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.

 

Shopping | People

Q&A: Superette’s Rickie Dee and James Rigden

Rickie Dee and James Rigden started contemporary fashion boutique Superette when they were 21. Two decades later, they've accumulated a fair ...

 

Shopping | People | Word on the street

Q&A: Fashion designer Caitlin Crisp

Caitlin Crisp is an up-and-coming star of New Zealand fashion. Her timeless, easy-to-wear pieces are in trendy boutique windows around the ...

 

Shopping | People

Q&A: Innovative eco designer Anthea Madill

Reusable water balloons and iconic huia feather earrings made from recycled plastic – Anthea Madill is bringing wicked planet-friendly products ...

 

Culture | Shopping | Word on the street

New Zealand Fashion Week 2021: Bonus Miromoda show added to the lineup

New Zealand Fashion Week is gearing up for an unforgettable event in August, and there will now be two appearances of the popular Miromoda ...

 

Shopping | See & Do | Word on the street

The 10 best fashion podcasts to check out in 2021

Fashion is a massive topic and a huge part of our world, and there’s just so much to know about it. Luckily What's Hot New Zealand has the ...

 

Destinations | Shopping | See & Do

Wānaka: a scenic fashion hub

Fashionistas will want to jot this one down in your travel plans: New Zealand has an epic shopping destination all our own, and it’s nestled ...

 

Shopping | Word on the street

Heat your foodie spaces with this season's colours

Resene consultant Rebecca Long tells What's Hot New Zealand how to bring some fire into your kitchen – and dining area – with a lick of ...

 

Shopping

Hands-on jewellery with Debra Fallowfield

Dunedin-based Debra Fallowfield is a straight-to-the-matter type of jeweller – she’s unpretentious, good for a laugh, and she gets shit done. ...

 

Shopping

Lou Heller's 5 autumn wardrobe must-haves

Stylist extraordinaire Lou Heller says this season she's really focusing on luxurious items that can be worn every day, finding that casual look ...

 

Shopping | People

Infinite Definite's journey after the Christchurch earthquakes

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

 

Shopping

New Zealand Fashion Week will be back in 2021

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 ...

 

Shopping | People

Q&A: Liam Bowden of Deadly Ponies

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 ...

 

Shopping

The personal stories behind the exclusive jewellery at Roccabella

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

 

Shopping | People

Lou Heller's fashion trends for 2021

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 ...

 

Shopping

New nautical-themed Karen Walker jewellery line lands

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

 

Shopping | People

Q&A: Peri Drysdale, founder of Untouched World

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

 

Shopping | What's On

Q&A: Best Dressed judge Lou Heller

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 ...

 

Shopping | What's On

James Smith is not your life coach

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 ...

 

Shopping

New Zealand shopping essentials

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

 

Shopping

New Zealand Luxe

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

 

Shopping

Rejuvenation day spas & beauty clinics

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

 

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

Exploring Wellington

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

 

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

Exploring Nelson & Abel Tasman

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 ...

 

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

Exploring Christchurch & Canterbury

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

 

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

Exploring Central Otago

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

 

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

Exploring Auckland

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

 

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Unwinding at Christchurch's Champs-Elysées Day Spa

“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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