Harakeke (flax) artist, hāngī enthusiast and top Kiwi food photographer and stylist Christall Lowe shares some early food memories, her career beginnings and highs and three delicious recipes from new book Kai.
A trip to Stewart Island first planted the spores of Liv Sisson’s passion – now the Christchurch-based writer/forager/foodie with a penchant for colourfully painted nails is sharing her love of the (not so) humble mushroom with the world via a fun new book about fungi.
The inimitable, magical, multiple-award-winning musician Bic Runga sways our way this month while taking much-cherished 11-time platinum album Beautiful Collision on a 20th anniversary celebration tour.
Passionate about herbs since childhood, Jane Wrigglesworth is now one of New Zealand’s foremost experts on all things herbal. In an extract from her new book The Everyday Herbalist she shares some favourites for de-stressing.
Beige doesn’t have to be boring, and if this season’s options for lighter
shades of pale are anything to go by, there’s plenty of fun and flair to be had in hues from oatmeal and honey to mocha and even moonrock…
Born into a Canterbury pie dynasty, Wendy Morgan has gone on to have a delicious career in the food industry. Now enjoying a quieter life in Christchurch with fellow chef husband Rex Morgan and dog Pepper, she has penned her first cookbook, Who Made All the Pies?, which nods to her pastry heritage.
A stalwart of the South Island fashion industry for two decades, Natalie Newlands continues to celebrate this very special part of the world – including its stunning natural palette – from her current base in Arrowtown.
This month we’re happily transitioning into a new season, one with cooler weather (which means cosy things are required) but still plenty of playfulness and optimism – so we’re seeking clothing, accessories and homeware to suit!
A new generation of coffee cup connoisseurs (with a South Island connection) have taken the reins at Acme, the tiny but mighty Kiwi company that’s sold five million cups worldwide, with more than a million – and counting – currently in circulation in New Zealand homes and cafes.
There are plenty of excellent options out there when it comes to plain knitwear, but sometimes a girl just wants to have fun and stand out – while staying warm. Which is where our playful patterned picks come in.
Namechecked on social media by no less than Yotam Ottolenghi, Auckland-based chef and baker
extraordinaire Petra Galler’s new book Butter, Butter is a love letter to rich, decadent baked goods
with a European sensibility and a Middle Eastern twist, inspired by her Jewish heritage.
This month we’re raising a toast – New Zealand has its first carbon neutral distillery! To celebrate their certification, the Sandymount team have shared a deliciously unique take on a classic cocktail.
From stunning new book Cape to Bluff shot by New Zealand photographer of architecture and publisher Simon Devitt, 03 selected three (all located in the South Island, naturally) of the 30 inspiring houses featured to showcase here.
Inspired by the abundant lemon trees and tomato vines of her Italian grandparents’ garden, Bri DiMattina – a home gardener and trained chef who inherited her love of good food from her chef mother and her Italian nonna – shares three delicious recipes from her new book Nostrana.
With our editor ensconced at the historic Fable hotel during iD Dunedin 2023, it seemed like the perfect time to request a suitably stylish, appropriately themed cocktail recipe to share with our readers.
Ditch the car and instead set out on foot to explore the best of Christchurch’s celebrated architecture with the 2023 update of John Walsh and Patrick Reynolds’ handy pocket guide to the city’s best buildings.
This month we’re celebrating pieces elevated from the everyday by the addition of considered design details – tactile elements cleverly created or enhanced with pleats, knots, twists, ruching, ruffles, braiding and cutouts.
Written by 30 leading women architects, historians and academics and including more than 500 women in New Zealand architecture, Elizabeth Cox’s impressive new tome Making Space is a long-overdue kickstart for the country’s architectural rhetoric.
Chill out in style this month with a few of our favourite things, from pearl hat chains, salted caramel lip scrubs and chic New Zealand-designed inflatable pools to local fashion in lush, laidback shades of green and covetable items to enhance your home.