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Kiwis Exploring Their Own Backyard

Kiwis Exploring Their Own Backyard

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!

Turning Events into Experiences

Turning Events into Experiences

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.

Home Grown for Hospice

Home Grown for Hospice

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.

From the Vines to the Hills

From the Vines to the Hills

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.