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She’s a Little Bit Small-town…

25 years ago Kaylee Bell got up and sang on a Waimate stage at age 4, now she’s forging a successful international career in the home of country music.
Eat, cake, love
Food + Drink

Eat, Cake, Love

Anna Worthington, owner of a thriving cake business, Cakes By Anna, owes her fast success to the Christchurch markets and the city’s earthquake recovery.

Bug Grub
Nature, People

Bug Grub

Fancy a sprinkle of lemongrass ants on your salad or a bug slider made with locusts? Those who’ve tried it say the taste is great.

Stress Response
Health + Wellbeing

Stress Response

In line with her new live event, The Hormone Factor, Dr Libby shares an insight into the impact of stress on your hormones and how to reduce it.

Must Read

Simple & Seasonal

Simple & Seasonal

Food has become Sam Mannering’s raison d’être. He opens up about his food journey and shares some mouth-watering recipes to try at home.

Fashion Fix

Fashion Fix

Oversized monochrome pieces and painterly fabrics are must-haves this spring.

Mount Somers Bluff Weta

Mount Somers Bluff Weta

Despite our affinity with the weta, few Cantabrians are probably aware that the precipices above Mt Somers are home to the rare ...

Regular Skin Checks

Regular Skin Checks

The ‘sensible thing’ to do.

Stress Response

Stress Response

In line with her new live event, The Hormone Factor, Dr Libby shares an insight into the impact of stress on your hormones and how to ...

Behind The Brand

Behind The Brand

Despite an ever-changing home furnishings market, fourth-generation family-owned company McKenzie & Willis has continued to forge their

Sleuthing On Nature, Spying On Spiders

Sleuthing On Nature, Spying On Spiders

Do bees think in English? This is the kind of question Dr Simon Pollard remembers mulling over for hours as a child before going off to

Farming With A Difference

Farming With A Difference

What began as a fascination with alpacas at a local A&P Show nearly fifteen years ago has blossomed into internationally recognised

Harts Creek Walkway – Big Sky Country

Harts Creek Walkway – Big Sky Country

When I met June and Stuart McLachlan in October last year to learn more about the daffodils on their Leeston farm, The Rowans, Stuart ...

A Lifetime Of Learning

A Lifetime Of Learning

Meet the principals of some of our most trusted schools.

Design Journey

Design Journey

Kirkcaldie is a young interior design practice boldly making its mark in Christchurch. We meet the inventive and adventurous designer ...

Natural Fibres From Head To Toe

Natural Fibres From Head To Toe

Easy to wear and easy on the earth, Untouched World ensures you are ready for whatever the weather throws at you.

She’s a Little Bit Small-town…

She’s a Little Bit Small-town…

Twenty-five years ago Kaylee Bell got up and sang on a Waimate stage at age four, now she’s forging a successful international career ...

More Than Meets The Eye

More Than Meets The Eye

The antithesis of traditional, the sprawling gardens of Blockhill, appear at first glance to be overgrown and disorganised; yet closer ...

Elke Braun-Elwert Mountain Guide

Elke Braun-Elwert Mountain Guide

For internationally qualified mountain guide Elke Braun-Elwert, the greatest reward comes not from ascending the highest peak, but from

Meet Me In Methven

Meet Me In Methven

Laid-back Methven is a little mountain village with a big beating heart.

Curtains The Material Difference

Curtains The Material Difference

As the team at Maree Hynes Interiors explains, gone are the days when curtains were insignificant background players, simply providing ...

Eat, Cake, Love

Eat, Cake, Love

Anna Worthington, owner of a thriving cake business, Cakes By Anna, owes her fast success to the Christchurch markets and the city’s ...

Ben Ohau Road Cheese

Ben Ohau Road Cheese

Deep in the heart of the Mackenzie country lies an inspiring off-the-grid artisan cheese making factory finding favour with locals and ...

Bug Grub

Bug Grub

Fancy a sprinkle of lemongrass ants on your salad or a bug slider made with locusts? The option to choose edible insects is out there ...

Making A Difference

Making A Difference

Mike Lowden is a ‘can-do’ kinda guy. Earlier this year, along with three others, he arrived in Nepal to trek to Everest Base Camp. But ...

Eyewear

Eyewear

When it comes to selecting the perfect frames, Vanessa Cumming offers some expert advice.

Edwardian Country Classic

Edwardian Country Classic

A gracious villa, surrounded by formal English-style gardens and tree-filled parklands, looks as though it has always been a part of ...

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