cons to being stuck at home all day, every day, with your family.
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.
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.
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