Shopping

New Zealand offers an abundance of opportunities to shop 'til you drop. The country’s high-achieving fashion scene and its numerous outstanding boutiques and galleries beckon the style-conscious for a retail therapy experience that can't be replicated anywhere else in the world.

 

Infinite Definite's journey after the Christchurch earthquakes

Shopping - People

From High Street, to destruction, to Re:START and back, Infinite Definite is a classic story of a business in the Christchurch CBD, earthquakes ...

 

New Zealand Fashion Week will be back in 2021

Shopping

It’s fun, fabulous and the highlight of New Zealand’s fashion calendar: New Zealand Fashion Week will return to Auckland in 2021. Coming to ...

 

Q&A: Liam Bowden of Deadly Ponies

Shopping - People

You know a Deadly Ponies bag as soon as you see it. What’s Hot New Zealand talks to designer Liam Bowden about what inspires him, and about his ...

 

The personal stories behind the exclusive jewellery at Roccabella

Shopping

For Vikki George at Roccabella, jewellery is about stories and memories. She tells Cityscape about some of the most special jewellery in the ...

 

Lou Heller's fashion trends for 2021

People - Shopping

Fashion stylist, writer and educator Lou Heller reflects on the trends of 2020 and predicts what’s going to be hot in 2021. The trends to watch ...

 

New nautical-themed Karen Walker jewellery line lands

Shopping

Anchors away! Karen Walker’s fabulous new jewellery range has set sail. Dubbed ‘The Navigator’, the collection is a nod to her childhood spent ...

 

Q&A: Peri Drysdale, founder of Untouched World

People - Shopping

No one mixes style and sustainability like Peri Drysdale of Untouched World, the only lifestyle fashion company to be recognised by the UN for ...

 

Q&A: Best Dressed judge Lou Heller

Shopping - What's On

Lou Heller is a stylist, personal shopper, and a judge at the upcoming IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day at Addington Raceway in Christchurch. She's ...

 

James Smith is not your life coach

Shopping - What's On

Loud, crass and with a no-holds-barred attitude, personal trainer and fitness guru James Smith is heading to New Zealand in 2021 to change your ...

 

New Zealand shopping essentials

Shopping

Fabulous Finds Paua The iridescent shell of the Paua (Abalone) is polished and fashioned into beautiful jewellery. Carved jewellery Contemporary ...

 

New Zealand Luxe

Shopping

For the ultimate escape from everyday stresses, unwind at one of New Zealand’s unforgettable retreats – because you don’t want the pampering to ...

 

Rejuvenation day spas & beauty clinics

Shopping

In addition to geothermal pools or traditional Māori massage, you will also find numerous beauty clinics and day spas throughout the country ...

 

Exploring Wellington

North Island - Food & Drink - Shopping - Stay - See & Do

Wellington is not only the nation’s political centre but in many ways the cultural centre. It contains numerous museums, galleries and theatres, ...

 

Exploring Nelson & Abel Tasman

South Island - Food & Drink - Shopping - Stay - See & Do

There’s so much on offer in Nelson and the Abel Tasman that it can be hard to know where to start! There are plenty of ways to explore the ...

 

Exploring Christchurch & Canterbury

See & Do - Stay - Shopping - Food & Drink - South Island

The largest city in the South Island and the second-largest in New Zealand, Christchurch is a cosmopolitan and cultured centre. Founded on the ...

 

Exploring Central Otago

See & Do - Stay - Shopping - Food & Drink - Culture - South Island

Central Otago – affectionately known as ‘Central’ – is home to welcoming rural outposts where you can enjoy the famous southern hospitality in ...

 

Exploring Auckland

See & Do - Stay - Shopping - Food & Drink - Culture - North Island

Straddling two harbours and draped over 48 volcanic cones, Auckland occupies a stunning natural landscape. Known as the ‘City of Sails’, when ...

 

Unwinding at Christchurch's Champs-Elysées Day Spa

Shopping

“You look like you have a spring in your step,” beams Champs-Elysées Day Spa coordinator Angela Rewha, as I pad down the lavish wooden staircase ...

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