Snowboxx Festival comes to Wanaka this September in collaboration with Rhythm & Alps

Culture - What's On

The epic annual Snowboxx event held in Avoriaz, France and now R&A organiser Alex Turnbull is bringing it to Aotearoa. Shapeshifter, ...

 

Q&A: Paul The Kid

People

After nearly three years in London, reggae/ska artiste Paul The Kid is back home in Auckland and dropping some mighty fine summer tunes. What's ...

 

Foiling catamarans, New Zealand SailGP team heading to Christchurch in 2022

See & Do - What's On - Word on the street

An A-list of some of the top names in world sailing will be flying across Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour in early 2022. ChristchurchNZ has ...

 

New Roger Hall comedy Winding Up coming to Christchurch

Culture - What's On

Kiwi theatre is returning to the stage this February with a new comedy from beloved New Zealand playwright Sir Roger Hall. Kicking off at ...

 

Auckland's Summernova festival

What's On

Hurl yourself into the speed, sunshine and spying antics of the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland with Summernova, an epic summer festival series ...

 

Timaru

Destinations - South Island

Promoted historically as “the Riviera of the South”, Timaru is a popular summer destination for a seaside holiday, especially when the ...

 

Hanmer Springs & Hurunui

Destinations - South Island - See & Do

The alpine spa resort of Hanmer Springs is the jewel in the crown of the Hurunui District’s tourist attractions. Coming a close second, though, ...

 

Get amongst the Bread & Circus Backyard Buskers Festival in Christchurch

Culture - What's On

Bread & Circus World Backyard Buskers Festival kicks off this month in Christchurch, and ...

 

New Zealand’s first fruit wine seltzer is on its way

Food & Drink - Word on the street

The world’s fastest growing alcoholic beverage is making its way to Aotearoa with the launch of TINK – New Zealand’s first natural fruit wine ...

 

Two tigers new arrivals at Christchurch's Orana Park

See & Do - Word on the street

Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park has got something very special for Christmas – two stunning Sumatran tigers, freshly arrived from Australia ...

 

Men’s top grooming tips for 2021

Wellbeing

While 2020 might not have seemed like much of a year for growth, it was in one very important respect: beards. The lockdowns of 2020 saw more ...

 

Belle – Back to the Beans

Food & Drink - People

Coffee has taken Bink Bowler from barista to managing director and back again, as he steps away from management to once again do what he loves – ...

 

Unboxing local

Food & Drink

Tom Riley and Chris Kappely are at the helm of Green Dinner Table, a plant-based subscription box that brings local produce direct to your door. ...

 

The lap of luxury

Stay

Start planning your post-lockdown escape with our guide to New Zealand’s ultimate ‘staycation’ venues. We have tracked down the South Island’s ...

 

A brief history of brewing in Christchurch

Food & Drink

A unique combination of geography and generosity shaped Christchurch into the craft beer mecca it is today. Ralph Bungard of Three Boys Brewery ...

 

Canterbury's best hiking, biking and camping

See & Do

Strap on your boots, pack up your tents and pump up your tyres, we’re taking to the trails. Prance up the Port Hills Hike: Ōtautahi’s ...

 

Your summer of activities on the Ōtākaro Avon River

See & Do

Christchurch's Ōtākaro Avon River has a lot to offer. Join schools of brown trout, Doris the friendly eel and local guides having fun around its ...

 

Tourism NZ releases mindful NZ nature album

Wellbeing - Word on the street

Mindful Journeys is a Spotify album released by Tourism NZ. Narrated by James Rickard, the master carver at Te Puia Rotorua, each of the four ...

 

10 ways to cultivate joy

Wellbeing

Want to live more joyfully in 2021? Who wouldn’t? Veronica King, owner of Grassroots Yoga & Health, has loaded us up with ways to fill 2021 ...

 

The skin microbiome: It's like the rainforest of the face.

Wellbeing

You’ve probably heard all about probiotics that help gut health in the form of supplements, kombucha or sauerkraut. We also have important ‘good ...

 

Get skin like a... dolphin?

Wellbeing

Trust us, dolphin skin is coming in. Sometimes called ‘glass skin’, this is all about making your face look like the dewy, wet skin of a ...

 

Empowerment coach Saskia Clements: 5 ways to make 2021 your best year yet

Wellbeing

Empowerment coach Saskia Clements drops some advice on creating healthy habits by actively controlling the important things, and shedding the ...

 

Collagen Craze: How Does it Work?

Wellbeing

It’s one of the most popular 2020 buzzword ingredients around anti-ageing, but how does collagen really work? Collagen is a protein that already ...

 

Dr Libby: Boost your energy levels

Wellbeing

Do you feel like you’re running on empty? So many people have shared with me that they are feeling utterly exhausted, and it’s not surprising ...

 

Glowing wedding skin

Wellbeing

Wedding season is almost upon us, and whether you’re the bride, mother of the bride, a bridesmaid or just want to look ultra-radiant for an ...

 

Well into the '20s: The next decade of wellness

Wellbeing

A decade ago ‘wellness’ was only just entering our national lexicon. Now, we’ve traded stress for stretching, sitting for stand-up desks and ...

 

The revolutionary Dermapen treatment

Wellbeing

By now you’ve probably heard of microneedling, but do you know the difference when it comes to Dermapen, the revolutionary treatment for signs ...

 

Yogic sleep: Yoga nidra explained

Wellbeing

Veronica King, the queen of Grassroots Yoga & Health, explains just what yoga nidra is, and how this semi-sleeping state of consciousness ...

 

Think Zinc

Wellbeing

Do you know the sun is the No. 1 cause of skin ageing? Wrinkles, sunspots and pigmentation (and don’t even get us started on skin cancer!) are ...

 

Q&A: Tanya Goodin - Unplug & play

Wellbeing - People

Tanya Goodin founded one of the earliest digital marketing agencies, and was search engine optimising three years before Google ...

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