Egypt, Brazil, Croatia – having travelled to more than 70 countries, including some of the world’s most exotic destinations, what do a couple of New Zealand’s best-known travel bloggers get up to when it comes to exploring their own backyard? As it turns out, quite a lot!
When Elle Perriam’s partner ended his own life in 2017, she set about changing the lives of others, embarking on a national tour in June to encourage farmers to ‘Speak Up’
Two years after Stoddart Cottage formally re-opened, following extensive work to repair earthquake damage, Diamond Harbour’s oldest colonial dwelling is going from strength to strength as community art gallery, craft co-op and heritage hotspot.
In today’s world, a run-of-the-mill awards dinner or presentation just won’t cut it – an event must be transformed into an experience that surprises, delights and satisfies all the senses – and this is where Kim Chan excels.
With no government funding on offer, Hospice strives to provide a unique and special free-of-charge service to those in need. In order to continue the work they are doing, Hospice Mid Canterbury, with the support of ANZCO Foods, presents Home Grown – a fun, fast-paced night of entertainment, complete with auction, speakers and prizes.
It wasn’t just the stony, free-draining soils that persuaded Kirk Bray and Alison Schroeder to establish a vineyard on an eight-hectare block of elevated land in Waipara. They also fell in love with the panoramic views of Mount Grey and the Three Deans Range. It is an experience they are now sharing with others through their latest venture – a wine pod beside the vines.