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When we take the time to nourish ourselves, not only do we benefit from improved health, normalisation of fat distribution and remission of chronic disease, but our children benefit because this information is passed on through our genes.
Tracy Austin lived as a ‘Jane’ for two days. She had just been named in the initial road cycling squad to try out for the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games road cycling team. That same day, she was knocked off her bicycle by a car that went through a stop sign.
It is meant to be a pathway to help smokers quit. But vaping has hit Canterbury schools ‘like a wave’. Is it something to be concerned about? Words Shelley Robinson
Getting involved in making food helps children to build a positive relationship with food.
We learn about food from an early age, so the way we teach our kids to eat and nourish their bodies will have a profound, flow-on effect for their own children.
On average, New Zealanders look five years older than our northern hemisphere counterparts, says New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM) education officer Dr Paul Nola. We have our thin ozone layer and lack of […]
Pretty in pink & in price If your beloved doesn’t at least attempt to get this 15.8-carat Sakura diamond for your engagement ring, then you may want to rethink the whole affair. All they need […]
Building 8000km away, with borders closed and countries in lockdown, would challenge the most determined of homeowners.But for a former Dunedin man and his wife, now living in Singapore, the result has been worth it.Unable […]
Dan Pearson went from being chased to school by machete-wielding thugs to working in Michelin-starred restaurants. But in high octane kitchens, chefs live in a near-constant state of stress and Dan had a decision to make. Words Shelley Robinson
Some people said it wouldn’t work with the Southern Alps as the divider, but Nevé founder Tessa Lyes and her mum Vicki Bastion are creating luxurious candles on opposite coastlines. Words Shelley Robinson
Caroline Cooper-Dixon watched her mother build developments growing up. Now, they create communities together. Words Shelley Robinson
Make the most of the sun’s warmth to help heat your home. Interior designer Michelle Laming has your quick guide to passive heating
Enjoy this cheeky take on a Kiwi classic, while using up the forlorn apples in the bowl that no one has eaten. Words Sarah Burtscher Photo Jet Campbell
Whether it’s an award-winner or a celebrity-backed money-maker, Kate Preece has a gin worth a sip.
Simple changes can make your diet one that nourishes your body and health long-term, says naturopath Deanna Copland.
Visit the natural wonders, including a wildlife sanctuary and a ‘dig-it-yourself’ thermal pool, and luxuriate in beautiful local dining on a road trip around the Bay of Plenty. Words & Photos Laura Smith
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.
Research finds Cantabrians appreciate a good set of teeth, yet still put off going to the dentist.
The story started with a jetboat crash and an enamel teapot, and it has forged a partnership deeply connected to Wānaka’s natural environment.
These bedroom companions may actually help boost your sleep.
A place of retreat created in a Lyttelton backyard.
The South Island is the drinks destination you didn’t know existed… until now.
Jytte Glintbory has always felt a connection to nature to support her wellbeing. After her husband had a a health scare, it led them on a journey to source top quality essential oil from around the globe.
Meet the Christchurch cafe recreated in just four days.
Heather Brown was a busy business owner. But bubbling beneath was her artist’s soul waiting to be released. She talks to Shelley Robinson about her latest exhibition and finding her ‘soul dance’
The recently launched Whittaker’s Cocoa Lovers Collection is Whittaker's darkest chocolate range ever.
Packed with the vitamin C needed at this time of year, beetroot is worth dressing up to encourage everyone to go for seconds, writes Kiwi Gardener's Kristina Jensen I have noticed that people (especially the […]
You may have been reaching for things in the pantry during lockdown that may have increased your stress levels. Naturopath Dee Copland has a few tips on how to tweak your diet to gain a bit more calm.
'We stayed at home' is a three-part series of three people of different ages telling their stories of lockdown life. Want to read all stories now? Click here or grab a copy of Style magazine […]
With chilly nights creeping in, it is the perfect time to warm up with a tasty stew.
What have you learned through the lockdown? Five Questions with Christchurch personal stylist Bibi Maber.
Out in the Malvern Hills is a herd of Italian water buffalo, producing milk that is turned into mouth-watering cheeses
It is not the first time Tess Hall, 83, has been in isolation. But things were a bit different then.
The Locals is a three-part feature celebrating those who put their heart and soul into handcrafted goods. Want to read the series now? Read it here or grab your copy of Style magazine out now […]
Deadly Ponies, a New Zealand leather accessories label, has released their latest collection to coincide with the Together Today seven-hour fashion event.
A seven-hour online shopping event will provide the “shot in the arm” the New Zealand fashion industry needs in the aftermath of Covid-19 lockdown. 
It’s a fact children are more likely to eat something if they know where it comes from or, better still, if they have grown it, so get them out in the garden this autumn.
Millie Lovelock picked up one of New Zealand’s most prestigious contemporary music prizes this week but opportunities for celebration were limited.
Have some late-season plums hanging around? Try Kiwi Gardener's Marilyn Wightman's cobbler recipe to warm you from the inside out on these cooler autumn nights. 
Here is one for the discerning foodies among you. How does chocolate honey sound?  
It makes a perfect gift, uses up lemons and eggs and can be smothered onto and into everything from pancakes to yoghurt, to frozen desserts.
It's high time you tasted the award-winning ice cream made by a former Christchurch resident.
Bowron Sheepskins has teamed with footwear label Mi Piaci to produce several shearling styles.
It’s hot, sweet and can even be used as a sauce for a pizza.
Popcorn paired with a cheeky tequila while watching Tiger King? Don’t mind if we do indeed.  
Debra Cruickshank is a one-woman port producing band. The Cromwell winemaker has a four-legged boss named Jade and an appetite for hard work. 
Christchurch Art Gallery launches its first online-only exhibition featuring the work of New Zealand artists.
Stirred into Greek yoghurt, this curd creates something quite special.
A list of places offering pickup or delivery services around Canterbury during Level 3.
Kiwi Gardener's Marilyn Wightman shares her plant-based alternatives to the meat patty.  Rather than slapping a T-bone steak in the pant, here are some plant-based burger patty ideas to try. Even the children will enjoy these […]
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